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Analyzing Data with Excel (20779)


Course Overview

The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability 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.

Who should attend

This course is intended for students who are experienced with analyzing data with Excel and who wish to add BI techniques. The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.


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 Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel (10994).

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able 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.

Course Content

  • Data Analysis in Excel
  • The Excel Data Model
  • Importing Data from Files
  • Importing Data from Databases
  • Importing Data from Excel Reports
  • Creating and Formatting Measures
  • Visualizing Data in Excel
  • Using Excel with Power BI
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 1,690.- €
  • SA Voucher: 3
    hardcoded default SA
Click on town name to book Schedule

Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@fastlane.si.

18/05/2020 ― 20/05/2020 Stuttgart Enroll
10/08/2020 ― 12/08/2020 Berlin Enroll
20/04/2020 ― 22/04/2020 guaranteed date! Rome Enroll
20/07/2020 ― 22/07/2020 Milan Enroll
18/05/2020 ― 20/05/2020 Zurich Enroll
United Kingdom
15/04/2020 ― 17/04/2020 London (Int Hse) Enroll
29/06/2020 ― 01/07/2020 London (Int Hse) Enroll
Middle East
United Arab Emirates
15/03/2020 ― 17/03/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS. Enroll
05/04/2020 ― 07/04/2020 guaranteed date! Cairo Course language: English Enroll
Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.