Introduction to Power BI Training

Nivå: Foundation

This Introduction level course will give you all the skills you need to jump-start your Power BI journey. It discusses in depth the industry recognised steps from raw data to detailed analysis via five main stages: Loading the data; Transformation of the data; Creating a comprehensive Data Model; extending the Data Model with calculated columns and measures; Visualising the data in Power BI Desktop; and Sharing and Collaboration within the Power BI Service or the Power BI Server. In the course, you will access data from a range of data sources which include Text Files, Excel Workbooks, and Relational Databases including joining data from multiple disparate data sources. The course will also show in detail how to create Reports using the in-built visuals, including Bar and Column charts, Line Charts, Combination charts, Maps, KPIs, Tables, and many others, and how to format those visuals for maximum effect. The course also shows you how to import custom visuals to extend your reporting capability. In the course, you will also gain an introduction to the M and DAX languages. Finally, you publish your masterpiece to a workspace in the Power BI Service and create Dashboards, share Reports and Dashboards with colleagues, and schedule a data refresh.


  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Hands-on labs included
  • After-course computing sandbox included
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

Du kommer lära dig att:

  • Create interactive visualisations to deliver business insights
  • Extract business intelligence by using DAX, M and Power Query
  • Share Datasets, Reports and Dashboards in the Power BI Service
  • Pre-format and import data from an Excel Report using Power Query and M
  • Add value with measures, calculated columns and calculated tables using DAX
  • Import data from relational databases and integrate with other data sources
  • Profile, shape and filter tables to prepare for analyses by fixing data issues
  • Integrate data from csv files and Excel Workbooks
  • Explore and extend a Power BI data model

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I klass & Live, Online-utbildning

  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
  • After-course computing sandbox included
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Note: This course runs for 3 dagar

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Important Introduction to Power BI Training Information

  • Prerequisites

    This is an Introduction course and, as such, there are no prerequisites to attend this course. It may be useful to you to have some knowledge of your data so that you can apply the concepts you learn more effectively after the course has completed.

Introduction to Power BI Training Outline

  • Chapter 1: Power BI Overview

    • Visual analysis and visual analytics
    • Power BI Infrastructure
    • Loading Data
    • Introduction to Power BI Desktop
    • Hands-On Exercise 1.1 Loading and Visualising data
  • Chapter 2: Transforming Data

    • Using Power Query to clean, transform and load data
    • Profiling your data
    • Resolve data quality issues
    • Apply user-friendly name to Queries, tables and columns
    • Import data from an Excel formatted report
    • Hands-On Exercise 2.1 Transforming Data with Power Query
  • Chapter 3: Creating a Data Model

    • Understand the role of the Data Model in Power BI
    • Create table relationships
    • Understand Cardinality and Cross Filtering
    • Discuss Star and Snowflake schema
    • Create a Date Dimension
    • Build a Data Model from multiple Data sources
    • Hands-On Exercise 3.1 Creating a Data Model
    • Optional Hands-On Exercise 3.2 Creating a Star and Snowflake schemas
  • Chapter 4: Visualising your Data

    • Discuss Report settings
    • Choosing the right visualisations
    • Creating, formatting and styling your reports
    • Using Hierarchies and Drilldown
    • Utilising Slicers and Filters
    • Adding Custom Visualisations
    • Hands-On Exercise 4.1 Creating Reports Part1
    • Hands-On Exercise 4.2 Creating Reports Part 2
    • Hands-On Exercise 4.3 Creating Reports Part 3
  • Chapter 5: Introduction to DAX, Calculated Columns and Measures

    • Gain an Introduction to DAX
    • Differentiate between Calculated Columns and Measures
    • Create Calculated Columns
    • Create Measures
    • Understand Filter and Row context
    • Understand the power of the Calculate function
    • Exercise 5.1 Introduction to DAX
  • Chapter 6: Collaboration and Sharing (Publishing Reports and Creating Dashboards)

    • Discuss the Power BI Service and Power BI Server
    • Understand the main components of the Power BI Service
    • Publish a Power BI Project to the Power BI Service
    • Share Reports
    • Build and Share Dashboards
    • Exercise 6.1 Collaboration and Sharing in the Power BI Service


Introduction to Power BI Training FAQs

  • What is Power BI?

    Power BI is a desktop application that you can download from Microsoft. Power BI enables you to connect to your data sources, visualise the data and publish your results to either the Power BI Server or the online Software as a Service (SaaS) called Power BI Service. There are also Power BI mobile apps for iOS and Android devices.

  • What can I do with Power BI?

    Power BI can extract data from multiple data sources, such as a database, data warehouse, excel, text files and many, many others. The different sources of data can be combined in a Data Model and consumed as though it is a single data source. You can create visualisations and reports on the data and save it to the Power BI Service where you can create Dashboards form the reports. These dashboards can then be shared with others. The Power BI Service can also keep your data up to date automatically.

  • Do I need a Power BI licence to attend the course?

    No, all software and licences are supplied as part of the Training Course which also means you are not affecting your Organisations Power BI Infrastructure. All Reports and Dashboards will be created in the Training System which is an implementation of a live system. The Power BI licence is available to you for a period after the course has finished.

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