Microsoft Professional Program | Data Analysis Grow your data analysis skills
Learn critical skills through data analysis like problem-solving, communication, decision making, and more. The tools of analysis may change, but its underlying skills will remain valuable.
Microsoft Professional Program for Data Analysis
The ability to analyze data properly, communicate data analysis results, and make an impact with data is a critical skill today. Including visualization, descriptive and inferential statistics, and using logic for querying data sets, students will be ready to take on any data set.
9 REQUIRED COURSES | 8 -60 HOURS PER COURSE | 8 SKILLS
Get Started with Data Analysis Data Analysis: A Practical Approach for Absolute Beginners
This course will take you from the beginnings of data concepts and structures in context through analyzing data, telling effective data stories, and understanding the environments in which data exists.
LEARN MORE Analyze Data using Statistics Essential Math for Data Analysis using Excel Online
Learn to handle different data types, understand mathematical notation, become proficient in handling data sets and summary statistics, and get a sneak peek into how to be effective at making statistical inferences and predictions.
LEARN MORE Create Basic Data Visualizations Data Visualization: A Practical Approach for Absolute Beginners
Data visualization literacy is fundamental. The ability to create compelling, accurate, and driven-data stories is a core skill of any modern job. This course provides a practical approach to learning the theories and techniques of data visualization.
LEARN MORE Pivot and Manipulate Data Introduction to Data Analysis using Excel
Learn how to perform data analysis using the most powerful features in Excel. See the power of pivot tables in action, and their ability to summarize data in flexible ways, enabling quick data exploration and producing valuable insights.
LEARN MORE Querying Data with Transact-SQL
From querying and modifying data in SQL Server or Azure SQL to programming with Transact-SQL, learn essential skills that employers need.
LEARN MORE Build Descriptive Analytics Models and Visualizations
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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
Explore tools in Excel that enable the analysis of more data than ever before, with improved visualizations and more sophisticated business logic. Learn how to import data from different sources, create mashups between data sources, and prepare data for analysis.
LEARN MORE Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
Learn how to connect and visualize your data with Microsoft Power BI. Find out how to import your data, author reports using Power BI Desktop, and publish those reports to the Power BI service. Create dashboards and share with business users on the web and on mobile devices.
LEARN MORE Communicate Data Insights Analytics Storytelling for Impact
Learn effective strategies and tools to master data communication in the most impactful way possible—through well-crafted analytics stories. Find out how stories create value and why they matter. Learn to craft stories, command the room, finish strong, and assess your impact. Get practical help applying these ideas to your data analytics work. Plus, you'll learn guidelines and best practices for creating high-impact reports and presentations.
LEARN MORE Apply Data Analysis Methods in Context Applied Data Analysis: Working in Organizations and Industries
Get hands-on practice with organizational and industry-specific analytics scenarios. This course gives you the chance to try out different applied data analyst roles so that you can be better prepared for the work of an analyst.
LEARN MORE Microsoft Professional Capstone : Data Analysis
Showcase the knowledge you acquired in the MPP for Data Analysis, and solve a real-world analytics problem. You’ll explore a data set and deliver analyses and analytics artifacts that are tested and scored to determine your grade.Showcase the knowledge you acquired in the MPP for Data Analysis, and solve a real-world analytics problem. You’ll explore a data set and deliver analyses and analytics artifacts that are tested and scored to determine your grade.
Hands-on learning using the latest analytics methods
Each course in the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis features hands-on labs so you can practice the most sought-after skills. Assessments that require more than just memorization ensure mastery of these new skills.
Learn on your own time
All courses are available online and on demand – so whether you plan to spend a couple of hours per day or a couple of hours per week, you can work on these skills at the pace that is right for you.