We hired NYIM training to provide Microsoft Excel training for UJA staff and it was the best technical training I have seen. Mourad Kattan is an outstanding facilitator and he packed the session with useful information and tips for everyone who was in the room. Also, additional video provided after the session helped to solidify the learning and review everything independently. Looking forward to bringing NYIM to UJA again in the near future!
Yelena K. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
The overall experience was great. I feel the instructor was well educated on the tools I needed in order to succeed in my current role. I would rate the preparation, use of time, knowledge of material and general kindness as one of the best training classes/sessions that I have ever attended. I have and will continue to recommend the folks at NYIM to others.
K. Burton of Microsoft attended Advanced Excel for Business
I've taken excel workshops before but the Excel for Business Bootcamp is one of my tops! The instructor was patient and knowledgeable. I really like the fact that you take away different resources and that you're able to retake the course for free within 6 months.
Sara A. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
I have taken two Excel classes at NYIM and they were both fantastic. Garfield is a really skilled teacher and I learned so much! I plan on taking more classes when I can. Highly recommend these classes!
Sandhya B. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
NYIM does incredible work! I did the 3-day Excel Bootcamp & it was amazing! Pooja, Tom & Garfield were incredibly knowledgeable & excellent teachers. They explained everything in an incredibly clear & concise manner. I would HIGHLY recommend NYIM/Career Centers for anyone looking for Excel training, or any other training that they have to offer!
Jonathan S. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
I enjoyed the Excel Bootcamp I took at NYIM. First, the trainers were very knowledgeable and took the time to explain the concepts in detail. Secondly, the course content is very rich. I found it quite voluminous though. But it is great to have printed material for reference. Thirdly, I loved how interactive classes were with trainers trying as best they could to provide help individually to students. I greatly recommend NYIM training.
Buri B. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
I took NYIM Training's Intermediate Excel 2016 training this week, and I was impressed by the content and the trainer, Mike. The in-class exercises were all in one multi-tab spreadsheet which included step-by-step instructions for almost all of these, and you send the spreadsheet with any notes you made to yourself at the end of the day for future reference. No wasted time. Plenty of opportunity for questions. I have had other computer training elsewhere, but NYIM was unique in providing big-picture methods, tips, and shortcuts that were useful even for Excel tasks I already knew well. Plus, coffee and snacks to keep you going!
Rob P. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Overall great experience in taking the Intermediate Excel Class today! Content was well organized and had appropriate progression from easy to more complex examples. Garfield, our instructor, was very knowledgabe, patient, and thorough. He also had a great sense of humor and kept the class interesting, time really flew by! I will be back to take the Advanced class and also the VBA.
Patrick M. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Just came out of my Excel Business training at NYIM. Garfield, the instructor, is really nice and very helpful. They are very professional and they provide all the necessary tools for the students to acquire all the info they need, and, in case you want to refresh your memory you can always retake the course for free within 6 months. Cool, huh?
Dana D. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
I took a SQL level 1 class on a Saturday and it was soo helpful. The instructor was humorous, extremely knowledgeable, and was an efficient communicator. He knew exactly how SQL was utilized in a real-world business aspect and was able to give examples of times you'd need to use certain queries and how they can be used most effectively.
Eric B. attended SQL Level I
Very informative classes. I took the excel beginner and intermediate courses. While the beginner course was very basic, it still offered a lot of tips that are commonly overlooked. As someone who has used excel before I appreciated these extra tips.
Dominique C. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
I felt that this class was a great introduction to SQL, coming from someone who had very little exposure to it before the class. They broke it down for us in a very comprehensible manner and provided examples along the way that we could practice. I look forward to taking Level 2!
Alie R. attended SQL Level I
High-quality VBA training in Excel--I've taken a couple of classes, and this was by far the best--Garfield was an excellent instructor--patient, clear, and helpful. Course content felt well thought out and organized-- a nice mix of working on mapped exercises to work on discrete skills with some room to work on any problems or concerns or thoughts you might have brought to class. The supplement files/exercises provided for post-class work are solid as well. I've received a greater amount of content from some places, but the files and materials here were much more workable and better-organized.
Rob W. attended Excel Programming with VBA
This company is amazing. I was able to go from little to no skill in excel to very good. I feel like I have years of experience l after just a few sessions. Highly recommended!!
