Data Analysis and Visualization with Microsoft Excel (D.A.V.E.)


Course Overview

Data is the lifeblood of every business and understanding data through descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics is critical to driving business success in a data driven economy. Creating great visualizations is another key to extracting maximum value out of their data. You will learn how to perform robust data analysis and create stunning visualizations using advanced Microsoft Excel tools.


To ensure success, you should have baseline skill using Microsoft Excel worksheets, particularly in creating workbooks with formulas and functions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Data Analysis Fundamentals
  • How to Visualize Data in Excel
  • Using Formulas and Functions to Analyze Data
  • Analyzing data with PivotTables
  • Presenting Dashboards
  • Creating Geospatial Visualizations
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Getting and Transforming Data
  • Modelling Data with Power Pivot
  • Presenting Insight with Reports

Outline: Data Analysis and Visualization with Microsoft Excel (D.A.V.E.)

Module 1: Data Analysis Fundamentals


  • Topic A: Data Analysis Scenarios
  • Topic B: Tables
  • Topic C: Sort and Filter Data

Module 2: Visualizing Data with Excel


  • Topic A: Visualize Data with Charts
  • Topic B: Modify and Format Charts
  • Topic C: Best Practices for Selecting Charts

Module 3: Analyzing Data with Formulas and Functions


  • Topic A: Analyze Data with Formulas
  • Topic B: Analyze Data with Functions
  • Topic C: Analyze Data with Data Validation, Forms, and Controls
  • Topic D: Create Conditional Visualization with Lookup Functions

Module 4: Analyzing Data with PivotTables


  • Topic A: Create a PivotTable
  • Topic B: Analyze PivotTable Data

Module 5: Presenting Visual Insights with Dashboards in Excel


  • Topic A: Visualize Data with PivotCharts
  • Topic B: Filter Data Using Slicers
  • Topic C: Create a Dashboard in Excel

Module 6: Creating Geospatial Visualizations with Excel


  • Topic A: Create Map Charts in Excel
  • Topic B: Format and Customize Map Charts in Excel

Module 7: Performing Statistical Analysis


  • Topic A: Visualize Trendlines and Sparklines with Excel
  • Topic B: Analyze Data with the Data Analysis ToolPak

Module 8: Getting and Transforming Data


  • Topic A: Connect to Data with Queries
  • Topic B: Clean and Combine
  • Topic C: Shape and Transform Data

Module 9: Modeling and Analyzing Data with Power Pivot


  • Topic A: Install Power Pivot in Excel
  • Topic B: Create Data Models with Power Pivot
  • Topic C: Create Power Pivots
  • Topic D: Perform Advanced Data Analysis and Visualization

Module 10: Presenting Insights with Reports


  • Topic A: Planning a Report
  • Topic B: Creating a Report

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

2 days

  • Online Training: CAD 590
  • Online Training: US$ 590
Classroom Training

2 days

  • Canada: CAD 590

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