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Organizing Data for Analysis

Learn about different types of data analysis and how to properly organize data.

Data analysis is one of the most critical skills in business. Strategic thinking, decision making and problem solving all depend on essential analytical findings. Not only do we need good sources of data, but we need skills that allow us to explore and interpret results. Gain proven techniques for effective analysis by learning how to uncover hidden relationships, patterns, and trends. This topic concentrates on the correct approach for exploring day to achieve accurate results.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Data Analysis

  • Types of Analyses
  • Descriptive - What Happened
  • Diagnostic - Why It Happened
  • Predictive - What Might Happen
  • Prescriptive - What Should We Do

Define Your Purpose

  • Why Are You Doing This Analysis?
  • What Do Your Readers Need?
  • Strategy

Requirements

  • Clean and Manipulate Data
  • Measurements
  • Analyze
  • Interpret Results

The Importance of Outlining

  • Outlining Key Points
  • Communicate Through Models
  • Model Objectives
  • Basic Tools

Appendix

  • Sample Outline
  • Narratives Are Not Always Necessary
  • Sample Report
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This course was last revised on June 15, 2020.

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Lauritta Sowa

Lauritta Sowa

WiseOwlOps, Inc.

  • 20 years of business and analytical training coupled with 30 years in finance and administration
  • President of WiseOwlOps, Inc. and an international consultant and trainer in finance and data management
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on a variety of financial, accounting, analytical, and Office 365® subjects and specializes in Microsoft® Excel® and data management
  • Strong communication skills as she is a columnist and author of numerous tutorials on finance, software, and analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree, CA Pacific University
  • Can be contacted at 805-434-7070 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 407811
Published 2020
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