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Power BI Introduction

2 Day Course
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Course Information

Overview

This course is designed for anyone working with a large amount of data who is wishing to analyse it and create eye catching visualisations. Participants will get hands-on experience learning key skills and concepts using example data based on real world scenarios.

Prerequisites

The student should be familiar with Excel and the concepts of datasets and basic reporting. Please note that this course is not suitable for inexperienced Excel or database users.

Course Outline

1. Getting Started
  • An Introduction to Power BI
  • Working with Power BI Desktop Files
  • Connecting to Data Sources with Power BI Desktop
  • Creating a Report with Visualizations
  • Doing More with Visualizations
2. Working with Data
  • Transforming and Sanitizing Data
  • Using the Query Editor
  • Data Modeling
  • Managing Relationships
3. Working with Reports and Visualizations
  • Managing Report Pages
  • Changing Report View Options
  • Working with Visualizations
  • Adding Static Objects to a Report
4. A Closer Look at Visualizations
  • Matrixes, Tables, and Charts
  • Maps
  • Cards, Gauges, and KPIs
  • Slicers
5. Introduction to the Power BI Web App
  • Getting Started
  • Connecting to Data Sources with the Power BI Web App
  • Using Workspaces, Dashboards and Reports
  • Creating Custom Dashboards
  • Power BI Web App Features

Dates & Prices

Attend one of our public Power BI courses:

Small Class Sizes

Maximum of 5 students per course.

Reference Manual

High quality reference manual supporting the topics covered.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

Delivery Options:
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Private Courses

We can arrange your own private Power BI course.

Tailored

Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

Course was well adjusted to consider the business perspective - considering commonly needed calculations, time based data analysis etc.

Suvi Salminen - Crane CPE

The trainer demonstrated a deep and knowledgeable understanding of the software and was able to simplify its complexities.

Nathan Lewis - Lincolnshire County Council

Very good course. I've been using the software constantly in the last three months and still learnt a lot.

George Martin - NHS North of England

Very informative course, very useful tips on how to work with SQL Management Studio. A lot of SQL quirks explained, a lot of good examples.

Magdalena Piekarska - Veolia

This has been by far one of the most useful and well planned/executed training courses I have ever attended. For this to have been achieved remotely just adds to how impressive it was managed.

Trevor Stratton - Lincolnshire County Council

A great course. The trainers experience and knowledge is a great asset.

Nancy Shering - Equinix Group Ltd

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