Y/617/3035 Advanced Data Analytics, OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology
Aim: The aim of this unit is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills for advanced data analytics. This unit introduces learners to applied analytical models used in business to discover, interpret and communicate meaningful patterns of data held in silos or data warehouses, and to derive knowledge for competitive advantage.
Learning Outcome 1: Understand the theoretical foundation of data analytics used in business decision- making.
Learning Outcome 2: Understand issues in preparing a large data set for use in an applied analytical model.
Learning Outcome 3: Be able to apply a range of descriptive analytic and/or statistical techniques to convert data into actionable insight.
Oxbridge Analytica is a UK consulting firm which combines data mining, data brokerage, and data analysis with strategic communication. Oxbridge Analytica`s unique fusion of market knowledge with optimal sourcing ability enables them to maintain the rigorous levels of accuracy and service quality expected by their long- standing list of clients. This is why many consider Oxbridge Analytica to be the leading supplier of data insight. Oxbridge Analytica also offers a variety of bespoke recruitment solutions for analytical professionals.
You have recently joined Oxbridge Analytica as a Deputy Director of Operations. Your COO, Mitchel Wright has assigned you a number of tasks to be completed and presented to a group of trainee system analysts.
Task 1 - Prezi Presentation and speaker notes
Mitchel has asked you to create a Prezi presentation for the trainee analysts that will give them a thorough knowledge of data analytics. Whole presentation will be conducted in two sessions. You will provide speaker notes at the end of the session.
Task 2- Guidebook
During the presentation you felt that the trainees need to further understand issues in preparing a large data set for use in an applied analytical model. You decided to create a guidebook that will cover the most important topics related to analytical model.
Your guidebook will have the following:
Task 3 - Lab demonstration
All the trainee analysts are ready for the next level of engagement and you are assigned to demonstrate use of various analytical techniques. Your lab instructor will take the role of a Client Relationship Manager and will assign you specific business related scenarios that needs solving using an appropriate analytical technique.