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Data Cleaning in Excel: Techniques to Clean Messy Data
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Data Cleaning in Excel: Techniques to Clean Messy Data

Taught in English

Dr. Chao Mbogho

Instructor: Dr. Chao Mbogho

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Intermediate level

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90 minutes
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.4

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What you'll learn

  • create a clean data set from an untidy set of student data, ready to be used for reporting .

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

90 minutes
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.4

(21 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

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. Explore the concept of untidy data

  2. Find, and remove blanks, duplicates, and outliers

  3. Remove formatting, change text case, and trim using Excel built-in features

  4. Demonstrate your understanding of removing and formatting untidy data

  5. Split text to columns using Excel built-in features

  6. Find and replace using Excel built in feature

  7. Demonstrate understanding of manipulating text within untidy data

  8. Demonstrate understanding of cleaning messy data using Excel Web

Recommended experience

Basic computing skills, familiarity with Windows, files and folder, basic typing, Microsoft 365 online account.

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Dr. Chao Mbogho
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