10994: Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel

$1,000.00
$1,000.00
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Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
May 23, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $1,000.00 Register
August 08, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $1,000.00 Register
October 17, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $1,000.00 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 analysing 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 analyse data

  • Create Hierarchies

  • Create an Excel data model and connect to external data

 

Course Outline

 

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.