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Power Query Software Overview

  • Overview of Power Query / Power Query Editor
  • How to Open Power Query / Power Query Editor Software
  • Connecting to Data Sources and Extracting the Data
  • Establish connection to the Excel source, SQL Server
  • Importing Data into Power Query Editor
  • Transforming the Data in Power Query Editor using GUI Options
  • Loading the Data into Power Pivot
  • Understanding the M(Mashup) Language behind the GUI Options.

Power View Software Overview

  • Overview of Visualizations, Fields, Field Wells
  • Understanding Dimension Columns & Fact Columns
  • Visualizing the Data using Power View and Power Maps – Report View
  • Saving Report
  • Publishing the Report to Power BI Service

Power BI Service Overview

  • Power BI Service Overview
  • Logon to Power BI Service
  • Share the Reports with Clients

Power BI Desktop User Interface

  • Understanding Power BI Desktop User Interface
  • Fields Pane, Visualizations Pane, Filters Pane
  • Ribbon, Multiple Views (Report View, Data View & Model View)
  • Report Canvas, Pages Section

Building Blocks of Power BI

  • Datasets, Visualizations, Reports, Dashboards & Tiles

Power Query

Introduction to Power Query & Power Query Editor User Interface

  • Overview of Power Query / Query Editor
  • How to Open Power Query / Query Editor
  • Extracting the Data from Data Sources
  • Transforming the Data using GUI Options
  • Loading the Data in Power Pivot
  • Query Editor UI(Queries Pane, Data Pane / Results Pane, Power Query Ribbon)
  • Query Settings, Pane Applied Steps, Formula Bar
  • Advanced Editor, Query Dependencies
  • Understanding Power Query Conceptually

Data Processing, Data types and Filters in Power Query

  • How Data Processed in Power Query
  • Data types, Changing the Data type of a Column, Detect Data Type
  • Filters in Power Query and their Purpose
  • Auto Filter / Basic Filtering
  • Filter a Column using Advanced Text Filters, Number Filters, Date Filters
  • Filter Multiple Columns

Inbuilt Column Transformations

  • Remove Columns / Remove Other Columns, Choose Columns, Go To Column
  • Name or Rename a Column
  • Reorder Columns or Sort Columns(Move Left, Right, To Beginning, To End)
  • Column from Examples( From All Columns, From Selection)
  • Add Column / Custom Column
  • Duplicate Column, Split Column, Merge Columns
  • PIVOT, UNPIVOT Columns, Transpose Columns
  • Replace Values, Remove Empty

In built Row Transformations

  • Header Row or Use First Row as Headers, Use Headers as First Row
  • Keep Top Rows, Keep Bottom Rows, Keep Range of Rows
  • Keep Duplicates, Keep Errors
  • Remove Top Rows, Remove Bottom Rows, Remove Alternative Rows
  • Remove Duplicates, Remove Blank Rows, Remove Errors
  • Group Rows / Group By

Combine Queries (Merge Queries & Append Queries)

Merge Queries / Join Tables

  • Merge Queries, Merge Queries as New
  • Need of Merge Queries, Minimum requirements to Perform Merge Queries
  • Types of Joins / Join Kinds / Merge Type
    • Left Outer (all from first, matching from second)
    • Right Outer (all from second, matching from first)
    • Full Outer (all rows from both)
    • Inner (only matching rows)
    • Left Anti (rows only in first), Right Anti (rows only in second)
  • Cartesian Join or Cross Join, Self-Join
  • Merging the Tables using Multiple Join Conditions
  • How to Merge 3 Tables
  • Use Fuzzy Matching Option

Append Queries / Union ALL Tables

  • Append Queries, Append Queries as New
  • Minimum requirements to perform Append Queries
  • Append Two Tables , Append Three or More Tables
  • Folder as Source
  • Appending Multiple Excel Files and Multiple Sheets using Single Query
  • Union All, How to get Union Result

Query Options

  • Copy Query, Paste Query, Delete Query, Rename Query
  • Enable Load, Include in report Refresh
  • Duplicate Query, Reference Query
  • Move to Group, Move Up, Move Down
  • Create Function, Convert To Parameter
  • Advanced Editor, Properties

Home Tab Options

  • Close & Apply, Apply, Close
  • New Source, Recent Sources, Enter Data, Data Source Settings
  • Manage Parameters( Manage Parameters, Edit Parameters, New Parameter)
  • Suggested Values(Any Value, List of Values, Query), Convert to List
  • Query Parameters and Power BI Templates
  • .pbix(Power BI File) and .pbit(Power BI Template File)
  • Refresh Preview, Refresh All, Cancel Refresh
  • Sorting Data

Transform Tab Options

  • Reverse Rows, Count Rows, Replace Values, Replace Errors, Fill Down, Fill Up
  • Text Column, Number Column, Date & Time Column Options
  • Structured Column(Expand, Aggregate, Extract Values)
  • Run R Script, Run Python Script

Add Column Tab Options

  • Create Custom Function, Invoke Custom Function
  • Conditional Column, Index Column, Duplicate Column
  • From Text, From Number, From Date & Time Column Options

