Data Model Design using Power BI Desktop - Level 2

Level: Intermediate

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.

You Will Learn How To:

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

Recommended Experience:

  • Power BI for the Cloud - Level 1 - Report Builder

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Note: This course runs for 1 Day

  • Jan 8 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST Bellevue / Online (Adobe Connect) Bellevue / Online (Adobe Connect) Reserve Your Seat

  • Feb 26 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST Bellevue / Online (Adobe Connect) Bellevue / Online (Adobe Connect) Reserve Your Seat

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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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