TLGPBIE16PBIT - Power BI Tools in Excel 2016 - Level 2

This is the second course in TLG Learning’s exclusive Power BI for Excel 2016 training series. This course builds on the foundation set in the Power BI for Excel Report Builders course. In this course students will learn how to use the Power View, Power Map, and Power Query add-ins. Power BI Report Writers will learn how to use Power View to create highly effective interactive reports using data models created by more advanced Power BI Designers. Students will also learn how to build 3D geospatial reports using Power Map as well as how to transform and query data sources using Power Query. Topics covered include creating effective and professional reports, effectively applying new visualization techniques using Power View, creating geospatial Power Map tours, using data transformations to prepare for data modeling, and creating simple custom data calculations.

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Data Analysis using Excel 2016 -Level 1 - Report Builders

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1 : Introducing Power BI Tools

Microsoft’s Self-Service Power BI Model
What Is Power BI for Excel

Lesson 2 : Power View for Excel

What Is Power View?
Creating Power View Reports
Power View Interface Components
Understanding Table Visualizations
Chart Visualizations
Power View Tiles, Slicers, & Multiples

Lesson 3 : BI Data Query Basics

What Is a BI Data Query?
Power Query Interface
Planning a BI Data Query

Lesson 4 : Query Editor Transformations

Basic Transformations
Merging & Appending Queries
Calculated Columns
Grouping and Summarizing Data
Unpivoting Data
Dealing with Malformed Data
Finalizing Queries

Lesson 5 : Appendix: Power Map for Excel

----note: appendix content is not covered in the one day course
What Is Power Map?
Preparing a Power Map Tour
Power Map Designer
Creating a Power Map Tour
Power Map Formatting Tools
Finalizing a Power Map Tour