Data Analytics

Digital Transformation Bootcamp

Coming 2021/22

Credential: Certificate Delivery: Online

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Overview

Understand how to use business and predictive analytics to solve problems, leverage opportunities and build solutions.

This unique 12-week day-time applied Data Analytics program provides hands-on learning experiences in data analytics practices and techniques that allow businesses to transform into data-driven organizations. Through this program, you will gain a strong foundation in analytics, predictive analytics tools, probability, and statistics.

It is designed to empower mid-career professionals with domain expertise in their fields looking to upskill or open to a career change. It is for individuals with a growth mindset to acquire the necessary essential and business-oriented technical skills in data analytics, predictive analytics, and dimensional modeling that make things better, more efficient, and easier.  

Open pathways for your career in virtually every business realm — from healthcare to education to manufacturing. You will understand how to use business and predictive analytics to solve problems, leverage opportunities practically, and build solutions to make the decision-making process easier. You will use design thinking to critically think through problems and opportunities and work collaboratively with others to understand the problems that business analytics can solve. We’ll also support you in building your network in business and predictive analytics.  

Powered by the DX Talent Hub, this 12-week program will give you the technical skills needed to analyze, organize and enhance data to identify patterns, missed opportunities, insights, and behaviour.

Delivered in partnership with InceptionU and Bow River Solutions, you will learn:​

  • Technical skills:
      • SQL, database, coding
      • Dimensional Modeling
      • SSIS, SSAS, Visual Studio
      • CRISP Methodology 
      • Applied Data Science (mining, analytics, manipulation, etc.)
  • Essential skills:
      • Critical thinking
      • Computational thinking
      • Problem setting and solving
      • Executive functioning and cognitive skills
      • Data storytelling and communication
  • Business skills
      • Business Cases Analysis
      • Strategic thinking
      • Working on projects in an agile way
      • Collaboration, networking, communication, and presentation skills
      • Ability to define and execute a data and predictive analysis project that supports business priorities.

Certificate of achievement

Graduates will receive a SAIT School for Advanced Digital Technology certificate of achievement. 

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Without data you're just another person with an opinion.

-W. Edwards Deming

As with all DX Talent Hub programs, the Digital Transformation Bootcamp – Data Analytics has been developed by working closely with industry and education partners. We are proud to deliver the Data Analytics program in partnership with InceptionU and Bow River Solutions Inc.

About our partners:

 
InceptionU is a non-profit educational institution designing learning solutions to address the skills gaps in our rapidly-changing economy. Our programs are designed to build competencies individuals and organizations need for the future of work. Programs are immersive, discovery-driven, and experience-based in an environment that is active, challenging, and supportive.

 

Bow River Solutions Inc.  is a boutique Data Management and Analytics consultancy. We design, develop and deliver value-based information solutions because we believe Business Intelligence / Data Warehouse solutions should pay for themselves.  

Doubling down on data

It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s largest companies have one thing in common – an abundance of data.

Admission requirements

Successful applicants will demonstrate the following:

  • Digitally literate, comfortable with technology
  • Some domain expertise in a field
  • Data manipulation in spreadsheets
  • Basic of null dimensional modeling
  • Proof of English proficiency

You are open to:

  • Change and learning
  • Curious
  • Expanding your skills in data analysis, SQL, and dimensional modeling

Application process

Submit your application

We’re here to help you from the start! A DX Talent and Career Specialist will work with you to identify the right program and help you through the enrolment process. To begin, connect with us, and an advisor will contact you within the next business day.

Admission

Admission will be extended on a first-qualified, first-offered basis until the program is full.

Delivery

This is a 12-week program:

  • Participants can expect up to 30 hours of project work each week.
  • Project work times may vary, week to week and attendee to attendee.
  • Alberta residents, and full-time, day-time delivery. Students have to be available for the courses at their scheduled time.

Career support

  • Awareness of potential roles and opportunities after completing this program and additional skills needed to pursue other complementary/specialized roles.
  • Strategies and tactics to search for and connect with relevant employment opportunities.
  • Resume writing, interviewing, and personal branding
  • Creation of a personal portfolio of work demonstrating skills in program competencies.
  • Networking (guest speakers, panel discussions, industry events, industry projects)

Together we'll explore

  • We will work with you to help you understand your strengths and areas for growth.
  • This program will be a combination of online instructor-led learning and self-directed learning.
  • How to solve practical problems in business scenarios, answering business questions, and predict opportunities and possibilities.
  • Apply principles, algorithms and methodologies to understand data patterns.

Learning materials

Your course facilitator will direct you to any materials needed to support your work through this course.

Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

School for Advanced Digital Technology
sadt.info@sait.ca

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