Ben R. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
I took the SQL Level 1 course and had a great experience. The course was very thoughtfully laid out, with easy to follow materials provided. The teacher was great and answered all questions well. Overall, I definitely recommend the course and will be taking more courses from NYIM in the future.
Chris G. attended SQL Level I
I recently took an excel VBA Class here and it was extremely helpful! The first day was a bit of a refresher, but then the class really picked up! The instructor was extensively knowledgeable and passionate about the subject! Additionally, they were ready and willing to answer all student questions and emphasized the importance of us all being on the same page, so no one felt left out. The location is also very close to Penn station, which is a definite plus if you are traveling by train!
David C. attended Excel Programming with VBA
I took the 1-day Intermediate Excel class in-person at the NYIM center. Garfield is an excellent instructor - engaging and very knowledgeable. It was a small group setting with ~10 people, and we had one-on-one if needed. The space is comfortable with coffee and tea, and computers very good. You are able to access an online version of the training after completing the in person. I would highly recommend this class!
Liz P. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Took the SQL level 1 course with no prior knowledge. It was extremely helpful and it went a pace slow enough for me to understand, while being fast enough that I did not get bored.
Jack D. attended SQL Level I
SQL Level 1 is a great course to introduce you to writing SQL queries. Starting with the basics, by the end you will understand complex queries with inner or outer joins. Peter was our instructor and his customized course material is very well laid out with practical examples. You work on a local sample database, so you can type notes and test your queries to better understand the output you get. The facility is neat, the equipment is fairly new and ready to use, and beverages are provided.
Martie B. attended SQL Level I
The course was very informative and the instructor did an excellent job going over the material. I will be looking to attend the additional courses in the nearby future. Thank you.
Anonymous attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
I recently started taking classes at NYIM Training, I have found the instructors to be very knowledgeable and professional. NYIM Training offers a number of different courses which includes SQL, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, VBA, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and QuickBooks. The price per course is very reasonable and they offer special pricing if you take a series of 3 courses in one particular subject. I would highly recommend them.
Rob G. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
This was an amazing class and the instructor made you want to learn. If you want to learn in a great environment, this is the class for you.
Husniyyah A. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Paul did a great job. He was very helpful and answered all of our questions and took time to show steps if you were having trouble. He is very personable and patient and uses a lot of examples to help reinforce the teachings.
K.G. attended SPSS Bootcamp
The class was amazing and the instructor was superb!
Melissa L. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Paul was a very good tutor. He covered the topics in the book and those of importance to us, which were not sometimes in the book. He was attentive to our needs and keep the class engaged through out the training. Overall, it was a good experience.
K.O. attended SPSS Bootcamp
I don't even know what else Saba could have done to make the class better - she was so on point and really interesting.
L.P. attended Excel Programming with VBA
This class was a great introduction. The instructor made the material relevant and fun. He did a great job reinforcing the basics and laying the groundwork to continue advancing with next course levels.
Colleen M. attended SQL Level I
Great Class. Super intense. Love the fact that you can retake it once free of charge.
Anonymous attended SQL Level II
Excellent classes with experienced teachers at affordable prices.
Ceren A. attended SQL Level II
Great instructor and a great class to help master this topic. Well worth.
Anonymous attended SQL Level II
Thank you for the session! It was really helpful and I've learned a lot from Joe.
N.N. attended Excel Programming with VBA
Great teacher! She was really helpful and moved at a solid pace. Answered all questions super well. She made the class.
Ariel O. attended Advanced Excel for Business
Excel class was so thorough and they send you home with materials to reference. Staff is professional and pleasant. Will definitely send staff for the other classes.
Suzette D. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
I thoroughly enjoyed my training experience (Excel Bootcamp for Business- Fundamentals, Intermediate, Advanced). The instructors were very informative, thorough and engaging and the tools were invaluable to my day-to-day work in accounting. Would highly recommend this training.
Aaron P. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
This course exceeded my expectations.Saba is a great instructor! She answered all my questions and went beyond to link it to real life examples.
Laura H. attended Excel Programming with VBA
I had a fantastic experience in NYIM's Intermediate Excel class. Staff was very helpful in guiding me on which course to take based on my current skill set. Scheduling was easy as there were multiple days, times, and formats offered. I took the course over two weekday nights with Garfield. The facilities are clean and modern and offer complimentary water, coffee, and snacks. Garfield was an expert and made learning excel fun (which is not easy to do). I am able to apply what I learned directly to my work. At the end of the course, they offer a handout, online courses, and a copy of the workbook from the training which makes it an incredible value. Would highly recommend NYIM for any excel training, and will definitely be booking advanced excel courses with them in the near future.
