Power BI

Learning Method: Instructor-led Classroom Learning Duration: 1.00 Day


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Overview:

Microsoft Power BI transforms your company data into rich visuals that facilitate new ways of thinking about and organizing your data, so that you can focus on what is important to achieving your goals.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for Business Managers, Report Developers, Analysts, Project Managers and Team Leads.

At Course Completion:

Upon completing this course, students will have a basic understanding of the topics below, as well as an ability to utilize and implement the concepts learned.

  • Power BI
  • Power BI Desktop
  • Working with CSV, TXT, and Excel Worksheets
  • Connecting to Databases
  • Merging, Grouping, Summarizing, and Calculating Data
  • Reporting
  • Power BI Online

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Course Overview

Lesson 2: Power BI

  • What is Power BI?
  • Examining Power BI Suite of Products
  • Identifying Differences Between Products
  • Understanding Power BI Updates

Lesson 3: Power BI Desktop

  • Installing Power BI Desktop
  • Exploring the Power BI Desktop Interface
  • Utilizing File Types; PBIX vs PBIT
  • Examining Data Sources
  • Discussing Data Refresh
  • Understanding Data Types

Lesson 4: Working With CSV, TXT and Excel Worksheets

  • Importing, Transforming, and Loading Data
  • Appending Operations
  • Working with Folders and Files
  • Using Pivot Tables

Lesson 5: Connecting to Databases

  • Working with Relational Data
  • Understanding Relationships
  • Importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional and Tabular

Lesson 6: Merging, Grouping, Summarizing, And Calculating Data

  • Understanding the Issues with Merges
  • Performing Merges
  • Grouping Options
  • Summarizing
  • Calculating

Lesson 7: Reporting

  • Creating Reports
  • Utilizing the Matrix Visualization
  • Utilizing the Map Visualization
  • Utilizing the Card Visualization
  • Utilizing the Chart Visualization
  • Utilizing Slicers
  • Publishing to Power BI Online

Lesson 8: Power BI Online

  • Introduction to Power BI Online
  • Importing Data
  • Creating Reports
  • Configuring Dashboards
  • Sharing Reports and Dashboards
  • Exploring Power BI Mobile
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