MicroStrategy for Students

Learn valuable data skills and produce work that matters. Build your knowledge in cleaning and visualizing data to turn your datasets into meaningful insights. With newfound data analytics abilities, advance your academic career and professional aspirations to new levels.

Why MicroStrategy?

Cultivate Valuable Skills

Data analytics knowledge is sought after in today’s job market that make your resume competitive. Develop tangible skills that you can readily apply in any role.

Master a Platform with Ease

Desktop’s comprehensive platform and intuitive interface makes it easy for you to swiftly analyze datasets of all sizes and types. Explore data at scale within a few clicks.

Create Meaningful Work

Design and develop beautiful dashboards ready for presentations. Showcase your analytical skills and data-rich insights through consumable content.

Top schools use MicroStrategy to teach data analytics.

How to Get Started

Step 1

Download MicroStrategy Desktop

Step 2

Watch training videos on how to use MicroStrategy.

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Dossier Interface Overview

A dossier is an interactive display that allows users to quickly and easily explore their data. Users can add visualizations, customize the interface, and organize information into logical pages and chapters.

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Connect to a Data Source

Learn how to easily connect to data sources using the out-of-box data selector and data preparation tool.

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Create a Visualization

Data visualizations are essential for telling your organization’s analytical story. Learn how to create eye-catching data visualizations to reveal key insights and business trends.

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Structure your Data

Learn how to easily structure your data visualizations—and have your data tell a more effective story.

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Sharing Insights

Working on a group project has never been easier. Discuss ideas with your team by leaving comments, tagging users, and sharing your dossier as a PDF.

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Connect to MicroStrategy Environment

Learn how to connect to your MicroStrategy environment using Library, where you can view and share your complete set of dossiers.

Step 3

Learn through workshops.

Data Discovery: Build interactive dossiers for data discovery

Come explore how MicroStrategy can help you create interactive dossiers by structuring your visualizations and data for more effective storytelling. This workshop features step-by-step instructions that cover importing and wrangling data, formatting visualizations, applying a wide variety of visualizations, and different ways to optimize your dossiers for mobile device consumption. It will also teach you how to publish content to a server environment or the MicroStrategy Library.

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Geospatial Analytics: How to visualize geospatial data

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to MicroStrategy’s Geospatial Services capabilities, with a focus on analyzing data through maps. In this workshop, you will:

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Become a data scientist today with MicroStrategy Desktop.