Power BI Intermediate

This one day intermediate level course is designed for users who are already familiar with Power BI and are looking to broaden their horizons when it comes to designing reports and dashboards.

The course delves deeper into the Query Editor and the DAX language; it discusses Excel and PowerPoint integration; and whows delegates how to use bookmarks and custom visuals to construct interactive data narratives for their audience.

Course Outline

Parameters and Templates

Benefits of parameters and templates; Creating parameters; Parameter value types; Parameterizing data sources; parameterizing filters; Creating a template; Using a template

Power Query Functions

Converting a query to a function; Understanding function syntax; Invoking a function

DAX Time Intelligence

Calendar tables; Power BI Auto Date/Time feature; The TOTALYTD function; Specifying end of fiscal year;
Calculating running totals; the SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR function; the PARALLELPERIOD function; Using the DATEADD function for maximum flexibility

What If Parameters

Creating a what-if parameter; Specifying limits; Referencing the parameter measure; Incorporating parameter values in your model

Excel Integration

Analyze in Excel; Installing Power BI Publisher for Excel; Creating pivot table reports from Power BI data sources; The importance of data types; Error – The field that you are moving cannot be placed in that PivotTable area; Pinning Excel content to a Power BI dashboard

Custom visuals

Overview of custom visuals; Chiclet Slicer; Timeline; Advanced Time Slicer; Hierarchy Slicer; Synoptic Panel; Waffle Chart; Percentile Chart; Box and Whisker; Histogram; Bullet Chart; KPI Indicator; GlobeMap; Table Heatmap; WordCloud

Business narration

Planning narratives; Self-running narratives; Interactive narratives; Using the Pulse chart visual; Using the Scroller visual; Using Narratives for Power BI; Using video clips in your visuals

PowerPoint integration

Constructing a narrative in PowerPoint, Using export to PowerPoint, Embedding live reports into a PowerPoint presentation


Power BI Training 2018: Intermediate Schedule

Date Duration Course Title
10/01/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
14/02/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
14/03/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
11/04/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
09/05/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
06/06/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
04/07/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
08/08/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
05/09/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
03/10/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
07/11/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate
05/12/2018 1 day Power BI Intermediate