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Create stunning visualisations using cutting edge technology. Astound the executive team and customers with your ability to take complex data from databases and spreadsheets and highlight meaningful business insights. Never before have we had such a wealth of information available to us. In a data-driven world, it is imperative for organisations to have effective data visualisation and intelligence strategies, that give them the ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced digital landscape. Tap into data strategy to gain valuable insights into effective decision-making and the numbers behind business success. Develop skills in programming languages, databases and spreadsheets to extract and interpret data, and consolidate your knowledge by completing a portfolio-building project. Create a compelling visualisation dashboard to guide business intelligence, and equip yourself and your organisation with the skills required for effective data analysis.
In this credential you will:
- design and develop programs and scripts using Python programming, SQL databases and Excel spreadsheets
- plan and incorporate data pre-processing and model real data
- author professional profiles for an improved professional presence on digital platforms
- create and demonstrate a consolidated digital visualisation dashboard
- conceptualise the main aspects of extracting and conveying data in a manner that aids business intelligence.
The content of the course is driven by industry demand, meaning you will acquire skills that are highly sought after in the workplace. You will use in-demand industry software to create powerful business visualisations and you will ultimately become equipped to take greater managerial and operational control of your organisation's business intelligence requirements. You will complete a pass/fail authentic, industry relevant assessment to provide the opportunity to demonstrate learning mastery.
No prior experience is required, although it would be beneficial to have:
- experience in programming and data intelligence or;
- prior undergraduate or equivalent credit gained for recognised learning.
What you will gain from this credential
Successful completion of this credential earns a digital badge that is instantly shareable to your social networks (including Linkedin) which showcases your skill mastery in cloud architecture and cyber-security.
This credential provides intermediate knowledge and skills in a discipline, and usually requires some prior learning or experience.
You will also earn 25 credit points, which can contribute towards a Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice.
What should you bring to this credential?
Learning materials will be provided to you through the teaching of this credential and via Canvas, our learning management system. You must bring your own laptop to class.
Where will my learning experience be held?
All courses are delivered face to face and in an online virtual classroom. The face to face sessions will run twice per week over four weeks. They commence Tuesday 12 October 2021, in the Gallery Room from 5:30pm to 9pm.