Training in Data Management and Analysis using Advanced MS Excel

Course Name: Training in Data Management and Analysis using Advanced MS Excel

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 Training in Data Management and Analysis using Advanced MS Excel to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 9th to 13th Dec,2019


Excel has powerful tools that enable busy users to set up systems that simplify data analysis and interpretation. Effectively using Excel allows users to devote their time more profitably to making decisions about and acting on results, with more effective outcomes.

Participants actively learn through a series of practical simulations which ensures that they maximize their learning and can use the tools immediately when they return to the office. In addition to the practical component, all participants also receive a manual describing all the techniques learned.

Who should attend?

This advanced Microsoft Excel training course is ideal for people wanting to use more complex functions within Excel, including tools for analyzing, linking and exporting data. Participants will need to have attended or be familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel.

Learning objectives

Protect a workbook and save with a backup

Understand and use advanced functions

Consolidate data, link and export data

Use What-If Analysis tools such as Goal Seek, Solver and Scenarios

Create and modify PivotTables and Pivot Charts

Create and modify Microsoft Excel Macros

Topics to be covered

File Protection/ Cell Protection and Circular References

Attaching a Password

Modifying a Password

Protecting Cells

Circular Error Messages

The Circular Reference Toolbar

Referencing in Excel

Absolute referencing

Relative referencing

Structured reference

Working with Structured tables

Why you should use tables

Elements of an Excel table

Managing data in an Excel table

Using structured references with Excel tables

Formulas and Functions

Function Overview

Math and Trig Functions

Financial Functions

Logical Functions

The AND Function

The OR Function

Nesting Functions

The VLOOKUP Function

The HLOOKUP Function

Concatenating Functions

Index, offset and Match Functions

Using Help for Functions

Goal Seek/ Solver/ Scenarios and Linking

Using Goal Seek

Saving a Scenario

Solver Reports

Adding a Scenario

Showing Scenarios

Worksheet Linking

Workbook Linking

Working with data

Data Valuation

Data Consolidation

Importing Data

Importing CSV Files

Text Import Wizard

Exporting Data

Choosing a Specific Format

Exporting to Word

Pasting Data with a Link

Copying a Graph with a Link

PivotTable Reports

PivotTable Layout

Rearranging Data

Filtering a Report

Adding Fields

Field Settings

Refreshing Data

Formatting a PivotTable

Showing Detail

Create a Calculated Field

Advanced Data Field Settings

PivotChart Reports

Creating a PivotChart

Creating PivotChart Reports from Scratch

Adding Fields to a PivotChart


Recording a Macro

Editing a Macro

Relative/Absolute Recording

Stepping through a Macro

Macro Buttons

Customizing the Toolbar

Deleting a Macro

Other useful operation in Excel



Custom views in excel


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Tech For Development (T4D) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise 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 professionals 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.

Hand-on Exercise

Action plan

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Tailor-made training

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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How to participate

Register as individual.

Contact information

Email: [email protected]
Tel: +254 706909947

Kind regards.

Sylvia Kura,
Customer Relationship Officer,
Tech For Development
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