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20779: Analyzing Data with Excel

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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.

AUDIENCE

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.


PREREQUISITES

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.


METHODOLOGY

This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.

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.


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Modules

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 File

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.


Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald has 19 years of information technology experience and on community service and event experiences, he excels impressively. He was invited as a speaker for 3 break-out sessions for Microsoft TechED SEA 2008 on SQL Server 2008 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He even participated at the “Ask-The-Expert" booth for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 at the Heroes Launch 2008 and conducted a Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008, formerly code-named “Orcas" Metro workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors (ISVs).

He was invited as a speaker on various occasions such as during the 2 break-out sessions and 3 instructor-led sessions at Microsoft TechED SEA 2007 on SQL Server 2008 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 respectively at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. He was also a speaker for an instructor-led session at Microsoft TechEd SEA 2006 on development of web parts using Windows SharePoint Services Version 3.0 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He conducted a few Microsoft Office 2007 Touchdown workshops for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and ISVs. He also conducted a Microsoft Windows Server code-named “Longhorn" Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System workshop for Microsoft Certfied Partners and ISVs.

He was invited as a guest speaker on Microsoft Office 2007 development for the MIND community, which is an active IT community under the helm of Microsoft. He is a committee member of SQL Practitioners Alliance Network (SPAN).

He was the co- speaker and tag team presenter at the recently concluded World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Las Vegas, USA. He was the only Malaysian presenter among the other presenters from Asia.

In March 2014, he participated as co-speaker and tag team presenter at the World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Venetian Hotel and Resorts, Las Vegas, USA.

Recently, he conducted a specialized Microsoft SharePoint training and consultancy for a team of 17 people from Carlsberg Group at Carlsberg & Jacobsen Brewhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Ricky Chan Chee Ho

Ricky Chan Chee Ho

Ricky have extensive knowledge in software application, management skills, leading edge technology planning and implementation as well as superior strategic thinking & communication skills.His expertise are in Exchange Server, SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, Window XP, Vista, 7, 8, Window NT server, Microsoft offices 2003, 2007, 2010, Microsoft Project 2013, 2007 and 2010.


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