Managing Data @ Work

The best decisions are made with good information. Organisations today leverage data to make strategic business decisions. This course aims to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge in managing how data is created, stored, secured and accessed in the form of spreadsheets. This course will provide the foundation for participants and their organisations to organise and manage their data, creating an environment in which analytics can flourish.

Learning Objectives

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

  • outline the importance of data

  • distinguish between data and information

  • explain the various means and challenges of data collection, storage and dissemination

  • create a plan for effective workbook and worksheet design for capturing, organising and storing data in a spreadsheet

  • design, create and manage worksheets

  • describe the various data formats and their purpose

  • identify and utilise the appropriate formatting of data in a spreadsheet

  • describe the role of data rows versus data columns

Who should attend?

Managers, professionals, executives and support staff involved in data collection, preparation and presentation for analysis and decision making.

Entry Requirement

Suitable for all levels of experience


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of attendance requirement.

Course Date

20 March 2019
3 April 2019
12 Jun 2019
11 Sept 2019
2 Oct 2019

Course Duration

1 day

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic

Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
*SkillsFuture credit approved.
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Last updated on 16 May 2019

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If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.