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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: Approximately 4 weeks to complete. Expect to spend 3 hours a week completing the course content....
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Skills you will gain

Data AnalysisMicrosoft ExcelPivot TableData Cleansing
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: Approximately 4 weeks to complete. Expect to spend 3 hours a week completing the course content....
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Overview of Excel

In this module you will learn the basics of Excel navigation and Excel basic functionality. You will learn how to navigate the basic Excel screen including using formulas, subtotals and text formatting. We will provide you an opportunity to perform a problem solving exercise using basic Excel skills....
Reading
13 videos (Total 60 min), 10 readings, 4 quizzes
Video13 videos
Tao of Excel6m
Week 1 Welcome2m
Excel Basics and Navigation Part 15m
Excel Basics and Navigation Part 26m
A Message from our Chief People Officer at PwCm
Paste Special - Part 16m
Paste Special - Part 22m
Cell Locking - Part 15m
Cell Locking - Part 22m
Named Ranges6m
Subtotal - Part 17m
Subtotal - Part 22m
Reading10 readings
Course Overview and Syllabus10m
Meet the PwC Content Developers10m
Guiding Principles for Using Excel30m
Excel Basics Workbook10m
Excel Basics and Navigation Handout10m
Basic Functionality Workbook25m
Basic Functionality Handout10m
Subtotal Excel Workbook25m
Subtotal Handout10m
Week 1 Project30m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Excel Basics and Navigation Quiz8m
Basic Functionality Quiz6m
Subtotal Quiz2m
Week 1 project quiz5m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

vLookups and Data Cleansing

In this module you will learn about VLookup, value cleansing and text functions. We will also introduce you to PwC's perspective on the value in cleansing data and using the appropriate functions. Finally, we will provide you an opportunity to perform a problem solving exercise using VLookup, value cleansing and text function. ...
Reading
16 videos (Total 51 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
Video16 videos
VLookup6m
Use VLOOKUP, data validation and multiple VLOOKUPs together2m
HLOOKUP2m
Nesting5m
Data Cleansing: Values - CLEAN- 1a2m
Values - CLEAN -1b2m
Values - TRIM1m
Values - SUBSTITUTE2m
Values - VALUE1m
Values - TEXT2m
Values - Stored as Text1m
Data Cleansing: Text Functions4m
Text - LEN3m
Text - CONCATENATE3m
Text - Data Validation5m
Reading8 readings
VLookup Workbook30m
VLookup Handout10m
Data Cleansing: Values Workbook30m
Data Cleansing: Values Handout10m
Data Cleansing: Text Workbook30m
Data Cleansing: Text Handout10m
Week 2 Project35m
Hints for Week 2 Project5m
Quiz4 practice exercises
VLookup8m
Data Cleanse - Values Quiz6m
Data Cleanse - Text Quiz6m
Week 2 Quiz5m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Logical Functions & Pivot Tables

In this module you will learn about logical functions and pivot tables. We will show you how to create and use pivot tables to solve business problems. We will give you an opportunity to practice creating and using a pivot table to solve a business problem. Finally, we will share some insight on PwC’s perspectives on the impact of Excel on your career and work. ...
Reading
17 videos (Total 68 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
Video17 videos
Logical Functions: Introduction5m
Logical Functions - COUNTIFS7m
Logical Functions - COUNTIFS Part 22m
Logical Functions - SUMIFS3m
Logical Functions - SUMIFS Part 25m
Logical Functions - IF + THEN1m
Logical Functions - IF + AND2m
Logical Functions - IF + OR2m
Logical Functions - Nesting3m
Bringing Value with Excel4m
Pivot Tables4m
Navigate a Pivot Table7m
Sort a Pivot Table3m
Advanced Filtering5m
Calculated Fields3m
Slicers2m
Reading5 readings
Logical Functions Workbook10m
Logical Functions Handout10m
Pivot Tables Workbook40m
Pivot Tables Handout10m
Week 3 Project10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Logical Functions Quiz8m
Pivot Tables Quiz8m
Week 3 Project Quiz6m
Week
4
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

More Advanced Formulas

In this module you will learn more advanced Excel formulas. We will show you how to create statistical formulas, perform an index match, and lastly, build financial formulas. We will provide you with an opportunity to problem solve using statistical formulas. Finally, we will give you an opportunity to practice what you have learned through a final project....
Reading
12 videos (Total 64 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
Video12 videos
Intro to Statistical Forcasting9m
Statistical Forecasting - Part 116m
Statistical Forecasting - Part 27m
Index Match2m
Index Match: MATCH Formula2m
x and y Variables3m
2 Variable Lookup6m
Financial Function - NPV and IRR6m
Financial Function - Calculating Payment Schedule2m
Financial Function - Calculating Payment Period1m
Course Wrap-up2m
Reading8 readings
Statistical Forecasting Workbook30m
Statistical Forecasting Handout10m
Index Match Workbook30m
Index Match Handout10m
Financial Function Workbook30m
Financial Function Handout10m
Week 4 Project40m
Learn more about PwC and our career opportunities10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Statistical Forecasting Quiz12m
Index Match Quiz8m
Financial Functions8m
Week 4 Project Quiz10m
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Top Reviews

By MSNov 5th 2017

The course is phenomenal for the finance professionals especially for the ones who are early in their careers. I would highly recommend this course to business students and professionals.

By TWJan 3rd 2017

It's a great course with clear instructions and insightful practices. I learnt useful functionalities and tools that could be used in my future career as an accounting professional.

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Alex Mannella

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About PwC

With offices in 157 countries and more than 208,000 people, PwC is among the leading professional services networks in the world. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for, by delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. ...

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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