Phoenix TS

Analyzing Data with Power BI (MS 20778) Training

Course Overview

This 3-day, instructor-led course teaches participants to use Power BI for data analysis. The course includes creating visualizations, the Power BI Service, and the Power BI Mobile App. This is a refresh to the preceding versions to take account of changes in the Power BI service. After completing this course, students will be able to do the following:

  • Describe self-service BI.
  • Describe the Power BI suite of products.
  • Connect to data sources and optimize data models.
  • Shape and combine data from different sources.
  • Model data.
  • Create reports and manage solutions.
  • Describe the Power BI developer API.
  • Describe the Power BI mobile app.

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Currently, there are no public classes scheduled. Please contact a Phoenix TS Training Consultant to discuss hosting a private class at 240-667-7757.


3 Days



Course Outline

Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Introduction to Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Data Visualization
  • Overview of Self-Service BI
  • Considerations for Self-Service BI
  • Microsoft Tools for Self-Service BI

Introducing Power BI

  • Power BI
  • The Power BI Service

Power BI Data

  • Using Excel as a Data Source for Power BI
  • The Power BI Data Model
  • Using Databases as a Data Source for Power BI
  • The Power BI Service

Shaping and Combining Data

  • Power BI Desktop Queries
  • Shaping Data
  • Combining Data

Modeling Data

  • Relationships
  • DAX Queries
  • Calculations and Measures

Interactive Data Visualizations

  • Creating Power BI Reports
  • Managing a Power BI Solution

Direct Connectivity

  • Cloud Data
  • Connecting to Analysis Services

Development with Power BI

  • The Power BI API
  • Custom Visuals

Power BI Mobile

  • Power BI Mobile Apps
  • Using the Power BI Mobile App
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