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Hours to complete

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Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

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Subtitles: English
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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Understanding the Business Problem

In this course, you will be using the skills you’ve been developing throughout the series of PwC courses to create and present a deliverable for a client.You’re going to determine your approach for analysis, use the information provided by the client to conduct an analysis, determine the best way to show your findings and then develop a plan to deliver your results and recommendations to the client in a video presentation.In this course, you will be acting as a consultant interacting with a client, Electric Growers. The client needs your strong data analytics and Excel skills to analyze data and help them make smart decisions to enable the company’s move into the security devices and services market. Each week, the client, represented by Michele Tran, a Vice President of Operations from Electric Growers, and the management team, will ask you to use and analyze the data, provided by the client, to answer a series of questions that will help them make decisions.You’ll receive peer feedback that you can use to enhance future presentations. This course was created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP with an address at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10017....
Reading
3 videos (Total 6 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
A Message from our Chief People Officer at PwC41s
Overview of the first assignment2m
Reading6 readings
Course Overview and Syllabus5m
Meet the PwC Instructors and Content Developers4m
Electric Growers Dataset20m
Prior courses' resources2m
Experiencing challenges with the outcomes expected for this week? - Week 110m
Electric Growers Simulation - Ask questions to understand the business problem20m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Week 1 - Understanding the Business Problem4m
Electric Growers Simulation Quiz10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Analyzing the Business Problem

This week, you will be using the results of last week’s analysis to come up with some hypotheses. You will be answering questions such as: Who are the ideal customers that should be targeted? How should they be approached to maximize the sales of the client’s new home security systems? Using the data, figure out the attributes of the customer who wants to install an advanced, hi-tech security system and the attributes of a person who would switch security system providers. Continue to use the knowledge you’ve acquired in the other courses that you’ve taken in this series....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading2 readings
Prior courses' resources10m
Experiencing challenges with the outcomes expected for this week? - Week 215m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 2 - Analyzing the business problem24m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Creating a visual representation of your analysis results

This week, the client has more questions for you to answer to further develop the profile of potential customers. This includes finding which cities to target and how to evaluate them. You will have access to crime rates, population, housing growth city wide data and segmentation distribution dumps to help in your analysis....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading2 readings
Prior courses' resources10m
Experiencing challenges with the outcomes expected for this week? - Week 315m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 3: Creating a visual representation of your analysis results26m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Building a presentation for the client meeting

This week, you will be taking your findings and detailed analysis on plans to launch the new home security system and put them into a PowerPoint presentation deck for Michele Tran and the management team. The presentation should be about 10 slides and should follow the guidelines and best practices of presenting to a client that were covered in the earlier courses within this specialization. Ms. Tran wants to review it and give you feedback, if needed, before having it presented to the management team.This is a chance to use what you learned about creating a presentation, using PowerPoint tools, creating charts and other methods of enhancing a presentation....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading2 readings
Prior courses' resources10m
Experiencing challenges with the outcomes expected for this week? - Week 415m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 4 - Building a presentation for the client meeting6m
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Top Reviews

By JSNov 12th 2018

This course taught me a lot of best practices and many Excel skills. I am thankful to have had the opportunity to complete the course, and it has already proven helpful at work.

By TENov 5th 2018

the best practice for the data analytics and presentation skills!...

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Alex Mannella

Alumni / Former Principal

About PwC

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About the Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach Specialization

If you are a PwC Employee, gain access to the PwC Specialization and Courses for free using the instructions on the PwC L&D Spark page or simply search "Coursera" on PwC Spark. This Specialization will help you get practical with data analysis, turning business intelligence into real-world outcomes. We'll explore how a combination of better understanding, filtering, and application of data can help you solve problems faster - leading to smarter and more effective decision-making. You’ll learn how to use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and other common data analysis and communication tools, and perhaps most importantly, we'll help you to present data to others in a way that gets them engaged in your story and motivated to act. What's more, should you enroll in these courses, you will be invited to join PwC's talent network. Those who opt into this talent network will receive information about PwC career opportunities, thought leadership, and happenings in the PwC global network. Please note: If you'd like to audit the courses in this Specialization, you'll need to enroll in each course separately and then you will see the audit option. This specialization was created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP with an address at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10017....
Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach

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