• Next cohort Starts25th May, 2024
  • Learning FormatOnline Bootcamp
  • Course duration11 months
  • Next cohort Starts25th May, 2024
  • Learning FormatOnline Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

  • icons
    IBM Advantage

    Access hackathons, masterclasses, and AMA sessions. Earn IBM certificates for IBM courses.

  • icons
    Applied Learning

    Capstone and 20+ industry-relevant data analytics projects to ensure comprehensive learning

  • icons
    Data-Driven Decision Making

    Learn tools like Tableau, Excel, SQL, Python, R, PowerBI and more

  • icons
    Top-notch Data Analyst course

    Comprehensive data analytics curriculum with live online classes by industry experts

World’s #1 Online Bootcamp

Begin your journey to success

Get lifetime access to self-paced e-learning content

Corporate Training

Enterprise training for teams

Data Analyst Program Overview

This data analyst course, in collaboration with IBM, will transform you into a data analytics expert. In this course, you will learn the latest analytics tools and techniques, how to work with SQL, the languages of R and Python, the art of creating data visualizations, and how to apply statistics and predictive analytics in a business environment.

Key Features

  • Industry-recognized Data Analyst Master’s certificate from Simplilearn
  • Dedicated live sessions by faculty of industry experts
  • Masterclasses from IBM experts
  • Industry-recognized IBM certifications for IBM courses
  • Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) sessions with IBM leadership
  • Capstone from 3 domains and 20+ projects
  • Exclusive hackathons conducted by IBM
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning content
  • Program crafted to initiate your journey as a Data Analyst

Data Analyst Program Advantage

Get certified in data analytics with this IBM program. Access masterclasses by experts, and AMAs with leadership. Earn Data Analyst and IBM certificates plus complete capstone projects. Advance your career now!

  • Master's Certificate

    Earn your Data Analyst Certificate

    • Industry-recognized certificate by Simplilearn
    • Dedicated live sessions by faculty of industry experts
    • Lifetime access to self-paced learning content
  • IBM Certificate

    Get ahead with IBM Advantage

    • Content and certificate by IBM
    • Masterclasses by IBM experts
    • Hackathons and AMA Sessions

About the Program

About the Data Analyst Master's program developed in collaboration with IBM

As per the Forrester wave report, in September 2018, IBM is the second-largest Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics solutions provider globally. This Data Analyst course in Johannesburg is designed to equip students with their skills to become successful analysts and problem solvers.

IBM is one of the world's leading cloud platform companies, which has its headquarters in Armonk, Johannesburg. IBM is a pioneer in technology and a leader in offering consulting services; plus, is the recipient of five Nobel Prizes, six Turing Awards, nine U.S. National Medals of Technology, five U.S. National medals of Science, and has 10 inductions into the U.S. Inventors Hall of Fame.

What to expect from this data analyst course developed in collaboration with IBM?

Certificates from IBM and Simplilearn will be awarded to students after completing this Data Analyst course in Johannesburg. The certificates will give evidence of your skills as a master of data analysis. Other things that you will get includes:

  • 24/7 accessibility to IBM cloud platforms that features IBM Watson and other software
  • Simplilearn's Data Analysis Master’s certificate with industry recognition

What can I expect from this Simplilearn's Data Analyst program developed in collaboration with IBM?

Once you complete your Data Analyst course in Johannesburg, you’ll be given a course completion certificate from IBM and Simplilearn. Your certificate shows you finished your data analyst training through Simplilearn's Data Analyst course in Johannesburg, and it will put you on the fast track to success. You will also have these things with you if you complete the course –

  1. Access to IBM cloud platforms that feature IBM Watson and other software.
  2. Industry recognized Data Analyst Master’s certificate from Simplilearn.
  3. USD 1200 worth of IBM cloud credits that you can use for hands-on exposure.

What are the learning objectives?

This data analyst course in collaboration with IBM will assist you in developing your learning and skills in the analytics field. Data extracts, regression analysis, data blending, descriptive and inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, and forecasting are all included in this Data Analyst course in Johannesburg.

