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Classroom training -  Introduction to Power BI

Classroom Training

Introduction to Power BI

Classroom training course - online version also available

£850 + VAT for most venues (£995 + VAT for London)

2 days

Things that you'll learn on this two-day course include:

  • how to load data from all manner of different sources, and how to build a data model;
  • how to use Query Editor to transform data as you load it;
  • how to create, format and use visualisations (tables, charts, gauges, maps and many more); and
  • how to create calculated columns using the basic DAX language.

You'll also learn how to publish reports to Power BI Service. 

Course details

  • Locations for Introduction to Power BI coursesPossible locations:London, Manchester, Online
  • Next Introduction to Power BI course locationNext classroom course:Tue 30 August 2022
  • Introduction to Power BI course timesTime:09:30-16:30

Course Contents

The contents of this course are as follows:

Basic reports

  • Getting data
  • Basic visuals
  • Shapes, text boxes and images

Data sources

  • SQL Server / databases
  • Excel / CSV files
  • Websites

Creating data models

  • Relationships
  • Hiding fields and tables
  • Renaming fields/tables

Working with visuals

  • The formatting pane
  • Conditional formatting
  • Visual interactions

Charts

  • Creating charts
  • Bubble and other charts
  • Grouping data
  • Small multiples

Matrices

  • Row and column headers
  • Drill-down

Dashboard visuals

  • Gauges
  • Cards
  • KPIs

Query editor

  • Filtering rows
  • Manipulating columns
  • Working with data types
  • Creating new columns

Filtering data

  • Slicers
  • Using the filter pane

Drill-through

  • Adding drillthrough filters
  • Creating back buttons
  • Button drill-through

Basic maps

  • Bubble maps
  • Filled maps
  • Geographical data categories

Calculated columns

  • Adding columns
  • IF and SWITCH
  • The RELATED function

Basic publishing

  • Power BI Service
  • Workspaces
  • Dashboards and tiles
  • Lineage view

Power BI is a standalone application, so there are no pre-requisites for attending this course.

Why Choose Us?

Sample customer feedback

Our thanks to everyone who agreed to share their thoughts (note that some of these reviews may be for our online courses).

"The trainer was really helpful and was watching our every move on the remote sessions to make sure we were OK and not lagging behind. Top bloke, really nice, really good experience. Thank you so much! "

Adam Ratcliff (Whitemeadow Furniture Ltd)

"A great trainer with a great personality, a wealth of knowledge and experience from many different sectors. I felt encouraged to ask questions and he provided a further level of detail into the course materials. I have received the monthly email for many years and never felt like being spammed. Wise owl has therefore always been on my radar without being a nuisance. When I reached out for more info, you were very accommodating. It's these touches that made me choose Wise Owl. Thanks again to everyone who helped with tech, admin and training, you make the learning process easy! Keep up the great work."

Steven Laws (Clifford Chance )

"The course was recommended within the company as Wise Owl has an outstanding reputation."

Krzysztof Fronia (Coloplast Ltd)

"I thought that our trainer was excellent and made the two days a really enjoyable and informative experience."

Robert Smith (Valuation Office Agency)

"Really liked the everything about the training; the pre course check to make sure everything is fine on the day and especially the knowledge and delivery of the course by a very friendly tutor."

Deepak Pulikkottil (Provide)

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Scheduled Introduction to Power BI training dates

Here are the classroom Introduction to Power BI courses we have scheduled for the next 3 months:

Dates Days Venue Price Booking
Tue/Wed 30-31 August 2022 2 £850 Book places
Thu/Fri 15-16 September 2022 2 £995 Book places
Tue/Wed 04-05 October 2022 2 £850 Book places
Thu/Fri 13-14 October 2022 2 £995 Book places
Mon/Tue 07-08 November 2022 2 £850 Book places
Tue/Wed 15-16 November 2022 2 £995 Book places
Tue/Wed 06-07 December 2022 2 £850 Book places
Date(s) Venue
30/08
15/09
04/10
13/10
07/11
15/11
06/12

All prices exclude VAT. If you can't see the dates you want, ask us about running onsite Power BI training at your offices (we'll even provide and set up the computers).

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