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- Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, Manchester
- Data Science for Business Decision Making
Data Science for Business Decision Making
Advance your data science skills by registering for the Data Science for Business Decision Making course by Alliance Manchester Business School.
30 Sep, 2021
Course Commencement Date
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Learning efforts 4-6 Hours Per Week
Data Science for Business Decision Making course is being imparted by Emeritus and Alliance Manchester Business School to help the learners understand the various concepts of data science. It aims to provide the participants with fundamental data science skills to resolve their real-world business problems.
Through this course, the participants will be trained in basic coding skills, tools, and techniques for assessing and sharing data for data manipulation and implement statistical modelling. They will be given an applied understanding of data science and its use for management and business and practices.
They will learn about the basic commands, data analysis, and functions in the R programming language, predicting prices, sales, classification tools, key programming tools for data evaluation, and visualisation for improving understanding and communication. They will be equipped with the skills to process, model, analyse, and share data. Participants will be able to combine their business expertise with data skills in order to make management decisions and gain better business outcomes while dealing with real-world challenges
- 100% online course
- 7 weeks course
- 4-6 hours of weekly learning
- Course certificate by University of Manchester
- Digital certificate
- 14-day money-back guarantee
- Course instructors from Alliance Manchester Business School
- Video lectures
Course and certificate fees
Fee details for the Data Science for Business Decision Making course are mentioned below:
Pay in Full
- Candidates can pay the full amount of £ 1,150 for this course.
Candidates can pay the course fees in 2 instalments as given below:
- 1st instalment- £ 645
- 2nd instalment- £ 528
Candidates can pay the course fees in 3 instalments as given below:
- 1st instalment- £ 435
- 2nd instalment- £ 387
- 3rd instalment- £ 386
Fee Details for Data Science for Business Decision Making course
Amount in Pound
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Who it is for
This course can be pursued by the following candidates:
- Mid-career functional managers, analysts, and consultants.
- Professionals working in massive data stream industries such as retail, IT, healthcare, marketing, and finance.
Professionals having the following roles shall be well suited for this course:
- Project Manager
- Sales Manager
- Operations Manager
- Risk Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Principal Consultant
- Management Consultant
Certification Qualifying Details
Participants of the Data Science for Business Decision Making certification course will be given a course certificate upon successful completion of the course.
What you will learn
Participants of the Data Science for Business Decision Making certification course will have an understanding of the following topics:
- They will understand the fundamental concepts of data science.
- They will learn how data science methods can be used for improving business decisions and processes.
- They will acknowledge the programming tools for data assessment.
- They will grasp the techniques for data visualisation for improved communication.
- They will learn the use of data science tools for numeric predictions and performing classifications.
- They will grasp the use of data science tools for extracting meaning from text data sources.
- They will learn about predictive analytics.
- They will understand how to predict positive customer responses to an email campaign.
Filling the form
Candidates should follow the given steps to register for the Data Science for Business Decision Making course:
Step 1: Candidates can click on the URL to visit the official course website https://execed.alliancembs.manchester.ac.uk/data-science/?thank_you=true
Step 2: Select to apply now.
Step 3: Candidates have to create an account to continue with registration.
Step 4: Click on the start application and provide the requisite details.
Step 5: Select the payment method and pay the course fees to start learning.
Introduction to data science
Creating impactful data visualisations
- Basic and advanced
- Basic line plots
- Hotspot street maps
Supervised learning for predictive analytics – regression
- Making predictions
- Understanding the model
- Comparing the model to the
- Linear regression in r
Supervised learning for predictive analytics – classification
- Roc curves
- Logistic regression in r
- Interpreting the models
Unsupervised learning for descriptive analytics – clustering
- Hierarchical clustering in r
- The value of recommendation systems
Using text as data
- Pre-processing in r
- Predicting sentiment
- Bag of words in r
How it helps
The Data Science for Business Decision Making course is an opportunity for learners to gain knowledge about the concepts of data science. They will be able to create business solutions and communicate their analyses efficiently to their stakeholders. They will be skilled enough to understand and solve their business challenges effectively.
This course is being offered online to enable the participants to pursue it without any hassle. They can complete the course according to their feasibility and convenience. They will be given coding demos and practice in RStudio to ensure hands-on experience. Video lectures and industry examples will enable a better understanding. They can interact and discuss with their peers the course topics. Assignments and quizzes will enable the participants to gauge their learning of the concepts.
Course offerings will ensure retention and understanding of the course concepts. They will be given a course certificate highlighting their skills and knowledge. Participants can include the certificate in their resume making it more valuable. It will add weight to the work profile of the participants. After course completion, participants will be able to explore various career prospects. They will become a part of the Executive Education Network. They will be able to join various companies with their skills and knowledge. Their knowledge and experience will give them a competitive edge over others in the industry.
The course instructor is Dr. Panagiotis Sarantopoulos, a lecturer in Marketing at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.
Industry examples of brands and global organisations such as the World Health Organization, Netflix, and Twitter will be given through the course.
In case the participants are not satisfied with the course, within 14 days, of course, starting they can contact the officials and avail a refund.
Participants can contact the support team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling on +13158710015.
Yes, participants can pay the course fees in two or three instalments.
After course completion, participants will be issued a digital certificate in their legal name and it shall be emailed to the participants at no additional cost.
The course will be conducted through hands-on programming demonstrations in RStudio, video lectures, readings, quizzes, and peer discussions.
Through the executive education network, participants will be given information about new programme launches, top-class speaker events, and a wide network of peers.
Participants have to reflect on what they learn every week and figure out the next steps on how that concept can be implemented in their business situations.
Participants can schedule a call with the advisor or call them on +44 1618507164 to speak with them.
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