Power BI Training

Power BI is a data visualization and business intelligence tool that helps organizations transform data into interactive and visually appealing dashboards and reports. It allows users to connect to various data sources, such as Excel spreadsheets, databases, and cloud services, and create stunning data visuals with minimal effort. With Power BI, users can easily analyze and explore data, identify trends and patterns, and share insights with their team or customers. Additionally, Power BI offers various features such as data modeling, data exploration, and real-time data streaming, which enable users to gain a deeper understanding of their data and make informed decisions. Overall, Power BI is an essential tool for businesses looking to improve their data analysis and reporting capabilities.

Power BI Training Nov-Dec 2021

Course Duration & Payment Details

Day: Sundays only
Timing: 02:00 to 05:00pm
Duration: 18 hours
Starting from: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Last date of registration: Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Actual Fee: 18,000/-  | Early bird discount: 9,000/-
How to Pay: Online Payment
Bank: Habib Bank Limited
Title: Irfan
Account No: 0011557900292501 | PK02HABB0011557900292501

Training Highlights

Theory Time:

  • What is a data warehouse
  • Concept of ETL
  • Data warehouse Characteristics
  • Data warehouse Schema
  • The Star Schema

Getting started

  • What is BI?
  • What are Self Service BI and the steps involved?
  • Overview of Power BI
  • Different products of Power BI
  • Power BI licensing and features
  • Power BI pros and cons
  • Other self-service BI tools and comparison

Power BI desktop – data extraction

  • Exploring different data sources and connectors
  • Data extraction from the Web
  • Data extraction from Access Database
  • Data extraction from Online Services
  • Data extraction from Excel Workbook

Data Visualization in Power BI Desktop

  • Visualization Best Practices
  • Which Chart is the Best?
  • Basic Charts
  • Interaction of Visuals
  • Color Formatting
  • Setting Sort Order
  • Tooltips
  • Slicers & Timeline Slicers
  • Cross Filtering and Highlighting
  • Visual, Page, and Report Level Filters
  • Drill Down/Up
  • Hierarchies
  • Map Visuals
  • Scatter Chart
  • Line Chart
  • Table and Matrix with Conditional Formatting
  • Multiple levels of filters
  • Using custom slicers
  • Switch between web/phone layout
  • Inserting shapes, images, and text boxes
  • Drill Down
  • Tooltip
  • Hyperlink & Bookmark

Working with Custom Visuals

Power BI desktop – data transformation / Edit Queries

  • What is Power Query?
  • Power Query in Excel and Power BI
  • Basic Transformations
  • Get Data
  • Different Data Sources
  • Get Data from Web

Query Editor

  • Base structures in Power Query
  • Query Editor in Details
  • Get Data from CSV Files
  • Get Data from Excel
  • Transformation Pane

Power Query Syntax

  • Data Types in Power Query
  • Transformation Steps
  • Query Operations; Duplicate, and Reference
  • Managing Queries in Groups

Combine Queries

  • Merge, Joining queries
  • Append, creating a big list
  • Combine Binaries; Looping through files in a folder


  • Column Operations
  • Row Operations
  • Filtering
  • Sorting

Table Transformations

  • Group By
  • Transpose
  • Pivot, Unpivot

Text Transformations

  • Split
  • Merge (Concatenate)

More Transformations

  • Date Transformations (Year, Month, Quarter)
  • Extending Fiscal Date Column
  • Aggregate
  • Add Custom Column

Power Query Formula Language: M

  • What is M? and the importance of learning M
  • M Syntax
  • Basic examples of M

Power BI desktop – data modeling

  • Introduction to relationship view navigation
  • Understanding data modeling concepts
  • Creating and editing relationships
  • Why is a data model more efficient?
  • Relationship-based on multiple Columns
  • Principles of Database Normalization
  • Cardinality: Many-to-One & One-to-One
  • Understanding how LEFT, RIGHT, INNER, and OUTER joins work
  • Cross Filter Direction & Many-to-Many
  • Understanding Active Properties
  • M-Language vs DAX (Data Analysis Expressions)
  • Understanding the CALENDAR Function
  • Managing Active vs. Inactive Relationships

Introduction to DAX

  • Introduction to DAX
  • Syntax of DAX
  • Understanding calculated columns and measures
  • Why is a measure more efficient than a column?
  • Creating calculated columns
  • Measures in PowerPivot
  • Implicit and explicit measures
  • Understanding filter context
  • Measure referencing
  • Editing / Deleting measures
  • Logical Operations

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Visuals

Most common and demanding DAX functions / Learning Data Analysis Expression (DAX) Functional language

Date & Time Functions – Calendar, CalendarAuto, Date, Day, Month, Year, Format, Datediff, Now, Today, Weekday, Weeknum

Filter Functions – All, AllExcept, AllSelected, Calculate, Earlier, Filter, HasOneValue, IsFiltered, Related

Math & Trig Functions – Ceiling, Divide, Round, Roundup, Sum, Sumx

Logical Functions – IF, AND, OR, Switch

Time Intelligence Expressions – MTD, QTD, YTD, SamePeriodLastYear, DateAdd, DatesBetween, Running Total

Statistical Function – Average, AverageX, Count, CountA, CountBlank, CountRows, CountX, Max, MaxX, Min, MinX, MedianX, RankX, Sumarize

Text Functions – Concatenate, Format, Left, Len, Lower, Rept, Right, Trim, Unichar, Upper, Value

  • Top N Values, Top N Filter, Top Order calculations, Top 10 Customers, Dynamic

Power BI service

  • Logging in and understanding navigation
  • What are workspaces?
  • Difference between datasets, workbooks, reports, and dashboards
  • Publishing data to web

Power BI Service – Dashboards

  • Pinning visuals and creating dashboards
  • Alignment and configuration of visuals
  • Viewing reports & dashboards
  • Sharing reports & dashboards
  • Row-level security


  • What is Gateway?
  • Types of Gateway
  • On-premises Gateway in Details
  • Installation, Configuration, and considerations
  • Schedule Refresh


Power BI and PowerPoint