How to Align Big Data and Analytics in Your Business
Certified Big Data Analyst (CBDA)™ Training Course
Are You Missing Massive Opportunities in Your Business?
A common problem for a Big Data or data analytics program is a lack of quantifiable data quality measures and processes that support analytics for business improvement.
In other words, there’s so much data you have, it becomes overwhelming to the point, you don’t know where to start..
…that’s where this training comes in and helps you discover how data standards and practices can impact and improve business objectives such as reduced downtime and increased safety and efficiency.
Glad I attended...The course was presented professionally and is internationally recognised as a good course.
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You now have valuable skills in:
- How to communicate the value of data as a corporate asset to management so you can show them opportunities for cost savings and revenue generation.
- How to apply data governance roles & responsibilities to assure data integration so you know the data you’re working with is the RIGHT data
- How to use metrics for quality of data managed in a technical solutions portfolio so you easily know when something is wrong with your data and fix it right away
- How to prepare data to be fit for purpose for analytics and business intelligence so you ensure the analysis you present is the right data to the right person at the right time
- How to manage data to meet corporate security and classification standards so you can comply with corporate compliance regulations
In addition to this, we share with you how you can apply industry best practices to the collection, management, and delivery of technical data in support of Big Data and analytics initiatives and programs within your company.
Discover how to apply methodologies to data from diverse and disparate sources, both internal and external to your organization, and aligning data governance, quality and security process with optimum accepted practices from industry trade organizations.
You also get to match your current skills progress to industry benchmarks and to train for certification.
Why Ethan Hathaway?
There are LOTS of training providers in the market, so why choose Ethan Hathaway?
Ethan Hathaway has established itself as a reputable training partner for over a decade to top companies all over the world.
Our philosophy is to make YOU as valuable as can be both in your career and your employer.
Ethan Hathaway is also a British Accreditation Council (BAC) accredited international Centre.
To become BAC accredited, we undergo a rigorous inspection and assessment to show our devotion and commitment to ensuring we provide YOU with a quality training result.
Not many other training providers can say they have gone through this process or commitment.
Ethan Hathaway is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as an International Centre.
Why Should You Get Certified?
If you’re an individual…
…this certification gives you a leg up on the competition.
Unlike any other Data Analyst, you’ll have a certificate AND badge to prove your Data Analytics expertise from a source that is trusted by global businesses – which is what REALLY counts.
More importantly, it will make you a better Data Analytics Professional.
So, if you want to:
- Move up the ladder in your career (or start/change careers)
- Have something tangible to show your dedication in your own self-development
- Add new skills to your toolset to leave your competition behind and step up the ladder in pay grade…
…this course and certification is for you.
If you’re a Managing Director or Data/Information Manager…
…there’s a chance you don’t need to get certified, but…
…your team should get certified.
Why certify your team? Here’s a few good reasons:
- Improve your reputation as an employer for being a great place to work because you invest in your staff development
- Have peace of mind your Investment Analysts have a standardised level of skills and competency.
If you’re taking the course for yourself, there’s no obligation to get certified, you can also just take the course itself.
Either way, this training gives you value for a crucial part of your business.
- Agenda highlights
- Who should enroll
Certified Big Data Analyst Course Highlights
Value and Lifecycle of Technical Data
- Value Hierarchies
Data Governance and Organization
Data Quality and Integration
- Data Quality
Implementing Big Data and Analytics
- Big Data
Data Security and Classification
- Classification of Data
***Download the course information booklet for the FULL details of what’s covered.***
What You Need to Bring:
You will need to bring a laptop computer to perform all the course exercises.
This training is non-industry specific and may be applied across various industries.
- Technical Data Managers
- Data Analysts
- Data Technicians
- Data Quality Specialists
- Data Systems Admins
- Data Operators
- Any technical staff dealing with curation of technical data in support of Big Data projects, business intelligence, or analytics. 3-5 years of experience with data processes.
This is an intermediate-level course
What do past clients say about the Instructor?
