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Analyzing Data with Excel Training Course

Analyzing Data with Excel Training Course


Course Description:  The Analyzing Data with Excel course will train students on how to use BI techniques to expand beyond tables and charts and use Pivot Charts, Power BI and the Excel Data Model.

Upon completion of the course, users 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
  • Creating the Data Model
  • 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

Training Dates
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Analyzing Data with Excel
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 7/27/2020 - 7/29/2020
Course Fee : $1595


Analyzing Data with Excel
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 8/24/2020 - 8/26/2020
Course Fee : $1595


Course Syllabus

Schedule 1: Data Analysis in Excel
This section 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

Schedule 2: The Excel Data Model
This section 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

Schedule 3: Importing Data from Files
This section 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

Schedule 4: Importing Data from Databases
This section 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

Schedule 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports
This section 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

Schedule 6: Creating and Formatting Measures
This section 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

Schedule 7: Visualizing Data in Excel
This section 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

Schedule 8: Using Excel with Power BI
This section 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

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