If you have a basic understanding of mathematical concepts, you can easily become an expert in Data analytics with the help of this course.

What skills will you learn in this data analyst course in Johannesburg?

Simplilearn's Data Analyst course in Johannesburg includes the implementation of algorithms and statistical inference design for large-scale data processing and areas such as machine learning and natural language processing. You will also:

  • Have a strong command over SQL concepts such as universal query tools.
  • Have an understanding of essential statistical concepts such as dispersion, regression, correlation, and measures of central tendency.
  • Learn to read and write files, save data, load files, etc., in Python.
  • Learn about statistical inference and modeling with R.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of several data visualization libraries in Python, including Folium, Seaborn, and Matplotlib.
  • Gain an understanding of DBSCAN, K-means, and hierarchical clustering.
  • Learn business analytics via Excel.
  • Become an expert in Tableau statistics.
  • Master visualization techniques, namely market basket analysis, treemap, waterfall, heat map, and Gantt chart.

What projects are included in this data analyst course in Johannesburg?

This Data Analyst course in Johannesburg will use current real-life, industry-based events, projects, and case studies. Projects are:

Inspect how big companies like Flipkart and Amazon make use of business intelligence tools to perform category analysis.
Title- category performance analysis
Description- In this performance evaluation program, best-performing subcategories are awarded to those that yielded a consistent profit for the last four years.
 
Have an understanding of how NSE, BSE, and NASDAQ leverage data analysis and analytics to arrive at consumable data from complex data sets.
Title- stock market
Description- This project will teach students how to import data via Yahoo data reader for companies, including Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Google and Yahoo. You will also learn to perform daily return analysis, using a plot to show the correlation between stocks and plotting stock trade by volume. 
 
Learn about the usage of data analysis by banks, namely Citigroup, Bank of America, HDFC, and ICICI.
Domain- Banking
Description- In this project, you will learn about analyzing the data collected from the marketing campaign run by a Portuguese banking institution. The Portuguese bank performed marketing outreach to convince potential customers into putting funds into the bank term deposit. You need to analyse the entire campaign and the data collected from it.
 
See how healthcare industry leaders use data analysis to leverage their business.
Domain- Healthcare
Description- In this project, you will learn predictive analytics and judge the efficiency of forecasting a trend. Historical and real-time data can be compared to judge the efficiency and value of the data. The predictor and the intervention are integrated back into the same system. 
 
Find out how leading retailers such as Amazon, Target, and Walmart are using data analysis to evaluate product placement and inventory decisions.
Domain- Retail
Description- In this project, you will learn about product and inventory optimization from the shelves to the warehouse. Participants will tend to learn the daily cycle of product optimisation from the shells to the warehouses. This will help in giving them regular insights into the occurrences that occur in the real estate sector.
 
Using data analysis, learning how Berkshire Hathaway, AIG, and AXA (insurance leaders) work on real-life insurance-based projects.
Domain- Insurance
Description- Predictive analytics has helped to increase the insurance businesses. It has helped to increase the efficiency of the businesses. According to the 2013 Insurance Predictive Modeling Survey, there has been an increase in predictive modelling throughout the industry, all people from companies that write over $1 billion in personal insurance employ predictive modelling if compared to 69% of companies with less than that amount of premium.

Who should take this Data Analyst course Johannesburg?

Aspiring professionals of any educational background with an analytical frame of mind are best suited to pursue the Data Analyst course Johannesburg, including:

  • IT professionals
  • Banking and finance professionals
  • Marketing managers
  • Sales professionals
  • Supply chain network managers
  • Beginners in the data analytics domain
  • Students in UG/ PG programs

What are the prerequisites for this Data Analyst course in Johannesburg?

To succeed in the Data Analyst course in Johannesburg and its certification training, learners should have good basic math skills.

Why become a Data Analyst?

Becoming a data analyst has many benefits. The World Economic Forum has also predicted that data analysts will be one of the leading jobs by 2022. It is commonly accepted today that data is abundant, and every bit of it can improve a business or a nation. 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every single day. All these facts altogether provide evidence of ever-increasing job and career advancement opportunities in the analytical field.

