Foundations of Data Analytics and Statistical Programming

Competent handling of datasets and analysis tools is a decisive success factor for companies and employees. In this certified course, you will lay the foundation for your path to professional data analyses.

Course Factsheet

DegreeUniversity Certificate in Fundamentals of Data Analysis
PaceSupportive Lectures and Tutorials in online-class; Additional self-paced learning
CertificateUniversity certificate ≙ 8 ECTS
DurationOctober – February
CertificationOnline exam
Time Commitment6-8 hours per week
Price2.800 Euro plus Tax
FundingEducational leave possible

Course Description

This module gives an introduction to the relevant statistical and graphical tools experts use. Important methods of descriptive statistics as well as the details of statistical tests will be explained. In addition, you will gain insights into methods of building and assessing statistical models with multiple variables.

The introduction to common statistical software packages will give you a broad overview. Starting with Microsoft Excel you then will proceed with Tableau and SPSS Statistics. Then also you will learn the basics of programming in "R".
The course focuses always on practical applications. Theoretical details will be mentioned but will never become an obstacle to the achievement of this goal.

You will learn in real-time lectures with professors via video conference with direct & personal feedback. Additional documents are available to prepare the lectures and practice the details discussed.

The ECTS system is employed to ensure international recognition of students' academic achievements. The credits awarded in this course can recognized by other universities and substitute modules in study programmes.