Full program description

Analyzing Data with Microsoft Excel (20779)

What's In It For Me

Understand what is data analytics and how Microsoft Excel can be used as a data analytical tools in the office.

Course Overview

This course is scheduled for launch in Q2 2018 Q3 2018. To express your interest in this course, please fill up our form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6MBPSFV. We will contact you when we get closer to course launch date.

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.

Course Duration

3 Days / 21 Hours

Course Outline

Data Analysis in Excel

  • Classic Data Analysis with Excel
  • Excel Pivot Tables
  • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis

The Excel Data Model

  • 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

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded NTUC LearningHub Certificate of Completion

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.

Pre-requisites

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.

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1:20

Additional Note

Learner can take the exam 70-779 for accreditation by Microsoft. Together with exam 70-778 to get the MCSA: BI Reporting. 

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