Microsoft Power BI Introduction

Microsoft Power BI Live Online session is beneficial  for anyone wanting to create powerful interactive dashboards, chart and a range of visualisations to display data in a user friendly way from a range of sources.

1 day course
4.00  (2 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Gain insight into business intelligence and how to navigate Power BI.
  • Data modelling in Power BI including creating calculated tables and working with time based data.
  • Create a range of visualisation including a range of charts, tables, matrixes and maps.
  • Create and modify an interactive dashboard.
  • How to publish and share your data.
What you'll get:
Courseware and Handouts
Live Recorded Session copy
Capped class sizes
Post Course Support
Course prerequisites:

Participants will need to be familiar with Excel to an intermediate level including a basic understanding of charts and pivot tables. No previous experience with Power BI is required, however it is recommended you try it out before you attend.

Before Session:

Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of the software Power BI Desktop for use within the session. We also require a working computer with a microphone and speaker installed, and an up-to-date web browser for this training. For the best experience we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

It is also recommended that you have a second screen attached to your computer.  This will allow you to watch the online training session and complete the course activities at the same time.

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Topics covered in this training course
  • Introducing Power BI
  • The building blocks of Power BI
  • Overview Power BI Service, Desktop, Mobile
  • Getting started with Power BI Desktop
  • Upload Excel data to Power BI
  • Creating a Report
  • Navigating a Report
  • Publish a Report
  • View a Published Report in Power BI Service
  • Connect to data sources in Power BI Desktop
  • Clean and transform your data with the Query Editor
  • Cleaning irregularly formatted data
  • Introduction to modelling your data
  • Manage your data relationships
  • Create calculated columns
  • Optimising data models
  • Create simple DAX measures
  • Create a Bar chart
  • Create a Pie chart
  • Create a Treemap
  • Create Combination charts
  • Slicers
  • Matrixes and tables
  • Create a gauge visualisation
  • Modify colours in charts and visuals
  • Adding shapes, text boxes, and images
  • Page layout and formatting
  • Group interactions among visualisations
  • Duplicate a report page
  • Visual hierarchies and drill-down
  • Introduction to the Power BI Service
  • Pin visualisations to a dashboard
  • Create and configure a dashboard
  • Share dashboards with your organisation
  • Display visuals and tiles full-screen
  • Display dashboard in full screen
  • Publish Power BI Desktop reports
  • Print and export dashboards and reports
  • Share reports and dashboards
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from 2 reviews
“Well presented.”
Sandy, Sep 2020
“Well presented.”
Sandy, Sep 2020