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PowerPivot for End Users

PowerPivot for End Users
Course Code : 50433A
Duration : 2 Days
Format : Instructor-Led SAQA Level:
Certification Exam : None Credits:
Certification Track : None National Certificate:

This 2-day Instructor Led course How to use PowerPivot to access data sources, create relationships, use the PowerPivot DAX expressions and generate and format reports. You will also explore how PowerPivot workbooks can be integrated with SharePoint 2010.

Audience
Advanced Excel users, users that want to gain familiarity with PowerPivot to build compelling reports.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore every aspect of using Microsoft PowerPivot.

Prerequisites
Some familiarity with SharePoint Server administration.

Student Materials
The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

Module 1: Overview
This lab explains the new and enhanced features in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

Lessons

  • A simple introduction module.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand your course, classroom, classmates, facility and instructor.

Module 2: PowerPivot Introduction
In this module we take a look at the lessons of the module!

Lessons

  • PowerPivot Introduction.

Lab : Installing PowerPivot

  • Install PowerPivot for Excel.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install PowerPivot for Excel.
  • Be able to navigate the PowerPivot windows.
  • Understand the new features of Excel 2010.

Module 3: PowerPivot Data Sources
In this module we take a look at the lessons of the module!

Lessons

  • Supported Data Sources.

Lab : Loading Data Sources

  • Load Data From SQL Server.
  • Load Data From Text Files.
  • Load Data via Copy and Paste.
  • Load Data via Data Feeds.
  • Load Data via Reporting Services.

Lab : Cleaning Data

  • Cleaning data in PowerPivot.

Lab : Creating Relationships

  • Create Relationship between Data Sources.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Import various data sources into PowerPivot.
  • Understand how to clean imported data.


Module 4: PowerPivot Functions

In this module we take a look at the lessons of the module!

Lessons

  • PowerPivot Expressions.

Lab : Create a Time Table

  • Create a Time Table for future labs.

Lab : Using DATE Functions

  • Use DATE Function.
  • Use DATEVALUE Function.
  • Use the DAY, MONTH, YEAR, HOUR, MINUTE, SECOND
    Functions.
  • Use EDATE Function.
  • Use EOMONTH Function.
  • Use NOW and TODAY Functions.
  • Use TIME and TIMEVALUE Functions.
  • Use TIME and TIMEVALUE Functions.

Lab : Using TIME INTELLIGENCE Functions

  • Use FIRST* and LAST* Functions.
  • Use DATE* Functions.
  • Use STARTOF* and ENDOF* Functions.
  • Use CLOSING* and OPENING* Functions.
  • Use LASTOF* and FIRST* Functions.
  • Use PREVIOUS* and NEXT* Functions.

Lab : Using STATISTICAL Functions

  • Use AVERAGE* Functions.
  • Use COUNT* Functions.
  • Use MAX* and MIN* Functions.

Lab : Using VALUE Functions

  • Use ALL, ALLEXCEPT and ALLNOBLANKROW.
  • Use CALCULATE, CALCULATETABLE.
  • Use DISTINCT
  • Use EARLIER and EARLIEST.
  • Use FILTER.
  • Use REALTED, RELATEDTABLE.
  • Use VALUES.

Lab : Using LOGICAL and INFORMATION Functions

  • Use Logical Functions (AND, FALSE, IF, IFERROR, NOT, OR,
    TRUE)
  • Use Information Functions (ISBLANK, ISERROR, ISLOGICAL,
    ISNONTEXT, ISNUMBER, ISTEXT)

Lab : Using TEXT Functions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Be able to describe all the new PowerPivot Expressions.
  • Use and apply many of the PowerPivot Expressions.

Module 5: Building Reports using PowerPivot
In this module we take a look at the lessons of the module.

Lessons
  • PowerPivot Reports.

Lab : Creating Reports

  • Use PivotCharts.
  • Use Slicers.
  • Use Sparklines.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different Report types in PowerPivot
  • Be able to create Slicers and Sparklines for more engaging reports

Module 6: PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010
In this module we take a look at the lessons of the module!

Lessons
  • Reports and Email
  • PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010

Lab : Installing PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010

  • Install PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010
  • Configure PowerPivot for SharePoint

Lab : Configuring PowerPivot For SharePoint 2010

  • Publish to SharePoint 2010
  • Configure PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the integration points between PowerPivot and SharePoint 2010.
  • Be able to publish and setup workbook data refresh in SharePoint 2010.

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