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IBM Data Analytics with Excel and R

IBM via Coursera Specialization


This Professional Certificate is intended for anyone who is seeking to develop the job-ready skills, tools, and portfolio for an entry-level data analyst or data scientist position. Through these eight online courses, you will dive into the role of a data analyst or data scientist and develop the essential skills you need work with a range of data sources and apply powerful tools, including Excel, Cognos Analytics, and the R programming language, towards becoming a data driven practitioner, and gaining a competitive edge in the job market. By the end of this Professional Certificate, you will be able to explain the data analyst and data scientist roles. You will work with Excel spreadsheets and utilize them for data analysis to create charts and plots. You will utilize Cognos Analytics to create interactive dashboards. You will work with relational databases and query data using SQL statements. You will use the R programming language to complete the entire data analysis process - including data preparation, statistical analysis, data visualization, predictive modeling, and creating interactive data applications. You will also communicate your data findings and learn to prepare a report for stakeholders. This program is suitable for anyone with a passion for learning and does not require any prior data analysis, statistics, or programming experience.


Course 1: Introduction to Data Analytics
- Offered by IBM. This course presents a gentle introduction into the concepts of data analysis, the role of a Data Analyst, and the tools ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Excel Basics for Data Analysis
- Offered by IBM. This course is designed to provide you with basic working knowledge for using Excel spreadsheets for Data Analysis. It ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Data Visualization and Dashboards with Excel and Cognos
- Offered by IBM. This course covers some of the first steps in the development of data visualizations using spreadsheets and dashboards. ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Introduction to R Programming for Data Science
- Offered by IBM. When working in the data science field you will definitely become acquainted with the R language and the role it plays in ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: SQL for Data Science with R
- Offered by IBM. Much of the world's data resides in databases. SQL (or Structured Query Language) is a powerful language which is used for ... Enroll for free.

Course 6: Data Analysis with R
- Offered by IBM. The R programming language is purpose-built for data analysis. R is the key that opens the door between the problems that ... Enroll for free.

Course 7: Data Visualization with R
- Offered by IBM. In this course, you will learn the Grammar of Graphics, a system for describing and building graphs, and how the ggplot2 ... Enroll for free.

Course 8: Data Science with R - Capstone Project
- Offered by IBM. In this capstone course, you will apply various data science skills and techniques that you have learned as part of the ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Gabriela de Queiroz, Kevin McFaul, Rav Ahuja, Saishruthi Swaminathan, Sandip Saha Joy, Steve Ryan, Yan Luo and Yiwen Li

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