## Excel for Business Analysts Online Course

Learn the Functions and Formulas you need to perform detailed Data Analysis in Excel from Excel experts Simon Sez IT

#### Description

In this course, we focus on the specific functions, formulas, and tools that Excel has to help conduct business or data analysis. We take you on a no-nonsense journey to teach you how to use them.

We start by looking at how to take raw data and prepare it for analysis. After that, we look at a number of tools and functions that can be used to conduct analysis such as Pivot Tables, before moving onto how to display data in the most meaningful way using charts, Pivot Charts, Slicers and so much more. Finally, we move onto some more advanced techniques designed to aid forecasting and using existing data to predict future trends.

This course also includes practice exercises so you can immediately put into practice the new data analysis techniques that you learn.

In this course you will learn:

• How to merge data from different sources using VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH, and XLOOKUP

• How to use IF, IFS, IFERROR, SUMIF, and COUNTIF to apply logic to your analysis

• How to split data using text functions SEARCH, LEFT, RIGHT, MID

• How to standardize and clean data ready for analysis

• About using the PivotTable function to perform data analysis

• How to use slicers to draw out information

• How to display your analysis using Pivot Charts

• All about forecasting and using the Forecast Sheets

• Conducting a Linear Forecast and Forecast Smoothing

• How to use Conditional Formatting to highlight areas of your data

• All about Histograms and Regression

• How to use Goal Seek, Scenario Manager, and Solver to fill data gaps

This course includes:

1. 7+ hours of video tutorials

2. 55 individual video lectures

3. Exercise files to practice what you learned

4. Certificate of completion

This course was recorded using Excel from Office 365. It's also relevant to those using other, recent versions of Microsoft Excel including Excel 2013, 2016, and 2019.

Here’s what our students are saying…

"Yes, I learned so much and its applicable to what I needed to learn for my career in less than a week. I wish I had taken this course much sooner."

- Matt

"This course is relative to my role as a Business Analyst and has already taught me something new to use in my role."

- Kara

"Lots of stuff I've never used in here despite using Excel every day."

- Jonathan

"Great match for me as an engineer!"

- Glen

## Who this course is for:

• Business analysts who are Excel users

#### Goals

• How to merge data from different sources using VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX MATCH, and XLOOKUP
• How to use IF, IFS, IFERROR, SUMIF, and COUNTIF to apply logic to your analysis
• How to split data using text functions SEARCH, LEFT, RIGHT, MID
• How to standardize and clean data ready for analysis in Excel
• About using the PivotTable function to perform data analysis
• How to display your analysis using Pivot Charts in Excel
• Conducting a Linear Forecast and Forecast Smoothing in Excel
• All about Histograms and Regression in Excel
• How to use Goal Seek, Scenario Manager, and Solver to fill data gaps in Excel

#### Prerequisites

• Microsoft Excel 2016, 2019, 365
• A basic understanding of how to use Microsoft Excel

#### Curriculum

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##### This Course Includes
• 7 hours
• 54 Lectures
• 1 Resources
• Completion Certificate