Data Analytics @ Work

Learn simple but powerful ways to work with data 

Have you ever wondered how you could generate relevant information and gain insights from your data using Microsoft Excel? Become an Excel power user and increase your job efficiency by equipping yourself with emerging data analysis skills in an increasingly digitalised workplace. 


About the Course

Developed in partnership with Deloitte, this basic level course is designed to equip you with relevant Excel skills for the purpose of analysing data in business applications.


You will learn how to import data from various sources, merge data and organise them for visual presentation, and analyse the data to gain insights to support decision making. 

Key Takeaways

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

  • Structure, clean, validate, and mine large datasets

  • Prepare classic horizontal-vertical financial statement analyses

  • Apply graphical and statistical analytics tools to reveal patterns, signals, and meanings in the data

  • Produce robust project finance analyses (including NPV and RoI)

  • Build simple models to forecast trends

  • Create dashboards and geospatial presentations within MS Excel to aid communication 


Participants should be familiar with Microsoft Excel and be able to write and edit basic formulae and functions. 

Who Should Attend

Managers, Data Analysts, Professionals, Executives and support staff invovled in data collection, analysis and presentation for management decision making 

Level of Proficiency



Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises and case studies.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of participation issued by the Singapore Management University.

Type of Course



Data Analytics, Finance

Instructional Methods and Learning Activities

Lectures, Discussions, Case Studies


The course is subsidised by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

SkillsFuture Credit is also applicable


SkillsFuture Series

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees; and 80% of basic hourly salary capped at $7.50/hr for local employees of SMEs

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via



Full Fee: S$856 per participant (including GST)


Nett fee payable after SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Funding:

  • S$256.80 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$96.80 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Course Dates

17 April 2018


About the Trainer


Samuel Camass

Samuel Cammiss

Director, Deloitte SEA Innovation


Samuel is Director of the Deloitte Southeast Asia Innovation Team, an innovation unit that accelerates new products and services, builds new capabilities, and enables open innovation for Deloitte and our clients.


His experience spans the strategies and tactics of new business ventures and organisational transformation - seeking balance between innovation, risk, and sustainability.


In the field of innovation, Sammuel works on

  • Digital transformation, focussing on cognitive technologies and analytics

  • Seeding and enabling innovation cultures through new skills and relationships

  • Gearing new ventures and new collaborations for growth and resilience


His current projects are centered on technology foresight, open innovation, and risk management.