Learn Power BI from the masters!

Adam and Patrick will walk you though the Power BI Blueprint to create reports. This course is great for folks just getting started with Power BI, or for folks that are familiar with creating reports and want to get those tips and tricks that Guy in a Cube can bring to the table.
Learn Power BI from the masters!

What you will learn

  • Transform & Model

    Understand how to transform and model data for use within Power BI. This is where you will spend the majority of your time to make sure your data is usable for your reports.

  • Visualize your data

    The fun part is creating the visuals within Power BI! Learn how easy it is to create and then format your visuals against a consistent theme.

  • Deploy to the cloud

    Learn how to take advantage of the Power BI service and all it has to offer. Enabling sharing and collaboration within your organization.

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Course curriculum

Your journey with Power BI

  • 01
    Welcome to the course!
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    • A message from the instructors
    • Before we begin...
  • 02
    Tools of the trade
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    • Power BI Desktop
    • Course files download
  • 03
    Getting data
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    • Starting with CSV
    • Sidebar: Power Query interface
    • Sprinkle in some web content
    • Data from a database
    • Sidebar: Import vs. DirectQuery/Live Connection
    • Getting Data: Test your learning
  • 04
    Transforming data
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    • Basic Power Query operations
    • Adding a column
    • Refresh Date/Time
    • Not so basic Power Query items
    • Parameters and applying data
    • Transforming data: Test your learning
  • 05
    Preparing the model
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    • Data model basics
    • Introduction to relationships
    • Bi-directional Relationships
    • Hiding elements
    • Categories and default summarization
    • Introduction to DAX
    • Hierarchies
    • Prepare your model: Test your learning
  • 06
    Working with time
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    • Date/Calendar table
    • Auto Date/Time and Relationships
    • Working with time: Test your learning
  • 07
    Working with measures
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    • What's a measure? And, why you use them.
    • Bi-Direction relationships and CROSSFILTER()
    • Additional formatting
    • How to handle multiple dates
    • DAX Resources
    • Working with measures: Test your learning
  • 08
    Visualizing the data
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    • Base visualizations and custom visuals
    • Building your overview page
    • Spicing things up with backgrounds and layouts
    • Ask a question of your data
    • Visualizing the data: Test your learning
  • 09
    Taking visualizations to the next level
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    • Themes and next level backgrounds
    • Using drillthrough in your reports
    • Make tooltips exciting!
    • Selections, bookmarks and buttons. Oh my!
    • Next level visualization: Test your learning
  • 10
    The Power BI Service
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    • Signing up and signing in
    • Sidebar: Browser search engine hacks
    • Getting around the service
    • All about workspaces
    • Creating and using dashboards (not reports)
    • Publishing and using Apps
    • Refreshing your data with and without a gateway
    • Power BI Service: Test your learning
  • 11
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    • Row-level security
  • 12
    Next steps
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    • Congrats! Here's what's next...
    • More resources for you
    • Before you go...
  • Instructors

    Instructor Bio:

    Adam Saxton & Patrick LeBlanc have extensive knowledge about Power BI and have been working with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack since 2004. They have both spoken at international conferences and are active in the Power BI and SQL Server communities. Guy in a Cube has been publishing videos on YouTube since 2014.

    Adam Saxton Patrick LeBlanc


Pricing options

This low prices gets you everything listed above and puts you on the right road to creating awesome reports in Power BI!


  • How is this different from Dashboard in a day?

    Dashboard in a day is a great initial intro to Power BI, but it is limited to a 4 hour block. In our Power BI Blueprint, we walk you through Power BI, beginning to end. We go deeper into those items than what Dashboard in a day allows for. We also add in tips and tricks we've learned over time.

  • Is this a live broadcast of an in-person training?

    No. This is an on-demand, self-paced, online training.

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