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Classroom training -  Introduction to Power BI

Classroom Training

Introduction to Power BI

Classroom training course - online version also available

£695 + VAT for most venues (£795 + 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);
  • how to create calculated columns using the basic DAX language; and
  • how to work with calendars in Power BI.

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:Thu 21 October 2021
  • Introduction to Power BI course timesTime:10.00-16.30

Course Contents

The contents of this course are as follows:

Basic reports

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

Data sources

  • SQL Server / databases
  • Excel / text files
  • Websites and web services

Formatting visualisations

  • The formatting panes
  • Conditional formatting

Charts

  • Working with charts
  • Specific chart type issues
  • Grouping and binning

Other types of visualisation

  • