Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business Specialization

Turn Data Into Value

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  • Overview Drive business process change through identifying and analyzing key metrics in four industry-relevant courses.
  • Type Specialization
  • Provider Coursera
  • Institution Duke University
  • Cost $395
  • Duration 6-7 months

Earn a Certificate

  • Specialization via Coursera and Duke University
  • $395 for 6-7 months
  • 3 courses + capstone project

Overview

In this Specialization, you’ll learn to frame business challenges as data questions. You’ll use powerful tools and methods such as Excel, Tableau, and MySQL to analyze data, create forecasts and models, design visualizations, and communicate your insights. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to explore and justify improvements to a real-world business process.

Incentives & Benefits

When you complete this Specialization, you will be able to use data to answer practical questions associated with any business venture. You’ll be able to visualize your insights in an informative and compelling fashion, translate them into actionable recommendations, and communicate clearly and persuasively with colleagues and decision-makers.

What You'll Learn

  • Frame practical business questions that can be answered with data
  • Visualize analytical insights in an informative and compelling fashion
  • Translate insights into actionable recommendations for decision-makers

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    Anonymous
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    I am really glad for this kind of courses with the Tableau and Excel/SQL. I know that these aren´t simple, but who like that stuff, will find the way for accomplishment. Although I didn´t finish all the specialization, I love most of the courses.

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    There are many problematic issues with this course, and specialization in general.

    1. The theoretical level is sometimes too high and too archane/complex: I don't know how students with no background training on some of the topics (e.g.…

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