10994: Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
October 17, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $1,150.00 Register

About this course
The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add analysis capabilities to Excel spreadsheets.

Audience profile
This course is intended for anyone responsible for analyzing data with Excel

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.

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

Course Content

Module 1: Reporting in Excel
This module explains how to create a report in Excel.

  • Filtering and Formatting Data
  • Charts

Module 2: Excel Tables
This module explains how to create data tables in Excel.

  • Create a Table
  • Summarize Data
  • Sort, filter, and validate 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.

  • Pivot Tables
  • Pivot Charts
  • Editing 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.

  • Creating a Dashboard
  • Data Analysis in Excel Pivot Tables
  • Arranging Tables and Charts
  • Slicing Data
  • Data Analysis

Module 5: Hierarchies
This module describes hierarchies and time data.

  • Create a Hierarchy
  • Configure Time data
  • Create an Animated Time Chart

Module 6: The Excel Data Model
This module explores the Excel data model and looks at ways of extending it.

  • Add Multiple Tables
  • Create Relationships
  • Add External Data