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Power BI - Prepare Your Data Efficiently for Excel Analysis

ID: 59917
Thursday February 22, 2024 12:00AM - Saturday February 1, 2025 12:00AM
Topics: Technology

Before you can analyze data, you first must get the data. This course focuses on getting data into Excel using different data sources. Whether your data is text, comma delimited (CSV), reports, Excel, databases, web, applications and/or many others, Excel provides the ability to access that data. 

You will learn about tools that have been added to Excel that will make accessing that data even easier, such as data models and Power Query (Get and Transform). After this class, you will finally be able to get the data you need to perform data analysis. 

This session is presented using Excel 2019/Office 365. Regardless of the version you are using, most concepts covered in this course apply to all versions of Excel. 

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to... 

  • Differentiate between improper and proper data structure 
  • Select the best way to import data into Excel 
  • Identify ways to use  Power Query to clean your data 

Program Content:

The major topics that will be covered in this class include: 

  • Getting data into the correct structure 
  • Data sources that you can access 
  • Working with multiple tables and data sources 
  • Steps to import data for analysis 
  • Introduction to Power Query and Get and Transform 

Who should attend: Anyone who uses Excel to analyze data