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140 calificaciones
32 revisiones
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Horas para completar

Aprox. 25 horas para completar

Sugerido: 8 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Habilidades que obtendrás

Data AnalysisTableau SoftwareMySQLSQL
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 25 horas para completar

Sugerido: 8 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
5 horas para completar

Introduction

The goal for this week is to learn about the Capstone Project you are tasked with, acquire background about the business problem, and begin to outline the steps of your analysis....
Reading
5 videos (Total 28 minutos), 12 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
What Watershed Owners Care About6m
Elicitation Interview with Your Project Manager5m
Elicitation Interview with Watershed's Marketing Director4m
Elicitation Interview with Watershed's Financial Director4m
Reading12 lecturas
Course Overview10m
Special Thanks!10m
About the Course Team10m
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)10m
Lesson Overview10m
Elicitation Refresher10m
Letter from Your Project Manager10m
What are Project Managers, Anyway?10m
Background about the Short-term Rental Industry10m
Lesson Overview10m
Outlining an SPAP10m
Requirements and Assumptions10m
Quiz1 ejercicios de práctica
Elicitation20m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Data Extraction and Visualization

The goal of this week is for you to extract the relevant data from the MySQL database you are given access to, and to look at it briefly in Tableau to get sense of what data you have. ...
Reading
1 videos (Total 2 minutos), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Video1 videos
Reading2 lecturas
How to Meet and Retrieve Your Data10m
Visualize Your Data to Make Sure You Know What They Are10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Verify You Have Extracted the Correct Data10m
Make Sure You Understand What Your Data Mean10m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Modeling

The goal of this week is for you to create a financial model using Excel to analyze the data you extracted from the database, and to start to predict short-term rents for some of Watershed's existing properties. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 20 minutos), 15 readings, 5 quizzes
Video5 videos
Normalizing Rents to Improve Occupancy Forecasting4m
Using the Dollars to Percentile Conversion Guide Spreadsheet2m
Optimizing Rents to Maximize Revenues5m
Using the Solver Revenue Maximization Guide Spreadsheet2m
Reading15 lecturas
Week 3 Learning Goals10m
Single Workbook Containing Template Spreadsheets 1-310m
Single Workbook Containing Guide Spreadsheets10m
Best Practices for Setting up an Excel Spreadsheet10m
Using the First Best-Fit Line Template Spreadsheet10m
First Best Fit Line Template (Spreadsheet 1)10m
Using the Normalized Data and Model Template Spreadsheet10m
Normalized Data and Model Template (Spreadsheet 2)10m
Dollars to Percentile Conversion Guide Spreadsheet10m
Applying Normalization to the Comparable Properties10m
Lesson Overview10m
Solver Revenue Maximization Guide Spreadsheet10m
Optimizing Watershed Rents10m
Solver Rent Optimization Template (Spreadsheet 3)10m
Alternative to Solver Template (Spreadsheet 4)10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
First Best-Fit Line6m
Normalization6m
Applying Normalization to the Comparable Properties6m
Optimization Basics6m
Optimizing Watershed Rents12m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Cash Flow and Profits

The goal for this week is for you to use your projections about the Watershed properties to estimate cash flows and profits Watershed would experience if it converted properties to short-term rentals. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 12 minutos), 10 readings, 4 quizzes
Video3 videos
Distinguishing Cash Flow from Profits and Losses4m
Using the Annual Cash Flows and Profits Spreadsheet3m
Reading10 lecturas
Week 4 Learning Goals10m
Single Workbook Containing Template Spreadsheets 5-610m
Using the Alternative to Solver Template Spreadsheet10m
Using the Forecasting Cash Flow and Profits Template Spreadsheet10m
Forecasting Cash Flow and Profits Template (Spreadsheet 5)10m
Annual Cash Flows and Profits Guide Spreadsheet10m
Using the Sorting by Profitability Template Spreadsheet10m
Sorting by Profitability Template (Spreadsheet 6)10m
The Value of Considering Cash Flow Risk and Total Cash Required10m
The Value of Financial Sensitivity Analysis in General10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
Alternative to Solver12m
Profitability8m
Cash Flow Risk and Total Cash Required4m
Sensitivity Analysis: Measuring Cutoffs at 40% Transaction Fee2m
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Dirección de la carrera

29%

comenzó una nueva carrera después de completar estos cursos
Beneficio de la carrera

38%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso
Promoción de la carrera

25%

consiguió un aumento de sueldo o ascenso

Principales revisiones

por JAOct 19th 2016

Simply awesome, it did not only helped me to develop the required skills, but gave me the security to try greater. Astounding method, totally recommended specialization

por MCNov 1st 2018

A great way to put the learning into practice. Strongly encourage anyone who started this specialisation course to complete the Capstone project.

Instructores

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Daniel Egger

Executive in Residence and Director, Center for Quantitative Modeling
Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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Jana Schaich Borg

Assistant Research Professor
Social Science Research Institute

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Acerca del programa especializado Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business

Formulate data questions, explore and visualize large datasets, and inform strategic decisions. In this Specialization, you’ll learn to frame business challenges as data questions. You’ll use powerful tools and methods such as Excel, Tableau, and MySQL to analyze data, create forecasts and models, design visualizations, and communicate your insights. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to explore and justify improvements to a real-world business process. The Capstone Project focuses on optimizing revenues from residential property, and Airbnb, our Capstone’s official Sponsor, provided input on the project design. Airbnb is the world’s largest marketplace connecting property-owner hosts with travelers to facilitate short-term rental transactions. The top 10 Capstone completers each year will have the opportunity to present their work directly to senior data scientists at Airbnb live for feedback and discussion....
Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business

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