Excel Power Query: The Powerful 'Get & Transform' Tool for Importing and Manipulating Data

On-Demand Schedule Sun, September 26, 2021 - Sun, October 03, 2021
Duration 90 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW19G0708

  • Importing data into Excel from external sources
  • Linking to external sources
  • Creating Pivot Tables from external data sources
  • Using the Query Editor to create calculated columns in pivot tables
  • Using the Query Editor to clean and transform data
  • Combining data from multiple tables
  • Using the Unpivot feature

Overview of the webinar

Do you work with "Big Data"? Do you import and manipulate large datasets in Excel? If so you'll already be familiar with the limitations of Excel. Power Query, (known as Get and Transform in Excel 2016) is designed to get you past these limitations, allowing you to import and work with 1-million-plus-row datasets from virtually any source. Power Query / Get and Transform can save you a ton of time when working with imported data. In many cases when you get data from external sources, it needs work on it before it can be used. Although this can be done using Excel functionality, Power Query / Get and Transform is a lot faster, can handle much more data and is repeatable with a couple of clicks. Learning Objectives are:

  • Learn the various techniques within Power Query or Get & Transform to clean and transform your data & consolidate reports without the need to use Formulas or Macros
  • Use Excel Formulas & Functions to pull data out & reorganize it to your desired outcome
  • Learn the various Data Analytical tools within Excel to easily find & clean your data

Who should attend?

  • Accountants and CPAs
  • CFOs and Financial Consultants
  • Controllers
  • Banking
  • Audit and Finance
  • Insurance
  • Education
  • Telecom
  • IT
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, FDA
  • Aviation
  • Energy
  • Retail
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics and Supply Chain

Why should you attend?

If you work with, analyze and generate reports from large datasets, having a good understanding and working knowledge of Power Query / Get and Transform is a must! This course will get you up and running and using Power Query / Get & Transform with confidence! In no time you will be able to clean lots of data and report it in a quick and interactive way, learn how to work with various transformation Formulas, create consolidated monthly reports with the press of a button. 

This introductory course covers all of Excel's must-know features for cleaning up, transforming, consolidating and automating your Excel data and reports.

Faculty - Mr.Mike Thomas

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 Mike 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 organizations 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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