Power Pivot

Power Pivot Software Overview

  • Understanding about Power Pivot – A In Memory Columnar Database
  • Advantage of In Memory Columnar Database
  • Overview of Data Modeling – Model View(Previously Relationship View)
  • Enhancing the Data Model – DAX(Data Analysis eXpressions) Language – Data View

Power BI Data Modeling – Model View (Previously Relationship View)

  • Data Modeling Introduction
  • Relationships, Need of Relationship Between Tables
  • Dimension Column, Fact Column, Dimension Table, Fact Table
  • Star Schema, Snowflake Schema
  • Galaxy Schema or Hybrid Schema or Fact Constellation Schema
  • Relationship Types / Cardinality in General
  • One-to-One, One-to-Many (or Many-to-One), Many-to-Many
  • AutoDetect the relationship, Create a new relationship
  • Edit existing relationships, Delete a relationship
  • Make Relationship Active or Inactive
  • Cross filter direction (Single, Both), Apply Security Filter in Both Directions
  • Assume Referential Integrity

Enhancing the Data Model – DAX

  • What is DAX(Data Analysis eXpressions) Language – Functional Language
  • New Column, New Measure / Quick Measure, New Table
  • DAX Table and Column Name Syntax
  • Creating New Column, Creating New Measure
  • Implicit Measures, Explicit Measures
  • Difference Between New Columns & New Measures
  • DAX Operators, Types of Operators
  • Arithmetic Operators, Comparison Operators
  • Text Concatenation Operator, Logical Operators

DAX Functions – Categories

  • Text Functions
  • Logical Functions
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Filter Functions
  • Math & Statistical Functions
  • Time Intelligence Functions

DAX Text Functions


DAX Date & Time Functions

  • Creating Date Dimension Table for performing Time Intelligence Analysis
  • FORMAT (Text Function) à Month Name, Weekday Name
  • Week Number of Month, Fiscal Year, Fiscal Quarter

DAX Filter Functions

  • LOOKUPVALUE (Information function)

DAX Time Intelligence Functions

  • Time Intelligence Introduction
  • Date Dimension Table, Mark as Date Table
  • YOY Growth, QOQ Growth, MOM Growth

Quick Measures

  • Creating Measures without writing the DAX Formula using Quick Measures
  • Sales YoY%, Sales YTD, Sales MTD

Power View

Report View / Power View

  • Report View User Interface / Power BI Desktop User Interface
  • Fields Pane, Visualizations pane, Filters Pane
  • Ribbon, Multiple Views, Report Canvas, Pages Section
  • Fields, Filed Wells, Formatting, Analytics

Visuals Interactions

  • Visual Interactions
  • Interaction Type (Highlight, Filter, None)
  • Visual Interactions Default Behavior
  • Changing the Default Interaction Behavior, Edit Interactions

Filters in Power View

  • Filters, Filter Types in Power View
  • Filters on this Visual, Filters on this Page, Filters on All Pages
  • Drill Through Filters, Cross Report Drill Through, Keep All Filters
  • Filter Sub Types – Basic Filtering, Advanced Filtering, Top N, Relative Date Filtering
  • Numeric field filters, Text field filters, Date and Time field Filters

Hierarchies and Drill-Down Reports

  • Hierarchy Introduction, Default Date Hierarchy
  • Creating Hierarchy, Creating Custom Date Hierarchy, Change Hierarchy Levels
  • Drill Actions – Drill Down, Drill Up, Show Next Level, Expand Next Level
  • Apply Drill Down filters to Selected Visual

Power BI Visualizations

  • Visualizing Data, Why Visualizations
  • Visualization types, Field Wells

Visuals for Filtering

  • Slicer Visualization, When to use a Slicer
  • Create and format Slicer Visualization
  • Hierarchy Slicer (Custom Visualization)
  • When to use a Hierarchy Slicer, Create and format Hierarchy Slicer
  • Advantages of Hierarchy Slicer
  • Play Axis (Dynamic Slicer) – Custom Visualization
  • When to use a Play Axis Visual, Create and format Play Axis Visual

Visualizing Categorical Data

  • Purpose of Pie and Donut Charts, Create and Format Pie and Donut Charts
  • Purpose of Tree map Visual, Create and Format the Tree Map Visual
  • Purpose of Bar & Column Charts
  • Create and Format Bar and Column Charts
  • Create and Format Stacked Bar Chart, Stacked Column Chart
  • Create and Format Clustered Bar Chart, Clustered Column Chart
  • Create and Format 100% Stacked Bar Chart, 100% Stacked Column Chart
  • Purpose of Scatter Chart, Create and Format Scatter Chart

Visualizing Trend Data

  • Purpose of Line and Area Charts
  • Create and Format Line Chart, Area Chart, Stacked Area Chart
  • Combo Charts
  • Create and Format Line and Stacked Column Chart, Line and Clustered
  • Column Chart
  • Create and Format Ribbon Chart, Waterfall Chart

