Successful business decision-making requires that you understand the value of business data analytics and be able to define this key skill set. In this course, Certification in Business Data Analytics (IIBA®- CBDA): Getting Started, you’ll learn what business data analytics is. First, you’ll explore the importance, value, and perspectives of business data analytics. Next, you’ll discover business data analytics objectives and approaches. Finally, you’ll learn how to differentiate business data analytics from business analysis and how the two are complimentary skill sets. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of business data analytics needed to begin your business data analytics work.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Jamie Champagne, and welcome to my course, Certification in Business Data Analytics: Getting Started. I am an overly passionate business analysis speaker and trainer with my company, Champagne Collaborations. This course introduces you to business data analytics and the value of data‑driven decision making. Some of the major topics that we will cover include defining business data analytics and its importance, identifying the key perspectives of business data analytics work, describing the different business data analytics objectives and questions, and exploring the relationship between business data analytics and business analysis work. By the end of this course, you'll understand the value of business data analytics and be able to define what this key skillset is and how it can be critical to successful business decision making. Before beginning this course, you should simply consider your own knowledge of business analysis work and your data analytics skillset. Simply consider what analysis work you have done and how you can leverage your existing skills as you look at analyzing data for data‑driven decision making. From here, you should feel comfortable diving further into business data analytics work and skill areas with any courses on business analysis, data analysis, and general decision‑making processes. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn what business data analytics is and how it is key to business, both today and tomorrow, with this course, the Certification in Business Data Analytics: Getting Started, at Pluralsight.