Workshop Series

Thursday | June 11, 2020 Thursday | June 18, 2020 Thursday | June 25, 2020
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A deeper dive into the Power BI engine.

Valorem in collaboration with Microsoft is offering a FREE 3 part series of advanced Power BI training. These workshops are designed for advanced users who have already completed a Dashboard in a Day event and have core Power BI knowledge.

You will receive a recurring calendar invite for all three workshops when you register.   We encourage you to attend the entire series however, it is not required. Reserve your seat today!

Data Shaping
June 11th

Data Modeling
June 18th

Data Visualization
June 25th


  • Data Modeling Overview
  • Getting Started with M
  • Advanced M Transformations
  • Variables & Parameters


  • Basic Data Modeling & Power BI Desktop Internals
  • DAX Calculated Columns & Measures
  • Calculate
  • DAX Evaluation Contexts
  • Time Intelligence Functions


  • Storytelling with Data
  • Data Visualization Science
  • Data Visualization Process
  • Dashboards & Reports
  • Chart Selection
  • Custom Visuals
  • Polishing & Formatting

What You'll Learn:

  • Import & shape data from a variety of sources
  • Create queries using toolbar navigations & Advanced Editor
  • Understand parameters
  • Organize queries using folders

What You'll Learn:

  • Basic concepts of data modeling
  • Consequences of data model design decisions
  • Concepts of calculated columns & measures
  • Standard DAX patterns & CALCULATE
  • Evaluation contexts & their impact on calculations
  • Parsing data modeling formulas

What You'll Learn:

  • The need for storytelling with data
  • The agile process to create Power BI data visualizations
  • The art behind visualizations
  • Power BI report layouts & structure
  • Choosing the right charts
  • Power BI custom visuals


June 11, 2020 — Advanced Data Shaping

June 18, 2020 — Advanced Data Modeling

June 25, 2020 — Advanced Data Visualization


9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT


Microsoft Teams Virtual Event