Data Analysis for Business: Foundations

SDA Bocconi School of Management

How long?

  • online
  • on demand

What are the topics?

SDA Bocconi School of Management

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Who should attend

The program is designed for those who do not yet master basic statistics, without a scientific background, not familiar with quantitative methods or calculation procedures.

About the course

The Program’s main characteristic is its practical approach. You won’t have to demonstrate theorems or memorize formulas. You will focus on practical applications, case studies and exercises. At the end of the Program you will be able to manage the most widespread data analysis techniques, descriptive statistics and visuals, and to use them for a correct analysis of both categorical and numerical variables.

The Program

Fundamentals of data analysis for manager Online Program can be attended whenever and in any way you want. To optimize your learning experience we suggest you to spread it over a 6 weeks’ period with an average time commitment of approximately 3 hours per week. Each week comprises learning units varying in content, applications and tools: for example, videos, interviews, exercises, tests, questionnaires, tutorials, papers, case studies and so on.

The Program includes a final assessment and a satisfaction survey, both needed to receive the SDA Bocconi certificate.

Contents are presented through 6 modules:

INTRODUCTION AND DATA GATHERING

  • Introduction and fundamentals
  • Data Types

DATA VISUALIZATION (PRESENTING DATA WITH TABLES AND CHARTS)

  • Tables and Charts for Categorical Data
  • Tables and Charts for Numerical Data

SUMMARY STATISTICS (PRESENTING DATA WITH NUMERICAL MEASURES)

  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Measures of (Non-Central) Location
  • Box-and-whisker Plot
  • Measures of Variability
  • Shape of the Distribution
  • Spotting and Handling Outliers

REPORTING

  • Using Excel to Create a Report (Table, Charts and Measures)
  • Reading and Understanding a Statistical Report

RANDOM VARIABLES and NORMAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION

  • Linear Combinations of Random Variables and Standard Scores
  • Probability and Normal Distribution

LINEAR CORRELATION AND REGRESSION LINE

  • Bivariate Analysis
  • Linear Correlation Analysis
  • Regression Line

Experts

Renata Trinca Colonel

Curriculum Vitae Renata Trinca Colonel is SDA Professor of Decision Sciences & Business Analytics at SDA Bocconi School of Management. She is Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Bocconi University. Her cooperation with SDA Bocconi began in 2002. Since then, she has run numerous courses on Bus...

Data Analysis for Business: Foundations at SDA Bocconi School of Management

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