Data modelling in Power BI


7 hours – 1 day.


  • Power BI installed.
  • Basic familiarity with spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel).


The course will include a mix of theory and practice, with an emphasis on best practices for financial and business reporting.

Course Outline

  • Data modeling concepts:  tables (fact tables, dimension tables), data types, relationships, filtering and cross-filtering.
  • Single-table models: Introduction of the data model, star schemas, naming conventions.
  • Header/detail tables: Importance of choosing the correct data model for improving performance and ensuring correctness of aggregate calculations.
  • Multiple fact tables: Handling different scenarios with multiple fact tables that are related to each other. Setting up bridge tables to handle complex models (for instance, orders and invoices).
  • Dashboards. Design principles and best practices.


  • Developers, analysts, marketers and data scientists.

Format of the course

  • This is a hands-on course, with live coding and exercises. Participants should bring their own laptops.


150 EUR/person + VAT.

Note:  The course is designed to provide a broad overview. However, we can customize the course to cover your specific needs.

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