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Data Analysis and Visualization Foundations Specialization
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Data Analysis and Visualization Foundations Specialization

Get ahead w/ Data Analysis & Visualization skills. Enhance your career by learning to analyze data using Excel spreadsheets, and create stunning visualizations and interactive dashboards with Cognos.

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IBM Skills Network Team
Rav Ahuja
Sandip Saha Joy

Instructors: IBM Skills Network Team

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Specialization - 4 course series

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What you'll learn

  • Describe the data ecosystem, tasks a Data Analyst performs, as well as skills and tools required for successful data analysis

  • Explain basic functionality of spreadsheets and utilize Excel to perform a variety of data analysis tasks like data wrangling and data mining

  • List various types of charts and plots and create them in Excel as well as work with Cognos Analytics to generate interactive dashboards

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Beginner level

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Specialization - 4 course series

Introduction to Data Analytics

Course 110 hours4.8 (14,556 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain what Data Analytics is and the key steps in the Data Analytics process

  • Differentiate between different data roles such as Data Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, and Business Intelligence Analyst

  • Describe the different types of data structures, file formats, and sources of data

  • Describe the data analysis process involving collecting, wrangling, mining, and visualizing data

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Science
Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: Data Visualization

Excel Basics for Data Analysis

Course 211 hours4.8 (7,364 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Display working knowledge of Excel for Data Analysis.

  • Perform basic spreadsheet tasks including navigation, data entry, and using formulas.

  • Employ data quality techniques to import and clean data in Excel.

  • Analyze data in spreadsheets by using filter, sort, look-up functions, as well as pivot tables.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Science
Category: Spreadsheet
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: Pivot Table

Data Visualization and Dashboards with Excel and Cognos

Course 314 hours4.7 (3,425 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create basic visualizations such as line graphs, bar graphs, and pie charts using Excel spreadsheets.

  • Explain the important role charts play in telling a data-driven story. 

  • Construct advanced charts and visualizations such as Treemaps, Sparklines, Histogram, Scatter Plots, and Filled Map Charts.

  • Build and share interactive dashboards using Excel and Cognos Analytics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: IBM Cognos Analytics
Category: Dashboard
Category: Data Visualization

What you'll learn

  • Demonstrate readiness for performing foundational data analysis and data visualization tasks and key steps in the Data Analytics process.

  • Differentiate between the roles different data professionals play in a modern data ecosystem.

  • Perform basic Excel tasks for Data Analysis including data quality and data preparation skills.

  • Exhibit abilities in visualizing data using Excel and proficiency in creating dashboards using Excel and Cognos Analytics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Structure
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: cognos analytics
Category: Pivot Charts

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