Introduction to Business Analysis Using Spreadsheets: Basics


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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Apply the basics of google sheets and Mathematical Functions.

Apply how to clean the data, and visualize quantities and categorical data.

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1 hour 30 minutes
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

In this 1-hour 30-mins long project-based course, you will learn the responsibilities of a Business Analyst such as Learn the basic concepts of data analysis and descriptive statistics. Learn how to manipulate, analyze, and visualize data in Google Sheets using functions, aggregation functions, and logical aggregation functions. and present data using different types of charts. This course works best for learners who wish to learn about Business Analysis and wish to learn about the role of a Business Analyst. Note: This project works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Spreadsheet

  • Business Analysis

  • Data Analysis

  • Mathematics

  • Data Visualization (DataViz)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Apply the basics of the spreadsheet software using google sheets and learn how to use a formula.

  2. Apply math operations and do Mathematical Functions.

  3. Apply how to clean the data as deleting the duplicates, split the column into two columns .

  4. Apply logical and aggregation functions such as IF, AND, OR, and SUM.

  5. Build data visualization for quantities and categorical data using: Pie, Bar, and Line or column charts, and analyze data using logical aggregation functions such as SUMIF and COUNTIF.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step




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