David C. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
A class was very helpful and the instructor made it worthwhile. Took the two-night excel class and will be back for powerpoint.
Tommy M. attended Advanced Excel for Business
Paul had a great attitude. Patient w/ lots of different personalities and skill sets. Willing to answer any questions that were asked. He used alot of examples to help reinforce what he was teaching and reviewed anything we had trouble with.
R T. attended SPSS Bootcamp
Great instructors, they are patient! The materials are great, and you can retake the class once if you need a refresher! I highly recommend them!
Eun K. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Very informative, great teacher, one good thing is you can retake once for no cost.
Michael G. attended SQL Level I
I purchased the excel for business class and had a great experience. The instructor Jeannette was knowledgeable and made the material interesting.
Francesca S. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
I enrolled in a beginners Excel training class. I enjoyed the class I learned so much. Things I never knew I could do with excel. The professor Mr. Garfield was great made it interesting and he is a bit funny too! I will take the class again! :)
Haydee M. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
My instructor was very knowledgable and a great communicator. Anyone looking to learn Excel from the beginning should take this class as it's a wonderful foundation for learning the program.
Rachael G. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Saba really knows her stuff! Lively attitude kept things interesting. She was very interactive and engaging us in the class.
V.B. attended Excel Programming with VBA
Saba made the class non- intimidating and informative due to her casual approach, teaching from the basics forward and her helpfulness with every little question. I did like that the class was small and hands on with computers.
N.B. attended Excel Programming with VBA
Thanks again, Paul, for the informative course. I did come away with more than anticipated. It definitely was worth it and i will come back for private training. The examples you provided were helpful!
M.K. attended SPSS Bootcamp
Excel for Business Level 1: Garfield was a great teacher. He was thorough on each topic. The class moved at a good pace and a lot was covered in the day. I will return for the second class.
Mary Kate M. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
It was a full day from 10am-5, fast-moving and packed with information on all the Excel basics, including on-the-spot exercises. Really useful for skills in managing all kinds of information and projects. I'd highly recommend this course, and would like to take the L2 when I'm ready!
Kathleen H. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Michael Magreta is Excellent! This is my 3rd course at NYIM Training - every class offers all that I needed an much much more!
Susan C. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
This class was very informative. I would highly recommend it for everyone and anyone whether you're highly experienced in excel, or a beginner. Instructor Michael was very helpful, patient, and answered every question with confidence.
Christopher A. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Michael was great with the excel training that was done at my company today. Though I knew basic excel, today I learned new tricks and new functions regarding excel.
Joanna M. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Fast-paced class, a lot of information in a short amount of time - condensed to most useful tips and tricks. Very glad I was able to participate as I learned a lot more than I already knew. Michael was a great instructor with a very easygoing vibe.
Roksana B. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Great Excel class! I'm a pretty seasoned Excel user, so there were parts that were definitely review, but I still learned a whole lot. Michael kept the pace up, though not too fast, and he wasn't married to his agenda. He was flexible and was willing to answer questions at any time. The course materials were great, too, and there was sufficient time built in for completing exercises. I highly recommend.
Kate S. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Thank you Michael for teaching this course!! Your knowledge of the material really help me to feel confident in taking what I've learned in the classroom and applying it to my newly assigned work projects. I would recommend this class to anyone wanting a better understanding of Excel.
Tracy A. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
I recommend NYIM highly because they are a pleasure to work with. Nick was wonderfully helpful and Michael is a patient excellent teacher. Thanks so much!
Teri B. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Great Excel Training! Garfield does a great job at instilling actionable tips and shortcuts that can really be used ASAP! Would recommend to anyone looking enhance their skillset!
Aston F. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Great school and Garfield is my favorite teacher. I've taken 2 excel classes with him and it's been very helpful. He is very clear and explains all the ins and outs.
Emily I. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Had a one on one training with Garfield - he was patient, professional, and incredibly knowledgeable. Would highly recommend for anyone looking to expand their excel capabilities in business.
Alexandria A. attended Advanced Excel for Business
I retook this course. Garfield did not teach my first course but he taught my second course. He is a fantastic teacher. He is so clear and methodological. I highly recommend this class.
