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DMSA has developed a number of business-oriented courses for non-financial people who need to understand and interpret data and numerical information as well as surveys and the survey process.

Data Analytics

Data Analytics – 2 to 4 days

It is critical for organisations today, to develop a data analytics capability. This course is aimed at people who are familiar with Information Management and/or Data Science.  The purpose is to enrich existing knowledge and to be introduced to advanced data analytics techniques

Modules range from basic analytical principles to more advanced data analytics.  The training has a hands-on focus and is based on examples from the workplace.

Course modules

  • Understanding data types
  • Summarising data
  • Working with percentiles
  • Interpreting data are graphically
  • Measures of scatter
  • Inference and hypothesis testing
  • Sampling
  • Correlation and regression
  • Logistics regression
  • Clustering
  • CHAID analysis

Who should attend?

Data scientists and people who are involved in data mining.

Frequently asked questions

Q: How long is the course?

A: The course is run for between two to four days depending on the company’s requirements.  Consecutive days are recommended.

Q: Is this a standard course?

A: The course can be adapted by choosing which modules are relevant for the organisation and the level of participant experience.

Q: Do you run the training course for a single organisation?

A: If you would prefer for the course to be facilitated at your own venue, on a date that suits you, this can be arranged depending on the number of delegates.  Some organisations prefer this as it means that they can work with proprietary information without confidentiality concerns.