Introduction to Power Query

Power Query can really help you if you have external data sources that need tidying before you can analyse them.

By the end of this one-day course, you will be able to import, tidy up and transform data, and output a workable, clean data set for analysis.

Course overview

What you will learn

By the end of this one-day Power Query course, you will be able to:

  • State what Power Query is
  • Identify where in the data analysis process Power Query sits
  • Import data from various sources
  • Restructure and transform data ready for output
  • Load data to a Table Query, Create a Connection only and add to the Data Model

Course timetable

Session One: Power Query Introduction

  • What is it?
  • The Interface
  • Data Sources
  • Overview of Process (Txt Import to Load and Refresh)

Session Two: Importing Data

  • Excel Tables
  • Excel Workbook
  • CSV and Txt Files
  • Web Sites
  • From Folder

Session Three: Restructure and Transform Data

  • Remove Columns and Rows
  • Add Columns
  • Format Columns

Session Four: Load Data and Refresh

  • Table
  • Connection Only
  • Data Model
  • Refresh

Session Five: Additional Transformations

  • Merge and Append
  • UnPivot
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The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (hot buffet lunch 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

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