Power BI Master Class - Query Editor [2020 Edition]
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Power BI Master Class - Query Editor [2020 Edition]

Learn how to import, transform and prepare data using the Query Editor in Microsoft Power BI
4.5 (1,122 ratings)
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4,339 students enrolled
Created by Ian Littlejohn
Last updated 7/2020
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Have a COMPREHENSIVE understanding of connecting and transforming data using Microsoft Power BI
  • Enjoy CLEAR and CONCISE step by step instruction from a best selling Udemy instructor
  • Case Studies on PREPAR|ING your data for analysis
  • Load data into Power BI from a multitude of different SOURCES including SQL Server, Excel, CSV, JSON, XML and Google Analytics
  • Perform BASIC transformations such as filtering, changing data types, remove columns and creating new calculated columns
  • Perform ADVANCED transformations such as Merging, Appending, Unpivoting, Grouping and Calculating Custom Columns
  • Learn to CLEAN data and LOAD data using parameters
  • You will require Power BI desktop and access to the Power BI Service on the Internet
  • You should be able to work with data in Excel and do basic reporting

**** Updated April 2020 - This best selling Udemy Power BI course has been updated to the new Power BI interface ****

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"I absolutely endorse the content of this course. Very well explained and good examples as well. Thank you so much!"

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"He explains the concepts very well. I like that the course has short practical activities to practice what I learned."

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This course is presented by Ian Littlejohn - who with over 65 000 students is one of the most popular instructors on Udemy. Ian provides world leading courses on Excel, Power Pivot, Power BI and Google Data Studio.

Skills in data analysis, reporting and the creation of dashboards are HIGHLY valued in today's business environment. Microsoft Power BI is now recognized as the leading Business Intelligence tool in the world for the development of reports, data analysis and dashboards.

In this course you will learn the to use the AMAZING Power BI tool to transform and prepare your data for analysis.  You will learn to use the Query Editor to connect to data, perform advanced transfromation and also to clean data.

In this course - which is part of the Power BI Master Class Series), you will cover:

  1. Introduction and Course Content

  2. Basic Data Transformations - Learn about filtering data, changing data types, adding new columns and removing columns

  3. Advanced Data Transformations - Merging data into one table, Appending data, Unpivoting data, Grouping data, conditional rules and custom fields

  4. Data Cleansing - Techniques and skills to clean up your data

  5. Connecting to Data Sources - Learn how to connect and access data from a variety of different data sources including, files, databases, web URL, JSON and Google Analytics

We look forward to having you on our course as we learn and explore the incredible power of Microsoft Power BI.

Please note that this course is part of the Power BI Master Class series.  Search for my instructor profile to purchase these other courses.

  1. Power BI Master Class - Query Editor

  2. Power BI Master Class - Data Modeling and DAX Formulas

  3. Power BI Master Class - Dashboards and Power BI Service

Who this course is for:
  • Excel users who want to learn how to create PROFESSIONAL reports in Power BI
  • Learners who want to LEARN Microsoft Power BI
Course content
Expand all 40 lectures 02:58:10
+ Introduction
3 lectures 04:12

Introduction to the course and what we will be covering in the course

Preview 01:41
About the Course
Please download the Training Data Files
+ Perform Transformations
7 lectures 36:12
Introduction to Transformations
Transformations Part 1
Transformations Part 3
Practical Activity - Transformations
Practical Activity Completed
Conditional IF
+ Advanced Transformations
7 lectures 34:51
Introduction to Advanced Transformations
Merge Function
Practical Activity - Merge Function
Practical Activity Completed - Merge
Append Data
Custom Calculations
Group By Function
+ Cleanse Data and Parameters
6 lectures 26:40
Introduction to Cleanse Data
Download the Training Data Files
Cleansing Data Files
Parameters Part 2
+ Connect to Power BI Connections and Data Sources
12 lectures 46:34

A brief introduction to the section on connecting to different data sources.

Introduction to Power BI Data Connections and Sources

In this lesson we learn how to connect to a SQL database.  We show how to access SQL tables and how to import the tables into Power BI.

Loading Data from SQL Server

In this lesson we cover how to load data into Power BI from Excel files.

Loading Data from CSV and TXT

In this practical activity you are able to practice loading data from a csv file into Power BI.

Practical Activity - Load Data from a CSV file

In this lesson we learn how to access data that is on the web and load it into Microsoft Power BI Desktop.  Please note that data must be in an HTML table format for Power BI to access the data.

Loading Data from the Web

In this practical activity you will connect to a web data source and import the data into Power BI

Practical Activity - Connect to Data on the Web

In this lesson we review how to load data from Excel files that are in One Drive for Business

Loading Excel Data from One Drive for Business

This lessons shows how to load an XML file into Microsoft Power BI

Loading Data from XML files

JSON is a common format for transferring data between systems, especially on the Internet.  In this lesson we review how to load JSON data into Power BI

Loading Data from JSON

Data sets that are loaded into the Power BI service can also be used as sources for new reports.  In this lesson we review how to access and load data from the Power BI service.

Loading Data from the Power BI Service

Google sheets is a great way to easily store and share data on the Internet.  In this lesson we show you how to easily connect to Google data sources and use the data in Power BI.

Loading Data from Google Sheets

In this lesson we review how to load Google Analytics data into the Power BI Service and the Power BI Desktop

Loading Data from Google Analytics
+ Case Studies
3 lectures 20:56
Introduction to Case Studies
Case Study Data Flows
Case Study - One Drive for Business
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 00:32

The conclusion to the course video

Conclusion to the Course