Lawrence is a Sales Manager and Training instructor at Leading Edge Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd since April 2008 and has been a technical instructor since 2004. Lawrence combines technical knowledge with good communications skills and consistently receives enthusiastic reviews from his students. Lawrence has trained in all 9 provinces of South Africa as well as in the DRC, Botswana, and Swaziland.
Operating Systems and Application Software Windows 95 – Windows 10, Office 97/2000/XP/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 Linux PowerBI Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project, Visio, Microsoft Excel Dashboards Open /Libre Office Writer, Calc, Impress, Base Thunderbird Google Apps Gimp, Scribus Wordpress and Joomla Content Management Systems Soft skills / Business Skills Selling, Presentation, Communication, Time Management & Anger Management.
Certified Certified Technical Trainer (Ctt+) N5 Electrical Engineering Installation Liaison Officer (Telecommunication) Business Communication Entrepreneurship Microsoft Office Specialist, Word, Excel, PowerPoint ICDL Network+ I-Net+Hardware and Networking from City & Guilds of London IC3 Google AdWords Google Analytics
This course is offered in conjunction with LGIT Smart Solutions.
The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add BI techniques to Excel data analysis. The course goes beyond the capabilities of tables and charts and uses Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model, and Power BI.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Save up to 10% by booking and paying
10 business days before the course.
Information may change without notice.
This course is intended for students who are experienced with Microsoft Excel and who wish to add Business intelligence techniques and visualization. The course will take students beyond the capabilities of tables and charts using Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model and Power BI.
Before attending this course, students must have:
Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Working knowledge of relational databases.
Extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals.
Basic knowledge of data analytics equivalent to having attended Excel Dashboards.
Course Outline / Curriculum
Module 1: Data Analysis in Excel This module looks at the classic Excel dashboard and at ways to extend it. - Classic Data Analysis with Excel - Excel Pivot Tables - Limitations of Classic Data Analysis
Module 2: The Excel Data Model This module looks at the classic Excel data model and at ways to extend it. - Using an Excel Data Model - DAX
Module 3: Importing Data from Files This module looks at pre-formatting and importing CSV files. - Importing Data into Excel - Shaping and Transforming Data - Loading Data
Module 4: Importing Data from Databases This module looks at how to import data into Excel from a SQL Server database. - Available Data Sources - Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data - Table Relationships and Hierarchies - Loading Data
Module 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports This module describes how to import data from a report. - Importing Data from Excel Reports - Transforming Excel report Data
Module 6: Creating and Formatting Measures This module describes how to create and format measures. - DAX - Measures - Advanced DAX Functions
Module 7: Visualizing Data in Excel This module describes how to visualize data in Excel. - Pivot Charts - Cube Functions - Charts for Cube Functions
Module 8: Using Excel with Power BI This module describes how to use Excel with Power BI. - Power BI - Uploading Excel Data to Power BI - Power BI Mobile App
Schedule Dates and Booking
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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.
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Wed 24 Nov 2021
For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport,
consider the Gautrain.
Take the Gautrain to the Malboro station.
Purchace a R15 ticket for the Woodlands Office Park Shuttle Service.
The shuttle will come directly down Western Service road.
Ask to be dropped at the entrace to Western Woods Office Park.
For more information you can download
the official Gautrain brochure.
Bringing your own PC
It is very important that you have full administrator rights to your
computer so that any software needed for the course can be installed
Please ensure that you arrive at least 30min early on the first day
of training in order to get your PC setup correctly.
If this is not possible then it will be better to make use of our