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Power BI Essentials – Advanced

Our 5-day advanced course is designed for those who have some knowledge of Power BI and would like to examine DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) and data modelling further.

What you'll learn

On the course we deliver practical exercises demonstrating the features of this data visualisation tool. On completion of the course participants will be able to confidently produce visualisations in dashboards and reports. This hands on course is ideal for those who are experienced with Power BI.

Come enjoy the motivating atmosphere, learning with your peers while you discover the possibilities of the Microsoft Power BI.

Course Content

Introduction to Data Visualisation

  • Introduction to Data Analysis

 

Introduction to Power BI

  • What is Power BI?
  • Understanding Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Getting started with Power BI
  • Overview of the components of Power BI:-
  • Power BI Service
  • Power BI Report Server
  • Power Query
  • Data Modelling

 

Power BI Desktop

  • Lets examine Power BI Desktop
  • Basic concepts of Power BI
  • Using Power BI to get data
  • Types of Microsoft Power BI data sources
  • Working with common data Sources: CSV, Excel, Text files
  • Connecting to CSV files
  • Connecting to databases: Microsoft Access, SQL Server
  • Connecting to Google Analytics, Salesforce, Facebook
  • Connecting to One Drive, Office 365 and other cloud services

 

Cleaning, Transforming and shaping your data

  • Common Query Tasks in Power BI
  • Exploring the Power BI Query Editor
  • Utilising Power Query for data import
  • Using Variables under Queries
  • Error Handing in Queries
  • Shape and Cleanse your data
  • Appending and Merging Data from different data sources
  • Overview of data transformations
  • Unpivot
  • Split Columns
  • Extract
  • Group

 

Data Modelling within Power BI

  • What is a data model?
  • Overview of the relationships between the tables
  • Create and manage relationships in Power BI Designer
  • Cross Filter Direction
  • Calculated Columns in Power BI Designer
  • Measures in Power BI Designer
  • Data Types in Power BI
  • Sort by Columns in Power BI Designer

 

Power BI Reports

  • Creating a Power BI Reports
  • Saving a Power BI Report
  • Uploading Power BI Designer files
  • Difference between Report and Dashboards
  • Creating Charts
  • Gauge and Ribbon Charts
  • Custom Visuals

 

Power BI Service

  • Overview of the Power BI Service
  • Gateways
  • Workspaces
  • Content Packs and Apps
  • Security
  • Power BI Premium

 

Refreshing Data in Power BI

  • Data sources that support refresh in Power BI
  • Setting up a refresh schedule
  • Power BI features in Tablets and Mobile
  • Accessing your report & dashboards from Mobile

 

Setting up Data driven alerts

  • Using Annotations

 

Data Modelling within PowerBI

  • Create and manage relationships in Power BI Designer
  • Calculated Columns in Power BI Designer
  • Measures in Power BI Designer
  • Data Types in Power BI
  • Sort by Columns in Power BI Designer

 

Visualisation types in Power BI

  • Creating a column chart
  • Creating Bar, Line, Area and Pie Charts
  • Creating a scatter chart
  • Histograms
  • Optimising Geographic data

 

Power BI Dashboards

  • Prepare your dashboard layout
  • Creating a dashboard
  • Sharing a dashboard
  • Publishing Reports
  • Creating a Power BI App
  • Create and manage a content pack
  • Power BI Mobile apps

 

Working with Natural Language using Q & A

  • How to ask questions in Power BI Q & A
  • Preparing a workbook for Q & A

 

Size limit in Power BI

  • Limitation of the free Power BI subscription

DAX in the World of Excel

  • Cells vs Tables

 

Introducing DAX

  • Understanding DAX calculations
  • DAX data types
  • DAX operators
  • Calculated Columns vs Measures
  • Variables
  • Error handing in DAX
  • Formatting DAX Code
  • Common DAX Functions

 

Basic Table Functions

  • What are Table Functions
  • Evaluate Syntax
  • Table Expressions
  • Understanding FILTER
  • Understanding ALL, ALLEXCEPT and ALLNOBLANKROW
  • Understanding VALUES AND DISTINCT

Introduction to Evaluation Contexts

  • Understanding the row context
  • Using SUM in a calculated column
  • Using columns in a measure
  • Row context with Iterators – EARLIER function
  • Working with many tables
  • Row contexts and relationships
  • Filter context with relationships
  • Introducing Values
  • Introducing ISFILTERED, ISCROSSFILTERED
  • Evaluate Syntax
  • Table Expressions
  • Understanding FILTER
  • Understanding ALL, ALLEXCEPT and ALLNOBLANKROW
  • Understanding VALUES AND DISTINCT

 

Calculate and Calculate Table

  • Understanding Calculate
  • Understanding the filter contextt
  • Calculate examples
  • Filtering a single column
  • Filtering with complex conditions
  • Using Calculate Table
  • What are circular dependencies
  • Calculate rules
  • Introducing All Selected
  • Understanding Userelationship

 

Dax Examples

  • Finding ratios and percentages
  • Cumulative Totals
  • Using ABC (Pareto) Classification
  • Finding Sales per day and Working day
  • Differences in working days
  • Static moving averages

 

Time Intelligence Calculations

  • What is time intelligence?
  • Building a Date table
  • Handling multiple relationships to the Date table
  • Aggregating overtime (Year-to-date|Quarter-to-date)
  • Opening and Closing Balances

The Global admin role

  • The Power BI service admin role
  • Key aspects of Power BI administration

 

Power BI licensing

  • Automating license assignment

 

Securing Power BI

  • Azure AD Conditional Access policies
  • Restricting access based on network location
  • Restricting access based on device Using multi-factor authentication
  • Tracking risky sign-ins

 

Automating Reports and Dashboards

  • Listing reports and dashboards
  • Exporting reports
  • Copying reports
  • Creating reports and dashboards
  • Copying tiles

 

Automating Workspaces

  • Listing workspaces and their contents
  • Creating workspaces
  • Adding and removing users

 

Conclusion

  • Summary

Upcoming Dates

LocationDatePrice
LagosFebruary 6th, 2023₦450,000
LagosMarch 27th, 2023₦450,000
DubaiApril 3rd, 2023₦600,000

Delivery Methods

Classroom Training

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Online Training

Our online trainings (live instructor-led) are delivered by certified instructors and are designed to replicate a classroom experience which enables full interactions.

Onsite Training

Our onsite training team allows us to bring our skills and expertise to you. Onsite courses are developed in conjunction with you, ensuring your expectations are exceeded.

1-to-1 Training

With our one-to-one training you’ll not only receive the undivided attention of the trainer, but one-to-one training allows you to tailor the training to your specific needs.

From ₦450,000
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