Training on Business Analytics with Excel
About the course
Microsoft Excel is the most commonly used analytics, reporting and strategy software. This course will equip the participants with data analytical skills using Excel’s features. The participants will be taught some statistical concepts on how to get insights from data and take data driven decisions using Excel.
The participant will also acquire skills in Excel pivots and their use to summarize data in flexible ways, enabling quick exploration of data and producing valuable insights from the accumulated data. The course will also include Power BI, which is the latest and the best tool provided by Microsoft for analytics and data visualization.
Business Analytics with Excel course is highly recommended for professionals who are want to build their capacity in the field of analytics. The course is best suited for people who currently use Excel at work and will benefit from improved Excel skills for reporting, presentation and analysis.
What you will learn
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Understand importance of business analytics in business
- Understand fundamentals of excel analytics functions and conditional formatting
- Analyze with complex datasets using pivot tables and slicers
- Solve analytical problems using tools like scenario manager, solver and goal seek
- Apply statistical tools and concepts like moving average, hypothesis testing, ANOVA and regression to data sets using Excel
- Represent your findings using charts and dashboards
- Use Microsoft Power BI
Introduction to Business Analytics
- What is Business Analytics?
- Analysis vs Analytics
- Types of Analytics
- Areas of Analytics
Conditional Formatting using Excel
- Custom Formatting
- Conditional Formatting
- Logical Functions
- Look up and Reference Functions
- VLOOKUP Function
- HLOOKUP Function
- MATCH Function
- INDEX and OFFSET Function
- Statistical Function
- SUMIFS Function
- COUNTIFS Function
Analysis Data using PIVOT Tables
- Pivot Table Introduction
- Grouping in Pivot Table Introduction
- Custom Calculation
- Calculated Field and Calculated Item
- Creating a Slicer
Dashboard in Excel
- What is a Dashboard?
- Dashboard Design
- Chart Formatting
- Interactive Dashboard with Form Controls
- Interactive Chart
Business Analytics using Excel
- Solver Addin
- Goal Seek
- Scenario Manager
- Data Table
- Descriptive Statistics
Statistical Analysis using Excel
- Hypothesis Testing
- VBA variables
- VBA functions
- Application Object
- Power Pivot
- Power View
- Power Query
- Power Map
This instructor led training course is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate of participation.
The training is residential and will be held at the Livecode Training Centre in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Mobile Number: +254 725 771 853
The course fees is KES 70,000.00 or USD 950.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.
Payment should be transferred to Livecode Technologies account through bank on or before the course starting date.
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
This scheduled course can also be tailored for your organization. To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organization, call our team on
Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
|Event Date||11-18-2019 8:00 am|
|Event End Date||11-22-2019 5:00 pm|
|Cut off date||11-14-2019|