Data Model Design using Excel - Level 3

Level: Intermediate

What makes Power BI for Excel such a vast improvement over detailed Excel worksheets is the PowerPivot Data Model, which allows data to be pulled together from multiple tables and multiple databases. This course is designed for Power BI for Excel Designers who are ready to create custom data models for themselves and for other Power BI Designers. Topics covered include database design concepts, how to build both general purpose and customized data models, building data hierarchies, and how to use basic DAX language and functionality to extend the capabilities of data models for in-depth and customized analysis of information.

Key Features of this Excel Data Model Design Training:

  • Microsoft Official Course content
  • Eligible for SATV redemption

You Will Learn How To:

  • Understanding BI Data
  • Creating Data Models
  • Using DAX Functions
  • Using Dates Correctly
  • Appendix: Shaping Reports

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Excel Data Model Design Course Outline

  • Lesson 1 : Understanding BI Data

    • Business Intelligence Data Sources
    • Data Source Types
    • Table Roles

    Lesson 2 : Creating Data Models

    • Creating a Data Model from Excel Data
    • Creating a Data Model from Access Database Data
    • Creating a Hybrid Data Model

    Lesson 3 : Using DAX Functions

    • Review of Syntax and Calculated Columns
    • Best Practices
    • DAX Measures
    • Creating Measures (Calculated Fields)

    Lesson 4 : Using Dates Correctly

    • Why Dates are Different
    • Building Data Tables
    • Building Data Hierarchies

    Lesson 5 : Appendix: Shaping Reports

    • Building Communication Worksheets
    • Controlling Item Ordering
    • PowerPivot Metadata

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Excel Data Model Design Training FAQs

  • What is Data Model Design Excel?

    A Data Model allows you to integrate data from multiple tables, effectively building a relational data source inside an Excel workbook.

  • Can I learn Excel Data Model Design 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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