Excel - Build Even More Powerful Pivot Tables: DAX Essentials

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Date: Monday June 10, 2024
Time:

10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Mike Thomas 
Webinar Id: 803871

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$139.
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$299.
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$179.
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$379.
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This course focuses on Excel's Data Model and Power Pivot, two hidden gems that help overcome built-in limitations of Pivot Tables, such as handling large datasets, combining data from multiple datasets, and simplifying calculation functionality.

Overview:

In today's data-driven world, having a strong command of Excel is essential, and understanding the Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) formula language is the key to unlocking the true potential of Excel's Power Pivot and Data Model features.

This session is for intermediate Excel users who are already familiar with Pivot Tables, Power Pivot and the Data Model but are hungry for more.

We will delve deep into DAX, providing you with the essential knowledge and skills to manipulate data, perform advanced calculations, and gain valuable insights, making you a data superhero in your organization.

Why should you Attend:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the DAX formula language and its capabilities
  • Learn how to manipulate text, perform lookups, and work with dates using DAX
  • Distinguish between DAX Calculated Columns and Query Editor Calculated
  • Columns and know when to use each
  • Grasp the fundamentals of creating and using DAX Measures
  • Master the crucial CALCULATE function and its role in DAX calculations

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Introduction to DAX
  • Manipulating text with a Calculated Column
  • Performing a Lookup with DAX
  • Working with dates in DAX
  • DAX Calculated Columns v Query Editor Calculated Columns
  • Introduction to Measures
  • The all-important CALCULATE function

Who Will Benefit:
  • This training is aimed at users who are familiar with Power Pivot and The Data Model and who wish to take their knowledge and learning to the next stage

Speaker Profile
Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business since 1989. He is a subject matter expert in a range of technologies including Microsoft Office and Apple Mac. In 2012 He founded theexceltrainer.co.uk where he has produced nearly 200 written and video-based Excel tutorials. He has recorded several Excel training courses for pluralsight.com and in his career delivered hundreds of courses and webinars on a wide variety of technology-related topics.

Mike is a Fellow of The Learning and Performance Institute and has worked with and for a large number of global and UK-based companies and organisations across a diverse range of sectors. In addition to training, he also designs and develops Microsoft Office-based solutions that automate key business tasks and processes.


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