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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.

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)
  • 1,690.- €
  • SA Voucher: 3
    hardcoded default SA
Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,690.- €
  • Switzerland: CHF 2,240.-
  • 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:   This computer icon in the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor-Led Online Training.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
English
1 hour difference
29/09/2020 ― 01/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
26/10/2020 ― 28/10/2020 Online Training Time zone: GMT
21/12/2020 ― 23/12/2020 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
25/01/2021 ― 27/01/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
29/03/2021 ― 31/03/2021 Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: BST
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
Germany
09/11/2020 ― 11/11/2020 Hamburg
15/02/2021 ― 17/02/2021 Frankfurt
12/04/2021 ― 14/04/2021 Berlin
31/05/2021 ― 02/06/2021 Stuttgart
19/07/2021 ― 21/07/2021 Düsseldorf
23/08/2021 ― 25/08/2021 Münster
04/10/2021 ― 06/10/2021 Munich
22/11/2021 ― 24/11/2021 Hamburg
FLEX & Online Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

21/12/2020 ― 23/12/2020 London (Int Hse) This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT
25/01/2021 ― 27/01/2021 London (Int Hse) This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: GMT