Data Driven Decision Making Course

Data Driven Decision Making Course


Welcome to the Data-Driven Decision Making Course! In today's digital age, organizations are inundated with vast amounts of data from various sources. However, the ability to transform this data into actionable insights remains a challenge for many. This course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to harness the power of data for informed decision-making. Through a blend of theoretical concepts, practical examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will learn how to leverage data analytics techniques to drive strategic decisions, optimize processes, and gain a competitive edge in their industries.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understanding Data-Driven Decision Making: Develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and processes involved in data-driven decision making, including data collection, analysis, interpretation, and application.
  2. Leveraging Data Analytics Techniques: Learn how to apply a variety of data analytics techniques, such as descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics, to extract meaningful insights from data and inform decision-making processes.
  3. Enhancing Decision-Making Processes: Explore strategies for integrating data-driven insights into decision-making processes, including developing data-driven KPIs, conducting scenario analysis, and using data visualization tools to communicate findings effectively.
  4. Driving Business Performance and Innovation: Discover how data-driven decision making can drive business performance and innovation by enabling organizations to identify opportunities, mitigate risks, and optimize operations based on data-driven insights.
  5. Cultivating a Data-Driven Culture: Gain insights into the importance of fostering a data-driven culture within organizations, including promoting data literacy, establishing data governance frameworks, and encouraging collaboration across departments.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Improved Decision Making: Equipping employees with the skills to make data-driven decisions leads to better outcomes, as decisions are based on empirical evidence rather than intuition or guesswork.
  2. Enhanced Efficiency and Productivity: Data-driven decision making enables organizations to identify inefficiencies, streamline processes, and allocate resources more effectively, leading to improved efficiency and productivity.
  3. Increased Competitive Advantage: Organizations that embrace data-driven decision making gain a competitive edge by leveraging data analytics to identify market trends, customer preferences, and emerging opportunities faster and more accurately than competitors.
  4. Better Risk Management: By analyzing data, organizations can identify potential risks and vulnerabilities early on, allowing them to implement proactive measures to mitigate risks and prevent costly errors or setbacks.
  5. Continuous Improvement and Innovation: Data-driven decision making fosters a culture of continuous improvement and innovation by encouraging experimentation, learning from past experiences, and adapting strategies based on data-driven insights.

Target Participants:

 This course is designed for professionals at all levels who are involved in decision-making processes within their organizations. It is suitable for executives, managers, analysts, and other professionals who seek to enhance their decision-making skills and leverage data analytics techniques to drive better outcomes. Participants should have a basic understanding of data concepts and tools but no prior experience in data analytics is required.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Data-Driven Decision Making
    • Overview of data-driven decision-making principles and processes
    • Importance of data-driven decision making in today's business environment
    • Case Study: Analyzing the impact of data-driven decision making on organizational performance
  2. Data Collection and Preparation
    • Techniques for collecting, cleaning, and preparing data for analysis
    • Data quality assurance and validation processes
    • Case Study: Preparing and cleaning data for analysis in a real-world business scenario
  3. Descriptive Analytics: Understanding Past Performance
    • Introduction to descriptive analytics techniques for summarizing and visualizing historical data
    • Key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics for measuring organizational performance
    • Case Study: Analyzing historical sales data to identify trends and patterns
  4. Predictive Analytics: Forecasting Future Trends
    • Introduction to predictive analytics techniques for forecasting future trends and outcomes
    • Building predictive models using regression analysis, time series analysis, and machine learning algorithms
    • Case Study: Predicting customer churn using machine learning algorithms
  5. Prescriptive Analytics: Optimizing Decision Making
    • Introduction to prescriptive analytics techniques for optimizing decision making and resource allocation
    • Decision optimization models, simulation techniques, and scenario analysis
    • Case Study: Optimizing inventory management using prescriptive analytics techniques
  6. Data Visualization and Communication
    • Principles of data visualization for communicating insights effectively
    • Tools and techniques for creating visualizations, dashboards, and reports
    • Case Study: Creating interactive dashboards to communicate key performance metrics
  7. Integrating Data-Driven Insights into Decision Making
    • Strategies for integrating data-driven insights into decision-making processes
    • Developing data-driven KPIs, conducting scenario analysis, and using data visualization tools
    • Case Study: Using data-driven insights to inform strategic decision-making processes


Essential Information


  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.
  10. Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.


Course Date Duration Location Registration
12/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
09/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
07/10/2024 To 11/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
04/11/2024 To 08/11/2024 5 Days Dubai, UAE
02/12/2024 To 06/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/12/2024 To 03/01/2025 5 Days Nairobi Kenya