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Why learn Predictive Analytics for Business
Big data has created unlimited opportunities for organisations to analyse performance, predict business outcomes and shape future strategy. As a result, the global business analytics market is expected to reach $71.1 billion by 2022. This course has been developed in partnership with Udacity to harness your potential and capitalise on the explosion of career opportunities in the predictive analytics space.
Learn to apply predictive analytics and business intelligence to solve real-world business problems and transform your career.
How does it work
Designed to prepare you for a career in predictive analytics, this course enables you to master a scientific approach to solving problems with data. You’ll learn how to analyse data, create dashboards, and build predictive models, while gaining fluency in leading software packages Alteryx and Tableau. Assessment is entirely project-based, and you’ll be immersed in datasets that solve real-world business issues.
Advanced analytics, linear regression, data wrangling different data types (including dirty data and outliers) binary and non-binary classifcation models, A/B testing, time series forecasting using ETS and ARMINA models, segmentation, clustering, Alteryx, Tableau.
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Problem solving with advanced analytics
Framework for analytical approach
Multiple linear regression
Predict sales for a catalogue launch
Different data types
Dirty data and outliers
Reformatting and joining data from different sources
Create an analytical dataset
Binary classification models
Non-binary classification models
Driving business insights
Predict loan default risk
Creating A/B testing
Executing A/B testing
Analysing A/B testing
A/B test a menu launch
Time series forecasting
ETS models and forecasting
ARIMA models and forecasting
Segmentation and clustering
Finding patterns in your data
Combine predictive techniques