Microsoft Excel for Data Analysts
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Microsoft Excel for Data Analysts

An advanced level course to seek proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel 2013
3.7 (71 ratings)
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Created by GreyCampus Inc.
Last updated 12/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 11 hours on-demand video
  • 25 Articles
  • 38 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Manage and analyse the data independently
  • Learn about Excel Advancements – some amazing features incorporated only in last 5 years
  • Advanced Data Sorting and Filtering techniques
  • Use ‘What-If-Analysis’ and Data representation techniques.
  • Explore Data Validation techniques and creating dynamic lists.
  • Generate Pivot Tables and Charts from complex datasets, instantly.
  • Implement Slicers and Sparklines to build interactive dashboards.
  • Use Lookup & reverse Lookup techniques – easy demo of VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX and MATCH.
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Requirements
  • Some knowledge of basic word processing, computing, and spreadsheets.
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office work environment.
Description

Excel is by far the world’s most popular spreadsheet program and is useful for everything from maintaining simple household budgets to building sophisticated financial, models or designing complex dashboards. Analyzing Business Data with Excel shows you how to solve real-world business problems by taking Excel's data analysis features to the maximum, rather than focusing on individual Excel functions and features.

This course would be very useful to participants across various industries and functional specializations such as MIS, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Human Relations, Information Technology and Administration.

This interactive training targets specific business situations and then demonstrates how to create spreadsheets for those problem areas. Attend these extraordinary, information-packed, powerful sessions to increase your productivity, improve the quality, accuracy & make a better report.

This course is recommended for end users seeking proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel 2013 at an advanced level or seeking to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Microsoft Excel 2013.

In this course, we will cover the various topics about the Microsoft Excel 2013 such as:

  • How to navigate through worksheets and understanding cell references
  • Excel protection Features
  • Frequently used functions in Excel
  • How to handle conditional structures using If functions.
  • Nested if conditions
  • How to create multiple series chart.
  • Lookup Functions

The above all concepts are explained briefly in the hands-on video lectures. In this course, you can also get access to the Simulated practice exams, exercises, additonal materials and data sets which is very useful to know how these tools and techniques are applicable in the real time scenarios.


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who uses MS Excel as part of their job or profession can choose this course to get a hold of various features in Excel and increase their productivity.
  • Participants who are into Financial, Banking, Insurance, Pharmaceutical, Retail, Educational, small shops sectors can choose this course to get proficiency in Ms Excel functionalities like reports,spreadsheets,dashboards etc .
  • There is no eligibility Criteria
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Curriculum For This Course
91 Lectures
11:41:27
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 03:13
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Starting Microsoft Excel
8 Lectures 52:00

Understanding Cell References
13:06

The Backstage view - Analysis Perspective
10:38


Excel protection features (password Protecting sheets, and hiding Formula)
06:33

Exporting Excel data to other formats - CSV, PDF, and others
08:29

Additional Material
00:04

Exercise - 1
00:07
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Intro to Excel as Data Analysis tool
7 Lectures 49:40

Entering Formulas - Thumb Rules
12:23

Best Practices for Spreadsheet Models
07:40

Frequently used Functions in Excel
08:54

Creating and formatting Charts containing business data
13:03

Additional Material
21 pages

Exercise - 2
00:07
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Mastering Conditional Functions
9 Lectures 01:09:59

Handling conditional structures using IF Functions Part 2
09:48

Using Nested IF conditions
09:14

Using Operators with IF – AND, OR, NOT
10:31

Advanced Excel Functions – SUMIFS, COUNTIF, SUMPRODUCT and related functions
17:30

Creating Mega-Formula using multiple functions
09:57

Additional Material
00:09

DataSet
00:04

Exercise - 3
00:07
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Data Operations in MS Excel
5 Lectures 45:36
Advanced Data Filtering techniques
14:36

Exploring Data Validation techniques and controlling inputs
12:42

Creating dynamic lists using data validation and Name Ranges
18:06

Dataset
00:04

Exercise - 4
00:07
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Data Visualization Concepts
6 Lectures 33:25
Exploring new components of Charts ¡n MS Excel
13:14

Creating Multiple Series Chart - Pareto Analysis
08:36

Using chart components to depict mean, targets and limits
11:23

Additional Material
2 pages

Dataset
00:04

Exercise - 5
00:07
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Data Formatting Tools and Techniques
6 Lectures 59:55
Formatting data as Tables
13:25

Demonstrating Flash Fill techniques and its usage in Excel Tables
11:03

Conditional Formatting — Rules and Data Bars
17:06

Interactive formatting using data tables — advanced conditional formatting
18:09

Dataset
00:04

Exercise - 6
00:07
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Performing complex calculations efficiently
10 Lectures 01:02:17
Using Lookup functions – easy demonstration of VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP Part 1
05:45

Using Lookup functions – easy demonstration of VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP Part 2
14:16

Using Lookup functions – easy demonstration of VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP Part 3
09:21

Using Lookup functions – easy demonstration of VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP Part 1
01:32

Reverse Lookup techniques – using INDEX and MATCH
10:37

Effective Error handling – using ISERROR/IFERROR
06:01

Tracing formula dependents and precedents
08:52

Using formula auditing tools to avoid errors
05:41

Dataset
00:04

Exercise - 7
00:07
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Slicing and Dicing of Data - some powerful techniques (Descriptive Analysis)
9 Lectures 01:13:24
Creating Pivot Tables using complex datasets Part 1
13:49

Creating Pivot Tables using complex datasets Part 2
08:05

Generating Pivot Charts Instantly
15:29

Implementing Slicers to build Interactive dashboards
15:07

Grouping and Sub Total of Data in Pivots
09:57

Beautifying reports / tables using Sparklines
10:45

Additional Material
6 pages

Dataset
00:04

Excercise - 8
00:07
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Advanced Data Validation and Analysis (What-If-Analysis)
6 Lectures 44:43
Designing Aged Reports and understanding data bucketing concepts Part 1
12:17

Designing Aged Reports and understanding data bucketing concepts Part 2
10:00

Reducing speculation with What-If-Analysis - Goal Seek, Data Table, Scenario Man
13:54

Quick Analysis Tools - for Charts, Tables, Formatting etc. (Excel 2013)
08:20

Dataset
00:04

Exercise - 9
00:07
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