Data Analysis with Power BI

The main purpose of this 5-day Analyzing Data with Power BI training class is

to give students a good understanding of data analysis with Power BI.

The course includes creating visualizations, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App.

The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators

who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

 

No prior product knowledge is needed.

Course length: 5 days, Delivery: Online or In-class.

Please call (475) 328-2227 with questions.

Upcoming Classes

 

  • Learn to perform Power BI desktop data transformation.

  • Learn to describe Power BI desktop modelling.

  • Learn to create a Power BI desktop visualization.

  • Learn to implement the Power BI service.

  • Learn to describe how to connect to Excel data.

  • Learn to describe how to collaborate with Power BI data.

  • Learn to connect directly to data stores.

  • Learn to describe the Power BI developer API.

  • Learn to describe the Power BI mobile app.

 

 

 

 

 

Class Prerequisites

 

Experience in the following is required class:

  • Knowledge of relational databases and reporting.

  • Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).

  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).

  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.

  • Familiarity with Excel.

Course Objectives
Course Overview

1. INTRODUCTION TO SELF-SERVICE BI SOLUTIONS

  • Introduction to business intelligence

  • Introduction to data analysis

  • Introduction to data visualization

  • Overview of self-service BI

  • Considerations for self-service BI

  • Microsoft tools for self-service BI

  • Exploring an Enterprise BI solution

  • Viewing reports

  • Creating a Power BI report

  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

2.  INTRODUCING POWER BI

  • Power BI

  • The Power BI service

  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

  • Connecting to Power BI data

  • Create a Power BI dashboard

3.  POWER BI

  • Using Excel as a data source for Power BI

  • The Power BI data model

  • Using databases as a data source for Power BI

  • The Power BI service

  • Importing data into Power BI

  • Importing Excel files into Power BI

  • Viewing reports from Excel files

4.  SHAPING AND COMBINING DATA

  • Power BI desktop queries

  • Shaping data

  • Combining data

  • Shaping and combining data

  • Shape power BI data

  • Combine Power BI data
     

5.  MODELLING DATA

  • Relationships

  • DAX queries

  • Calculations and measures

  • Modelling Data

  • Create relationships

  • Calculations

6.  INTERACTIVE DATA VISUALIZATIONS

  • Creating Power BI reports

  • Managing a Power BI solution

  • Creating a Power BI report

  • Connecting to Power BI data

  • Building Power BI reports

  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

7.  DIRECT CONNECTIVITY

  • Cloud data

  • Connecting to analysis services

  • Direct Connectivity

  • Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop

  • Direct connectivity from the Power BI service

8.  DEVELOPER API

  • The developer API

  • Custom visuals

  • Using the developer API

  • Using custom visuals

9.  POWER BI MOBILE APP

  • The Power BI mobile app

  • Using the Power BI mobile app

  • Power BI embedded 

10. DATA ANALYSIS

  • Classic Data Analysis with Excel

  • Excel Pivot Tables

  • Limitations of Classic Data Analysis

  • The Excel Data Model

  • Using an Excel Data Model

11. DAX

  • Lab: Explore an Excel Data Model

  • Create Calculated Columns

  • Format Data Model Data

  • Create Measures

  • Analyze the Data

12. IMPORTING DATA

  • Importing Data into Excel

  • Shaping and Transforming Data

  • Loading Data

  • Importing Data from a CSV File

  • Import and Transform Data from a CSV File

13. IMPORTING FROM SOURCES

  • Available Data Sources

  • Previewing, Shaping, and Transforming Data

  • Table Relationships and Hierarchies

  • Loading Data

  •  Import Data from Multiple Sources

  • Import Data from SQL Server

  • Import Data from a CSV File

  • Create a Data Table

14. IMPORTING FROM EXCEL

  • Importing Data from Excel Reports

  • Transforming Excel report Data

  • Lab: Importing Data from a Report

  • Import Data from Excel

  • Transform the Excel Data

  • Load the Data into an Excel Data Model

15. MEASURES

  • DAX

  • Measures

  • Advanced DAX Functions

  • Lab: Creating Measures using Advanced DAX Functions

  • Last year comparison

  • Year to date

  • Market Share

16. VISUALIZATION

  • Pivot Charts

  • Cube Functions

  • Charts for Cube Functions

  • Lab: Data Visualization in Excel

  • Create a Tabular Report

  • Create a Pivot Chart

  • Add Slicers to Charts

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