Data Model Design using Power BI Desktop (Level 2) - June 24, 2020

$595.00

June 24, 2020

Duration: 1 day

7:00AM-4:00PM PT

Live Virtual Class


About this Course


This is the second course in TLG Learning’s custom Power BI Desktop training series. 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.


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


Prerequisites


Data Analysis using Power BI Desktop - Level 1 - Report Builder