The London School of Economics and Political Science

Data Analytics

Career Accelerator

Stand out in the digital economy with technical data analytics skills, a certificate from LSE and exposure to top employers.

6 months, online

15 – 20 hours per week

Next intake: 21 March 2022

In collaboration with:

Secure your place

To ensure every student receives the attention required to create a career-changing learning experience, places in this accelerator are limited. To avoid disappointment, we advise starting your application as early as possible.

The London School of Economics and Political Science

Data Analytics

Career Accelerator

Stand out in the digital economy with technical data analytics skills, a certificate from LSE and exposure to top employers.

6 months, online

15 – 20 hours per week

Next intake: 21 March 2022

In collaboration with:

The London School of Economics and Political Science

Data Analytics

Career Accelerator

Stand out in the digital economy with technical data analytics skills, a certificate from LSE and exposure to top employers.

6 months, online

15 – 20 hours per week

Next intake: 21 March 2022

In collaboration with:

Secure your place

To ensure every student receives the attention required to create a career-changing learning experience, places in this accelerator are limited. To avoid disappointment, we advise starting your application as early as possible.

Built in collaboration with tech leaders

This LSE career accelerator pairs the excellence of a globally renowned social science university with industry knowledge from leading tech companies and employer partners.

Using their insight into the tech landscape to influence coursework design, our industry partners ensure you develop workplace-aligned skills, offer exposure to employer networks and open access to job opportunities.

Built in collaboration with tech leaders

This LSE career accelerator pairs the excellence of a globally renowned social science university with industry knowledge from leading tech companies and employer partners.

Using their insight into the tech landscape to influence coursework design, our industry partners ensure you develop workplace-aligned skills, offer exposure to employer networks and open access to job opportunities.

A learning experience designed for careers

Career Accelerators address four knowledge and skill groups that lay the foundations for sustainable career success.

Technical knowledge, skills and experience in high-demand technologies.

The business understanding needed to apply technical skills in a meaningful way.

Human skills essential for on-the-job performance, promotions and leadership.

The business understanding needed to apply technical skills in a meaningful way.

A learning experience designed for careers

Career Accelerators address four knowledge and skill groups that lay the foundations for sustainable career success.

Human skills essential for on-the-job performance, promotions and leadership.

The business understanding needed to apply technical skills in a meaningful way.

Technical knowledge, skills and experience in high-demand technologies.

The business understanding needed to apply technical skills in a meaningful way.

What you’ll learn

Over six months, you’ll build confidence in your ability to:

Build practical experience with critical in-demand analytics tools: Excel, SQL databases, postgres, Python, R, and Tableau

Acquire large amounts of complex data from multiple sources and complete advanced analytical processes using popular analytical tools

Conduct descriptive analytics in order to prepare reports and insights to support business decision-making

Apply predictive models to transform insights into actionable strategies

Prepare advanced data visualisations and data stories to communicate compelling, guided narratives to key business stakeholders

Collaborate in solving business problems and justify strategic recommendations that leverage best practice and advanced data-analytic approaches

What you’ll learn

Over six months, you’ll build confidence in your ability to:

Build practical experience with critical in-demand analytics tools: Excel, SQL databases, postgres, Python, R, and Tableau

Conduct descriptive analytics in order to prepare reports and insights to support business decision-making

Prepare advanced data visualisations and data stories to communicate compelling, guided narratives to key business stakeholders

Acquire large amounts of complex data from multiple sources and complete advanced analytical processes using popular analytical tools

Apply predictive models to transform insights into actionable strategies

Collaborate in solving business problems and justify strategic recommendations that leverage best practice and advanced data-analytic approaches

What you’ll learn

Over six months, you’ll build confidence in your ability to:

Build practical experience with critical in-demand analytics tools: Excel, SQL databases, postgres, Python, R, and Tableau

Acquire large amounts of complex data from multiple sources and complete advanced analytical processes using popular analytical tools

Conduct descriptive analytics in order to prepare reports and insights to support business decision-making

Apply predictive models to transform insights into actionable strategies

Prepare advanced data visualisations and data stories to communicate compelling, guided narratives to key business stakeholders

Collaborate in solving business problems and justify strategic recommendations that leverage best practice and advanced data-analytic approaches

Benefits of a Career Accelerator from LSE and FourthRev

Benefits of a Career Accelerator from LSE and FourthRev

Workplace relevance

Stand out in the digital economy with technical data analytics skills, a certificate from LSE and exposure to top employers.

University certificate

Learn from esteemed faculty and earn a certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) as recognition of your knowledge.

Flexible learning

Manage your coursework around your life with an online learning model made to meet the demands of modern learners and working professionals.

Exclusive content

Access exclusive learning materials developed in a collaboration between LSE faculty, leading industry practitioners and employer partners.

Dedicated support

An on-demand team of Success Coaches, technical support and industry experts means the lights stay on for learning, no matter where you are.

Career outcomes

Personalised employability coaching to maximise your personal brand, build a professional presence, craft your CV, and improve presentation skills.

Speak to an advisor

Schedule a call with an Enrolment Advisor to learn more about the programme and whether it’s the right fit for you and your goals.

Speak to an advisor

Schedule a call with an Enrolment Advisor to learn more about the programme and whether it’s the right fit for you and your goals.

Learn from global leaders

Dr James Abdey

Associate Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Dr Christine Yuen

Assistant Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Dr Milena Tsvetkova

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science

Dr Blake Miller

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science

Dr Milt Mavrakakis

Guest Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Mai Nakane

Director of Technical Product Management, Galvanize

Marco Iannone

Founder & CEO at Retechnica

Andy Cotgreave

Senior Director at Tableau

Why learn data analytics?

In the ‘Age of Analytics’, transforming data into business value is a key organisational capability, and data-backed decision making is more critical than ever in our post-COVID economy. 

As a result, the high demand for data analytics talent continues to grow across sectors, with Microsoft forecasting data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity to increase by 20M worldwide by 2025, including 350,000 in the UK, 1.5M in the US and 9M in China.

Whether you’re seeking new job opportunities or building on existing capabilities to accelerate your career progression, data analytics offers a high-growth path at the core of business strategy and operations.

20M

Data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity is forecast to increase by 20 million worldwide by 2025

Microsoft

Why learn data analytics?

In the ‘Age of Analytics’, transforming data into business value is a key organisational capability, and data-backed decision making is more critical than ever in our post-COVID economy. 

As a result, the high demand for data analytics talent continues to grow across sectors, with Microsoft forecasting data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity to increase by 20M worldwide by 2025, including 350,000 in the UK, 1.5M in the US and 9M in China.

Whether you’re seeking new job opportunities or building on existing capabilities to accelerate your career progression, data analytics offers a high-growth path at the core of business strategy and operations.

20M

Data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity is forecast to increase by 20 million worldwide by 2025

Microsoft

Why learn data analytics?

In the ‘Age of Analytics’, transforming data into business value is a key organisational capability, and data-backed decision making is more critical than ever in our post-COVID economy. 

As a result, the high demand for data analytics talent continues to grow across sectors, with Microsoft forecasting data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity to increase by 20M worldwide by 2025, including 350,000 in the UK, 1.5M in the US and 9M in China.

Whether you’re seeking new job opportunities or building on existing capabilities to accelerate your career progression, data analytics offers a high-growth path at the core of business strategy and operations.

20M

Data analysis, machine learning and AI job capacity is forecast to increase by 20 million worldwide by 2025

Microsoft

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