Study data analytics with a world-leading social science university.
8 weeks, excluding
7-10 hours per week,
An understanding of how data-driven models can improve your ability to make decisions in a fast-paced and uncertain world, and the ability to use modelling to predict future trends.
Tableau data visualisation and reporting skills, with which to clearly communicate your findings and business needs.
This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 70 hours of learning.
Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.
Dr James Abdey
Assistant Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE
Dr James Abdey gained his PhD in Statistics at LSE, and has taught at LSE since 2008. He teaches the Department of Statistics’ undergraduate courses in mathematical statistics and quantitative methods, as well as elective courses in market research. His research interests include market research techniques and forensic statistics — the interplay of statistics and the law. James has extensive experience developing learning resources for LSE's distance learning and summer school programs in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, and regularly teaches in Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the Far East. Outside of academia, he has also worked on various quantitative-based consultancy projects in areas including the art market, the World Gold Council and has given seminars at the UK parliament.
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