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Application of Data Analysis Fundamentals Certificate

CPE

CPE Credits
15-Other

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PICPA Member: $599 | Nonmember: $749


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Course No.
188320
Level
Intermediate

Description

Understand the concepts and definitions of data analytics and fundamental statistical analysis techniques to glean useful information from data. Learn the variables that make up a data set and perform meaningful calculations: central tendency, variability, probability, and distribution. Delve into recognizing these qualities and how to use them in practical business situations. Practice with useful concepts such as quartiles, variance, and standard deviation.

Highlights

  • The nature and types of variables in data sets and how to use them
  • Fundamental statistical concepts for working with data
  • Characteristics of data that can be used for conducting analysis
  • Basic calculations for analyzing and discovering useful insights from data sets
  • How to understand and calculate probability from a data set
  • Different types of distribution and how they can be used
  • Guided exposure to the open-source R platform and its analytics capabilities
  • Case study exploring how statistical analysis can be used in a common fraud-detection scenario

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