Data Model Design using Power BI Desktop - Level 2

 1 Day
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

This is the second course in the custom Power BI Desktop training series. What makes Power BI for such a vast improvement over simple Excel worksheets is the Power Query engine in both Power BI and Excel. Power Query allows data to be pulled and transformed 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 Users.


Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Dec 07, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
Jan 11, 2023
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
Feb 15, 2023
9:00AM - 5:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led
Mar 22, 2023
8:00AM - 4:00PM Central
1 Day
Virtual Instructor Led


1 - Getting Started with Power Query
  • Overview of Power BI Query
  • Power Query Interface
2 - Get Data from Data Sources
  • Identify and Connect to Data Sources
  • Change data source settings
  • Storage Modes (Import vs DirectQuery)
  • Dataverse
3 - Prepare the Data
  • Building Master and Source Tables
  • Query Editor Transformations
  • Date Tables
  • Modeling View & Features
4 - Model Data – Creating a Data Model
  • DAX Measures
  • Creating Measures
  • Best Practices
5 - DAX Calculated Columns and Measures
  • Review of Calculated Columns
  • Power BI Measures
  • Evaluation Context
  • Optimize model performance
6 - Power BI Functions – M Language
  • Power BI Functions: M Language
  • Basic M Language Queries
  • M Language Syntax
  • Adding Columns


Data Analysis using Power BI Desktop – Level 1 – Report Builder

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