Making Data-Driven Decisions (KLplus CPE Course)

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Organizations around the world are now realizing the many advantages of using data to overhaul their business strategies and gain a competitive edge. However, data-driven decision-making doesn't mean you have to ignore your intuition or past experience. In fact, when used in combination with business acumen, data-driven decisions can be a powerful tool for change.

In this course, you’ll learn about the benefits of making decisions with data as the basis of your choice. You’ll explore best practices for taking a balanced approach to decisions that don't rely on a single perspective. And you’ll also learn how to avoid common mistakes associated with using data to inform decisions.

Please Note: This course is provided by a third party and requires an extra step to obtain the CPE certificate. Upon completion of the course, download your course transcript and go to to request the certificate.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of data-driven decision-making
  • Recognize the questions to ask when thinking critically about data
  • Identify how to create a data-driven decision-making culture at an organization
  • Identify the steps of a data-driven decision-making process
  • Identify key best practices for data-driven decision-making
  • Describe how to avoid common mistakes in data-driven decision-making
  • Knowledge Check: Data-Driven Decision-Making

Estimated Course Duration: 24 minutes (0.5 CPE)

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Data Analytics

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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