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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...

Melhores avaliações

SS

Apr 28, 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.

SW

May 26, 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.

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por Talanee H

Apr 19, 2020

Very pleased with this course. I've taken a similar one and this one was better in my opinion.

por Binh N

Apr 08, 2017

It is very helpful course, it give me a lot of fundamental knowledge in Excel to analyze data.

por Daniel I

Jan 11, 2017

It is easy to follow and very useful. I have discovered many tools to improve my use of excel.

por AryaN

Apr 27, 2020

A nice enough short course! But didn't include more advanced topics like data validation etc.

por Havish M

Nov 05, 2017

As an experienced user of Excel, I found the course challenging, and exceptionally well-made!

por Kerry W

Apr 06, 2017

very detailed and clear intro and examples in the course on the very essential tools in Excel

por Unjum P

Feb 14, 2017

Great Course!! Quiz questions needs to be discussed or solved by the support staff if needed.

por Maneet J

Jan 31, 2020

Enjoyed it! The course instructor is very good and he made everything so easy to understand.

por Yassine E

Feb 12, 2018

Amazing course that enabled me to see the power of Excel and what it can do. Really amazing!

por Hlal A A C

Dec 05, 2016

I recommend Coursera and this course for anyone who use Excel and data analyses in business.

por Haluizio P D

Jun 21, 2020

I was able to learn different tools in Excel that wil lhelp me improve my analytics skills.

por Foysal A M

May 22, 2020

It's a great course . I have learned a lot. Thanks to all who are related with this course.

por George A

May 04, 2020

This is an excellent course and I thank the Rice University for making it available online.

por Huang H

Mar 26, 2020

The program was designed diligently and methodically. Wonderful course for excel beginners!

por Synthia

Feb 09, 2019

This is a really good course to learn excel and an easy way to start learning stats as well

por ahmad t z

Oct 05, 2018

I am very happy with the effort I have made and the benefit I have gained from this session

por Jaime B

Aug 26, 2017

It brought me up to speed on Excel and making sure that I could understand the information.

por Edward D

Jun 03, 2020

Great course, well explained. May be have more practice exercises, but great nonetheless.

por Ian D

Mar 10, 2018

Perfectly suited for beginner or those looking for thorough review of basic data analysis.

por Johnny E d S

Dec 04, 2016

Interesting course to brush up already acquired knowledge in Excel and add up more skills.

por Tasbiul I N

Jul 30, 2019

This course is one of the finest and well organized courses that i have conducted so far.

por Christopher M

Oct 24, 2016

Excellent explanations int he videos show exactly what is necessary to learn. Thank you!

por PUNITHAVALLI K

Jun 28, 2020

This is very using and informative one and easy to go with the procedures.good teaching.

por John C K K

Jun 12, 2020

Good introduction into ways to use Excel for data analytics. Focuses on important stuff.

por Brian B

Apr 23, 2020

Excellent class. Instruction was clear and concise. I learned a lot and was challenged.