Data and analytics jobs will increase by 15% to 2.72 million jobs by 2020, according to a recent IBM report. Finance, insurance, and information technology are the fields that will have the most significant demand for data analysts. Glassdoor sales that a data analyst bagged an average pay of $67377 in 2019.

What are the job opportunities upon completing this Data Analyst course in Johannesburg?

Upon finishing the Data Analyst course in Johannesburg, professionals will have the knowledge and talent to obtain a lucrative job as a data analyst. Various job titles are:

  • Analytics Manager or lead
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Engineer 
  • Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst
  • Various managerial roles

Data Analyst Certification Learning Path

Accelerate your career trajectory with our extensive data analytics course curriculum. Delve into foundational statistics, master data analysis with Python and R, navigate databases using SQL, and harness the power of visualization with Tableau and Power BI.

Learning Path

Electives:
    • Aligned with PL-300: Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst certification
    • Learn Power BI Desktop layouts, BI reports, dashboards, and more
    • Learn to experiment, refine, prepare, and present data with ease
    • Explore comprehensive Power BI training for hands-on applied learning
    • Learn through a practical approach to help you gain expertise

  • Attend this interactive, online industry master class to gain insights about cutting edge Data Analytics advancements and techniques.

8+ Skills Covered

  • Data Analytics
  • Statistical Analysis using Excel
  • Data Analysis using Python and R
  • Data Visualization Tableau and Power BI
  • Linear and logistic regression modules
  • Clustering using KMeans
  • Supervised Learning
  • Unsupervised Learning

9+ Tools Covered

Microsoft ExcelNumPypandasSciPypower bipythonRtableauMySQLFSD

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    APP RATING RECOMMENDATIONS

    The Google Play Store team launches visibility booster for promising apps - displayed higher in recommendations. Build model to predict app ratings with provided app data.

  • Project 2

    COMCAST TELECOM CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS

    Comcast promises better customer service but continues falling short, despite repeated vows to improve. Leverage database of customer complaints to finally boost satisfaction.

  • Project 3

    ECOMMERCE SALES DASHBOARD

    E-commerce company seeks sales dashboard to analyze product categories, ease selection, and boost purchases. Help users review info on products they're considering.

  • Project 4

    COMPARATIVE STUDY OF COUNTRIES

    Create a dashboard to compare different countries on various parameters using the sample insurance data set and world development indicators data set.

  • Project 5

    SALES PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

    Build dashboard showing monthly sales by segment and category, flagging those meeting/exceeding/missing targets - enabling clients to easily identify areas needing attention.

  • Project 6

    ANALYSIS OF SALES REPORT OF A CLOTHES MANUFACTURING OUTLET

    Fashion retailer seeks to expand product line. Aims to grasp market trends, automate product attributes, predict sales, understand sales drivers, and standardize ratings with data.

  • Project 7

    COLLEGE ADMISSION

    Each year, US colleges receive thousands of applications from international students. To streamline the process, the education department must analyze factors affecting admission.

  • Project 8

    IDENTIFYING AND RECOMMENDING THE BEST RESTAURANTS

    Upgrading B2C portal with smart automation. Forming matrices for top-notch eateries & suggestions. Analysis-based reports & visual dashboards for sharing insights.

  • Project 9

    PREDICTING LOAN DEFAULTERS

    High vehicle loan defaults cause losses, leading to stricter underwriting. Need a better risk model. Study to identify default factors & predict defaults.

  • Project 10

    EXAMINING FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR HEART ATTACKS

    Global heart disease deaths are high. We need a system to predict heart attacks. Study data on cardiovascular health, identify key factors and create a predictive model.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

prevNext

Join the Data Analytics industry

Data Science and Analytics jobs are projected to see growth by 31% in the upcoming decade. The data analytics market is estimated to reach $24.63 Bn in 2021 and is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 per cent from 2021 to 2030.

