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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Training

Learn to use Excel tools to build effective actionable dashboards.

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Excel’s ability to integrate and visualize data is the focus of this day long course, using the latest features in Excel. Work through multiple exercises to learn to master the tools of data modelling, analysis and building visuals for effective Dashboards.

Participants will create a data model with a range of data sources using Power Pivot and use Get and Transform to connect and manipulate a range of data sources including cloud databases, websites and Facebook. Learn how to fully utilise Excel to create interactive Dashboards, Charting tools and Visualisation techniques.

We complete the course by working through a Case Study pulling all the aspects we teach on the day together.

  • Business Case Study – We start with raw sales data for a Comedy Roadshow. We model the data using PowerPivot, creating relationships and the necessary calculations to build our interactive Dashboard for assessing Sales performance and profitability across various cities. Read our full course outline here.

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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Times
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
10
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training Live Online
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
L10, 333 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 37 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 90 Phillip Street, Parramatta NSW 2150

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
*REMOTE* Level 3, 466 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Ethos House, Level 1, 28 Ainslie Place, Canberra ACT 2601

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 3, 97 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Details

Price
$440
Duration
1 day
Time
9am - 4pm ( approx )
Class Size (max)
Capped*
Class Size (avg)
5
Reference Materials
Provided
Training Computer
Provided
CPD Hours
6 hours
Delivery
Instructor-led training
Address
Level 4, 220 St Georges Tce, Perth WA 6000

*Limited in-class seats due to COVID-19.
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What do I need to know to attend?

This Excel Analysis & Dashboards training course is suitable for those who already have an intermediate level knowledge of Excel.

The course is aimed at those who want to use the latest features of Excel to their full capability.

Attendance of our other courses is not a pre-requisite for this course.

This course is not recommended for MAC users.

Excel Analysis and Dashboards Learning Outcomes

  • Connect to cloud databases and websites
  • Create relationships using a Power Pivot data model
  • Effectively analyse data in Excel
  • Create interactive visualisations

 

  • Review Pivot Tables and Charts within a data model
  • Extend Pivot Table and Chart technical skills and features
  • Use a from web data forlive share price connection
  • Manipulate data sources using query editor

