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MOC On-Demand: 20779-Analyzing Data with Excel Course Outline

 (3 days)

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 3-days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 3-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.) In all cases, customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
90-Day Extension, $300. Need more time? Get another 90 days of access to your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
20779 Instructor-led

How to Purchase
To purchase any MOC On-Demand class, please call us directly at 800-288-8221.

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.

Audience profile
This course is intended for anyone responsible for analyzing data with Excel.

The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the State's Department of Education. Please contact us to get an update as to when the class should be available in New Hampshire.

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Good Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, functions, and charts.
Working knowledge of relational databases.

At course completion
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 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
Filtering and Formatting Data
Building a Pivot Table
Building a Pivot Chart
Building a Dashboard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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