• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Data must sometimes be modeled for use in analytic software such as Power BI. This can reveal patterns and relationships that can be conveyed in a quick and compact form using visualizations.

Learning Objectives

Data Modeling

  • start the course
  • recognize when to use Data View in Power BI Desktop
  • recognize when to use Relationship View in Power BI Desktop
  • navigate through Desktop View in Power BI Desktop
  • navigate through Relationship View in Power BI Desktop
  • explain the purpose of DAX, including syntax
  • create a DAX measure formula

Data Visualization

  • define how visualization can quickly convey messages from large datasets
  • explain how KPIs are used to measure progress
  • explain how to work with and create reports
  • create a report in Power BI
  • explain how dashboards can be used to monitor data at a glance
  • create a custom Power BI dashboard
  • share a Power BI dashboard with other users
  • filter visualizations using slicers

Practice: Prepare Data for Visualizations

  • ensure data is in a form usable by Power BI for querying and visualization

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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