Business Analytics with R Training Certification Course

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Analytics profession is to grow to $51b by 2016 making Business Analytics using R the most in-demand skills of our times. This course on Business Analytics with R introduces you to R Programming and its statistical application, to help the business organizations take informed decisions.

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Course Overview
Introduction to Business Analytics and R Programming
Get introduced to the basics, evolution, and scope of business analytics. Learn R and data manipulation, functions and data visualizations in R.
Statistics and Data Exploration
Understand the various types and applications of statistics as well as the types of data and statistics variables. Master the art of making informed decisions using summary statistics.
Random Variable and Normal Distribution and Hypothesis Testing
Learn random variables, expected value, probability distribution, standard deviation, variance and the types of distributions. Learn how to state null and alternative hypotheses, understanding Type-I and Type-II errors. Conduct one-sided hypothesis test for population.
Correlation and Regression
Apply correlation, strength of linear association, least-squares or regression line, linear regression model, Gain expertise in multiple regression, regression diagnostics and detection of collinearity: simple signs.
Model creation and selection
Learn about fitting of model, diagnostic plots, comparison of models, cross validation, variable selection, relative importance and Box-Cox transformations.
Logistic Regression
Master binary response regression model and linear regression output of proposed model. Work on the various problems with linear probability model, logistic function, logistic regression & its interpretation and the various odds ratio, goodness of fit measures and confusion matrix.
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Develop 2 Real Time Projects
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Coding Support
Free Job Preparation Week
Course Syllabus
  • What is Business Analytics?
  • Evolution of Business Analytics
  • Scope of Business Analytics
  • Data for Business Analytics
  • Decision models
  • Companies using R extensively
  • Role of a data scientist
  • Why R
  • Installing R studio desktop
  • Understanding R studio
  • Setting your work directory
  • Installing packages and libraries in R studio
  • The Google for R
  • Important R packages
  • Data mining GUI in R
  • Graph GUI in R
  • Learn swirl
  • Operators
  • Built-in functions
  • Performing various operations using built in functions
  • Type of data structures in R
  • Data types : vectors
  • Working with missing values
  • Data types : matrices
  • Data types : arrays & general array operations
  • Data types : lists & general list operations
  • Data types : Data frame & general data frame operations
  • Factors
  • Data acquisition (Import & Export)
  • Subsetting variables
  • Creating new variables
  • Renaming and recoding variables
  • Reshaping data
  • Merging & concatenating datasets
  • Using dplyr To manipulate data frames
  • Data type conversion
  • Data values
  • Control and flow operators
  • Make a script in R
  • Writing functions in R
  • Creating R package
  • Types of visualization
  • Graphs in R
  • Line plots
  • Bar charts
  • Pie charts
  • Histograms & density plots
  • Scatter plots
  • 3-D & parallel coordinates
  • Why study statistics
  • Applications of statistics
  • Types of statistics
  • Population vs sample
  • Types of data
  • Types of statistical variables
  • Summarize the data
  • Make decisions using summary statistics
  • Mentee can select project from predefined set of AcadGild projects or they can come up with their own ideas for their projects
  • Mentee can select project from predefined set of AcadGild projects or they can come up with their own ideas for their projects
  • Random variables
  • Expected value
  • Probability distribution
  • Standard deviation and variance
  • Types of distributions
  • Understanding normal distribution
  • Skewness & Kurtosis
  • Types of sampling
  • Central limit theorem
  • How does central limit theorem work
  • Practical applications of CLT
  • Confidence Interval & probability
  • How to interpret confidence interval
  • P-value; z-score
  • Confidence intervals for unknown mean and unknown standard deviation
  • T-distribution
  • Poison distribution
  • Learn how to state null and alternative hypotheses
  • Understand type-I and type-II errors
  • Conduct one-sided hypothesis test for population
  • Comparing more than two groups
  • Difference between ANOVA and t test
  • ANOVA explanation
  • One way ANOVA
