Introduction to Data Analysis using Excel

The ability to analyze data is a powerful skill that helps you make better decisions. Microsoft Excel is one of the top tools for data analysis and the built-in pivot tables are arguably the most popular analytic tool.

In this course, you will learn how to perform data analysis using Excel’s most popular features. You will learn how to create pivot tables from a range with rows and columns in Excel. You will see the power of Excel pivots in action and their ability to summarize data in flexible ways, enabling quick exploration of data and producing valuable insights from the accumulated data.

Pivots are used in many different industries by millions of users who share the goal of reporting the performance of companies and organizations. In addition, Excel formulas can be used to aggregate data to create meaningful reports. To complement, pivot charts and slicers can be used together to visualize data and create easy to use dashboards.

You don’t need any previous knowledge of Excel to take this course and you are welcome to use any supported version of Excel you have installed in your computer.

After taking this course you’ll be ready to continue to our more advanced Excel course, Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel.

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From edX
Institution Microsoft
Instructors Dany Hoter, Jonathan Sanito
Length 4 weeks
Effort 2-4 hours per week
Availability Current
Price Free, or get a Verified Certificate for $49
Language English (English)
Subjects Data Analysis & Statistics
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JonR says:

Very clear and useful tools presented. I use special paste daily and sumifs weekly and I've even built a few models since I've taken this that have made my life MUCH easier.

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closer connection between

Good pace.Agree a closer connection between the videos and labs would have helped.

anyone who wants

I recommend this course to anyone who wants to do some data analysis with Excel.

'm looking forward

I'm looking forward for more number of courses in future.

I'm looking forward for the next course, and using excel analysis capabilities from external database.

I'm looking forward to any other material provided by the team.Very informative and worthwhile course…

I'm looking forward to take the continuation course!Superb course…

I'm looking forward to the next course in this series.

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Very good variety between video lecture and quiz/lab material.

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Good beginners course in data analysis using Excel.The course content was ideally great…

It provided and excellent introduction into data analysis using excel.