Power Query Series

Develop best practices in connecting, combining and refining data sources to effectively provide automated and high-quality data for reporting and analysis.

An outline of this training course

This mini series module reviews many best practice tips in using Power Query as a data connection technology featured in Excel and Power BI. Tutorials cover key features of Power Query including tips in searching for data sources, making connections, and shaping data to meet your Power BI needs. By using the techniques showcased in this course, you will be able to save time through automation of various task and perform various complex data cleansing activities. This course is designed for beginner to advance users of Power BI.

Details of what you will learn during this course
  • Learn - the key features of Power Query as a data connection tool for Excel and Power BI
  • Understand - the most techniques that can be utilized for automation of task
  • Learn – how to merge and shape data sources to match your data analysis requirements
  • Learn – how to prepare data for further analysis in Power BI
  • Master - the beginner techniques before moving onto advanced development

What you get with the course
  • Over 3 hours of video tutorials
  • Over 12 short form video tutorials covering best practices and feature reviews
  • An accompanying resource download for appropriate video tutorials

Here are the specifics for the course
Learn how to:
  • Master the key features of Power Query
  • Use important techniques in organizing data
  • Learn how to merge/blend and consolidate data from different sources
  • Create data automation practices
  • Clean data for better analytics


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Your Instructor

Melissa de Korte
Melissa de Korte
  • Skilled in ETL and Modelling. Delivered practical Power Query solutions in both Excel and Power BI.
  • Expertise in analysing business process data. Delivering, deploying and supporting Power BI solutions throughout the organisation.
  • All-round Power platform enthusiast.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course for as long as your Enterprise DNA subscription or CoE license is active.
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Do you offer one-off support or coaching?
All support around Power BI and Enterprise DNA's online training content now occurs at the Enterprise DNA Forum. You must have an On-Demand subscription or CoE access to receive support.
What if I need to train my team?
We recommend exploring Enterprise DNA Center of Excellence platform. To learn more, see here.

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