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Sobre o curso

The use of Excel is widespread in the industry. It is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day to day functioning. This is an introductory course in the use of Excel and is designed to give you a working knowledge of Excel with the aim of getting to use it for more advance topics in Business Statistics later. The course is designed keeping in mind two kinds of learners - those who have very little functional knowledge of Excel and those who use Excel regularly but at a peripheral level and wish to enhance their skills. The course takes you from basic operations such as reading data into excel using various data formats, organizing and manipulating data, to some of the more advanced functionality of Excel. All along, Excel functionality is introduced using easy to understand examples which are demonstrated in a way that learners can become comfortable in understanding and applying them. To successfully complete course assignments, students must have access to a Windows version of Microsoft Excel 2010 or later. ________________________________________ WEEK 1 Module 1: Introduction to Spreadsheets In this module, you will be introduced to the use of Excel spreadsheets and various basic data functions of Excel. Topics covered include: • Reading data into Excel using various formats • Basic functions in Excel, arithmetic as well as various logical functions • Formatting rows and columns • Using formulas in Excel and their copy and paste using absolute and relative referencing ________________________________________ WEEK 2 Module 2: Spreadsheet Functions to Organize Data This module introduces various Excel functions to organize and query data. Learners are introduced to the IF, nested IF, VLOOKUP and the HLOOKUP functions of Excel. Topics covered include: • IF and the nested IF functions • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP • The RANDBETWEEN function ________________________________________ WEEK 3 Module 3: Introduction to Filtering, Pivot Tables, and Charts This module introduces various data filtering capabilities of Excel. You’ll learn how to set filters in data to selectively access data. A very powerful data summarizing tool, the Pivot Table, is also explained and we begin to introduce the charting feature of Excel. Topics covered include: • VLOOKUP across worksheets • Data filtering in Excel • Use of Pivot tables with categorical as well as numerical data • Introduction to the charting capability of Excel ________________________________________ WEEK 4 Module 4: Advanced Graphing and Charting This module explores various advanced graphing and charting techniques available in Excel. Starting with various line, bar and pie charts we introduce pivot charts, scatter plots and histograms. You will get to understand these various charts and get to build them on your own. Topics covered include • Line, Bar and Pie charts • Pivot charts • Scatter plots • Histograms...

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SW
25 de Mai de 2020

The training provided by Dr. Sharad is easy to follow and learn. Bravo and Thank you.\n\nThe level of difficulty from the quiz and the final task is just right and it is making us to think creatively.

SS
27 de Abr de 2017

good course gives a basic foundation for data analytics ! Excellent for beginners who have no idea how to use excel for want to learn systematically excel files given at every lecture are very useful.

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por Nicola K

7 de Mai de 2020

A great refresher if you've not used Excel for a while and easy to understand if you've never used Excel before.

por deepak m

22 de Mar de 2018

The course is about very basic excel use. Explanation of each and every formula is very good and so simplified.

por Andy S

10 de Jan de 2018

Overall good course, I could have used some additional work on charting and Pivot Tables. Very helpful though.

por Alex W

5 de Abr de 2020

great Intro course to Excel. Wish they provided example sheets used In the lessons to practice along side with

por prithika B

27 de Abr de 2020

I believe that the explanation could be more thorough as in some topics as I had to look for external source.

por Abhishek D

12 de Jul de 2017

Covers all the basics with good quality examples.

The way of teaching is also very simple and easy to follow.

por Marcella E

27 de Fev de 2017

Very clear, good course but if you audit, you won't be able to get the answers to the end of week quizzes.

por Allen L

12 de Mai de 2020

Quiz doesn't help much. Some of them are very confusing. I think the quiz can be designed/written better.

por Diego F

23 de Jan de 2018

This course explains the basic for data manipulation and very useful tools to clean data and organize it.

por Sriram A P

22 de Abr de 2020

Could be much more better if some advanced excel options and other data analysis methods are introduced.

por saptarshi

14 de Fev de 2020

The professor was quite meticulous with teaching. The weekly quizzes were challenging and satisfactory.

por Joe

20 de Mai de 2017

I enjoyed the course, learned a few useful items. Looking forward to next courses in the specialization.

por Joaquin M D

27 de Set de 2020

It was a good review. The examples were brilliant and will immediately help you execute the learnings

por Reina G

17 de Fev de 2021

Overall, I enjoyed this course and it has encouraged me to continue to learn more about the subject.

por leong s y

7 de Out de 2018

Great course!I learn a lot of basic excel, and the course content is easy to follow and understand~!

por li z

8 de Out de 2017

It's useful, but the content is for only entry to intermediate level. I feel it's too simple for me.

por Hui H

29 de Out de 2016

Easy for a novice and very useful, but It would be better if there are more materials for each week.

por jean w

4 de Fev de 2021

The course needs to use newer version of Excel. The lesson on histogram needs to be more in depth.

por Sanket J G

7 de Jul de 2020

This course explain well the basic concept of data analysis using excel.

I really enjoy the course.

por Amit K

29 de Mar de 2018

The course was very useful & also the teaching style of the professor was very easy to understand.

por Jon K M

24 de Jul de 2018

Really good course overall. Some of the practice problems needed a bit more detail in the set-up.

por Tim L

24 de Abr de 2018

A great place to start if you are new to Excel, a little basic for those with good Excel skills.

por Akshay H

1 de Mai de 2017

One of the best online course available for data analysis using Excel as main tool for analysis.

por Anita P

12 de Abr de 2020

All the excel formulae if added and introduced to would also have been very helpful. Thank you.

por Shubhankit K

14 de Abr de 2018

It is a nice , to the point course. It would be better if there are some more diverse examples.