Data Literacy


Course Number: DATA-100

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Data Literacy Training Overview

This Data Literacy training course teaches attendees how to effectively navigate data to ask the right questions and define the right metrics with a focus on interpretation, context, and communication. Participants optionally work with their own data (or can work with data we provide) to make improvements and create more impactful data-driven narratives.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Ask questions to get the right context for any analysis
  • Determine which metrics are important
  • Analyze and visualize metrics appropriately
  • Identify common pitfalls of data analysis and visualization
  • Apply best practices of data visualization and storytelling
  • Communicate insights in a clear, simple way that tells a story to drive action

Prerequisites

All students should have prior experience working with corporate reporting.

Outline

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Introduction
What keeps the CEO up at night
Obtaining Context
  • Focus on the why
  • Challenging assumptions
  • Identifying key metrics
  • Tying back to measurable business impacts
Exploratory vs. Explanatory Analysis
  • Digging deeper in your data to find key insights
    • Finding meaning in the noise
    • Summary statistics vs disaggregated exploration
  • Identifying the appropriate audience and how best to communicate to them
    • Best practices of data visualization
    • Common pitfalls of analysis and visualization
Using the 5 Types of Analyses
Interpreting Charts in Context
Interpreting Summary Statistics
How to Make Your Work Present Itself When You Aren’t There to Explain It
How to Present Your Analysis to Different Types of Audiences
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Data Literacy training attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

Software Needed on Each Student PC
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 or later (2013 or later recommended)
  • Internet access
  • Related data and lab files that Accelebrate would provide


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