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Learning Tips for Week 1

In this introductory video to "Data Analytics for Decision Making: An Introduction to Using Excel", Adrian Gepp outlines the first week of the course.

If you’ve gotten this far then you’ve taken your first few steps for completing this online course.

If you meet the criteria, you can claim a free digital Certificate of Achievement thanks to Bond University and #StudyAustralia. If you’re discussing the course on Twitter, Facebook, or the social network of your choice, don’t forget to use the course hashtag #FLdataanalysis.

Over the next two weeks, we hope you’ll join in the comments and activities with us as we learn about some introductory data analytics in today’s data-driven world. In this video, Adrian provides an outline for the course and some learning tips. In the next step we will also describe the terminology we will be using throughout the course.

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