This course will cover techniques for manipulating and querying data, the structure of DAX functions, ways to distribute and visualize data using Pivot Charts, Slicers, Sparklines, Timelines, Power View and 3D maps.
- Course Outline
PowerPivot, Power Query, Power View, 3D maps are free add-ins that expand and combine the features and capabilities of Excel. It includes the ability to import, manipulate and work with large amounts of data from a variety of data sources both inside and outside Excel.
This course will cover techniques for manipulating and querying data, the structure of DAX functions, ways to distribute and visualize data using Pivot Charts, Slicers, Sparklines, Timelines, Power View and 3D maps.Course Prerequisites
Students should be comfortable using the Excel 2016 interface and have a firm understanding of how Excel works and what it is used for. Understanding and experience with formulas, functions, and PivotTables is strongly recommended.Course Objectives
By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with navigating the Power Pivot and Power Query applications, manipulating data, creating queries and reports, using DAX functions, and distributing and visualizing data.Course Content
Getting Started with PowerPivot
- Enable and Navigate
- Import Data from Various Data Sources
- Refresh Data from a Data Source
- Create Linked Tables
Manipulating PowerPivot Data
- Organize and Format Tables
- Create Calculated Columns
- Sort and Filter PowerPivot Data
- Create and Manage Table Relationships
- Creating PowerPivot Reports
Manipulate PowerPivot Data Using DAX Functions
- DAX Functions
- DAX Variables
- Aggregate Functions
- How to Manipulate PowerPivot Data Using DAX Functions
Extract Data from Tables Using Functions
- Filter Functions
- How to Extract Data From Tables Using Functions
Work with Time Dependent Data
- Time Intelligence Functions
- Create a Date Table
- How to Work with Time Dependent Data
- Distributing PowerPivot Data
(NOTE: Power Query is known as Get & Transform in Excel 2016. Information provided here applies to both.)
- Connect to a web data source
- Connect to a spreadsheet
- Connect to a database
- Build repeatable processes to filter, clean, aggregate, and transform your data.
- Shape data in the subject table
- Remove Columns
- Replace values
- Filter values in a column
- Name a query
- Load the query to a worksheet
- Flattened PivotTables
- The PowerPivot Field List Pane
- Creating Key Performance Indicators
Bringing it all together with visualizations
- Create PivotCharts
- Create Power Views
- Create 3D Maps
- Filter Data Using Slicers
- Create Sparklines
- Create Timelines
- Conditional Formatting
- Creating a dashboard
- Prerequisites & Certificates
Students should be comfortable using the Excel 2016 interface and have a firm understanding of how Excel works and what it is used for. Understanding and experience with formulas, functions, and PivotTables is strongly recommended.
Certificate of completion
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ctc TrainCanada Cancellation policy:
You may cancel or reschedule this registration in writing with no penalty with a minimum of 10 business days' notice prior to the first day of the course. Full payment is required if you cancel or reschedule this registration within 10 business days prior to the first day of the course. However, substitutions are welcome. If you do need to cancel or reschedule a publicly scheduled course within the 10 day non-cancellation period (not a client dedicated course), payment is to be made and a training voucher for a public course will be issued to you. This allows you to attend a future date for the same course at no charge (subject to availability).
No-shows will not be issued a training voucher.
Complimentary Service: We offer all our students coffee, tea, juice or pop, muffins or pastries in the morning and cookies baked in our own oven each afternoon.
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