Statistics for Data Science and Business Analysis

Statistics for Data Science and Business Analysis

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What you will learn

Understand the fundamentals of statistics Learn how to work with different types of data How to plot different types of data Calculate the measures of central tendency, asymmetry, and variability Calculate correlation and covariance Distinguish and work with different types of distributions Estimate confidence intervals Perform hypothesis testing Make data driven decisions Understand the mechanics of regression analysis Carry out regression analysis Use and understand dummy variables Understand the concepts needed for data science even with Python and R!


Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Sample or population data?

Section 3: The fundamentals of descriptive statistics

Section 4: Measures of central tendency, asymmetry, and variability

Section 5: Practical example: descriptive statistics

Section 6: Distributions

Section 7: Estimators and estimates

Section 8: Confidence intervals: advanced topics

Section 9: Practical example: inferential statistics

Section 10: Hypothesis testing: Introduction

Section 11: Hypothesis testing: Let's start testing!

Section 12: Practical example: hypothesis testing

Section 13: The fundamentals of regression analysis

Section 14: Subtleties of regression analysis

Section 15: Assumptions for linear regression analysis

Section 16: Dealing with categorical data

Section 17: Practical example: regression analysis

Course Description

Statistics is a driving force in the industry you want to enter? You want to work as a Marketing Analyst, or a Business Intelligence Analyst? Or, as a Data Analyst, or a Data Scientist? Well then, you’ve come to the right place! Statistics for Data Science and Business Analysis is here for you! This is where you start. And it is the perfect beginning! In no time, you will acquire the fundamental skills that enable you to understand complicated statistical analysis directly applicable to real-life situations. We have created a course that is: Easy to understand Comprehensive Practical To the point Contains plenty of exercises and resources Data-driven Introduces you to the statistical scientific lingo Teaches you about data visualization Shows you the main pillars of quant research It is no secret a lot of these topics have been explained online. Thousands of times. However, it is next to impossible to find a structured program that gives you an understanding why certain statistical tests are being used so often. Modern software packages and programming languages are automating most of these activities, but this course gives you something more valuable – critical thinking abilities. Computers and programming languages are like ships at sea. They are fine vessels that will carry you to the desired destination, but it is up to you, the aspiring data scientist or BI analyst, to navigate and point them in the right direction. Teaching is our passion We worked hard for over four months to create the best possible Statistics course which would deliver the most value for you. We want you to succeed, which is why the course tries to be as engaging as possible. High-quality animations, superb course materials, quiz questions, handouts and course notes, as well as a glossary with all new terms you will learn, are just some of the perks you will get by subscribing. What makes this course different from the rest of the Statistics courses out there? High-quality production – HD video and animations (This isn’t a collection of boring lectures!) Knowledgeable instructor (An adept mathematician and statistician who has competed at international level) Complete training – we will cover all major statistical topics and skills you need to become a marketing analyst, a business intelligence analyst, a data analyst, or a data scientist Extensive Case Studies that will help you reinforce everything you’ve learned Excellent support - if you don’t understand a concept or you simply want to drop us a line, you’ll receive an answer within 1 business day Dynamic - we don’t want to waste your time! The instructor keeps up a very good pace throughout the whole course Why do you need these skills? Salary/Income – careers in the field of data science are some of the most popular in the corporate world today. And, given that most businesses are starting to realize the advantages of working with the data at their disposal, this trend will only continue to grow Promotions – If you understand Statistics well, you will be able to back up your business ideas with quantitative evidence, which is an easy path to career growth Secure Future – as we said, the demand for people who understand numbers and data, and can interpret it, is growing exponentially; you’ve probably heard of the list of jobs that will be automated soon, right? Well, data science careers are the ones doing the automating, not getting automated Growth - this isn’t a boring job. Every day, you will face different challenges that will challenge your existing skills and will require you to learn something new Please bear in mind that the course comes with Udemy’s 30-day unconditional money-back guarantee. And why not give such a guarantee? We are certain this course will provide a ton of value for you. Let's start learning together now! Who is the target audience? People who want a career in Data Science People who want a career in Business Intelligence Business analysts Business executives Individuals who are passionate about numbers and quant analysis Anyone who wants to learn the subtleties of Statistics and how it is used in the business world People who want to start learning statistics People who want to learn the fundamentals of statistics