Instructor-Facilitated Online Course → Data Use - Current/Upcoming

Strengthening Analytic Insights (FED 005)


Description
Facilitated course; start date: June 10, 2020.

Kickoff Virtual Live Session: Wednesday, June 10 at 1 p.m. CST (directions to join located in the course)

As data becomes more readily available and is increasingly used to inform decisions, the ability to question and interpret data with a critical eye is becoming an essential skill for all leaders. In this course, you will learn concepts and techniques that will help you interpret data more accurately and draw stronger insights from analytic products. You will also be prompted to determine which concepts are most relevant to your work and explore how you can use this knowledge to strengthen your own use of data.

Whether you regularly work with data, or you approach it with hesitancy, this course will strengthen your ability to be a savvy consumer of data and use data to drive decision-making.

Time commitment: 3-4 hours/week, including one kickoff live session and two one-hour live sessions with the instructor.

Start Date: 06/10/2020

Content
  • Welcome to the Course
  • Meet Your Instructors
  • Welcome to the Course
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Video: How to Navigate Your Online Course
  • Virtual Live Sessions: Schedule, Recordings, and Connecting Information
  • Course Schedule and Deadlines
  • Pre-Course Survey
  • Participant Handout- Strengthening Analytic Insights Checklist
  • KickOff Session
  • Kick-off Forum: Self-Introductions
  • Recording of Kick-off Session June 10, 2020
  • Week 1 - Interpreting Data: Understanding the Population
  • Video Lecture: Defining & Understanding Your Population - Part 1
  • Quiz: Defining & Understanding Your Population: Part 1
  • Video Lecture: Defining & Understanding Your Population - Part 2
  • Quiz: Defining & Understanding Your Population: Part 2
  • Week 1 Reading: Example In The News
  • Week 1 Forum: Understanding your Population
  • Recording of Week 1 Virtual Live Session
  • Week 2 - Exploring Dynamics in Your Data
  • Video Lecture: Identifying Patterns in Time-Based Data
  • Quiz: Identifying Patterns in Time-Based Data
  • Video Lecture: Disaggregating Data to Draw More Meaningful Insights
  • Quiz: Disaggregating Data to Draw More Meaningful Insights
  • Week 2 Supplemental Reading & Resource
  • Week 2 Assignment to Prepare for Virtual Live Session
  • Week 2 Forum: Reflect on Dynamics of your Data
  • Course Wrap-up
  • Course Wrap-up
  • Post-Course Survey
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Pre-Course Survey, Participant Handout- Strengthening Analytic Insights Checklist, Kick-off Forum: Self-Introductions, Video Lecture: Defining & Understanding Your Population - Part 1, Quiz: Defining & Understanding Your Population: Part 1, Video Lecture: Defining & Understanding Your Population - Part 2, Quiz: Defining & Understanding Your Population: Part 2, Week 1 Reading: Example In The News, Week 1 Forum: Understanding your Population, Video Lecture: Identifying Patterns in Time-Based Data, Quiz: Identifying Patterns in Time-Based Data, Video Lecture: Disaggregating Data to Draw More Meaningful Insights, Quiz: Disaggregating Data to Draw More Meaningful Insights, Week 2 Supplemental Reading & Resource, Week 2 Assignment to Prepare for Virtual Live Session, Week 2 Forum: Reflect on Dynamics of your Data, Post-Course Survey"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever