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Power BI for the Cloud - Level 2 - Data Model Designer Training

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This is the second course in the custom 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.

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Power BI for the Cloud - Level 1 - Report Builder

Course Outline

Understanding BI Data

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

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

Customizing Data Models

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

Using Dates Correctly

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

Power BI Functions – M Language

  • Query Functions(M) vs.

Data Model Functions (DAX)

  • Why use M Language?
  • Understanding Basic M Functions
  • Writing M Functions

Power BI Functions - DAX

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

Power BI Functions -  DAX Measures

  • DAX Measures
  • Creating Measures
  • Best Practices

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