Microsoft Excel for Agriculture Professionals Course

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July 2024

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MEA29 22 Jul 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 10 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 166,000 | $2,200 Register
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22 Jul - 2 Aug
10 days
KES 166,000 | $2,200
15 Jul - 26 Jul
10 days
KES 165,000 | $2,200
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10 days
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15 Jul - 26 Jul
10 days
- | $4,400
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10 days
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Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet that is easy to use and allows you to store, manipulate, analyse and visualize data. It also supports databases, graphics and presentation features. It is a powerful research tool that needs a minimum of teaching. It not only makes statistics enjoyable, it also brings life to numerical work.

This course gives practical experience in the use of Microsoft Excel for data summary, presentation and for other basic statistical work. It concentrates on areas where Excel really can excel, such as array functions. We look at data entry and management, pivot tables, and graphics


10 days.


Practitioners in the area of Agriculture extension who include: NGO extension workers, National and County government employers from various ministries and departments and government authorities directly and indirectly involved in Agriculture extension work, Policymakers and officials from the private sector and farmers amongst others

Course Level:


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to turn their general Excel capabilities into skills in the use of Excel for data processing and basic statistical applications.

Course Outline

Module 1:

  • Structured tables
  • Data entry and validation
  • Learning formula fundamentals
  • Creating formulas and their automatic application
  • Using references & named ranges

Module 2:

  • Using special text functions for Agriculture extension-related applications
  • Using logical functions to get desirable results

Module 3:

  • Using pivot tables and charts
  • Create a PivotTable Framework
  • Good statistical graphics
  • Conditional operations and array functions
  • Data summary and analysis; pros and cons of the Analysis Toolpak

Module 4:

  • Lookup function for Agriculture extension usage

Lesson 5:

  • Protecting your data forms from invalid data entry
  • Recording MACROS & automating Work

Module 6:

  • Linking several worksheets
  • Combining several workbooks to create a summary

Module 7:

  • Securing and reviewing your worksheet
  • Tracking changes and comments
  • Hiding and protecting formulas

Module 8:

  • Mini Project and Recap

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The instructor-led training are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals 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).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered at our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through the bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected].

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