Join Wayne Winston for an in-depth discussion in this video Where can I go to learn more about becoming an analytics professional?, part of Wayne Winston on Analytics.
Fortunately, there are many online programs available now, that will…give you either a Master's degree, or a certificate in Analytics.…So one sample program would involve four courses…to get your certificate, not a Master's degree.…Master's degree would probably involve eight to 12 courses.…But a sample four course certificate…that's representative of what's available now.…And will be more commonly available in the future goes like this.…The first course would be predictive analytics,…which would deal with how to predict things, teach you some statistics,…teach you RSPS or SASS, depending on the school you enrolled in.…
The second would be data warehousing, which is, how…do we avoid these problems, where data doesn't communicate…How do we set up databases so we can…quickly get the information we need to make decisions?…The third course would probably involve simulation…and optimization which we briefly discussed earlier.…And the final course would involve applications…to functional areas such as marketing, finance,…
- What is analytics?
- Predictive vs. prescriptive analytics
- What do you need to know to become an analytic professional?
- Looking at examples of good and bad metrics
- How mobile devices will shape analytics