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Lantec | Course: MS 10994 - Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel

MS 10994 - Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel

$1,395.00
2 days
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Prerequisites

Description

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

Outline

Module 1: Reporting in Excel

This 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 Tables

This 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 Charts

This 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: Dashboards

    This 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: Hierarchies

    This 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 Model

    This 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.

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