Microsoft Power BI Introduction

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Microsoft Power BI Introduction

Course description

Microsoft Power BI offers users true Self-Service BI. Power BI enables business users to interact with corporate information and to extract the reports and intel they need. Power BI allows users to access reports and dashboards using familiar tools and devices.

Self-service BI has never been so user-friendly!

Microsoft Power BI Introduction will show you how to create compelling visualizations and reports which provide deep insights into your data./p>

By the end of the course, you will be confident in using the three main components of Power BI:

  1. Power BI Desktop
  2. the Power BI Service
  3. and Power BI Mobile Apps.

You will know how to connect to a wide variety of data sources, using both Power BI Desktop, and the Power BI Service.

You will be able to use the Query Editor to transform and morph data into the right format for your reporting purposes.

You will be able to perform complex data modelling operations using relationships, calculated columns, measures, and DAX expressions.

You will learn how to share dashboards and reports, with colleagues, business partners and potential clients.

And how to use Power BI’s sophisticated security features to control the exact content your audience is able to view.

In short, this Microsoft Power BI Introduction will equip you with all the skills you need, to start using Power BI with confidence.


Getting Started
  1. The Power BI product
  2. Using the Query Editor in Power BI Desktop
  3. Creating a report in Power BI Desktop
  4. Publishing a report in the Power BI service
  5. Creating app workspaces
  6. Creating dashboards
  7. Publishing an app
  8. The Power Bi mobile experience
  9. Connecting to GitHub in the Power BI Service
  10. Connecting to Google Analytics (Service and Desktop compared)
Connecting to Data Sources
  1. Connecting to CSV files
  2. Connecting to Excel data
  3. Connecting to a Folder of data
  4. Connecting to a web URL
  5. Connecting to web page content
  6. Connecting to a Microsoft Access database
Cleaning up and transforming data
  1. Trim, Clean and Case
  2. Renaming and adding metadata
  3. Splitting columns
  4. Removing rows
  5. Replace Values
  6. Unpivot Columns
  7. Rearranging columns
  8. Creating custom columns
  9. Append queries
  10. Merge queries
  11. Grouping data
Data modelling
  1. Adding data to the data model
  2. Examining the data model
  3. Creating relationships automatically
  4. Creating relationships manually
  5. Creating a composite primary key
  6. Creating a date table
  7. Creating calculated columns
  8. Creating measures
  9. Using the SUMX function
  11. Creating a calculated table
Creating a Power BI report
  1. Overview of report
  2. Backgrounds, logos and images
  3. Working with themes
  4. The card big-picture visual
  5. Using visual filters
  6. Using the format painter
  7. Gauges and targets
  8. Creating bar charts
  9. Editing visual interactions
  10. Using slicers
  11. Using the treemap visual
  12. Creating a map visual
  13. Date hierarchies and drill-down
  14. Using time intelligence functions
Sharing and Collaborating
  1. Creating users in the Power BI service
  2. Creating groups for collaboration
  3. Creating groups for distribution
  4. Dashboards and Q&A
  5. Sharing dashboards with your organization
  6. Creating content Packs
  7. Publishing reports to the web
  8. Row level security

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