Microsoft

Microsoft

Streamtech Knowledge provides an end to end Microsoft training solution across all technologies. Along with delivering high-quality training across the core range of Microsoft technologies.

As the training provider to many of Australia’s large corporate organizations, Streamtech Knowledge is the one most highly skilled training institution for Microsoft technologies in Australia. Offering a wider variety of Certified Microsoft courses than any other IT training organization, scheduled more often and with more certified and highly experienced MCT trainers on our staff, Streamtech Knowledge likes to make the business of acquiring skills as easy, flexible and convenient as possible.

Code

20778

Revision

B

Duration

3 Days

Audience

Information Workers

Level

Expert

Price

$2,500.00

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.

The course will likely be attended by SQL Server report creators who are interested in alternative methods of presenting data.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform Power BI desktop data transformation.
  • Describe Power BI desktop modelling.
  • Create a Power BI desktop visualization.
  • Implement the Power BI service.
  • Describe how to connect to Excel data.
  • Describe how to collaborate with Power BI data.
  • Connect directly to data stores.
  • Describe the Power BI developer API.
  • Describe the Power BI mobile app.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting.
  • Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).
  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel.

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

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

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

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
Labs
  • Shape power BI data
  • Combine Power BI data

5 Modeling data

This module describes how to shape and enhance data.

Lessons
  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures
Labs
  • Create relationships
  • Calculations

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

7 Direct Connectivity

This module describes various connectivity options using Power BI.

Lessons
  • Cloud data
  • Connecting to analysis services
Labs
  • Direct connectivity from Power BI desktop
  • Direct connectivity from the Power BI service

8 The Developer API

This module describes the developer API within Power BI.

Lessons
  • The developer API
  • Custom visuals
Labs
  • Using custom visuals

9 Power BI mobile app

This module describes the Power BI mobile app.

Lessons
  • Power BI mobile apps
  • Using the Power BI mobile app
  • Power BI embedded