DAX: Part 1: Basics of DAX and Calculations in Power BI In-Person Auckland, NZ
July 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
$285.99 – $356.99
Calculations are an essential part of any Power BI report. No matter what data you want to visualize, real-world analytics on that data requires a calculation. Calculations in Power BI are done using Power Query and DAX. This course goes explicitly through the basics of DAX and will teach you how to get familiar with this language. You will learn the difference between different types of calculations and how to write DAX measures.
This is not training for visualizing data using Power BI. It would be best if you had some understanding about Power BI Desktop to attend this course. This course is for those who know how to get data from a dataset and build visualization but want to learn more about how to write calculations.
This course is delivered by Reza Rad, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP of Power BI and Data Platform for over ten years, the Microsoft Power BI Fast Track Solution Architect, Author of many Power BI books, and international speaker of many conferences such as Ignite, Business Applications Summit, Build, PASS, Difinity, Power BI Summit. Reza is an all-star Power BI community award winner and the author of Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star best-seller training that is well-received worldwide.
After this training, you will be able to understand the concepts and basics of DAX expressions; you will understand the evaluation context of a calculation. You will understand different types of calculations in Power BI and the best type of calculation for your scenario. You will be able to distinguish tabular and scalar functions and use them inside an expression. You will be able to write simple DAX calculations and understand how it is working.