Data Analytics using Excel
Excel is one of the most widely used solutions for analyzing and visualizing data. Excel in itself can do so much for your career. It’s just one program but it’s the one hiring managers are interested in.
The following areas will be covered in this course:
- Sort: You can sort your Excel data on one column or multiple columns. You can sort in ascending or descending order.
- Filter: Filter your Excel data if you only want to display records that meet certain criteria.
- Conditional Formatting: Conditional formatting in Excel enables you to highlight cells with a certain color, depending on the cell’s value.
- Charts: A simple Excel chart can say more than a sheet full of numbers. As you’ll see, creating charts is very easy.
- Pivot Tables: Pivot tables are one of Excel’s most powerful features. A pivot table allows you to extract the significance from a large, detailed data set.
- Tables: Tables allow you to analyze your data in Excel quickly and easily.
- What-If Analysis: What-If Analysis in Excel allows you to try out different values (scenarios) for formulas.
- Solver: Excel includes a tool called solver that uses techniques from the operations research to find optimal solutions for all kind of decision problems.
- Analysis ToolPak: The Analysis ToolPak is an Excel add-in program that provides data analysis tools for financial, statistical and engineering data analysis.
What Will I Learn?
- Learn different techniques for data analysis that can be easily implemented in Excel
- Learn best practices for data analysis and data presentation using PivotTable and PivotChart tools
- Perform statistical analysis by using Data Analysis ToolPak including Linear Regression
- Work with real-world data sets and solve real-world tasks