Data Analysis and Visualisation Training

Keno Institute of Training and Research

Data Analysis and Visualisation Training using Microsoft Excel – 17 to 28 May 2021

Course Description

In this short course, participants will acquire skills that will enable them to analyse and present data in a meaningful way. This is an essential skill for researchers, financial specialists and data analysts of all disciplines. Microsoft Excel is a tool of choice for people who need to analyze large amounts of quantitative data and is used as standard by a wide range of users who need to perform simple analysis by sorting, filtering, using formulas. It also has powerful tools such as pivot tables and data analysis tool pack for more complex analysis.

Many organisations and institutions are embracing the world of brilliant data visualisation to present data in a more attractive, meaningful, and easy to digest manner. Because Microsoft Excel is a software many organisations already use, this course will enable participants to maximise their use of a tool they already have and improve their data analysis and visualisation skils. The course is led by highly experienced trainers with many years of experience and involves working on several practical, hands on examples and exercises in a virtual environment.

20 % discount for the first 10 participants

Learning Objectives

By the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Become an Expert in Excel
  • Undertake data analysis in Excel
  • Apply data cleaning techniques in Excel
  • Do basic to intermediate data visualization in Excel
  • Create dynamic and flexible models in Excel
Course Content

Session 1: Introduction and Fundamentals of Excel

  • Introduction
  • Tabs, Data Types
  • Sorting and Filtering Data

Session 2: Visualizing Data with Excel

  • Visualize Data with Charts
  • Modify and Format Charts
  • Apply Best Practices in Chart Design

Session 3: Analyzing Data with Formulas and Functions

  • Analyze Data with Formulas and Named Ranges
  • Analyze Data with Functions
  • Implement Data Validation, Forms, and Controls
  • Create Conditional Visualizations with Lookup Functions

Session 4: Analyzing Data with PivotTables

  • Create a PivotTable
  • Analyze PivotTable Data

Session 5: Presenting Visual Insights with Dashboards in Excel

  • Visualize Data with Pivot Charts
  • Filter Data Using Slicers and Timelines
  • Dashboards in Excel

Session 6: Creating Geospatial Visualizations with Excel

  • Create Map Charts in Excel
  • Customize Map Charts in Excel

Session 7: Using add-ins for data imports/exports

  • DAX Studio

Session 8: Getting and Transforming Data

  • Connect to Data with Queries
  • Clean and Combine Data
  • Shape and Transform Data

Session 9: Modeling and Analyzing Data with Power Pivot

  • Install Power Pivot in Excel
  • Create Data Models with Power Pivot
  • Create Power Pivots
  • Perform Advanced Data Analysis and Visualization

Session 10: Presenting Insights with Reports

  • Plan a Report
  • Create a Report
Who should attend?
  • Accountants/Financial Specialists
  • Statisticians
  • Data Scientist
  • Researchers
  • Consultants
  • Program officers

Training Fee: ZMK 1600

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Registration: Interested participants should register on the link below:
Contact line: +260770346838, +260761685388

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