The Data Analytics Bootcamp includes personalized career services and two courses: XBUS-400 Data Analytics and XCOM-900 Thinking to Thrive. Schedule and curriculum details are below.

 

XBUS-400 Data Analytics

Meeting Times and Dates: 
Fridays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Live Online meeting time through Zoom and Canvas
Fridays, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. - Offline student preparation and study time

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. - Live Online meeting time through Zoom and Canvas
Saturdays, 1:30 - 2:30 Lab and 2:30 - 4:00 p.m., Student preparation and study time.

Course Description:
In this course the student will develop technical analytical skills to support data-driven decision-making. Beginning with the study of SQL and Python, students will learn how to to store, access, and manipulate data in relational databases. Statistical tools will be discussed to understand uncertainties and predictive capabilities of data models in supporting decisions. Visualization techniques will be introduced to understand how the presentation and communication of data provides insight into analysis and decision making.

Learning Objectives:
Explore the programming technologies involved in data analysis and visualization
Acquire an understanding of how data analysis improves the decision-making process
Identify data sources and create analytical data sets
Perform statistical analysis to test the validity of data analysis and decisions

Explain ethical considerations in data analysis and decision making

Instructors:

Lawrence Gray
Laura Lorenz
David Waterman
Kristen McIntyre

 

 

XMKT-900 - Thinking to Thrive

Meeting Times and Dates: 
Saturdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m., - Live Online
 meeting time through Zoom and Canvas

Course Description:
The course starts with an in depth look at the biases and fallacies that cause errors of judgement and choice. The course will then introduce the student to core concepts, methods, and the practical application of the following skills: critical thinking; analytical thinking and judgement; innovation and design thinking; cognitive flexibility; and ethics and values.

Learning Objectives:
Discover and overcome mental blocks in your thinking and judgment
Apply analytical thinking to break down complex information into fundamental parts
Apply critical thinking to evaluate and interpret information to develop a sound judgment
Recognize multiple ways to solve problems and embrace divergent thinking
Recognize the importance of ethics to determine what is right and how values determine what is important in your decision-making processes
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Instructor:

Stewart Brown

 

Minimum Computer Requirements for the Data Analytics Bootcamp:

  • Webcam, microphone, and speaker
  • Connectivity: A broadband connection
  • Browser: The most recent version of Google Chrome, Safari, or Firefox  
  • Platform: A computer with at least a 1.6 GHz processor, 4GB of RAM and 20 GB free hard disk space  
  • Operating system: Windows 8 or newer, OS X 10.6 or newer, or Ubuntu 12.04 or newer, or the equivalent. OS X and Linux are strongly encouraged.
  • A command prompt available (Powershell on Windows, Terminal on OS X or Linux).
  • Administrative Rights to install software on your computer

 

A certificate of completion will be available upon the successful completion of the Data Analytics Bootcamp.

 

For more information please contact pdcprograms@georgetown.edu 

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Click 'Add to Cart' to enroll in the Data Analytics Bootcamp. Upon completing checkout, you will be enrolled in both courses (XBUS-400 Data Analytics and XCOM-900 Thinking to Thrive) and will be registered for our personalized career services. We look forward to seeing you in our Bootcamp!

 

 

Welcome to Live Online!

Using the Live Online platform, Georgetown faculty deliver real-time online exceptional educational experiences based on a human-centered approach that integrates the needs of professional learners and the possibilities of technology.

Live online classes are small to support highly interactive engaged learning and collaboration, deliver the same learning objectives as classroom courses, and count towards the completion of a Georgetown certificate.

You will experience:

  • live lectures, discussions, activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts
  • the immediacy of live connections with the instructor and your peers to challenge and encourage innovative thinking and the meaningful exploration of ideas
  • scheduled lectures, discussions, and presentations with a comparable level of interaction as classroom attendance
  • networking and the creation of social connections with other professional learners in a global classroom

 

 

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