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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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25 de mai de 2020

The training provided by Dr. Sharad is easy to follow and learn. Bravo and Thank you.

The level of difficulty from the quiz and the final task is just right and it is making us to think creatively.


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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22 de set de 2020

really it is a very knowledgeable and interesting course. I like much the quizzes and test quetions.

por Marianna S G

12 de jan de 2020

This course was very practical and easy to understand to be able to start using Excel appropriately.

por Cassie A

27 de abr de 2019

My first ever online course. It was engaging, informative and interactive. Really well put together.

por Evangeline D M

7 de mai de 2018

Clear instructions and descriptive examples. Best course for a beginner. Thank you, Professor Borle!

por Kelly R

2 de mai de 2018

Very informative and easy to understand. All information on the quizzes were covered in the lessons.

por Julia K

13 de jul de 2017

This course greatly helped me to gain basic excel knowledge. Straightforward and easy to understand.

por Rick R

6 de nov de 2016

Great course. Detailed instructor videos, good quizzes to test knowledge and materials were helpful.

por Ram

25 de set de 2020

It was a great learning experience and very exhaustive course that covered data analysis completely

por Agnes M

28 de jul de 2020

This Course was so helpful and gained a lot of knowledge that I will be able to apply in my future.

por Anu J

12 de jul de 2020

Very detailed explanations. Short videos help retain attention. Quizzes are good. Really loved it!!

por Ashwin H P M

12 de out de 2019

This is the best course for beginners. I learned many things about excel which helps me in future.

por Andrea A

30 de ago de 2017

Excellent course with brief and simple videos which teach you the basics of data analysis in Excel.

por Corry A

26 de mai de 2017

I've been working in Excel for many years, and learned new, powerful tools in this course. Thanks!

por Suha A

9 de set de 2022

Very slef learning, I found pivot tables intersting, automate calculations for big data. love it!!

por Nivedha M

2 de ago de 2020

Very thorough instruction with helpful examples! Enjoyed this course, thank you to the instructor.

por Nurhashida H

6 de jun de 2020

Nicely organized for an introductory course. Moving on to learning the more advanced Excel skills.

por Saddam H

3 de jun de 2020

Very good course for data analysis and very helping for efficient report by easily analyzing data

por Saifullah A M

3 de jun de 2020

so much helpful to gain knowledge about the aspects of MS Excel. It will surely make you EXCELLED!

por Ghazi T A

18 de abr de 2020

Excellent course in terms of content and applicability. Highly recommended for everyone out there!

por Ian K K

5 de set de 2019

Very easy to navigate and the lectures are bite-sized, making it easier to maintain concentration.

por raphael k

26 de jul de 2019

Well taught and clearly presented. The exam materials challenge you to think. Extremely relevant.

por spandana

8 de out de 2016

Awesome course for beginners. Explanation with examples are really good and easily understandable.


12 de mar de 2021

Abosolutely fantastic! I had a very basic knowledge of Excel and this course has helped me a lot!

por Peter G

15 de fev de 2021

The course covered the topics effectively and the learning experience was outstanding. Thank you.

por Asdrúbal C R

27 de ago de 2020

Bastante bueno, enfocado en la practica y los contenidos explicados de manera sencilla y concisa.