Applied Data Analysis in Organizations and Industries

Course objective

Gain fundamental skills for data analysis that are common within every organisation and industry. Data analysis takes place in the context of industry pressures, environment considerations, data ecosystems, and what’s happening in the real world, but there are some applications of data analysis that remain constant. In this course, you’ll gain a holistic and more comprehensive view of a data analysts' role within an organisation and the industry as well as skills that can be applied regardless of the setting you’re in.

What you will learn

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand Data’s contexts and applications in specific industries and in organisational settings
  • Practice common data analyst techniques while adapting for unique scenarios
  • Work with different types of data
  • Try out different types of data analyst roles to see what data problems resonate
  • Learn about where a Data Analyst career can go from this course and beyond


  • Basic excel proficiency
  • Fundamenatal math and statistics background
  • Data visualisation fluency

What is included

  • Videos and reading resources
  • A total of 10 questions
  • Final exam with 20 questions
  • Hands-On Labs
  • Certification

Course Outline

  1. Data analysis in context
  2. Data analysis for business
  3. Data analysis for education
  4. Data analysis for healthcare
  5. Data analysis for social good
  6. Data analysis careers