Power BI - Prepare Your Data Efficiently for Excel Analysis (2 hours)

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Apr 6, 2020

Registration: 6:30 AM / Program: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Fees

Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

* This course is #2 in the Microsoft Power BI series of webinars. Click button in Program Content section below to see suggested viewing order. * Before you can analyze data, you first must get the data. This course focuses on getting data into Excel using different data sources. Whether your data is text, comma delimited (CSV), reports, Excel, databases, web, applications and/or many others, Excel provides the ability to access that data. You will learn about tools that have been added to Excel that will make accessing that data even easier, such as data models and Power Query (Get and Transform). After this class, you will finally be able to get the data you need to perform data analysis. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Designed For

Anyone who uses Excel to analyze data

Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Differentiate between improper and proper data structure
  • Select the best way to import data into Excel
  • Identify ways to use Power Query to clean your data

Major Subjects

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Getting data into the correct structure
  • Data sources that you can access
  • Working with multiple tables and data sources
  • Steps to import data for analysis
  • Introduction to Power Query and Get and Transform

This course is #2 in the Microsoft Power BI series of webinars. Click button below to see suggested viewing order.

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email profdev@orcpa.org.