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Introduction to Excel 2013 Power Business Intelligence

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Excel 2013 is a powerful tool, but it is almost endlessly large. There are so many Excel features and functions that few people know how to use all of them, and very few people really know which ones are the most important. This course will give you a full overview of how to use one of the most useful Excel 2013 features - Power Business Intelligence - so that you can bring your Excel skills to a really productive and impressive level.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Channel 9

Description

Outcome

Certification

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This course will give you a strong understanding of the Power Business Intelligence (BI) functions you can add to Microsoft Excel 2013. The course begins by introducing you to the most important Power BI tools and how to set them up in Excel 2013. You will then learn how to create a power query to get data from a web page, how to modify your power query, and how to add the data from the query to your Excel worksheet. You will also learn how to use Power Pivot to manage your data, and will be given an overview of the steps involved in adding an image url to Excel.

The course will then show you how to prepare your Excel data model for creating a Power View. Here, you will learn about the most effective visualizations you can use to display your data in Power View and how to interact 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 within your Power View. Finally, this course will teach you how to create Power Maps and about the data you need to modify in your data model in order to activate it.

If you are interested in a career in business, accounting, or finance, or if you just want to expand your Excel 2013 skills in the most productive way possible, then this is the course for you. The knowledge here can give you the ability to better manage your data and produce much more dynamic and engaging presentations, both of which will enhance your career and make your professional life much easier.  So check out the course, and in just 4 hours you’ll have learned a great new skill.

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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 enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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Course Reviews

Raja Sammar A.
one year ago
Raja Sammar A.

It was a really very nice course and I learnt a lot of new features for excel.

Barbara M.
2 years ago
Barbara M.

Very good foundation course. Highly recommended!

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