Course Description

The Analytics for Decision Making Specialization offered by the University of Minnesota is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to make data-driven decisions in a business setting. This highly-rated specialization has received a 4.7 out of 5 stars from 199 reviews, making it a highly recommended program for those looking to enhance their analytical abilities. Throughout this specialization, students will develop a strong foundation in key areas such as Data Analysis, Decision Making, Business Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Probability & Statistics, General Statistics, Mathematics, Spreadsheet Software, Mathematical Theory & Analysis, Algebra, Forecasting, Linear Algebra, Microsoft Excel, Plot (Graphics), Probability Distribution, Regression, Leadership and Management, Statistical Machine Learning, Basic Descriptive Statistics, Exploratory Data Analysis, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Strategy and Operations, and Operations Management. This beginner-level program is designed to be completed within a timeframe of 3-6 months, allowing students to gain valuable skills and knowledge