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Training on Business Analytics with Excel (May 14,2018 - May 18,2018)

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.

Target Participants

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.

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

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

Excel VBA

VBA variables
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


The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to

Event Properties
Event Date May 14,2018, 8:30 am
Event End Date May 18,2018, 4:30 pm
Cut off date May 11,2018, 5:00 pm
Individual Price $800.00
Location Nairobi

Organisation Devimpact Institute

Country: Kenya