Learn to analyze data, create dashboards, and build predictive models
As more and more companies incorporate predictive analytics into their data strategies, demand for business analysts with these skills is growing rapidly, and salaries are rising. This Nanodegree program will equip you with these very in-demand skills, and no programming experience is required to enroll!
You’ll master the most important predictive techniques, work with leading tools in the space, and learn to deliver high-value solutions to important business problems.
Learning with Udacity means getting you exactly where you want to be in your career.
Our flagship Nanodegree programs represent career-track education at its most innovative. Every program is comprised of these core features:
Master cutting-edge skills sought by leading companies
Rigorous, timely project and code reviews
Build an optimized portfolio, earn a recognized credential
Connect directly to exclusive hiring partners
A home-goods manufacturer wants to predict expected profits from a catalog launch. You will apply a framework to work through the problem and build a linear regression model to provide results and a recommendation.
A pet store chain is selecting the location for its next store. You will use data preparation techniques to build a robust analytic dataset and use it to build a predictive model to select the best location.
Management wants some high level metrics about their organization. You will write SQL queries to extract and analyze data from a transactions database and prepare a set of visualizations.
A movie producer wants to better understand film industry trends before releasing its next movie. You will explore a dataset and build Tableau dashboards to answer a set of questions and tell a story with data.
A bank recently received an influx of loan applications. You will build and apply a classification model to provide a recommendation on which loan applicants the bank should lend to.
A chain of coffee shops is considering launching a new menu. You will design and analyze an A/B test and write up a recommendation on whether the chain should introduce the new menu.
A video game producer is planning production levels. You will use time series forecasting models to forecast monthly demand and provide a recommendation to help match supply to demand.
A grocery store chain is planning a significant expansion. You will use multiple analytical techniques to provide recommendations on where and how to expand. After completing the project, you will feel comfortable combining predictive techniques and delivering solutions to complex business problems.
This Nanodegree program prepares you for a career as a business analyst, and enables you to master a scientific approach to solving problems with data. You’ll build fluency in two leading software packages: Alteryx, a tool that enables you to prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly; and Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn to:
If you are interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, and want to bring immediate value to any company, then this program is ideal for you. And remember, no programming experience is required!
A Nanodegree program is an innovative curriculum path that is outcome-based and career-oriented. Every program has a clear end-goal, and the ideal path to get you there. Courses are built with industry leaders like Google, AT&T, and Facebook, and are taught by leading subject matter experts. Students benefit from personalized mentoring and project-review throughout, and have regular access to instructors and course managers through moderated forums.
Graduates earn an industry-recognized credential and benefit from extensive career support. The ultimate goal of a Nanodegree program is to teach the skills you need, for the career you want, so you can build the life you deserve.
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