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Beginner Level

Basic familiarity with using spreadsheet software like Excel.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
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Skills you will gain

Microsoft ExcelData AnalysisData Visualization (DataViz)IBM Cognos AnalyticsDashboard
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Beginner Level

Basic familiarity with using spreadsheet software like Excel.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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IBM

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Visualizing Data Using Spreadsheets

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Introduction to Charts4m
Interview: Using Visualizations to Tell a Data Story3m
Creating Basic Charts in Excel (Line, Pie, and Bar Charts)5m
Using the Excel PivotChart Feature 6m
2 readings
Optional Hands-on Labs40m
Summary and Highlights10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz15m
Graded Quiz 20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Creating Visualizations and Dashboards with Spreadsheets

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Creating Filled Map Charts and Sparklines 6m
Introduction to Dashboarding3m
Creating a Simple Dashboard using Excel7m
Interview: Using Dashboards to Present Data Results5m
2 readings
Summary and Highlights10m
Summary and Highlights10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz 15m
Practice Quiz8m
Graded Quiz 10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Creating Visualizations and Dashboards with Cognos Analytics

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Navigating in Cognos Analytics3m
Creating a Simple Dashboard in Cognos4m
Advanced Capabilities in Cognos Analytics Dashboards3m
1 reading
Summary and Highlights10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz15m
Graded Quiz 15m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Final Project

2 hours to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Congratulations and Next Steps10m
Course Credits and Acknowledgements1m

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