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Predict Sales and Forecast Trends in Google Sheets
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Predict Sales and Forecast Trends in Google Sheets

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Beginner level

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2 hours
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.4

(33 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Understand how forecasting supports decision-making and identify use cases for forecasting trends.

  • Visualize and statistically examine the data by testing the slope of the regression line and creating a line chart.

  • Conduct linear regression and compare trend forecasting to other techniques.

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Guided Project

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

Beginner level

Recommended experience

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

(33 reviews)

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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. Understand how forecasting supports decision-making and access Google Sheets.

  2. Identify use cases for forecasting trends.

  3. Understand and recognize linear and exponential growth.

  4. Visualize and statistically examine the data by testing the slope of the regression line and creating a line chart.

  5. Conduct linear regression and compare trend forecasting to other techniques.

  6. Understand how to evaluate models and when to apply feature engineering techniques to improve prediction accuracy.

Recommended experience

Some familiarity with spreadsheet software is helpful.

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