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Microsoft® Excel®: Introduction to Power Pivot and Data Modelling (1 Day Course)

Upcoming Dates: August 2, 2019 | October 4, 2019 | Check for more dates >

Location: Downtown Toronto | Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1800, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some Avantix Learning courses may be held at an alternate downtown Toronto location)

Microsoft Excel Versions: 2016 | 2019 | 365 (only certain versions of Excel have Power Pivot)

Category: Microsoft Excel Power BI (Business Intelligence) Tools

Learning Path: Level 4

Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training

Custom training: Available on request. Contact us to arrange a date.


This course introduces students to one of the most exciting and powerful tools in Excel – Power Pivot. Power Pivot is part of Excel’s suite of Business Intelligence (BI) tools and allows users to work with large data sets in Excel’s data model. Users can manipulate data in many ways quickly and easily using Power Pivot. During this course, students will import data into the Power Pivot data model, create relationships between tables, write calculated columns and measures and generate more powerful pivot tables from Power Pivot. Students will create expressions using DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) and update from Power Pivot data sources. Queries will be created and then students will use the data within Power Pivot and then generate supercharged pivot tables.


Course details

Duration: 1 day (9 am - 4 pm)

Course Fee: $275 CDN per person + HST (bring your own device) or $325 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device)*

Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced or equivalent knowledge and skills.


Course topics

Getting Started with Power Pivot

  • Overview of the capabilities of Power Pivot
  • Versions of Excel that support Power Pivot
  • Standard Excel pivot tables compared to Power Pivot pivot tables
  • Using the Data Model in Excel

Creating a Workbook with Power Pivot

  • Viewing the Power Pivot data model window
  • Examining the Ribbon in the Power Pivot data model window
  • Importing data into Power Pivot
  • Data sources supported in Power Pivot workbooks
  • Data types supported in Power Pivot workbooks
  • Returning to Excel

Creating Relationships

  • Viewing tables in Diagram View
  • Primary keys and foreign keys
  • Naming conventions for Power Pivot tables
  • Creating relationships between tables
  • Moving between views

Creating Pivot Tables and Charts with Power Pivot Data

  • Creating a pivot table from Power Pivot data
  • Creating a pivot chart from Power Pivot data
  • Adding fields from related tables in pivot tables and charts
  • Inserting slicers to use with pivot charts and pivot tables
  • Refreshing pivot tables and pivot charts

Creating Calculated Columns and Measures in Power Pivot

  • Creating calculated columns in Power Pivot
  • Creating a measure or calculated field in Power Pivot
  • Creating a measure or calculated field in Excel
  • Using Implicit vs explicit measures in pivot tables
  • Editing or renaming a calculated column or measure
  • Deleting a measures

Overview of DAX (Data Analysis Expressions)

  • Getting started using DAX
  • Where to use DAX formulas
  • Key concepts with DAX formulas
  • Creating DAX formulas
  • Types of operations you can perform with DAX
  • DAX functions compared to Excel functions
  • DAX data types
  • Key DAX functions such as CALCULATE

Refreshing or Changing Data in Power Pivot

  • Manually refreshing data
  • Automatic or scheduled refreshes
  • Recalculating formulas

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Who will benefit

This course has been designed for Microsoft Excel users who have completed the Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced and the Microsoft Excel: Introduction to Power Query to Get and Transform Data courses or have equivalent knowledge and skills.


Can I bring my own device?

Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful.


What's included

Included in this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support


Microsoft Office training series

Other courses in this series include:

Microsoft Excel: Data Analysis with Functions, Dashboards and What-If Analysis Tools

Microsoft Excel: Introduction to Power Query to Get and Transform Data

Microsoft Excel: Introduction to VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Microsoft Project: Introduction

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About Avantix Learning courses

Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio.

Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses may also be offered at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request.


Questions?

Have a question? Email us at info@avantixlearning.ca.

You can also find information about all of our courses on our web site at www.avantixlearning.ca.

Refunds/Cancellations

We understand that your plans may change. Check out our refund policy for information regarding refunds and transfers.

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