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Data Analysis

R 17,999
Starts 9th November

Course Details

Master the data analysis skills that will equip you to confidently make strategic business decisions

Data analysis is a technical tool that will help you become an indispensable member of any team you are in. Help identify necessary information, data and patterns and neatly present information in a business setting. Support strategic business decisions and increase productivity with this highly esteemed dual accreditation from Coventry University and SABPP. 

This microcredential is designed as a foundational knowledge of what data analytics is, alongside the basic skills and expertise to apply analytical insights when making critical and strategic business decisions. 

This programme is valuable for

  • Individuals in a management position
  • Managers who are required to analyse data to make key business decisions
  • Middle, senior managers, or potential managers in specialist positions who wish to improve their understanding of data analysis

What will I learn?

Key takeaways from the course:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role and value of data analytics and business intelligence in managing a business
  • Evaluate and employ appropriate hardware and software to support business decision-making
  • Identify, examine and implement appropriate data analysis techniques to achieve relevant results informing a specific business decision
  • Prepare and develop visual interpretations of data analysis results, such as infographics and dashboards, to support data-driven decision-making
  • Evaluate and select the appropriate data analytic tool(s), such as Excel versus Tableau, to perform data analysis based on the requirements for a specific business challenge/need
  • Present and make informed data-driven business decisions utilising the information discovered by the data analysis and data visualisation performed

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Orientation to Data Analysis for Managers

Week 2 - Managing in a data-centric world

Week 3 - Hardware and software for data analysis

Week 4 - Types of data analytics for business

Week 5 - Visualising data and corporate performance management (CPM)

Week 6 - Data analytics tools for business

Week 7 - Informed decision-making using data visualisation

Is this right for me?

Managers will find a comprehensive guide and acquire the tools to efficiently analyse data and analytics in a business environment. This course is ideal to sift through and understand data in the information and statistic-based world through various hard and software. 

Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a dually accredited course with Coventry University (microcredentials in the UK) and as a registered skills programme which derives credits from a select set of unit standards that make up the National Certificate in Generic Management SAQA ID: 59201 accredited by SABPP in South Africa.

Course details

Data Analysis

Registrations Close:

18 October 2021

Start Date:

9 November 2021


7 weeks


R 17,999


15 - 18 hours

Payment options

The debit order payment option offers you a convenient, affordable, and easy way to pay off your online course with monthly interest-free instalments. Our debit order process allows you to track your payment history, minimizing the stress of manual payments and tailored to your lifestyle. On debit order the enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee. *From as little as R4000pm over 5 months.

*The above amount is illustrative and will be calculated on the actual course price and the start date of the course.
  • A Credit Card payment is the easiest way to ensure an effortless transaction. We accept credit card payments from VISA and Mastercard. We accept a small, 25% initial instalment to enrol and start your course with us.
  • An electronic funds transfer (EFT) allows a simple and effective payment process between two parties by using electronic signals to transfer money. EFT payment options allow for affordable instalments through payment plans and monthly instalments. On EFT, enrolment is available at 25% of the course fee.
  • Ozow offers a payment solution that allows you to make Ozow easy, Ozow secure payments right from your mobile or laptop. Through a simple step-by-step process making Instant EFT safe, quick and easy.
  • Mobicred is an online credit facility that is a smarter, simpler and more convenient way to help you pay for your online course, today. Repayments options of up to 12 months, making it a flexible, affordable and stress-free way to pay.
  • Knowledge is power, and by upskilling it allows your company to benefit and tap into the knowledge and expertise gained from your chosen online course.
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Course faculty

Professor Louis Fourie (PhD)

Professor Louis Fourie’s career spans more than 30 years. Louis started his tertiary education with a Bachelor’s degree from Stellenbosch University and went on to complete his B.Th, L.Th, M.Th and D.Th at the same institution. He then completed his MBA cum laude at Potchefstroom University.