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  • Course Start Date: 2019-06-18
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 16:00:00
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Location: Ottawa
  • Delivery Methods(s): Instructor Led

Course Outline

Lessons

Course Length: 12hrs (2 Days)

This course is intended to expose the students to the technology of DAX and to familiarize them with functionality of DAX at an advanced level to produce sophisticated DAX calculations by use of the functions of DAX. This course is based on Excel Professional 2013 or higher.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completing this course students will have the ability to utilize and implement DAX functions. They will explore the different parts that make up the DAX formula and cover errors they may encounter. Students will get clarification on more advanced DAX concepts and explore how to work with dates and utilize Time Intelligence. In the final section they will cover many-to-many relationships and demonstrate their use, along with exploring banding and DAX query capabilities. By the end of this course students will:

- Explain and utilize DAX data types and operator overloading.
- Explain and utilize DAX operators.
- Explain and utilize DAX values.
- Understand and utilize PowerPivot Data Model.
- Explain error handling.
- Explain and utilize mathematical functions.
- Explain and utilize statistical functions.
- Explain and utilize information functions.
- Explain and utilize text functions.
- Explain and utilize conversion functions.
- Explain and utilize aggregation functions.
- Explain and utilize relational functions.
- Explain and utilize the CALCULATE function.
- Explain and utilize filter functions.
- Explain and utilize single table evaluation context.
- Explain and utilize multiple table evaluation context.
- Create and configure calculated fields.
- Create and configure calculated columns.
- Explain and utilize date functions.
- Explain and utilize working with calendars.
- Explain and utilize using multiple calendars.
- Create and configure date calculations.
- Explain and utilize many-to-many relationships.
- Explain and utilize banding.
- Explain and utilize EVALUATE.
- Explain and utilize advanced DAX capabilities.
- Explain the benefits of DAX Studio.

Target Student:
This course is intended for Power Users, Business Intelligence Developers, and IT Professionals that will be involved with the development of Excel PowerPivot queries and tabular modeling.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Introduction to DAX
Introduction to DAX
Explaining Syntax
Exploring Data Types
Utilizing Operators
Understanding Values
PowerPivot Data Model
Handling Errors

Section 2: Using DAX Functions
Mathematical Functions
Statistical Functions
Logical Functions
Information Functions
Text Functions
Conversion Functions
Aggregation Functions
Relational Functions

Section 3: Understanding Evaluation Contexts

The CALCULATE Function
Filter Functions
Single Table Evaluation Context
Multiple Table Evaluation Context

Section 4: Working with Dates
Date Functions
Working with Calendars
Using Multiple Calendars

Section 5: Utilizing Advanced DAX Functionality
Many-to-Many Relationships
Banding
EVALUATE
Simplifying Your Life with DAX Studio

Cancellation Policy

Compuease Cancellation Policy
We at Compuease work hard to arrange our schedules around your needs. Last minute cancellations put additional strain on our schedules and therefore we have the following Cancellation Policy for our Public Classes. You may cancel or reschedule a registration at any time up to 10 business days before the class without penalty. Canceling or rescheduling a registration within 10 business days requires full payment of the course fee. You are welcome to transfer your seat in a class to another individual at any time before the class.

Training Location

CompuEase Training Classroom
130 Albert Street Suite 801

Ottawa, ON
Canada   

About CompuEase

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CompuEase, a family owned and operated computer training school was founded in 1988 and has ever since grown to become one of the most recognized and esteemed schools of its kind in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. It has been a leader in the IT training and consulting market since 1988. It is also one of the rare schools that offer courses in both official languages. CompuEase offers an array of courses from basic to expert level. It is proud to have among its clients many of the private firms as well as most of government departments and organizations including the Senate, the House of Commons and the Bank of Canada. Here are some of the reasons why you should get your training done with us: - 30-day "Learn or Come Back Free" guarantee - Unlimited phone and e-mail support - Supporting training manuals in either English or French - CompuEase Certificate of Achievement - Small Classes to ensure maximum participation Our very high rate of returnees speaks for itself.

Training Provider Rating

This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.32 out of 5 based on 230 reviews.

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Geoff was a great instructor and very knowledgeable. Loved the 1 on 1 option which allowed me to complete 2 courses in 1 day.
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Lori was excellent!
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I think I underestimated my own knowledge of the program. This is not necessarily at the fault of the course or training provider.
I found the instructor very informative and she addressed all of my questions and concerns.
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Instructor and venue were excellent. Made a full day training course enjoyable.
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The building itself is pretty dingy, but the instructor made up for it!!
Too much information in one day - instructor had to race through material, skipping some of it entirely. Start delayed by 20 minu ... Read more
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Too much information in one day - instructor had to race through material, skipping some of it entirely. Start delayed by 20 minutes due to course material not having been properly loaded on computers. These issues continued throughout class, ie some of my important menu tabs were in french, others in english. I had requested an English class. Another student had Excel 2007 instead of Excel 2010, when the rest of us and the instructor were working with 2010. I would have liked to continue to 4:00, but the instructor made it clear that her preference was to leave at 3:30, so no one said anything. The windows had to be opened because the room was too warm, but the people next to the windows were wearing their coats because they were too cold.

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