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Excel Power Query
- 1 day Instructor-led
With Power Query’s data connection technology you can connect, combine, merge and refine data sources to meet your analysis requirements from a large number of data sources.
Using Power Query you can create a query that imports data from a web page and if the source data change the query will refresh the data in your Excel workbook.
Power Query lets you share and manage queries as well as search data within your business. The queries can be shared and used by others in your organisation.
Who is this course for?
This course will benefit:
- People who work with reports, dashboards, and analysis in Excel and spending hours converting, cleaning, formatting, deleting, changing structure in source data from other Excel worksheets, financial systems, databases, websites, SharePoint, and many other sources.
- Those using Vlookup and other lookup and reference function to merge data.
- All, who want to automate the process working with external data in Excel.
- Everybody, who need to combine data to use in Excel.
- All, who get data from CSV files, text files, XML files, or other excel workbooks.
- Everyone, who would like to drop source data files into a folder and get the Excel report/dashboard updated automatically from the data in the new files, added to the folder.
- Everybody working with data models in Excel can use Power Query to extract, clean, combine, merge, and aggregate data before adding the data to a data model.
An advanced knowledge of Excel.
BenefitsLearn to use Power Query to create queries, data connections to a large number of data sources and reports which will update when new data are added to the data source. Save hours of work converting, cleaning, formatting, deleting, changing structure in source data. Save hours of work updating data analysis worksheets. Save time changing source data to flat lists.
Use Power Query in different versions of Excel
Navigate and get a basic understanding of Power Query
Understand Applied Steps in Query Settings
Extract data from excel table
Extract data from excel external workbooks
Extract data from databases
Extract data from web
Extract data from other sources
From folder (multiple files)
Transform Columns & Add Columns
Use Group By to group source data
Use first row as headers
Use text functions in columns
Change text to columns
Remove unwanted columns and rows from data source
Cope with formatting issues
Manage are source data cleaning issues
Replace errors or values in columns
Merge & Append
Merge data from an Excel workbook
Merge data from multiple Excel workbooks
Merge data from multiple data sources
Append data from Excel worksheets and multiple data sources
Understand Power Query technics to automate queries
Understand how to create simple functions in Power Query
Create Dashboard/Report from Power Query data
What you get
Training is held in our modern, comfortable, air-conditioned suites
Modern-spec IT, fully networked with internet access
"What do I get on the day?"
Lunch is provided at a local restaurant or pub. Browse the sample menus:
Breaks and timing
Courses start at 9:30am.
Please aim to be with us for 9:15am.
Joining information (how to get to our venues)
Available throughout the day:
- Hot beverages
- Clean, filtered water