MS Excel Excellence for Consulting Success: Mastering Data Analysis and Decision Support

Participants gain advanced skills in leveraging Excel’s features to provide strategic insights, enhancing their consulting capabilities and driving effective decision-making for clients.

About Course

Why Choose this Training Course?

This course focuses on equipping professionals with the specialized MS Excel skills they need in their consulting roles. 

This program will help existing Excel users, technical specialists, and aspiring management consultants to understand complex data analysis, financial modelling, and decision support.

The learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

· Develop proficiency in MS Excel by mastering advanced data functions

· Develop skills to effectively analyze data, make data-driven decisions, and provide insights

· Learn to create insightful and visually appealing reports and dashboards

· Understand data validation and cleaning of datasets

· Streamline repetitive tasks through automation and VBA scripting

The target audience

This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals, including, but not limited to:

· Professionals in finance and strategy

· Financial -, Risk -, Data -, and Business Analysts

· Aspiring consultants

· Graduate Students

· Anyone seeking Advanced MS Excel Skills

Course delivery

Face-to-face training including real-world case studies with hands on exercises to practice for immediate feedback and support.

Group discussions are encouraged to share, collaborate, and discuss approaches to solve exercises and learn from one another.

Course Content

· Introduction to consultative roles using MS Excel – overview, requirements

· Advanced Functions & Formulas – logical, conditional, lookup, reference, financial, statistical functions, text functions for data cleaning

· Pivot table & Charts

· Data validation and assurance

· Advanced data sorting and filtering

· Scenario analysis and goal-seeking

· Advanced charting techniques

· Data visualization best practices

· Power query and data modelling

· Power pivot and DAX formulas

· Advanced scenario analysis and decision support

· External data connections

· Data consolidation and transformation

· Automation & replication with Macros & VBA

· Project based learning