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## Topic outline

• ### General Information

Before attempting quizzes and assignments, please first watch the video clip. Sometimes, you may need to go over the video multiple times to understand all details. The courses are designed in a specific order. We recommended you follow it in that order.

At the end of the course, a certificate will automatically be generated. Good luck and enjoy your course!

• ### Introduction

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• ### Previous Knowledge

In this part of the module you can test yourself to see if you have the required knowledge to do the module.

Required knowledge for this module is some basic Excel experience.

Not available unless: The activity Introduction Exercise is marked complete
• ### Histograms

The first step in analyzing data is having a look at it by making a graph. In this topic, you learn to make histograms for numerical data.

Please have a look at the first Excel demo, download the Excel file and make a histogram. Then, have a look at the second demo and use the data set in the second Excel file to make the other histogram. Then, submit the Excel files with both histograms.

Not available unless: You achieve higher than a certain score in Previous Knowledge Quiz
• ### Mean, Median and Standard Deviation

In this topic you learn about the mean, median and standard deviation, and how to compute it in Excel.

Not available unless: The activity Submit histograms is marked complete
• ### Statistical Significance

One or two exceptional outcomes can always occur.

In this topic, we learn why we need large datasets to draw sound statistical conclusions.

Not available unless: You achieve higher than a certain score in Mean, Median and Standard Deviation Quiz
• ### The Normal Distribution

In this topic you learn about the basic properties of the normal distribution.

Please do the quiz after watching the clip.

Not available unless:
• The activity Statistical Significance Exercise 1 is marked complete
• The activity Statistical Significance Exercise 2 is marked complete
• ### The Lognormal Distribution

Not available unless: You achieve higher than a certain score in Normal Distribution Quiz
• ### The Poisson Distribution

Please watch the clip and do the quiz.

Not available unless: You achieve higher than a certain score in Lognormal Distribution Quiz
• ### Scale

Please watch the clip and then move on to the final assignment. Note that this topic is not mandatory for students enrolled in Forecasting Training.

Not available unless: You achieve higher than a certain score in Poisson Distribution Quiz
• ### Final Assignment

Download the Excel file and follow the instructions on how to proceed. Lastly, submit the Excel sheet through the online learning environment.

Not available unless: You achieve higher than a certain score in Poisson Distribution Quiz
• ### Feedback and Certificate

To obtain this Certificate of Completion you must score 60% or higher on every assignment and quiz. The final assignment must be 80% or higher. You can retry every single topic as much as you would like. There is no limit in time or number of tries.
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