Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel (10994)

2 Days

Description

Course Objectives

The main purpose of this course is to give students the ability to add analysis capabilities to Excel spreadsheets and to provide students with a foundation to learn about more advanced data analytics with Excel or Power BI.

Audience Profile
This course is intended for anyone who wants to take the data analysis technologies in Excel beyond formulas, and add more advanced capabilities, such as dashboards, hierarchies, and relationships.

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create an Excel report
  • Create an Excel table
  • Create a pivot table and pivot chart
  • Create a dashboard and analyze data
  • Create Hierarchies
  • Create an Excel data model and connect to external data

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 09, 2021

$950.00
  Featured Class 2 Days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
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Course Overview

  • Module 1: Reporting in Excel

    This module explains how to create a report in Excel

    Lessons

  • Filtering and Formatting Data
  • Charts
  • Lab: Create an Excel report

  • Filtering Excel Data
  • Formatting Excel Data
  • Create excel Charts
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Filter and format data.
  • Create charts.
  • Module 2: Excel Tables

    This module explains how to create data tables in Excel

    Lessons

  • Excel Data Tables
  • Summarizing Data
  • Lab: Create an Excel Table

  • Create an Excel Table
  • Summarize Excel Data
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain what Excel Data tables are.
  • Sort, filter, and validate data.
  • Summarize data.
  • Format summarized data.
  • Module 3: Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

    This module describes pivot tables and pivot charts and how to work with them.

    Lessons

  • Pivot Tables
  • Pivot Charts
  • Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Lab: Importing Data from a CSV File

  • Creating a Pivot Table
  • Creating a Pivot Chart
  • Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe pivot tables and how to create them.
  • Describe the various elements of a pivot chart.
  • Edit pivot tables and pivot charts.
  • Module 4: Dashboards

    This module describes Excel dashboards, how to create them and the role in data analysis in Excel pivot tables.

    Lessons

  • Creating a Dashboard
  • Data Analysis in Excel Pivot Tables
  • Lab: Create a Dashboard

  • Arranging Tables and Charts
  • Slicing Data
  • Data Analysis
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe a dashboard.
  • Filter data using a slicer.
  • Add calculated columns to a dashboard.
  • Find anomalies.
  • Module 5: Hierarchies

    This module describes hierarchies and time data.

    Lessons

  • Hierarchies
  • Time Data
  • Lab: Creating Hierarchies

  • Create a Hierarchy
  • Configure Time data
  • Create an Animated Time Chart
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe hierarchies.
  • Create levels within a hierarchy.
  • Explain why time data is different and how to work with it.
  • Module 6: The Excel Data Model

    This module explores the Excel data model and looks at ways of extending it.

    Lessons

  • Using an Excel Data Model
  • External Data
  • Lab: Explore an Excel Data Model

  • Add Multiple Tables
  • Create Relationships
  • Add External Data
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain an Excel Data Model and how to use it.
  • Import External Data and use it.
  • Link out to external data.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 09, 2021

$950.00
  Featured Class 2 Days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
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Private Training Available
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Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Basic Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
December 09, 2021

$950.00
  Featured Class 2 Days    8:00 AM CST - 4:00 PM CST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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