Microsoft Power BI
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
This one-day express training is designed to equip participants with quick-start skills on Microsoft Power BI. It covers the essential steps from getting data to generating a report quickly. This overview training is best for participants who want to know Microsoft Power BI as promptly as possible and dive right into creating a report or dashboard immediately.
After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:
Start familiarizing with Power BI Desktop
Get data from a variety of sources, especially Microsoft Excel
Perform simple data cleansing and transformation
Start visualizing data using a variety of visual types in a Power BI report
This workshop is for beginners and users with little or no exposure to basic programming concepts, little or no knowledge of data warehouse schema, an awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting, and technically familiar with Microsoft Excel. Simply put, it is for every walk of life!
Module 1: Getting to Know Your Data
What is Power BI, and how does it connect to your data?
Using Excel as a familiar source of data
Understanding the Power BI data model
Understanding the importance of table relationships
Module 2: Data Transformation Using Power Query
Creating a query in Power BI Desktop
Simple data transformation using Power Query
Consolidating data in Power Query Editor
The M language
Module 3: Simplified DAX For You!
What is DAX?
Calculated columns vs. Measures
Performing simple calculations
Module 4: Visualizing Your Data
Creating a simple Power BI report
Creating a simple Power BI dashboard
Get to know the popularly used visuals
Basic report design features
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