Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel

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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel

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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
The course Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel is an online class provided by Microsoft through edX. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Develop your skills with Excel, one of the common tools that data scientists depend on to gather, transform, analyze, and visualize data.
Course description
This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data, Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science and Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis. Excel is one of the most widely used solutions for analyzing and visualizing data. It now includes tools that enable the analysis of more data, with improved visualizations and more sophisticated business logics. In this data science course, you will get an introduction to the latest versions of these new tools in Excel 2016 from an expert on the Excel Product Team at Microsoft. Learn how to import data from different sources, create mashups between data sources, and prepare data for analysis. After preparing the data, find out how business calculations can be expressed using the DAX calculation engine. See how the data can be visualized and shared to the Power BI cloud service, after which it can be used in dashboards, queried using plain English sentences, and even consumed on mobile devices. Do you feel that the contents of this course is a bit too advanced for you and you need to fill some gaps in your Excel knowledge? Do you need a better understanding of how pivot tables, pivot charts and slicers work together, and help in creating dashboards? If so, check out DAT205x: Introduction to Data Analysis using Excel. This course is also a part of the Microsoft Excel for the Data Analyst XSeries.edX offers financial assistance for learners who want to earn Verified Certificates but who may not be able to pay the fee. To apply for financial assistance, enroll in the course, then follow this link to complete an application for assistance.

Prerequisites & Facts

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel

Course Topic

Business and Management, Data Analysis and Statistics

University, College, Institution

Microsoft

Course Skill Level

Intermediate

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Microsoft you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Business and Management, Data Analysis and Statistics
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