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Cleaning and Preparing Your Data for Analysis


7 to 8 June 2018


9.00 am to 5.00 pm


Data Analytics Consulting Centre
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Computer Laboratory 2 (S16-05-102)
Faculty of Science
6 Science Drive 2
Singapore 117546


This course will demonstrate the importance of cleaning data, data cleaning approaches and detecting data quality problems. It is essential that data cleaning and preparation processes are performed, before data analysis is conducted. It is also very important to have good quality data. These are to ensure that the results of the analysis can be trusted and are accurate.

Who Should Attend?

If you are required to undertake data analysis and ensure accuracy of your analytical findings to support business objectives, this course is for you!

• Business analysts  
• Business intelligence professionals  
• Data analysts
• Data engineers 
• Data managers 
• Data scientists  
• Statistical analysts
• Technology professionals

Participants should be familiar with computers and statistics.

This course will include hands-on practicals to familiarise you with different data cleaning and data visualisation techniques, in preparing your data analysis.


Participants will acquire the following skills at the end of the course:

Understanding the importance of cleaning data

Data cleaning approaches

Applying visual analytics for data cleaning

Applying data summarisation techniques for data cleaning

Detecting and addressing data quality problems


This includes course materials, lunch and tea breaks.


$ 1,500
(excluding GST) 
  • Before 1 June 2018

Early bird

$ 1,350
(excluding GST) 
  • Before 29 March 2018

Participants who complete the workshop will be awarded a Certificate of Participation.

NUS Faculty of Science reserves the right to postpone or cancel the workshop by giving 28 days notice prior to the start of the workshop.

    • Cancellation before or on 15 March 2018: Full fee refund

    • Cancellation between 16 to 31 March 2018: 50% fee refund

    • Cancellation after 31 March 2018: No refund


Prof Carol Hargreaves

Director, Data Analytics Consulting Centre
Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore

Prof Hargreaves is an analytics and business intelligence professional with over 28 years’ analytics experience. She has held leading roles in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, fast moving consumer goods and education industries.

Prof Hargreaves has worked with various leading companies to make businesses more intelligent. These include Pfizer, Novartis, MSD, Nestlè, MasterFoods, Goodman Fielder, Foxtel, Aztec (acquired by IRI), Cegedim Strategic Data (acquired by Quintiles IMS), the National Health and Medical Research Council and the National University of Singapore. Prof Hargreaves’ role includes analytics training, designing of analytics courses, and providing analytics advisory and consulting services. She is also a noted keynote conference speaker.

Prof Hargreaves has a passion for solving business problems using analytics and machine learning techniques to build data-driven solutions. Through faster and smarter business processes, her clients are empowered for organic revenue growth and to make effective decisions.




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Data Analytics Consulting Centre Block S16, Level 7
6 Science Drive 2
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore Singapore 117546

Business Hours 
Monday to Thursday:
8.30 am – 6.00 pm
8.30 am – 5.30 pm