Soft Skills Training for Data Analysts

Unique development workshops for analysts designed and delivered by experienced analysts.
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Arm your analysts with the soft skills they need to succeed

“Demarq’s unique approach benefits from their extensive analytical experience and is a major reason why I’ve used their workshops repeatedly over a number of years for my analytical teams…..I would
recommend Demarq’s workshops to any business who want to develop their analytical capability and performance.”

Martin Squires
Global Lead – Customer Intelligence & Data
Walgreens Boots alliance

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Why us

With a Demarq Academy workshop, you’ll take away the skills needed to raise your profile and influence decision makers.

That’s because our courses are designed and delivered by experts with 25 years experience managing analytical projects and teams. We are analysts training analysts and we think that matters. Our workshops are unique and provide the necessary soft skills and know-how you need to become an effective analyst. Employers are recognising that they need Data Scientists and Analysts with soft skills and not just technical qualifications, so if you work in Data Analytics, Insight Analytics, Business Intelligence, Credit Risk or Management Information you’ll leave us with the skills required to influence your peers and stakeholders and improve your value and respect.

Our workshops are…

Interactive, engaging sessions relevant to the data scientist community

Practical case study examples focusing on analytical related challenges.

Small group sizes (usually fewer than 10), so you get more out of it.

Public or tailor-made workshops throughout the UK – cost effective solutions to fit your requirements.


What our delegates told us

“Really good, very relevant!”

“Really good, very relevant! Have not seen anything else out there similar which is specifically geared towards analysis.”


“Fantastic, really important concepts presented in a memorable and adaptable (to real life situations) way! Thank you.”


“The Losing Heads exercise was very good and highlighted how mistakes are easily made.”

“Incredible training”

“Thoroughly enjoyed it and couldn’t recommend it any higher, incredibly positive”
Meet the team

Demarq’s Specialists

Steve Hulmes
Steve Hulmes
Head of Academy

Steve is the engine of Demarq’s Training Academy and trails an auspicious 25 year track record in the analytics industry. In 2006, after many years managing analytical teams for various organisations, Steve set up and successfully ran his own company, Sophic, a training company for developing the skills of data analysts. He joined Demarq earlier this year as arguably one of the most experienced analytical trainers in the country.

Andy Mills
Andy Mills
Head of Analytics

Andy is a highly experienced customer analytics professional and champion of Demarq’s Training Academy. He prides himself on delivering results through people. He’s managed teams, coached individuals, engaged in performance and stakeholder management, and holds firm to the philosophy that (in a world where technology seems to reign supreme), people are huge assets and deliver value. Andy has 25 years client side experience in the financial services industry. He was head of Analytics at Swinton Insurance for many years and also worked at Marks and Spencer Money, Egg and The Co-operative Insurance Society, before bringing his technical and consultative deftness to Demarq.

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