Microsoft Office training -  Introduction to Power BI

Power BI Training

Introduction to Power BI Training Course

£695 + VAT for most venues (£795 + VAT for London)

2 days

There are three parts to creating a Power BI report, all of which are covered by this two-day course.  Firstly, you'll learn how to get data from all manner of different sources, how to use Query Editor to manipulate the results and how to build a data model; secondly, you'll learn how to create, format and use visualisations (tables, charts, gauges, maps and many more); and thirdly, you'll learn how to create calculated columns  using basic DAX language.  You'll also learn how to publish reports to Power BI Service.  If you're not sure whether you want to book on this course or on our two-day Excel Power BI tools course, have a look here.

Course details

  • Locations for Introduction to Power BI coursesLocations:Manchester, London
  • Next Introduction to Power BI course locationNext course:Thu 14 November 2019
  • Introduction to Power BI course timesTime:09.30-16.30

Course Contents

The content of this course are as follows:

Basic reports

  • Training topicGetting data
  • Training topicBasic visualisations
  • Training topicShapes, text boxes and images

Data sources

  • Training topicSQL Server / databases
  • Training topicExcel / text files
  • Training topicWebsites and web services

Formatting visualisations

  • Training topicThe formatting panes
  • Training topicConditional formatting

Charts

  • Training topicWorking with charts
  • Training topicSpecific chart type issues
  • Training topicGrouping and binning

Other types of visualisation

  • Training topicWorking with matrices
  • Training topicWorking with cards

Dashboard visualisations

  • Training topicGauges
  • Training topicSingle-number visualisations
  • Training topicKPIs

Query editor

  • Training topicFiltering rows
  • Training topicManipulating columns
  • Training topicWorking with data types

More on query editor

  • Training topicCreating new columns
  • Training topicIntroducing the M language

Multiple tables

  • Training topicRelationships
  • Training topicFilter directions

Filtering data

  • Training topicSlicers
  • Training topicVisualisation level filters

Drill-down

  • Training topicInteractions
  • Training topic"See records" feature

Drill-through filtering

  • Training topicAdding drillthrough filters
  • Training topicBack buttons

Overview of maps

  • Training topicThe types of map
  • Training topicGeo-location
  • Training topicIntroduction to ArcGIS

Calculated columns

  • Training topicAdding columns
  • Training topicIF and SWITCH
  • Training topicThe RELATED function

Publishing reports

  • Training topicPower BI accounts
  • Training topicPower BI files (PBIX)

Power BI Service Overview

  • Training topicDifferences from PBI Desktop
  • Training topicWorkspaces
  • Training topicFavorites

Using Power BI Service

  • Training topicReports and dashboards
  • Training topicUsing tiles
  • Training topicPinning to dashboards

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

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Sample customer feedback

"Very good course. Trainer was very helpful in answering queries. Kept to time and explained the course content well."

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"Excellent course, the trainer was very knowledgeable and covered additional areas. Very impressed. I attended an SSRS course previously and was impressed with the content/trainer of that course as well."

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"Great content, well taught. Very useful. Would recommend!"

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"Fantastic courses with an engaging trainer. Content and pace was perfect."

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"Superb! The best course I've been on."

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Scheduled Introduction to Power BI training dates

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

Dates Days Venue Price Booking
Thu/Fri 14-15 November 2019 2 £695 Fully booked
Tue/Wed 03-04 December 2019 2 £795 Book places
Thu/Fri 12-13 December 2019 2 £695 Fully booked
Thu/Fri 16-17 January 2020 2 £695 Book places
Tue/Wed 04-05 February 2020 2 £795 Book places
Thu/Fri 12-13 March 2020 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 26-27 March 2020 2 £795 Book places
Tue/Wed 12-13 May 2020 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 14-15 May 2020 2 £795 Book places
Tue/Wed 16-17 June 2020 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 18-19 June 2020 2 £795 Book places
Thu/Fri 23-24 July 2020 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 13-14 August 2020 2 £795 Book places
Tue/Wed 08-09 September 2020 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 24-25 September 2020 2 £795 Book places
Tue/Wed 06-07 October 2020 2 £695 Book places
Tue/Wed 10-11 November 2020 2 £795 Book places
Thu/Fri 19-20 November 2020 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 10-11 December 2020 2 £795 Book places
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14/11
03/12
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16/01
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12/03
26/03
12/05
14/05
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18/06
23/07
13/08
08/09
24/09
06/10
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19/11
10/12

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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