20779 Analyzing Data with Excel

Price
$1,785.00
SATV Eligible
Duration
 3 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

Note: This course is being retired by Microsoft on December 31, 2021.

The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability 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.

 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

May 10  - May 12, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Jun 16  - Jun 18, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Jul 07  - Jul 09, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Aug 02  - Aug 04, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Sep 08  - Sep 10, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Oct 13  - Oct 15, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Nov 22  - Nov 24, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR
Dec 20  - Dec 22, 2021
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
3 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
 GTR

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for students who are experienced with analyzing data with Excel and who wish to add BI techniques. The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

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.

Agenda

1 - DATA ANALYSIS IN EXCEL
  • Classic Data Analysis with Excel
  • Excel Pivot Tables
  • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis
  • Lab : Building a Classic Excel Dashboard
2 - THE EXCEL DATA MODEL
  • Create Calculated Columns
  • Format Data Model Data
  • Create Measures
  • Analyze the Data
  • Lab : Explore an Excel Data Model
3 - IMPORTING DATA FROM FILES
  • Importing Data into Excel
  • Shaping and Transforming Data
  • Loading Data
  • Lab : Importing Data from a CSV File
4 - IMPORTING DATA FROM DATABASES
  • Available Data Sources
  • Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data
  • Table Relationships and Hierarchies
  • Loading Data
  • Lab : Import Data from Multiple Sour
5 - IMPORTING DATA FROM EXCEL REPORTS
  • Importing Data from Excel Reports
  • Transforming Excel report Data
  • Lab : Importing Data from a Report
6 - CREATING AND FORMATTING MEASURES
  • DAX
  • Measures
  • Advanced DAX Functions
  • Lab : Creating Measures using Advanced DAX Functions
7 - VISUALIZING DATA IN EXCEL
  • Pivot Charts
  • Cube Functions
  • Charts for Cube Functions
  • Lab : Data Visualization in Excel
8 - USING EXCEL WITH POWER BI
  • Power BI
  • Uploading Excel Data to Power BI
  • Power BI Mobile App
  • Lab : Creating a Power BI Dashboard with Excel
 

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