The course introduces students to Excel features and commands that is needed to analyze large datasets in order to make informed business decisions. It teaches how to gather and organize data for operational analysis. And, learn various analysis terminologies for effective communications.

Topics include:

• Importing data into an Excel package

• Performing exploratory graphical and data analysis

• Building analytics models using tools such as multiple regression and decision trees

• Finding the best model to explain correlation among variables

• Learning how to control and assess data variability to better meet customer requirements

Who could participate?

• Business, marketing, and operations managers

• Data analysts and/or professionals who deal manages large amounts of data

• Professionals in the financial industry

• Small business owners