BADIR 'Black Belt'- Data Analyst Certification

This Certification includes: Business Analytics, Predictive Analytics, and A/B Testing training

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We take analysts and convert them into data scientists who build the world’s most innovative products, deliver amazing customer experience, experience superb career progression and realize their happiness!

Who is this certification for?

This BADIR 'Black Belt'- Data Analyst certification program is a complete turn-key solution for strong analysts who want to have an impact in their organization, influence stakeholders and want to build amazing products and careers by harnessing the power of data using a structured approach i.e. BADIR framework.

This certification is for lifelong learners who want to be THE go-to person for data science in their organization.

How do we do?

Our trainees are set up for success through instructively designed coursework, which equips the trainees with complete hands-on skills in business analytics, predictive analytics and A/B testing using BADIR, Aryng’s structured hypothesis-driven framework. The BADIR framework combines the technical data science aspect of the project with the non-algorithmic part of decision science to drive quick results. The certification combines online classes and live mentoring sessions for maximum learning.

After completion of the course work, the trainees solidify their learning by working on an internal project from their own workflow.

Most importantly you do this together as a community with other analysts. You interact with others through the online class forum, discussions, and Facebook group.

Become a Better Analyst: Empower yourself and your team to drive Business Impact

Class Schedule: All courses are available online in self-paced modules.

Monthly Mentoring: Group mentoring sessions every 1st Friday of every month from 2-4 PM Pacific time for the 12 months of your enrollment.

Data Analyst TRACK includes:

  • Analytics Aptitude Assessment
    The Assessment is a free and easy tool to match your interests and skills with a future analytics career. Once you complete the assessment, you’ll receive immediate results with personalized learning path suggestions.
  • BADIR Framework is Aryng's proprietary Data-to-Decisions framework which is fast becoming the choice for fortune 100 companies as part of their data analytics capability development. BADIR is a complete data to decisions framework that enables 10X+ faster generation of actionable insights that drive 20X+ impact than when analytics is done without a framework.
  • Complete Hands-on Business Analytics Training
    This 8-section-long, foundational analytics course uses MS Excel and covers the hypothesis-driven BADIR™ approach to the four most common business analytics methodologies using descriptive and inferential statistics: aggregate analysis, correlation analysis, trend analysis and sizing/estimation...
  • Complete Hands-on Test-and-Learn Training
    Learn how to design controlled experiments when historical data isn’t sufficient to prove or disprove hypotheses using the BEDIR™framework, with full factorial design and optimization using MS Excel. Also, learn more advanced design optimizations including fractional factorial and Taguchi optimization. This course has 6 sections.
  • Complete Hands-on Predictive Analytics Training
    Learn advanced inferential and machine learning algorithms including linear regression, logistic regression, lasso, ridge, elastic net regression, decision tree, random forest, gradient boosting tree, neural networks, RNN, CNN, text analytics and k-means clustering. Get hands-on experience with the BADIR framework using open source tools statistical tool R, coding language Python. Also get a flavor of more advanced topics of AI, Deep learning, and multi-layer neural networks. This course has 18 sections.
  • Three 1-on-1 hour-long Mentoring Sessions with a senior Aryng consultant
  • Live Project: Once you have completed the analytics training, you would pick up a live analytics project from your current job and apply the BADIR framework to the project supported by mentoring hours with a senior Aryng trainer. You will identify the real business question for the project, prepare and present the analysis plan, pull data to do analysis and make the stakeholder presentation—all within a 6-8-week time frame.
  • Monthly live Q&A office hours
    Every 1st Saturday, we will come together to answer any questions you have outside the class, covering the class material as well as career transition questions. The office hours would be held from 8-10 am Pacific time.
  • 24/7 LinkedIn class support
    You will be part of the LinkedIn group for the class, with the ability to ask questions and get answers from fellow students and Aryng trainers. You will also have the ability to have class discussions during and in-between lectures via the class platform.

Attendees Receive

  1. A Certificate of Completion for each course in the track
  2. Data Analyst Certificate after completing the client project
  3. 12 months of access to all course content and videos
  4. Monthly office hours for questions and discussions
  5. Cheatsheets, downloads and templates shared throughout the course
  6. Lifetime access to your LinkedIn class group for continued learning and support

You are invited to join Aryng Class Community on LinkedIn here- to find other like-minded professionals.

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Your Instructor

Piyanka Jain
Piyanka Jain

Author of the Amazon bestseller Behind Every Good Decision

Piyanka Jain is the President and CEO of Aryng, an analytics consulting company focused on analytics training, consulting and recruiting. Her client list includes companies like Google, Box, Here, Applied Materials, Abbott Labs, and GE. As a highly regarded industry thought leader in analytics, she writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, InsideHR, and other publications. She has been a featured speaker at American Marketing Association conferences, Microsoft Modern Workplace, Predictive Analytics World, Growth Hacker TV, GigaOm, Google Analytics User Conference and more. In 15+ years as an analytics leader, she has had a $200M+ demonstrated impact on business. A gifted problem solver, she seeks out patterns and insights to drive change in her clients' organizations and impact top levers of business. She considers customer satisfaction, empowerment and positive engagement as the highest rewards, and dollar impact as a natural consequence. Her best seller book ‘Behind Every Good Decision’ is an actionable guide for business managers on data-driven decision-making through business analytics.

She has two master’s degrees with theses involving applied mathematics and statistics. A hiker, runner, and yogi, she lives in Sunnyvale, California.

