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Certificate in Data Analysis Skills
A Data Analysis toolkit for Business Managers Packed With ‘Hands On’ Group And Individual Exercises
5 – 9 February 2017
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
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Overview

By attending this course, you will learn how to apply data analysis techniques to improve your operational and project based work. You will be able to review a range of tools and choose the right ones for the particular application, and produce analysis and diagrams that make your reports and business cases easier to read and more effective.

By applying a probability based approach, you will be able to manage uncertainty in decision making and enhance organisational performance measurement.

Content
  • Introductions And Agenda
  • Overview
  • Statistic Basics
  • Data Analysis And Synthesis
  • Developing And Testing Hypotheses
  • Working With Decision Variables And Optimising Solutions
  • Introduction To Probability
  • Analytical Tools
  • Using Goal Seek® And Solver® In Excel
  • Setting Measures For Organisational Performance
  • Data Analysis Applications – Value Stream Analysis
  • Using Graphics To Present Data
  • Simulated Analysis Using A Case Study
Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a basic working knowledge of data analysis techniques. This may include managers, strategists, business analysts, HR practitioners, supply chain managers, IT managers and specialists, technical authors, general managers and administrative employees.

Benefits Of Attending
  • Describe how data analysis can help to develop more effective operations and projects
  • Choose the right tools to analyse different data sets
  • Produce sensitivity analyses and Tornado charts to enhance business cases
  • Manage uncertainty through statistical methods
  • Create effective strategic and operational organisational performance measures
In Association With

    The George Washington University (GWU)

    The George Washington University School of Business is dedicated to excellence in its teaching and research about management within the United States and internationally. The school has a 75-year history of preparing men and women for leadership in both the private and public sectors. Known internationally for its dedication to academic excellence, the school draws students from all parts of the US and around the world. For further information on George Washington University School of Business, please visit their website www.sbpm.gwu.edu

    As Informa Middle East's academic partner, GW reviews a selected range Informa business and finance certificate courses and programmes. Delegates successfully completing these courses receive an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion. GW is also our academic partner for TwentyEighty formerly ESI) courses.


Course Director

    James Graham
    Principal Consultant
    Stratexology, USA

    James Graham specialises in strategy formulation and strategic execution, with the experience of working in over 30 countries across Africa, The Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Initially working in the sales and marketing function, he then developed a second career in management consulting, working with Pagoda Consulting, a highly respected London based boutique that focuses on IT strategy and business transformation.

    He has consulted to a number of strategically focused initiatives in Europe and the USA and worked in Learning and Development in the Middle East since 2005, mainly in the areas of managing business change, strategy and process management. This experience includes the private and public sectors.

    Although primarily a practitioner, James has also been published, as a contributor to "97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know" (O'Reilly) and as a co-author of "Maximising the Potential", a publication under the Information Society Initiative of the UK Department for Trade and Industry. He also wrote the chapter "Planning for Change" in ABG Publications' "Electronic Business" publication.

    James holds a Certificate in Management Studies, a Diploma in Psychology and a Master of Science in Consulting. He is PMP® certified and also holds British Psychological Society Level A and B Intermediate + qualifications.



Venue and Accommodation

    The Address, Dubai Marina

    Dubai

    The Address Dubai Marina
    Dubai Marina
    P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE
    T: +971 4 4367777
    F: +971 4 4367788
    W: http://www.theaddress.com/en/hotel/dubai-marina

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    Standing tall in the heart of one of Dubai's most vibrant neighbourhoods, where crystal waters shimmer against modern architecture and luxury yachts moor alongside trendsetting restaurants, The Address Dubai Marina is a haven for the discerning traveller.

    With 200 luxurious rooms, five superb restaurants and lounges, a relaxing spa, spectacular infinity pool and state of the art meeting and event facilities, The Address Dubai Marina will keep you refreshed and inspired.

    Perfectly situated for your business needs, The Address Dubai Marina is just a short ride away from Dubai Media and Internet Cities, Knowledge Village, Jebel Ali Free Zone, and within walking distance from the metro station.

    And what is business without a little fun? With the white sand beaches of the Arabian Gulf just a stroll away, and the hotel's direct link to the stylish Dubai Marina Mall, The Address Dubai Marina gives you every reason to extend your stay and unwind.


    Accommodation

    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517
    E: hospitality@informa.com

    VISAS

    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.


Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
27 November 2016
Course Fee Before
1 January 2017
Final Fee
5 – 9 February 2017
(BC6568)
US$ 4,495 US$ 4,995 US$ 5,495

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and pass the final day examination will receive an Informa/GW Certificate of Completion.

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Book and pay full fee for two colleagues and the third attends for FREE

  • Not applicable in conjunction with corporate discounts
  • Payment to be settled before start of the course to avail the offer
  • This offer is not applicable on Early Bird Prices

For more information, email Andy Watts on a.watts@informa.com

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