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FutureLearn: Business Analytics: the Data Explosion

 with  Jeff Rinehart

Discover how data is helping detect fraud, and learn how to use data yourself

90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years. This astonishing increase in data is what’s known as the data, or information, explosion. It has fundamentally transformed every sector of the global economy.

In this course, you will learn about the data explosion and you’ll master the skills to harness big data yourself. You’ll learn how to use data to tell stories and create powerful presentations, using a case study about fraud and fraud detection.

This course is for anyone with an interest in fraud and data, you don’t need any previous experience. It is ideal for anyone considering postgraduate study in the field, such as the online MBA and Masters in Analytics from Kogod.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Subject Data Mining
Institution American University
Provider FutureLearn
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 2 hours a week
Calendar 3 weeks long
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