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Analyzing Data with Power BI: On-Demand

Description

Business Intelligence: Microsoft’s Power BI

Learn to analyze data with Microsoft’s Power BI. Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools you can use to analyze data and share insights. Monitor your business and get answers quickly with rich dashboards available on every device. Power BI transforms your company’s data into rich visuals you can collect and organize so you can focus on what matters to you.


At Course Completion you will be able to:

  • Describe key features of a self-service BI solution
  • Describe Power BI and its data sources
  • Model, shape, and combine data
  • Describe Power BI data visualizations

Microsoft on Demand learning available from MAX Technical Training

Microsoft On-Demand

This is a Microsoft On-Demand Course (MOC On-Demand). MOC On-Demand is an integrated on-line training experience that includes video, hands-on labs, exercises, text and knowledge checks. Attendees experience all of this through an on-demand course player.

  • The content is based on the same official courseware we use in our instructor-led training.
  • The videos feature engaging experts hand-selected by Microsoft.
  • MOC On-Demand gives you a live, real-time environment for hands-on training – much better than other on demand offerings that offer simulated labs.

All MOC On-Demand courses are available for 90 days. As a participant you will use Office 365 to complete your lab work. If needed, you can use the trial for Office 365 which lasts for 30 days from when the trial is activated. It is recommended that you use the trial of Office 365  and plan your lab work accordingly. The labs provide instructions on how to register for this account.

What’s included?

  • Access to the official Microsoft Video on Demand Course for 90 days from the point of first access, allowing you to start and stop when you need to.
  • Hands-On, Live Lab access for 90 days from start of access.
  • MCT Support via our Microsoft Training Support Yammer Group (you will be invited to the group after registration)

Microsoft On-Demand eLearning Courses can be purchased using 2 Microsoft SA Vouchers.

Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions

In this module students will be introduced to the key concepts in business intelligence, data analysis, and data visualization. In addition they will learn the rationale for self-service BI, considerations for using self-service BI, and how Microsoft products can be used to implement a self-service BI solution.
 
Lessons
  • Introduction to business intelligence
  • Introduction to data analysis
  • Introduction to data visualization
  • Overview of self-service BI
  • Considerations of self-service BI
  • Microsoft tools for self-service BI
Lab : Exploring an enterprise BI solution

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe key concepts in business intelligence
  • Describe key concepts in data analysis
  • Describe key concepts in data visualization
  • Describe the rationale for self-service BI
  • Describe considerations for self-service BI
  • Describe how Microsoft products can be used to implement a self-service BI solution

Module 2: Introducing Power BI

This module introduces Power BI.
 
Lessons
  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service
  • Power BI mobile apps
Lab : Cresting a Power BI dashboard

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Power BI
  • Describe the Power BI Service
  • Implement Tenant Management
  • Describe Power BI mobile apps
  • Create a simple dashboard

Module 3: Power BI Data

This module describes Power BI data sources.
 
Lessons
  • Using Excel as a Power BI data source
  • Using databases as a Power BI data source
  • The Power BI service
Lab : Import data into Power BI

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Use Excel as a Power BI data source
  • Use databases as a Power BI data source and describe the R language
  • Configure the Power BI Service

Module 4: Shaping and Combining Data

This module describes how to shape and combine data.
 
Lessons
  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data
Lab : Shaping and combining data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create Power BI Desktop queries
  • Shape data
  • Combine data

Module 5: Modelling Data

This module describes how to model data in Power BI.
 
Lessons
  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures
Lab : Modelling data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Configure the Power BI Service
  • Create Relationships
  • Write simple DAX queries
  • Create calculations and measures

Module 6: Interactive Data Visualizations

This module describes Power BI visualizations.
 
Lessons
  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution
Lab : Creating a Power BI report

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Use Power BI Desktop to create interactive data visualizations
  • Describe the management of a Power BI solution

PreRequisites

This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).
  • Some exposure to basic programming concepts (such as looping and branching).
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications – particularly Excel.
These prerequisites can be achieved by attending courses
  • 20761A – Querying Data with Transact-SQL
  • 20767A - Implementing a SQL Server Data Warehouse

Audience

The primary audience for this course is BI professionals who need to analyze data utilizing Power BI.
The secondary audiences for this course are technically proficient business users.
$600.00 List Price


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