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Business intelligence and analytics training

Get hands-on training from industry leaders without leaving your office.

New cloud services and technologies are launching constantly. And we know it’s tough to keep up—let alone be a data analytics leader.

We’re here to help. We offer a suite of BI and analytics training courses, led by skilled Slalom practitioners with real-world experience, to turn your team into data experts.

We’re not just teachers; we’re implementers. We know these technologies inside and out, because we help our clients integrate them into their organizations every single day.

Whether you’re just getting started with queries or need help telling a story from customer data, we’ll provide must-know tips and tricks to help you gain invaluable insights—faster. Bonus: we bring the courses to your office.

Let’s give your team the skills they need to build for the future.

Course offerings

Cortana Intelligence Suite (Level 200)
Learn how to solve real-world challenges using Cortana Intelligence Suite (CIS) in this two-day course. We’ll teach you the ins and outs of how CIS supports analytics workloads, and how to transfer, store, and process data. Services include Azure machine learning, Azure data factory, HDInsight, and Azure Event Hub.

Microsoft R-server (Level 300)
In this two-day course, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft R Open and R Server to analyze large sets of data in your local environment, a Hadoop environment, and a Spark environment.

Power BI training (Level 100 & 200)
Choose from four in-depth Power BI training courses to fit your team’s goals. Each course will take a deep dive into an aspect of Power BI—from building a dashboard to telling an effective story from a report. Sessions range from three to eight hours. Topics include:

  • Dashboard in a day
  • Shape your data into a data model
  • Enhance your data model with data analysis expressions (DAX)
  • Data visualization and storytelling

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow
Get started with PowerApps and Microsoft Flow in this half- or full-day course. You’ll learn how to build for PowerApps templates and from scratch; organize data in the cloud with the Microsoft Common Data Model; and apply best practices to app formatting and workflow.

BI training
We offer nine BI training courses to focus on specific tools and skillsets. Master pivot tables, data warehousing, creating visualizations from client data, and more. Courses include:

  • Advanced Excel
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Dimensional data modeling
  • Working with Power Query
  • Intro to PowerPivot
  • Advanced PowerPivot
  • PowerPivot in your world
  • Power BI designer
  • in your world

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