Truth About Data: Getting Started with Lean Six Sigma Analytics
If you're using data, you could be causing harm with the approach you've been taught for analyzing data. This course teaches you the truth about how to analyze data correctly so that you can gain valid insights and make powerful, accurate decisions. Software required: Microsoft Excel.
Every day, in every field, data is becoming more and more important. While you may think you know how to gain insights from data, you're most likely using flawed approaches that lead you to incorrect, sometimes even dangerous, conclusions. This widespread data naivetÃ© comes from generations of invalid data practices that have become ingrained as the norm for business, government, education, media, and even engineering and science. In this course, Truth About Data: Getting Started with Lean Six Sigma Analytics, you'll first uncover the flaws in the usual data approaches. Next, you'll learn correct methods for arriving at valid insights. Finally, you'll master simple practices for communicating quickly and powerfully with data. When you're finished with this course, you'll be equipped to stand out and excel in today's increasingly data-driven world. Software required: Microsoft Excel.
Course SyllabusCourse Overview- 2m 21s
—Course Overview 2m 21sThe Unrecognized Problem of Data Naiveté- 18m 1s
—Course Overview 3m 58s
—A Real Experiment: Using Data to Improve Decisions & Performance 7m 30s
—Understanding & Describing Data 4m 32s
—Comparing Short & Long-term Variation in Data 2m 0sData Is Only Validly Understood Within Its Context- 14m 41sValid Insight Comes from Valid Analysis- 17m 57sUsing System Behavior Charts to Validly Analyze Data- 30m 10s