Applied Analytics

Explore a career in the field of practical data and leadership in applied analytics.

Business Analyst vs Data Analyst: The Best Choice for 2021

There is often confusion when it comes to the differences between business analysts and data analysts. Both are professionals within the field of data science, both delve into data in search of answers, and, at some organizations, the job titles …

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Biden’s Economic Plans Collide With Inflation Reality

This article from Wall Street Journal is written by Amara Omeokwe and Andrew Restuccia

WASHINGTON—President Biden took office with a raft of economic plans to better position the U.S. to compete on the world stage and jump-start a labor market …

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Stocks Rise as Investors Shrug Off Omicron Worries

This article from Wall Street Journal is written by Caitlin Ostroff, Alexander Osipovich, and Frances Yoon

Stocks and oil prices bounced back from Friday’s selloff, with investors betting that the Omicron Covid-19 variant will cause less damage to the global …

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The Greater Good Challenge – This FRIDAY December 3rd – Register today for your chance to win $100!

Please join us for the second annual Greater Good Challenge, a live event that features SPS students and alums pitching their business ideas to the judges on Friday, 12/3/21 from 10am -12:00pm ET. Cast your vote during the event for …

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How To Become a Highly Paid Freelance Data Scientist in 2021

Over 30% of the American workforce was freelance amid the pandemic. While some of this was driven by the job losses during the initial days, much of it came from experienced professionals resigning from full-time positions to go freelance. This …

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Featured Classes

SQL Essential Training

Knowing how to code and manage relational databases and database-driven applications is a valuable skill for any career in tech. …

Master SQL for Data Science

SQL database skills are consistently among the most sought after in the world of data science. Master the skills needed…

Python for Beginners

Python—the popular and highly readable object-oriented language—is both powerful and relatively easy to learn. Whether you’re new to programming or…

Master Python for Data Science

Quickly learn the general programming principles and methods for Python, and then begin applying that knowledge to using Python in…

Consulting Foundations

In this LinkedIn Learning class, you will learn the critically important components of consulting—including marketing, selling, contracting, managing engagements, and…

Become a Data Visualization Specialist: Concepts

Doug Rose
Data visualization is ultimately the make-or-break moment for any data science operation or business analytics project. Develop a solid foundation…

Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals

Barton Poulson
Instructor Barton Poulson defines the relationships to other data-saturated fields such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. He reviews the…

Real Estate Analytics

In the world of real estate, one of the best ways to set yourself apart from the crowd is by…

Become a Financial Analyst

This course helps you to evaluate current and historical economic and business data to identify trends that influence business decisions.…

Excel for Corporate Finance Professionals

Discover how to use Microsoft Excel for the bread-and-butter tasks required by corporate finance and financial planning and analysis (FP&A)…

Build Your Data Analysis Skills

Learn how to think about data, recognizing the questions to ask to get the right data. Identify the tools you…

Become a Data Analyst

Data analysts examine information using data analysis tools and help their teams develop insights and business strategies. You’ll need skills…

Develop Your Data Analysis Skills

Explore the practice of data analysis. Learn about the process of applying statistical and graphical techniques to data in order…

Consulting Professional Weekly Tips

In this LinkedIn Learning class, you will learn topics such as staying connected with clients, setting pricing, blogging to increase your…

Industry Guides

Find industry and career development guides from the Vault to inform your career plan.

Opportunity is definitely knocking for information technology professionals; employment for computer programmers, computer support specialists, computer systems analysts, software developers …

An increasing number of people are investing their money to help pay for their future plans, whether those include paying …

For those interested in a career in finance, private equity offers many rewards—but breaking in comes with many challenges. The …

Featured Mentors


Michael Aita

Michael Aita

e-Mentor Program
  • Sr Mgr Technical Product Manager Apple
Whitney Bitner

Whitney Bitner

e-Mentor Program
  • Associate Machine Learning Data Scientist Collective Medical
Selena (Ziling) Chen

Selena (Ziling) Chen

e-Mentor Program
Alan Chuang

Alan Chuang

e-Mentor Program
Harsh Dhanuka

Harsh Dhanuka

e-Mentor Program
  • Business Development Director Shiwdattrai Dindayal JK Paper Ltd
Elizabeth Elder

Elizabeth Elder

e-Mentor Program
  • Senior Associate J.P. Morgan Chase
Barry Gilbert

Barry Gilbert

e-Mentor Program
  • Sr. Manager of Ad Sales Insights Warner Media Sports
John Gorman

John Gorman

e-Mentor Program
David Griffith

David Griffith

e-Mentor Program
  • Director, Data Analytics Deerfield Management
Kanchan Gyani

Kanchan Gyani

e-Mentor Program
  • Product Support Technical Lead Amount.Inc
Benjamin Heller

Benjamin Heller

e-Mentor Program
  • Google Cloud Sales Representative Google
Cindy Hsu

Cindy Hsu

e-Mentor Program
  • Data Analyst MRM