Business & Data Analytics Foundations
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Number of Courses
Total Contact Hours
90 Hours (9.0 CEUs)
Understanding how to find, interpret, present, and utilize the information for an organization is crucial in today’s technology-centric work environment. Expand your skill set and enhance your résumé with the online LSU Business & Data Analytics Foundations MicroCred®, which is part of the Tableau Business & Data Analytics Certificate.
Students will learn the skills necessary to investigate past and present business data in order to improve business systems for the future. Explore project-based learning through Google Sheets and Python, and analyze real industry data in order to understand, compile, and present data insights. Students who learn these skills go on to become Business and/or Data Analysts.
This MicroCred® is part of the LSU Tableau Business & Data Analytics Certificate program.
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Learners will have six weeks to complete the Introduction to Data Analytics course and four weeks to complete the Statistics I course. Courses must be completed in that order.
If the bundle is purchased, individuals will have three months to complete the program.
Courses require access to high-speed Internet, email, web browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Each MicroCred® program is made up of two to six individual courses. 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 Badger. If you have completed this MicroCred® program, request your badge.
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