Data Analysis Fundamentals: A Hands-on Workshop

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
2 days
From 2,345 USD
Start dates
Online
2,345 USD
10/1/2020

New York City
2,345 USD
10/1/2020

Chicago
2,345 USD
12/16/2020

Arlington
2,345 USD
2/4/2021
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

Are you tired of being under constant pressure to make the right number-based decisions for your organization? Are you too often overwhelmed by an out-of-control flood of data, much of it conflicting and confusing?

Designed for those who have a basic familiarity with MS Excel and want to develop their ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently, this course goes beyond the qualitative side of data analysis to explore proven quantitative tools and methods for analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing data, so that more informed and reliable business decisions can be made. Take this chance to add value to your organization by increasing your productivity in handling all the information and reports that pile up in the inbox every day—and lose the angst that goes with it!

Course Requirements:  A laptop equipped with a mouse and Excel 2010. Your laptop must have the ability to load external files and add-in applications.

How you will benefit:

  • Learn the best practices for organizing, summarizing and interpreting quantitative data
  • Create a repeatable process for analyzing your data
  • Bring out patterns in data that were not apparent at first glance
  • Identify and apply tools for data analysis
  • Shorten the time between analysis and action to avoid “analysis paralysis”
  • Recognize the value of using data to address business questions and inform decision-making

Who should attend?

Business professionals who need the basic tools to quantitatively and accurately analyze the mountains of data that come across their desk each minute of every day to help make data-driven decisions.


Course Requirements:  A laptop equipped with a mouse and Excel 2010. Your laptop must have the ability to load external files and add-in applications.


 

Training content

This training course will cover:

  • Recognizing the context and the need for information
  • Using the Data as a Strategic Model (DASA) as a framing tool when approaching data analysis  
  •  Framing the right questions to ensure the best results
  • Collecting and organizing the “right” data for the questions being posed
  •  Selecting the right tools and techniques to analyze the data
  •  Identifying the relevancy of the data you can access
  •  Interpreting and translating data into actionable insights
  •  Applying analytical tools to your business questions

Costs

The course is priced as follows: $2345 - Non-members
$2095 - AMA members
$1984 - GSA price

About AMA

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...


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