- Data Science
- Microsoft Excel
- Data Analysis
- Data Visualization (DataViz)
- Pivot Table
- IBM Cognos Analytics
Data Analysis and Visualization Foundations Specialization
Get ahead w/ Data Analysis & Visualization skills. Enhance your career by learning to analyze data using Excel spreadsheets, and create stunning visualizations and interactive dashboards with Cognos.
What you will learn
Describe the data ecosystem, tasks a Data Analyst performs, as well as skills and tools required for successful data analysis
Explain basic functionality of spreadsheets and utilize Excel to perform a variety of data analysis tasks like data wrangling and data mining
List various types of charts and plots and create them in Excel as well as work with Cognos Analytics to generate interactive dashboards
Explain what Data Analytics is and the key steps in the Data Analytics process
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Build your data analytics portfolio as you gain practical experience from producing artifacts in the interactive labs and projects throughout this program. Each course has a culminating project to apply your newfound skills:
In the first course, create visualizations to detect fraud by analyzing credit card data.
In the second course, import, clean, and analyze fleet vehicle inventory with Excel pivot tables.
In the third course, use car sales key performance indicator (KPI) data to create an interactive dashboard with stunning visualizations using Excel and IBM Cognos Analytics.
Only a modern web browser is required to complete these practical exercises and projects — no need to download or install anything on your device.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
Introduction to Data Analytics
Excel Basics for Data Analysis
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