Dominika J. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
One-on-one Excel training with Garfield was amazing. Would highly recommend Garfield and the NYIM for any kind of Excel training or support.
Janet W. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Just finished excel level 2 class. Went to review my excel skills before starting new job but ended up learning new tricks and functions also. The lecturer (Garfield) was very calm,kind, and informative. Thank you, Garfield!
Bokyong A. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
I took an amazing class with Michael. He is a great instructor and the course curriculum is very hands on. Thank you NYIM!!!
Joe K. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Garfield is an outstanding teacher who instructs in Excel in a logical, concise & easy to understand manner. He is also kind and affable. The school is run very well by Nick and they offer candy, coffee and hot chocolate! Michael is also a very good instructor & I now know enough Excel to work anywhere -- in just 2 sessions!!
Georgiana E. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
The instructor Garfield was patient, informative and precise!
Lisa N. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Great class! The content was well organized and the instructor was excellent. He was engaging, knew the material very well and was able to adjust to the various levels of ability of the students! Would definitely recommend!
Rebecca H. attended Advanced Excel for Business
My colleagues and I recently took a two-day SPSS course with Jeff at NYIM and found it be very helpful. I am already applying what I learned at work. Jeff is very knowledgeable, patient, and easy to understand. His class enhanced my ability to use SPSS quite a bit. Thank you!
Sonali D. attended Introduction to SPSS for Data Analysis
Garfield and Michael were great, did the bundle, both were very generous with their time and explained information thoroughly.
James B. attended Excel for Business Bootcamp
Had an amazing experience taking Excel for Business Level 2 at NYIM. The excel class helped me get back up to speed on a ton of fundamental techniques and short cuts, and the instructor was awesome. They even gave us videos to look at after we finished the class for some extra help on our own time. The actual location was convenient and comfortable, they gave us coffee tea and chcocolate- an overall great experience. Will definitely be going back for level 3.
Eddie H. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
Took a retake of Excel class with Garfield. He is the best. He is patient, focused and explains everything in the clearest and easiest to understand manner. Beginners and experts will be equally impressed with his teaching ability. If you want to learn Excel or just refresh, Garfield is your guy!
Stacey B. attended Excel for Business Fundamentals
Garfield was very knowledgeable and took his time working with my group. Whenever one of us didn't understand he was more than happy to slow down and figure out where we were confused. Definitely recommend this place!
Sanura D. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
I had a great experience in my level 2 Excel for business course. The instructor, Garfield, was very knowledgeable and patient with questions. He taught all the sections effectively and I really feel like I learned a lot from that one day session. NYIM has a really nice facility with modern computers (Macs too). The fact that they give you the chance to re-take a class free of charge within a year after the first one is amazing. I highly recommend their courses and will definitely be taking another class, or two!
Tessa P. attended Intermediate Excel for Business
I took SQL Levels 1, 2 and 3 with Peter. He is a great instructor who provides practical training you experience with databases. He was very clear with the explanations. Highly recommended!
Naveed K. attended SQL Level I
The class was very informative, the instructor was very detailed & I highly recommend the course for all SQL beginners.
Kevin M. attended SQL Level I
Great beginners class! The instructor was entertaining as she taught. Learned the fundamentals! I would definitely recommend this course.
Randie S. attended SQL Level I
SQL level 1 was a great class to introduce SQL and to practice it. The instructor, Peter, was very informative and made sure we understood the concepts before moving on. He did a great job of testing our knowledge throughout the class.
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In this increasingly tech-enabled world, everything from washing machines to doorbells connects to wifi. There has never been a more exciting time to learn about data! According to Forbes, more than 50% of companies are analyzing Big Data (a fancy term for massive datasets).
Data Analytics is the process of manipulating and analyzing data to understand and uncover insights that can influence business decisions. Companies use these insights to target and adjust their efforts to reach their target audience. Customer and social analysis are among the primary goals for data analytics in most companies.
Like data analytics, data science is also a hot topic but involves an entirely different set of skills and tools. Data science is the study of data, with the focus of using algorithms, mathematics, and techniques to extract useful data from non-traditional data sources. While data analytics relies on readily available data, data science focuses on how to extract this data into a usable form that can be processed and analyzed with data analytics software.