“Recognised for his 27 years of data management best practices during which he has developed many innovations in the global E&P data management sector and shares … with his … active role as a mentor. Jess is a passionate professional who has shared his craft to the industry.” ~Senior Manager, Global Data Management, Hess Corporation
“His technical knowledge and skills are vast and his ability to communicate complex topics is a unique skill” ~Assistant Professor, University of Houston
“Has the ability to think outside the box and come up with unique solutions to difficult challenges and then present them in a way everyone can understand.” ~Global Geoscience & Drilling Solutions Manager, Schlumberger Information Solutions
“Simply brilliant at what he does, he has great presentation skills … not only a hardworking person but full of energy. His commitment and enthusiasm towards his work is truly admirable” ~Sales Account Manager, Aspen Technology
“A brilliant and creative presenter and facilitator … will help you to look at your critical ideas from new perspectives, significantly reducing the time between conception and results. He is different from most data-oriented practitioners in that he has the ability to step back and look at information in its organizational and political contexts. He can also be very funny.” ~ President and Executive Coach, the Idea Leadership Company
“It was really worthwhile … getting a discussion going between the different departments/business units … it was a good introduction to “big data” … of this scale … when there are huge volumes, multiple users, multiple versions, diverse needs. The course was delivered well, I enjoyed the interactive exercises that helped to demonstrate the concepts … of data ownership/accountability“ – Graduate Geoscientist – Exploration
“Great presentation style, his ability to keep all participants engaged, regardless of role or experience, speaks volumes for his breadth and depth of the subject matter … To get everyone to agree on some concrete ways forward was great. Too often you get to the end of a course but struggle to put what you have learned into practice.” – Well Data Analyst – Tech Computing
“An eye opener to how important and how much value it has when data is managed well … to get that group of people in the room and discuss what … we can do better. Through the exercises, it was clear … how the units were meant to function together with clear and defined roles.” – Petroleum Engineer – Subsurface
“Great knowledge of the industry … able to adapt the content to keep it all relevant and interesting.” – Chief Cartographer – Exploration
“This course demonstrated how integral data and data management is to the operation of the company. It gave us a clearer understanding of processes, procedures and responsibilities that need to be better defined and of the cost benefit of best practice in data management.” – Engineering Data Analyst – Tech Computing
“Very engaging … helped keep the energy from dropping. It was good to be able to provide … feedback … it didn’t feel like I was just being spoken to. This allowed me to tie in what I do at work, with what I was learning in the course. I appreciate the mix between detailed data systems and the broader implications of corporate data governance. It was good to get a zoomed out view of how everything ties in, and the process involved in creating the systems we use.” – Technical Assistant – Tech Computing
“The day I attended was a good exchange of ideas and information across the company … excellent facilitator.” – Snr Ops Geologist – Drilling
“Extremely valuable and very well presented …. having people from cross function groups realise … the challenges of effective data management … Different perspectives were really brought home … in the practical exercises … together with the importance of quality checking (especially source data ) and the … establishment of ownership to provide rigour / accountability / consistency … working through the prioritising of action items and inter-dependencies was worthwhile in demonstrating the collaboration possible and enthusiasm across teams for action!” – Collection Services – ICT
“Well done for getting such a good mix of senior staff to attend … a very good example of a Data Management team being optimised by being embedded … worthwhile opportunity … looking at where Data Management is now positioned … understanding of the benefits of good DM is slowly changing the way everyone works.”– Data Management Team Lead – ICT
Here’s what past clients say about our courses:
“Very open interaction & discussion. Materials very relevant for my work. Many cases which help to put things into perspective.
Very good speaker as he used to be bank’s structurer, so plenty of practical knowledge. Speaker explained very well & easy to understand.” – M.J., Standard Chartered Bank
About the instructor: “He was excellent in teaching and always keen to answer all our questions. I like how he link up theory and real life application.” – C. W.J., Commerzbank
“The course was excellent and exceeded my expectation.” – A.A., Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
“The speaker has a very good knowledge and she explain the main concept very clear, very straight forward.” – C.A., Treasury, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Hong Kong
“What I liked most about this training was the Trainer and her professional approach…I am pleased with the course and all the arrangements.” – S.R.N., Finance Manager, Oman Oil Company, Oman
“Excellent! Nice class and participants…What I liked most about this training course was the many exercises and case studies so I can understand more clearly day by day.” – I., Bank Rakyat Indonesia, Indonesia
“Excellent…Trainer well organized and thoroughly walk thru the materials from basic to more challenging topic.” – C.J., Standard Chartered Bank, Thailand
What You Get with the Live Course
You get 5-full days of expert coaching and get answers to your specific questions valued at $30,000.00
Course notes, slide decks and resources for your future reference.
