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Analyzing Data with Power BI

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Analyzing Data with Power BI

Duration: 3 Days

Price: $1795

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Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom or remote-live attendance.

Students Will Learn

  • Performing Power BI desktop data transformation
  • Describing Power BI desktop modelling
  • Creating a Power BI desktop visualization
  • Implementing the Power BI service
  • Describing how to connect to Excel data
  • Describing how to collaborate with Power BI data
  • Connecting directly to data stores
  • Describing the Power BI developer API
  • Describing the Power BI mobile app

Course Description

Microsoft Certified PartnerThis course gives students a solid understanding of data analysis with Power BI. Topics include creating visualizations; connecting to Excel files; creating a Power BI dashboard; developing reports using the Power BI desktop App; using DAX syntax; accessing data in Azure SQL Data Warehouses; using the Power BI Mobile App and the Developer API.

 

Course Prerequisites

Familiarity with database concepts and reporting, data warehouse schema topology, familiarity with SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office applications as well as basic programming constructs.

Course Overview

Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Data Visualization
  • Overview of Self-Service BI
  • Considerations for Self-Service BI
  • Microsoft Tools for Self-Service BI
  • Viewing Reports
  • Creating a Power BI Report
  • Creating a Power BI Dashboard
Introducing Power BI
  • Overview of Power BI
  • Components of the Power BI Service Including Licensing and Tenant Management
  • The Power BI Service
  • Connecting to Power BI Data
  • Creating a Power BI Dashboard
  • Developing Reports Using the Power BI Desktop App
Power BI
  • The Data Model and Optimizing Data Within the Model
  • Connecting to Excel Files and Importing Data
  • Viewing Reports from Excel Files
  • Using On-Premises and Cloud Microsoft SQL Server Databases as a Data Source
Shaping and Combining Data with Power BI
  • Performing a Range of Query Editing Skills in Power BI
  • Shaping Data, Using Formatting and Transformations
  • Combining Data Together from Tables in a Dataset
Modeling Data
  • Describing Relationships Between Data Tables
  • Understanding the DAX Syntax and Using DAX Functions to Enhance a Dataset
  • Creating Calculated Columns, Calculated Tables and Measures
Interactive Data Visualizations
  • Building Power BI Reports
  • Managing a Power BI Solution
  • Connecting to Power BI Data
  • Creating a Power BI Dashboard
  • Using Power BI Desktop to Create Interactive Data Visualizations
Direct Connectivity
  • Using Power BI Direct Connectivity to Access Data in Azure SQL Data Warehouses
  • Using Power BI Direct Connectivity to Access Data in Big Data Sources Such as Hadoop
  • Using Power BI with SQL Server Analysis Services Data
Developer API
  • Overview of the Developer API
  • Using Custom Visuals
Power BI Mobile App
  • Overview the Power BI Mobile App
  • Downloading and Using the Power BI Mobile App
  • Using Power BI Embedded
 

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Course Benefits

  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive for examples and lab work
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees

Course Schedule - Face-to-Face in the Classroom or Remote-Live

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