Course Detail(IT027C : Interactive Dashboard: Designing Visually Appealing Reports)

SDF Funding, SkillsFuture Credit, UTAP Funding

IT027C : Interactive Dashboard: Designing Visually Appealing Reports

14.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, we will be changing the format of this course into a Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date. Please sign up for a Zoom account (https://zoom.us/) if you currently do not have an account. 

The live webinar session is eligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding.
Please proceed to submit your claim application as per usual as there are no changes to funding application procedures. On SSG portal, please take note to select the correct course title, which includes the term "Synchronous e-learning".


Notice
 
Our Computer Lab is equipped with Microsoft Excel 2016 & 2010. Due to compatibility issue, Excel 2013 will not be provided.
 
You may opt to bring along your laptop if you wish to use Excel 2013.
 
Programme Objective

A picture speaks a thousand words. Dashboards are data synthesized into meaningful visualizations, appealing to the end users. Dashboard containing reports with summarised information rather than raw data with numbers in neat formatting, totals and sub-totals.
With the use of advanced business techniques, dashboard can enhance decision making process through building of powerful charts.

Understanding why data visualization is becoming more important within business intelligence (BI) and analytics.

  • Building your data model
  • Conceptualising your designs
  • Automating the reports
  • Create dashboards which are visually appealing to the visual learners, interactive and user-friendly.

Programme Outline

  • Moving from Spreadsheets to Dashboards
  • Define the difference between reports and dashboards
  • How to categorise dashboards
  • Establish visualization
  • Design Principles How to Develop a Data Model
  • What are the best practices in Data Modelling
  • Using advanced excel functions to bring together data from different sources and enable users to query and present the data in a variety of formats
  • Establish visualization
  • How to effectively leverage Excel charts to synthesize your data into meaningful visualizations
  • Selecting the best display medium
  • Understanding of how to choose and design the best display medium to enable clear and effective communication
  • How to use advanced business techniques to enhance decision making process through building of powerful charts
  • Techniques to automate your presentation processes
  • Clear understanding of how macros can aid in dashboard presentations
  • Introduction of interactive controls that can allow direct user interface and allow them to easily navigate through and interact with your dashboard
  • How to communicate with the Outside world?
  • Case studies
  • Participants to apply principles learned to Design and Present a dashboard
To view our full list of Infocomm courses, please click here.
 
Training Methodology

Lecture style, with computer hands-on Exercises
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 Week before Programme or Until Full Enrolment

Intended For

A programme for accountants, finance personnel, Accounts Managers, Managers and Executives who have to prepare and present monthly / weekly dashboards and KPI reports with data exported from systems.

Competency Mapping

Others = 14.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

05 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
06 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Wong Suet Yin

Date & Time

19 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
20 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Wong Suet Yin

Date & Time

25 Jul 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
26 Jul 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Wong Suet Yin

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Funding

1] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 26 Jan 2021
Course Reference Number: TGS-2020500501

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees. 

On 1 Oct 2020, the Government provided a one-off SkillsFuture Credit Top-up of $500 for all eligible Singaporeans aged 25 or above by 31 Dec 2020. Singaporeans aged 40 to 60 by 31 Dec 2020 will also receive an Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) of $500 which can be used for courses under: (i) SGUnited Skills Programme, (ii) SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training, and (iii) Career Transition Programmes. This additional SFC (Mid-Career Support) is NOT applicable for use on ISCA courses. (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit)

If you wish to enrol for the course with SFC Funding, please proceed with the following steps:

Failure to submit claim application and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in topping up of the SFC indicated for use. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.


2] WDA Training Grant - SDF Funding
This course is approved for SDF funding ($2 per training hour) for Company-sponsored participants only (Eligibility criteria apply). 

Funding Period: Until 26 Jan 2021
Funded Hours: 14 hours
Course Reference Number: TGS-2020500501

If you wish to enrol participants with SDF Funding, please proceed with the following steps (For Corporate enrolments only) :

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for WDA Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SDF funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
     

 

For course run start date before 1 Nov 2020, submit training grant application in SCN until 30 Nov 2020.

