Analyzing Data with Excel


This 3-day instructor led course is designed to give students the ability to add BI techniques to Excel data analysis. The course goes beyond the capabilities of tables and charts and uses Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model, and Power BI.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard
  • explore and extend an Excel data model
  • pre-format and import a .CSV file
  • import data from a SQL Server database
  • import data from a report
  • create measures using advanced DAX functions
  • create data visualizations in Excel
  • create a Power BI dashboard with Excel.


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.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality
  • working knowledge of relational databases
  • extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals
  • basic knowledge of data analytics equivalent to having attended course 10994.

Onsite training?

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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