Using Business Analytics to Answer Business Questions

Date: 8 May, 12 May 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Online

Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview

Every organisation wants to enhance the value of their business. However, in the current scenario, it’s hard for many organisations to achieve it as they are not backed by solid data. Even if they have a huge amount of data, they are unable to generate actionable intelligence. By the way, it was never just about the data, it is the answers that are important. There could be various reasons for this, including lack of experience, resources and compelling learning materials. Re-introducing Actionable Intelligence which has the potential to answer the most challenging questions of “Where are we Today”, “Are we winning” and “How to Win Tomorrow”. With the advancements in technology, there are now various tools available which can help in answering these questions. While Business Intelligence(BI) appears to be a technology or data scientists function. The challenge in the application of BI is that it requires a thorough understanding of the business concepts and BI tools.

The course is focussed on the application of business intelligence. There will be business concepts, fundamentals of charting, and hands-on practice with PowerBI. The course will also cover all the necessary concepts in order to perform an analysis with PowerBI.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand why business intelligence is important
  • Understand database concepts for working with PowerBI
  • Explore different types of visualizations
  • Understand the functionalities of PowerBI for Business Intelligence
  • Hands-on with PowerBI Service
  • Hands-on with PowerBI Desktop


  • Why Data Visualisation
  • What is PowerBI and why use it
  • Introduction to PowerBI Desktop and Service
  • Visualisation Basics-Charts
  • Hands-on – PowerBI Service & PowerBI Desktop

Who Should Attend

Business Analysts and Non-Technical Professionals who are keen to go through the full development cycle of Power BI dashboard.

Technical Requirement

Participants should have a windows system that supports Microsoft Power BI Desktop. 

Course Convener

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eeeee Samantha Sow

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Course Fees

Singapore Citizens
39 years old or younger
40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.

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Course Code:
TGS-2020504947(Synchronous e-learning)

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Insights from Participants

This is a good course.
Xie Nanzheng

Good pace, and highly recommended course.


Course Fee Breakdown


Singapore Citizens

Singapore Citizens

39 years old or younger

Singapore Citizen

40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants