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Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to MS Excel

  • What is Business Analytics?
  • What is MS Excel?
  • Features of MS Excel
  • Basic Worksheet Modelling
  • Range Names

Module 2: Functions

  • Lookup Functions
  • INDEX Function
  • MATCH Function
  • Text Functions
  • NPV and XNPV Functions
  • IRR, XIRR, and MIRR Functions
  • More Excel Financial Functions
  • IF, IFERROR, IFS, CHOOSE, and SWITCH Functions
  • OFFSET Function
  • INDIRECT Function

Module 3: Using Solver

  • Using Solver to Determine the Optimal Product Mix
  • Using Solver to Schedule Your Workforce
  • Using Solver to Solve Transportation or Distribution Problems
  • Using Solver for Capital Budgeting
  • Using Solver for Financial Planning
  • Using Solver to Rate Sports Teams

Module 4: Data in Excel

  • Importing Data from a Text File or Document
  • Geography and Stock Data Types
  • Validating Data
  • Summarising Data by Using Histograms and Pareto Charts
  • Summarising Data by Using Descriptive Statistics
  • Using Pivot Tables and Slicers to Describe Data
  • Data Model
  • Summarising Data with Database Statistical Functions
  • Consolidating Data

Module 5: Introduction to Variables

  • An Introduction to Random Variables
  • Binomial, Hypergeometric, and Binomial Random Variables
  • Poisson and Exponential Random Variable
  • Normal Random Variable and Z-Scores
  • Using the Lognormal Random Variable to Model Stock Prices

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Who should attend this Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course?

The Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course is designed for individuals who want to gain practical skills in using Microsoft Excel for data analysis and business decision-making. This course will benefit the following professionals:

  • Business Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Financial Analysts
  • Operations Managers
  • Marketing Researchers
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Consultants

Prerequisites of the Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course.

Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course Overview

Business Analytics (BA) is a combination of disciplines and technologies that use data analysis, statistical models, and other quantitative approaches to solve business issues. Many sectors and corporations continue to value Excel skills as a helpful approach to extracting meaningful data. In this training course, delegates will evaluate revenue patterns, operations, marketing trends using Excel and maintain profitability. Magnifying your skills by choosing our very popular Business Analytics with Excel training course will lead you to attain many more acknowledged employment opportunities such as product analysts, marketing analysts, senior revenue data analysts, and many other job opportunities globally.

The Knowledge Academy’s 1-day Business Analytics with Excel training course is designed to enlighten delegates with abundant knowledge of using Excel in business analytics. Delegates will learn about various functions of Excel to maintain the spreadsheet, create graphical visualisation, and take efficient decisions to achieve proficiency in the organisation. During the training course, they will also master the information about the basic worksheet modelling in business analytics.

It also accommodates the delegates with more knowledgeable concepts, such as:

  • To gain knowledge about IRR, XIRR, and MIRR functions
  • To understand more Excel financial functions
  • To use solver for financial planning
  • To use various solver to rate sports teams
  • To gain knowledge about Normal random variable and z-scores

At the end of this training course, delegates will acquire insights into all the different functions used in Excel. Delegates will also get familiar with summarising data using histograms and Pareto charts. Our highly expert trainer with abundant knowledge has curated this training course to drive the delegates to the path of gaining business analytics basics and enhancing data-driven decision-making skills.

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What’s included in this Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass Certificate                
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass FAQs


Business Analytics is used to drive practical and data-driven business decisions in an organisation. It shows how firms analyse historical data by using statistical methods and techniques to generate new insights and improve strategic decision-making.
There are no formal prerequisites in this Business Analytics with Excel training course.
This training course is ideal for anyone who wants to advance their knowledge about Excel using business analytics in the organisation.
MS Excel is a commonly used Microsoft Office application. It is a spreadsheet program used to save and analyse numerical data.
The best way to store data, access to data visualisation with charts, free templates to use, transform and clean data, ease in performing the calculations, etc., are the benefits of MS Excel.
This course is [ ] day(s)
Shinning out in this Business Analytics with Excel training course will ease you to attain many more outstanding designations such as financial analysts, administrative assistants, retail store managers, project managers, business analysts, accountants, and many other job roles.
Pursuing this Business Analytics with Excel training course will help you to learn about the functions of Excel, text functions, introduction to random variables, standard random variables and z-scores, INDIRECT functions, import data from a text file or document, summarise data by using histogram and Pareto charts, and many other important concepts.
The price for Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass certification in Australia starts from AUD1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Business Analytics with Excel Masterclass.

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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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