Class Training on Business Data Analytics using R

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In an ever increasingly challenging business world companies look to data to provide the edge required for operational superiority. Data Analytics not only provides a comprehensive view of the past but also a strong indication of what is in store for the future. Extracting these insights from data and formulating a robust business case to aid management make informed decisions is now the primary challenge for most organizations.
Global Business now data dependent
This course focuses on developing an Analytical thinking process and equips participants with the necessary skills required to perform Data Analytics using a platform (R) that is open source and is supported by other Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence platforms.
Data Skills now vital
Facilitator: Mr Evans Otalor (BSc, MSc, ACSI)
Evans is currently the Analytics Manager at Ingress Solutions. He is an experienced analytics professional with demonstrated track record successfully structuring and managing analytics projects for Banks, TELCOs, and FMCGs both locally and internationally.
Evans holds a BSc. in Mathematics and Statistics and an MSc. In Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Science. He is highly skilled in the application of Mathematical and Statistical methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize data for quantitative modelling projects that include both Data Analysis and Predictive Modelling to aid insight extraction, Risk Disclosure, Reporting, Measuring, Monitoring, and Predicting. 
Highly experienced user of multiple platforms that include: R, Microsoft Applications (Including MS Excel, Data Mining Add-in, PowerBI, and PowerPivot), SPSS Modeler, Alteryx, Knime, Spotfire, Tableau, and various Data Analytics and Visualization tools.
Duration: 3 Days
Course Fee: N100,000 (50% discount already applied from standard price of N150,000) Payment should be made to FCMB 2888666014 URBIZEDGE LIMITED.
Date & Time: 18 Thursday to 20 Saturday, February 2016 (9:00am to 5:00pm daily)
Venue: Kristina Jade Learning Centre, 70b Olorunlogbon street, after Banex Hotel, Anthony Village, Lagos state.
Registration: To register please call Evans on 08135487554 or Mike on 08089382423 or email
The only requirement is to come with your Laptop. We will teach you and help you install R during the training.
Course Delivery
 This course is delivered through actual hands-on practice of data analytics in R. Each participant will conduct their own analysis using sets of data provided for the training. The end goal of the training is to give participants a practitioner’s view of Data Analytics by blending Analytical thinking, Statistics, and R skills with emphasis on understanding Analytics, Learning R and understanding how analytics could influence management decisions
Target Participants
Data Analysts, Hands-on Managers, Data Enthusiasts, BI Analysts and Research Analysts
Day 1
Introduction to Data
  • What is Data
  • Data structure
  • Data Gathering
  • Data Storage
Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Understanding Data
  • Analytical Processes
Introduction to R
  • About R
  • Installing and Running R
  • R GUIs and Auditors
  • Getting Help
Data Manipulation in R
  • R Operators
  • Basic Calculations
  • Data Structures
    • o   Vectors
    • o   Lists
    • o   Matrix
    • o   Data Frames
    • Introduction to Functions in R
    • Creating Functions in R
    • Reading and Writing Files in R
Day 2
Data Analytics in R
  • Defining Statistical Models
  • Formulae Construction
  • Generic Functions
  • Descriptive Modelling
  • Predictive Modelling
  • Graphical Procedures
  • Graphical Functions
  • Basic Plotting
  • Graphics Manipulation
Day 3
R Programming / Scripting
  • Designing an Analytical Process for R
  • Creating Analytical Solutions in R
  • Deploying Analytical Solutions with R

Registration: To register please call Evans on 08135487554 or Mike on 08089382423 or email

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