DAS 201 - Fundamentals of Data Analytics

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NOTE: This course was formally called WKSP 0658 – Data Analytics for the Rest of Us.” The two-day instructor-led course, or the 4.5 days VIRR option, is designed for Air Force personnel as a foundational hands-on course. Students will apply Data Analytics techniques to solve case-based problems in a laboratory environment. Students will gain a basic understanding of conducting statistical analysis using Microsoft Excel® and several representative case studies/exercises on using data analytics to describe, diagnose, and predict various operations management challenges. Students will learn how to manipulate a large data set, including d descriptive statistics, pivot tables, charting and visualization techniques, formulas, text manipulation, data tables, concatenation, and parsing. Graduates will obtain immediate tools they can use to increase their job performance and Data Analytics acumen.

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Grade Restrictions: None

Special Requirements: The live on-line MS Teams version of DAS 201 will last 5 days and will require about 16 hours in total to complete. Each of the first 4 days will be Instructor- led presentations and Group Exercises via live MS Teams session from 0900- 1300L Eastern Time. Day 5 will be approximately 1 hour from 0900-1000L EST for final case study exercise, Next Steps, and Course Wrap-up. Students are required to have a computer with a microphone, preferably a camera, and will be required to test MS Teams access prior to the offering. Dual monitors are preferred as we will be using MS Excel as our Data Analytics software interactively and MS TEAMS for the video presentations/screen shares. IMPORTANT NOTE: Access the MS TEAMS via the WEBAPP option and connect outside of VDI. DO NOT use your CVR Accounts of MS TEAMS to access the course.



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Start Date

End Date

Live Internet 24I 06 May 2024 10 May 2024
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 24T 21 May 2024 22 May 2024
Live Internet 24J 24 Jun 2024 28 Jun 2024
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 24U 09 Jul 2024 10 Jul 2024
Live Internet 24K 15 Jul 2024 19 Jul 2024
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 24W 22 Jul 2024 23 Jul 2024
Hanscom AFB, MA 24Z 06 Aug 2024 07 Aug 2024
Hanscom AFB, MA 24AA 08 Aug 2024 09 Aug 2024
Live Internet 24L 12 Aug 2024 16 Aug 2024
Live Internet 24N 16 Sep 2024 20 Sep 2024
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 24V 24 Sep 2024 25 Sep 2024

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Delivery Method: In-Residence or On-site Course

Course Length: 2 days (in-classroom) or 4.5 days (VIRR)

Event Type: Training (Functional, Technical)

Primary Audience: Rank for Officer personnel: O1-O5 Rank for Enlisted personnel: E5 – E9 Rank for Civilian personnel: GS-05 – GS GS-14

CL Points: 16


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