This one-day course builds on the skills and concepts
taught in Excel to Advanced level. It is designed
as a bespoke course to
focus on specific specialised areas of a client's work
and covers topics, concepts and techniques required for
expert Excel users.
A typical Power User course develops expertise in areas such as complex formulas, functions, arrays, data analysis, dynamic charts, dashboards, business modelling, business intelligence, handling Big data and other techniques and concepts for Excel expert users and for Excel developers.
Various analysis tools such as Wizards, problem models, methods for correlating data, Power Pivot, advanced customisation techniques, interactive controls and automating selected features are often included at this level.
An Excel Power User course can cover an extensive
range of topics, techniques and concepts; the following are examples and a course will be designed to meet your needs:
Date and time functions
Advanced Lookup, Match, Index, Offset and other functions
Additional chart formatting
Solver models and reports
Embedding and linking
Popular and Save options
Principles and concepts
Data, analysis and presentation layers
Advanced Chart Formatting and Combination Charts
Form Controls for Charts and Dashboards
New Charts available in Excel:
Box and whisker chart
Business Intelligence. Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization. Connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Produce beautiful reports, then publish them for your organization to consume on the web and across mobile devices.
Power Pivot is an Excel add-in you can use to perform powerful data analysis and create sophisticated data models. With Power Pivot, you can mash up large volumes of data from various sources, perform information analysis rapidly, and share insights easily.
Power View is an interactive data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience that encourages intuitive ad-hoc reporting.
Power Map is a 3D data visualization tool for Excel that provides an immersive experience for making discoveries in data that might never be seen in traditional 2D tables and charts. Power Map lets you plot geographic and temporal data visually, analyze that data in 3D, and create cinematic tours to share with others.
Power Query and Get & Transform
Power Query is known as Get & Transform from Excel 2016. Power Query enhances self-service business intelligence (BI) for Excel with an intuitive and consistent experience for discovering, combining, and refining data across a wide variety of sources. With Get & Transform in Excel, you can search for data sources, make connections, and then shape that data (for example remove a column, change a data type, or merge tables) in ways that meet your needs. Once you’ve shaped your data, you can share your findings or use your query to create reports.
... a range of further topics can be covered to meet your business needs and training requirements.
Topics covered will vary slightly depending upon the version of Excel you are using, e.g 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 or 365.
Before taking this course, you should have equivalent experience of Excel to Advanced level
Excel 2016 for Windows has all the functionality and features you're used to with some added features and enhancements and the best new features from Office 2016. Here are some of the top new and improved features for Excel 2016:
Six new chart types
Get and transform (Query)
One click forecasting
Publish and share your analysis with Power BI
Quick Shape Formatting
Insert pictures with the correct orientation
Do things quickly with Tell Me
Insights into what you're working on
Improved version history
Data Loss Protection (DLP) in Excel
New Financial Templates
Take an Excel 2016 course to discover more!