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Overview

Data, the ‘fuel’ of the digital era, is one of the core assets in every organisation. Leading-edge companies in all industries are using analytics to help them make more accurate decisions. Managers collect and analyse these enormous data sets to identify past trends, unveil new patterns and get insights to make sense of Big Data.

This 2-day workshop provides an introduction to business analytics for professionals. Through a combination of seminars and case studies, participants will be equipped with the knowledge on data preparation and cleansing, effective data storytelling through visual analytics and will experience hands-on practice on the visualisation tool, Power BI.
 

Speakers / Trainers

What You’ll Learn

Overview of Data Analytics
  • To acquire a general understanding and overview of data analytics knowledge in business
Analytics Mindset
  • To apply analytics mindset to maximise the value from data analytics.
Data Literacy
  • To handle and manipulate multiple data sets, data preparation and cleansing.
Data Visualisation: Analysis to Insight
  • To grasp the concept of appropriate visual representation and to distinguish between effective and ineffective visuals.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Professionals who are interested in data analytics.
  • Professionals who wish to leverage on data analytics tools to champion data-driven decision making in their organisation.
  • Professionals with little or no prior basic knowledge in Power BI or Tableau.
  • Professionals who are knowledgeable about data analytics are encouraged to attend the Data Analytics For Business Practices: Intermediate
 

SITizens Learning Credits (SLC) - Eligible Course

SIT Alumni: Before registering for courses, please activate your SITizens Learning Credits via the email sent by SIT Alumni Team, on behalf of SITLEARN Professional Development.

Registration Closed (only for SIT Alumni)
 

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the course
  • Undertake non-credit bearing assessment (during course)

Schedule

Day 1
Topic Topic Description
Data Analytics in Practice  Organisations collect and analyse enormous data sets to identify past trends, unveil new patterns and gain new insights to make sense of big data. Advanced and contemporary tools for data analytics are used to help gain a competitive advantage in businesses.
Analytics Mindset Analytics mindset is a valuable framework that helps businesses and working professionals maximise data analytics value. An Analytics mindset framework is the ability to formulate relevant questions, comprehend data, apply appropriate data analytics models or techniques, and interpret results and share it with stakeholders.
Data Literacy This topic will guide you through a system thinking approach to understand structure of the data and the content within. Extraction, transformation, and loading of data are time-consuming but essential steps in data preparation. You will be guided to work on data preparation and cleansing. 

Day 2
Topic Topic Description
Visualisation Foundation  “A picture is worth a thousand words”
Presentation of analytics results can be displayed in many various way. Course trainers will help participants familiarise with basic visualisation features, like, charting, filter, and data drill down.
Data Storytelling An effective data analytics report has to be concisely packaged with focus on key issues and emphasis on essential findings. Thus, when data analytics results is summarised in a compelling and convincing manner, it creates more value-add to the users as key messages of the report is easily understood.  

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $1,070.00 $321.00 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $1,070.00 $321.00 $121.00
Non-Singaporeans $1,070.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible

Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding


In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Date 12 Sep 2019 (Thu)
13 Sep 2019 (Fri)

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