What you’ll learn Understand what is good and bad data. Good data allows you to analyze it without wasting time …
What you'll learnUnderstand what is good and bad data. Good data allows you to analyze it without wasting time in clean-up. Identify incoming data as good or bad and clean it up very fast. (unimaginably fast) Understand how to detect inefficiency while working and how to find the most efficient approach. Combine transnational data with master data without using VLOOKUP Import millions of rows of data and analyze it quickly Learn which type of visualization to use depending upon business requirements Create interactive and easy-to-understand dashboards using Power BI tools Use Power BI capabilities to find out interesting but usually unseen insights about data using "Quick Insights" Share the dashboards and reports with others in a secure manner
RequirementsYou must know how to use Excel. You must also know how to use Pivot Tables. If you do not know Pivot Tables well, you can check my "Pivot Tables: Second Honeymoon" course.
Objectives1. Help you learn Power BI faster using the Excel knowledge you already have 2. Understand how to gather and clean data 3. Make you self-sufficient in applying this knowledge to your work 4. How to use Power BI and Excel to your advantage
PreparationIf you use Excel, you are good to go. No special preparation is required. Just dive into the course and start learning. No Power BI license required. Use Power BI Desktop - which is completely free. No knowledge of any programming language or database is necessary. Who should take this course Anyone who is using Excel will benefit from this course. If you want to learn Power BI directly, that is also fine. Because the concepts are common. Even if you are an expert, you will find new concepts and ideas which will amplify your impact This course will enhance your Excel skills as well because Power Query and Data Model are also available in Excel Difficulty Level
The entire Power BI life-cycle is covered.1. Power BI - the concepts 2. Importing data from various sources 3. Cleaning up data for Analysis in Power BI 4. Consolidating data across sheets and files 5. Creating a cohesive database (data model) 6. Creating visuals and interactive reports 7. Natural language Question and Answer 8. Introduction to DAX functions 9. Power BI within Excel 10. How to learn and next steps
Who this course is for:Do you spend lot of time in getting data, cleaning it up and creating reports? Then this course is for you. This course is NOT for developers or SQL / Database programmers.