Stats for Data Analytics

Stats is the foundation of data analytics. But don’t worry, this stats course cuts out all those complicated formulas and theories and gets right to the heart of stats. No stats background needed!

Course objectives

Stats is the foundation of data analytics. You need to know it in order to master your data. But don’t worry, this stats course cuts out all those complicated formulas and theories and gets right to the heart of stats. No stats background needed! We cover descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and even go through a single-variable regression analysis. This course will give you all of the tools to begin analyzing your data. At completion, you’ll know how to analyze your data using a regression analysis.

Some key things you’ll learn:

  • Descriptive statistics
  • Inferential statistics
  • Histograms and scatter plots
  • Confidence interval estimates
  • Single-variable regression analysis

We recommend taking our Intro to Data Analytics in conjunction with this course.

Additional info

CPEs: 5.5

Field of study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: You should have an intermediate knowledge of Excel (e.g. IF statements, VLOOKUP, COUNTIFS, etc.). If you are not comfortable with Excel, we recommend taking our Microsoft Excel Bootcamp.