Data Model Design using Power BI Desktop - Level 2

Level: Intermediate

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.

Key features of this Data Model Design Training:

  • Power BI Desktop
  • Supports Power BI Pro

You Will Learn How To:

  • Understanding BI Data
  • Creating Data Models
  • Customizing Data Models
  • Power BI Functions - DAX Measures
  • Using Dates Correctly

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  • 1-day instructor-led training course
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Standard $775




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  • Sep 11 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT Bellevue, WA / Online (Adobe Connect) Bellevue, WA / Online (Adobe Connect) Reserve Your Seat

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Power BI Report Builder 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

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Training Data Model Design FAQs

  • What is Data Model Design?

    A data model helps design the database at the conceptual, physical and logical levels.

  • Can I learn Data Model Design using Power BI Desktop online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available online, in person, or as Private Team Training.

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