Public Power BI Training

Best In Class Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query Training

Power PivotPower BI Power Query Modern Excel

This live public training course is also available as private, onsite corporate training.

Why this Course is Different/Better

Not all Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query training is created equal.  This training course was developed and is taught by Matt Allington who is a career Excel Professional and Microsoft MVP specialising in the Microsoft Self Service BI Products.  The course focuses on teaching you the foundation of Power Pivot as Power Pivot is the core product that makes all the difference.  Unlike some other learning resources, this course dives deep into the details of Power Pivot teaching you everything you really need to know to be good using all of these tools.

The term “Data Modelling” is not something that is familiar to most Excel Pros, and that is because data modelling has historically been done by IT on your behalf.  But if you want to be good with Self Service BI using the Microsoft tools, you must learn how to become a data modeller using Power Pivot – this is exactly what you will learn in this class.   Although the concepts are difficult to pick up via self learning, the expert approach from this live training course makes it accessible to any Excel Pro.  At the end of the 2 days you will be well on you way to becoming a Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query ninja.

Course Overview

In this two-day training course, Matt Allington (author of the book “Learn to Write DAX“) teaches Excel professionals how to use Power Pivot, Power Query and Power BI from the point of view of a business analyst.  You don’t need to be a database expert to benefit from Power Pivot, but you do need to learn some new techniques to ensure you will succeed.    The course covers:

  1. Importing and creating relationships between your tables of data.
  2. Understanding the optimal data structure to use in Power Pivot.
  3. Writing basic Data Analysis eXpressions (DAX) formulas to extract business insights.
  4. Then writing more advanced DAX formulas that use the power of DAX to extract additional business insights from the data that are not immediately obvious (yet are inherently available).
  5. An introduction and overview of Power Query, how to use the tool and why it is so great.
  6. Helping Excel professionals move from being a Power Pivot for Excel user to being a Power BI user, covering the differences between the tools and how to start using Power BI effectively.

Download the Course Brochure: Power Pivot Australia Course Outline

Course Locations and Dates

The 2016/17 Power Pivot Training dates for Australia can be seen in the table below. There is an early bird special if you book and pay 1 month in advance. Training will be located at a suitable central location in your capital city (depending on numbers).

Locations Dates Registration
Adelaide
  • Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th Mar 2017
  • Mon 19th & 20th Tues Jun 2017
  • Mon 18th & Tues 19th Sep 2017
  • Mon 4th & Tues 5th Dec 2017
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Melbourne
  • Mon 20th & Tues 21st Feb 2017
  • Mon 8th & Tues 9th May 2017
  • Mon 7th & Tues 8th Aug 2017
  • Mon 23rd & Tues 24th Oct 2017
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Brisbane
  • Thurs 25th & Fri 26th May 2017
  • Mon 21st & Tues 22nd Aug 2017
  • Mon 13th & Tues 14th Nov 2017
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Sydney
  • Mon 30th & Tues 31st Jan 2017
  • Wed 5th & Thur 6th Apr 2017
  • Mon 5th & Tues 6th Jun 2017
  • Thurs 7th & Fri 8th Sep 2017
  • Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th Nov 2017
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Hobart No courses planned however I have a number of people that are keen to attend.  If I can find a couple more people we can coordinate a time and I will come and teach.  Please contact me via the form below if you are interested.
Perth No courses planned. I would love to come to Perth for a course and will do so if I can find enough interested people to attend.  Please contact me via the form below if you are interested.

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