About Data Analyst Certification Course

  • 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

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Data Analyst Course Advisor

  • Ronald van Loon

    Ronald van Loon

    Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

    Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.

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Data Analyst Certification Learning Path

  • Course 1

    Introduction to Data Analytics Course

    Simplilearn’s Data Analytics for beginners course will give you insights into how to apply data and analytics principles in your business. Learning analytics, data visualization, and data science methodologies through this course will make you capable of driving better business decisions and ROI.

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  • Course 2

    Business Analytics with Excel

    Boost your analytics career with powerful new Microsoft® Excel skills by taking this Business Analytics course, which includes training on Power BI. These two commonly used tools, combined with official business analytics certification, will put you on the path of a successful career.

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  • Course 3Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Tableau Training

    This Tableau certification course helps you master Tableau Desktop, a world-wide utilized data visualization, reporting, and business intelligence tool. Advance your career in analytics by learning Tableau and how to best use this training in your work.

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  • Course 4Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Programming Basics and Data Analytics with Python

    Learn how to perform Data Analytics with Python using multi-dimensional arrays in NumPy, manipulate DataFrames in pandas, use SciPy library of mathematical routines, and perform machine learning using scikit-learn. This Data Analytics course will take you from the basics of Python to exploring many different types of data. You will learn how to prepare data for analysis, perform simple statistical analyses, create meaningful data visualizations, predict future trends from data, and more.

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  • Course 5Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Data Science with R Programming

    Simplilearn’s Data Science with R certification course makes you an expert in data analytics using the R programming language. This online R training enables you to take your Data Science skills into a variety of companies, helping them analyze data and make more informed business decisions.

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  • Course 6

    Data Analyst Capstone

    Simplilearn’s Data Analyst Capstone project will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned in the Data Analytics certification course. With dedicated mentoring sessions, you’ll know how to solve a real industry-aligned problem. The project is the final step in the learning path and will help you to showcase your expertise to employers.

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  • Master's Program Certificate

  • Electives

    Power BI

  • Electives

    Programming Refresher

  • Electives

    Industry Master Class – Data Analytics

  • Electives

    SQL Training

  • Electives

    R Programming for Data Science

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Data Analyst Course Reviews

  • Vinay Salve

    Vinay Salve

    Data Science and Business Analytics, Pune

    I'm happy to share that I have completed my Master's program in Data Analysis and Business Analytics with Simplilearn. It was a fantastic learning experience, and I would like to thanks Simplilearn for letting me acquire this new skill. I'm also glad that I have come across several new connections.

  • Ravi Chandra

    Ravi Chandra

    Package Solution Consultant (Cognos BI) at IBM Global Services, Pune

    The course was excellent. Appreciate the trainer's capability to answer all the queries. Thanks to Simplilearn for such good course content.

  • Manish Beniwal

    Manish Beniwal

    Advisor Reporting - Global Mobility at Rio Tinto, Bangalore

    I am a Data Analyst with 7 years of work experience, but I didn't have the chance to work with Statistics. So I enrolled in this course. It's a good course even for beginners. Overall, the training is very good. Thank you Simplilearn.

  • Amol B

    Amol B

    Associate Manager at Firepro Systems, Bangalore

    Simplilearn is an awesome learning platform. The course content is very well designed, and the live classes have personal attention in resolving the doubts. Thanks, Simplilearn.

  • Hariharan Krishnaswamy

    Hariharan Krishnaswamy

    Bangalore

    I was working as a business analyst at HCL. The Simplilearn course taught me to think about the bigger picture. The learnings from this course have helped me enhance my performance at work and gain a mid-term increase in my salary.

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Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

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.

  • What is Data Analyst?

    Data Analyst is a process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming and modeling data to discover useful information and support decision making to achieve business goals. There are various data analysis qualitative and quantitative methods and analytical or statistical tools used to extract the useful information and translate them into insights to make better business decisions,most of which are covered in this program.

  • How to learn Data Analytics?

