Data Science Problem Solving using Excel (for business users)

Singapore Campus

General Assembly @ 79 Anson
Level 20. 79 Anson Road
Singapore

Past Locations for this Workshop

Data Science Problem Solving using Excel (for business users) | Singapore

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Attend the next event on Saturday, 28 September.

Singapore Campus

General Assembly @ 79 Anson
Level 20. 79 Anson Road
Singapore

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

A recent McKinsey survey reveals that only 18% companies believe that they can gather and use data insights effectively. The survey reveals that most of the insights get lost as they make their way from data scientists to executive decision makers.

Enter Data Translators, a new role that organization need to bridge the gap between business decision makers, data analytics and IT.

This workshop will equip you with the methodology and tools to be an effective bridge between business problems and data science. We will use excel and Orange BI - a user interface based tool for Machine Learning (no programming is required).

Who should attend

  • Business Executives venturing into problem solving with data
  • Mid career professionals keen to transition into Data Science
  • Data Scientists who wish to broaden their horizon into problem solving

Takeaways

  • Problem Solving Philosophy - Be thorough and be AGILE
  • Problem Solving Framework - Metrics, impact / feasibility, value drivers and line of sight to benefit
  • Define and evaluate modelling options
  • Understand and validate raw data
  • Interpret Model Outcome
  • Other Components of Data Problem Solving
  • Next Steps

Prereqs & Preparation

This course does not require prior knowledge of any programming language. Practical experience with problem solving in a real business context will be helpful.

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