20778 Analyzing Data with Power BI

The main purpose of the course 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.

20778 Analyzing Data with Power BI

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform Power BI desktop data transformation.
  • Describe Power BI desktop modelling.
  • Create a Power BI desktop visualization.
  • Implement the Power BI service.
  • Describe how to connect to Excel data.
  • Describe how to collaborate with Power BI data.
  • Connect directly to data stores.
  • Describe the Power BI developer API.
  • Describe the Power BI mobile app.


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    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
  • Lab : Exploring an Enterprise BI solution
  • 2 - Introducing Power BI
  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service
  • Lab : Creating 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
  • Lab : Importing data into Power BI
  • 4 - Shaping and Combining Data
  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data
  • Lab : Shaping and combining data
  • 5 - Modelling data
  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures
  • Lab : Modelling Data
  • 6 - Interactive Data Visualizations
  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution
  • Lab : Creating a Power BI report
  • 7 - Direct Connectivity
  • Cloud data
  • Connecting to analysis services
  • Lab : Direct Connectivity
  • 8 - Developer API
  • The developer API
  • Custom visuals
  • Lab : Using the developer API
  • 9 - Power BI mobile app
  • The Power BI mobile app
  • Using the Power BI mobile app
  • Power BI embedded
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

    Other Prerequisites

    Before attending this course, students must have:

    Excellent 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 Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel.

    20778 Analyzing Data with Power BI

    Call | This course is SATV-Eligible
    Course Length : 3 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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