(value of $200.00)
Meet Your Peers
Meet other professionals from around the world in an intimate setting so you can make REAL connections unlike that of a large-scale event (value $$495.00)
Limited to 18 Seats Only
Most courses pack in as many people as possible (how many have you seen actually tell you the exact number seats are available?), but ours is strictly limited to a maximum of 18 people – so you get high-level & personalised attention
Private Discussion Group
You’ll be invited to join our private members-only professional group on LinkedIn (value $479.64)
Certificate of Completion
After completing the training, you receive a gold-embossed Ethan Hathaway certificate of completion to mark your achievement.
If you successfully complete the Certification Exam, you also receive:
Digital CBDA™ Badge
This digital badge designates you as a Certified Big Data Analyst (CBDA)™, which you may use on business cards, resumes, LinkedIn profiles, website profiles, email signatures and more.
To continue using your badge, you must renew your membership certification each year.
In addition to the Certificate of Completion for the course in general, if you successfully pass the Certification exam, you also receive a CBDA™ Certificate to mark your achievement.
Charter Membership to the EH Brain Trust
As part of your successful certification, you also receive a full year's Charter Membership to the EH Brain Trust Mastermind to help you keep up-to-date on the industry issues.
You receive free access as long as you renew your membership fee and CBDA™ status.
Members Only Discounts
In order to keep your status as a CBDA™ in good standing, you need to regularly take Continuing Professional Development courses.
You will be eligible for members only discounts for Ethan Hathaway events and courses to help keep up with your requirements.
Total Value You Receive From This Course Is $31,534.28
Your Investment Is...
We could charge $10,000 and it would still be of value because think of all the financial returns you gain from knowing how to manage your business operations like a well-oiled machine.
But you won’t need to invest anywhere near this amount…
…if you book your seat by the Super Early Bird deadline, your investment is only $5175.
You get at least $31,534.28 of value for just $5175.
At the regular fee, it comes to just $14.18 per day…the price of a nice lunch!
Just 18 Seats...
…the live course is limited to only 18 seats and we send out an announcement of this course to our internal list of 97,439 contacts in our database (this doesn’t even include new contacts we add to our list through external advertising & promotions too).
Frequently Asked Questions
Click Here for Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: Is there an exam?
A: No, the assessment is based upon your final R-project deliverable which you will complete by the end of the course.
Q: What is the required grade to pass the assessment?
A: You must achieve a 100% error-free R-Project to become certified.
Q: What are the system requirements?
- A PC or a MAC computer (Compatible with an Windows or Mac O/S computer)
- Works on iPad and iPhone
- Web Browser Software such as the latest Firefox or Internet Explorer or Safari or Chrome
- Intenet connection (It is highly recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection such as broadband/DSL)
- Computer Speakers or headphones (for courses that include audio and video)
Q: Am I guaranteed employment if I become Certified?
A: No. There is no certification, qualification or training course that can guarantee employment.
While we hope this certification can help you get a leg up on competition, it is no guarantee of future employment.
Q: Am I guaranteed to pass the assessment?
A: No. There is no guarantee you will pass the exam.
The certification project is an unbiased project assessment meant to objectively evaluate a potential delegate's learning and ability to successfully complete a project deliverable.
Q: Can I get a refund for the online course?
A: No, we do not issue refunds on online courses nor the certification exams.
If we find you have a valid reason to ask for credit, we are happy to offer you credit towards future products/services at our discretion.
Q: Are scholarships available?
A: Currently we do not offer any scholarships.
Under certain circumstances, we may offer a payment plan for eligible individuals.
Q: Is this Certification internationally recognized?
A: Recognition is a subjective-thing. However, Ethan Hathaway is a globally recognized training provider to multinational companies and government agencies.
We also work with industry experts and professionals on our Board of Advisors to ensure the courses are relevant for the current market.
And finally, we are a British Accreditation Council (BAC) accredited international training centre.