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Power BI - Prepare Your Data Efficiently for Excel Analysis

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Power BI - Prepare Your Data Efficiently for Excel Analysis

Speaker: Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    2h

During this webcast you will learn about tools that have been added to Excel that will make accessing data, from various data sources, even easier, such as data models and Power Query (Get and Transform).

Learning outcomes

  • 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

£79.00 (CIMA members only)

£99.00

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Overview

This webcast is part of the 2020 Power BI Series. Please see below for the suggested viewing order.

Before you can analyze data, you first must get the data. This webcast 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 webcast you will finally be able to get the data you need to perform data analysis.

This series is presented using Excel 2019/Office 365. Regardless of the version you are using, most concepts covered in this webcast series apply to all versions of Excel.

Explore the other webcasts in the 2020 Power BI Series:

Power BI - Introduction to MS Power BI Tools
Power BI - Analyze Your Data With Excel Pivot Tables
Power BI - Create Excel Dashboards for Maximum Impact
Power BI - Use Power Query to Transform Your Data
Power BI - Go Beyond PivotTables with Power Pivot
Power BI - Use Advanced Calculations with DAX Formulas
Power BI - Use PBI Desktop to Create Reports and Dashboards
Power BI - Share Your Data Analysis using PowerBI.com

Key Topics:

  • 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

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone who uses Excel to analyze data

Professional development

This Video offers 2 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Working knowledge of Excel features and functions
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:2h
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£79.00 (CIMA members only)

£99.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

    Bryan serves as a trusted adviser to CPAs in public accounting, as well as business and industry, on all aspects of information technology. Bryan’s expertise includes in-depth knowledge of paperless work flow solutions, the impact of technology on internal controls, strategic IT infrastructure design and information security best practices. As a nationally recognized author and presenter on information technology issues impacting CPAs, Bryan is passionate about the opportunities for CPAs to benefit from safe and secure computing.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Leadership role in IT consulting services for a top 10 and two top 100 firms over the past 25 years.
    • Nationally recognized speaker on technology issues impacting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on internal controls, disaster recovery planning and information security.
    • Specialized knowledge in project management systems
    • Charter member of the Masters of Science in Information Assurance (MISA), Walsh College, Troy, Michigan
    • Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group - Michigan
    • Member of the AICPA CITP (Certified Information technology Professional) Credential Committee
    • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs Information
    • Technology Committee and Leadership Committee

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