Business Analytics with Excel Course Overview

Business Analytics with Excel 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 Course?

The Business Analytics with Excel Training is designed for individuals who want to gain practical skills in Microsoft Excel for data analysis and business decision-making. This Microsoft Excel Training 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 Course

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

Business Analytics with Excel Course Overview

Business Analytics with Excel is an essential skill in today's data-driven environment. Excel, being one of the most versatile tools, enables professionals to interpret and analyse data efficiently. This masterclass is designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, making it indispensable in the modern business landscape.

Proficiency in Excel Courses are crucial for making informed decisions and strategic business planning. It is particularly vital for professionals in roles such as Business Analysts, Project Managers, and Data Analysts. Mastering Excel for analytics allows these individuals to leverage data effectively, enhancing productivity and driving business success.

The Knowledge Academy’s 1-day training is structured to impart comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Excel's advanced analytics functions. Delegates will learn to navigate complex datasets, perform statistical analysis, and present data visually. The focused approach ensures that participants can immediately apply their skills to real-world scenarios, significantly boosting their analytical capabilities.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce delegates to the fundamentals of Business Analytics with Excel
  • To enhance proficiency in using Excel's advanced analytical tools and functions
  • To demonstrate how to manage and analyse large datasets effectively
  • To teach effective data visualisation techniques for business reporting
  • To develop skills in predictive analysis and forecasting using Excel

After completing this course, delegates will receive a certification in Business Analytics with Excel, affirming their proficiency in utilising Excel for advanced business analytics. This certification boosts employability and advancement in data analysis and business intelligence.

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

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

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Business Analytics with Excel Course. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Business Analytics with Excel Course, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Business Analytics with Excel Course. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Business Analytics with Excel Course sessions.


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Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Business Analytics with Excel Course 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 training fees for Business Analytics with Excel Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Business Analytics with Excel Course.
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