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PBICDMD16: Power BI for the Cloud – Level 2 – Data Model Designer

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PBICDMD16: Power BI for the Cloud – Level 2 – Data Model Designer

$595.00

  • 1 Day
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Course Description

This is the second course in the Power BI for the Cloud training series. 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.

Outline

Lesson 1 : Understanding BI Data

  • Business Intelligence Data
  • Data Source Types
  • Power BI Data Sources

Lesson 2 : Creating Data Models

  • Working with Excel Data Sources
  • Data Preparation
  • Writing Data Queries
  • Working with Database Data Sources
  • Writing Data Queries
  • Working with Multiple Data Sources

Lesson 3 : Customizing Data Models

  • Understanding the Data Modeling Tool
  • Making Changes to the Data Model
  • Building Relationships

Lesson 4 : Using Dates Correctly

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

Lesson 5 : Power BI Functions – M Language

  • Query Functions(M) vs. Data Model Functions (DAX)
  • Why use M Language?
  • Understanding Basic M Functions
  • Writing M Functions

Lesson 6 : Power BI Functions - DAX

  • DAX Calculated Columns
  • Understanding DAX Functions
  • Common DAX Functions
  • Dates and Date Functions

Lesson 7 : Power BI Functions - DAX Measures

  • DAX Measures
  • Creating Measures
  • Best Practices

Audience

This course is designed for students who want to take advantage of the cloud service reporting features of Power BI.

Prerequisites

Power BI for the Cloud - Level 1 - Report Builder

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

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