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Excel as a BI Tool: Power Query - Webinar

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  • Webinar
  • October 2018
  • Online Compliance Panel
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Do you import data into Excel from other sources such as CSV files text files web pages databases or SharePoint Does the data that you import need to be cleaned before it can be used cleaning refers to things like removing duplicate rows removing blank rows removing unnecessary columns converting case changing date formats and more Do you spend more time than necessary performing data cleaning tasks If the answer to any of these questions is yes you need to learn how to use Power Query.

Objectives of the Presentation
  • Importing data into Excel from text files
  • Importing data into Excel from web pages
  • Importing data into Excel from a database
  • How to avoid the million-rows limitation by connecting to external sources
  • Creating Pivot Tables from external data sources
  • Using the Query Editor to create calculated columns in pivot tables
  • Using the Query Editor to clean and transform data

Power Query is only available for Excel 2010, Excel 2013 and 2016 for Windows in Office Professional Plus, Office 365 Professional Plus or the standalone editions of Excel 2013 & 2016. If in doubt whether this training is relevant for your version of Excel, please check with your IT department.

Why Should you Attend

If you work with, analyze and generate reports from large datasets, having a good understanding and working knowledge of Power Query is a must!
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  • Mike Thomas Mike Thomas,
    Experienced IT Trainer and Solution Developer ,

    Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business for 26 years. His expertise and experience covers designing and delivering training courses, creating written training materials (Quick Reference Guides and step-by-step tutorials), recording and editing video-based tutorials and providing support to users.

    He is a subject matter expert in a range of Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Office, Lync/Skype for Business and SharePoint. He has extensive experience of working with Cloud-based collaboration tools such as Box and OneDrive and has worked extensively with Mac OSX and Mac-related software since 2006.

    Mike has worked with and for a large number of global and UK-based companies and organizations across a diverse range of sectors including pharmaceutical, healthcare, legal, retail and public sector. In addition to training, he designs and develops Microsoft Office-based solutions that automate key business tasks and processes, which in turn saves time and money and improves productivity. Mike is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute.

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