Venue: Tech for Development Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya
Event Date: 9th to 13th Dec,2019
Course Fee: KES 60,000 OR USD 800
Online Registration: Register here
Tech For Development -T4D would like to invite you to a high impact Training Course in Creating Dynamic Dashboards with Excel for Management Reporting Course to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 9th to 13th Dec,2019
Microsoft Excel Dashboards are reporting mechanisms that can deliver Business Intelligence (BI) in graphical form. Dashboards take raw data; allow it to be analysed and presented in a form that is of most benefit to the end user.
The idea of information dashboards is to have the most important information such as KPIs presented within a single page that allows people to understand what is going on and make decisions.
Who should attend
This training course is ideal for individuals working in Monitoring and Evaluation officers, Statistician, Porgrammes and Project managers, Project officers, Managing Directors, General Managers, Sales &Marketing analysts, Financial Analysts, IT Executives, Engineers, Directors, and Data Warriors who dabble with data and want to learn advanced techniques to convert Data into actionable Information.
This course is designed for participants who are reasonably proficient in English and have an understanding of basic ICT concepts.
Upon completion of this training course , participants are expected to be able to:
Differentiate between Reports and dashboards
Discuss the benefits of an Excel dashboard
Assemble all data needed for a dashboard
Identify ground rules for creating effective dashboards
Show how to enable the Developer tab in Excel
Understand the Data Model
Create dynamic charts
Create Pivot tables
Create Pivot Charts
Modify Pivot tables and charts
Apply conditional formatting to a dashboard
Identify and apply Excel functions (IF, CHOOSE and VLOOKUP)
Design and build a dashboard from raw data to the finished product
Topics to be covered
Understanding Management Dashboards
What is a Dashboard?
Principles of Great Dashboard Design
Dashboard Do’s and Don’t’s
Working with your Data
Understanding Data Quality issues
Gathering data from different sources
Merging and Consolidating Data
Excel Hints and Tips when working with data
Using Advanced Formulas & Functions in Excel 2010/2013
Referencing & Ranges
Analysing Data with Advanced Pivot Table Techniques in Excel 2010
Grouping & Sorting
Multiple data sources
Using the dashboards with Excel Pivot Tables
Pivot Charts & Visual Dashboarding Techniques
Using external data sources such as The Web
Advanced Power Charting Techniques
Using Shapes to make Charts more attractive
Using Alerts to draw attention to dashboards
Creating Dynamic Dashboards with Excel 2010 / Excel 2013 for Management Reporting
Complete Management Dashboard for project KPIs
Complete Management Dashboard for Sales & Services
Best Practices in Dashboard Design
Versatile management dashboards
Dashboards Publishing Excel Dashboards to the Web
Simple & Complex Macros
Dynamic Dashboards using Macros
Build Your Own Dashboard
This last session will be used to build some relevant Dashboards. Delegates are encouraged to bring examples of the dashboarding they would like to create during the training.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate of participation.
This training course can also be tailored for your organization. This way, your organization will benefit by:
Using own datasets and tools during the training.
Being able to choose areas of interest you wish the trainer to put more emphasis on.
Taking the course in-house or at a venue of choice.
Cutting on the cost of transport and accommodation.
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