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Training on Business Analytics with Excel (April 2, 2018 – April 6, 2018)

2 April 2018 @ 08:30 - 6 April 2018 @ 16:30

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.

Course duration

5 Days

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

Course Outline

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

Excel Functions

  • 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

  • Histogram
  • Solver Add-in
  • Goal Seek
  • Scenario Manager
  • Data Table
  • Descriptive Statistics

Statistical Analysis using Excel

  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Covariance
  • Correlation
  • Regression

Excel VBA

  • MsgBox
  • VBA variables
  • Events
  • Array
  • VBA functions
  • Application Object

Power BI

  • Power Pivot
  • Power View
  • Power Query
  • Power Map


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

Phone: +254 714349537

To register for this course please click on this link: https://bit.ly/2BSRiyh


Event Properties

Event Date April 2,2018, 8:30 am
Event End Date April 6,2018, 4:30 pm
Cut off date March 30,2018, 5:00 pm
Individual Price $800.00
Location Nairobi

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2 April 2018 @ 08:30
6 April 2018 @ 16:30
Event Category:


Devimpact Institute
+254 714349537


Africa, East and Horn of


Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map