Course Duration: 3 Days
About This Course
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.
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.
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.
Module 1: Data Analysis in Excel
Module 2: The Excel Data Model
Module 3: Importing Data from Files
Module 4: Importing Data from Databases
Module 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports
Module 6: Creating and Formatting Measures
Module 7: Visualizing Data in Excel
Module 8: Using Excel with Power BI
This class prepares you for Exam 70-779 Analyzing Data with Excel.
To earn the MCSA BI Reporting you must also pass Exam 70-778 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
Microsoft has announced this exam is scheduled to retire January 31, 2021. It will remain on your transcript and as new classes are introduced it may possibly be used as prerequisites.