Business and Data Analysis Skills
Learn key business management skills as well as tools and methods for analyzing data and presenting results.
About this course
In the modern workplace, it’s crucial to know how to analyze, synthesize, and tell stories with data. This self-paced career development course will help you learn how to use a spreadsheet application (like Microsoft Excel) as a powerful analytical and communication tool. You will perform real-world market and financial analyses and practice presenting your findings visually for maximum impact. By the end of the course, you will be able to make data-driven decisions that help your organization grow and prosper.
This is the fourth course in Fullbridge’s four-part Career Development XSeries, designed to prepare you to succeed in the modern workplace.
What you’ll learn
- How to use spreadsheet applications like Microsoft Excel to execute basic analyses
- How to determine the most appropriate Excel functions for different tasks
- How to calculate and analyze market size and market share
- How to visualize and communicate data with charts and graphs
- How to critically read visualized data
- How to communicate different types of revenue, cost, and key profitability metrics
Sponsored by: FullbridgeX
Online courses from Fullbridge
The world is changing, and it’s becoming easier than ever to start falling behind. AI and machine learning are making many jobs obsolete, and the skills you need to thrive in an uncertain future are shifting. Fullbridge is committed to helping you gain the skills you need to succeed in this fast-changing global economy through transformational, professional, and industry-specific skill-enhancing courses.
Launched in 2011, Fullbridge has reached over 350,000 learners in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, including many on US college campuses. Fullbridge programs are unique and use a holistic approach. Having a meaningful career requires a combination of superior industry-specific skills and attributes such as grit, empathy, and commitment. As a matter of fact, recent studies show that 71% of hiring managers rate EQ (Emotional Intelligence) higher than IQ. The proven Fullbridge approach will give you the professionalism and skills you need to complete today’s tough hiring environment.
On a mission is to bridge your future by connecting critical knowledge and skills to the workplace. Fullbridge partners with a range of higher education programs including top tier institutions domestically and abroad, as well as community and vocational colleges around the world. Additionally, Fullbridge partners with companies to design and implement effective first-year on-boarding programs and new manager programs. Fullbridge has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, and Forbes as a leader in competency-based education and future workplace skills.
Meet your instructors
Jim is a coach at Fullbridge. Previously, he was a senior admissions officer for Harvard College. In addition to his coaching experience with Fullbridge participants, Jim serves as a resident tutor focusing on career advice at Currier House, one of Harvard College’s twelve upper-class residential communities. He holds an AB, EdM, and MBA from Harvard.
- Lectures 5
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 8 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 20228
- Assessments Yes
Section 0: Course Introduction
Section 1: Spreadsheet Basics with Excel
Section 2: Market Analysis
Section 3: Financial Analysis
Section 4: Final Assessment and Course Recap