Data Analysis in the Real World

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Delivery Method:

Web Based Training (WBT) - Self Paced

Contact Hours:




Type : self-paced, online Access Time : 365 days from enrollment

Description : This course discusses data-driven decision making across a variety of sectors such as healthcare, education, and government. This course also offers recommendations for decision-making based on data analytics for each sector. The course will begin with an introduction of Big Data, then continue into a deeper dive on its implications within each sector.

Learning Objectives :

  1. Explain the management implications of the use of business intelligence and knowledge management systems
  2. Define Big Data and describe its current uses for analysis and future potential and its implications
  3. Explain common analytics for business and quality improvement
  4. Recommend manufacturing business decisions based on data analytics
  5. Explain common analytics used in health care
  6. Recommend health care decisions based on data analytics
  7. Explain common analytics used in education
  8. Recommend educational decisions based in data analytics
  9. Explain common analytics used in government
  10. Recommend governmental decisions based on data analytics

Contact Hours : This course offers five (5) contact hours for continuing education credit.

CEUs : .5

Key Features :

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Audio-enabled
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Real-world case studies
  • Fully accessible
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported
  • Video content

Refund Policy: You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.


Estimated time to complete: 5 hours

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 80% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Young and old businessmen

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