Power Pivot & BI Tools

Course Duration is 2 Days

£990.00 Plus VAT

Business Benefit

By using Power Pivot for Excel, you can transform enormous quantities of data with incredible speed into meaningful information to get the answers you need in seconds.

How to Book

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Who Should Attend

Anyone who has a basic knowledge of and uses Microsoft Excel.

Learning Outcomes – by the end of this course you will be able to…

Understand what Power Pivot is
Build complex pivot tables using PowerPivot
Able to use Power Query, Power View & Power Map

Course Content

What is Power Pivot ?
What are the benefits of using Power Pivot ?
How to enable the Power Pivot add-in
The Power Pivot Window

Importing Your Data and the Data Model

How to import data into the PowerPivot Data Model.
Importing Data from a variety of Data Sources
Working with Data Connections
Refreshing Data

Creating the Power Pivot Data Model

How to create relationships between tables in the PowerPivot Data Model.
Understanding One-to Many Relationships

Excel Analysis Tables

What is an Excel Analysis Table?
Using Slicers to filter data in the Table
Why Excel Tables are important to Power Pivot
Adding Linked Tables to the Data Model

Analysing Data using a Pivot Table

Understanding Compact Layout
Changing the Layout
Using the in-situ filters
Grouping data for ad-hoc subtotals
Grouping date columns into years, months

Creating PivotTables with PowerPivot

How to create a PivotTable with PowerPivot data
How to use the Field list with the Data Model
What is different in a PowerPivot Pivot Table
How Drill-down differs in PowerPivot.
Creating a Flattened Pivot Table to analyse combinations of unique data.

Working with Dates in Power Pivot

How to analyse by Year, Quarter, Month etc.
Why a Date Table (Calendar Table) is required
Generating & Marking as a Date Table.

Using Slicers to Filter Data

How to filer data using Slicers
Connecting Slicers to multiple Tables

Using Pivot Charts and Dashboards

What is different about PowerPivot Charts
Connecting Slicers to Pivot Charts
Creating “Dashboards”.

Creating Simple Calculated Columns

How to create a Calculated Column
Looking up values from related tables
What is a Calculated Field
How to Add a Calculated Field to a PowerPivot PivotTable
What are PowerPivot Sets?

Power Query

Adding Data to Power Query from various data sources
Creating a Query, the Query Editor Window
Load to Worksheet and Load to Data Model
Remove Duplicate Data in Columns
Split and Merge Columns of Data
Group data to create summary Queries
Merge and Append Queries
Transpose Data to swap Rows and Columns
Filling data Down populating missing values
Unpivot Columns: flatten a cross tab table
Duplicate Columns
Creating Custom Columns and Additional Date Columns
Working with Applied Steps
Importing Data from a Folder

Power View

The Power View Field List
Using Text Boxes
Creating Tables
Changing Table Visualisations
Using a Matrix and Enable Drill Down
Using Cards; Setting up Titles and Pictures
Creating Chart Visualisations and Interactive Charts
Creating Power View Slicers
Using Tiles
Using Power View Filters
Working with interactive Bubble Charts using the Play Axis
Creating Power View Maps

Power Map

Create a Power Map & Plot Geographic Data
Creation Visualisation; Column, Bubble, Heatmap, Regions
Using the 3-D Environment
Using Charts with Power Maps
Working with Layers and adding Scenes
Adding Annotations
Visualising Data over Time
Playing the Tour