Data scientists use tools like the coding language R and Hadoop framework to “scrape” or extract raw data from a website. In data science programs, students often learn how to “scrape” public websites with lots of raw data, such as Twitter or Google. Examples may include writing an algorithm to produce all results in a web directory or finding all of the records containing a specific word on a public site.
Another way to look at the difference between data science and data analytics is to view data science as preparing data before analysis, and data analytics as reviewing data after the fact. Data scientists are experts in data extraction, cleaning and preparation while data analysts are experts in uncovering trends and actionable insights. Despite being similar in name, data science and data analytics involve entirely different processes, tools, and functions of data.
Data analytics jobs fall into different categories depending on your knowledge of programming and statistics. Most data analytics jobs fall within the business analyst role, in which data professionals work with Excel and Tableau. Some may have additional skill in a programming language or other specialized software.
Most data analytics professionals must incorporate data from a variety of tools to form one coherent story. A campaign targeted to customers including website traffic, social media, and other forms of marketing can form three separate data sources. To determine which strategies are most effective and identify new approaches that can lead to even more customer engagement and sales, data analysts often import data into one program.
Business analysts typically use tools, such as Microsoft Excel or another tool to analyze data and Tableau or another visual tool to communicate actionable insights to decision makers. Statisticians take data analytics a step further by using R, SPSS, or other statistical analysis tools to determine risk or make predictions. Other data analysts work within large databases, such as SQL or Microsoft Access.
Despite being a popular tool that most individuals have on their personal and business computers, very few people harness the complete power of Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel is a data analytics powerhouse that offers support at every stage of the data analytics process from cleaning and analyzing data to performing analysis and displaying results in charts and graphs. Its most advanced users write macros (complex instructions that automate computer tasks) using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), a coding language used to program Excel.
Microsoft Excel can do the following tasks:
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SQL (whether it’s pronounced ess-que-el or SEQUEL is up for debate) is a coding language used to store, organize, and retrieve data from relational databases. With SQL you can analyze data for an e-commerce store by joining multiple datasets or tables to gain new insights. For example, you can query and merge two datasets, one containing customers and another containing orders to determine all of the customers that bought a specific product and their particular location.
It is important to note that SQL is not a database itself, but rather a command language used to communicate with a relational database, most commonly Microsoft SQL server.
In recent years, programmers have created adaptations of SQL to use with modern object-oriented or non-relational databases. With SQL, you can perform the following tasks:
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Tableau is a powerful tool that allows you to visualize your data analysis. The benefit of Tableau is that non-technical professionals and decision-makers can immediately notice trends and data insights without pouring over detailed reports or data sets. Tableau is useful in any industry with access to data and is a popular tool in both the public and the private sector.
With Tableau, you can do the following:
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Microsoft Access is a database program that is part of the Microsoft Office Suite. It’s a local application, so it’s not available online with other Office 365 products, and it must be downloaded to a desktop computer. It’s considered a user-friendly alternative to SQL server, particularly for non-technical professionals.
Microsoft Access is an ideal choice for individuals and small teams that need to analyze massive data sets. Excel is limited in its ability to analyze large amounts of data quickly, and access speeds up the process while adding more features including higher data storage capacity and additional security. Use Microsoft Access to do the following:
Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) is a software program used to perform complex quantitative statistical analysis. The program includes features to clean, recode, analyze, and visualize data characteristics. Data preparation features like recoding data and transforming variables are standard in SPSS but could take hours in Excel.
An essential feature of SPSS is its ability to determine if a particular finding is statistically significant and applicable to larger populations outside of the sample size.
Users can write scripts to automate data analysis or write code in Python to enhance performance capabilities. SPSS is an excellent tool for the following tasks:
If you’re new to data analytics, it’s best to start with MS Excel classes. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses teach Excel fundamentals from formulas to pivot tables and functions, or if you’re looking to enhance your resume, our Excel certification program includes classes, private training, and the certification exam at one low price. Topical courses are a good fit if you are using Excel for Financial Modeling.
SQL courses teach you everything you need to know about relational databases from data types, how to query and retrieve data to creating custom views, tables, and indexes. Our advanced course and 3-day bootcamp introduce data storage and temporary tables.
When you’re ready to share results and visualize data, Tableau Level 1 introduces data visualization and basic functions while Tableau Level 2 builds upon data visualization map techniques and guides you through creating custom charts.