Job Icon11.5 M

Expected New Jobs for Data Science and Analytics

Source: Analytics Insight
Job Icon31%

Annual Job Growth by 2030

Source: 365 Data Science
Job Icon$ 62K-121K

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Industry
    Information Technology - 32%BFSI - 19%Software product - 13%Pharma & Healthcare - 11%Retail - 10%Others - 15%
    Companies
     course learners from Amazon, Johannesburg
     course learners from Ernst & Young, Johannesburg
     course learners from Fidelity Investments, Johannesburg
     course learners from Johnson and Johnson, Johannesburg
     course learners from Vodafone, Johannesburg
     course learners from Broadcom, Johannesburg
     course learners from Accenture, Johannesburg
     course learners from Nomura Holdings, Johannesburg
     course learners from Ericsson, Johannesburg
     course learners from Infosys, Johannesburg
     course learners from Nvidia, Johannesburg
     course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Johannesburg

Learner Reviews

Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 1,299

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Programs using Splitit payment option with 0% interest and no hidden fee.

Splitit

Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 1,299

Data Analyst Training FAQs

  • How to become a Data Analyst in South Africa?

    This Data Analyst course in South Africa developed in collaboration with IBM will give you sufficient insights into data analytics tools and methodologies to excel in your next role as a data analyst. You will earn an industry-recognized certification from IBM and Simplilearn that will attest to your new skills and on-the-job expertise. The Data Analyst course will train you on statistics essentials, SQL basics, data science, and data visualization using R and Python, Business Analytics with Excel, Power BI, and data visualization with Tableau Desktop 10.

  • Is this Data Analyst course in South Africa suitable for freshers?

    Yes, the Data Analyst course in South Africa is suitable for freshers, and this course will help them to learn analytics tools and techniques, how to work with SQL databases, the languages of R and Python, how to create data visualizations, and how to apply statistics and predictive analytics in a business environment.

  • What is the price of the Data Analyst course in South Africa?

    The price of the Data Analyst course in South Africa is $ 1299.

  • In which areas of South Africa is the Data Analyst course conducted?

    No matter which area of South Africa you are in, be it Johannesburg, Gauteng, Sunninghill, Sandton, Bryanston, Randburg, Northcliff, Melville, Linden, Parkhurst, Greenside, Rosebank, Parktown, Bedfordview, Maboneng, Newtown, Braamfontein anywhere. You can access our Data Analyst course online sitting at home or office.

  • Do you provide this Data Analyst course in South Africa with placement?

    No, currently, we do not provide any placement guarantee with the Data Analyst course.

  • What can I expect from this Simplilearn Data Analyst course developed in collaboration with IBM?

    Upon completion of these Data Analyst courses in South Africa, you will receive certificates from IBM and Simplilearn for courses in the learning path. These certificates will testify to your skills as an expert in Data Analysis. You will also receive the following:

    • Lifetime access to e-learning content for all of the courses included in the learning path (*only for Simplilearn courses)
    • Industry-recognized certificates from IBM* and Simplilearn upon successful completion of the program
    • USD 1200 worth of IBM cloud credits that you can leverage for hands-on exposure
    • Access to IBM cloud platforms featuring IBM Watson and other software for 24/7 practice

  • What is the salary of a data analyst in Johannesburg?

    The average annual salary of a data analyst in South Africa is R301,011. But Johannesburg is a major economic and financial hub of South Africa, so that that data analysts can expect the same as all the other cities of South Africa. A data analyst with a reputed data analyst master's certification in Johannesburg and a couple of years of experience in the field can earn a remuneration as high as R750,000 annually.

  • What are the major companies hiring for a data analyst in Johannesburg?

    Johannesburg is home to many major industries, so all the related local companies and multiple MNCs have their offices in Johannesburg. A data analyst with good data analyst masters certification in Johannesburg can easily find job opportunities in multiple companies. A few of the companies actively hiring for a smart data analyst are PBT Group, FirstRand, Salix Recruitment, Schneider Electric, L’Oreal, TransUnion, and much more.

  • What are the major industries in Johannesburg?

