IBM

Excel Basics for Data Analysis

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Sandip Saha Joy
Steve Ryan

Instructors: Sandip Saha Joy

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What you'll learn

  • Display working knowledge of Excel for Data Analysis.

  • Perform basic spreadsheet tasks including navigation, data entry, and using formulas.

  • Employ data quality techniques to import and clean data in Excel.

  • Analyze data in spreadsheets by using filter, sort, look-up functions, as well as pivot tables.

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will learn about the fundamentals of spreadsheet applications, and you will be introduced to the Excel interface and learn how to navigate your way around a worksheet and workbook.

What's included

5 videos2 readings2 quizzes3 plugins

In this module you will learn how to perform basic spreadsheet tasks, such as viewing, entering and editing data, and moving, copying and filling data. In addition, you will learn about the fundamentals of formulas, and learn about the most common functions used by a data analyst. Finally, you will learn how to reference data in formulas.

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5 videos1 reading2 quizzes2 plugins

In this module, you will learn about the importance of data quality, and you will learn how to import file data in to Excel. You will also learn about the fundamentals of data privacy. In addition, you will learn how to remove duplicate and inaccurate data, and how to remove empty rows in your data. Finally, you will learn how to deal with inconsistencies in your data and how to use the Flash Fill and Text to Columns features to help you manipulate and standardize your data.

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8 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 plugin

In this module, you will learn about the fundamentals of analyzing data using a spreadsheet, and learn how to filter and sort data. You will also learn how to use some of the most useful functions for a data analyst, and how to use the VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP reference functions. In addition, you will learn how to create pivot tables in Excel, and use several pivot table features.

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8 videos2 readings4 quizzes2 plugins

Great! You have now completed all four modules of this course. In this final module, you will be introduced to a hands-on lab where you will complete a graded assignment for cleaning and preparing data, and then analyzing data using an Excel spreadsheet. This final assignment will be graded by your peers.

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2 readings1 peer review2 plugins

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4.7 (2,559 ratings)
Sandip Saha Joy
IBM
5 Courses398,922 learners
Steve Ryan
IBM
11 Courses396,640 learners

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