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You are an experienced user of reporting systems and need to use Microsoft Power BI to define and extend data models for use by business users of Power BI Desktop You need to define data models, enhance data with calculated columns and measures, clean data, use ETL and analyze data over time

Please note that this course will only run when we have 6 confirmed delegates booked on the course.  In this course, attendees will learn how to model tables, create relationships, calculated columns, calculated tables and measures that support better reporting for the business. We will use Power BI for all practical implementations but these skills are easily transferable to Excel and Analysis Services.

Delivery Methods

Delivery Method Duration Cost (excl. VAT)
Fulltime 2 day R 7,660.00
Webinar 2 day R 6,100.00

Discounts Available

Save up to 10% by booking and paying 10 business days before the course.


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In this course, we will discuss some of the principles of data modeling and practically write M Language Power Queries. In this course you will cover:

  • Overview of data models 
  • Overview of Dimensional Modelling Techniques
  • M Functions and Keywords
  • Using M to load and transform data

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This course will build on your knowledge of either Power BI or Power Pivot creating more advanced formulas for your reports and dashboards.  In this course you will learn to:

  • Understand the structure of a DAX formula
  • Use different types of DAX functions
  • Understand the "evaluation contexts" for filters and rows 
  • Understand the role of the Calendar table and use advanced time-intelligence functions
  • Use variables to improve the performance and readability of your formulas.
  • Use the ABC ("Pareto") chart

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This course is intended for people who have been working with Power BI, Excel pivot tables or SSAS tabular and are looking to understand how to create richer data models to enable deeper insight into their data.


The Power BI boot camp course is a pre-requisite for the course. Alternatively, delegates should have at least 3 months experience in using Power BI Desktop for creating reports and dashboards.

The newest version of the Power BI Desktop software is required. If you want assistance in installing the software on your laptop, please ensure that you have Administration Privileges on your laptop. Please arrive 1h early on the first day of the course, so that we can assist you. 



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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

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Thu 20 May 2021 Fri 21 May 2021 Woodmead Scheduled

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