Power BI Super Users Workshop

An in depth overview of the entire Power BI suite, with a focus on using Power BI to extract compelling insights from your own data

An outline of this training course

Since its release, Microsoft Power BI has been changing the game for data professionals who want to upscale their reporting through compelling dashboards that deliver comprehensive analysis and insights.

In this course, Sam McKay will give a complete overview of the essential features of Power BI Desktop and Power BI online service. He will harness these features as he guides you through a step-by-step process on how to develop dynamic reports, following the 4 pillars of Power BI development:

  • Data loading and transformation
  • Data modeling
  • DAX calculations
  • Reports and visualizations

What are needed to take this course

Participants of this module should have a Power BI account and possess reporting and analytical skills. It is recommended to have completed the Ultimate Beginners Guide to Power BI and DAX modules. No other advance preparation is needed to take this course.

Who is the course for

If you are a beginner user of Power BI, an Excel user who want to upscale your reporting and/or transition to business intelligence role, or a data analyst who want to design custom dashboards and develop report with better insights, or a reporting manager who want to drive better business decisions, this is the course for you!

Field(s) of Study: Computer Software & App
Course Level: Beginner

Details of what you will learn during this course
  • Describe - the key components of Power BI and the important features across the entire Power BI suite
  • Identify - the steps on how to bring in data from different sources into Power BI and transform the data in the Query Editor
  • Describe - the process of setting up and managing data relationships for the data model
  • Identify - appropriate DAX measures for your analysis
  • Detail - the process of customizing reports using color themes, grids and custom visuals
  • Explain - how to share report publicly using the Publish to Web feature

What you get with the course
  • More than 6 hours of self-paced video training
  • Resource pack with 1x demo data set and 1x pbix file
  • Six review quizzes
  • One final assessment

This course was last updated in September 2020


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"I've found DAX really hard, but it makes far more sense now. The explanations are clear and more simplified than I've read and watched elsewhere which is what I needed. The examples are great too." - Scott T. - Michigan "I've been looking for resources like this everywhere but couldn't find any. So good to have these all in one place, with detailed explanations on how to build this myself. Seriously awesome stuff." - Renee M. - Melbourne "I just started learning Power BI with the courses on this page and they are awesome and easy to follow and understand, even if English is not your origin language.." - Álvaro, Chile

Your Instructor

Sam McKay
Sam McKay

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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 100,000 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

"Sam and EnterpriseDNA have taken my PowerBI to the next level. The courses are excellently well presented. Sam's extensive experience in building BI tools means the tutorials and webinars are always relevant and always hit the mark. Enterprise DNA is a 5* resource - I highly recommend."- David Nightingale, Johannesburg South Africa "I came across Enterprise DNA through one of the free YouTube videos. After getting a lot of valuable info for free, I felt ready to dig deeper into PowerBi in general and DAX in particular, and the membership here certainly has given me good value for money therefore I highly recommend signing a membership." - Erik Jacobsen, Scandinavian "I have been in the Analytics and Data Warehouse space for about 20 years and have been a serious advocate of Power BI from it’s inception. I am excited to become a member of this forum, having review as many of Sam’s vidoes as I could and have enefited significantly from his tutelage." - Brad - Canada