Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel

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About this course: The use of Excel is widespread in the industry. It is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day to day functioning. This is an introductory course in the use of Excel and is designed to give you a working knowledge of Excel with the aim of getting to use it for more advance topics in Business Statistics later. The course is designed keeping in mind two kinds of learners - those who have very little functional knowledge of Excel and those who use Excel regularly but at a peripheral level and wish to enhance their skills. The course takes you from basic operations such as reading data into excel using various data …

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About this course: The use of Excel is widespread in the industry. It is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day to day functioning. This is an introductory course in the use of Excel and is designed to give you a working knowledge of Excel with the aim of getting to use it for more advance topics in Business Statistics later. The course is designed keeping in mind two kinds of learners - those who have very little functional knowledge of Excel and those who use Excel regularly but at a peripheral level and wish to enhance their skills. The course takes you from basic operations such as reading data into excel using various data formats, organizing and manipulating data, to some of the more advanced functionality of Excel. All along, Excel functionality is introduced using easy to understand examples which are demonstrated in a way that learners can become comfortable in understanding and applying them. To successfully complete course assignments, students must have access to a Windows version of Microsoft Excel 2010 or later. ________________________________________ WEEK 1 Module 1: Introduction to Spreadsheets In this module, you will be introduced to the use of Excel spreadsheets and various basic data functions of Excel. Topics covered include: • Reading data into Excel using various formats • Basic functions in Excel, arithmetic as well as various logical functions • Formatting rows and columns • Using formulas in Excel and their copy and paste using absolute and relative referencing ________________________________________ WEEK 2 Module 2: Spreadsheet Functions to Organize Data This module introduces various Excel functions to organize and query data. Learners are introduced to the IF, nested IF, VLOOKUP and the HLOOKUP functions of Excel. Topics covered include: • IF and the nested IF functions • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP • The RANDBETWEEN function ________________________________________ WEEK 3 Module 3: Introduction to Filtering, Pivot Tables, and Charts This module introduces various data filtering capabilities of Excel. You’ll learn how to set filters in data to selectively access data. A very powerful data summarizing tool, the Pivot Table, is also explained and we begin to introduce the charting feature of Excel. Topics covered include: • VLOOKUP across worksheets • Data filtering in Excel • Use of Pivot tables with categorical as well as numerical data • Introduction to the charting capability of Excel ________________________________________ WEEK 4 Module 4: Advanced Graphing and Charting This module explores various advanced graphing and charting techniques available in Excel. Starting with various line, bar and pie charts we introduce pivot charts, scatter plots and histograms. You will get to understand these various charts and get to build them on your own. Topics covered include • Line, Bar and Pie charts • Pivot charts • Scatter plots • Histograms

Created by:  Rice University
  • Taught by:  Sharad Borle, Associate Professor of Management

    Jones Graduate School of Business
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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Introduction to Spreadsheets
Introduction to spreadsheets, reading data, manipulating data. Basic spreadsheet operations and functions.


8 videos, 5 readings, 6 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Meet the Professor
  2. Reading: Course FAQs
  3. Reading: Pre-Course Survey
  4. Video: Reading Data into Excel
  5. Reading: Store Sales (Comma delimited).txt
  6. Reading: Store Sales (Fixed width).txt
  7. Reading: Stores Sales (Tab delimited Text).txt
  8. Practice Quiz: Reading Data into Excel
  9. Video: Basic Data Manipulation in Excel
  10. Practice Quiz: Basic Data Manipulation in Excel
  11. Video: Arithmetic Manipulation in Excel
  12. Practice Quiz: Arithmetic Manipulation in Excel
  13. Video: Basic Functions in Excel
  14. Practice Quiz: Basic Functions in Excel
  15. Video: Functions Using Absolute and Relative References
  16. Practice Quiz: Functions Using Absolute and Relative References
  17. Video: Functions Explained
  18. Practice Quiz: Functions Explained
  19. Video: Week 1 Recap

Graded: Introduction to Spreadsheets

WEEK 2


Spreadsheet Functions to Organize Data
Introduction to some more useful functions such as the IF, nested IF, VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions in Excel.


8 videos, 7 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: The “IF” Command in Excel
  2. Practice Quiz: The "IF" Command in Excel
  3. Video: The “IF” Command in Excel Using Numerical Data
  4. Practice Quiz: The “IF” Command in Excel Using Numerical Data
  5. Video: The "Nested IF" Command in Excel
  6. Practice Quiz: The "Nested IF" Command in Excel
  7. Video: The "VLOOKUP" Function in Excel
  8. Practice Quiz: The "VLOOKUP" Function in Excel
  9. Video: Another "VLOOKUP" Example
  10. Practice Quiz: Another "VLOOKUP" Example
  11. Video: The "HLOOKUP" Function in Excel
  12. Practice Quiz: The "HLOOKUP" Function in Excel
  13. Video: Professor 'Know-it-all' Needs Help!
  14. Practice Quiz: Professor 'Know-it-all' Needs Help!
  15. Video: Week 2 Recap

Graded: Spreadsheet Functions to Organize Data

WEEK 3


Introduction to Filtering, Pivot Tables, and Charts
Introduction to the Data filtering capabilities of Excel, the construction of Pivot Tables to organize data and introduction to charts in Excel.


7 videos, 6 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Using the “VLOOKUP” Function Across Worksheets
  2. Practice Quiz: Using the “VLOOKUP” Function Across Worksheets
  3. Video: Data Filtering in Excel
  4. Practice Quiz: Data Filtering in Excel
  5. Video: Use of Pivot Tables in Excel
  6. Practice Quiz: Use of Pivot Tables in Excel
  7. Video: Pivot Table Options
  8. Practice Quiz: Pivot Table Options
  9. Video: Application of Pivot Tables to Numeric Data
  10. Practice Quiz: Application of Pivot Tables to Numeric Data
  11. Video: Introduction to Charts in Excel
  12. Practice Quiz: Introduction to Charts in Excel
  13. Video: Week 3 Recap

Graded: Introduction to Filtering, Pivot Tables, and Charts

WEEK 4


Advanced Graphing and Charting
Constructing various Line, Bar and Pie charts. Using the Pivot chart features of Excel. Understanding and constructing Histograms and Scatterplots.


7 videos, 1 reading, 6 practice quizzes expand


  1. Video: Line Graphs
  2. Practice Quiz: Line Graphs
  3. Video: Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
  4. Practice Quiz: Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
  5. Video: Pivot Charts
  6. Practice Quiz: Pivot Charts
  7. Video: Scatter Plots
  8. Practice Quiz: Scatter Plots
  9. Video: Histograms Part 1
  10. Practice Quiz: Histograms Part 1
  11. Video: Histograms Part 2
  12. Practice Quiz: Histograms Part 2
  13. Video: Week 4 Recap
  14. Reading: End-of-Course Survey

Graded: Advanced Graphing and Charting

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