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Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel

  • Course Code M10994
  • Duration 2 days
  • Version b

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Virtual Learning Price

£1,295.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

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Course Overview

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The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add analysis capabilities to Excel spreadsheets.

Virtual Learning

This interactive training can be taken from any location, your office or home and is delivered by a trainer. This training does not have any delegates in the class with the instructor, since all delegates are virtually connected. Virtual delegates do not travel to this course, Global Knowledge will send you all the information needed before the start of the course and you can test the logins.

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 13-14 September, 2021
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,295.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 09-10 December, 2021
    • Location: Virtual

    £1,295.00

Target Audience

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This course is intended for anyone responsible for analyzing data with Excel

Course Objectives

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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
  • Create an Excel data model and connect to external data

 

Course Content

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Module 1: Reporting in ExcelThis 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Filter and format data.
  • Create charts.

Module 2: Excel TablesThis 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain what Excel Data tables are.
  • Sort, filter, and validate data.
  • Summarize data.
  • Format summarized data.

Module 3: Pivot Tables and Pivot ChartsThis 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe pivot tables and how to create them.
  • Describe the various elements of a pivot chart.
  • Edit pivot tables and pivot charts.

Module 4: DashboardsThis 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe a dashboard.
  • Filter data using a slicer.
  • Add calculated columns to a dashboard.
  • Find anomalies.

Module 5: HierarchiesThis module describes hierarchies and time data.

Lessons

  • Hierarchies
  • Time Data
Lab : Creating Hierarchies
  • Create a Hierarchy
  • Configure Time data
  • Create an Animated Time Chart

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe hierarchies.
  • Create levels within a hierarchy.
  • Explain why time data is different and how to work with it.

Module 6: The Excel Data ModelThis 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.
  • Link out to external data.

Course Prerequisites

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Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Basic Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.

 

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