Analyzing Data with Excel Training (20779)

Level: Intermediate
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This official Microsoft Analyzing Data with Excel (20779) course and learn to add BI techniques to Excel data analysis. The course goes beyond the capabilities of tables and charts and uses Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model, and Power BI.

Plus, this course will prepare you for Microsoft exam 70-779, a core requirement for the MCSA: BI Reporting certification.

Key Features of this Analyzing Data with Excel Training:

You Will Learn How To:

  • Explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard
  • Explore and extend an Excel data model
  • Pre-format and import a .CSV file
  • Import data from a SQL Server database
  • Import data from a report
  • Create measures using advanced DAX functions
  • Create data visualizations in Excel
  • Create a Power BI dashboard with Excel

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CPE 17 Credits

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Analyzing Data with Excel Course Information

  • On-Demand Training Description

    With a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks, you will receive the same high quality content as the live event, but you can attend on your own time, at your own pace.

    PLUS, we include access to a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) to help you prepare for your certification exam and help you apply your new skills immediately… Learning Tree knows how to bring learning to life!

    • Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace
    • Forever access to the digital course materials – for any refreshers
    • You will receive a code with your purchase.The code may be redeemed for online access to this On Demand course for up to six months
    • Upon course activation, the MOC On Demand videos and labs are available for three months
    • 2 FREE hours of individual coaching from an MCT Learning Tree Instructor
    • This delivery is also eligible for Microsoft Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs)
    • NOTE: Only live, in-class training is eligible for NASBA CPEs; on-demand training is not eligible for CPE credit
  • Requirements

    • Before attending this course, students must have:
      • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
      • Working knowledge of relational databases
      • Extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals
      • Basic knowledge of data analytics equivalent to having attended course 10994
  • Exam Information

    This course can help you prepare for the following Microsoft certification exam — 70-779: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel

  • Redeem Your Microsoft Training Vouchers (SATV)

Analyzing Data with Excel Course Outline

  • Module 1: Data Analysis in Excel

    This module looks at the classic Excel dashboard and at ways to extend it.

    Lessons

    • Classic Data Analysis with Excel
    • Excel Pivot Tables
    • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis

    Lab: Building a Classic Excel Dashboard

    • Formatting Data
    • Building a Pivot Table
    • Adding pivot charts and a slicer

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe classic data analysis with Excel
    • Describe Excel pivot tables
    • Describe the limitations of classic data analysis with Excel
  • Module 2: The Excel Data Model

    This module looks at the classic Excel data model and at ways to extend it.

    Lessons

    • Using an Excel Data Model
    • DAX

    Lab: Explore an Excel Data Model

    • Create Calculated Columns
    • Format Data Model Data
    • Create Measures
    • Analyze the Data

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe an Excel data model
    • View data within an Excel data table
    • Describe DAX
  • Module 3: Importing Data from Files

    This module looks at pre-formatting and importing CSV files.

    Lessons

    • Importing Data into Excel
    • Shaping and Transforming Data
    • Loading Data

    Lab: Importing Data from a CSV File

    • Import and Transform Data from a CSV File
    • Add Data from a Folder

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Import data into excel
    • Shape and transform data
    • Load data
  • Module 4: Importing Data from Databases

    This module looks at how to import data into Excel from a SQL Server database.

    Lessons

    • Available Data Sources
    • Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data
    • Table Relationships and Hierarchies
    • Loading Data

    Lab: Import Data from Multiple Sources

    • Import Data from SQL Server
    • Import Data from a CSV File
    • Create a Data Table

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Identify available data sources
    • Preview, shape, and transform data
    • Explain table relationships and hierarchies
    • Load data from various sources
  • Module 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports

    This module describes how to import data from a report.

    Lessons

    • Importing Data from Excel Reports
    • Transforming Excel report Data

    Lab: Importing Data from a Report

    • Import Data from Excel
    • Transform the Excel Data
    • Load the Data into an Excel Data Model

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Import data from Excel reports
    • Transform Excel report data
  • Module 6: Creating and Formatting Measures

    This module describes how to create and format measures.

    Lessons

    • DAX
    • Measures
    • Advanced DAX Functions

    Lab: Creating Measures using Advanced DAX Functions

    • Last year comparison
    • Year to date
    • Market Share

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Explain what DAX is and when to use it
    • Describe a measure
    • Use some of the advanced functions within DAX
  • Module 7: Visualizing Data in Excel

    This module describes how to visualize data in Excel.

    Lessons

    • Pivot Charts
    • Cube Functions
    • Charts for Cube Functions

    Lab: Data Visualization in Excel

    • Create a Tabular Report
    • Create a Pivot Chart
    • Add Slicers to Charts

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Create and refine a pivot chart
    • Describe cube functions and when to use them
    • Describe a number of charts for use with cube functions
  • Module 8: Using Excel with Power BI

    This module describes how to use Excel with Power BI.

    Lessons

    • Power BI
    • Uploading Excel Data to Power BI
    • Power BI Mobile App

    Lab: Creating a Power BI Dashboard with Excel

    • Uploading Excel Data
    • Creating a Power BI Dashboard
    •  
    • Using Power BI desktop

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe Power Bi and the various versions available
    • Upload Excel data to Power BI
    • Describe the Power BI App

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Analyzing Data with Excel Course Information

  • On-Demand Training Description

    With a blend of video, text, hands-on labs, and knowledge checks, you will receive the same high quality content as the live event, but you can attend on your own time, at your own pace.

