Excel: Making Sense of Data 2021

Learning objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Use descriptive statistics to summarize a data set
  • Use Histograms to summarize a data set
  • Use Outliers to spot health care fraud
  • Analysis of the 2020 Election
  • Analyze investment returns
  • Determine if a company practices salary discrimination
  • Leading Indicators for recessions
  • How A/B Testing works
Instructor Wayne Winston

Instructor bio

Dr. Wayne Winston is a Visiting Professor at the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and Professor Emeritus of Decision Sciences at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He holds a B.S. in mathematics from M.I.T. and a Ph.D in operations research from Yale. He won over 40 teaching awards at Indiana University. He has written over a dozen books including Marketing Analytics, Data Analysis and Decision Making, Operations Research, Practical Management Science, Excel 2016 Data Analysis and Business Modeling, and Mathletics. Dr. Winston has taught classes and consulted for many leading global organizations. He is also a two-time Jeopardy! Champion and has consulted for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks.

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