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Analyzing Data with Excel (MS-20779)

Training overview
3 days
Professional Course

Course description

Analyzing Data with Excel (MS-20779)

About this course:

Analyzing Data with Excel (MS-20779) is a 3 day course, that focuses mostly on integrating BI techniques to Excel Data analysis, therefore this course increases the capabilities of students from making pie charts and tables to Pivot charts, the Excel data Model and Power BI. The courseware is supported by virtual labs to provide practice on real platforms. Moreover, students will get a recognized certificate on completion off the course.

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Who should attend?


The target audience of this course includes:

  • Students experienced in analyzing data with Excel and who wish to add BI techniques to their expertise.
  • SQL Server report creators who want to learn alternative methods of presenting data.


Students attempting this course must have a previous understanding of the following:

  • Basic working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its functions
  • Familiarity of relational databases.
  • Complete Knowhow of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals.

Suggested prerequisites courses:

  • SQL Database for Beginners

Training content

Course Objective:

After completing this course, students will be able to: 

  • Explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard.
  • Explore and extend an Excel data model.
  • Pre-format and import a .CSV file.
  • use data from a SQL Server database
  • use data from a previous reports.
  • Build measures using advanced DAX functions.
  • Build data visualizations in Excel.
  • Build a Power BI dashboard with Excel.

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