Every day, in every field, data is becoming more and more important. While you may think you know how to gain insights from data, you're most likely using flawed approaches that lead you to incorrect, sometimes even dangerous, conclusions. This widespread data naivetÃ© comes from generations of invalid data practices that have become ingrained as the norm for business, government, education, media, and even engineering and science. In this course, Truth About Data: Getting Started with Lean Six Sigma Analytics, you'll first uncover the flaws in the usual data approaches. Next, you'll learn correct methods for arriving at valid insights. Finally, you'll master simple practices for communicating quickly and powerfully with data. When you're finished with this course, you'll be equipped to stand out and excel in today's increasingly data-driven world. Software required: Microsoft Excel.