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Data cleaning is not for the faint at heart. It’s a serious business, because if you can’t get every data point perfectly clean you’re likely to run into big problems when you try to analyse your dataset. In this course you’ll learn how to clean your data and get it analysis-ready in a fraction of the time. I’ll introduce you to a method that took me several years to perfect, but if you follow these steps you’ll become much more productive, get your results faster and make your boss happy in the process. The steps you’ll learn in this course are very simple to follow, but are extremely effective, so you’ll know that you’re getting the best start possible, saving you weeks of misery!
At the end of this course you will receive a certificate of completion. Post it to Facebook, your LinkedIn page or print it out and stick it on your wall. Just don’t throw darts at it, ok…
- Over 3 hours of video content!
- Learn how to set up a data workbook for maximum effectiveness
- Learn how to remove all unwanted spaces from your entire dataset – in one step!
- Learn how to clean text data
- Learn how to clean numerical data
- Learn the strategy of which steps to perform – in the correct order
- Excel is used as a learning tool, but the lessons learned are transferable to other media
- Data files are provided for the student to practice with
- Practical learning experience with real data
Introduction to Data Cleaning
Section 1 - Anatomy of a Good Workbook
Section 2 - Removing Unwanted Spaces
Section 3 - Standardising the Case of Text Entries
Section 4 - Cleaning Text Data
- Cleaning Text Data Using Remove Duplicates and Find & Replace
- Cleaning Text Data Using Remove Duplicates and Find & Replace – Downloadable
- Cleaning Text Data Using Remove Duplicates and VLOOKUP
- Cleaning Text Data Using Remove Duplicates and VLOOKUP – Downloadable
- Cleaning Text Data Using Filter and Find & Replace
- Cleaning Text Data Using Filter and Find & Replace – Downloadable
Section 5 - Cleaning Numerical Data
Section 6 - Order, Order, We Must Have Order...
Data Cleaning Recap
- Over 3 hours on-demand video
- Language: English
- Certificate of Completion