By putting it on Udemy we hope to make the course available to millions of people out there who want to better understand this data frenzy that is consuming the business world and invading our everyday lives.
(PRWEB) September 16, 2014
Jigsaw Academy, the premier online analytics training academy recently launched a new video course ‘Analytics for Beginners’. This course for beginners is 6-10 hours and is for anyone and everyone that wants to know more about data analytics.
Jigsaw Academy has now begun to offer this ‘Analytics for Beginners’ course on the Udemy online learning marketplace. The Udemy platform reportedly serves more than 3 million students in 190+ countries. Each course is available on-demand, 24 / 7, via the iPhone, iPad, Android and Web.
Using simple language, fun examples and entertaining videos, Jigsaw Academy’s new course aims to introduce absolute beginners, or novices to the fundamentals of analytics. A basic understanding of regression is also covered in the course.
“Our course is for everyone, even those who have no prior analytics knowledge. We keep it simple and practical by using examples from daily life, real-life stories, interviews with analytics experts and journalistic articles” says Gaurav Vohra, CEO of Jigsaw Academy.
“By putting it on Udemy we hope to make the course available to millions of people out there who want to better understand this data frenzy that is consuming the business world and invading our everyday lives.” continues Gaurav.
The course aims to convey the relevance and importance of using analysis in everyday life. In terms of prior requirements, all that is needed, is a working knowledge of Excel and logical and reasoning skills.
The over-arching case study covered in the course is based on the game of cricket. Students will help determine who is the best cricketer, Tendulkar, Dravid or Ganguly by using regression analysis.
“This is a fantastic course. The examples used really brought to life the analytics concepts,” says Ruchi Sinha (IT Head, Nevark), one of the first students of the course.
The course is priced on Udemy at $149. As a promotional offer Jigsaw Academy is offering a 20% discount for the first 100 students that avail of the offer. They can register using the coupon code DISCOUNT 002 or just click directly on this link.
Watch a teaser of one of the course videos. Learning is really fun when you come to Jigsaw
Jigsaw Academy is a Bangalore based analytics training company that is run by analytics professionals. Their courses are designed and delivered by industry experts who have applied analytics to solve business problems in a variety of fields like retail, FMCG, financial services, telecom and health care. The instructors use their real-world experiences to teach analytical skills that are most valuable at the work place. Their flagship course called the Foundation course in analytics has been taken by thousands of students across the globe and has helped launch many careers in this new and exciting field. They have recently completed analytics training workshops in B schools across the country, including IIM Bangalore.