Microsoft Power BI Advanced

The Power BI Advanced course focuses on building your knowledge and understanding of the DAX language including time intelligence, as well as introducing the Power Query M language. Extend your knowledge of available visuals, and learn how to make them more compelling and meaningful by using features such as hierarchies, drill-through and tooltip pages.

1 day course
What you will learn:
  • Manage your data model by grouping and appending queries
  • Learn how to leverage Power Query M scripts to automate tasks
  • Understand the concept of data gateways to configure scheduled refresh of reports
  • Use time intelligence to compare data across months, quarters and years
  • Learn advanced DAX functions to build more complex columns and measures
  • Use row-level security to limit the visibility of data in published reports
  • Use advanced report features such as hierarchies, drill-through and tooltip pages
What you'll get:
Courseware and Handouts
Live Recorded Session copy
Capped class sizes
Post Course Support
Course Prerequisites:

Participants should have high confidence in the topics covered in the Power BI Intermediate course, as this course builds on those foundation topics.

Before Session:

Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of the software Power BI Desktop for use within the session.We also require a working computer with a microphone and speaker installed, and an up-to-date web browser for this training. For the best experience we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

It is also recommended that you have a second screen attached to your computer.  This will allow you to watch the online training session and complete the course activities at the same time.

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Topics covered in this training course:
  • Grouping tables 
  • Append tables to a quer
  • When to use M and when to use DAX 
  • Create a date table in Power Query Editor 
  • Data refresh 
  • Gateways 
  • Installing a gateway 
  • Adding data sources 
  • Scheduled refresh using gateway 
  • DATEADD function 
  • PARALLELPERIOD function 
  • TOTALYTD and TOTALMTD functions 
  • FILTER function 
  • ALL function 
  • ALLSELECTED function 
  • CROSSFILTER function 
  • DIVIDE function 
  • Variables in DAX 
  • Ranking with RANKX 
  • What-if parameters 
  • LOOKUPVALUE function 
  • USERNAME function 
  • LOOKUPVALUE function 
  • Creating a hierarchy for a non-date field 
  • Drill-through 
  • Report tooltips 
  • Grouping and binning 
  • Installing custom visuals 
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