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# Comentários e feedback de alunos de Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel da instituição Universidade Rice

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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...

## 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.

##### LC

May 18, 2018

Excellent class, well-written and presented with real-world examples that are challenging but not impossible to complete if you follow the small quizzes and stay on top of the deadlines. Great job!

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por Marcella E

Feb 27, 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 Diego F

Jan 23, 2018

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

por saptarshi

Feb 15, 2020

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

por Joe

May 20, 2017

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

por LEONG S Y

Oct 07, 2018

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

por li z

Oct 08, 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

Oct 29, 2016

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

por Amit K

Mar 29, 2018

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

por Jon K M

Jul 24, 2018

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

por Tim L

Apr 24, 2018

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

por Akshay H

May 01, 2017

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

por Shubhankit K

Apr 14, 2018

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

por 志叡 林

Oct 12, 2016

Useful, helping the entry level excel user to be more familiar with excel function and tips.

Apr 21, 2019

A very good course, but I'd say its too basic and could be explained a bit more precisely.

por Alec R

Mar 04, 2019

Helped to become more familiar and comfortable with the more difficult concepts of excel.

por Lluís M

Nov 05, 2017

It is really and introduction to Excel. Good exercises to practice and remember things

por Shubham S

Aug 31, 2019

A great course to learn the excel tools. Really enjoyed doing it. Fun and Informative

por Wan M F b A R

Jul 23, 2019

Absolutely a good course for a beginner. Nice videos and fair quizzes been provided.

por Aaron B

Feb 18, 2019

a very good primer on using basic excel functions to learn how to analyze data sets.

por Pooja V

Jul 17, 2018

As a beginner, I found this course extremely helpful in developing my excel skills.

por Vikas V

Jun 10, 2018

Very well organized.Structured wayMany topics covered.Nice set of questions in quiz

por Hillary T

Jul 26, 2017

Great course. Only drawback is that it is for PC and I took the course using a Mac.

por Pallavi H

Apr 23, 2019

Overall good learning yet it would be fun if there were more examples to play with

por SABRIOUS

Feb 25, 2018

The instructor is very good ,it's good way to start your analysis with this course

por Yen B

Nov 19, 2016

A course help me a lot in Excel. I can apply what I have learned in my daily work.