What you will learn

  • Power BI Desktop is part of the suite of tools from Microsoft which enable data to be analysed and published from a variety of sources.
  • With Power BI Desktop, you get a report authoring tool that enables you to connect to and query data from different sources using the Query Editor.

Skills you will gain

  • Shareable Certificate Earn a Cerfiticate upon completion
  • Face to Face or Live Online Start instantly and learn at your own schedule
  • Flexible Schedule Set and maintain flexible deadlines
  • Intermediate For those with working experience or likely to have completed foundation level training  

This course consists of 5 lessons

Getting Started with Power BI Desktop: Power BI Concepts and Overview - Accessing Help - Power BI Screen Elements and Toolbars - Introduction to Main Features - Imports - Visualizations - Filters and Queries - Reports

Connecting to Data Sources with Power BI Desktop: Data Sources Power BI Desktop will Connect to Data Types and Properties in Power BI Desktop - Import and Enter Data - Get Data and Query Editor - Introducing the Query Editor - Using the Query Editor to Connect to Data - Combining Data Sources as a Mash Up - Use Append Queries - Merge Data Tables - Working with Relationships in Data

Data Visualizations: Overview of Data Visualizations - Creating and Working with Tables and Matrix Views - Applying Conditional Formats to Visualizations - Charts - Types - Options - Interactive Slicers - Date Slicers – Dropdowns and Searches - Number Slicers with Value Ranges - Date Slicers with Relative Filters - Create Reusable Field Hierarchies - Record Grouping and Binning in Visualizations - Analytics Lines in Visualizations - Insight – Explain Increase/Decrease - Forecast - Create Measures - Create a KPI Visualization - Drill Visualizations to see underlying Data - See Records - Date Hierarchies - Page Drillthrough Filters - Show Values As and Quick Measures - Clustering - Creating Role Based Views - Data Categories, Geo-Data and Maps

Querying and Shaping the Data: Common Activities using Query Editor - Filters - Using Delimiters - Transforms - Pivot and Group By - Creating Custom Calculated Columns - Adding Conditional Columns - Columns From Examples - Introduction to DAX Expressions - Histograms

Reports and Output Options: Report Elements and Options - Working with Pages - Keyboard Shortcuts and Navigation - Selection Pane - Lock Objects - Adding Graphics - Report Level Filters - Bookmarks - Spotlight - Report Themes - Export Power BI Data to CSV - Create a Power BI Template

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