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Advanced Data Modelling and Shaping with Power BI (IAD)

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  $1017.50 inc GST
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Why study this course

This one-day course teaches how to use Power BI Desktop to import and shape data from a variety of sources. It also walks through the Power BI capabilities you can use to enhance the data model for your business users. The course covers key aspects of how to create a great data model to meet your business needs, various features in Power BI used to enhance data models so you can build great reports, and an introduction to DAX to create calculations.

Important note: Power BI is a Microsoft App that is not currently supported on non-Windows systems (such as Apple Mac).

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What you’ll learn

At the end of the workshops, attendees will better understand how to: 

  • Understand the Power BI Desktop data model, its components and most effective schemas

  • Describe concepts of calculated columns and measures

  • Create queries using M

  • Create calculations with DAX

  • Understand the use of functions

  • Create and optimise a data model

  • Understand the consequences of data model design decisions

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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who needs to import and shape data from a variety of sources.

Course subjects

  • Getting and shaping the Data

  • Basic Data Modeling

  • Getting started with M (Power Query Language)

  • Understanding Logic Operators

  • Introduction to DAX

  • Working with functions - DAX CALCULATE Function and more

  • Modeling with Power BI & DAX best practice Data Modeling, Optimization techniques


Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) training or equivalent working experience.

In order to attend this course you must have Power BI Desktop installed on your local desktop or laptop prior to attendance. Download Power BI Desktop from Microsoft here. Power BI accessed through a browser or Microsoft Teams does not have the features and functionality needed to complete this course. Remote connection to your work desktop or laptop is also not suitable.

In addition you will need to be able to extract compressed (ZIP) files to your desktop or laptop.

We recommend dual monitors, especially if your primary monitor is a laptop screen.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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