Overview : Becoming a world class data analytics practitioner requires mastery of the most sophisticated data analytics tools. The R and python languages are some of the most powerful and flexible tools in the data analytics toolkit. This course teaches delegates with no prior programming or data analytics experience how to perform data manipulation, data analysis and data visualisation. Mastery of these techniques will allow delegates to immediately add value in their work place by extracting valuable insight from company data to allow better, data-driven decisions.
Outcomes : After completing this course delegates will be capable of writing effective code to manipulate, analyse and visualise data to enable their organisations make better, data-driven decisions.
Pre-requisites : To attend this course delegates should be competent in the use of spreadsheet software (such as Microsoft Excel), but do not need any prior programming experience.
Who : This course is aimed at anyone who wants to harness the power of data analytics in their organisation.
Outline : The course will explore the following topics through a series of interactive workshop sessions:
- Intro to our chosen language
- Basic programming conventions
- Data structures
- Accessing data
- Descriptive statistics
- Statistical analysis
- Data manipulation
- Data visualisation