Business Analytics using Microsoft Excel and Power BI

Boost your Business analytics career using Microsoft® Excel and Power BI skills by taking this Business Analytics course. These two commonly used tools, combined with official business analytics certification, will put you on the path of a successful career.

Enrolment validity: Lifetime

About This Course

This training is going to focus on making you highly proficient in the use of Excel and Power BI for business data analysis, dashboard creation and reporting the professional way.

There are no prerequisites for this Business Analytics certification training other than an analytical mindset. However, we do expect the participants to have a basic knowledge of working with Microsoft Excel.

A Business Analyst bridges the gap between business and IT by driving the organization toward efficiency and profitability. They are mainly responsible for planning and monitoring, eliciting requirements, analyzing functional and technical requirements, and communicating with various stakeholders to fulfill business needs. They play a crucial role in fixing outdated processes, driving new technology adoption, and innovation, making this an in-demand role in every area of business, from consulting to product management.

For instance, the average annual Business Analyst salary at the entry-level in IT with less than 1-year experience is around Rs 3,59,807. However, the Business Analyst salary for those having 1-4 years of experience can earn an annual compensation of Rs 5,27,712.

Business analysts can earn $78 500 per year globally.

Learning Objectives

Be more creative in their use of Microsoft Excel and Power BI for business and reporting
Become proficient in using PivotTables for analyzing a large data
Become proficient in the use of VLOOKUP, HLOOK, LOOKUP to get last item, INDEX and MATCH to make automated dynamic dashboards/reports.
Learn how to create professional and great looking charts in Excel and understand when to use a particular chart type.
Learn creative uses of Excel and a lot of keyboard shortcuts that saves analysis time
Be introduced to Excel VBA, shown how to create a macro by clicking a particular button twice.
Make a sample Excel VBA user form that gets data from user and input into a table in Excel
Learn Power BI and other new interesting business data analysis tools by Microsoft

Target Audience

  • IT developers
  • IT Testers
  • Data analysts
  • Junior data scientists
  • Analytics professionals
  • BI and reporting professionals
  • Project managers
  • Students and professionals working with data in any industry


105 Lessons150h

Introduction to Business Analytics

Areas of Analytics

Business Analysis Analytical Techniques

Business Analysis Supporting Models

Decision-making Analyses

Business Analysis Activities

Business Analysis Tools

Business Analysis Documentation and Criteria

Analytical Thinking

Agile Business Analysis

Business Process Management

Introduction to Business Intelligence

Microsoft Power BI

Getting Data Into Power BI

Data Preparation

Data Modeling and Visualization

Formatting Conditional Formatting and Important Fuctions



Duration 150 hours
105 lectures

Material Includes

  • Online, Live Learning
  • Lifetime Access
  • Flexible Learning Program
  • Extensive Content for Self-Learning
  • Practice Quizzes
  • Course Completion Certificate