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Quantitative Data Management And Analysis With Sas Workshop


This course teaches participant on how to create interactive Excel dashboards that update with the click of the Refresh button, or with a simple copy and paste of your new data into your spreadsheet. Excel Dashboards provide insight, analysis and even alerts. They are interactive and dynamic, and have a wide range of applications, providing help with project management, customer service, KPI management, forecasting and so on. They usually fit on one page, displaying key trends, comparisons and data in small graphs or tables. This makes them easy to read and digest the information


At the end of course participants should be able to:

·       Creating Professional Dashboards

·       Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts, Conditional Formatting, Functions, Formulas and Macros

·       Create visualizations charts


5 Days


The course targets anyone with an advanced knowledge of Excel who wants to learn how to create dashboards which will enhance their spreadsheets with easily understood and interactive data displays.


MODULE 1:  Introduction to Dashboards


MODULE 2:  Inserting Graphics for a Dashboard

·       Inserting a Chart

·       Sparkline’s with Dashboards

·       Tables to Dynamically Link Charts & Lists

·       Linking Charts Across Worksheets

 MODULE 3: Functions and Formulas

·       The OFFSET Function

·       Nested IF Statements Using the AND and OR Operators

·       VLOOKUPs

·       The MATCH Function

 MODULE 4:  Dashboard Navigation

·       Creating Bespoke Navigation Bars

·       Creating Dashboard Links

·       Using Named Objects

 MODULE 5: Workbook’s Layout and Structure

·       Organizing Data in Data Tables using IFs

·       Table Formulas to Make Dynamic Charts

·       Table Formulas with Conditional Formatting

·       OFFSETs, VLOOKUPs and Name Range Lists

 MODULE 6:  Using Excel Objects for Specialist Dashboard Views

·       Adding a Data Bar into your Dashboard

·       Creating a Window Chart

·       Creating an Advanced Comparison Chart

·       Creating a Timeline Chart

 MODULE 7: Using Macros and VBA with Dashboards

·       Macros and the Visual Basic Interface

·       Configuring Controls using Macros

·       Ironing out Minor Issues in your Dashboard with VBA

·       The Select Case


·       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.

·       We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@skillsforafrica.org

·        The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI KENYA.

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

·       Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@skillsforafrica.org

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