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Introduction to Excel 2013 Power Business Intelligence

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Free Course

Learn how to use Excel 2013 Power Business Intelligence features and functions.

  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Publisher

    Channel 9
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

Introduction to Excel 2013 Power BI will teach you 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 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.

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