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Course 20778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

The main purpose of the course is to give students a good understanding of data analysis with Power BI. The course includes creating visualizations, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App.
Course Prerequisites:
Before attending this course, students must have: Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reportin... Show More
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Exam
Included

Duration
3 Days

Module 1: Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions
Introduces business intelligence (BI) and how to self-serve with BI.

Lessons

  • Introduction to business intelligence
  • Introduction to data analysis
  • Introduction to data visualization
  • Overview of self-service BI
  • Considerations for self-service BI
  • Microsoft tools for self-service BI

Lab : Exploring an Enterprise BI solution

  • Viewing reports
  • Creating a Power BI report
  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

Module 2: Introducing Power BI
This module introduces Power BI desktop, and explores the features that enable the rapid creation and publication of sophisticated data visualizations.

Lessons

  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service

Lab : Creating a Power BI dashboard

  • Connecting to Power BI data
  • Create a Power BI dashboard

Module 3: Power BI
At the end of this module students will be able to explain the rationale and advantages of using Power BI.

Lessons

  • Using Excel as a data source for Power BI
  • The Power BI data model
  • Using databases as a data source for Power BI
  • The Power BI service

Lab : Importing data into Power BI

  • Importing Excel files into Power BI
  • Viewing reports from Excel files

Module 4: Shaping and Combining Data
With Power BI desktop you can shape and combine data with powerful, buil-in tools. This module introduces the tools that are available for preparing your data, and transforming it into a form ready for reporting.

Lessons

  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data

Lab : Shaping and combining data

  • Shape power BI data
  • Combine Power BI data

Module 5: Modelling data
This module describes how to shape and enhance data.

Lessons

  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures

Lab : Modelling Data

  • Create relationships
  • Calculations

Module 6: Interactive Data Visualizations
This module describes how to create and manage interactive data visualizations.

Lessons

  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution

Lab : Creating a Power BI report

  • Connecting to Power BI data
  • Building Power BI reports
  • Creating a Power BI dashboard

Module 7: Direct Connectivity
This module describes various connectivity options using Power BI.

Lessons

  • Cloud data
  • Connecting to analysis services

Lab : Direct Connectivity

  • Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
  • Direct connectivity from the Power BI service

Module 8: Developer API
This module describes the developer API within Power BI.

Lessons

  • The developer API
  • Custom visuals

Lab : Using the developer API

  • Using custom visuals

Module 9: Power BI mobile app
This module describes the Power BI mobile app.

Lessons

  • The Power BI mobile app
  • Using the Power BI mobile app
  • Power BI embedded
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: September 26th, 2018

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