Course Number: PBI-102

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Power BI Training Overview

This Intermediate Power BI training course builds on the Introduction to Power BI course, teaching the advanced dashboard skills participants need for building more sophisticated data visualizations. Attendees learn how to extract more actionable insights from their reporting and drive increased user engagement in shared production reporting. Attendees’ own data is eagerly incorporated into the class if available.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Practice existing report building skills to achieve a mastery of the basics
  • Understand how and when to edit visual interactions according to your report page’s needs
  • Develop techniques for highlighting the valuable signals amidst the noise of your data
  • Write ordered analytics functions using DAX
  • Leverage existing measures within other columns and measure DAX expressions
  • Pass measure filters through visuals
  • Create a report page that can take on entirely new values according to user input
  • Identify the practical applications of Power BI’s switch function and use it in reporting
  • Write time window lag measures that shift the perspective of the data according to user design
  • Create dynamic change reporting for KPIs (key performance indicators)
  • Perfect a data model, report, and dashboard according to acceptance criteria
  • Incorporate effective problem-solving techniques that can serve your team in all projects

Prerequisites

All participants should have attended Accelebrate's Introduction to Power BI training or have the equivalent experience. 

Outline

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Introduction and Level Set
  • Visual Formatting
  • Themes
  • Advanced Query Editor
Row Level Security
  • Exploring new features
What-If Simulation
  • Dynamic Hypotheticals Using What-If Parameters
  • Integrating New Data into Existing Model
Finding the Signal Through the Noise
  • Highlighting Important Information About Your KPI’s
  • Advanced DAX Measures and Columns
  • Filtering Visuals and Measures Using Existing Measures
  • Visual Capabilities Exploration
KPI Switches and Window Lags
  • Switch Measures
  • Window Lag Measures
  • Integrating Island Tables with Switch Measures
  • KPI Pulse Reporting
  • Visual Interactions
  • Combining Different Measure Techniques
  • User Focused Reporting
Capstone Gauntlet
  • Demonstration Of Learned Skills and Techniques Using a New Dataset in Challenging Final Project
  • Building Against the Clock to Demonstrate Mastery of Basic Skills and An Understanding of New Skills
Conclusion

Training Materials

All Power BI training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

  • A recent version of Windows (Windows 10 or later) with at least 8 GB of RAM
  • Microsoft Office installed (especially Excel)
  • Power BI Desktop installed


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