How To Create Effective Metrics

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn what metrics are and more importantly what they are not.

Make and set benchmarks.

Build a metrics system and learn how to regularly refresh and update it.

Clock1.5 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to create effective metrics for a business. You will learn what metrics are, how to create benchmarks, and how to build a system for sharing and evaluating metrics. Excel is a great tool to use if you have plans to adopt a data-driven approach to making business decisions. We will be sharpening our data analysis tools in Excel during this project. This is a great tool to use if you have plans to use data, analytics, and or metrics to improve your business functions and decision making. Familiarity with basic business statistics and terms is helpful, but not required.

Skills you will develop

  • strategy
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Strategy
  • Data Analysis
  • Business Intelligence

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. Define Metrics

  2. Measure What Matters

  3. Set Benchmarks

  4. Build A System

  5. Review and Refresh

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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