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This course is part of the Applied Data Analysis ExpertTrack

Advanced Data Analysis and Visualization Using Microsoft Excel

Learn how to import, manipulate, analyse and visualise data in Excel.

  • Duration

    3 weeks
  • Weekly study

    5 hours
  • 100% online

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Millions of people use Excel every day for their daily tasks, whether it’s for number crunching, reporting, calculations–you name it. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Excel to perform data analysis and visualisations. You will learn how to bring data from other sources into Excel, perform data cleaning and pre-processing steps, create data mash-ups, build your business logic in the Excel data model, and present the data with interactive visualisations.

What topics will you cover?

  • Data Analysis in Excel
  • Data Models and DAX in Excel
  • Importing Data into Excel
  • Visualising Data in Excel
  • Power BI

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Collected and transformed data from multiple sources
  • Discussed and combined data in mashups
  • Assessed about data model creation
  • Described, analyzed, and visualized data

Who is the course for?

We welcome all learners! While you may find the understanding of Excel analytics tools such as Excel tables, pivot tables and pivot charts, and working with data from databases challenging, we’re sure that everyone can follow this course. If you’re a novice user, visit the discussion forum. If you’re a more advanced learner or a seasoned Excel user, stick around the discussion forum and perhaps help your fellow learners!

Who developed the course?

CloudSwyft Global Systems, Inc.

CloudSwyft has partnered with the top global technology companies to deliver cutting edge digital skills learning across the modern workplace.

About this ExpertTrack

Learn applied data analysis from scratch including descriptive statistics and using the powerful tools in Excel and Power BI.

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After your free trial you can:

  • Pay $39 per month to keep learning online
  • Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
  • Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
  • Only pay while you’re learning; the subscription will cancel automatically when you finish
  • Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
  • Earn digital course certificates and a final award that you can share online, with potential employers, and your professional network
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  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
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  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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