Microsoft Power BI® Desktop and Power Query

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Description

This course familiarizes the participant with Microsoft Power Query, a revolutionary data tool for Excel that allows you to intuitively discover and automate the import, transformation, and combination of data across a variety of data sources for use in Excel and Microsoft Power BI. Power Query is a free add-in for Excel that enhances the self-service Business Intelligence experience in Excel.  The course uses Excel 2016, however Power Query works with Excel 2010 and above.

Audience

The student should be familiar with Excel and the concepts of data sets and basic reporting, including the use of PivotTables.

Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the revolutionary changes in Power Query and the ease it provides for Excel pros.
  • Successfully navigate the Power Query interface.
  • Understand and properly configure data types.
  • Understand and perform importing data.
  • Understand and perform transforming data.
  • Understand and perform loading data.
  • Understand and utilize ranges in Excel.
  • Understand and handle special situations.
  • Understand and perform appending operations.
  • Understand and utilize working with folders and files.
  • Understand and perform combining worksheets.
  • Understand and utilize PivotTables.
  • Understand working with relational data.
  • Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional.
  • Understand and perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular.
  • Understand the issues encountered when performing merges.
  • Understand and utilize merges.
  • Understand and utilize loading into Excel.
  • Understand and utilize loading into Power Pivot.
  • Understand and utilize loading to Power BI Desktop.
  • Understand and utilize the data sources available.
  • Understand and utilize grouping.
  • Understand and utilize summarizing.
  • Understand the M interface.
  • Understand Power Query formulas.
Course Information
  • Course Level:Intermediate
  • Prerequisite:Experience working with Excel or other data manipulation software
  • Credit:CPE Hours: 8, PDU’s: 7.5
  • Fee:$445
  • Length:1 day

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