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MOC On-Demand: 10989-Analyzing Data with Power BI Course Outline

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Version 2016

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self-Study Class, 2-days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 3-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.) In all cases, customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
90-Day Extension, $300. Need more time? Get another 90 days of access to your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 2 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
10989 Instructor-led

COURSE DETAILS

Overview
This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills analyze data with Power BI. Because this is a Microsoft-developed and authorized course, organizations can use Software Assurance Vouchers for payment.

Audience profile
The primary audience for this course is BI professionals who need to analyze data utilizing Power BI.
The secondary audiences for this course are technically proficient business users.

Prerequisites
This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).
Some exposure to basic programming concepts (such as looping and branching).
An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel.
These prerequisites can be achieved by attending courses
20761A Querying Data with Transact-SQL
20767A - Implementing a SQL Server Data Warehouse

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe key features of a self-service BI solution
Describe Power BI and its data sources
Model, shape, and combine data
Describe Power BI data visualizations

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions
In this module students will be introduced to the key concepts in business intelligence, data analysis, and data visualization. In addition they will learn the rationale for self-service BI, considerations for using self-service BI, and how Microsoft products can be used to implement a self-service BI solution.
Lessons
Introduction to business intelligence
Introduction to data analysis
Introduction to data visualization
Overview of self-service BI
Considerations of self-service BI
Microsoft tools for self-service BI
Lab : Exploring an enterprise BI solution

Module 2: Introducing Power BI
This module introduces Power BI.
Lessons
Power BI
The Power BI service
Power BI mobile apps
Lab : Cresting a Power BI dashboard

Module 3: Power BI Data
This module describes Power BI data sources.
Lessons
Using Excel as a Power BI data source
Using databases as a Power BI data source
The Power BI service
Lab : Import data into Power BI

Module 4: Shaping and Combining Data
This module describes how to shape and combine data.
Lessons
Power BI desktop queries
Shaping data
Combining data
Lab : Shaping and combining data

Module 5: Modelling Data
This module describes how to model data in Power BI.
Lessons
Relationships
DAX queries
Calculations and measures
Lab : Modelling data

Module 6: Interactive Data Visualizations
This module describes Power BI visualizations.
Lessons
Creating Power BI reports
Managing a Power BI solution
Lab : Creating a Power BI report

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