Power BI for the Cloud - Level 2 - Data Model Designer

This is the second course in the Power BI for the Cloud training series. What makes Power BI for the Cloud such a vast improvement over simple Excel worksheets is the Power BI Data Model, which allows data to be pulled together from multiple data sources. This course is designed for Report Builders who are ready to create custom data models for themselves and for other Power BI Report Builders.

Course Outline

Lesson 1 : Understanding BI Data

  • Business Intelligence Data

  • Data Source Types

  • Power BI Data Sources


Lesson 2 : Creating Data Models

  • Power BI Query Import Options

  • Planning a Data Model - Flat File

  • Planning Power BI Data Queries

  • Planning a Data Model - Database

  • Planning a Data Model - Hybrid


Lesson 3 : Customizing Data Models

  • Query Editor Transformations

  • Applied Steps
    Merging & Appending Queries

  • Understanding the Data Modeling Tool


Lesson 4 : Power BI Functions - DAX Measures

  • DAX Measures

  • Creating Measures

  • Best Practices


Lesson 5 : Using Dates Correctly

  • Building Data Tables

  • Building Hierarchies

Available Course Dates

02/14/2018 11:00 am - 02/14/2018 7:00 pm
04/11/2018 11:00 am - 04/11/2018 7:00 pm
06/06/2018 11:00 am - 06/06/2018 7:00 pm
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