Data Analysis Fundamentals using Excel
About this course
The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add analysis capabilities to Excel spreadsheets and to provide students with a foundation to learn about more advanced data analytics with Excel or Power BI.
This course is intended for anyone who wants to take the data analysis technologies in Excel beyond formulas and add more advanced capabilities such as dashboards, hierarchies, and relationships.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Create an Excel report
- Create an Excel table
- Create a pivot table and pivot chart
- Create a dashboard and analyze data
- Create Hierarchies
- Create an Excel data model and connect to external data
Module 1: Reporting in Excel
This module explains how to create a report in Excel
- Filtering and Formatting Data
Lab : Create an Excel report
Module 2: Excel Tables
This module explains how to create data tables in Excel.
- Excel Data Tables.
- Summarizing Data.
Lab : Create an Excel Table
Module 3: Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
This module describes pivot tables and pivot charts and how to work with them.
- Pivot Tables
- Pivot Charts
- Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
Lab : Importing Data from a CSV File
Module 4: Dashboards
This module describes Excel dashboards, how to create them and the role in data analysis in Excel pivot tables.
- Creating a Dashboard.
- Data Analysis in Excel Pivot Tables.
Lab : Create a Dashboard
Module 5: Hierarchies
This module describes hierarchies and time data.
- Time Data.
Lab : Creating Hierarchies
Module 6: The Excel Data Model
This module explores the Excel data model and looks at ways of extending it.
- Using an Excel Data Model.
- External Data.
Lab : Explore an Excel Data Model
This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:
- Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
- Advanced working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas.
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