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Data Visualization and Dashboards with Excel and Cognos
IBM

Data Visualization and Dashboards with Excel and Cognos

Sandip Saha Joy
Kevin McFaul
Steve Ryan

Instructors: Sandip Saha Joy

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15 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Create basic visualizations such as line graphs, bar graphs, and pie charts using Excel spreadsheets.

  • Explain the important role charts play in telling a data-driven story. 

  • Construct advanced charts and visualizations such as Treemaps, Sparklines, Histogram, Scatter Plots, and Filled Map Charts.

  • Build and share interactive dashboards using Excel and Cognos Analytics.

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9 quizzes, 1 assignment

Taught in English

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will be introduced to the basics of charts and the Excel functions that are used to create basic charts and pivot chart visualizations. By learning how to manipulate these features and creating visualizations, you will begin to understand the important role charts play in telling a data-driven story.

What's included

6 videos4 readings2 quizzes2 plugins

In this module, you will learn about creating advanced charts and visualizations and learn about the basics of dashboarding and how to create a simple dashboard using a spreadsheet.

What's included

5 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 assignment2 plugins

In this module, you will be introduced to another dashboarding solution called Cognos Analytics. After registering with Cognos Analytics, you will then explore the platform capabilities by creating visualizations, building a simple dashboard, and discovering its advanced features. Optionally, you can explore Google Looker Studio to create visualizations and build dashboards.

What's included

4 videos6 readings4 quizzes6 plugins

Congratulations! You have now completed the modules for this course. In this module, you will complete the final assignment that will be graded by your peers. In the first part of the final assignment, you will use provided sample data to create some visualizations using Excel for the web. In the second part of the final assignment, you will create some visualizations and add them to a dashboard using Cognos Analytics or Google Looker Studio.

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2 readings1 peer review4 plugins

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Sandip Saha Joy
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