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In-depth Excel Training, Executive Dashboards and Business Data Analysis

By: UrBizEdge

Lagos State, Nigeria

19 - 20 Jun, 2015  2 day

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Microsoft Excel is the world's most used business intelligence tool. Its knowledge is even compulsory for an MBA degree and the investment world depends greatly on it. This training is aimed at making you extremely good in Microsoft Excel, dashboard making and business data analysis, teaching you with live business scenarios. It's intended for Sales Managers, Financial Analysts, Business Analysts, Data Analysts, MIS Analysts, HR Executives and power Excel users.

Training Outline

  • Data Manipulation in Excel
  • How Excel handles different data types
  • Data consistency, starting with the end in view
  • Building Datasheets that can easily scale
  • Sorting
  • Cascaded sorting
  • Sorting across rows (left to right sorting, not the usual up to down sorting)
  • Sorting and Conditional Formatting to identify trends
  • Filtering
  • Data cleaning
  • Removing duplicates
  • Text-to-column
  • Grouping
  • Data Validation
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Data formatting
  • Using Tables (and when to convert to tables)
  • Formatting for printing
  • Formatting for email
  • Data Review and formatting for 3rd party use
  • Named Ranges
  • Charts
  • Chart types
  • Line chart and when to use it
  • Column chart and when to use it
  • Bar chart and when to use it
  • Pie chart and its dangers
  • Combining charts; when and how.
  • Dynamic Charts, using filter.
  • Best practices when making charts
  • Sparkline’s
  • Power Map and Power View (Excel 2013)
  • Pivot Table, Pivot Chart and Power Pivot
  • Pivot Table
  • Default Pivot Table
  • Tabular Pivot Table
  • Pivot Table Filtering
  • Making a very dynamic regular table from Pivot Table
  • Calculations and Formula use with Pivot Table
  • Advanced Pivot Table tricks
  • Pivot Chart
  • Pivot Chart and its limitations
  • Dynamic Pivot Charts
  • PowerPivot (for Excel 2010 and 2013) only
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Linking sheets
  • Duplicating sheets (better than copy and paste)
  • Inserting sheets, labeling and coloring the professional way
  • Freezing Panes and splitting windows
  • Conditional formatting
  • To identify patterns
  • Using formulae
  • To make extremely intelligent reports
  • Lookup functions
  • Vlookup
  • Hlookup
  • Looking up the last data or pattern in a particular row or column
  • Overcoming the limitations of Vlookup and Hlookup using index and match functions
  • Power Functions  IF, IFERROR, AND, OR, ISBLANK, and others in the same family
  • TEXT manipulative functions to make a completely automated Dashboard
  • COUNTIFS, SUMIFS, AVERAGEIFS and others, to make dynamic summary tables
  • MATCH and INDEX to do the impossible
  • Other Functions
  • Math Functions
  • Text Functions
  • Logical
  • Others
  • Formula Auditing
  • Goal Seek, Scenario Manager and Solver
  • Excel Web Query
  • Most useful Excel keyboard shortcuts
  • Executive Dashboards and Reporting
  • Best Practices
  • Executive Dashboards
  • Executive Dasboards
  • Dynamic Reports
  • Determining the KPIs and tracking them
  • Strategic Insights & Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Having the audience/recipient in mind
  • E-mails and Excel reports
  • Excel to PowerPoint and Word
  • Linking PowerPoint/Word Charts to Excel
  • Embedding Excel sheets in PowerPoint/Word
  • Making a Powerful PowerPoint Presentation
  • Excel VBA
  • Recording Excel macros

You will get lunch, a branded DVD with over 20 training videos and practice files, training notepad with pen and a training certificate from us (a registered Microsoft Partner). The training will be facilitated by a Microsoft recognized Excel Expert and the only Microsoft Excel MVP in Africa (there are just about 125 in the world). We have participants of our trainings from Citi Bank, Dalberg, SaveTheChildren, Mobil, Total, Vodacom, Nestle, Nigerian Breweries, Delta Afrik, LATC Marine, Broll, Habanera (JTI), SABMiller, Airtel and DDB.

Kristina Jade Learning Center, 70b Olorunlogbon street, Off Alade Lawal street, Idiroko b/stop, Anthony Village, Lagos. Jun 19 - 20 Jun, 2015
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08089382423, 08063125227, 08021180874

Michael Olafusi, the only official Microsoft Excel MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in Africa.