Microsoft Power BI Boot Camp

3 Day Classroom  •  4 Day Live Online
3 Day Training at your location.
Adjustable to meet your needs.
Individual:
$1995.00
Group Rate:
$1795.00
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Overview

This 3-day instructor led course will teach how to use the entire Power BI and Power BI Desktop toolset as your business intelligence platform. You'll learn how to implement solutions using the Power Query, PowerPivot, PowerView, Power Map, Power BI, Power BI Desktop, and Excel Services for SharePoint. 

This class is packed with hands-on labs to re-enforce class topics and provide you with the skills to successfully create impressive dashboards, reports, and other business intelligence solutions. You'll learn best practices for implementing Power BI solutions and practical ideas for implementing the solutions within you organization. 

Companies today generate enormous amounts of valuable information, but often have poor reporting capabilities – inhibiting the sharing of key information. This course will teach you how to provide executives, managers, and your entire staff with insights into your data through state-of-the-art business intelligence solutions built on the Microsoft Power BI and Office 365 platform. BI has never been more accessible and capable before! This courses teaches you everything you need to know to implement BI solutions using, Power Query, PowerView, PowerPivot, Power Map, Excel Services, and Power BI.

Make better decisions and provide strategic information to the entire organization with the solutions you build!

Obtain a deep understanding of the entire Microsoft BI stack
Surface Analysis Services cubes via Power BI features
Learn how to connect on-premise data sources to the cloud
Learn how to build an enterprise Data Catalog to share queries
Implement scorecards, dashboards, and KPIs
Understand the capabilities of PowerPivot and how to analyze data with PowerPivot
Integrate data from many different external data sources
Learn best practices for implementing effective, high-performing BI solutions
Learn how to provide intuitive ad-hoc reporting for business users by implementing Power View
Learn the benefits and limitations of each BI tool and which ones will work best for your needs
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Jan 22, 2018 – Jan 24, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Feb 19, 2018 – Feb 21, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Mar 19, 2018 – Mar 21, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Apr 16, 2018 – Apr 18, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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May 21, 2018 – May 23, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Jun 18, 2018 – Jun 20, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Jul 16, 2018 – Jul 18, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Aug 20, 2018 – Aug 22, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Sep 17, 2018 – Sep 19, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Oct 15, 2018 – Oct 17, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Nov 12, 2018 – Nov 14, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 12, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Course Outline
  • What is BI?
    1. Business Intelligence Overview
    2. Common Challenges
    3. Benefits of Power BI
  • Getting Started
    1. Overview
    2. Pricing and Licensing
    3. Components of Power BI
    4. Building Blocks of Power BI
    5. Quick Tour of Power BI Service
    6. Installing Power BI Desktop
  • Getting Data
    1. Navigating Power BI Desktop
    2. Connect to Data Sources in Power BI Desktop
    3. Clean and Transform your Data
    4. Advanced Data Sources and Transformation
    5. Cleaning Irregularly Formatted Data
    6. Combining Data
  • Modeling
    1. Overview
    2. How to Manage Your Data Relationships
    3. Create Calculated Columns
    4. Optimizing Data Models for Better Visuals
    5. Create Measures and Work with Time-Based Functions
    6. Create Calculated Tables
    7. Explore Time-Based Data
  • Visualizations
    1. Overview
    2. Create and Customize Simple Visualizations
    3. How to Use Combination Charts
    4. Create and Format Slicers
    5. How to Use Map Visualizations
    6. How to Use Tables and Matrixes
    7. How to Use Scatter Charts
    8. How to Use Water & Funnel Charts
    9. How to Use Gauges and Single Number Cards
    10. How to modify colors
    11. Style Your Reports
    12. Create Complex Interactions Between Visualizations
    13. Duplicate a Report Page
    14. Show Categories with No Data
    15. Customize Visuals with Summarizations
    16. Arrange the Z-Order of Report Elements
    17. Visual Hierarchies and drill-down behavior
  • Exploring Data
    1. Using Quick Insights
    2. Configuring Dashboards
    3. Ask Questions of your Data with Natural Language
    4. Create custom Q&A Suggestions
    5. Share Dashboards with your Organization
    6. Display Visuals and Tiles Full-Screen
    7. Edit Tile Details
    8. Get More Space on your Dashboard
    9. Install and Configure an On-premise Gateway
  • Power BI and Excel
    1. Integrating Excel
    2. Import an Excel Table into Power BI
    3. Import Excel files with data models
    4. Connect OneDrive for Business to Power BI
  • Publishing and Sharing
    1. Print and Export Power BI Dashboards
    2. Power BI Mobile
    3. Creating Groups in Power BI
    4. Creating Content Packs
    5. Publishing to Web
    6. Embed in SharePoint
    7. Export to PowerPoint
  • Administration and Security
    1. Securing Content in Power BI
    2. Row-Level Security
    3. Auditing
    4. Managing Data Capacity
    5. Governance
    6. Data Classifications
    7. Subscriptions
  • Introduction to DAX
    1. Overview
    2. DAX Calculation Types
    3. DAX Functions
    4. Using variables in DAX expressions
    5. Table Relationships in DAX
    6. DAX Tables and Filtering
  • Summary
    1. More Resources
  • End-to-End Reporting Solutions – Exercises
    1. Retail Sales Exercise
    2. Customer Profitability Exercise
    3. Opportunity Analysis Exercise
    4. Creating InfoGraphics

 

Hands on-Labs:

  • Quick tour
  • Installing Power BI Desktop
  • Logging into Power BI Service
  • Loading and Combining Data with Power BI Desktop
  • Creating a Basic Report
  • Publishing Reports to Power BI Service
  • Manage Table Relationships
  • Measures – Last Year Comparison
  • Measures – Year to Date
  • Measures – Market Share
  • Optimize the Data Model
  • Column from Examples
  • Conditional Columns
  • Cross-Tabular Report
  • Part-to-Whole Report
  • Relationship Report
  • Trend Report
  • Rank Report
  • Upload PBI Report and Pinning
  • Sharing Dashboard
  • Quick Insights
  • Setup On-Premise Gateway
  • Schedule Data Refresh
  • Importing Excel Models and Data
  • Exporting to PowerPoint
  • Integrating with SharePoint
  • DAX Formulas
Who should attend
  • Analysts
  • Database Administrators
  • Project Managers
  • Senior Business Intelligence Architects and Consultants
  • Senior Business Analysts
  • Anyone responsible for implementing BI.

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