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This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 70 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.

 

This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 70 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.

 

An online education that sets you apart

This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Join a community of global professionals who have already benefitted from the opportunity to:

Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

Gain verifiable and relevant competencies, and recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time 

THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

Data Analysis for Management 

ONLINE CERTIFICATE COURSE

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Data Analysis 
for Management 

8 weeks
(excl. orientation)

7-10 hours per week, entirely online

Weekly modules, flexible learning

You'll walk away with:

Tableau data visualisation and reporting skills, with which to clearly communicate your findings and business needs.      

An understanding of how data-driven models can improve your ability to make decisions in a fast-paced and uncertain world, and the ability to use modelling to predict future trends.    

A capstone project as proof of your ability to analyse, summarise, visualise, and report on insights extracted from a dataset. 

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A certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science as validation of your data analysis skills and knowledge. 

Your Course Convenor

 Dr James Abdey
Assistant Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE


Dr James Abdey gained his PhD in Statistics in LSE, and has taught at LSE since 2008. He teaches the Department of Statistics’ undergraduate courses in mathematical statistics and quantitative methods, as well as elective courses in market research. His research interests include market research techniques and forensic statistics — the interplay of statistics and the law. James has extensive experience developing learning resources for LSE's distance learning and summer school programs in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, and regularly teaches in Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the Far East. Outside of academia, he has also worked on various quantitative-based consultancy projects in areas including the art market, the World Gold Council and has given seminars at the UK parliament. 

Dr James Abdey
Assistant Professorial Lecturer 

in Statistics at LSEn  

Dr James Abdey gained his PhD 
in Statistics in LSE, and has taught at LSE since 2008. He teaches the Department of Statistics’ undergraduate courses in mathematical statistics and quantitative methods, as well as elective courses in market research. His research interests include market research techniques and forensic statistics - the interplay 
of statistics and the law. James has extensive experience developing learning resources for LSE's distance learning and summer school programs in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, and regularly teaches in Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the Far East. Outside of academia, 
he has also worked on various quantitative-based consultancy projects 
in areas including the art market, the World Gold Council and has given seminars 
at the UK parliament.   

Course outline

Module 1: Decision-making under uncertainty 

Module 2: Data visualisation and descriptive statistics  

Module 3: Quantifying risk through probability 

Module 4: Data integrity and statistical inference  


 

Module 5:  Evidence-based decisions 

Module 6: Understanding the causes 
of things  

Module 7: Time series forecasting 

Module 8:  Delivering insights through storytelling 

Over the duration of this online certificate course, you’ll work your way through the following modules: 

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