Excel Basics for Data Visualizations

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create an Excel for the Web account.

Create pie, bar, line, scatter, funnel, waterfall, histograms and treemaps charts using Excel spreadsheets.

Create an interactive dashboard and understand the importance of data visualizations.

Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will create different types of charts and graphs using Excel spreadsheets and built interactive dashboards. You will acquire basic skills needed to manipulate and create data visualizations and their importance for storytelling. This project is a first step in the development of data visualizations and telling a story. We will learn about the importance of charts and graphs and how they are able to shape our data providing meaningful information for decision making. Also, we will understand if we have a clean and clear data visualizations we will have a much clear picture of what is happening with our data. This Guided Project was created by a Coursera community member.

Skills you will develop

Excel spreadsheetsChartsDashboardsStorytellingdata visualizations

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. Data Visualization and more

  2. Creating an Interactive Dashboard

  3. Create Funnel and Waterfall Charts

  4. Create Histograms and Treemaps Charts

  5. Create Scatter and Line Charts

  6. Create Pie and Bar Charts

  7. Create an Excel for the Web account

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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