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Microsoft PowerBI - Improve Data Analysis with DAX Measures Webinar


May 21
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104

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Attended Excel - Using PivotTables for Data Analysis AND Microsoft PowerBI - Introduction to Data Analysis in Excel or Equivalent Knowledge


* This course is #5 in the Microsoft PowerBI series of webinars. Click button in Program Content section below to see suggested viewing order. * This course focuses on improving your data so that it contains the information you need to analyze. One major issue of data analysis, is bad data, so this course will focus on turning bad data into good data. Attendees will learn the difference between calculated columns and measures as well as how and when to use each. We will introduce DAX formulas and how they are used to create calculations. We will introduce Power Pivot as a means to demonstrate our calculations and measures and how they are used for data analysis. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.


The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Introduction to Formulas and DAX
  • Calculated columns
  • Measures
  • Introduction to Power Pivot
This course is #5 in the Microsoft PowerBI series of webinars. Click button below to see suggested viewing order.

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Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA

Bryan is an author and top-rated presenter of numerous courses on technology related topics for CPAs. He also serves as virtual CIO advisor for CPA firms and professional service organizations. He focuses on helping firm leaders understand the issues and opportunities associated with deploying information technology to improve productivity and enhance client services and increase profitability.

Professional Experience and Credentials

  • Past Chair, MACPA Information Technology Task Force
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance
  • Past Member, AICPA CITP Credential Committee
  • Past Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group (Detroit Chapter)
  • Past Chair, MACPA Leadership Task Force
  • Regional Director in charge of mid-market technology services for top 10 accounting firm
  • Executive Manager of top 100 firm serving as Regional Director of consulting and IT  audit services
  • Former Senior Manager of top 100 firm responsible for developing and leading IT consulting services group
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Member of the Information System Audit and Control Association
  • Extensive experience in leading world class organizations through mission critical IT systems deployment

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