For course run start date on or after 1 Nov 2020, Enterprises/employers are NOT required to log into TPGateway/SCN to submit training grant.

Remarks

Step 2: After receiving email that the programme status is confirmed, please proceed to submit the Training Grant application via SkillsConnect Portal (https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/).

Employers of company-sponsored participants must submit training grant via SkillsConnect to obtain training grant for course fees. You may submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date.

The employee’s enrolment, attendance and assessment recordswill be submitted by ISCA onto TPGateway.


Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).

3] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members.

NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. *This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2020 – 31 March 2021.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.

To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

 

Programme Facilitator(s)


Wong Suet Yin
CA (Singapore) 

 
Suet Yin graduated from the National University of Singapore with an accounting degree and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). 
 
She has more than 20 years of working experience in the area of accounting, tax, project management and training. She held several management positions with large MNCs. Suet Yin is very passionate in training and is always ready to share her knowledge with others. She adopts a pragmatic real world approach during training and believes in 'fun - have a good time'.

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, we will be changing the format of this course into a Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date. Please sign up for a Zoom account (https://zoom.us/) if you currently do not have an account. 

The live webinar session is eligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding.
Please proceed to submit your claim application as per usual as there are no changes to funding application procedures. On SSG portal, please take note to select the correct course title, which includes the term "Synchronous e-learning".


Notice
 
Our Computer Lab is equipped with Microsoft Excel 2016 & 2010. Due to compatibility issue, Excel 2013 will not be provided.
 
You may opt to bring along your laptop if you wish to use Excel 2013.
 
Programme Objective

A picture speaks a thousand words. Dashboards are data synthesized into meaningful visualizations, appealing to the end users. Dashboard containing reports with summarised information rather than raw data with numbers in neat formatting, totals and sub-totals.
With the use of advanced business techniques, dashboard can enhance decision making process through building of powerful charts.

Understanding why data visualization is becoming more important within business intelligence (BI) and analytics.

  • Building your data model
  • Conceptualising your designs
  • Automating the reports
  • Create dashboards which are visually appealing to the visual learners, interactive and user-friendly.

Programme Outline

  • Moving from Spreadsheets to Dashboards
  • Define the difference between reports and dashboards
  • How to categorise dashboards
  • Establish visualization
  • Design Principles How to Develop a Data Model
  • What are the best practices in Data Modelling
  • Using advanced excel functions to bring together data from different sources and enable users to query and present the data in a variety of formats
  • Establish visualization
  • How to effectively leverage Excel charts to synthesize your data into meaningful visualizations
  • Selecting the best display medium
  • Understanding of how to choose and design the best display medium to enable clear and effective communication
  • How to use advanced business techniques to enhance decision making process through building of powerful charts
  • Techniques to automate your presentation processes
  • Clear understanding of how macros can aid in dashboard presentations
  • Introduction of interactive controls that can allow direct user interface and allow them to easily navigate through and interact with your dashboard
  • How to communicate with the Outside world?
  • Case studies
  • Participants to apply principles learned to Design and Present a dashboard
To view our full list of Infocomm courses, please click here.
 
Training Methodology

Lecture style, with computer hands-on Exercises
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 Week before Programme or Until Full Enrolment

Intended For

A programme for accountants, finance personnel, Accounts Managers, Managers and Executives who have to prepare and present monthly / weekly dashboards and KPI reports with data exported from systems.

Competency Mapping

Others = 14.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Wong Suet Yin
CA (Singapore) 

 
Suet Yin graduated from the National University of Singapore with an accounting degree and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). 
 
She has more than 20 years of working experience in the area of accounting, tax, project management and training. She held several management positions with large MNCs. Suet Yin is very passionate in training and is always ready to share her knowledge with others. She adopts a pragmatic real world approach during training and believes in 'fun - have a good time'.

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

05 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
06 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 679.45
For Non-Members: $ 815.34

Programme Facilitator(s)

Wong Suet Yin

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709