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Microsoft Analyzing Data with Excel (20779)

Course Overview
This course is intended for anyone responsible for analyzing data with Excel.

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Data Analysis in Excel
This module looks at the classic Excel dashboard and at ways to extend it.

Lessons

  • Classic Data Analysis with Excel
  • Excel Pivot Tables
  • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis

Lab : Building a Classic Excel Dashboard

  • Filtering and Formatting Data
  • Building a Pivot Table
  • Building a Pivot Chart
  • Building a Dashboard

Module 2: The Excel Data Model
This module looks at the classic Excel data model and at ways to extend it.

Lessons

  • Using an Excel Data Model
  • DAX

Lab : Explore an Excel Data Model

  • Create Calculated Columns
  • Format Data Model Data
  • Create Measures
  • Analyze the Data

Module 3: Importing Data from Files
This module looks at pre-formatting and importing CSV files.

Lessons

  • Importing Data into Excel
  • Shaping and Transforming Data
  • Loading Data

Lab : Importing Data from a CSV File

  • Import and Transform Data from a CSV File
  • Add Data from a Folder

Module 4: Importing Data from Databases
This module looks at how to import data into Excel from a SQL Server database.

Lessons

  • Available Data Sources
  • Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data
  • Table Relationships and Hierarchies
  • Loading Data

Lab : Import Data from Multiple Sources

  • Import Data from SQL Server
  • Import Data from a CSV File
  • Create a Data Table

Module 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports
This module describes how to import data from a report.

Lessons Importing Data from Excel Reports Transforming Excel report Data

Lab : Importing Data from a Report

  • Import Data from Excel
  • Transform the Excel Data
  • Load the Data into an Excel Data Model

Module 6: Creating and Formatting Measures
This module describes how to create and format measures.

Lessons

  • DAX
  • Measures
  • Advanced DAX Functions

Lab : Creating Measures using Advanced DAX Functions

  • Last year comparison
  • Year to date
  • Market Share

Module 7: Visualizing Data in Excel
This module describes how to visualize data in Excel.

Lessons

  • Pivot Charts
  • Cube Functions
  • Charts for Cube Functions

Lab : Data Visualization in Excel

  • Create a Tabular Report
  • Create a Pivot Chart
  • Add Slicers to Charts

Module 8: Using Excel with Power BI
This module describes how to use Excel with Power BI.

Lessons

  • Power BI
  • Uploading Excel Data to Power BI
  • Power BI Mobile App

Lab : Creating a Power BI Dashboard with Excel

  • Uploading Excel Data
  • Creating a Power BI Dashboard

Who should attend?

This course is intended for:

  • Both novice and experienced programmers who have a minimum of three months programming experience and have basic Windows navigation skills.
  • Anyone responsible for analyzing data with Excel.
  • Course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Good Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, functions, and charts.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases.

Course Objectives
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard.
  • Explore and extend an Excel data model.
  • Pre-format and import a .CSV file.
  • Import data from a SQL Server database
  • Import data from a report.
  • Create measures using advanced DAX functions.
  • Create data visualizations in Excel.
  • Create a Power BI dashboard with Excel.

Duration: 3 Day

Cost: £995 + Vat

Microsoft Analyzing Data with Excel Training Scotland, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Aberdeen and onsite course available throughout the UK.

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Scheduled Courses:

    2019
    DateCourse NameLocationPrice (Excluding VAT)Book
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