Design and build tabular models

Data Analyst
Power BI

This learning path introduces the foundational components of designing scalable tabular models using Power BI. This learning path helps you prepare for the Azure Enterprise Data Analyst Certification.


  • You should have experience creating Microsoft Power BI Desktop models and using DAX to create model calculations. See Model Data in Power BI for more details.

Modules in this learning path

Power BI model relationships form the basis of a tabular model. Define Power BI model relationships, set up relationships, recognize DAX relationship functions, and describe relationship evaluation.

By the end of this module, you'll learn the meaning of time intelligence and how to add time intelligence DAX calculations to your model.

In this module you’ll learn what calculation groups are, explore key features and usage scenarios, and learn to create calculation groups.

Enforce model security in Power BI using row-level security and object-level security.

Use tools to develop, manage, and optimize Power BI data model and DAX query performance.