Every organization will benefit from Power BI.

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While Acmeware is an acknowledged leader in analytics for MEDITECH Data Repository, we also provide expert Microsoft Power BI training for other organzations or individuals. We teach live, instructor-led classes with Microsoft Teams geared toward your skill level and experience. Online classes including lectures, demos, and time for you to work on "hands-on" exercises using real world scenarios, all taught by our Microsoft Certified Trainer, Ian Proffer.



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Shout out to for an excellent class from Acmeware. Ian was an excellent teacher.
His instruction was like chatting with an old friend while being informative with on-point content.

– Carrie R., Douglas Omaha Technology Commission


Available Classes


Power BI Fundamentals

Come to this class to get immediate hands-on experience with Microsoft Power BI Desktop. Power BI puts dynamic and interactive report design at your fingertips, making it easy improve your business analytics with a powerful, simple to use, and cost-effective report design tool. 

In this class, we’ll introduce you to the desktop, server, and cloud-based components of Microsoft’s Power BI. Then we’ll dive in and show you how to build your own report while demonstrating some of the software’s niftier features - like slicers and drill-through capability - that will give your reports a great user experience.

Class agenda:

  • Overview of Power BI applications and services
  • Power BI Desktop: Report design in detail
  • Hands-on: build your first report
  • Sharing reports to the Power BI service and basic management
  • Data model concepts and options
  • Introducing DAX
  • Hands-on: build your next report with measures
  • Roundtable discussion and wrap-up

Class duration: 6 hours, including breaks


Power BI: Intermediate

This class is designed for people with some Power BI Desktop experience looking for more practice with data preparation and data modeling, as well as learning to use DAX to optimize measures in Power BI. We'll also look at ways to enhance report visuals and user interactivity.

Class agenda:

  • Recap of Power BI workflow and intent
  • Power Query in detail: cleanse and transform data
  • Hands-on with Power Query Editor
  • Using DAX to create measures
  • Optimal report layout and user interactivity
  • Hands-on: design and share a new report
  • Roundtable discussion and wrap-up

Class duration: 6 hours, including breaks


Meet your instructor: Ian Proffer

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Ian has worked for the last 25 years as a consultant, report writer, database analyst, and administrator, including four years at Microsoft in the SQL Server group. Ian has travelled the US teaching classes, delivering learning labs, and giving presentations on SQL Server and Power BI. Ian is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and holds a Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification.

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