Visualizing KPI Data

  • Create and Format Gauge Visual, KPI Visual
  • Create and Format Card Visualization, Multi Row Card
  • Create and Format Funnel Chart

Visualizing Tabular Data

  • Create and Format Table Visual, Matrix Visualization

Visualizing Geographical Data

  • Create and Format Map Visual, Filled Map Visual

Tooltip Page

  • Create a Report Tooltip Page, Configure your Tooltip Report Page Manually setting a Report Tooltip

Bookmarks, Selection Pane & Buttons

  • Bookmarks, Selection Pane & Buttons
  • Changing the chart type dynamically
  • Changing the Axis of Chart Dynamically

Power BI Service

Power BI Service Introduction

  • Power BI Service Introduction, Power BI Cloud Architecture
  • Cloud Vs. On Premise
  • Creating Power BI Service Account, SIGN IN to Power BI Service Account
  • Power BI Pro & Power BI Premium
  • My Workspace & Project Workspace
  • Power BI Service Introduction

Adding Dataset to Power BI Service and Creating Multiple New Reports

  • Publishing Reports to the Power BI service, Import / Getting the Report to PBI Service
  • Creating Multiple Reports using Dataset
  • Power BI Datasets Live Connection using Desktop to Create New Report
  • Creating New Reports in Cloud using Published Datasets
  • Shared and Certified Datasets, Sharing Dataset across Multiple Projects

Dashboards Development

  • Dashboard, Creating Dashboards using Multiple Reports
  • Pin Visuals and Pin LIVE Report Pages to Dashboard
  • Advantages of Dashboards
  • Interacting with Dashboards
  • Adding Tiles to Dashboards
  • Web Content, Image, Text Box, Video
  • Formatting Dashboard

Understanding Sub folder in Workspace

  • Datasets + Dataflows – Dataflows, Datasets
  • Content – Workbooks, Reports & Dashboards
  • All – Dataflows, Datasets, Workbooks, Reports & Dashboards


  • Dataflows, Purpose of Dataflows
  • Creating and Working with Dataflows
  • Using Dataflows to Create a Dataset in Power BI Desktop

Power BI Architecture with Dataflows

Dataset Actions

  • Refresh, Schedule Refresh, Analyze in Excel, Create Report
  • Delete Dataset, Get Quick Insights, Security, Rename, Settings, Download .pbix
  • Manage Permissions, View Lineage

Excel Workbooks

  • Import Excel Data into Power BI as Dataset

Upload you Excel file to Power BI

Report Actions

  • Share, Mark as Favorite, Analyze in Excel, Delete, Quick Insights, Save a Copy, Settings
  • View usage Metrics Report, View Lineage

Dashboard Actions

  • Share, Mark as Favorite, Delete, Settings, View usage Metrics

Team Collaboration in Power BI using Workspaces

  • Introduction to Workspaces
  • Classic Workspaces, Upgraded Workspaces
  • Create an Workspace, Add Members to Workspace to Collaborate
  • Workspace Access – Admin, Member, Contributor, Viewer Roles
  • Sharing Reports & Dashboards using Direct Sharing / Basic Sharing
  • Content Pack Introduction
  • Create Content Pack, Sharing Content Packs
  • Specific Groups, My Entire Organization
  • Selecting the Content / Items to Publish or Share
  • Introduction to App
  • Publish an App, Update a Published App
  • Manage Content in App, Include in App, Exclude in App
  • Sharing App
  • Entire Organization, Specific individuals or group
  • Un publishing an App

Row Level Security in Power BI

  • Introduction to Row Level Security
  • Row Level Security (RLS) with DAX
  • Manage Roles, Creating Roles, Testing Roles
  • Adding Members to Roles in Power BI Service
  • Dynamic Row Level Security
  • Creating Users Table and Adding to the Model
  • Capturing users using UserName () or UserPrincipalName () DAX Functions

Syncing Published Power BI Report Files Using OneDrive

  • Refresh a Dataset stored on OneDrive
  • Schedule Refresh the Dataset stored on OneDrive

Deployment Pipelines

  • Create a Deployment Pipeline
  • Assign a workspace to a Deployment Pipeline.

Power BI Complete Introduction

  • Power BI Introduction
  • Data Visualization, Reporting
  • Business Intelligence(BI), Traditional BI, Self-Serviced BI
  • Cloud Based BI, On Premise BI
  • Power BI Products
  • Power BI Desktop (Power Query, Power Pivot, Power View)
  • Flow of Work in Power BI Desktop
  • Power BI Service, Power BI Report Server, Power BI Mobile
  • Flow of Work in Power BI / Power BI Architecture
  • A Brief History of Power BI

PBI Desktop Installation Power BI Desktop & Power BI

  • Service Overview

Power BI Desktop Software Installation

  • Download & Installation of Power BI Desktop Software
  • What are the Prerequisites to Install Power BI Desktop Software
  • Power Pivot Software Overview
  • Understanding about Power Pivot – A In Memory Columnar Database
  • Advantage of In Memory Columnar Database
  • Enhancing the Data Model – DAX(Data Analysis expressions) Language – Data View
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