Intro to Data Literacy

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Piyanka Jain, Christina Tankersley

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Go From Data skeptic to data enthusiast!  


Are you a data skeptic? Are you overwhelmed by data? Do you find it difficult to make business decisions? This course is designed to turn data skeptics into data enthusiasts! Our certified analytics professional will prepare you to understand and engage in your organization’s data strategy, create a common framework for problem-solving with data, and employ a common language around basic tools.

This course will prepare you to understand the analytics landscape and use a structured approach to problem solving.


Topics covered include:

  • Describing the difference between Business Intelligence, Analytics and Testing
  • Distinguishing between four different analytics methodologies
  • Explaining the difference between data science and decision science
  • Applying the BADIR approach to analytics
  • Identifying the benefits and application of each step in the process
  • Communicating results in an effective manner
  • Identifying the different roles available in data analytics


Over 30 minutes of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style!

Course Contents:

Introduction  2:58 
Hello Analytics!  3:39 
Common Analytics Methodologies  4:24 
Introduction to BADIR and Critical Thinking  5:11 
BADIR – Business Question Framework  3:44 
BADIR – Analysis Plan Step  2:47 
BADIR – Data Collection  1:42 
BADIR – Derive Insights  5:32 
BADIR – Recommendations  6:14 
Data Analytics Roles  3:11 

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