Power BI Fundamentals

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Power BI Fundamentals

October 14, 2019 - October 15, 2019

Power BI Fundamentals is a rigorous 2-day training course for aspiring report developers and data professionals seeking to hone their skills in Power BI. The class is instructor led and paced as a group. The course is designed to walk you through each important capability of Power BI and provide you sample situations to practice your skills. The goal is to build “muscle-memory” for Power BI best practices on report creation and data transformations.


You will learn:

  • Report and data visualization best practices
  • How to transform your data with Power Query
  • Write basic DAX calculations
  • Build an analytical data model


Day One – Basic Report Building

(1) Introduction to Power BI development stages

(2) Introduction to data visualization best practices

(3) Building a chart driven report using best practices


(4) Building a table driven report with conditional formatting & drillthrough

(5) Introduction to publishing

(6) Data wrangling primer (extract, clean, and load two Excel tables)

(7) Q&A


Day Two – Data Wrangling and Modeling

(1) Review of Power BI development stages

(2) Accessing Data Sources (Excel sheets/named-ranges, CSV files, and folders of workbooks)

(3) Basic transformations of data sources (date/text parsing, filtering, pivoting)


(4) Intermediate transformation of data sources (joining, appending, and data structures)

(5) Introduction to dimensional modeling

(6) Setting relationships and building simple DAX measures

(7) Q&A


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October 14, 2019
October 15, 2019


Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon Street
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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