Course Description

Learn to effectively use spreadsheet functions and data analysis tools of Microsoft Excel to analyze, summarize, and interpret quantitative and qualitative business data. Develop skills to put information and data to work to make informed business decisions. Methods align with ISTE National Educational Technology Standards. Engage in hands-on activities you can immediately use to teach all students. The following topics are covered: Spreadsheet basics; graphs, charts, and plots; frequency tables; descriptive and summary statistics; percentiles, quartiles, and ranking; combinations, permutations, and binomial probabilities.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of EXCEL spreadsheet technology.
  • Create activities for the statistics classroom using the ideas, skills and strategies presented in this course.
  • Create an instructional unit incorporating use of EXCEL spreadsheet technology.
  • Design lesson plans that align with ISTE National Educational Technology Standards.
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Section Title
Business Statistics: Data Analysis with Microsoft Excel
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $467.50
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook
Knowlton, E. (2016). EXCEL® 2010/2013/2016: Essentials for Statistics and
Data Management.
Fernandina Beach, FL: Adventures In Education, Inc.
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Adventures in Education

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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