Data Fundamentals

Dive into the world of data—get the fundamentals covered, from SQL to Python, while you work in parallel to hone your soft skills and critical business knowledge.

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Core Course

Business Analysis With Structured Data

Here is where you’ll analyze complex business scenarios and create a data model. You’ll be introduced to SQL syntax and review the rules for constructing valid SQL statements.

Key topics & skills

  • SDLC & Agile Methodologies

  • Flow of Analysis & Documentation: BRD, HLD (System Design), Pseudo Code

  • Database Design & the Entity-Relationship Model

  • Designing Data Models

  • Creating Reports from SQL Queries and Creating & Implement Store Procedures

Core Course

Business Statistics

This course emphasizes statistics to solve business problems. You’ll explore descriptive statistics, probability and random variables with emphasis on inferential statistics. You’ll also cover hypothesis testing and regression analysis.

Key topics & skills

  • Probability & Inference

  • Sample Variability

  • Statistical Tests

  • Simple Regression

  • Multiple Regression

Core Course

Communication & Collaboration 1: Personal Impact

Effective communication and collaboration skills can make or break a successful career. Gain a clear understanding of the most in-demand interpersonal competencies and skills in business today. Then, continually apply these skills in exercises and role plays—and graduate with the soft skills needed to succeed in the global workplace.

Key topics & skills

  • Learning & Development

  • Managing Yourself

  • Communicating With Individuals & Groups

  • Presentation Skills—Story Telling, Presentations & Pitching

Core Course

Data Management & SQL

Business decisions need data. In order for you to unearth those decisions, you need to know how to manage data in a relational database system and translate it into purposeful information. In this course, you’ll evaluate relational databases and methodologies as well as developing basic applied proficiency in SQL.

Key topics & skills

  • Relational Database Structure, Tables, Keys & Indexes

  • Structure of a Query & Executing Basic Queries

  • Conditional Search, Organizing & Grouping Queries

  • Using Aggregate Functions

  • Table & Column Alias, Nested Queries

Core Course

Program Immersion

Begin your program with an immersion experience. This is where you’ll first practice essential business skills to prepare for the program and assess your readiness on commonly used concepts and tools for industry and career preparation. You’ll begin to develop communication and teamwork skills, reflect on your personal journey, and build a strong foundation for your ongoing success.

Key Topics & Skills

  • Business, Finance & Communication Fundamentals

  • Academic & Program-Specific Skills, Tools & Essentials

  • Career, Professional & Personal Development

Business Challenge

Business Challenge #1: Moving from Business as Usual to Projecting New Business

How do you move from “Business as Usual” to “New Business”? This key competency for business analysts is the focus of Business Challenge #1, where you’ll clean and analyze datasets in SQL to find past trends. Once you’ve uncovered existing trends, you’ll use Python to provide dependencies in data—and make recommendations based on projections.

Key topics & skills

  • Business As Usual Analysis using SQL

  • ER Models

  • Writing Design Documents & Pseudo Code

  • Using Python for Data Analysis

  • Data Types, Structures & Relationships

Courses and challenges subject to change

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