Swain Center for Executive Education

Business Analytics: Power Query

Dates:October 16, 2020 Other Dates
Meets:1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Instructor:Stephen Hill
Fee: $399.00

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Description

Business Analytics: Power Query

Businesses have access to more data than ever before. It can be frustrating to combine data from different sources or to quickly analyze and create charts for decision makers. It doesn't have to be that way.

This course will enable you to understand, analyze, interpret, and present data in easy to understand formats. It is a fast-paced, intensive course that will introduce a range of tools and techniques to help you uncover important information and make better decisions.

Why is knowing how to use Business Analytics important?

It is important to be proficient in data analytics to:
  • automate routine tasks to make data analysis faster and more efficient
  • make better decisions on how to allocate resources to improve your organization
  • quickly produce charts and tables that are easily understood by others
  • to avoid mistakes in combining data
  • extract meaningful insights from data


Check out the 'Data Science' sector of https://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2016/sectors

Course Objectives:

  • Work faster and more efficiently in excel.
  • Appending and merging data files and tables.
  • Combining folders of files.
  • Merging excel and text data.