This course will illustrate data analytics with Excel using fundamental statistical concepts (i.e., descriptive statistics, statistical inference, and regression analysis). In so doing, it offers students a jumping-off point into the world of visualizations and data-driven decision-making from a one-stop-shop software solution. Participants will become adept at tools such as Pivot Tables, the Data Analysis Toolpak, the VLOOKUP, and other formulas which are relevant and applicable to today's vast enterprises and business endeavors.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for working professionals who have completed at a minimum a bachelor's degree or are currently enrolled in a degree program, including financial/data and/or business analysts, accountants, client relationship managers, and account managers from a wide variety of industries. Anyone interested in data analytics is also welcome.
This is the first of four courses in the Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate. Courses must be taken in order.
A Bachelor's degree or currently in a bachelor's program, with a basic mathematics background preferred, with at least one course, preferably, in basic statistics taken at the college level.
Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate – Bundle and save 10% when you enroll in all four courses (must add all 4 courses in one transaction for discount):
To apply credit, select the checkbox and select "BUS – DAV Bundle and Save 10%" for a discount on each course.
**Only one discount can be applied per course. Discount does not apply to certificate fee. **
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Participants in our Essentials of Analytics in Excel course can expect the following outcomes:
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Data Analytics and Visualization Certificate - Bundle and save 10% when you enroll in all four courses (must add all 4 courses in one transaction for discount):
To apply credit, select the checkbox and select "BUS - DAV Bundle and Save 10%" for a discount on each course.
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