BUSI2345 Data Analysis with Excel

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the more advanced data analysis features and tools in Excel. The course includes an exploration of basic mathematical and statistical formulas and functions, data validation, and data visualizations tools.

As an added bonus, taking this course makes you eligible for TestOut's Excel Pro Certification. Passing the TestOut certificate exam provides you with a badge that can be used on your LinkedIn page. You will also have access to the TestOut subscription for 18 months so you can continue learning and practicing after your UTPB course ends.  For more information on this, please contact Dr. Stauffer

Course Credits: 3

PrerequisitesBUSI 2342 or any equivalent first-semester statistics course.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the creation of Excel formulas and use of Excel functions.
  • Demonstrate the creation and modification of charts and related visual representations of data.
  • Demonstrate the use of PivotTables for data organization and analysis.
  • Demonstrate the use of tables and other Excel features to build reports and present information.
  • Demonstrate the use and interpretation of basic financial functions (time value of money).