Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulation using Excel Course

Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulation using Excel Course

Course Date Duration Location Registration
02/10/2023 To 06/10/2023 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/10/2023 To 20/10/2023 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
30/10/2023 To 03/11/2023 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
27/11/2023 To 01/12/2023 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
18/12/2023 To 22/12/2023 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
22/01/2024 To 26/01/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
22/01/2024 To 26/01/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/02/2024 To 09/02/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
19/02/2024 To 23/02/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
19/02/2024 To 23/02/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
04/03/2024 To 08/03/2024 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
18/03/2024 To 22/03/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
18/03/2024 To 22/03/2024 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
15/04/2024 To 19/04/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
15/04/2024 To 19/04/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
13/05/2024 To 17/05/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
13/05/2024 To 17/05/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
10/06/2024 To 14/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
10/06/2024 To 14/06/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
17/06/2024 To 21/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
24/06/2024 To 28/06/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
08/07/2024 To 12/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
08/07/2024 To 12/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
22/07/2024 To 26/07/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
05/08/2024 To 09/08/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 09/08/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
19/08/2024 To 23/08/2024 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
02/09/2024 To 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/09/2024 To 06/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/09/2024 To 20/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
23/09/2024 To 27/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
07/10/2024 To 11/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
21/10/2024 To 25/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
21/10/2024 To 25/10/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
04/11/2024 To 08/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
11/11/2024 To 15/11/2024 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
18/11/2024 To 22/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
25/11/2024 To 29/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
09/12/2024 To 13/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
09/12/2024 To 13/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/12/2024 To 20/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
16/12/2024 To 20/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya


The Data Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation using Excel course provide participants with practical skills to analyze data, build models, and perform simulations using Microsoft Excel. This course is designed to enhance participants' proficiency in data analysis techniques, advanced Excel functionalities, and modeling approaches. Participants will learn to leverage Excel's capabilities to gain valuable insights from data, create predictive models, and simulate scenarios for decision-making.


The primary objective of this course is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively analyze data, build models, and perform simulations using Excel. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of data analysis and modeling concepts.
  2. Master advanced Excel functionalities and techniques for data analysis.
  3. Apply statistical methods to analyze and interpret data accurately.
  4. Build predictive models to forecast trends and make informed decisions.
  5. Develop simulation models to evaluate scenarios and assess risks.
  6. Utilize Excel's built-in tools and add-ins for data analysis and modeling.
  7. Present data analysis results and insights effectively using visualizations.

Organizational Benefits:

 Organizations that invest in training their employees in data analysis, modeling, and simulation using Excel can reap numerous benefits, including:

  1. Improved decision-making: Participants will acquire skills to analyze complex data, build models, and simulate scenarios, leading to better-informed decision-making processes.
  2. Enhanced data-driven insights: Leveraging advanced Excel functionalities, organizations can extract valuable insights from their data, enabling them to identify patterns, trends, and opportunities.
  3. Efficient resource allocation: By utilizing predictive models and simulations, organizations can optimize resource allocation, minimize risks, and improve operational efficiency.
  4. Increased productivity: Proficiency in Excel's data analysis capabilities allows employees to perform tasks more efficiently, saving time and effort in data manipulation and interpretation.
  5. Enhanced business performance: By leveraging data analysis and modeling techniques, organizations can identify areas for improvement, optimize processes, and achieve better business outcomes.

Who Should Attend:

 This course is beneficial for professionals involved in data analysis, business intelligence, financial analysis, operations management, and related fields. It is suitable for:

  1. Data analysts and data scientists
  2. Financial analysts and investment professionals
  3. Business intelligence professionals
  4. Operations managers and analysts
  5. Project managers
  6. Marketing and sales professionals
  7. Anyone seeking to enhance their data analysis and modeling skills using Excel

Duration: 5 Days

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Data Analysis and Modeling

  • Fundamentals of data analysis
  • Introduction to modeling and simulation
  • Excel as a tool for data analysis and modeling

Module 2: Advanced Excel Functions and Formulas

  • Advanced formulas and functions in Excel (e.g., VLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH, IF-ELSE statements)
  • Array formulas and advanced calculations
  • Data validation and conditional formatting

Module 3: Data Cleaning and Preparation

  • Data cleaning techniques (e.g., removing duplicates, handling missing values)
  • Data transformation and manipulation
  • Data integration from multiple sources

