# DAX 3-Day Intensive Course (Intro, Intermediate & Advanced)

£1,195.00

Our three-day DAX Intensive Training Course is designed for Power BI users who find themselves struggling with Power BI’s Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) formulas and would like to obtain a throrough grounding in this important data modelling formula langauge. It starts from the fundamentals and works through to advanced topics. The course consists of three modules (which can be also taken separately):

DAX Introduction
DAX Intermediate

 Date Choose an option16-18 September 2024 (Tutor-led, Online)11-13 November 2024 (Tutor-led, Online)Clear
SKU: GCOM-DAXPU-123 Category:

## Description

Our three-day DAX Intensive Training Course is designed for Power BI users who find themselves struggling with Power BI’s Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) formulas and would like to obtain a throrough grounding in this important data modelling formula langauge. It starts from the fundamentals and works through to advanced topics. The course consists of three modules (which can be also taken separately):

• POWER BI DAX Introduction
• POWER BI DAX Intermediate

## POWER BI DAX INTRODUCTION

### Getting Started

Welcome to the Course
DAX Overview
DAX Objects

### Calculated Columns

Calculated Columns versus M Computed Columns
Creating Calculated Columns
Calculated Columns versus Measures
Calculated Columns, Measures and Visuals

### DAX Syntax

Referring to Objects
DAX Operators
Using Variables

### Calculated Tables

Creating Calculated Tables
Creating a Date Table
Cloning a Table
Using the DISTINCT Function
Using the FILTER Function

### Measures

Creating a Measures Table
Implicit Measures
Measures and the Filter Context
Basic Aggregation Functions
Logical Functions

### Iterator Functions

Implicit and Explicit Iteration
The SUMX Function
The AVERAGEX Function
The COUNTX Function
Calculation Contexts

### Understanding Calculation Contexts

The Row Context
The Filter Context
Context Transition

### CALCULATE Function Basics

CALCULATE Overview
Using CALCULATE with Booleans
Using CALCULATE with FILTER
Using CALCULATE with ALL

## POWER BI DAX INTERMEDIATE

### Dynamic Titles

Using the SELECTEDVALUE Function
Nesting the SELECTEDVALUE Function
Using CONCATENATEX with Dynamic Titles

### Interacting with the User

Displaying the last refresh date and time
Creating dynamic Accessibility Alt tags

### Dynamic Formatting

Creating Measures which Return RAG Colours
Creating Measures which Return Images

### Ranking with DAX

The RANKX Function
Ranking Within a Group
Using the TOPN Function

### DAX Time Intelligence

Power BI Auto Date/Time Feature
Calendar Tables
Automatic vs Manual Time Intelligence
The TOTALYTD, TOTALQTD and TOTALMTD functions
The SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR Function
Using the DATEADD Function for Maximum Flexibility
The PARALLELPERIOD Function
Calculating Running Totals
Using DATESINPERIOD for MAT and 3MMA

### Calculation Groups

Overview of Calculation Groups
Overview of Tabular Editor
Creating a Calculation Group
SELECTEDMEASURE and SELECTEDMEASURENAME
Using Calculation Groups with Time Intelligence
Exchanging Measures using Calculation Groups
Defining Format Strings
Making Format Strings Dynamic

### Exposing DAX to the User

Using DAX What-if Parameters
The GENERATESERIES Function
Letting the User Control Time Intelligence

SUMMARIZE
SUMMARIZECOLUMNS
GROUPBY BY

UNION
CROSSJOIN
INTERSECT
EXCEPT

### Manipulating Filters

ALL and ALLEXCEPT
ALLSELECTED and ALLCROSSFILTERED
REMOVEFILTERS and KEEPFILTERS
EARLIER and EARLIEST
The USERELATIONSHIP Function

### Data Lineage

What is Data Lineage?
Controlling data lineage with the TREATAS Function

### Debugging DAX Code

Using the Performance Analyzer
Running Code in DAX Studio
Using Define Measure
Using Define Dependent Measures
Redefining Measures