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Analyzing Data with Excel (MOC 20779)

 

Course Overview

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.

The exam for this course is available until 31 Januar 2021. You can still book the course afterwards.

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.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • 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 equivalent to having attended course Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel (MOC 10994).

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.

Course Content

  • Data Analysis in Excel
  • The Excel Data Model
  • Importing Data from Files
  • Importing Data from Databases
  • Importing Data from Excel Reports
  • Creating and Formatting Measures
  • Visualizing Data in Excel
  • Using Excel with Power BI
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Country: DE
    1,690.- €
  • SA Voucher: 3
    hardcoded default SA
Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany:
    Country: DE
    1,690.- €
  • Switzerland:
    Country: CH
    CHF 2,200.-
  • SA Voucher: 3
    hardcoded default SA
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Schedule

Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.
English
Time zone Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
1 hour difference
Online Training Time zone: Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.
Germany
Stuttgart
Münster
Munich
Hamburg