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
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
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.


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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