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Course Overview

There is a tsunami of information in the world resulting from our use of the Internet. The challenge we face is how to sort through all this volume of information and to pick data that is vital to our work. How can we work smarter and be more productive? Business Analytics skills will help. However, the challenge is knowing how to introduce it and adopt it in your business.

This workshop provides a jumpstart to Business Analytics. You will learn the importance of analytics, get hands-on experience in handling data, as well as learn to create interactive dashboards. This workshop will also showcase the potential and possibilities of doing more with advanced business analytics skills.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is targeted at executives, managers and decision makers who would like to have a hands-on introduction to business analytics. You should possess basic Excel knowledge. No programming is required.

What You'll Learn

After the workshop, participants should be able to:

1.     Understand the importance of Analytics in the workplace

2.     Perform basic data preparation using Excel

3.     Create interactive dashboards for data visualization using Excel

4.     Appreciate the capabilities of Analytics software tools 

Introduction to Analytics

  • What and Why of Analytics
  • Skill set for Analytics
  • Applications of Analytics

Business Analytics Life Cycle

  • Data Preparation – hands-on practice in data cleaning
  • Data Exploration – hands-on creation of interactive dashboard
  • Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
  • Text Mining and Trending Analytics Tools
    • Overview of Text Mining
    • Software demonstration on Predictive Modelling
    • Software demonstration on latest trends in visualization tools





Participants who meet at least 75% of the required course attendance and attempt the assessment will be awarded the Certificate of Performance.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Not Available


1 day

9.00am - 5.00pm

Register Interest

Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


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Course Fees

Fees Type Course Fees
(w GST) 
Singapore Citizens
Full Course Fee / Repeat Students S$321.00
Aged 40 and above / SME-sponsored S$36.30
Aged below 40 S$96.30
Non-Singapore Citizens
Full Course Fee / Repeat Students S$324.00
Singapore Permanent Residents / Long-Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holder S$97.20
SME-sponsored (Singapore Permanent Residents) / Long-Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holder) S$37.20

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757


  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.