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What type of Visual Analytics training is right for you?

Visual Analytics
Overview

If you have never heard of Visual Analytics (VA), this
1-hour overview defines what Visual Analytics is, and how incorporating it into your organization could help you gain more value out of big and small data.

  • Cost: $25 | Online: Free
  • Location: SFU Harbour Centre
    (515 W Hastings St. Vancouver, BC)
  • Time: 9:00-10:00
  • Difficulty level: Beginner
  • Intended audience: Executives, Business Analysts, BI Managers/Directors, Engineers/Professionals, Academic Researchers

Introduction to Visual Analytics
Half-day Course

Discover how Visual Analytics can be used to explore data quickly, improve analytical results and generate actionable insights for your organization. Case studies and software tool demos will be provided.

  • Cost: $120 | Online $50
  • Location: SFU Harbour Centre
    (515 W Hastings St. Vancouver, BC)
  • Time: 9:00-12:30
  • Difficulty level: Beginner
  • Intended audience: Business Analysts, BI Managers/Directors, Engineers/Professionals, Academic Researchers

From Theory to Practice
Two-day Course

Visual Analytics is fast becoming an essential component to doing business. This course consists provides in-depth theory and hands-on tutorials with VA software tools – suitable for those who prefer to learn by doing.

  • Cost: $960 | Online: $200
  • Location: SFU Harbour Centre
    (515 W Hastings St. Vancouver, BC)
  • Time: 9:00-17:00
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate
  • Intended audience: Business Analysts, BI Managers/Directors, Engineers/Professionals, Academic Researchers

Applied Visual Analytics
Full Course

This semester-long intensive course is intended for analysts making sense of data, as well as managers, and those making decisions based on collected insights. Participants will be assessed on a capstone project and a final exam.

  • Cost: $1200
  • Location: SFU Harbour Centre
    (515 W Hastings St. Vancouver, BC)
  • Time: 18:00-21:00
  • Difficulty level: Advanced
  • Intended audience: Business Analysts, BI Managers/Directors, Engineers/Professionals, Academic Researchers

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Student Workshop Series:
Tools, Techniques and Theory
(Andrew Wade VA Program)

For Academic/Student VIVA Members only!
Explore visual analytics concepts though lectures, discussions, group mini-projects and extensive hands-on use of tools through our extracurricular workshop series. Students will be assessed on a project and a final exam.

  • Cost: Free with $25 Student Membership
  • Location: SFU Burnaby, UBC Point Grey
  • Difficulty level: Intermediate
  • Intended audience: Students who aspire to become analysts / data scientists and want to add more to their skill set

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Visual Analytics Certificate
Part-time, Online

SFU’s Visual Analytics Certificate, developed in partnership with the Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics, will provide you with a practical foundation in the tools and techniques you need to produce effective data visualizations that lead to informed business decisions.

If you're not ready to take the certificate program, you can take courses individually whenever space is available.

  • Introduction to Visual Analytics VISU110
  • Business Process Analysis VISU210
  • Introduction to Statistics VISU220
  • Introduction to Data Mining VISU320
  • Applied Visual Analytics VISU410