2 days


The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add analysis capabilities to Excel spreadsheets and to provide students with a foundation to learn about more advanced data analytics with Excel or Power BI.

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • Reporting in Excel
  • Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • The Excel Data Model
  • Excel Tables
  • Dashboards
  • Hierarchies
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create an Excel report
  • Create an Excel table
  • Create a pivot table and pivot chart
  • Create a dashboard and analyze data
  • Create Hierarchies
  • Create an Excel data model and connect to external data

Key Topics

Module 1: Reporting in Excel

This module explains how to create a report in Excel


  • Filtering and Formatting Data
  • Charts

Lab : Create an Excel report

  • Filtering Excel Data
  • Formatting Excel Data
  • Create excel Charts

Module 2: Excel Tables

This module explains how to create data tables in Excel


  • Excel Data Tables
  • Summarizing Data

Lab : Create an Excel Table

  • Create an Excel Table
  • Summarize Excel Data

Module 3: Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

This module describes pivot tables and pivot charts and how to work with them.


  • Pivot Tables
  • Pivot Charts
  • Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

Lab : Importing Data from a CSV File

  • Creating a Pivot Table
  • Creating a Pivot Chart
  • Editing Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

Module 4: Dashboards

This module describes Excel dashboards, how to create them and the role in data analysis in Excel pivot tables.


  • Creating a Dashboard
  • Data Analysis in Excel Pivot Tables

Lab : Create a Dashboard

  • Arranging Tables and Charts
  • Slicing Data
  • Data Analysis

Module 5: Hierarchies

This module describes hierarchies and time data.


  • Hierarchies
  • Time Data

Lab : Creating Hierarchies

  • Create a Hierarchy
  • Configure Time data
  • Create an Animated Time Chart

Module 6: The Excel Data Model

This module explores the Excel data model and looks at ways of extending it.


  • Using an Excel Data Model
  • External Data

Lab : Explore an Excel Data Model

  • Add Multiple Tables
  • Create Relationships
  • Add External Data

Target Audience

This course is intended for anyone who wants to take the data analysis technologies in Excel beyond formulas and add more advanced capabilities such as dashboards, hierarchies, and relationships.

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please call us at +632 8244 2098 or email [email protected]


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas.
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