  • Variance within and between groups
  • ANOVA table R2 and adjusted R2
  • Interpretation of various cases
  • Introduction to regression
  • Why do regression analysis
  • Types of regression analysis
  • OLS regression
  • Dependent and independent variable(s)
  • Steps to implement a regression model
  • Simple linear regression
  • Understanding terminology of each of the output of linear regression
  • Correlation
  • Strength of linear association
  • Least-squares or regression line
  • Linear regression model
  • Correlation coefficient; R
  • Multiple regression
  • Regression diagnostics
  • Detection of collinearity: simple signs
  • Assumption 1 and explanation - Residuals and non normality
  • Assumption 2 and explanation - Heteroscedasticity
  • Assumption 3 and explanation - Additivity
  • Assumption 4 and explanation - Linearity
  • Assumptions 5 to 8 and their explanations - Independence Assumption
  • Residual plots
  • Fitting the model
  • Diagnostic plots
  • Comparing models
  • Cross validation
  • Variable selection
  • Relative importance
  • AIC
  • Dummy variable
  • Box-Cox transformations
  • Residuels vs fitted
  • Residuels vs regression
  • Diagnostic plots
  • Binary response regression model
  • Linear regression output of proposed model
  • Problems with linear probability model
  • Logistic function
  • Logistic regression & its interpretation
  • Odds ratio
  • Goodness of fit measures
  • Confusion matrix
  • Mentee can select project from predefined set of AcadGild projects or they can come up with their own ideas for their projects
  • Mentee can select project from predefined set of AcadGild projects or they can come up with their own ideas for their projects
  • Mentee can select project from predefined set of AcadGild projects or they can come up with their own ideas for their projects
  • Mentee can select project from predefined set of AcadGild projects or they can come up with their own ideas for their projects
Projects Which Students Will Develop
Exploratory Data Analysis
For this project, you should perform exploratory data analysis on different file types like XML, JSON, TEXT, .DAT (data will be provided by ACADGILD)
Multiple Linear Regression Model For General Motors (GM) Data Set
This project aims at creating a Multiple Linear Regression Model for General motors (GM) data set. The data set contains data based on several hundred used General Motors (GM) cars. The data allows us to develop a multivariate regression model to determine car values based on a variety of characteristics such as mileage, make, model, cruise control, etc.
Predicting Stock Market Returns
Aim of this project is to build a stock trading system based on prediction models obtained with daily stock quotes data. Several models will be tried with the goal of predicting the future returns of the S&P 500 market index.
Linear Regression Model For DVD Sales Data Set
This project aims at creating a Linear Regression Model for DVD sales data set which contains the following details - “ Advertising, Sales, Plays and Attractiveness.
Write R Code and Creating 6 By 10 Matrix
This project aims at:
a) Writing R code to calculate the amount of money owed after n years inn a problem statement.
b) Creating 6 by 10 matrix of random integers chosen from 1 to 10 by executing some given conditions.
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R is a programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. R allows you to visualize data, run statistical tests, and apply Machine Learning algorithms. In this course, you will learn about the most effective data analytic techniques and gain practice by implementing them and getting them to work for you. More importantly, you'll learn about not only the theoretical underpinnings of learning but also gain the practical know-how needed to quickly and powerfully apply these techniques to new problems.
Graduate students, post graduate, and Ph.D scholars (from statistical background), entry-level software professionals, and anyone who is interested in a data analytics career
After completion of this course, one can have a solid understand of practical issues in statistical computing which includes programming in R, reading data into R, accessing R packages, writing R functions, debugging, profiling R code, and organizing and commenting R code.
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7/8/10 (32- or 64-bit)
    • 4 GB RAM(Recommended)
    • I3 or higher processor
After doing this course, one will gain good knowledge in statistics and the following:
  • Data manipulation
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Data visualization
  • Linear models
These skills will provide a quick start for a career as data analyst/data scientist.
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