Analyzing Data with Excel (MOC-20779)


Course Number: MOC-20779

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Analyzing Data with Excel Training Overview

This Microsoft course 20779, Analyzing Data with Excel training, teaches attendees how to apply business intelligence techniques to Excel data analysis. Students go beyond the basic capabilities of tables and charts to use Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model, and Power BI.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Extend a classic Excel dashboard
  • 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

Prerequisites

All students should 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.

Outline

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Introduction
Data Analysis in Excel
  • Classic Data Analysis with Excel
  • Excel Pivot Tables
  • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis
The Excel Data Mode
  • Using an Excel Data Model
  • DAX
Importing Data from Files
  • Importing Data into Excel
  • Shaping and Transforming Data
  • Loading Data
Importing Data from Databases
  • Available Data Sources
  • Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data
  • Table Relationships and Hierarchies
  • Loading Data
Importing Data from Excel Reports
  • Importing Data from Excel Reports
  • Transforming Excel report Data
Creating and Formatting Measures
  • DAX
  • Measures
  • Advanced DAX Functions
Visualizing Data in Excel
  • Pivot Charts
  • Cube Functions
  • Charts for Cube Functions
Using Excel with Power BI
  • Power BI
  • Uploading Excel Data to Power BI
  • Power BI Mobile App
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

When you contact us about purchasing this class, we will provide a live demo of the online lab environment so that you may explore the web browser interface in more detail.



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