Make Decisions with Data

Module 4B
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You have developed a focused question, found the data you need, and analyzed the data to explore its meaning. In this workshop-format module, we will work with you to complete a real-world, data-informed project you have been working on.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Apply your critical data skills to decision-making
  • Learn the limits of data in decision-making
  • Incorporate qualitative information to improve decisions
PREQUISITE SKILLS

Find this in Module 1A: Framing the Problem:

  • How to frame problems so that you have a specific and measurable question that can help you meet your goal
  • What you want to accomplish with data (so that you can determine which data will meet your needs)

Find this in Module 2A: Finding Existing Data:

  • What data already exists, and how to choose the right data source

Find this in Module 3A: Create and Interpret Tables:

  • How to tabulate and summarize data in Excel

Find this in Module 3B: Create and Interpret Charts:

  • How to build and interpret charts in Excel

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