• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Organizations around the world are now realizing the many advantages of using data to overhaul their business strategies and gain a competitive edge. However, data-driven decision making doesn't mean you have to ignore your intuition or past experience. In fact, when used in combination with business acumen, data-driven decisions can be a powerful tool for change.

In this course, you’ll learn about the benefits of making decisions with data as the basis of your choice. You’ll explore best practices for taking a balanced approach to decisions that don't rely on a single perspective. And you’ll also learn how to avoid common mistakes associated with using data to inform decisions.

Learning Objectives

Making Data-driven Decisions

  • Making Data-driven Decisions
  • identify the benefits of data-driven decision making
  • recognize the questions to ask when thinking critically about data
  • identify how to create a data-driven decision-making culture at an organization
  • identify the steps of a data-driven decision-making process
  • identify key best practices for data-driven decision making
  • describe how to avoid common mistakes in data-driven decision making
  • Knowledge Check: Data-driven Decision Making

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.