    Johannesburg is home to many major industries, so all the related local companies and multiple MNCs have offices in Johannesburg. A data analyst with a good data analyst master's certification in Johannesburg can easily find job opportunities in numerous companies. A few companies actively hiring for a smart data analyst are PBT Group, FirstRand, Salix Recruitment, Schneider Electric, L’Oreal, TransUnion, and much more.

  • How to become a data analyst in Johannesburg?

    The first step is to complete a reputed data analyst master's certification in Johannesburg. Then you can take the next step that is to apply for relevant jobs in various companies. Finally, you will need to work multiple years in the field, and then you will get hired in top-tier companies with huge salary packages.

  • How to find data analyst masters certification courses in Johannesburg?

    You can easily find numerous online data analyst masters certification courses in Johannesburg. A good course should have live masterclasses and hackathons. There should ideally be live interaction with top corporations, highly interactive online classes preferably led by industry experts, and they should also give you access to more than 15 real-life data analytics projects so you can acquaint yourself about the various analytics tools and techniques, SQL Databases, data visualizations and much more.

  • How do I earn the Master's certificate?

    Upon completion of 80% of LVC hours and 2 projects, you will be eligible to receive the certificate that will testify to your skills as an expert in Data Analyst.

    Please find the completion criteria for each course within the mandatory learning path as:

    Course Course completion certificate Criteria
    Business Analytics with Excel Required 85% of online self-paced completion or Attend 80% of 1 LVC batch and 1 project
    SQL Required 85% of online self-paced completion or Attend 80% of 1 LVC batch and 1 project
    Programming Basics and Data Analytics with Python Required 85% of online self-paced completion or Attend 80% of 1 LVC batch and 1 project
    R programming for Data Science Required As per criteria on IBM portal
    Data Analytics with R Required 85% of online self-paced completion or Attend 80% of 1 LVC batch and 1 project
    Tableau Training Required 85% of online self-paced completion or Attend 80% of 1 LVC batch and 1 project
    Data Analyst Masters Capstone Required Attendance of one Live Virtual Classroom AND successful evaluation in at least one project

  • I am not able to access the Data Analyst course. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or Request a callback.

  • Who will teach this Data Analyst course?

    All of our highly qualified Data Analyst course trainers are business intelligence industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified as a data analyst on your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. You will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing your data analyst course with us.

  • What is the job market for data analysts?

    Data analysis is a rapidly growing field, and the demand for data analysts is increasing in many industries. Here are a few placement trends for data analysts:

    • Increasing demand: The amount of data being generated is increasing at a rapid rate, and organizations are looking for ways to extract insights from that data. As a result, the demand for data analysts is increasing in finance, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing industries, to name a few.
    • The growing use of data analytics in different sectors: Data analysis is becoming increasingly important in various sectors, such as healthcare, finance, manufacturing, retail, and technology. The increasing use of data analytics in various sectors is creating new opportunities for data analysts.
    • Remote work: With the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has become more prevalent and many companies are now looking for data analysts who can work remotely.
    • Use of machine learning and artificial intelligence: Data analysts are increasingly expected to use machine learning and AI to extract insights from data. This is creating new opportunities for data analysts with experience in these technologies.
    • Interdisciplinary skills: Data analysts are increasingly expected to have interdisciplinary skills, such as data visualization and business acumen.

Data Analyst Course in Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is known by multiple names, such as megacity, alpha global city, and the city of gold. Johannesburg covers an area of 1,296 square miles and is located at an altitude of 5751 feet on the plateau region known as highveld. Because of the higher altitude, Johannesburg has a subtropical highland climate with rainy summers hot by day and cool by night, and winters cool by day and extremely cold by night. The population of Johannesburg is more than 5.9 million, and the projected GDP and Percapita GDP are $76 billion and $16,370, respectively. So Johannesburg is a perfect city to work as a Data Analyst.

There are numerous fun locations in Johannesburg ranging from archeological sites, memorials, lakes, museums, and nature parks to adventure sports for the tourists and local people to have some good fun time. The following are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Johannesburg:

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.