Regression Analysis

Regression Analysis

Learn the power of regression analysis in Excel as we take you step-by-step through three real world examples from forecasting sales to identifying product insights.


  • 01 Introduction

    Understand what a regression analysis is and why it is helpful in business.

  • 02 Case 1: Predicting Sales

    Learn how to build a linear regression in Excel to forecast revenue for a business.

  • 03 Case 2: Members vs. Engagement

    Uncover product insights using regression analysis to inform new feature development.

  • 04 Case 3: Non-linear Regression

    Learn how to build a non-linear regression to forecast revenue based on marketing spend.

  • 05 Conclusion

Meet Your Instructor

  • Nic Barnhart

    Cofounder & CPO, Pareto Labs
    Finance/Analytics, ZipRecruiter

    Nic Barnhart is a cofounder and Chief Product Officer at Pareto Labs. Prior to that he was in finance and analytics at ZipRecruiter and head of operations at a health tech startup acquired by Aetna. Earlier in his career, Nic started a business to teach kids basic finance concepts and founded a nonprofit organization to fund efforts to combat human trafficking. He earned a B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.