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Data Analysis Fundamentals

Duration

8/5 (Mon) - 9/15 (Sun)

Course fee

350 USD

Merge live online sessions with the convenience of self-directed learning for an introductory course focused on utilizing insights for informed decision-making. 

 

Ideal for newcomers to the field, aiming to build foundational skills in business analytics and improve their strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.

How This Course Can Help You Block

01.

Develop your foundational skills in data analysis

Enhance your skills in analyzing complex business situations using relevant data.

02.

Learn to craft compelling, insight-based solutions

Develop the ability to dynamically create evidence-based solutions for business-related challenges.

 

03.

Gain insights from a diverse business community

Get an opportunity to discuss and share what you have studied with peers from different countries through weekly online events.

Course Objectives

01.

Sharpen your problem-solving skills in complex business scenarios

02.

Grasp the foundation of integrating data analysis in business decision-making

03.

Begin your journey into data visualization

04.

Discover the strength of data: a beginner's guide to structured data analysis

05.

Navigate the digital landscape by understanding marketing metrics

06.

Tackle complex issues with a data-driven mindset

Study Cycle

In this course, you will go through a study cycle each week to learn the basic concepts and put them into practice.

01.

Prepare

02.

Learn from Faculty

03.

Review

04.

Output Practice

Course Flow

Week 01/06

Develop a deeper understanding of how data fuels business success

*Required
*Required
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Week 06/06

Putting it all together: applying the concepts to real-world scenarios

*Required
*Required
*Required
Week 01/06

Develop a deeper understanding of how data fuels business success

*Required
*Required
*Required
Week 06/06

Putting it all together: applying the concepts to real-world scenarios

*Required
*Required
*Required

Meet the Faculty

Faculty: Jake Pratley

EDUCATION​

Masters in Business Administration, GLOBIS University (MBA with Academic Excellence Award)
BA, Journalism, University of Queensland 

PROFILE

Jake Pratley oversees faculty and content development for the English MBA programs at GLOBIS University. Working in education businesses for over 10 years, he has played leading roles in global expansion and product development. He has led diverse teams, fostered organizational change, launched new products, and developed strategic partnerships in Japan and globally.


In his prior role as head of student recruitment, Jake implemented data-driven processes and organizational change that led to record growth of the English MBA programs at GLOBIS University. He then restructured strategies to successfully adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jake previously played a leading role in the successful launch of the school’s Online MBA. Prior to GLOBIS, Jake worked in public relations for a professional soccer club in Australia.


Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Queensland and an MBA from GLOBIS University, graduating with the Award for Academic Excellence in 2017.

Course Schedule

Total Course Duration: 6 weeks

8/5 (Mon) - 9/15 (Sun)

*All materials except the capstone case will be available until 9/29 (Sun)

Live Class:
Week 01 & Week 06

8/10 (Sat) + 9/14 (Sat)

*Class Time: 20:00 -21:30 Japan Standard Time

Live Group Work:
On any of the following days

Thu・Fri・Sat・Sun

*Some days will have multiple time slots

Capstone Case: Week 05 - Week 06

9/2 (Mon) - 9/22 (Sun)

*Submission deadline is until 9/22 (Sun)

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