Software Development & Support

Data Analytics

Year Up's Data Analytics curriculum provides students with basic skills in programming, databases, software development fundamentals and business intelligence. Students are exposed to problem solving techniques such as algorithms, flow-charts and decision trees; concepts and processes such as version control, Agile development, software development roles and environments, introductory programming, relational database terminology, database design tools; and techniques to create, update and query databases, big data concepts, business intelligence, and data visualization and reporting techniques.

Industry Training Focus Areas

  • Computer Architecture & Systems Fundamentals
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Database Management
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Data Management, Analysis & Reporting
  • Year Up’s Essential Skills Training
  • Code Interpretation & Review
  • Code Writing & Updating

Industry Skills Development at a Glance: You'll Learn How To...

  • Perform data preparation tasks such as data cleansing, validation and transformation
  • Utilize techniques for reporting (e.g. charts, graphs and heat maps)
  • Leverage Excel to load, clean, and organize data; make business-related inferences about data utilizing Excel data analysis tools
  • Understand key terminology such as NoSQL databases and extract-Transform-load (ETL)
  • Utilize Excel, PowerPoint and data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau or Power BI) to develop and present reports that demonstrate effective storytelling with data
  • Read and update simple code to meet software specifications and learn to identify software issues through code reviews.

Essential Skills Development: You'll Learn How To...

  • Communicate professionally in-person and over digital platforms by utilizing strategies, tools, and feedback to adapt to the environment
  • Participate in meetings by contributing to conversation and supporting with planning and follow up actions across a team
  • Navigate challenging situations by regulating reactions to display grit and maintaining a positive composure
  • Utilize common management, editing, and conference tools such as Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, and Zoom
  • Gather and analyze data to provide support to and generate ideas for a business
  • Pursue opportunities for professional growth and maintain a well-formed resume

Training at Work: Typical Job Tasks

  • Gather business requirements, analyze and propose data solutions to meet requirements for the particular audience
  • Compile, validate, clean and transform data for analysis
  • Analyze, interpret and summarize data to develop reports and presentations
  • Conduct code reviews to identify, debug, and solve software issues

Path to a Career: Training-Enabled Role Pathways

  • Data Preparation
  • Data Analysis & Reporting
  • Business Intelligence
  • Database Development

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