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Data Analytics Coding Fundamentals (BIDA302) is part of the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics series at the University of Victoria’s Division of Continuing Studies (DCS).

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Course description

In this course you will develop the ability to script and code for basic tasks in Data Analytics in common data analytic tools such as R, Python, and Excel. This will allow you to import and export data appropriately and perform fundamental data manipulations and to automate basic analysis elements.

Learning objectives

  • Perform basic data manipulations

  • Create variables

  • Apply key concepts of variables, constants and functions

  • Calculate descriptive statistics

  • Perform basic logical formula functions

  • Group and ungroup data

  • Data Importing

  • Data Exporting

  • Extract and combine data

  • Create what-if scenarios

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