Power BI for the Business Analyst Online is a structured, online training course that will help you learn reporting with Power BI, cleaning and preparing your data with Power Query and writing DAX formulas (DAX is the data modeling language of Power BI).
It is created and delivered by world-renowned Power BI and DAX expert, Microsoft MVP (Power BI) for 6 consecutive years, author of the best selling book Supercharge Power BI, and trainer Matt Allington.
Power BI for the Business Analyst Online Training consists of:
It is recommended you view the videos and complete the practice exercises and then prepare any questions you have prior to the Q&A call. You can email your questions along with any workbooks used and those questions will be taken up during the Q&A call.
One of the benefits of this style of learning is you get to listen to all the discussion and questions from all the other participants. The Q&A calls are recorded, and the recordings are shared with you after each call. You can download the recordings of the live online Q&A calls and keep them for later reference.
Power BI for the Business Analyst Online is built on an annual subscription format. Your registration comes with 12 months of access to the course materials, so you can refer back to the videos whenever you like. Even after the semester is complete, you will continue to have access to all of the course materials, the online support forum, and future semester Q&A calls. Read more about this in the Frequently Asked Questions section below.
To view the lessons covered under each topic, see the Course Content section below.
The semester is scheduled over 5 weeks – One Onboarding Week and Four Semester Weeks.
Semester Weeks: To complete the specific Session videos, practice exercises and prepare questions.
Semester Week 1: Session 1 Topics and Session 1 Q&A
Semester Week 2: Session 2 Topics and Session 2 Q&A
Semester Week 3: Session 3 Topics and Session 3 Q&A
Semester Week 4: Session 4 Topics and Session 4 Q&A
Within the time window you have set for yourself to work on each session, you will need to:
You will then attend the online live Q&A call for the specific session at the scheduled time.
The online live Q&A calls will be held once in a week during the Semester Weeks (4 Q&A calls).
You can choose to complete the course material for each session few days before or the day prior or on the same day – it is up to you – based on availability and time preferences.
There are 2 online live Q&A calls that run concurrently during each semester (Group 1 and Group 2), designed to cater for most time zones around the world (see the table below). Once you register, you will be sent invitation for the group calls of your choice.
Be sure to specify which Group you’d prefer (Group 1 or Group 2) in the Order Notes at checkout.
The call timings for the upcoming semester based on certain time zones are given below. If your time zone is not shown below, please convert to your time zone based on the time in Sydney, Australia (AEST).
Note: Please be aware of the multiple time differences due to the beginning and ending of Daylight Savings Time around the world.
You can return to any future semester as long as your course subscription is active.
You will get an email notification regarding next semester schedule, 2 weeks prior to the Q&A calls.
First release of the course on Skillwave site. Registration opens for Semester 1, 2022 (commencing in the week of 31st January).
Release of Student Guide that can be used as a handy reference of the concepts/features covered in the course.
New lesson Field Parameters in Power BI is added to the topic Building DAX Language. Field Parameters is released as a preview feature in May 2022.
The Semester duration increased from 3 weeks to 5 weeks. The online live Q&A calls are scheduled once a week instead of twice a week based on the participants feedback.
This course is built on an annual subscription format. Your registration comes with 12 months of access to the course materials, so you can refer back to the videos and example files whenever you like. Your subscription also gives you access to our private Discussion Forum, where you can ask questions related to the course materials, as well as how to apply those teachings to your own work. This forum is an invaluable resource that also allows students to practice their own learnings by helping others with those questions.
On your annual renewal date, your subscription will be automatically renewed with the credit card information on file, unless you cancel your subscription beforehand. You will be emailed a renewal reminder about one month before the renewal date. Please see the FAQs below for information about subscription renewals and cancellations.