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Certificate in Data Analysis Skills
A Data Analysis toolkit for Business Managers Packed With ‘Hands On’ Group And Individual Exercises
17 – 21 December 2017
Venue TBC, 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
  • Using Graphics To Present Data
  • Setting Measures For Organisational Performance
  • Data Analysis Applications (Part One) – Value Stream Analysis
  • Simulated Analysis Using A Case Study
  • Review Of Seminar
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 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
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

    Dubai, UAE

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Dubai is a luxurious city destination offering a contrast of east meets west, where the traditional and modern blend in harmony. Dubai is one of seven emirates that belong to the United Arab Emirates located in the Middle East.

    Some fast facts about Dubai, UAE

    • About 80 airlines land daily at the Dubai International Airport.
    • English is spoken quite fluently even though Arabic is the official language
    • Dubai has the largest free trade zone in the Middle East
    • The currency used is UAE Dirham which is pegged to the US Dollar
    • The time zone is GMT +4
    • Friday most businesses stay closed as it is the day of Friday prayers (Jumu'ah)
    • In 2016 Ramadan will take place in June

Course Fees
Date Course Fee Before
8 October 2017
Course Fee Before
12 November 2017
Final Fee
17 – 21 December 2017
(BC6928)
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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