About this Course

The Time Series Forecasting course provides students with the foundational knowledge to build and apply time series forecasting models in a variety of business contexts. You will learn:

  • The key components of time series data and forecasting models
  • How to use ETS (Error, Trend, Seasonality) models to make forecasts
  • How to use ARIMA (Autoregressive, Integrated, Moving Average) models to make forecasts

Throughout this course you’ll also learn the techniques to apply your knowledge in a data analytics program called Alteryx.

This course is part of the Business Analyst Nanodegree Program.

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 3 weeks
Skill Level
intermediate
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Tony Moses
Tony Moses

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Prerequisites and Requirements

  • No programming experience required.
  • Interested in using data to make better business decisions.
  • Alteryx license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost, compatible with Windows only)

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Predictive analytics has proved to be a powerful tool to help businesses analyze data and predict future outcomes and trends. Making forecasts using advanced analytics is crucial in today’s data-driven economy.

In this course, you’ll learn how to use advanced forecasting models to predict the future. You'll learn this through improving your fluency in Alteryx, a data analytics tool that enables you prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly.

This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, but lacks programming experience.

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