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Microsoft Power BI training courses

We provide Microsoft Power BI training courses at introduction, intermediate and advanced levels.  Onsite courses, at your offices UK wide, are also available as well as tailored workshops using your own data sets and consultancy.  Choose from classroom training or live online Power BI Desktop courses.

Use Microsoft’s Power BI (Business Intelligence) tools to analyse data sets quickly, provide visual insights via reports and dashboards and to share that data with colleagues.  Learn how to get the most from your data using Microsoft BI.

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Power BI training Advanced course

1 Day

This Power BI training Advanced course is aimed at experienced Power BI users.  The course covers the use of advanced DAX formulas, variables, queries, calendars and delves into the M language behind the Query Editor.  Delegates will learn how to customise the data model through advanced visualisations and dashboard tiles.

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What will you learn?

At the end of this Microsoft Power BI training Advanced course, delegates will be able to:

  • Use advanced relationships to control data
  • Use advanced DAX functions
  • Work with variables and queries
  • Use advanced Visualisation techniques to convey data efficiently
  • Design and deploy Dashboards


Business/Data analysts or anyone who needs to interpret and communicate large quantities of information clearly.

Course Contents

Basics Review

  • DAX basics
  • Evaluation context

Advanced Relationships

  • Relationships overview
  • Advanced relationships options
  • Cross filter directions
  • Ambiguity in bidirectional filters
  • CROSSFILTER function
  • Many-to-Many relationships

Advanced DAX

  • Table functions – the differences
  • Understanding context transition: CALCULATE and CALCULATETABLE
  • TOPN
  • Advanced Time intelligence Functions


  • Why use variables?
  • Understanding variables
  • Variables scope


Dynamic Calendars

Advanced Visualisations

  • Digital Storytelling
  • Buttons and Bookmarks
  • Selection Pane
  • Drill through
  • Tooltip Page
  • Use of Custom Visuals
  • Multiple pages slicers

More on Queries

  • Advanced query techniques
  • Introduction to M

Connecting to other sources

  • Import vs Direct Query and Live connections – a discussion

Publishing and Sharing

  • Setting User Role in BI Desktop
  • Publishing a report
  • Creating Dashboards
  • Sharing Dashboards
  • Creating Workspace
  • Publish App

Course Materials

Enliten IT will provide each delegate with a workbook, in Adobe pdf format, and other useful reference materials where applicable.

Enliten IT reserves the right to modify course content and materials as required in the interests of continuous course improvement, at any time, without notification.

The suggested course duration is a guideline.  Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.

“"Really great training session. Alan was a great trainer, really engaging and made the session easy to follow and understand. The fact it was remote based training as well made the fact that he was able to keep up all following along and engaged throughout even more impressive!"”

Ben, Software One, Power BI Introduction


Delegates must have good experience in Power BI and DAX, or have attended our Power BI Intermediate course.

Additional Information

NOTE:   We only offer the Microsoft Power BI training Advanced course on a private in-house basis.