Duration

2 days.

Prerequisites

  • General Excel and Report building skills

    Skills Gained

    • Explore every aspect of using Microsoft PowerPivot

      Who Can Benefit?

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

        Outline for PowerPivot for End Users Training

        Outline


        Module 1: Overview
        A simple introduction module.
        Lessons

        • None

        Lab 1: None
        • None
        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 an introductory view of PowerPivot.
        Lessons
        • Excel 2010 Features
        • PowerPivot Introduction

        Lab 1: 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 all the possible data sources of which PowerPivot can work with!
        Lessons
        • Supported Data Sources

        Lab 1: 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 2: Cleaning Data
        • Cleaning data in PowerPivot

        Lab 3: 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 PowerPivot Functions/DAX Expressions and how to use them!
        Lessons
        • PowerPivot Expressions

        Lab 1: Create a Time Table
        • Create a Time Table for future labs

        Lab 2: 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 WEEKDAY and WEEKNUM Functions

        Lab 3: 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 4: Using STATISTICAL Functions
        • Use AVERAGE* Functions
        • Use COUNT* Functions
        • Use MAX* and MIN* Functions

        Lab 5: Using FILTER Functions
        • Use ALL, ALLEXCEPT and ALLNOBLANKROW
        • Use CALCULATE, CALCULATETABLE
        • Use DISTINCT and VALUES
        • Use EARLIER and EARLIEST
        • Use FILTER
        • Use RELATED

        Lab 6: 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 7: Using TEXT Functions
        • Use 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 building reports using PowerPivot.
        Lessons
        • PowerPivot Reports

        Lab 1: 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 PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010.
        Lessons
        • Reports and Email
        • PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010

        Lab 1: Installing PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010
        • Install PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010
        • Configure PowerPivot for SharePoint

        Lab 2: 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