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Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation.

Data analysis is the process of examining, overlaying, cleaning, transforming and modelling data with the aim of uncovering useful insights in support of decision-making. There are myriad data analysis methods, including: data mining, text analytics, business intelligence and data visualisations. There are also many software applications, coding languages and other tools that can assist in your data analysis practices.

Data analytics refers to specific tools and techniques used in data analysis. Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics are specific analytics tools that also contain their own structure, methods and techniques for analysing data.

Learn all about data analysis and specific analytics tools at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Business Analytics Course

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. Organisations are placing increasing importance on evidence-based decision-making. The rise of terms like “predictive analytics” and “big data” reflect a greater reliance on analytics techniques across commercial, government and not-for-profit sectors. This business analytics course introduces you to an array of analytical techniques that will enable you to extract meaning from data in a disciplined... [More]
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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Business Analytics Course

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Introduction to R Programming Course

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. The ability to extract useful insights from large amounts of data is rapidly becoming one of the most highly valued skills in modern information workers. This growing demand is reflected in the increasing ubiquity of R in business, government and academia. Learning R will turn you into a data surgeon, able to examine, filter, transform and visualise datasets in ways simply not possible with spreadsheets... [More]
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Introduction to R Programming Course

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Intermediate R Programming Course

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. Build on your basic R programming skills with this intermediate course focused on data analysis.* The ability to extract, visualise, model and understand data is one of the most valuable skills in the information economy. This course will equip you to independently complete meaningful data analysis projects and communicate their insights to a wider audience. *You are not required to have taken the... [More]
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Intermediate R Programming Course

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Intermediate R Programming Course

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Introduction to SPSS Course

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. This introductory SPSS course is for researchers and administrators who need to turn data into actionable insights with a powerful and easy-to-use database. This course provides practical, hands-on experience using many of the functions in SPSS. You will learn basic statistical concepts and practice data analysis and interpretation. This course will prepare you for participation in more advanced SPSS... [More]
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Introduction to SPSS Course

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Python Programming Course 1B: Data Analytics

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. The ability to extract useful insights from big data is one of the most highly-valued skills in today’s knowledge economy. Python’s massive library of functions makes it easy to examine, filter, transform and visualise datasets in ways not possible with spreadsheets or relational databases. With the availability of user-friendly development environments such as Jupyter Notebook and Spyder, it’s easier... [More]
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Python Programming Course 1B: Data Analytics

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Data Visualisation and Storytelling Course

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. If you want to learn how to better present your data and tell a compelling story with it, then this course is for you. Companies and people spend huge amounts of time creating and then trying to share data. Being able to tell a story around your data is an important skill, providing insights and informing better decision-making. In this course, you will learn about the seven principles of data... [More]
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Data Visualisation and Storytelling Course

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Data Visualisation and Storytelling Course

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Data Visualisation and Storytelling Course

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Introduction to Tableau Course: Level 1A

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. Tableau is the first choice for organisations looking to unlock the potential of big data. Turn your data into actionable insights with Tableau’s data management, visualisation, interactive dashboard and online sharing capabilities. Tableau enables you to perform essential tasks for many of today’s research, analysis and business intelligence jobs. This Introduction to Tableau course runs in two parts.... [More]
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Introduction to Tableau Course: Level 1B

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. This Tableau course is suitable for those wanting to further develop their Tableau skills and build out their introductory Tableau skillset.*Turn your data into actionable insights with Tableau’s data management, visualisation, interactive dashboard and online sharing capabilities. *This course is a continuation of the Introduction to Tableau Course: Level 1A. We encourage you to complete the Level 1A... [More]
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Python Programming Course 1A: An Introduction

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. Python is one of the most in-demand technical skills and one of the easiest programming languages to learn. With a syntax similar to the English language Python is perfect for beginners. It has numerous applications, from website development to big data analytics and visualisation. This course is part one of a two-part Introduction to Python series. After completing 1A, we encourage you to proceed with... [More]
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Python Programming Course 1A: An Introduction

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Power BI course

Data analysis and analytics. Uncover insights and transform your organisation. Power BI – Microsoft’s self-service business intelligence tool – will help you leverage the power of your data and gain valuable insights. During the course, we will take a sample data set and use it to explore navigation and functionalities of Power BI, touch upon the underlying business intelligence concepts and learn how to develop and deploy reports and dashboards. Aims The aim of the course is to... [More]
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