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Microsoft Excel Power Query

Square One

This course is delivered by Square One
Online with Tutor

About this course

Power Query will allow you to transform the way you work with data. This will reduce the number of Macros that need to be created and will show you how to shave hours off your day with practical examples, tips, and tricks. By the end of the course, you will be an expert at cleaning, transforming, and reshaping your data so that it is ready to analyse.

Topics covered:

  • Getting Started: Introduction to Power Query; Power Query User Interface – A Walkthrough; Importing Data Rules and Best
  • Data Preparation - Part 1: Combine or Merge Multiple Files from a Folder; Importing Data from the Web; Merge Queries vs. Append Queries; JOIN Types for Beginners; Understanding JOIN Concept and its Types; JOINS in Action – Basic Example; Quick DOs and DONTs for Merge Queries; Merging Queries with more than 1 KeyID Column; Fuzzy Lookup
  • Data Preparation - Part 2: Using First Rows as Header; Cleaning Up Data with Case Change, TRIM, CLEAN; Working with Data Types; Removing Duplicates and Blank Rows, Split Column; Rectify Date Format using Data Type (Locale); Adding a Conditional Column; Merge Columns (Concatenate)
  • Data Preparation (Re-Structuring) - Part 3: Unpivot Column; Group By; Transpos


This course is perfect for existing users of  Spreadsheets who spend a lot of time manually preparing data for analysis. Previous experience of Pivot Tables and Formulas would be needed.

Course length:

1 day

Course cost is £234 per delegate
Course cost with Accelerate grant is £104.40 per delegate

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