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Data Analytics and Data-Driven Decisions for Everyone

Jul 8, 2024 - Aug 12, 2024

$249 Enroll

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Data Analytics and Data-Driven Decisions for Everyone

Learn how to make data-driven decisions for your business in a few easy steps! You will explore science analysis techniques including…

  •        Breakeven Analysis - How to determine the cost of goods and services to make a profit.
  •        Cross-Over Analysis - Determine the least expensive of 2 options.
  •        Linear Programming - Determine how to schedule employees or allocate resources based on need.    
  •        Simulation - When to re-order products to have an effective inventory.
  •        Microsoft Excel Dashboards- How to build Microsoft Dashboards to answer business questions.

This noncredit, online course is designed for beginners in data analytics and will examine techniques for making data-driven business decisions across a variety of applications.

Course Modality: This course is offered in online via Zoom.


Course Instructor: Nancy Fenty


Course Dates: Mondays, July 8th through August 12th


Course Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., AZ Time. The last half hour of each session will be optional one-on-one time to work with your instructor.


Cost: $249


NAU fulltime faculty, staff, and alumni are eligible for a 10% discount!

For registered NAU students, faculty, and staff with an email address, please click “Login” at the top right corner of the page and log in using your NAU credentials. Do not create a new Catalog account.


Registration Deadline: July 9th


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Nancy Fenty is a graduate of Maricopa Community Colleges South Mountain and Mesa, with an associate degree in Information Technology and Cisco Administration. She continued her education at Northern Arizona University and earned a bachelor's degree in Technology Management and a master's in Computer Information Technology with an emphasis in data analytics. Her work history consists of working in the technology department of Maricopa Community College including the KJZZ radio station. She also worked in the Arizona Legislature to implement the paperless initiative for the Arizona State Senate and House of Representatives members on the floor. Currently, she is working with a collaboration between Arizona State University and Microsoft to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs with Microsoft business solutions.



Professional disability specialists are available at Disability Resources to facilitate a range of academic support services and accommodations for students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability, you can request assistance by contacting Disability Resources at 928-523-8773 (voice), 928-523-8747 (fax), or (e-mail).