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What you’ll get from this short course
Written by the same experts who create our Data Analytics Program, this course will give you a hands-on introduction to data analytics. You'll analyze a real dataset to solve a business problem—starting with data cleaning, and finishing up with visualizations and final insights. This is an ideal starting point if you're new to data analytics and want to learn more.
Each tutorial contains:
- Video introduction
- Written lesson
- Hands-on task
- Interactive quiz
Intro to data analytics
Learn what data analysts really do, explore what the rise of AI means for the industry, and get ready to work with your own dataset.
Discover the basics of data cleaning and prep your dataset for analysis.
Learn how to create pivot tables to help interpret descriptive statistics.
Explore how pie charts, bar graphs, and scatter plots reveal relationships between variables.
Storytelling with data
Learn how to summarize your insights and present them in meaningful ways—and explore how AI can help with storytelling.
Final test (optional)
Check your knowledge at the end of the course and get ready to launch your career change.
Do I need prior experience?
This course is designed with the absolute beginner in mind—you don’t even need a background in data or tech. It’s an excellent starting point for your career-change journey.
Is this really free?
The course is cost and commitment-free. It’s a great way to get a sense of whether you’d like to work in data analytics before you invest money in your career change through any paid courses or training.
How much time will it take?
The course is self-paced. Once you sign up, you’ll get full access to the course. The tutorials each take around 15 minutes to complete, but you can complete them whenever it works best for you.
Will I get a certificate upon completion of this short course?
Unfortunately, we do not offer any form of certification upon completion of our short courses, however, full certification is available to those who successfully complete our programs of a longer duration like UX Design, Data Analytics, UI Design, Product Management, Web Development & Digital Marketing. These programs are all certified by the Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht (the State Central Office for Distance Learning in Cologne, Germany).
Learning with CareerFoundry
If you fall in love with data analytics during the free short course and want to pursue a career in the field, we're here to help! Our full Data Analytics Program will take you from beginner to job-ready data analyst in as little as five months. The full program includes expert mentorship and career coaching, a rigorous curriculum that’s in sync with the industry, hands-on projects, portfolio reviews, and a job guarantee. Everything you need to become a successful data analyst!
Where our graduates make an impact
From small businesses and startups to the Fortune 500, our graduates are sought out by companies all over the world.