    Data Analytics is one of the major areas to explore in this digitalized world. To learn data analytics, you need to have an in-depth understanding of SQL, Python or R programming, data visualization techniques, statistics, regression, and more. While you can get started on your own, it is recommended to enroll in a University partnered Data Analytics Bootcamp to learn data analytics from Purdue faculty. You’ll get up-to-date knowledge of the field and know about the strategies and best practices that are actually followed by companies.

  • What are the top online Data Analytics courses provided in this certification program?

    This Data Analyst certification program consists of the following courses:

  • Will this course help me to start my career as Data Analyst?

    Yes, anyone embarking on a career as Data Analyst can take this course. Getting certified will demonstrate your seriousness towards the field and help you build a strong foundation of the data analytics concepts.

  • Why should I consider starting a career as a Data Analyst?

    If you have a computer science or related background and you are good at mathematics, statistics, and dealing with data, then chances are a Data Analyst role will be a great fit for you. With accelerating digital transformation across all industries, data analysts will be in high demand in the future. You can get started with this Data Analytics course to develop the necessary skills to be successful.

  • What programming knowledge is necessary for this Data Analyst certification training?

    This Data Analyst certification is suitable for professionals with programming experience as well as non-programming backgrounds. However, it is recommended to have a basic understanding of programming languages like SQL, Java, Python, or R.

  • How does this course qualify me as a Data Analyst?

    This Data Analytics training gives you a step-by-step guide to master all the topics that a Data Analyst should know. Apart from the theoretical knowledge, you’ll get to work on projects which will make you industry-ready. The course is specifically curated to impart those skills that employers actually consider under the Data Analyst qualification.

  • *For which all courses will I get certificates from IBM?

    Following are the list of courses for which you will get IBM certificates:

    • R Programming for Data Science
    • Data Analytics with Python

  • Is this Data Analytics course conducted online? Do I need to attend any physical classes?

    Yes, our Data Analyst certification course is completely online. You don’t need to attend classes at a physical location. You can access the course material anywhere using a system connected to the internet.

  • What skills do I need to be a Data Analyst?

    Companies look for specialized technical skills when hiring a Data Analyst. Professionals who are skilled in data mining, statistics, core math, problem-solving, and storytelling fare better for the role of a Data Analyst. Good communication skills are also necessary as data analysts have to share their findings with the team and various stakeholders involved in any project. You can build all of these skills with our Data Analyst training.

  • How do I earn the Master's certificate?

    Upon completion of the following minimum requirements, you will be eligible to receive the certificate that will testify to your skills as an expert in Data Analyst.

    Course Course completion certificate Criteria
    Introduction to Data Analytics Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
    Data Analytics with Python Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
    Data Science with R Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion or Attendance of 1 Live Virtual Classroom, And Score above 75% in the course-end assessment And successful evaluation in at least 1 project
    Business Analytics with Excel Required 85% of online self-paced completion  and successful evaluation in at least one project
    Tableau Desktop 10 Training Required 85% of online self-paced completion  OR attendance of one live virtual class and successful evaluation of at least one project
    Power BI Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
    Data Analyst Capstone Required Attendance of one Live Virtual Classroom AND successful evaluation in at least one project

  • Do I need to complete the Data Analytics courses in a specific order?

    Simplilearn’s Data Analytics course has a rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts. It is recommended that you follow the lessons in the same order as detailed in the learning path for the best learning experience.

  • What will I be able to do upon completion of Data Analyst training?

    You can apply for data analytics related job roles as an entry-level professional after you complete this Data Analyst training. The opportunities for data analysts are not limited to the IT industry but exist in other areas like marketing, finance, pharma, and retail.

  • How do I enroll for the Data Analyst course?

    You can enroll in this Data Analyst certification training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • I am not able to access the Data Analytics courses. 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 contact Help & Support.

  • Who will teach 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 Data Analyst in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being 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. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Data Analytics course with us.

  • Do you offer any university partnered program in Data Analytics?

    Yes, Simplilearn provides a PG program in the Data Analytics domain in partnership with Purdue University. The Post Graduate Program in Data Analytics will give you broad exposure to key technologies and skills currently used in Data Analytics and Data Science, including Statistics, Python, R, Tableau, SQL, and Power BI.

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:

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