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Skills you will gain

Data-Informed Decision-MakingBig DataData AnalysisData Visualization (DataViz)

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Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, French, Japanese

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Data Analytics

12 videos (Total 58 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Solving business problems using data analytics4m
Making business-defining decisions using data analytics4m
A Message from our Chief People Officer at PwC41s
Why do you need a data and analytics framework?3m
The 4 aspects of the data and analytics framework3m
Data and analytics framework: tools and techniques12m
Make better and faster decisions with data and analytics4m
Data and analytics at PwC5m
Week 1 recap with Amity and Mike1m
8 readings
Course overview and syllabus10m
Updating your profile10m
The value delivered by analytics10m
PwC's Global Data and Analytics Survey 201610m
The data and analytics framework10m
Types of analytics10m
Careers and roles in a professional services firm20m
Learn more about PwC and our career opportunities10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz15m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Technology and types of data

7 videos (Total 53 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
PwC's perspective on big data5m
Data and analytics examples at PwC5m
Identifying, organizing and processing data7m
Week 2 recap with Amity and Mike1m
3 readings
"Structured", "Semi-Structured", and "Unstructured" data10m
Implications of unstructured data - Case studies20m
Data tools and technologies10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz15m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Data analysis techniques and tools

8 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
The role of R6m
The role of Python5m
The Power of Visualization3m
The role of QlikView4m
Week 3 recap with Amity and Mike2m
2 readings
Data analysis approaches and techniques10m
A Business Example of Data Visualization Tools10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz15m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Data-driven decision making project

2 videos (Total 5 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
Final course simulation10m
Learn more about PwC and our career opportunities10m
1 practice exercise
Final course simulation quiz10m
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Top reviews from Data-driven Decision Making

By JQMay 27th 2017

Congratulation is a great course, a Professional level.\n\nThank you PwC for share the experience of the HUMAN TALENT.\n\nThank to the instructors a really great course.\n\nThank you and God bless you

By CEMay 10th 2018

Great high-level introduction into what big data is, how data & analytics is impacting business decision making, and how PwC uses data & analytics to improve the quality of work delivered to clients.

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Alex Mannella

Alumni / Former Principal

About PwC

With offices in 157 countries and more than 208,000 people, PwC is among the leading professional services networks in the world. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. ...

About the Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach Specialization

If you are a PwC Employee, gain access to the PwC Specialization and Courses for free using the instructions on the PwC L&D Spark page or simply search "Coursera" on PwC Spark. This Specialization will help you get practical with data analysis, turning business intelligence into real-world outcomes. We'll explore how a combination of better understanding, filtering, and application of data can help you solve problems faster - leading to smarter and more effective decision-making. You’ll learn how to use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and other common data analysis and communication tools, and perhaps most importantly, we'll help you to present data to others in a way that gets them engaged in your story and motivated to act. What's more, should you enroll in these courses, you will be invited to join PwC's talent network. Those who opt into this talent network will receive information about PwC career opportunities, thought leadership, and happenings in the PwC global network. Please note: If you'd like to audit the courses in this Specialization, you'll need to enroll in each course separately and then you will see the audit option. This specialization was created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP with an address at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10017....
Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach

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