TLGPBIE16R - Data Analysis using Excel 2016 - Level 1 - Report Builders

This is the first course in TLG Learning’s exclusive Data Analysis using Excel 2016 series. This course lays the foundation for Power BI Report Builder using Excel. Report Builders will learn everything they need to create highly effective PivotTable and PivotChart reports using data sources that are created using Excel. Topics covered include an overview of the PowerPivot add-in, creating effective and professional reports, creating data driven narratives, effectively applying different chart styles, using data hierarchies, and creating simple custom data calculations.

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Excel level 1, PivotTable & Pivot Chart skills; plus a basic understanding of database concepts is useful, but not required.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1 : Introducing PowerPivot

What Is Power BI for Excel?
What is PowerPivot?
Power BI for Excel Key Features
The Self-Service BI Model
PowerPivot Components

Lesson 2 : Defining a Report

What is a PowerPivot Report?
Defining a Report
Data-Driven Storytelling

Lesson 3 : Understanding PowerPivot Data

Understanding Data Terminology
Understanding Tables
Understanding Relationships
Diagnosing Data Models
Data Model Schemas

Lesson 4 : Create Reports using PowerPivot Data

Making Changes to PowerPivot Data
Creating PowerPivot PivotTables
Creating PowerPivot PivotCharts
Creating Slicers
Graphing Data

Lesson 5 : Creating PowerPivot Functions

Calculated Columns
What is DAX?
Understanding DAX Functions
Common DAX Functions
Dates and Date Functions