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Solving Analytical Scenarios w/Power & DAX

Advanced course using Power BI & DAX to solve complex but common business problems and scenarios you'll face everyday

An outline of this training course

This training is completely focused on how to use DAX formulas within Power BI to solve simple up to very advanced analytical problems. By utilising the power of DAX, combined with the Power BI data model you can almost effortlessly write DAX formula that can solve even the most complex questions being asked of your raw data. To do this effectively you need to firstly understand the core DAX concepts and formulas. From here you can branch out into a number of re-usable patterns that can be overlaid on a variety of datasets. This course teaches you how to do exactly this with comprehensive examples on a considerable amount of analytical scenarios that you will face everyday in the real-world.

Solving Analytical Scenarios course can also be purchased through the Definitive Guide to Power BI bundle

Details of what you will learn during this course
  • Learn - how to use DAX in Power BI to solve common analytical problems
  • Use - DAX formula to bring compelling analytical works to life
  • Learn - advanced DAX measure branching techniques
  • Understand - what true analytical power you have when combining multiple techniques
  • Learn - how to look at raw data and then build up your DAX formula to get the answers that you need
What you get with the course
  • 5 hours of course videos
  • 5x demo data sets to practice DAX formula throughout all course examples
  • 20x Power BI file (pbix file) downloads showcasing all the examples used during the course

Here are the specifics for the course
Analytical patterns you will be able to solve;
  • Percent of Total
  • Moving Averages
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Cumulative totals
  • Time Intelligence
  • Static Grouping
  • Dynamic Grouping
  • Events in Progress
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Parameter tables
  • Scenario & What if analysis
  • Attrition analysis
  • Market basket analysis
  • Customer insights & behaviours
  • Many to many relationships
  • Related unique counts
  • Examples of combining various techniques


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Your Instructor


Sam McKay, CFA
Sam McKay, CFA

Sam very early on saw the immense opportunity of using Power BI to create analytical solutions. After years of developing some advanced analysis and tools in excel, he was amazed that he could re-create most of those things in about 10% of the time with Power BI.

He is the founder and CEO at Enterprise DNA, a business intelligence training & consultancy business primarily focused on driving better decision making within organisations by empowering individuals and teams to transform raw data into unmatched insights using Microsoft's Power BI suite of tools.

Sam has a strong history in Finance, previously working at ANZ, PIMCO, and Fonterra. He is also a CFA charterholder, achieving the designation in 2011.

He has a passion for building highly scalable analytical solutions within organisations, and wants to see others learn how to do the same.


Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Passionate about empowering users of Power BI

"My goal is to teach others that you have almost unlimited analytical power when harnessing all the features in Power BI.

Through training across a number of different mediums, I've reached over 10,000 Power BI users, showing them a range of tips and tricks in Power BI development.

I'm a true believer that Power BI is the future of analysis and know individuals with the right training can now create advanced analytics in a scalable way that can have a real impact in the way insights are found and consumed within organisations."

Sam McKay, CFA - Founder & CEO, Enterprise DNA

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