Power BI Bootcamp is fast-paced 4-day training course designed to get students up to speed on building and deploying custom analytics and reporting solutions using Microsoft’s rapidly evolving Power BI platform. Students will work through in-depth, hands-on lab exercises to reinforce the benefits of using a project-based approach for creating custom analytics solutions using Power BI Desktop. The course also teaches students about team-based development in Power BI and how to use group workspaces to move a projects and its assets from a design/development environment into production use in the Office 365 environment.
Students will learn what can be accomplished with the Power BI service using just a browser as well as which types of project work must be completed using Power BI Desktop. Students will learn how to use Power Query to import and transform data as it loads into a project’s data model. The course also teaches students how to use Power Pivot and the DAX programming language to extend the data model to support rich data analytics and reporting. Students will additionally learn how to create reports and dashboards as well as how to deploy a project using dashboard sharing and using organizational content packs.
Along the way, students will learn how to create and manage custom Power BI solutions which analyze, report on and refresh data extracted from SharePoint lists and SQL server databases in an on-premises environment. Students will also learn how to create reports and dashboards which target mobile devices. The course concludes by examining how to integrate the Power BI platform together with Excel 2016, Excel Online and SQL Server Reporting Services 2016. Students will also be introduced to the new Power BI support for using the R programming language to build custom solutions that use predictive analysis.
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Critical Path Training
Critical Path Training, founded by SharePoint MVPs Ted Pattison and Andrew Connell, is dedicated to educating Professional Developers, Designers, IT Professionals and Information Workers on how to become successful with Microsoft's SharePoint Products and Technologies. Our instructors include the biggest names in SharePoint education: Scot Hillier, Asif Rehmani, Maurice Prather, David Mann, and Matthew McDermott.
We pride ourselves in the fact that we conduct extensive research and author the SharePoint industry's most in-depth training. Our mission is to provide students with an objective viewpoint and key insights about the architecture as well as best practices and essential coding techniques. We also believe that training is about more than just telling people a set of technical facts. There is a fine art to writing a great technical training course. A course author must be able to create a story that teaches concepts and reinforces technical skill in a series of lectures and lab exercises that build a student's understanding layer by layer through the week