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.” This two-day instructor-led course 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.

To Apply

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.



Offering #

Start Date

End Date

Live Internet 22B 15 Nov 2021 19 Nov 2021
Live Internet 22C 10 Jan 2022 14 Jan 2022
Live Internet 22D 24 Jan 2022 29 Jan 2022
Live Internet 22E 07 Mar 2022 11 Mar 2022

Meet the Instructors

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Eric Glover

Course Information

Delivery Method: In-Residence/ On-Site Course and VIRR

Course Length: 2 days

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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