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MOD+DMOC: Analyzing Data with PowerBI (M20778)

Discover how to analyze data with Power BI.

GK# 5531

Course Overview

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In this course, you will be introduced to the key concepts in business intelligence (BI), data analysis, and data visualization. Discover the capabilities of a self-service BI solution and learn to create a dashboard and Power BI Desktop queries.

Redeem three SATVs for this individual GK Digital Learning course plus digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC). For more information on Microsoft SATVs click here.

 

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What You'll Learn

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  • Perform Power BI desktop data transformation
  • Describe Power BI desktop modelling
  • Create a Power BI desktop visualization
  • Implement the Power BI service
  • Describe how to connect to Excel data
  • Describe how to collaborate with Power BI data
  • Connect directly to data stores
  • Describe the Power BI developer API
  • Describe the Power BI mobile app

Outline

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1. Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions

  • 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

2. Introducing Power BI

  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service

3. Power BI Data

  • Using Excel as a Power BI data source
  • The Power BI data model
  • Using databases as a Power BI data source
  • The Power BI service

4. Shaping and Combining Data

  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data

5. Modeling Data

  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures

6. Interactive Data Visualizations

  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution

7. Direct Connectivity

  • Cloud data
  • Connecting to analysis services

8. Developer API

  • Custom visuals

9. Power BI mobile app

  • Using the Power BI mobile app
  • Power BI embedded

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Lab 1: Exploring an Enterprise BI Solution
Lab 2: Creating a Power BI Dashboard
Lab 3: Import Data into Power BI
Lab 4: Shaping and Combining Data
Lab 5: Modeling Data
Lab 6: Creating a Power BI Report
Lab 7: Direct Connectivity
Lab 8: Using the Developer API

Prerequisites

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  • 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)

Who Should Attend

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  • Business analysts
  • Business intelligence developers
  • SQL professionals

Vendor Credits

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SATV Redemption

Redeeming your Microsoft Software Assurance Training Vouchers:

  • 3 Day SATV for an individual GK Digital Learning course

Follow-On Courses

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The following course guides database or business intelligence professionals with the ability to further analyze data and share their findings, starting with managed BI data sources and expanding to personal and external/public data sources.

Training Exclusives

This course comes with three months, 24x7 access to: 

  • HD-quality streaming videos that adapt to your connection speed and device
  • Hands-on live labs with integrated lab steps and ability to save and resume labs
  • Knowledge checks for comprehensive assessments
  • 24x7 mentoring via chat, email and phone
  • Digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC)
Course Delivery

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