School of Hotel Administration

Understanding and Visualizing Data

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Dec 18, 2019
Online
USD 1380
Jan 15, 2020
Online
USD 1380
Feb 5, 2020
Online
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About the course

To make a business decision, you need relevant information and reliable data. But even with the right data, you still need the skills to properly analyze it—and that can make the difference between a good and bad decision.

Cornell Hotel School Professor Chris Anderson guides you through an introduction to statistical methods for data analysis using a combination of hands-on experiential exercises and instructional videos that prepare you to make sound, evidence-based business decisions.

Key Benefits

Participants who complete this course will be able to...

  • Identify and collect data that can be used to address any given business problem
  • Develop statistical summaries and data visualizations to understand potential outcomes
  • Evaluate decisions by looking at key performance indicators and determining their implications for stakeholders

Topics Include

Module 1: Gather and Qualify Data

Module 2: Visualization and Analysis

Module 3: Bring the Data into the Decision

Who should attend

Who Should Take this Course?

This course is appropriate for anyone from analyst to the SVP with no background in statistics. It is designed for individuals who need to perform analysis to support decision making. The course content draws on examples across all business types.

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Christopher Anderson

Biography Chris Anderson is a professor at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. Prior to his appointment in 2006, he was on faculty at the Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario, Canada. His main research focus is on revenue management (RM) and service pricing. He actively works with ...

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