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Discovering the Power of Excel 2010, 2013, and 2016 PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions (DAX) (MCC-55108)

MCC-55108 (2 Days)

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PowerPivot DAX Training Overview

This Microsoft Community Course 55108, Discovering the Power of Excel 2010, 2013, or 2016 PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions (DAX) training, teaches attendees PowerPivot Data Analytic Expressions (DAX) fundamentals, functions, and evaluation contexts, as well as advanced functionality.

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PowerPivot DAX Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Understand the differences between versions of Excel
  • Learn how to activate the PowerPivot for Excel Add-in
  • Understand the PowerPivot Data Model and relationships
  • Know the different parts that make up a DAX formula, demonstrate how they work, and spot errors along the way
  • Understand DAX functions and their abilities
  • Learn more advanced DAX concepts and have an understanding of evaluation contexts
  • Learn how to work with dates and utilize Time Intelligence
  • Work with many-to-many relationships and demonstrate their use along with exploring banding and DAX query capabilities
  • Gain and in-depth understanding of the code works

PowerPivot DAX Training Outline

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Introduction
Exploring Data Models
Differences Between Excel 2010 & 2013
PowerPivot for Excel Add-In
PowerPivot Data Model
VLOOKUP vs Relationships
Relationships
Introduction to DAX
Introduction to DAX
Explaining Syntax
Exploring Data Types
Utilizing Operators
Understanding Values
Handling Errors
Using DAX Functions
Mathematical Functions
Statistical Functions
Logical Functions
Information Functions
Text Functions
Conversion Functions
Aggregation Functions
Relational Functions
Understanding Evaluation Contexts
The CALCULATE Function
Filter Functions
Single Table Evaluation Context
Multiple Table Evaluation Context
Working with Dates
Date Functions
Working with Calendars
Using Multiple Calendars
Utilizing Advanced DAX Functionality
Many-to-Many Relationships
Banding
Evaluate
Simplifying Your Life with DAX Studio
Examining Patterns
Walkthrough a Basic Pattern
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MCC-55108

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees must have substantial prior experience using Excel.  Prior experience writing SQL queries would be a helpful foundation but is not required.

Training Materials:

Students receive comprehensive courseware and a copy of Microsoft's The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI (Business Skills).

Software Requirements:

Installation of Excel 2010, 2013, or 2016 with the latest service packs and lab files that we provide, as well as Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, or later.

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