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Sobre o curso

Important: The focus of this course is on math - specifically, data-analysis concepts and methods - not on Excel for its own sake. We use Excel to do our calculations, and all math formulas are given as Excel Spreadsheets, but we do not attempt to cover Excel Macros, Visual Basic, Pivot Tables, or other intermediate-to-advanced Excel functionality. This course will prepare you to design and implement realistic predictive models based on data. In the Final Project (module 6) you will assume the role of a business data analyst for a bank, and develop two different predictive models to determine which applicants for credit cards should be accepted and which rejected. Your first model will focus on minimizing default risk, and your second on maximizing bank profits. The two models should demonstrate to you in a practical, hands-on way the idea that your choice of business metric drives your choice of an optimal model. The second big idea this course seeks to demonstrate is that your data-analysis results cannot and should not aim to eliminate all uncertainty. Your role as a data-analyst is to reduce uncertainty for decision-makers by a financially valuable increment, while quantifying how much uncertainty remains. You will learn to calculate and apply to real-world examples the most important uncertainty measures used in business, including classification error rates, entropy of information, and confidence intervals for linear regression. All the data you need is provided within the course, all assignments are designed to be done in MS Excel, and you will learn enough Excel to complete all assignments. The course will give you enough practice with Excel to become fluent in its most commonly used business functions, and you’ll be ready to learn any other Excel functionality you might need in the future (module 1). The course does not cover Visual Basic or Pivot Tables and you will not need them to complete the assignments. All advanced concepts are demonstrated in individual Excel spreadsheet templates that you can use to answer relevant questions. You will emerge with substantial vocabulary and practical knowledge of how to apply business data analysis methods based on binary classification (module 2), information theory and entropy measures (module 3), and linear regression (module 4 and 5), all using no software tools more complex than Excel....

Melhores avaliações

TB

16 de nov de 2021

I like and appreciate courses provided through Coursera.This course is very interesting and valuable for those whose jobs do have relevance with data management .God bless Coursera and Duke University

JE

30 de out de 2015

The course deserves a 5-star rating because: (1) content is relevant, (2) the professor is concise and possesses great teaching skills, and (3) the learning modules are applicable to daily problems.

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por Avulapati N

21 de ago de 2020

The course content is great and the instructor also explained concepts well!

The course assignments are outdated tough.

por subramanian a

9 de jan de 2016

The later part of the sessions lacks practical applicability and it is more abstract, that I find difficult to relate

por Rotimi

7 de mai de 2016

It's too advanced for people with no experience in statistics and sometimes too abstract to relate with

por B. A N

2 de jul de 2020

The course was informative but needed more examples to understand the concepts like the final example.

por Camilo E S C

19 de jan de 2020

Really bored... now, I want to change and they charge me more for that. what a bad service, just money

por Izayas R J

22 de fev de 2016

The importance of this course is huge. However, I did miss better explanation from some topics...

por Santiago Y A

1 de ago de 2016

It's more statistics than Excel itself, wich is good but I think the name doesn't fit to it

por Stephanie H

24 de mai de 2018

this course is to some extent too difficult for me, It is not easy for me to understand.

por VICTOR H Z T

22 de nov de 2015

un poco complicado para mi creo q falta informacion en que apoyarme para los ejercicios

por 王伟

17 de nov de 2015

it is too complicated for me this courese, not very useful for daily work. but anyway i

por Jared V

10 de fev de 2016

This course was over my head academically and I was able to glean very little from it.

por Chris H

12 de dez de 2015

They have a lot of good material. It will probably be better the second time around.

por Jongah K

2 de nov de 2019

not recommend if you want to learn about Excel. More fore stat/analytics in general

por Qian W

12 de mai de 2016

could have lecture more.... the videos talks little about the spreadsheet provided

por tressie p

12 de jul de 2020

it seems like there need to be some prerequisities to this class, like finance.

por Samhita A

2 de jul de 2020

It was a bit too fast and there is a lot of math formulas than I expected

por César R L

5 de jul de 2016

The order and content of the lessons wasn't planned with sufficient care.

por Alice S

31 de ago de 2021

A bit hard to underttand fully. Need more demostration and explaination.

por Sebastiaan B

17 de ago de 2016

The second test should be compulsory for also the non-paying students!

por sobhy k

30 de jul de 2021

I think it is a course in statistics, there are many missing concepts

por Steven T

15 de mai de 2018

The content was very useful but I felt that instruction was lacking

por demehin I

31 de jan de 2016

still needs a better way of explaining the diversity of the course

por Luke R

6 de abr de 2017

Good Course, but final project asks a lot for what this course is

por steven u

22 de nov de 2015

Good intro and fundamentals, but focuses far too much on finance.

por Diogo H M d F T

7 de jul de 2016

Superficial, esboça assuntos de estatística e mal fala do excel.