Excel: analysing data (stage 2)

Course Dates: 06/06/21
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Online
Tutors:

Develop further skills to tackle complex data sets and create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation.Focus on pivot tables,look ups,formulas and perfecting your commentary skills.Intermediate/advanced excel skills covered.

This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

The course will be split into a mix of revising some intermediate/advanced excel skills that data analysts would need to demonstrate, before applying these to different data sets. There will be a mixture between learning and then directly applying these skills with a range of exercises.

The last part of the final session will be a chance to bring in your own problem or a chance to work through a scenario and data commentary and presentation to add meaning and insight. Skills directly relevant to many different jobs.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?


Shortcuts
-Review of a list of shortcuts to use and apply to work quickly and efficiently

Pivot tables
-Revision, review of basics
-Refresh and change for new data sources with new and updated datasets
-Calculated Fields (Add your own field to a pivot table)
-Pivot Charts
-Working with more complicated scenarios and datasets

Look Ups
-VLookup and HLookup
-Index and Match

Formulas
-IF statements
-SUM IF/ Count IF/ Average IF

Scenarios and application
-Revision: audience, impact, delivering information effectively
-Utilise the skills for scenarios.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Take a random set of data, process the information using more advanced excel skills, and find some key points to create conclusions, recommendations and next steps relevant for a range of stakeholders.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

A intermediate knowledge of excel (at least intermediate user). The course will be split into a mix of revising some intermediate/advanced excel skills that you would need to demonstrate, before applying these to different data sets and inferring conclusions and next steps.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Demonstrations, exercises, applying the skills taught. The course will be online, offered via Google Meets and Classroom. No outside assignments will be issued.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You should have a PC or laptop with Excel 2016 or later installed, you can have a pen and paper to take notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Excel: advanced, excel: expert, Data analysis with Power BI, introduction to VBA, Excel: financial modelling for further data analysis.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
Nick Brown

Nick is a qualified Chartered Accountant and finance professional based in the City. He has worked for a range of organisations within the Education, Aviation, Healthcare and Banking sectors. A Business and Technology Tutor since 2017, Nick has also delivered internal training for finance and non-finance professionals. He believes in active student participation with courses carefully designed for immediate use and application within the workplace. With an inclusive, discursive style of delivery, Nick has a focus on developing long term career skills

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: CEXAD05

Sun, day, 06 Jun - 06 Jun '21

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £129.00
Senior fee: £103.00
Concession: £65.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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