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Introduction to Excel 2013 Power Business Intelligence Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In this free course Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI you will learn about the Power Business Intelligence (BI) tools you can add to Excel 2013. You will learn about using power query to import data from the Internet, and add that data to your Excel worksheet. This course also teaches you to display your data with Power Views and Power Maps.

    The course begins by introducing you to the Power BI tools and setting them up in Microsoft Excel 2013. It teaches to create a power query to get data from a web page, where you will also learn about modifying your power query and adding the data from the query to your Excel worksheet. This course also includes learning about preparing your data model for creating a power view and adding an url image to your data tables.

    You will learn about the different visualizations you can use to display your data in power view and interacting with reports in power view to get them to display different data. You will also learn about tiling a card report so it won’t affect your other reports in the same power view, and how to add a simple map to display in your power view.

    Finally, this course will teach you to create power maps and about data you need to modify in your data model to activate it. You will learn that power maps uses Bing maps and you will need geographical information in your data model for power maps to work properly. You will also learn about creating new scenes and displaying your data on a power map. You will learn about setting the transition between your scenes and creating a video out of your finished power map.

    This free Alison course will be of great interest to business, accounting and finance professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2013 and learn about displaying their Excel worksheet data for more dynamic and engaging presentations.

    Prerequisites: The learner should have basic skills in using Microsoft Excel 2013 and an understanding of data relationships.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Identify the uses of Power BI.
    - Recognise how to set up Power BI tools in Microsoft Excel.
    - Recognise how to use Power Query to take information from the internet.
    - Recognise how to use Power Pivot to manage your data.
    - Identify how to set your default field set for your power view.
    - Identify the steps involved in adding an image url.
    - Identify how to create a power view.
    - Recognise the different ways interact with your data in power view.
    - Identify how to animate you chart base on time in power view.
    - Recognise how to create a tilled card report in power view.
    - Recognise how power maps relies on there be geographical information in your data.
    - Recognise how to create a power map.
    - Discuss the different methods for configuring your power map.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 5 )
  • Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI
  • Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI - Course Resource Files
  • Module 1: Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Power BI
    • Exploring Power Query
    • Creating a Power Query
    • Modifying the Power Query
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Preparing the Data Model
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Reviewing the Data Model
    • Preparing the Data Model
    • Adding an Image URL and Exploring Prepared Data Model
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: Creating Power Views
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Creating Power View Sheets
    • Interacting with the Data regions
    • Tiling the Card Report
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 4: Creating Power Maps
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Exploring Power Map
    • Configuring Scenes
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 5: Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI Assessment
    • Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI Assessment
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 1: Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI
In this module you will be introduced to Power BI, you will learn about what power BI is and how to setup Power BI Tools for Microsoft Excel. You will learn about creating a power query, to get data form a web page. You will learn about modifying the query and adding the data from the query to your Excel worksheet.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 2: Preparing the Data Model
In this module you will be introduced to preparing your Data model, you will learn about how preparing your data model will affect your Power view. You will learn about setting up the Default fields and table behaviour for when you create your power view. You will learn about adding a url image to your data tables.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 3: Creating Power Views
In this module you will be introduced to creating power views, you will learn about adding data from your tables to the power view. You will learn about different visualizations you can use to display your data in power view. You will learn about interacting with the reports in your Power view to get them to display different data. You will learn about tilling a card report so it won’t affect your other reports in the same power view it’s in. you will learn about adding a simple map to display in your power view.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 4: Creating Power Maps
In this module you will be introduced to creating Power Maps, you will learn about creating a power map and what data you may have to change or unhide in the data model for you power map to work. You will learn about how power maps uses Bing maps and will need geographical information to work. You will learn about creating new scenes and displaying your data on a power map. You will learn setting the transition between your scenes and creating a video out of your finished power map.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours

  • Publisher

    Channel 9

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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