Course Overview
Duration: 2 Days
In this course, students will learn how to create and share interactive dashboards using Excel PowerPivot, Power View and SharePoint. Students will walk through the development of a dashboard project with the steps, concepts, formulas, and functions that are used explained in detail.

Who Should Attend
This course is targeted at Business Intelligence developers and Power Users that are currently, or are in process of, developing Excel dashboards.

Course Certifications
This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:

Experience installing PC hardware and devices.

Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.

Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.

The skills to map network file shares.

Experience working from a command prompt.

Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.

Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.

An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

Course Objectives
After completing this course, students will be able to:

Understand how to develop multiple dashboards.

Understand how to change deployed dashboards.

Understand how to provide interactive help for dashboards.

Understand how to monitor dashboard utilization.

Understand how to control dashboard updates.

Understand how to import data.

Understand how to relate data.

Understand how to enrich data.

Understand how to use time calculations.

Source data.

Understand tabular data.

Understand visual data.

Understand linked tables.

Create a dashboard.

Understand how to add drill through.

Understand visualizations in Power View.

Add interactivity.

Understand how to deploy to SharePoint.

Understand automatic data refresh.

Share using SharePoint Excel Services

Course Content
Module 1: Course Overview
Lessons

Introduction
Course Materials
Facilities
Prerequisites
What We’ll Be Discussing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Successfully log into their virtual machine.
Have a full understanding of what the course intends to cover.
Module 2: Dashboard Principles
Lessons

Develop Multiple Dashboards
Change Deployed Dashboards
Provide Interactive Help For Your Dashboards
Monitor Dashboard Utilization
Control Dashboard Updates
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand how to develop multiple dashboards.
Understand how to change deployed dashboards.
Understand how to provide interactive help for dashboards.
Understand how to monitor dashboard utilization.
Understand how to control dashboard updates.
Module 3: Sourcing the Data
Lessons

Importing Data
Relating Data
Enriching Data
Time Calculations
Lab : Sourcing the Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand how to import data.
Understand how to relate data.
Understand how to enrich data.
Understand how to use time calculations.
Source data.
Module 4: Creating the Excel Dashboard
Lessons

Tabular Data
Visual Data
Linked Tables
Lab : Creating the Excel Dashboard

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand tabular data.
Understand visual data.
Understand linked tables.
Create a dashboard.
Module 5: Adding Interactivity
Lessons

Adding Drillthrough
Visualizations with Power View
Lab : Adding Interactivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand how to add
drillthrough
.
Understand visualizations in Power View.
Add interactivity.
Module 6: Sharing with SharePoint Excel Services
Lessons

Deploy to SharePoint
Automatic Data Refresh
Lab : Sharing with SharePoint Excel Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:
Understand how to deploy to SharePoint.
Understand automatic data refresh.
Share using SharePoint Excel Services.