SQL for Power BI Users

Level up your SQL query fluency even without prior SQL experience with this Power BI and SQL course.

An outline of this training course

The immense capability of Power BI in terms of visualization and analysis makes it a prime business intelligence tool for data analysts. More to this, it has a capability of easily connecting and integrating to Databases, which is an integral component in developing reports.

Common to Power BI users who are working with large amount of data and numerous data transactions is building reports based on a SQL source.

Having the knowledge in SQL will definitely provide more advantage as it allows you to efficiently perform data transformations and improve the design of your data model with your preferred format or shape.

In this course, Hafiz Zubair Sultan will make you confident in using SQL in Power BI even without prior experience.

This course assumes no prior knowledge of SQL.
If you are a beginner user of SQL and Power BI, who wants to improve your proficiency in using the tools or a data analyst, report developer or any other professional who wants to work in business analytics/data analytics field, this is the course for you!

Details of what you will learn during this course
  • Speak - the language used by most IT professionals. Better SQL knowledge allows you to effectively communicate with IT
  • Use - SQL source to improve data refresh timings and report performance. Better SQL knowledge will help users utilize the advanced features of Power BI such as aggregation and incremental refresh
  • Explore - data before extracting to Power BI
  • Manipulate - data quickly to speed up development time
  • Extract - the data in the shape and format required for efficient data model

What you get with the course
  • More than 3 hours of self-paced video training
  • Resource pack with demo exercises

Course Level: Beginner

SQL for Power BI Users
can be accessed through a purchase of an Enterprise DNA On-Demand

This course was created in March 2022


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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

Hafiz Zubair Sultan
Hafiz Zubair Sultan

Hafiz has over 14 years of experience working in IT and Telecommunications field and worked in industries such as telecom, construction, legal, finance and education.

He has an extensive experience on other Microsoft BI tools, those include SSIS (ETL packages), SSAS (Tabular cubes), SSMS (SQL queries) and SSRS (reports) and is particularly interested in solving complex problems using DAX and always eager to learn from online resources and blogs.

He is also a big fan of Power Query and how it can help organizations to improve efficiency by quickly transforming and cleaning data for analysis.

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.
Can I purchase a single course instead of the full Enterprise DNA On-Demand?
The option to purchase a single course has been discontinued. To access any of our courses, you will need to upgrade to full Subscription here.
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.

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