# Excel For Statistical Data Analysis Training Course

## Overview

### Audience

Analysts, researchers, scientists, graduates and students and anyone who is interested in learning how to facilitate statistical analysis in Microsoft Excel.

### Course Objectives

This course will help improve your familiarity with Excel and statistics and as a result increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your work or research.

This course describes how to use the Analysis ToolPack in Microsoft Excel, statistical functions and how to perform basic statistical procedures. It will explain what Excel limitation are and how to overcome them.

## Requirements

Participants should be familiar with the basics of Excel and Statistics.

## Course Outline

### Aggregating Data in Excel

• Statistical Functions
• Outlines
• Subtotals
• Pivot Tables

### Data Relation Analysis

• Normal Distribution
• Descriptive Statistics
• Linear Correlation
• Regression Analysis
• Covariance

### Analysing Data in Time

• Trends/Regression line
• Linear, Logarithmic, Polynomial, Power, Exponential, Moving Average Smoothing
• Seasonal fluctuations analysis

### Comparing Populations

• Confidence Interval for the Mean
• Test of Hypothesis Concerning the Population Mean
• Difference Between Mean of Two Populations
• ANOVA: Analysis of Variances
• Goodness-of-Fit Test for Discrete Random Variables
• Test of Independence: Contingency Tables
• Test Hypothesis Concerning the Variance of Two Populations

### Forecasting

• Extrapolation