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    About this Course

    This course takes an in-depth approach to the DAX language, teaching designers how to build models that extend the capabilities of source data for more in-depth, customized business intelligence solutions. Topics covered include proper understanding of DAX evaluation, controlling evaluation context, understanding relational functions, error handling within the data model, working with complex time intelligence calculations.

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    At Course Completion


    Lesson 1 : DAX Functionality Review

    • Review Of Calculated Column
    • PivotTable Function
    • Review Of Measure
    • Rules Of DAX Measure
    • Evaluation Context
    • Formatting DAX Code

    Lesson 2 : Controlling Content & Values

    • Controlling Values
    • Switch Function
    • Error Handling

    Lesson 3 : Context Control Functions

    • Filter Function
    • All Function
    • Iterative Functions
    • Earlier Function
    • Calculate Function
    • Additional Uses Of The All Function

    Lesson 4 : Contexts In Relationships

    • Working With Many Tables
    • Row Context & Relationships
    • Filter Context & Relationships
    • Values Function

    Lesson 5 : Advanced Concepts

    • Circular Dependencies
    • Controlling Totals
    • Advanced Hierarchy Concept

    Lesson 6 : Time Intelligence Calculations

    • Working With Date Tables
    • Calculating Operating Periods
    • Working With Missing Periods
    • DAX Date Functions
    • Advanced Date Functions
    • Prior Year Functions
    • Moving Averages

    Lesson 7 : DAX Dashboard Techniques

    • Parameter Tables
    • Banding
    • Ranking
    • Advanced Slicer Techniques


    Data Model Design using Excel 2016 – Level 3


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    Live Online Training

    Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

    Online class requirements:

    • Moderate to fast Internet
    • A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone.  For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
    • Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
    • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.

    What happens when you enroll in an online class

    When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

    Online Training Advantages

    Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

    Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.

    GSA Schedule: 47QTCA19D008F