Power Pivot for Microsoft Excel Course
Our Power Pivot for Microsoft Excel Course gives you the ability to unleash some of excel’s great business intelligence features. This course covers the following items:
• Import & query data with Power Pivot workbooks
• Generate PivotTable and PivotChart reports
• Create relationships between Power Pivot tables
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One day or two half-days
After completing this course you will be able to describe the main ways to import and query data using Power Pivots workbooks in Excel, to generate PivotTable and PivotChart reports and to create relationships between Power Pivot tables.
Who is this Course for
Professionals who want to use Power Pivot full capabilities in Excel 2010 and who recognise the need for Business Intelligence.
Previous knowledge of Excel PivotTable features is useful but not essential. Basic understanding of relational data is useful but not essential.
Click on the headings below for more information on course topics:
- Why use PowerPivots
- PowerPivot Workbooks
- The PowerPivot tab
- Data sources
- Using the Table Import Wizard
- Import and Filter from Databases
- Run SQL Query
- Get Data from Files
- Copy and Paste Data
- Create Linked Tables
- Formatting Numbers
- Handling Technical and Useless Columns
- Understanding Calculated Columns
- Using Lookup Tables
- Understanding Measures
- Handling Many Tables
- Refreshing Data
- Understanding relationships
- Review existing relationships
- Create new relationships
Building DAX Formulas
- Formula basics
- DAX Data Types
- DAX Operators
- Calculated Columns Examples
- DAX Measure Examples
- RELATED, CALCULATE functions
PivotTables & PivotChart Reporting
- Difference between Excel PivotTable and PowerPivot PivotTables
- Updating the table
- Changing the table structure
- Formatting the PivotTable
- Creating a PivotChart
- PivotChart Layouts
- Changing the Chart type
- Formatting the Chart
- Adding slicers to PivotTables and Charts
- Resizing Slicers
- Slicer options
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