RamKumar Ravichandran

As the Director of Analytics & A/B Testing, I am responsible for enabling a Data Driven Decision Making culture. My team's value propositions span strategy enablement, execution optimization and impact augmentation with the Analytics Value Chain framework (Analytics-User Research-A/B Testing) for stakeholders across Product, Marketing and Relationship Management. Critical focus areas are Conversion Rate Optimization, Customer Lifecycle Management and Strategy Analytics. A fervent believer in power of data, importance of iterative learning and growth mindset. Hit me up on value of Big Data, Responsible leadership with Data and Artificial Intelligence applications.

Yash Shah

Yash is currently a data scientist with the Global Predictive Modeling team at Visa, Inc. He is instrumental in enabling credit access to small businesses and enterprises by leveraging Visa Cards data to build credit risk models. He has also worked with strategy analytics to inform and augment strategic decision-making for digital products at Visa. Previously, Yash was with KPMG in the Data and Analytics team within the management consulting practice, where he helped conceptualize and deliver business intelligence solutions for financial operations and performance management. Yash has a Masters of Science from Columbia University with a specialization in Business Analytics centered on employing statistical machine learning to drive decisions. He is passionate about using AI and Deep Learning to transform and disrupt organizational operating models and creating impact through data-driven strategy. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, cricket, soccer, and table tennis.

Courses Included with Purchase

BADIR: Hands-on Business Analytics
Complete Hands-on Training with Community
Piyanka Jain
BEDIR: Hands-on A/B Testing
Hands-on Test and Learn
Piyanka Jain
BADIR: Hands-on Predictive Analytics
Complete Hands-on Training with Community
Piyanka Jain
Project Mentoring
Piyanka Jain

Original Price: $4,197

Frequently Asked Questions

What tools do I need for the training and the project?
You will need MS Excel with data-pak loaded and MS PowerPoint to complete Hands-on Business Analytics and Hands-on A/B Test-and-Learn. For Hands-on Predictive Analytics, you will additionally need to install open-source software R, Knime and Python. For the project, you might also need to use another BI tool to pull data, depending on how data is stored by the subject of the project.
What if I am unhappy with the certification?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within the first 2 days of joining or before completing 20% of the first course, whichever is earlier and we will give you a full refund.
How long does this certification take to finish? How long can I take to finish the certification?
Good question! The courses are self-paced and online. You can move as fast or slow as you like. You will have 12 months from your enrollment to finish training and follow-on project and take all the mentoring sessions. The courses need about 50-80 hours total depending on your comfort with Excel, R, Python and Knime. So if you spend 5 hours per week, you could be done with the coursework in 4 months or less additionally 6 to 8 weeks are required to complete the follow-on projects. Participants have up to 12 months from registration to finish training and follow-on project and take all mentoring sessions. After 12 months, continued access to the track’s online training platform, the use of any remaining mentoring sessions and the ability to complete the follow-on project are available for an annual fee of $250.
Do I get a certificate at the end of the track?
Yes. At the successful completion of the analytics project in the ACAP - Analyst Track, you’ll receive the Aryng Certified Analytics Professional certificate. Additionally, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion for each of the three courses included in the track.
What is the background knowledge required to enroll in the tracks?
You need a working knowledge of Excel, a score of 16 or above in the Analytics Aptitude Assessment and a passion for learning analytics. You will also need a basic familiarity with R for Hands-On Predictive Analytics. If you are unfamiliar with R, Aryng will direct you to appropriate training resources as part of your onboarding process.
Who do I contact with questions while taking the course online or while doing the client project?
For logistical issues, while taking the course, please email [email protected] or call 408.412.7279. If you have analytics-related questions, Aryng recommends bringing them to the weekly class, monthly Q&A session, or posting on the Facebook class tribe.
Can I just enroll in a single course or take courses one at a time and later add mentorship services and client project, if desired?
Yes, you can choose to enroll in the courses one by one instead of taking the entire track. You can also sign up for a la carte mentoring sessions, and mentoring in your internal project after you finish your training. Please be aware price discounts are only available when purchasing the complete certification.
What will I be qualified to do upon completing the ACAP - Analyst Track Certification?
Upon finishing the coursework you will feel confident in being able to think through and execute solving any business problem using data. Once you start applying the BADIR framework to your internal projects. you will find yourself working on high-value problems driving significant business impact. Your job satisfaction would go up significantly and you will find yourself being invited to the table where you previously didn't have permission to play.
What is BADIR Framework?
BADIR is Aryng's proprietary Data-to-Decisions framework which is fast becoming the choice for fortune 100 companies as part of their data analytics capability development. BADIR is a complete data to decisions framework that enables 10X+ faster generation of actionable insights that drive 20X+ impact than when analytics is done without a framework. BADIR is a five-step process that takes you from determining what questions to ask through the design of your analysis, a collection of data, and analysis of data all the way to recommendations for actions that help drive impact on your business.

"I used the [Aryng’s Data Analytics] framework yesterday and it worked like a charm! Thanks Aryng."

Luke Stone, Director of Customer Reliability Engineering, Google

"Aryng’s class provides great information on the business analytics processes, from the business question to final recommendation that I can apply in my analysis work."

Jianmin, Principal Manufacturing Analyst, Philip Morris USA Inc

"I really enjoyed the course. It was the best analytics course that I have taken. Thank you. "

- Kyle West, Regional manager, Winco Fireworks International, LLC

Karanbir Sodhi

Director - Business Intelligence and Web Analytics at IMVU

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