Power BI Desktop for Technical Users Training

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  • Duration: 2 Days
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This course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to import / ingest data, create a model and create visualisations using Power BI Desktop.

Target Audience

  • Anyone who will be creating Power BI Desktop models.
  • The course is aimed at both non-technical 'power users' and IT Professionals who will be creating models.

Please note - Delegates attending an Extended Classroom delivery will need access to a second monitor.

There are no technical pre-requisites for this course and it assumes no prior knowledge of SQL Server.

Module 1: Overview

This module provides essential background information Power BI Desktop such as connections with Power BI Service, Analysis Services and data warehouses.

Lab :

  • Installing Power BI Desktop

Module 2: Accessing data

This module describes the process of importing data into a Power BI Model. The sources used as demonstrations include CSV, Excel and Azure SQL Databases.

Lab :

  • Connecting to a live source
  • Importing Excel and CSV data

Module 3: Transforming Data

This module describes how you can transform the data from an imported source into a table. The module describes most of the options with the Power Query Editor and M language.

Lab :

  • Remove unwanted columns and rows
  • Cleansing data
  • Normalise datasets
  • Merging data
  • Importing multiple Excel files (M)

Module 4: Modelling Data

Once the data is imported into the model, the model can be enhanced by adding column and measure properties, calculations, hierarchies and relationships.

Lab :

  • Managing relationships
  • Customising fields view
  • Calculations

Module 5: Visualisation

This module how to create report pages using Power BI Desktop for consumption by others.

Lab :

  • Visualise tabular
  • Adding charts
  • Adding maps
  • Adding slicers
  • Drillthrough pages
  • Bookmarks, selections and buttons
  • Custom tooltips


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Upcoming Trainings

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03 December 2020

2 Days
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Istanbul, Ankara, London
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