The Power BI with Excel course is designed to get you up to speed using tools easily accessible to power users and all Microsoft Office users including Office 365 (Please note: Office 365 is not mandatory for this class). First, you’ll learn the basics of creating models using Power Pivot. Then, using Power Query, you’ll shape additional data that can be found in external data sources.
Director of Training
Devin Knight is our Training Lead overseeing our workshops, boot camps, virtual training, webinars and corporate training programs. Devin is a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) and has authored numerous technical publications, including the books: “Knight’s 24-Hour Trainer: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services”, “Knight’s Microsoft Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer” and “SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer”. He has been selected as a speaker for conferences like PASS, SQLSaturdays and Code Camps for many years, and is the President of the SQL Server User Group in Jacksonville, Florida (JSSUG).
What to Know Before the Class
Because this class is focused on self-service end user solutions, previous SQL Server knowledge is not required. While it’s not mandatory, ideally students should have a basic understanding of database terminology, such as tables, views, columns, rows, etc.