Excel Analysis and Dashboards Course Content

  • Data Modelling
  • Starting a dataset in Excel
  • Multiple Tables
  • Data Modelling
  • Get & Transform
  • Understanding Get & Transform
  • Understanding the Navigator Pane
  • Creating a New Query From a File
  • Creating a New Query From the Web
  • Understanding the Query Editor
  • Displaying the Query Editor
  • Managing Data Columns
  • Get & Transform (cont'd)
  • Reducing Data Row
  • Adding a Data Column
  • Transforming Data
  • Editing Query Steps
  • Merging Queries
  • Working With Merged Queries
  • Saving and Sharing Queries
  • The Advanced Editor
  • Power Pivot
  • Understanding Relational Data
  • Common Sense Data Modelling
  • Enabling Power Pivot
  • Connecting to a Data Source
  • Working with The Data Model
  • Working with Data Model Fields
  • Changing A Power Pivot View
  • Power Pivot (cont'd)
  • Creating A Data Model PivotTable
  • Using Related Power Pivot Fields
  • Creating A Calculated Field
  • Creating A Concatenated Field
  • Formatting Data Model Fields
  • Using Calculated Fields
  • Creating A Timeline
  • Adding Slicers
  • Great functions for Analysis
  • Understanding Data Lookup Functions
  • Using CHOOSE
  • Using VLOOKUP
  • Using VLOOKUP For Exact Matches
  • Using HLOOKUP
  • Using INDEX
  • Using SUMIF
  • Using SUMIFS
  • Using SUMPRODUCT
  • Data Validation
  • Validation Criteria
  • Input Messages & Error Messages
  • Drop-Down Lists
  • Formulas
  • Customised Validation Criteria
  • Creating A Number Range Validation
  • Data Validation (cont'd)
  • Testing A Validation
  • Creating an Error Message
  • Creating a Drop Down List
  • Using Formulas as Validation Criteria
  • Circling Invalid Data
  • Removing Invalid Circles
  • Using Sparklines to show trends
  • What is a Sparkline?
  • Types of Sparklines
  • Showing Sparklines only
  • Specifying a Date Axis
  • Hidden Data and Sparklines
  • Sparklines and Targets
  • Using Conditional formatting
  • Using Conditional Formatting with a Dashboard
  • Top 10 & Custom Formatting
  • Data Bars
  • Show data bars outside the data cell
  • Colour Scales
  • Icon Sets
  • Creating Rules Based Icon Set
  • Removing unnecessary icons
  • Using Symbols in Reporting
  • Using the Camera Tool
  • Pivot Tables
  • Structure of Pivot Tables
  • Using Compound Fields
  • Counting in A PivotTable
  • Formatting PivotTable Values
  • Working with Grand Total & Subtotals
  • Finding the Percentage of Total
  • Finding the Difference From
  • Grouping in PivotTable Reports
  • Creating Running Totals
  • Pivot Tables
  • Creating Calculated Fields
  • Providing Custom Names
  • Creating Calculated Items
  • PivotTable Options
  • Sorting in a PivotTable
  • Top and Bottom Views
  • Date Grouping Options
  • Hiding or Showing Data Items
  • Conditional Formatting and Sparklines in Pivot Tables
  • Pivot Caches and File Size
  • PivotCharts
  • Inserting a PivotChart
  • Defining the PivotChart Structure
  • Changing the PivotChart Type
  • Using the PivotChart Filter Field Buttons
  • Moving Pivot Charts to Chart Sheets
  • Moving Pivot Charts to Chart Sheets
  • Slicers in Reports
  • What are Slicers?
  • Creating Slicers
  • Using a Slicer on Multiple Pivot Tables
  • Renaming Pivot Tables
  • Timeline Slicer
  • Trending Charts
  • Why do we use Trending Charts?
  • Appropriate Chart Types for Trending
  • Vertical or Y-Axis Scales
  • Chart Titles linking to a Cell
  • Comparative Trending
  • Labelling
  • Using a Secondary Axis
  • Formatting Key Data Points
  • How to display Actuals and Forecasts
  • Averages and Data Smoothing
  • Other Report Charts
  • Top and Bottom Charts
  • How to show Top or Bottom in Data Labels
  • Waterfall Charts
  • Histograms
  • Creating Histograms using Formulas
  • Creating Histograms using Pivot Tables
  • Creating Histograms using Excel’s Statistical Charts
  • Charting performance against a target
  • Performance against Targets
  • Creating Thermometer Chart
  • Bullet Graph
  • Defining Dashboards
  • Purpose of a Dashboard
  • Working out what is needed
  • What are the data sources
  • Will the audience need further data to drill-down to?
  • How often will/can the data refresh?
  • Does it need to be maintained?
  • How easy will it be to maintain?
  • Dashboard Design Principles
  • Thirteen common mistakes in dashboard design
  • Making an Interface
  • Using Macros with Dashboards
  • Recording a Macro
  • Navigation using Macros
  • Macros to Change Chart types
  • Macros and Pivots
  • Pulling it all together – Case Study
  • We start with raw sales data for a Comedy Roadshow. We model a the data using PowerPivot, creating relationships and the necessary calculations to build our interactive Dashboard for assessing Sales performance and profitability across various cities.

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I enjoyed the course. I feel it would have been better if we were all in attendance or or all remote, one or the other, however saying that I feel that Jagg handled the group well and presented great and kept us all in touch and I felt included in the day. Thank you Jagg. -Excel Beginner Adelaide
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very well explained, easy to follow. -Excel Beginner Adelaide
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There was a good content however was good Q&A at the start to determine focus areas for the day. This enabled teaching points to be relevant to the training audience. -Analysis & Dashboards Brisbane
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Fantastic trainer. -Excel Beginner Adelaide
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Enjoyable day, Stuart taught interesting points and lessons. I will be able to use much of the teachings in my work scenarios. -Analysis & Dashboards Brisbane
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I have had a wonderful day and have learned so much. Michael was an amazing facilitator,well paced learning and nothing was too much trouble to go over. I look forward to doing more courses with and in particular with Michael. Thank you very much!!! -Excel Beginner Parramatta
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This was a very valuable course for me. I learnt a lot of useful tips & will be able to make much better use of Excel in future. John explained everything very clearly & the level of training was perfect for me. Thank you very much! -Excel Intermediate Melbourne
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