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Power BI Next Level Course

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Introduction to Power BI Next Level Course

The Power BI Next Level course is designed for data analysts and report authors who have completed the Power BI Foundations course and want to further enhance their skills in Power BI. This instructor-led, 2-day course delves into advanced concepts and techniques that empower learners to create highly effective reports, analyse complex data, and optimise their Power BI workflow. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of advanced data visualisation, calculations with DAX, data integration, cloud service administration, dynamic visuals, advanced analytics, security, governance, and best practices in Microsoft Power BI. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to take your data analytics skills to new heights. Enroll in our Power BI Next Level course and unlock the potential of data-driven decision making. 

Get ready to revolutionise the way you analyse and present data with Power BI.

Course Prerequisites

The Power BI Next Level course is designed for data analysts and report authors who have completed the Power BI Foundations course and want to further enhance their skills in Power BI. This instructor-led, 2-day course delves into advanced concepts and techniques that empower learners to create highly effective reports, analyse complex data, and optimise their Power BI workflow. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of advanced data visualisation, calculations with DAX, data integration, cloud service administration, dynamic visuals, advanced analytics, security, governance, and best practices in Power BI. 

The Power BI Next Level course concludes with a review of key concepts, resources for further learning, and open discussions. Overall, participants develop the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage Power BI effectively for data visualisation and analysis.

The key learning objectives

By the end of this 2-day course, participants will have developed a greater understanding of Power BI Desktop. They will have the necessary skills to design, model, and visualise data, and collaborate in Power BI cloud service to deliver compelling reports that address business needs effectively.

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Review and Optimisation of Core Concepts:

Participants will refreshing their knowledge of data import and connection techniques. Participants will learn data modelling for improved performance, techniques for creating impactful reports and visualisations, explore cloud features and functionalities for collaborative workspaces, dashboards, and apps.

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Advanced Data Transformations and Query Techniques:

Participants will learn efficient data transformations with conditional columns & columns from examples, combining files from a folder to streamline process, Cloud Based Query Building Best Practices, referencing queries for complex data manipulations, overcoming Layout Limitations with custom mapping and sorting, building a star schema from a flat file for optimised data modeling, and handling multiple fact tables for comprehensive analysis

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Enhanced Data Visualisation and Storytelling Techniques:

Participants will learn how to optimise KPI cards for effective data communication, select appropriate visuals based on context and data insights, utilise report templates to streamline report creation, enhance reports with tooltip report pages and custom page sizing, implement drill-down functionality to provide deeper insights, use visuals to represent complex data relationships, add analysis features to visuals for enhanced data exploration and group and binning data to uncover patterns and trends

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Calculations with DAX:

Participants will gain mastery of iterator functions for complex calculations, referencing / leveraging inactive relationships in the data model, explore the capabilities of HasOneValue function, implement index functions for baseline comparisons and value retrieval, utilise offset functions for relative value comparisons, and apply window functions for running totals and moving averages.

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Advanced Security and Governance:

Participants will master implementing dynamic row-level security for enhanced data protection, mapping user IDs to the data model for personalised access, utilising DAX functions for returning usernames, and assigning users to Power BI security roles for controlled access.

Throughout the course, ample time will be provided for students to follow along with the instructor during demonstrations and labs. The labs are designed to reinforce the concepts learned in each module and provide hands-on practice in applying the skills

Why Choose Us?

Frequently Asked Questions

As Power BI Foundations training course starts with an introductory overview of Power BI, delegates who attend this course do not require any previous BI training or prior Power BI experience. The course is designed to guide delegates from zero to hero. We often have users who have been using the tool extensively attend our course and during the course they find that there were many ‘gaps’ in their learning. The training course adds value to both those who are new to Power BI and those who already have experience with the tool.

As our Power BI Next Level training course follows on from our Power BI Foundations course, delegates who attend this course are required to have completed the Foundations course or have practical experience and understanding of our Foundation course topics. This course is designed to provide delegates with a deeper understanding of Power BI Concepts enabling them to create highly effective reports.

Yes, when buying our ‘Immersive Bundle’ course, you will receive 20% discount on both courses. We have schedule these two courses to always run back-to-back, thus if you would like to be fully immersed you can attend the consecutive 4 days immersive training option. 

Some general requirements: All delegates need a laptop running Windows OS (BYO Laptop), Delegates will need to be able to download and install the latest version of Power BI Desktop on their laptop, or need to have the latest version pre-installed. Training files and a digital copy of the manual will be provided as well as a Power BI Pro accounts for use during the course. Those attending our online courses, should have access to 2 screens.

Our courses focus on understanding key concepts around how best to use the tool to solve business problems. This is a totally different way of thinking and thus requires a different approach. The success of our courses are grounded in our passion to focus on best practice concepts that empower a solid foundation to build upon. 

What distinguishes Data Bear as a Power BI training provider is that our company is an established Power BI partner with a vertical focus on implementing Power BI solutions. On top of this, we are also a Microsoft Gold Partner in Data Analytics. Our team includes a Microsoft MVP for 2019 – 2020 for their contribution around Power BI. The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award is given by Microsoft to technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. We also have a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) are certified premier technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. As a consulting organisation with a central focus on Power BI, you have the benefit of receiving specialist training from instructors who draw on their industry experience to teach best practice to solve business problems.

Yes. Data Bear’s Power BI support services offers team augmentation that can be more cost-effective and efficient way to embrace and harness Microsoft technologies. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Data Bear offers dedicated resources to contribute to your projects or ad-hoc tasks to help increase the quality of work whilst reducing time spent on development or problem solving. With our team at your service, you have access to a broader talent pool that are continuously upskilling to ensure enhance business efficiency and best practice. 

If you require our course content to be tailored to your specific needs, we suggest you request a private training session. In this scenario, one of our trainers will provide your team customised training. We also provide Power BI training using your own data (BYO data training).
Yes! We understand that some of your team may be located outside the UK and would thus prefer a remote learning option. Our live online remotely delivered courses will still cover all the same aspects as in-person training.

If you’re new to Power BI, then our Foundations course is the best option for you. This will give you a comprehensive overview of what the tool can do and how best to do so. The Power BI training exercises focus on ensuring that you will master the basics and have a solid best practice foundation around telling a compelling story with data. Our Next Level course allows a deeper focus on key learning concepts. If you are wanting to dive a little deeper into creating robust reports, then in addition to the Foundations course, the Next Level is a good option. 

Our team provides Power BI consulting and support services to organisations globally. Our experienced Power BI consultants have developed a ‘Requirements Analysis’ template which helps facilitate the process of communicating and collating your specific reporting requirements. We also provide mentorship, if your analysts need supercharging, our Power BI consultants will mentor them and ensure they are equipped to help create a ‘data culture’ in the organisation.

When booking a private class you can ensure that only your organisation’s team members are in the class. This provides freedom to ask specific questions around your usage scenarios and to focus on specific content as requested. Private class can be tailored to your needs. When booking a private class, we also offer significant discounts for larger groups.
Yes, when pricing our private Power BI training, we offer significant discounts (up to 70%) based on the number of delegates, and only charge for the first 5 delegates. We can deliver private bespoke training at your premises throughout the UK or as a live online session.

Yes, as it is important for IT to understand how governance and security are managed within the Power BI admin portal, we offer specific training focusing on empowering IT to manage Power BI roll-outs.

Yes, without end user training, consumers loose value by not knowing how to use some of the rich features Power BI offers. For example, there is native artificial intelligence (AI) within Power BI which could potentially unlock hidden insights with a simply click of a button. We ensure end users are empowered to derive significant value from a Power BI solution.

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