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Business Analytics for Data Driven Decision Making

  • 06 Oct 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • 10 Nov 2021
  • 12:00 PM
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  • 50 percent funding required

Business Analytics for Data Driven Decision Making

Hosted by Kevin D'Aguiar of Matters of Data

Dates: October 6th - November 10th

Time: Wednesdays, 10 am - 12pm 

Where: Online, Zoom

The retail cost of this program is $2,450 +HST. 

**Eligible DNS Members can access WIPSI funding through DNS to cover 50-100% of the cost of this program. Please check our programs page to read more about funding eligibility and how to apply. 

Course Description:

This online program empowers teams and individuals to unlock the power of data to drive their business objectives. No matter where their data maturity lies, the program will enhance their perspective of data by including a well-rounded, yet detailed, overview of data strategy. Through this interactive online training, participants will gain experience through hands-on group and individual activities. Following the group training sessions, one-on-one coaching will be provided to all participants to target their individual needs. Once a foundational understanding of data and analytics has been established, answering data-related questions specific to their business objectives will accelerate the benefits of the program.

This course will cover:

  • Why Data Matters
  • Data Culture
  • Data Strategy
  • Data philosophy
  • Data Monetization
  • Data Governance and Infrastructure
  • Common Methodology
  • Data Storytelling
  • Ethics in Data

The program is tailored for:

ICT sector companies in Nova Scotia, from small and medium businesses to big enterprises.

Online Course Schedule:

  • Oct 6th | Session 1 | Why Data Matters, Data philosophy
  • Oct 13th | Session 2 | Data Culture, Data Strategy
  • Oct 20th | Session 3 | Data Monetization, Data Governance and Infrastructure
  • Oct 27th | Session 4 | Common Methodology, Data Storytelling, Ethics in Data
  • TBD | 1-1 Sessions | Booked 1-2 weeks after the final session.

About the Instructor:

Kevin D’Aguiar – Principal Consultant / Owner at Matters of Data

With over 21 years of experience as an Analytics professional, Kevin runs his own analytics consulting and training service, Matters of Data. He has a passion for translating data into meaningful insights and recommendations that drive business decisions. Kevin has worked with clients spanning multiple industries, including Finance, Travel and Tourism, Tele-Communication, and Retail Loyalty. While staying connected with the technical aspects of data, Kevin focused his career on the analytics soft skills that are needed to drive business growth. Technology comes and goes, but the underlying principles of using data the right way are universal.

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