Power BI Desktop: DAX Formulas, Reporting, and Visualizations

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – Wednesday, April 30, 2025

  • 1.00
    Information Technology

Power BI Desktop is the authoring tool for the Power BI Ecosystem and is an essential component of the Power BI ecosystem. Power BI Desktop is a free application that is available for download.

This one-hour course will demonstrate the capabilities of Power BI Desktop as your company continues its journey to increasing its data skills and data literacy.


  • Understand where to find Power Query and Power Pivot in the PBI Desktop interface
  • Be familiar with DAX (Data Analysis Expression) functions designed to work with a data model
  • Explain the types of functions in DAX
  • Understand data visualization - curated visualization for data storytelling
  • Be familiar with AI visuals for exploratory analysis


  • Demonstration in Power BI Desktop of the following data tools: Power Query, Power Pivot, and Power View
  • Skills demonstrated: DAX, data visualizations including AI visuals, and data storytelling
  • Demonstration of DAX function types: Aggregation, Iterator, CALCULATE, CALCULATE Modifiers, Time Intelligence, Ranking, and Percentages
  • Demonstration of how to curate a visual in PBI Desktop with a variety of formatting tools; visuals for exploratory analysis; and AI visuals for exploratory analysis

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Anyone who wants to continue their data analytics journey with the data authoring tool of the Power BI Ecosystem - Power BI Desktop



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1.00 Information Technology



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