Data Literacy for Business Professionals (KLplus CPE Course)

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As industries, enterprises and jobs become more data-intensive, data literacy is critical to effectively “talk data” with business colleagues and data and analytics professionals who support you in your work.

This course covers fundamental concepts in data management, data quality, data privacy and protection, and data governance.

This course was developed with experts in the subject matter provided by the International Institute for Analytics (

Please Note: This course is provided by a third party and requires an extra step to obtain the CPE certificate. Upon completion of the course, download your course transcript and go to to request the certificate.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discover the subject areas that will be covered in this course
  • Distinguish between structured and unstructured data
  • Sequence the stages of the data life cycle
  • Identify the key attributes of data quality
  • Recognize best practices for effectively protecting data
  • Recognize key attributes of effective data governance
  • Knowledge Check: Gaining Data Literacy

Estimated Course Duration: 30 minutes (0.5 CPE)

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Field of Study: Statistics

Program Level: Basic

Advance Preparation/Prerequisites: None


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