Analyzing Data with Power BI (10989)

Microsoft | SQL Server

About this Course

This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills analyze data with Power BI.

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.

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


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


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.


  • 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

After completing this module, you will be able to: 
• Describe key concepts in business intelligence
• Describe key concepts in data analysis
• Describe key concepts in data visualization 
• Describe the rationale for self-service BI 
• Describe considerations for self-service BI 
• Describe how Microsoft products can be used to implement a self-service BI solution

Module 2: Introducing Power BI

This module introduces Power BI.


  • Power BI
  • The Power BI service
  • Power BI mobile apps

Lab : Cresting a Power BI dashboard

After completing this module, you will be able to: 
• Describe Power BI
• Describe the Power BI Service
• Implement Tenant Management
• Describe Power BI mobile apps
• Create a simple dashboard

Module 3: Power BI Data

This module describes Power BI data sources.


  • 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

After completing this module, you will be able to: 
• Use Excel as a Power BI data source
• Use databases as a Power BI data source and describe the R language
• Configure the Power BI Service

Module 4: Shaping and Combining Data

This module describes how to shape and combine data.


  • Power BI desktop queries
  • Shaping data
  • Combining data

Lab : Shaping and combining data

After completing this module, you will be able to: 
• Create Power BI Desktop queries
• Shape data
• Combine data

Module 5: Modelling Data

This module describes how to model data in Power BI.


  • Relationships
  • DAX queries
  • Calculations and measures

Lab : Modelling data

After completing this module, you will be able to: 
• Configure the Power BI Service
• Create Relationships
• Write simple DAX queries
• Create calculations and measures

Module 6: Interactive Data Visualizations

This module describes Power BI visualizations.


  • Creating Power BI reports
  • Managing a Power BI solution

Lab : Creating a Power BI report

After completing this module, you will be able to: 
• Use Power BI Desktop to create interactive data visualizations
• Describe the management of a Power BI soltuion


Now you can build Microsoft technical experience while balancing the demands of your schedule. MOC On-Demand combines high-quality video, reading, live hands-on labs and knowledge checks in a self-paced format to help you build skills on Microsoft technologies as you schedule allows – all at once or five minutes at a time. The modular, self-directed course structure adapts to your learning needs and learning style.

Brought to you by the people who write the software, Microsoft Official Courses On-Demand are only available through certified Microsoft Learning Partners like Tandem Solution.

Our On-Demand Solution Includes all of the following:

  • 90-day access to training videos
  • 90-day access to hands-on labs
  • 90-day access to exercises
  • Knowledge Checks

The benefits of our On-Demand solution are: 

  • MICROSOFT OFFICIAL: The content is based on the same official courseware used in instructor-led training and maps to the MOC flow
  • LIVE HANDS-ON LABS: Unlike other on-demand offerings that offer simulated labs, MOC On-Demand gives you a live, real-time environment for hands-on learning
  • SELF-PACED LEARNING: With MOC On-Demand, you can build deep technical skills on a range of Microsoft technologies when you choose, where you choose
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONTENT: The high-quality videos offer in-depth technical content delivered by engaging instructors
  • IMMEDIATE FFEDBACK: Knowledge checks at the end of each module and each course tells you whether you’ve mastered the content and are ready to move on

On-Demand Add-ons:

  • Lifetime eBook available at an additional cost
  • 6 month lab access available at an additional cost

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