Excel Power Pivot

Course Length: 12hrs (2 Days)

Microsoft Power Pivot provides you with the tools needed to substantially increase Excel's already very powerful Pivot tables by combining different kinds of data from multiple sources. It even allows you to create custom functions inside calculated columns using the Data Analysis Expression language (DAX). With Power Pivot for Excel you can analyze your data in ways you never thought possible before.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will become familiar with Power Pivot and its advanced selection of features. You will learn how to import multiple data sets, refresh that data, and create meaningful and powerful Pivot tables and charts to enable you to analyze your data with ease. You will also learn about DAX and how to use it.  You will:

- Combine multiple data sources into a single consolidated report
- Import and refresh new data
- Add calculated columns to your tables and manage table relationships
- Create Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
- Organize, format, sort and filter your Power Pivot data
- Manipulate Power Pivot data Using DAX functions
- Extract data from tables using functions
- Protect your reports and save them in different formats

Course Outline:
Section1: Getting Started with Power Pivot

Enable and Navigate
Import Data from Various Data Sources
Refresh Data from a Data Source
Create Linked Tables

Section 2: Manipulating Power Pivot Data
Organize and Format Tables
Create Calculated Columns
Sort and Filter Power Pivot Data
Create and Manage Table Relationships

Section 3: Creating Power Pivot Reports
Create Pivot Tables
Create Pivot Charts
Create Power Views
Filter Data Using Slicers
Present Pivot Table Data Visually

Section 4: Using DAX Functions in Power Pivot
Manipulate Power Pivot Data Using DAX Functions
Extract Data from Tables Using Functions
Work with Time Dependent Data

Section 5: Distributing Power Pivot Data
Protect Reports
Save Reports in Different File Formats