MOOC on data analysis and data visualization

Published on
March 23, 2015

On 7 April a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on data analysis and data visualization will start. The course is free and offered at the online learning platform EdX. It uses video lectures and hands-on exercises and takes eight weeks to complete.

You can now enroll in a free MOOC on data analysis and data visualization. EdX is an online learning platform offering interactive online classes and MOOCs from universities, colleges and organizations worldwide.

The course focuses on data analysis with spreadsheets (PivotTables, VLOOKUPS, Named ranges, what-if analyses). You will learn how to evaluate the quality of your spreadsheet models and how to keep your spreadsheet error-free and robust. You will also discuss how to use Python to analyze and manipulate data in your spreadsheets.

This course teaches you how to overcome data analysis challenges in your work, research or studies. You can raise real data problems in the discussion forums.

The 8-week MOOC starts on 7 April and requires 4-6 hours study time a week.