Microsoft Power BI Training Course Outline

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Excel Training Courses Business Intelligence. Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization. Connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Produce beautiful reports, then publish them for your organization to consume on the web and across mobile devices. This course is designed to give users an understanding of the Power BI Desktop, the Power BI service and Power BI Mobile and give users the essential skills for creating complex datasets and reports from data taken from a variety of sources.

The Power BI course covers areas such as Getting data, Modeling, Visualizations, Exploring data, Power BI and Excel, Publishing and sharing, and an Introduction to DAX.

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Getting started

Introducing Power BI
Using Power BI
The building blocks of Power BI
A quick look at the Power BI service
Review and what's next

Getting data

Overview of Power BI Desktop
Getting started with Power BI Desktop
Connect to data sources in Power BI Desktop
Clean and transform your data with the Query Editor
More advanced data sources and transformation
Cleaning irregularly formatted data


Introduction to modeling your data
How to manage your data relationships
Create calculated columns
Optimizing data models
Create calculated measures
Create calculated tables
Explore your time-based data


Introduction to visuals in Power BI
Create and customize simple visualizations
Combination charts
Map visualizations
Matrixes and tables
Scatter charts
Waterfall and funnel charts
Gauges and single-number cards
Modify colors in charts and visuals
Shapes, text boxes, and images
Page layout and formatting
Group interactions among visualizations
Duplicate a report page
Show categories with no data
Summarization and category options
Visual hierarchies and drill-down
R integration in Power BI Desktop

Exploring data

Introduction to the Power BI service
Quick insights in Power BI
Create and configure a dashboard
Ask questions of your data with natural language
Create custom Q&A suggestions
Share dashboards with your organization
Display visuals and tiles full-screen
Edit tile details and add widgets
Get more space on your dashboard
Install and configure a personal gateway

Power BI and Excel

Introduction to using Excel data in Power BI
Upload Excel data to Power BI
Import Power View and Power Pivot to Power BI
Connect OneDrive for Business to Power BI
Excel in Power BI - summary

Publishing and sharing

Introduction to content packs, security, and groups
Publish Power BI Desktop reports
Print and export dashboards and reports
Manually republish and refresh your data
Introducing Power BI Mobile
Create groups in Power BI
Build content packs
Use content packs
Update content packs
Integrate OneDrive for Business with Power BI
Publish to web
Completion of Power BI Guided Learning

Introduction to DAX

Introduction to DAX
DAX calculation types
DAX functions
Using variables in DAX expressions
Table relationships and DAX
DAX tables and filtering


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