Power BI Dashboard in a Day (DIAD) Training

Power BI is a business analytics service that gives you a single view of your business data, with the ability to monitor the health of your business using live dashboards, create rich interactive reports and access your data on the go, from your mobile devices.

This one-day course covers the capabilities of Power BI with the goal of helping you understand how to analyse your data in a rich and compelling way as well as to be able to create your first reports/dashboards.

Course Outline

    • Connect to, import, & transform data from a variety of sources
    • Define business rules & KPIs
    • Data transformations in M
    • Introduction to DAX
    • Creating Data Visualisations
    • Creating and sharing dashboards with others
    • Publishing to the Power BI service
    • Practice with your own data. We encourage you to bring your own data in a CSV or Excel format, to the workshop. The last part of the course allows you time to build reports and dashboards using your own data with the support of your instructor.


Course Prerequisites

    • Good Excel skills such as V-Lookup and pivot tables or experience with another reporting tool.
    • At a minimum, a computer with 2-cores and 4GB RAM running Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2, or later.
    • Display: At least 1440×900 or 1600×900 (16:9) recommended.
    • Microsoft Power BI Desktop requires Internet Explorer 9 or later.
    • Have admin rights on your laptop or work with your IT prior to the workshop to get Power BI Desktop downloaded.


Pricing & Logistics

    • Please contact your local regional office for pricing.
    • Training delivered at your offices or remotely via online delivery.
    • Capped at 15 attendees to ensure maximum personal attention.
    • Training can be customised to suit your needs.
    • We can also provide follow-on consulting to help students develop their first best-practice Power BI reports/dashboards. This can be an effective way to help students successfully transition from the classroom to the real world.

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