Microsoft Excel Dashboards and Power Tools Course


Develop your skills to perform powerful data analysis using the Excel Power Tools to visualise vast amounts of data and create stunning interactive data visualisations. Use the Get and Transform tools to import and combine data from a variety of sources such as databases and web sites. Create data models with Power Pivot, Power View and create interactive Power Maps to visualise geographic data.

This is best for

Business end users who want to develop their skills using a range of Microsoft Data Analysis power tools, to process and analyse data to produce rich reports, visualisations and stunning dashboards.



Get & Transform

  • Understanding get and transform
  • Create a new query from data
  • Transforming data work with queries

Power View

  • Understanding power view  
  • Creating a power view sheet  
  • Working with a power view object and fields
  • Rearranging and sorting fields
  • Tiling data and filtering data in power view
  • Switching visualisations            


Power Pivot

  • Understanding power view and relational data   
  • Connecting to a data source   
  • Working with the data model   
  • Changing a power pivot view  
  • Formatting a data model - PivotTable    
  • Creating a calculated field                
  • Adding slicers and timeline 

Power Map

  • Understanding power map  
  • Creating a power map tour  
  • Working with location fields, mapping confidence and height, also category fields 
  • Filtering data
  • Navigating a data map 
  • Changing the look           
  • Working with layers and scenes
  • Viewing and editing a tour
  • Exporting a tour as a video


Power BI

  • Introduction to Power BI and its components
  • Introduction to main features
  • Connecting to data sources with Power BI - Excel, Access and CSV files.
  • Data visualisations - instant dashboards and reports

Learning outcomes

Use a range of Power Tools to examine and analyse data and perform a variety of analytical tasks using Power View, Power Pivot, Get & Transform, Power Map and Power BI.


Completion of Excel Intermediate or equivalent knowledge is required.


Software versions

Availlable for 2013 & 2016

Course duration

One day: 9am to 4pm



$450 GST free per person


  • Experienced facilitator
  • Interactive, practical and hands on learning
  • Comprehensive take-home training and reference manual
  • Post-course Help Desk support
  • Certificate of Attendance for participants
  • Morning & afternoon refreshments
  • Delicious cafe lunch
  • Post course follow up


Enjoy Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results 


Further development

Microsoft Excel Advanced





13 March 2020 (One day)
19 May 2020 (One day)
31 July 2020 (One day)