    PLUS, we include access to a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) to help you prepare for your certification exam and help you apply your new skills immediately… Learning Tree knows how to bring learning to life!

    • Flexibility to take the course on your own time, at your own pace
    • Forever access to the digital course materials – for any refreshers
    • You will receive a code with your purchase.The code may be redeemed for online access to this On Demand course for up to six months
    • Upon course activation, the MOC On Demand videos and labs are available for three months
    • 2 FREE hours of individual coaching from an MCT Learning Tree Instructor
    • This delivery is also eligible for Microsoft Assurance Training Vouchers (SATVs)
    • NOTE: Only live, in-class training is eligible for NASBA CPEs; on-demand training is not eligible for CPE credit
  • Requirements

    • Before attending this course, students must have:
      • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
      • Working knowledge of relational databases
      • Extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals
      • Basic knowledge of data analytics equivalent to having attended course 10994
  • Exam Information

    This course can help you prepare for the following Microsoft certification exam — 70-779: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Excel

  • Redeem Your Microsoft Training Vouchers (SATV)

Analyzing Data with Excel Course Outline

  • Module 1: Data Analysis in Excel

    This module looks at the classic Excel dashboard and at ways to extend it.

    Lessons

    • Classic Data Analysis with Excel
    • Excel Pivot Tables
    • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis

    Lab: Building a Classic Excel Dashboard

    • Formatting Data
    • Building a Pivot Table
    • Adding pivot charts and a slicer

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe classic data analysis with Excel
    • Describe Excel pivot tables
    • Describe the limitations of classic data analysis with Excel
  • Module 2: The Excel Data Model

    This module looks at the classic Excel data model and at ways to extend it.

    Lessons

    • Using an Excel Data Model
    • DAX

    Lab: Explore an Excel Data Model

    • Create Calculated Columns
    • Format Data Model Data
    • Create Measures
    • Analyze the Data

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe an Excel data model
    • View data within an Excel data table
    • Describe DAX
  • Module 3: Importing Data from Files

    This module looks at pre-formatting and importing CSV files.

    Lessons

    • Importing Data into Excel
    • Shaping and Transforming Data
    • Loading Data

    Lab: Importing Data from a CSV File

    • Import and Transform Data from a CSV File
    • Add Data from a Folder

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Import data into excel
    • Shape and transform data
    • Load data
  • Module 4: Importing Data from Databases

    This module looks at how to import data into Excel from a SQL Server database.

    Lessons

    • Available Data Sources
    • Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data
    • Table Relationships and Hierarchies
    • Loading Data

    Lab: Import Data from Multiple Sources

    • Import Data from SQL Server
    • Import Data from a CSV File
    • Create a Data Table

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Identify available data sources
    • Preview, shape, and transform data
    • Explain table relationships and hierarchies
    • Load data from various sources
  • Module 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports

    This module describes how to import data from a report.

    Lessons

    • Importing Data from Excel Reports
    • Transforming Excel report Data

    Lab: Importing Data from a Report

    • Import Data from Excel
    • Transform the Excel Data
    • Load the Data into an Excel Data Model

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Import data from Excel reports
    • Transform Excel report data
  • Module 6: Creating and Formatting Measures

    This module describes how to create and format measures.

    Lessons

    • DAX
    • Measures
    • Advanced DAX Functions

    Lab: Creating Measures using Advanced DAX Functions

    • Last year comparison
    • Year to date
    • Market Share

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Explain what DAX is and when to use it
    • Describe a measure
    • Use some of the advanced functions within DAX
  • Module 7: Visualizing Data in Excel

    This module describes how to visualize data in Excel.

    Lessons

    • Pivot Charts
    • Cube Functions
    • Charts for Cube Functions

    Lab: Data Visualization in Excel

    • Create a Tabular Report
    • Create a Pivot Chart
    • Add Slicers to Charts

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Create and refine a pivot chart
    • Describe cube functions and when to use them
    • Describe a number of charts for use with cube functions
  • Module 8: Using Excel with Power BI

    This module describes how to use Excel with Power BI.

    Lessons

    • Power BI
    • Uploading Excel Data to Power BI
    • Power BI Mobile App

    Lab: Creating a Power BI Dashboard with Excel

    • Uploading Excel Data
    • Creating a Power BI Dashboard
    •  
    • Using Power BI desktop

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    • Describe Power Bi and the various versions available
    • Upload Excel data to Power BI
    • Describe the Power BI App

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Analyzing Data with Excel Training FAQs

  • Can I learn to analyze data with Excel 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 wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

  • How can I use SATVs for this Analyzing Data with Excel course?

    Simply provide your Microsoft SATV voucher number, company email address, and voucher expiration date to your Learning Tree Training Advisor, and we will do the rest!

  • Is this Analyzing Data with Excel course part of a Microsoft MCSA certification path?

    Yes! It fulfills a requirement for the MCSA: BI Reporting certification.

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