PubPol 447

PubPol 447: Excel for Public Policy

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Winter 2021
Days
Tuesday, Thursday
Time
2:30-3:50 pm EST
Course Location
REMOTE
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
31006
Class Size
30

This course is designed to familiarize students with core skills in data access, manipulation, analysis, and presentation using Excel (and Excel-like alternatives). Spreadsheet programs remain an important part of professional life, and this course will prepare students for basic and intermediate use of aspects of the program in that setting. Students will learn about data import, formatting, and management. You will also learn about producing tables (including summarization), visualizations, varieties of analysis (ANOVA, regression, etc.), and basic programming. No prior knowledge of Excel is expected, but familiarity with basic concepts of statistics is recommended.

Class meets 03/09/2021 - 04/20/2021

1.5 credits

Combined w/ PubPol 647.

*This course will be taught remotely*