Microsoft Power BI: Introduction

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2 days
495 - 795 GBP excl. VAT
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795 GBP

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Course description


Microsoft Power BI: Introduction

    Learn how to harness the potential of Microsoft Power BI with this fantastic two day introduction course aimed at those who have a keen eye for data. Upon completion of this training, you will be able to use Power BI to create fully interactive and immersive dashboards and reports on all aspects of your business, helping you to gain insights and make the decisions that matter most.

    Delegates will also receive a full certificate of attendance and extensive manual, benefitting them long into the future. To find out more about our training options, please speak to our team today.

    Training Course Content

    Basic reports

    • Getting data
    • Basic visualisations
    • Shapes, text boxes and images

    Data sources

    • SQL Server / databases
    • Excel / text files
    • Websites and web services

    Query editor

    • Filtering rows
    • Manipulating columns
    • Working with data types

    Advanced query editor

    • Grouping and pivoting
    • Creating new columns
    • Basic M formula language

    Multiple tables

    • Relationships
    • Filter directions 


    • Creating parameters
    • Filtering by parameter

    Filtering data

    • Slicers
    • Visualisation level filters


    • Interactions
    • "See records" feature
    • Hierarchies

    Formatting visualisations

    • The formatting panes
    • Conditional formatting


    • Working with charts
    • Specific chart type issues
    • Grouping and binning

    Other types of visualisations

    • Working with matrices
    • Working with cards

    Dashboard visualisations

    • Gauges
    • Single-number visualisations
    • KPIs


    • Categorising data
    • Issues with maps

    Calculated columns

    • Adding columns
    • IF and SWITCH
    • The RELATED function


    • How measures work/tuples
    • Adding measures
    • Basic DAX


    • Creating calendars
    • Using multiple calendars
    • Working days

    Date Functions

    • Period to date
    • Previous periods
    • Other date functions
    • Semi-additive measures

    Advanced measures 

    • AggregateX functions
    • The CALCULATE function
    • The FILTER function
    • DAX variables

    Roles and security

    • Creating roles
    • DAX restrictions

    Publishing reports

    • Power BI accounts
    • Power BI files (PBIX)

    Power BI Service Overview

    • Differences from PBI Desktop
    • Workspaces
    • Favorites

    Using Power BI Service

    • Reports and dashboards
    • Using tiles
    • Pinning to dashboards

    Overview of Excel tools

    • Power BI Publisher for Excel
    • Analyze for Excel

    Overview of other tools - If time

    • Power BI Mobile overview
    • Power BI Pro overview

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    25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

    All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

    Public and in-house training throughout the UK

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