The London School of Economics and Political Science

Data Analytics
Career Accelerator

Become an in-demand Data Analyst with the technical data analytics skills and problem-solving capabilities desired by top employers.

  • 6 months, entirely online
  • 15-20 hours per week
  • Early bird finishes 15th October, 2021

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Only 30 places available.

 

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BUILT IN COLLABORATION WITH
TECH LEADERS

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

Our industry partners have co-designed curriculum, provided exclusive content and will deliver a variety of masterclasses and workshops through the programme, ensuring the most industry relevant capability development.

A UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Career Accelerators are designed in collaboration with tech companies and employers to meet the demands of the digital economy.

Technical knowledge, skills and experience  to perform in real-world roles.

The business understanding to deliver meaningful company value.

Human skills essential for  performance and leadership.

Cognitive awareness critical for sustained career growth.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • 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

BENEFITS OF A CAREER ACCELERATOR FROM
LSE AND FOURTHREV

Workplace relevance

Complete real-world employer projects and engage in live sessions to develop skills that are genuinely in demand, and build a portfolio of evidence to prove your abilities.

University certification

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 collaboration between LSE faculty, leading industry experts and employer partners.

Dedicated support

Dedicated Success Coaches, technical support and industry experts available on demand, which means the lights stay on for learning, no matter where you are. 

Career outcomes

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

BOOK A CALL

To learn more about the LSE Data Analytics Career Accelerator and whether it’s the right fit for you and your goals, schedule a call with an Enrolment Advisor.

LEARN FROM WORLD LEADERS

Dr James Abdey

Programe Coordinator, LSE

Associate Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Dr Christine Yuen

Course Convenor, LSE

Assistant Professorial Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Dr Blake Miller

Course Convenor, LSE

Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science

Dr Milt Mavrakakis

Course Convenor, LSE

Guest Lecturer in Statistics at LSE

Mai Nakane

Featured Industry Expert

Technical Product Management at Galvanize 

Andy Cotgreave

Featured Industry Expert

Technical Evangelist, 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.