Two Days that Will Change Your Life (and Business!)
The world’s most effective BI toolset is also:
The most cost-effective – you probably already own it!
The quickest to learn – it’s built on tools you already know.
The best BY FAR – it will revolutionize your business in short order. We promise!
Two Days in our class and you are EMPOWERED!
- Taught by Rob Collie – PowerPivotPro Founder, Bestselling Author, and Consultant.
- Draws on his two decades of working with Excel and business users
- You don’t need to be an IT professional – most of our students come from an Excel background.
- “Zero to sixty” on Power Pivot, Power BI, and Power Query
- Not just the “hard” skills, but also the “soft” stuff (when and why to use it, how to get the best results for your organization, etc.)
- Full-color copy of our 2nd edition book (plus eBook version)
- Spiral-bound reference cards
- Thumbdrive with all class materials and future exercises
Walmart International Support Center
701 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716
8/4 & 8/5, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm both days
* Discounts available for enrollments of 3 or more students.
Power Pivot is a technology full of surprises: while still perceived as “Brand New,” in reality it reflects 15+ years of ongoing development at Microsoft. Armed with that industrial-strength depth, you will conquer an unlimited spectrum of analytical, reporting, and modeling needs.
The next surprise, however, is even better: A remarkable simplicity underlies all of that power. In fact, the most useful capabilities are conveniently the most learnable.
In this two-day training, we filter our years of Power Pivot education, writing, and consulting experience down to that set – the things anyone can learn AND retain in a short period of time, while simultaneously building a confident foundation for future learning. Together you will take a 100% human and pragmatic approach. We bring the technology’s power to you, not vice versa.
But that down to earth approach, geared toward absolute beginners, will give you analytical superpowers. This learning strategy is built on four pillars:
Fundamentals – short and simple, these fit onto a single 6-step flowchart (provided).
Patterns – “recipes” that you can easily follow and modify to solve business problems, without requiring PhD-level mastery.
Priorities – Focused on the capabilities that are most “bang for the buck.” Avoids topics that are too complex or too “niche.”
Examples – there is no reference guide quite like a working example that you can revisit when needed. Each student takes home dozens of such examples in workbook form.
Intensive users of Excel, particularly those responsible for reporting and analysis.
Business leaders who need to mine their data for actionable insight – using existing resources and on short deadlines.
Organizations looking to leverage Microsoft’s groundbreaking Power BI offerings.
Business Intelligence and Database professionals looking to increase their professional agility and dramatically expand their capabilities.
Note: Persons with Database, BI, Programming, or similar experience are quite qualified to take this course, even if lacking in Excel experience
Light usage of Excel PivotTables (or similar data analysis tools).
Familiarity with Excel functions like SUMIF and VLOOKUP are a plus.
A passion for acquiring Data Superpowers.