Training on Data Management and Analysis using Excel

Organizer: Devimpact Institute

Registration: Please click HERE to view and register as a group or individual

About the course

Most people use Excel for basic data manipulation and analysis and are not aware of its sophisticated data management and charting techniques and advanced data analysis capability.

This course will build the participant’s current Excel skills on the use of Excel’s powerful tools for data management and statistical analysis.

Target Participants

This course is aimed at professionals in different areas of practice who are looking at improving their data management and analysis skills using Excel.

Course duration

5 days

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

· Analyze relationships across information and data using MS Excel

· Generate data forecasts using MS Excel

· Organize data in a more structured manner

· Analyze data effectively using various MS Excel techniques

· Apply most appropriate charting technique data

Course Outline

Introduction to Excel Environment

· Cell referencing, cell formatting and entering formula

· Variables in Excel

· Introduction to Excel Tables

· Filtering data

· Sorting data

· Use of conditional formatting

Data Cleaning and manipulation using Excel

· Importing data into Workbook

· Move, copy, resize and delete columns and/or rows and/or sheets

· Format cell contents

· Clear formatting and cell contents

· Find and Replace data

· Cleaning Data with Text Functions

Using PivotTables

· Running the PivotTable Wizard

· Pivot Table Field Options

· Pivot Table Design and Options

· Building PivotTable Formulas

· Pivot Charts

Using Charts in Excel

· Selecting a Chart Type

· Working with Chart Styles

· Changing Chart Layout

· Changing a Chart’s Location

· Formatting 3-D Charts

Excel Statistic Functions

· Counting Items in a Data Set

· Average and Average IF

· Means, Modes, and Medians

· Min Max

· Finding Values, Ranks, and Percentiles

· Standard Deviations and Variances

· Normal Distributions

Descriptive Statistics using Excel

· Using the Excel Analysis tool pack

· Creating a Histogram

· Ranking by Percentile

· Calculating Moving Averages

· Exponential Smoothing

Inferential Statistics using Excel

· Using the t-test Data Analysis Tool

· Performing z-test Calculations

· Using the Correlation Analysis Tool

· Using the Regression Data Analysis Tool

· Using the Covariance Analysis Tool

· Using the ANOVA Data Analysis Tools

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]
Training venue

The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.


The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Individual Price Kenyan - KES 80,000, International - USD 950
Location Nairobi

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