Learn how to apply your analytical skills and be able to produce reports & dashboards using Microsoft Excel 2016 , This course is for Excel Mid level users specifically looking for harnessing the power of analytics functionalities within Excel 2016.
About this course
Excel is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day-to-day functioning. Excel is extensively used for managing projects, operations, budgeting and almost every function within the organization that needs the power of data aggregation, analysis and reporting.
The course takes you from operations such as reading data into excel using various data formats, organizing and manipulating data, to some of the more advanced functionality of Excel. All along, Excel functionality is introduced using easy to understand examples which are demonstrated in a way that learners can become comfortable in understanding and applying them.
The ability to analyze data is a powerful skill that helps you make better decisions. Microsoft Excel is one of the top tools for data analysis and the built-in pivot tables are arguably the most popular analytic tool.
In this course, you will learn how to perform data analysis using Excel’s most popular features. You will learn how to create pivot tables from a range with rows and columns in Excel. You will see the power of Excel pivots in action and their ability to summarize data in flexible ways, enabling quick exploration of data and producing valuable insights from the accumulated data.
Pivots & Power Pivots are used in many different industries by millions of users who share the goal of reporting the performance of companies and organizations. In addition, Excel formulas can be used to aggregate data to create meaningful reports. To complement, pivot charts and slicers can be used together to visualize data and create easy to use dashboards.
You should have a basic understanding of creating formulas and how cells are referenced by rows and columns within Excel to take this course. If required, you can find many help topics on Excel at the Microsoft Office Support Site. You are welcome to use any supported version of Excel you have installed in your computer, however, the instructions are based on Excel 2016. You may not be able to complete all exercises as demonstrated in the lectures but workarounds are provided in the lab instructions or Discussion forum. Please note that Excel for Mac does not support many of the features demonstrated in this course.
After taking this course you’ll be ready to continue to our more advanced Excel course, Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel.
|Course Structure & Framework for Data analysis||00:00:00|
|Prerequisite for taking this course||00:00:00|
|Basic Maneuver on the Data ribbon and features in Excel.||00:00:00|
|Data Extraction in Excel 2016|
|Extracting data from various sources | Web , Text , SQL tables & others||00:00:00|
|Appending Data using the Queries fiunction||00:00:00|
|Query Editor features and functions||00:00:00|
|Understanding connection properties & how to modify existing data connections||00:00:00|
|Setting up data Connection parameters||00:00:00|
|Refreshing data connection and automating the same.||00:00:00|
|Data Categorization in Excel 2016|
|Understand and Make use of Sort , Group by and Filter functions on the extracted data||00:00:00|
|Working with Advanced filtering option||00:00:00|
|Working with Text , CSV files – Data transformation of flat files||00:00:00|
|Removing duplicates & perform data validation||00:00:00|
|Managing Data models on power Pivot||00:00:00|
|Excel 2016 : Scenario Manager|
|Create What if scenario on Excel 2016||00:00:00|
|Forecasting function in Excel 2016||00:00:00|
|Data Visualization in Excel|
|Strategies for choosing the right chart for your data||00:00:00|
|Inserting and working with inserted excel charts||00:00:00|
|Data Chart vs Pivot Charts ? Understand the difference||00:00:00|
|Making use of spark lines on the excel reports||00:00:00|
|Data Visualization process and strategies in Detail||00:00:00|
|Making use of slicers and timelines||00:00:00|
|Making use 3D Maps in excel reports||00:00:00|
|Course conclusion and assignments|
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