Data Analytics for Human Resource Managers using Advanced Excel Course


This course is designed to educate the HR Manager on how to use Excel as a better tool for their Office work.


5 days

Who should attend:

HR, General Managers, Office Administrators

Course Objective

By the end of the course one should be able to:

  • Work with Excel formulas and charts for analysis
  • Work with Excel for data visualization
  • Work with excel for HR roles such as payroll management, risk management and decision making
  • Use Excel for Creating reports dashboards

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Advanced Excel

  • Introduction excel shortcuts
  • Understand various excel setting
  • Understand the excel layout
  • Working With Microsoft Excel Fundamentals and numeric data
  • Saving Excel in different formats
  • Importing data into Excel

Module 2: Advanced Excel Formulas and Macros

  • Work with various advanced Excel data functions
  • Learn how to work with arrays and lists
  • Work with advanced logical formulas in excel
  • Work with advanced text formulas in excel
  • Understanding the basics of VBAs and Macros

Module 3: Data Visualization and analysis in Advanced Excel

  • Creating and Designing tables
  • Working with charts for data presentation
  • Work with slicers, sorting and filtering data and understanding the use references
  • Data summary and analysis using pivot tables and charts
  • Linking several worksheets
  • Combining several workbooks to create a summary
  • Securing and reviewing your worksheet
  • Tracking changes and comments

Module 4: Management and Decision making

  • Understand how to Identify, evaluate and manage business capital risk
  • Monte Carlo Simulation for Decision making
  • Decision Trees for Decision making
  • Forecasting
  • Learn Payroll Management
  • Understand Return of investment

Module 5: The HR dashboard and Analytics for presentation and reports

  • Introduction to data index and page layouts
  • Work with predictive attrition and animated macro charts
  • Understand the Vlookup and Hlookup analysis
  • Learn BVG and leave analysis, FNF and Exit Analysis
  • Learn how to group data and understand the Bradford Factor
  • Learn the HR update and HR Update calendar
  • Develop operational dashboards including business KPI’s
  • Use pivot tables and pivot charts to efficiently perform automated report writing and analysis

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.

Who else has taken this course?

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