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Discovering The Power of Data Analytic Expressions (DAX) Using Power BI and Excel

Discovering The Power of Data Analytic Expressions (DAX) Using Power BI and Excel

Course Length:

12 hours (2 days)

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course students will have the ability to utilize and implement DAX functions. They will explore the different parts that make up the DAX formula and cover errors they may encounter. Students will get clarification on more advanced DAX concepts and explore how to work with dates and utilize Time Intelligence. In the final section they will cover many-to-many relationships and demonstrate their use, along with exploring banding and DAX query capabilities. By the end of this course students will:

  • Explain and utilize DAX data types and operator overloading
  • Explain and utilize DAX operators
  • Explain and utilize DAX values
  • Understand and utilize Power Pivot Data Model
  • Explain error handling
  • Explain and utilize mathematical functions
  • Explain and utilize statistical functions
  • Explain and utilize logical functions
  • Explain and utilize information functions
  • Explain and utilize text functions
  • Explain and utilize conversion functions
  • Explain and utilize aggregation functions
  • Explain and utilize relational functions
  • Explain and utilize the CALCULATE function
  • Explain and utilize filter functions
  • Explain and utilize single table evaluation context
  • Explain and utilize multiple table evaluation context
  • Create and configure calculated fields
  • Create and configure calculated columns
  • Explain and utilize date functions
  • Explain and utilize working with calendars
  • Explain and utilize multiple calendars
  • Create and configure date calculations
  • Explain and utilize many-to-many relationships
  • Explain and utilize banding
  • Explain and utilize EVALUATE
  • Explain and utilize advanced DAX capabilities
  • Explain the benefits of DAX Studio

Target Student

This course is intended for Power Users, Business Intelligence Developers, and IT Professionals that will be involved with the development of Excel Power Pivot queries and tabular modeling.

Course Outline

Section 1: Introduction to DAX

Introduction to DAX

Explaining Syntax

Exploring Data Types

Utilizing Operators

Understanding Values

Power Pivot Data Model

Handling Errors

Section 2: Using DAX Functions

Mathematical Functions

Statistical Functions

Logical Functions

Information Functions

Text Functions

Conversion Functions

Aggregation Functions

Relational Functions

Section 3: Understanding Evaluation Contexts

The CALCULATE Function

Filter Functions

Single Table Evaluation Context

Multiple Table Evaluation Context

Section 4: Working with Dates

Date Functions

Working with Calendars

Using Multiple Calendars

Section 5: Utilizing Advanced DAX Functionality

Many-to-Many Relationships



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Discovering The Power of Data Analytic Expressions (DAX) Using Power BI and Excel

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
March 13-14, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$1,695.00 Online
September 25-26, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$1,695.00 Online
February 13-14, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$1,695.00 Online
September 17-18, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$1,695.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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