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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel Course Outline | SQL Server Training | M20779

This course includes the following modules:

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

  • Formatting Data
  • Building a Pivot Table
  • Adding pivot charts and a slicer

 

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
  • Analyse 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: Visualising Data in Excel

This module describes how to visualise data in Excel.

Lessons:

  • Pivot Charts
  • Cube Functions
  • Charts for Cube Functions

Lab: Data Visualisation 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
  • Using Power BI desktop

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Who Should Attend this Course?

This course is intended for delegates who are experienced in data analysis with Excel and who wish to add BI techniques.

The course will likely be useful to SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data. 

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates should possess or be able to demonstrate:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • Working knowledge of relational databases
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals
  • Basic knowledge of data analytics

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel Course Overview | SQL Server Training | M20779

This 3-day course is intended for delegates who want to learn to add BI techniques to Excel data analysis. The course goes beyond the capabilities of tables and charts and uses Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model, and Power BI.

This Analysing and Visualising Data with Microsoft Excel course is fully accredited by Microsoft through the Microsoft Silver Partnership held by The Knowledge Academy.

After completing this course, delegates 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 visualisations in Excel
  • Create a Power BI dashboard with Excel

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The Knowledge Academy does not provide an examination for this course. Delegates will be given access to:

  • Tuition from one of our expert trainers
  • Certificate of completion
  • Refreshments

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Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
Before attending this course, delegates should possess or be able to demonstrate: Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality Working knowledge of relational databases Extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals Basic knowledge of data analytics
This course is intended for delegates who are experienced in data analysis with Excel and who wish to add BI techniques. The course will likely be useful to SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 3 days
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel M20779 certification in Australia starts from AUD1195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel M20779.

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