Fundamentals of Microsoft PowerBI: Class Curriculum

Fundamentals of PowerBI is an intermediate/advanced 3-day training specifically designed to get PowerBI Users up-to-speed on building and deploying custom solutions using Microsoft’s Power BI solution. Students will learn what the key features of PowerBI are as well as the different platforms that make up the solution.   Students will go through all of the features and tools as well as methods for visualizing data and then publishing that data for colleagues.  This course considers the Enterprise features of PowerBI.

  • Introduction to the Power BI Platform

    • What is Power BI
    • Power BI Platforms
    • Power BI Versus Excel
    • Understanding Data

    Working with Power BI Data Sources and Modeling

    • Connecting to Different Data Stores
    • Making Data more useful before reporting
    • How to Manage Relationships
    • Simple Data Modeling

    Visualizations in Power BI

    • Creating Data Tables
    • Charts and Maps
    • Filtering Data on Report

    Publishing Power BI Reports

    • Publishing your report to Power Bi Web
    • Creating a Dashboard
    • Sharing your Dashboard

    Introduction to Data Modeling and Shaping

    • What is Modeling
    • Report Modeling Versus SSAS
    • Complex Data Shaping

    Working With DAX

    • Introduction to DAX functions
    • Building Custom Columns with DAX function
    • Building DAX Measures
    • Working with Date Tables and Columns

    Visualizations in Power BI

    • Using Data Slicers
    • Importing Custom Visuals
    • Editing visuals interactions
    • Building Mobile Screens

    Power BI Security

    • Understanding the Power BI Tenant Model
    • Configuring Service Options
    • Row Level Security
    • Building Power BI groups/teams

    Data Sets

    • Data Set Creation
    • Direct Query versus Data Refresh
    • Controlling Data Refresh
    • Installing and Configuring Gateway Services

    Enterprise Content Packs

    • Introduction to Content Packs
    • Creating a Content Pack
    • Making changes to reports with a Copy
    • Refreshing Content Packs
    • Using the Power BI service Data Connection

    perience working with Windows PowerShell.Experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or later, Lync Server 2013 or Skype for Business Server 2015, and SharePoint Server 2013 or later is beneficial but not required.

 

 

Microsoft Trainer

Tom Robbins, Microsoft SharePoint Expert

Bross Group Trainer:

Tom Robbins, Microsoft Certified Trainer

Tom Robbins is an industry leading Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint consultant, trainer, and thought leader. Tom has 25+ years working with the Microsoft Enterprise products as an engineer, technical trainer, and manager.  Tom also is a facilitator for Microsoft Office 365 Immersion Events and a regular presenter at Microsoft SharePoint Fest events throughout the country.

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