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Microsoft Power BI Intermediate

Take your data modelling skills to another level and learn how to use SQL, DAX with Power BI to drive change
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 14m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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The average video length is 4 hours 35 minutes of 129 Microsoft Power BI courses on Udemy.
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This course follows on from my earlier course ‘Learn Microsoft Power BI’. The skills you learn on this course will give you the tools to manipulate data at different levels in order to create the insight you want. You’ll be able to create insight with calculations and develop highly formatted dashboards suitable for publication.
Acquire the Skills to be a Data Ninja

Learn how to:
•Write SQL to query databases•Clean dirty data to get it ready for modelling•Create data models that unlock insights from multiple data tables•Enrich the model with DAX calculationsCommunicate insights by
•Creating executive level dashboards Power BI is a new tool that empowers you to be a master of data rather than a servant of it.
Previously these skills were limited to experts but with the modern software the technical barrier has been lowered to such an extent that most people are capable of producing and sharing dashboards.

The prerequisites I have are
•Students must be data literate. •Excel users will have no problem learning Power BI. •I’m assuming you’ve completed my earlier course ‘Learn Microsoft Power BI’.SQL or BI developers probably won’t get a lot from this course apart from DAX Calculations and Dashboard skills.
The type of terminology used on this course includes, Tables, Rows, Fields, Joins, Relationships, Models, Calculations, Filtering, Visualizations.
The course is taught using screencasts, slides.
The files I use on the course are available for you to download. As long as you install SQL server with the sample databases you’ll be able to follow along.
It can take between 2.5 and 3 hours to take this course.
There are over 2.5 hours of screencasts.
The course is structured using key learning points, allowing you to build upon skills as you progress through the course. At the end of the course you’ll have the skills to manipulate data to suit the requirements for complex dashboards.
The skills you’ll gain on this course will help boost your career as you’ll be seen as a powerful steward of data.

Power BI is becoming increasingly in demand in organisations of all sorts of sizes. Take advantage of this opportunity today and hit that enroll button.

You will learn

✓ Create SQL SELECT queries to extract data from databases.
✓ Learn to use the power of the database to achieve high performance queries.
✓ Write DAX calculations to generate powerful insights on data
✓ Clean and transform dirty data to get it ready for modelling.
✓ Create executive level dashboards.


• This course follows on from my earlier course ‘Learn Microsoft Power BI’. I recommend students complete that course first as I won’t be covering the material that was included in the earlier course.
• For the SQL part of the course I use SQL Server Express with SQL Server Management Studio. If you want to follow along you can install the freely available SQL Server Express (covered in the course).
• Power BI Desktop should be installed. This is covered in the earlier course.

This course is for

• This course is targeted at Excel users who are able to format a table and write simple formulas such as SUM(A1:A10).
• Excel knowledge is not required. Anyone who understands basic tables should be fine with the course material.
• If you are a BI or SQL developer you may find some value in this course from the calculations but for modelling and SQL you’re unlikely to learn much.
• You will be learning a new formula language that is similar to the one in Excel but in many respects quite different.

How much does the Microsoft Power BI Intermediate course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $13.8 of 129 Microsoft Power BI courses on Udemy.

Does the Microsoft Power BI Intermediate course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Microsoft Power BI Intermediate has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Microsoft Power BI Intermediate course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Lee Hawthorn a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Lee Hawthorn has created 2 courses that got 478 reviews which are generally positive. Lee Hawthorn has taught 4,555 students and received a 4.3 average review out of 478 reviews. Depending on the information available, Lee Hawthorn is a TRUSTED instructor.
Database professional
I’m a business intelligence professional who has 10 years’ experience turning data into information. I work with companies in the UK & Ireland to help them by building systems that provide reports and dashboards, cubes in a fully automated manner.

I have given training to over 200 people on the Microsoft BI stack. I’ve received excellent feedback too.

Having worked for some of the largest organisations I’ve seen personally have BI can be used to improve business performance. I blog about BI & Data Analytics see blog link in my profile.

I have a passion for sharing knowledge as I know it has the power to change the world.


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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 14m
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