Power BI Essentials

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€395for non-members

09.30 – 16.30

1 Day

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This 1 Day course covers the essential skills needed to begin using the PowerBI Desktop to produce Visual Reports and learn how to bring data into the Power Query Editor to transform into Power BI.

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This 1 Day course covers the essential skills needed to begin using the PowerBI Desktop to produce Visual Reports and learn how to bring data into the Power Query Editor to transform into Power BI. 

The course will give a good overview of Power BI Desktop and is aimed at beginner level with no need for previous experience.  You will learn how to bring your data from an Excel file or CSV File into the Power Query Editor and then load into Power BI while discussing the essentials of Data Cleansing.  You will learn some basic Dax formula along with an understanding of the Data Model.  By the end of this course you will have learnt how to create great visuals in Power BI such as Composition and Comparison Charts, along with Cards, Tables and Images.

Duration:

  • 1 Day

Audience

  • This course is for beginners and will focus mainly on the PowerBI Desktop with some time spent also in the Power Query Editor. The emphasis will be on the Visuals in the Desktop and will simply touch on publishing to the PowerBI Service at the end of the day but all learning will be completed in the Desktop.

Pre-requisites

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel would be advantageous.

Certification

On completion of the course candidates will receive:

  • 7 CPD Points
Power BI introduction
  • How does the Power BI Desktop work?
  • Understanding the Power BI Environment
  • The Elements of Power BI
Connecting to Data Sources
  • Connecting to Data Sources
  • Loading Data to the PowerBI Desktop
  • Transforming Data to the Power Query
  • Data Types, First Row Headers
  • Remove & Split Columns & Rows
Introduction to DAX
  • Introduction to DAX Syntax
  • Use basic Dax formula to create a new calculated column
The Power BI Desktop -Visualizations
  • Add Column, Pie, Bar, Line and Area Charts, Maps and Cards to the Canvas
  • Working with Fields
  • Formatting Visuals
  • Create Slicers
  • Editing Interactions between Visuals
  • Filtering Visuals and Reports
Overview of the Data Model
  • Introduction to the Data Model
  • An overview of Many to One relationship
Share a Report
  • Quick overview of Publishing a Report to the Power BI Service

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