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.
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
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
- Connection Only
- Data Model
Session Five: Additional Transformations
- Merge and Append
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Group Learning Events
If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.
We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.
What is it like to learn with Happy?
Our facilitators make learning interactive and fun. In this video, Maureen delivers a session on Formulas and Functions in Excel at Happy's HQ in London.
The Small Print
The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (lunch is served 1pm to 1:45pm — we offer a choice of 3 cold bowl dishes). 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.
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.
The happy Guarantee
We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.
If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.
Your post-course support package
- 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
- Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
- Ask about any content covered on your course
- Included in the price of our training sessions
Did you know...
...Happy offers a wide range of course in Microsoft Excel?
These cover the full spectrum from introductory courses for total beginners to advanced courses for experienced users. We always hold an Introduction to Power Pivot course for analysing, visualising and reporting on large amounts of data.
Beginner Excel Core Level 1 for anyone who has never used Excel before. Find out more
Advanced Excel Pivot Tables: From Data to Dashboard to enable you to use the Pivot Table and Pivot Chart tools to summarise and display useful and relevant information and make use all of this data. Find out more
Introduction to Power Pivot to enable you to analyse, visualise and report on large amounts of data. Find out more