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Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel (MOC 10994)

This course is currently not scheduled on the open calendar, but can be organized on request.

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Duration

2 day(s)

Audience

This course isintended for anyone who wants to take the data analysis technologies in Excelbeyond formulas and add more advanced capabilities such as dashboards,hierarchies, and relationships.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas.

Objectives

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
  • Createan Excel data model and connect to external data

Methods

Classroom training with hands-on exercises

Description

This 2 day instructor led course provides users with an introduction to the fundamentals of data analysis using Excel.

Contents

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

Aftercompleting this module, students will be able to:

  • Filterand format data.
  • Createcharts.

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

Aftercompleting this module, students will be able to:

  • Explainwhat Excel Data tables are.

  • Sort,filter, and validate data.

  • Summarizedata.

  • Formatsummarized 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

Aftercompleting this module, students will be able to:

  • Describepivot tables and how to create them.

  • Describethe various elements of a pivot chart.

  • Editpivot 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

Aftercompleting this module, students will be able to:

  • Describea dashboard.
  • Filterdata using a slicer.
  • Addcalculated columns to a dashboard.
  • Findanomalies.

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

Aftercompleting this module, students will be able to:

  • Describehierarchies.
  • Createlevels within a hierarchy.
  • Explainwhy 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.
  • Linkout to external data.