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Data Analytics Management Certificate

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Innovate Like the Great DaVinci

Data analysis is critical for decision making to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. The online Data Analytics Management certificate combines professional and technical training for employees to become informed consumers of data and improve a company’s bottom line. Participants will learn fundamentals of data analytics, the essential principles of effective project management, and strategies that will help manage a team achieve their organization's goals.

Now more than ever, professionals are expected to be well-rounded, skilled in multiple disciplines, while also having a specialization to stand out. Inspired by famed artist and scientist, Leonardo da Vinci (Mona Lisa, anyone?), LSU Online & Continuing Education is proud to offer DaVinci Certificate programs that fuse technical or business-related knowledge with skill sets gained from the humanities and social sciences.

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Course Listing

Course Listing: Data Analytics Management

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Learning Outcomes

What will I learn from an online Data Analytics Management certificate?

Thinking & Acting Like a Manager (Online)

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain who managers are, what managers do, the skills that they need, and how the type of transition influences the opportunities and challenges they face
  • Apply the knowledge gained regarding the transition to become a manager to your professional life
  • Describe tactics that will help you better manage yourself
  • Explain how employee perceptions can affect your ability to implement change, evaluate performance, and provide feedback to your teams as well as impact your relationship with your boss
  • Apply the knowledge gained regarding managing yourself, managing others, and managing up to your professional life
  • Compare and contrast leadership and managership
  • Describe the characteristics and qualities that contribute to an employee’s willingness to follow you or resist your leadership
  • Apply the knowledge gained regarding leaders and leadership to your real world professional life

Introduction to Data Analytics (Online)

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Construct business framing applications for analytics problem-solving processes
  • Apply spreadsheet software to manipulate and prepare data for analysis
  • Identify insights from data using exploratory data analysis
  • Communicate analysis insights to intended audiences, such as business stakeholders

Essentials of Project Management (Online)

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the requirements for leading and participating in successful projects
  • Apply their learning in a practical way in the workplace
Career Outlook

Career Outlook: Data Analytics Management

The online Data Analytics Management certificate program may prepare you for these roles:

  • Data Scientist
  • Management Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Operations Research Analyst

Cost: Data Analytics Management

The cost for each individual course is:

  • Thinking & Acting Like a Manager - $250
  • Introduction to Data Analytics - $775
  • Essentials of Project Management - $795

If you purchase each course in this program individually, the total cost for all three courses is $1,820.

Bundle and save!

  • If purchased as a certificate program, you’ll receive a bundle discount for a total cost of $1,500.

Payment is due prior to beginning the course.

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Note: Prices are subject to change. Contact an Enrollment Coach to see what savings you may qualify for.

Timeframe to Completion

Timeframe: Data Analytics Management

How fast can I complete an online Data Analytics Management certificate?

If you purchase the courses individually, you have two (2) to six (6) weeks to complete each course. If you purchase the Certificate bundle, you will have four (4) months to complete the program.

Digital Badge Details

Digital Badge: Data Analytics Management

Successful completion of all courses within the program earns you an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your online résumé and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Badgr. For more information on digital badges, visit the LSU digital badge page. If you have completed this program, request your badge.

Student Pathways

Student Pathways: Data Analytics Management

Courses in the Data Analytics Management certificate are also required to complete other programs from LSU Online & Continuing Education. Complete this program and you will already have completed a course required for our:

Some professional certificate programs are also approved to count as credit toward an online degree program through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

Contact an Enrollment Coach today to help put you on a personalized path toward your career goals.

Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements: Data Analytics Management

This online course requires access to a computer with internet access (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), email, MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Refund & Cancellation Policy: Data Analytics Management

Our refund and cancellation policies vary and are subject to change. See the most updated policies.