Data Analytics

In today’s data-driven world, to be successful in many fields, one must understand well how to analyse and interpret data. This programme provides a solid foundation in data analytics, helping individuals grasp the significance of data in decision-making processes across various industries.

“60% believe hiring criteria include data skills” — Manpowergroup Talent Survey, 2020

“75% of enterprises will operationalise AI by 2024” — Gartner Data Trend, 2020

“70% say that C-Suite team have at least one data leader” — McKinsey Survey 2019

Why study this programme?

Data analytics is becoming increasingly popular among organisations to help make crucial decisions across various business functions. This course serves as a springboard for students embarking on their journey in the field of data analytics, providing them with the essential skills, knowledge, and confidence to excel in this rapidly evolving domain. Whether pursuing careers in data analysis, business intelligence, or data science, students will be well-prepared to make meaningful contributions and thrive in today’s data-driven world.

If you want to get into data analytics, this course provides the foundation you need, from theory to practice. It is suitable for beginners and serves as the starting point for playing with data. By the end of this programme, you will be able to evaluate the best analytical approach for solving your business problem/s and gain an understanding of the best ways to leverage data for better outcomes.

Who is this certificate for?

This programme is developed for professionals who aspire to manage an organisation and make important business decisions backed by data. In specific, the course will be most beneficial to the following individuals:

  • Professionals seeking career advancement: Those who are looking to enhance their skill set and career prospects in fields such as data analysis, business intelligence, or data science.
  • Business analysts: Professionals who are responsible for analysing data to provide insights that support strategic decision-making within organizations.
  • Managers and executives: Leaders who want to develop a better understanding of data analytics to drive business performance and innovation.
  • Recent graduates and students: Individuals seeking to enter the workforce equipped with in-demand skills in data analytics.
  • Entrepreneurs and small business owners: Those who are looking to leverage data to gain insights into their business operations and make informed decisions to drive growth and success.
  • Anyone interested in data analytics: Individuals who are curious about data and desire to learn how to extract valuable insights from it, regardless of their current profession or background.

If you are interested to attend the certificate programme, please send a message to 

What will you learn?

  • Understanding the importance of data
  • Hands-on learning
  • Statistical foundations
  • Data visualisation skills
  • Introduction to programming
  • Preparation for advanced topics
  • Resource for further learning
  • Career opportunities


Programme Structure

During the programme, students will have the opportunity to study a range of areas within data analytics, gaining confidence in this specific subject, and learning from practical teaching from our academic faculty. Students will gain a comprehensive set of skills essential for success in the field of data analytics. These skills include the following:


  • Project and Presentation Skills: 60 marks
  • Discussion and Participation: 20 marks
  • Attendance: 20 marks
  • A physical report will be generated during each session.

How will you learn?

  • Live learning from expert faculty
  • Committed support team
  • High-tech learning platform
  • Whole week of dedicated synchronous classes
  • Forum discussion for peer-to-peer learning
  • Integrated assignments
  • Breakout rooms
  • Questions and answers
  • Technical and programming skills
  • Flexible learning

Learning outcomes

  • Upon completing this course sequence, learners will acquire fundamental knowledge of data analysis, statistical methods, and visualisation techniques.
  • They will be equipped with the skills to clean, analyse, and interpret data, enabling them to derive insights and make data-driven decisions.
  • Furthermore, they will have resources and guidance to advance their learning independently and pursue a career in the dynamic field of data analytics.


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Lecturer profile

Swati Jeevan (PhDC) is an experienced lecturer with over 14 years of teaching involvement in information technology (IT) and entrepreneurship. Holding a master’s degree in IT and entrepreneurship, she demonstrates expertise in both technology and business domains. Swati has trained a range of courses, encompassing IT fundamentals, data analytics, Python programming, and project management, to students hailing from diverse backgrounds across Malaysia, India, and Germany. She has collaborated with renowned startups such as Gorillas and Flink in Germany, gaining insights into emerging technologies and entrepreneurial ventures. Actively involved in AI and blockchain research, her contributions to scholarly publications exhibit dedication to advancing knowledge in these fields. As an experienced entrepreneur, Swati has launched and scaled startup initiatives in India, enriching her teaching and research with practical insights. She holds leadership positions in business development, driving growth and innovation within production units. Moreover, Swati is certified in blockchain technology and serves as a trainer for public speaking and Information and Communication Technology, empowering individuals to enhance their communication and technical skills. With her multidisciplinary expertise, Swati is committed to shaping future technology leaders and fostering innovation worldwide.