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Data Analytics Primer

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT


This workshop will be held ONLINE in two parts. Participants must attend both parts to complete the workshop. Registration covers both sections.

Part 1: Saturday, May 15 | 9:00am – 12:00pm
Part 2: Saturday, May 22 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

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Make Statistics Fun

The velocity and volume of data in today’s workplace can be overwhelming. In this workshop, participants will explore methods for separating the signals from the noise. A gentle, intuitive introduction to statistics, this workshop illustrates the power of models to derive knowledge from data.

Topics include:

  • Basic intuition of data analysis: Deduction and induction
  • Descriptive statistics and what they can do
  • Inferential statistics: Confidence in what you have and what you can know
  • Using excel for basic data analysis and visualization


Dr. Anthony Vatterott joined UMKC as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2019. Prior to coming to UMKC, Vatterott taught Supply Chain Operations and Statistics courses at UMSL. His industry experience includes work on institutional and government large-scale construction projects, healthcare equipment manufacturing and installation, and a wide range of marketing, advertising, publishing and media production roles. Vatterott’s current research emphasizes text analytics and simulation, statistical modeling of workflows and operational activities, and optimization approaches considering practical business analysis and team-oriented skill development.


Discounts are available for UMKC faculty, staff, and students. Contact us for details.

Explore the Data Analytics Workshop series

Data Analytics Primer is one of eight courses in the UMKC IDEAS Data Analytics Workshop Series. CLICK HERE to view the full series.

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