Data Analytics – Visualization Pivotal Insights

Course Description

There has been growing interest in analytics over the past decade; particularly how data can be leveraged to create value for organizations through analytics, by augmenting and improving the decision-making processes. To the point where many organizations have sought to build core competencies in analytics to fuel their growth. Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than hard data and technology capabilities to succeed in analytics; it takes the right combination of hard and soft skills to capitalize on the data advantage.


Target Audience

Analysts or Professionals with Analytics responsibilities, who are looking to be more effective in presenting complex data analyses to audiences Managers responsible for managing and supervising a team of analysts All other professionals with a keen interest in developing strong foundations in data analytics


Course Outcome

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Grasp data analytics fundamentals and its sustainable components.

  • Recognize the role of Data Visualization in maximizing analytics value.

  • Understand key considerations for designing effective visualizations.

  • Learn to assemble visualizations into impactful dashboards.

  • Explore various analytical and visualization techniques for data insights.


Course Outline

What is Analytics and what it takes to create sustainable value chain

  • This segment seeks to define what analytics is and isn’t, why it matters in today world and what it takes to build sustainable value.

  • Delegates will also be introduced to the analytics value chain

Translating data to insights and insights to decisions

  • This segment provides an overview to the six-step approach to conducting analytics. Delegates will see how the analytics process really works; and seeks to dispel several myths about the process

The Analytics Value Chain and role of Data Visualization and Communication

  • It takes more than just data to deliver value in analytics; it takes the right combination of hard and soft data skills; particularly the soft skills in interpreting the analytical outcomes in the right context

Conveying the message through Data Visualization

  • Key principles in Data visualization

  • Thought process in selecting the right visualization for the intended message

  • Finding the right message

  • The required comparison to convey the message

  • Electing the right visualization

  • Hands-on exercises on MS Excel

Self Service Analytics using Infographics

  • What is an infographic?

  • Why deploy infographics?

  • Class Exercise: Building interactive infographic on MS Excel Analysis

Self Service Analytics using Dashboards

  • What is a dashboard?

  • Why deploy dashboards?

  • When do you deploy dashboards and how do you measure success?

  • Key design requirements: Purpose, Development & Delivery

  • Class Exercise: Building interactive dashboards on MS Excel Analysis

Exposure to other data visualization tools in the market


Course Fees (Incl GST)

SCAL Member: $380.00

Non - Member: $450.00


Speaker Profiles


Derrick consults and leads engagements to help clients liberate their data for analytics, to glean relevant and actionable insights from their data; engagements span across many sectors, functions and regions including Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Government, Human Resources, Finance & F&B across the Asia Pacific region.

He is also an Associate trainer with the Civil Service College, Aventis School of Management and BCA Academy, specifically focused in developing and delivering analytics related curriculum, including the HR analytics curriculum for the Singapore Public Service.

Prior to establishing FYT, Derrick led the formation and establishment of the Global People Analytics Centre of Excellence (COE) for a multinational healthcare company with >US$30 Billion revenue. He is also an experienced management and analytics consultant with top-tier firms, multinational corporations, and government agencies, spanning various functions, sectors and geographies.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National University of Singapore as well as an MBA from the University of Southern California



An engineer by training, Hua Keong has over 22 years of experience across the engineering and construction sectors; including roles as a General Manager and Director of a subsidiary of a local-listed construction company for more than 10 years, a Country Manager for MNC involved in geotechnical ground improvement work.

Prior to joining FYT Consulting, Hua Keong was the Business Development Director for a Singapore engineering technology start-up; his portfolio included overseeing sales teams in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia

Hua Keong an associate trainer/lecturer in SCAL and BCA Academy conducting analytics and engineering related curriculum

Hua Keong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical) from the National University of Singapore.


Michael Lee, MBA

Michael Lee is an associate of FYT Consulting Pte Ltd. An IT professional by training with more than 25 years of consulting & practical experience across many functions (sales, client management, business operations & customer service) throughout various roles (Vendor, Systems Integrator, Distributor and End-user) in both the public & private sector.

Prior to joining FYT Consulting, Michael has done consultancy and process re-engineering for several SMEs. He has also conducted numerous training sessions on Virtual Teaming for international banks and corporations. In addition, he has made many speaking engagements in Customer & Partner events, as well as in major international Sales Conferences.

Michael has managed the Asia Pacific Sales Operations for Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems. His portfolio included the day-to-day operations within Asia Pacific. He was also running the China sales for almost a year. Prior to that, Michael led the Asia Pacific Sales Operations for Cisco System and the Business Operations for Customer Service in Asia Pacific & Japan in Cisco. In addition, he headed a global Metrics & Business Intelligence team comprising members from Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas. Before joining Cisco, Michael worked for Peoplesoft, AT&T GIS, SAP and National Computer Systems (SCO).

Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Mathematics as well as an MBA from the National University of Singapore.

Course Duration

1.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 8.0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This online learning is not eligible for funding.


Course Brochure

Data Analytics - Visualization Pivotal Insights



PDU: 7 Units

CET: 7 Hours

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A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



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Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Tan Wei Xuan at 67939020 or email

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