Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics

About This Course

The Problem Solving with Analytics course provides students with the foundational knowledge to use data analytics to create business insights. You will learn:
  • To apply a useful framework to solve a business problem
  • To determine which analytical method to apply given the nature of the problem and available data
  • To use linear regression to generate business insights Throughout this course you’ll also learn the techniques to apply your knowledge in a data analytics program called Alteryx. At the end of the course, you’ll complete a project based on the principles in the course. This course is part of the Business Analyst Nanodegree.
  • Why Take This?

    Using advanced analytics is less about being a statistics wiz and more about understanding how to approach problems and knowing what tools to use. In this course you will be introduced to predictive analytics, a powerful tool to help businesses analyze data and predict future outcomes and trends. You’ll learn a scientific approach to solving problems with data, a foundational skill for anyone interested in making data driven decisions in a business context. You'll be introduced Alteryx, a data analytics tool that enables you prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, but lacks programming experience.

    Prerequisites and Requirements

  • No programming experience required
  • Interested in using data to make better business decisions
  • Alteryx license (provided to nanodegree students at no cost, compatible with Windows only)
  • Learn a scientific approach to solving problems with data, a foundational skill for anyone interested in making data driven decisions in a business context.