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


Course Number: MCC-55108

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Power Pivot DAX Training Overview

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

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Objectives

  • Understand the differences between versions of Excel
  • Learn how to activate the Power Pivot for Excel Add-in
  • Understand the Power Pivot 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

Prerequisites

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

Outline

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Introduction
Exploring Data Models
  • Differences Between Excel 2010 & 2013
  • Power Pivot for Excel Add-In
  • Power Pivot 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

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:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.



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