Feb 9th 2016

Career Edge: Business and Data Analysis (edX)

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Learn how to analyze and communicate data through targeted analysis and presentations.

Understanding how to analyze, synthesize and communicate data is increasingly critical in the modern workplace. This course teaches you how to evaluate market and financial data, and present insights effectively. You will develop the foundational skills to use Excel as a powerful analytical and communications tool. Using innovative educational methods, including interactive assessments and games, you will learn, practice, and apply techniques to build confidence in your analytical skill set.

What you'll learn:

- How to use Microsoft Excel to execute basic analyses

- How to answer questions on market size, market share, and business performance

- How to visualize and effectively communicate data with charts and graphs

- How to speak the basic language of finance, including an understanding of different types of revenue, cost, and key profitability metrics