Power BI - Making Data Easy to Understand

MS095211: Virtual Online Training Course

*This course qualifies for 8.5 CPE credits*

Course Description:
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to analyze data with Power BI.

Creating data-backed visualizations is key in today's organizations. Leveraging data effectively can provide timely insights and competitive advantages. Microsoft Power BI software is designed to explore, analyze, and report insights and trends from data. Power BI was built to connect to a wide range of data sources, and it enables users to quickly create visualizations of connected data.

Prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
Experience managing data with a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel.
Some exposure to basic programming concepts (such as looping and branching) is helpful.

Course Outline:
Lesson 1: Analyzing Data with Self-Service BI
Topic A: Data Analysis and Visualization for Business Intelligence
Topic B: Self-Service BI with Microsoft Power BI

Lesson 2: Connecting to Data Sources
Topic A: Create Data Connections
Topic B: Configure and Manage Data Relationships
Topic C: Save Files in Power BI

Lesson 3: Performing Data Cleaning, Profiling, and Shaping
Topic A: Clean, Transform, and Load Data with the Query Editor
Topic B: Profile Data with the Query Editor
Topic C: Shape Data with the Query Editor
Topic D: Combine and Manage Data Rows

Lesson 4: Visualizing Data with Power BI
Topic A: Create Visualizations in Power BI
Topic B: Chart Data in Power BI

Lesson 5: Enhancing Data Analysis
Topic A: Customize Visuals and Pages
Topic B: Incorporate Tooltips

Lesson 6: Modeling Data with Calculations
Topic A: Create Calculations with Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Topic B: Create Calculated Measures and Conditional Columns

Lesson 7: Creating Interactive Visualizations
Topic A: Create and Manage Data Hierarchies
Topic B: Filter and Slice Reports Topic C: Create Dashboards

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