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DATA ANALYSIS TRAINING OVERVIEW

An increasing demand for young professionals who are proficient in data analysis to identify trends and patterns for limitless business growth cannot be discounted. Among the various digital tools used for data analysis, Microsoft Excel is the most popular. A research report by Burning Glass Technologies has confirmed that 8 out of 10 middle skills jobs require proficiency in Excel. It is against this background that AYE has developed the Data Analysis training to offer young professionals the needed Excel skills to help them break into the next level of their professional endeavors. This professional development training is fully funded by AYE and will come at no cost to participants.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

Our training is suitable for young business owners, early in career professionals, high school graduates and college graduates who are looking for additional skills to advance their careers. Exceptions may be provided.

B E N E F I T S

  • Improve your chance of getting high paying jobs.
  • Increase your chance of getting promoted.
  • Become increasingly efficient by removing manual work and redundancy.
  • Make sound business decisions based on concrete data.

AT COURSE COMPLETION
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO

  • Leverage features of Excel to facilitate business decisions.
  • Gather and synthesize data.
  • Combine data from multiple sources using lookup functions.
  • Identify trends and patterns in a large dataset.
  • Summarize and analyze large amounts of data using PivotTables and Charts.
  • Export and Import Data, Sort, Filter, Concatenate, Conditional formatting and Text to Columns.
  • Create interactive reports and shareable content using info-graphic platforms.
  • Young professionals between the ages of 18 to 35.
  • Basic computer knowledge is required.
  • No programming experience required.
  • Laptop and Access to Internet to Perform take home Final Project.

There will be six consecutive classroom sessions on every Saturday from June 20th to August 1st from 2pm to 5pm. Participants are required to attend at least 5 classes to complete the training successfully.

*** There will be no class on Sat, July 4, 2015.

VENUE

The Worcester Public Library
9 Salem Street
Worcester,
MA 01608
DATE TIME
Saturday, June 20, 2015 2pm – 5pm
Saturday, June 27, 2015 2pm – 5pm
Saturday, July 11, 2015 2pm – 5pm
Saturday, July 18, 2015 2pm – 5pm
Saturday, July 25, 2015 2pm – 5pm
Saturday, August 1, 2015 2pm – 5pm

WHO ARE WE

African Youth Excellence, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to honing and developing the skills and talents of young Africans abroad. We embrace the culture of excellence and professionalism in order to help young Africans develop skills that are relevant to today’s economy.

This initiative is in collaboration with the Worcester Public Library. Learn more about the Worcester Public Library on their website; www.worcpublib.org.