Doing Basic Statistical Analysis Using MS Excel

A Step-by- Step Approach
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Course Description

Descriptive statistics using MS Excel course offers clear cut knowledge of descriptive statistics tools using MS Excel.

Today, as a reseracher or a manager you must know how to convert data into information that may aid in the decision making process.

This course put interpretation and decision making with the help of data at the forefront.

The prime objective of this course is to demonstrate how to use MS Excel 2007 for statistical anlaysis using step by step method.

The following methods of analysis are included:

  • Graphing Techniques
  • Frequency Analysis
  • Numerical Techniques
  • Mean, Median, Mode Analysis
  • Range, Standard Deviation, Variance Analysis
  • Skewness and Kurtosis Analysis
  • Complete Descriptive Analysis with example

This course will be useful for all business professionals, marketing managers, financial analysts, economists, and students doing foundation courses in statistics, perhaps students in their second course or social or business researchers.

What are the requirements?

  • Knowledge of MS Excel is desirable.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn meaning of descriptive statistics
  • Know summarizing data by graphical methods
  • Learn summarizing data by numerical methods

Who is the target audience?

  • This descriptive statistics course is meant for those who enrolled in introductory statistics courses.
  • For thos who are familiar with statistics but don't know how to use MS excel for statistical analysis.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Overview of Data and Statistics
Meaning of Statistics
Characteristics of Statistics
Nature and Scope of Statistics
Applications in Business and Economics
Data and Nominal and Ordinal Scale
Interval and Ratio Scale
Types of Data
Types of Statistics
Limitations of Statistics
Role of Computer in Statistical Analysis
Review Excercise
Section 2: Descriptive Analytics: Summarizing Data by Graphical Methods
Introduction to Summarizing data by Graphical Methods
Line Graph
Simple Bar Graph and Multiple Bar Graph
Simple Bargraph Excel Demonstration
Multiple Bar graph Excel Demonstration
Subdivided Bar Graph and Percentage Bar Graph
Subdivided Bar Graph Excel Demonstration
Percentage Bar Graph Excel Demonstration
Pie Chart
Pie Chart Excel Demonstration
Scatter Diagram
Frequency Distribution
Section 3: Descriptive Analytics: Summarizing Data by Numerical Methods
Introduction to Summarizing data by numerical methods
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
Measures of Shape
Numerical Summary Excel Demonstration
Descriptive Statistics using data analysis
Review Excercise

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Instructor Biography

Dr. Ash Narayan Sah, Data Scientist

I am Ash Narayan Sah working as assistant professor in the area of Economics and Econometrics in Thapar University, Patiala. I am a doctorate in Economics. I started doing my specilization in the economics area after my 12th. I completed my graduation in economics with honours from Utkal University in 1997. I did my master in economics from Hyderabad Central University, Andhra Pradesh in 2000. I also did my M.Phil in Economics and after M.Phil, I enrolled for my PhD in Financial Economics in Hyderabad Central University. After completion of my PhD, I joined as an assistant professor in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun in January 2007. I worked for 5 years in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies and taught basic econometrics course and mangerial economics to MBA students. During my stay at University of petroleum and Energy Studies, I realized the need of data analysis book using MS Excel for students of business studies. And then I decided to author my first book titled 'data Analysis using MS Excel', which published in 2009. after that I published another book titled ' Statistics for Management using MS Excel', which got published in 2013. I am having eight years teaching experience. In addition, I have also published few research papers. My expertise also extends in doing econometric and statistical analysis using several softwares like SPSS, Eviews, and MS Excel.

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