As data becomes the modern currency, so the ability to analyse the data quickly and accurately has become of paramount importance. Excel with its extraordinarily broad range of features and capabilities is one of the most widely used programs for doing this. In the first course of our Excel Skills for Data Analysis and Visualization Specialization, you will learn the fundamentals of Excel for data analysis. When you have completed the course, you will be able to use a range of Excel tools and functions to clean and prepare data for analysis; automate data analysis with the help of Named Ranges and Tables; and use logical and lookup functions to transform, link and categorise data.
This course is part of the Excel Skills for Data Analytics and Visualization Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Use Excel tools and functions to clean and prepare data for analysis.
Use Named Ranges and Tables to automate your analysis.
Understand the different types of data in Excel and use appropriate functions to work with them.
Use logical and lookup functions to transform, link and categorise data.
Skills you will gain
- Data Analysis
- Microsoft Excel
- Data Cleansing
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome and critical information
Cleaning and manipulating text
Working with numbers and dates
Defined Names for working more effectively with data
Tables for automating data manipulation
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EXCEL FUNDAMENTALS FOR DATA ANALYSIS
Really engaging with short videos, under 10 minutes, and separated by quizzes which keep your attention. The editing and quality of the videos were really great and kept engagement high.
Thank you for this course! It was a lot of fun and easy to follow. I loved the assignements when not only that weeks knowledge was tested but also something randomly from previous weeks.
I liked the course because it was a great mix between learning and practicing. In the end, I have the feeling to have digested about 80% so that I can apply it in other contexts :-)
Short and thorough course on sorting out data which also helps you to understand how to combine Tables and Named Ranges as well as using a combination of nested intermediate level formulas.
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