1 day


About the course

This course familiarizes the participant with Microsoft Power Query, a revolutionary data tool for Excel that allows you to intuitively discover and automate the import, transformation, and combination of data across a variety of data sources for use in Excel and Microsoft Power BI. Power Query is a free add-in for Excel that enhances the self-service Business Intelligence experience in Excel. Power Query works with Excel 2010 and above.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Successfully navigate the Power Query interface.
  • properly configure data types.
  • perform importing data transforming data.
  • perform appending operations.
  • perform combining worksheets.
  • Understand working with relational data.
  • perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional.
  • perform importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular.


  • Understand the issues encountered when performing merges.
  • utilize loading to Power BI Desktop.
  • utilize the data sources available.
  • utilize grouping and summarizing.
  • Understand the M interface.
  • Understand Power Query formulas.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Overview

Module 2: Introduction to Power Query

Module 3: Working with CSV, TXT and Excel Worksheets

Module 4: Connecting to Databases


Module 5: Performing Merges

Module 6: Loading Your Data

Module 7: Grouping and Summarizing with Power Query


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