Module 4: Descriptive Statistics and Data Visualization

  • Measures of central tendency and dispersion
  • Histograms and frequency distributions
  • Creating charts and graphs for data visualization

Module 5: Statistical Analysis in Excel

  • Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals
  • Correlation and regression analysis
  • ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) and t-tests

Module 6: Predictive Modeling with Excel

  • Linear regression modeling
  • Time series forecasting techniques
  • Evaluating model performance and accuracy

Module 7: Optimization Modeling in Excel

  • Introduction to optimization modeling
  • Linear programming and goal seeking
  • Solver add-in for optimization problems

Module 8: Data Tables and What-If Analysis

  • Creating data tables for sensitivity analysis
  • Scenario Manager for multiple what-if scenarios
  • Goal Seek for target-seeking analysis

Module 9: Simulation Modeling in Excel

  • Introduction to simulation modeling
  • Monte Carlo simulation techniques
  • Building simulation models for risk analysis

Module 10: Visualizing Data Analysis Results

  • Advanced charting techniques in Excel
  • Sparklines and data bars for quick visualizations
  • Interactive dashboards and reports

Module 11: Power Query and Power Pivot for Data Analysis

  • Importing and transforming data using Power Query
  • Creating data models with Power Pivot
  • DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) formulas for advanced calculations

Module 12: Advanced PivotTable Techniques

  • Creating PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Grouping and filtering data in PivotTables
  • Calculated fields and calculated items in PivotTables

Module 13: Advanced Data Analysis Tools in Excel

  • Goal Seek and Solver for optimization
  • Analysis ToolPak for statistical analysis
  • What-If Analysis tools for scenario planning

Module 14: Database Functions in Excel

  • Lookup functions (e.g., VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP)
  • Database functions (e.g., DSUM, DCOUNT)
  • PivotTable with external data sources

Module 15: Advanced Data Visualization Techniques

  • Advanced chart types and formatting options
  • Conditional formatting for data visualization
  • Creating dynamic and interactive charts

Module 16: Data Analysis and Visualization with Power BI

  • Introduction to Power BI
  • Connecting to data sources
  • Creating interactive visualizations and dashboards

Module 17: Automation and Macros in Excel

  • Introduction to Excel macros
  • Recording and editing macros
  • Automation using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Module 18: Integration with External Data Sources

  • Importing data from databases (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Importing data from web sources
  • Real-time data integration using APIs

Module 19: Statistical Analysis using Excel Add-ins

  • Introduction to Excel add-ins for statistical analysis
  • Using add-ins for advanced analytics (e.g., regression analysis, time series forecasting)

Module 20: Advanced Modeling Techniques

  • Nonlinear regression modeling
  • Decision tree modeling
  • Neural network modeling

Module 21: Data Analysis in Excel for Finance

  • Financial statement analysis
  • Valuation modeling (e.g., discounted cash flow, financial ratios)
  • Portfolio analysis and risk management

Module 22: Data Analysis in Excel for Operations Management

  • Inventory analysis and optimization
  • Supply chain modeling and simulation
  • Process improvement and Six Sigma analysis

Module 23: Data Analysis in Excel for Marketing

  • Customer segmentation and profiling
  • Market research analysis
  • Campaign performance analysis

Module 24: Data Analysis in Excel for Sales

  • Sales forecasting and trend analysis
  • Customer relationship analysis
  • Sales territory optimization

Module 25: Data Analysis in Excel for Human Resources

  • Employee performance analysis
  • Workforce planning and talent management
  • Compensation and benefits analysis

Module 26: Data Analysis in Excel for Project Management

  • Project performance tracking and analysis
  • Gantt chart creation and analysis
  • Resource allocation and optimization

Module 27: Data Analysis in Excel for Quality Management

  • Statistical process control (SPC) analysis
  • Root cause analysis and corrective actions
  • Quality improvement and defect analysis

Module 28: Data Analysis in Excel for Healthcare Management

  • Patient data analysis and healthcare outcomes
  • Healthcare quality analysis and improvement
  • Healthcare cost analysis

Module 29: Data Analysis in Excel for Education Management

  • Student performance analysis
  • Education outcomes analysis
  • Resource allocation and optimization

Module 30: Data Analysis in Excel for Nonprofit Organizations

  • Fundraising and donor analysis
  • Program performance analysis
  • Impact measurement and reporting

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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