Excel Data Analysis Training

Level: Intermediate
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Expand your ability to professionally present your results by applying the skills used in this course. With this training, you gain the knowledge and skills to build more sophisticated spreadsheets, perform “what-if” analyses, apply functions, manipulate PivotTables, and use the advanced features of Excel to aid in making and presenting business decisions.

Key Features of this Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • After-course computing sandbox included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Leverage features of Microsoft Excel to facilitate business decisions
  • Develop intelligent worksheets to quickly identify KPIs
  • Perform "what-if" analyses for developing budget and project plans
  • Summarize and analyze large amounts of data using PivotTables and Excel features
  • Automate Excel processes

Certifications/Credits:

CPE 11 Credits PMI 11 PDU

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  • 2 days of instructor-led training — View Schedule
  • Earn 11 NASBA credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Earn 11 PMI PDUs
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • After-course computing sandbox
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Important Excel Data Analysis Training Information

  • Excel Data Analysis Training Description

    In this excel data analysis course, you use advanced Excel techniques to build sophisticated spreadsheets. You learn to perform "what if" analyses, leverage features and apply functions, manipulate PivotTables to analyze large amounts of data, and present your results to make better business decisions for planning and budgeting. You also learn how to automate processes and enhance worksheet models.

  • Recommended Experience

    • Experience with Excel fundamentals at the level of:
  • Software

    • This course is applicable to all versions of Excel, from Excel 97 to Excel 2016

Course Outline

  • Troubleshooting and Enhancing Professional Workbooks

    • Deciphering and correcting functions for data integrity
    • Accurately interpreting calculations
    • Implementing Names to enhance your workbook model
    • Monitoring KPIs using conditional formatting
  • Analyzing Data with Functions

    Summarizing business data with functions

    • Identifying the correct statistical function to aid analysis
    • Applying basic financial functions
    • Differentiating serial dates and date presentations
    • Calculating the number of working days

    Controlling calculations and nested formulas

    • Interpreting data variations with the IF function
    • Streamlining calculations with referencing
    • Developing nested functions for multiple conditions
    • Capturing information with lookup functions
    • Applying techniques to implement and troubleshoot nested calculations
  • Optimizing Workbook Models with "What-If" Analysis

    Planning for contingencies

    • Managing variables in worksheets with Scenarios
    • Comparing and contrasting different data sets with Scenarios reports

    Quantifying variables in a workbook model

    • Determining the magnitude of a variable with Goal Seek to achieve an end value
    • Calculating the optimum variable values in a worksheet model with Solver
  • Summarizing Business Information

    Organizing workbooks and links

    • Arranging multiple workbooks with Workspaces
    • Managing external links

    Consolidating ranges

    • Building 3D formulas to analyze worksheet data
    • Summarizing multiple sources of Excel information into one worksheet
  • Formulating Decisions from Database Information

    Distilling data sets for data analysis

    • Managing multiple data sets on a single worksheet with the Table feature
    • Defining an Excel data set to ensure appropriate use of built-in features
    • Extracting unique lists of records from an Excel data set with the Advanced Filter
    • Analyzing data sets with filters and aggregation

    Interpreting and refining data with PivotTables

    • Defining data summaries interactively
    • Summarizing data sets with grouping and aggregation
    • Comparing related totals dynamically
    • Filtering details with Report Filters and Slicers

    Visualizing and exploring PivotTable reports

    • Presenting PivotTable reports effectively with PivotCharts
    • Examining data patterns with Sparklines
    • Analyzing multiple tables of data with Power Pivots
    • Discovering and presenting information with Power View
  • Enhancing Excel Usage with Macros

    Automating repetitive tasks

    • Simplifying complex tasks and reducing errors
    • Bulletproofing routine editing and formatting
    • Invoking macros with Form controls

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Excel Data Analysis Training FAQs

  • How much of advanced macros in Excel does the course cover?

    This course provides an introduction to macros. For a more complete coverage of macros and automation of workflows, you should consider Course 209, VBA Programming Introduction.

  • Is this Excel data analysis course available online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs.

  • How do I receive my PMI PDU credits?

    Follow the directions on our PMI PDU page for instructions on how to submit for PDU credit.

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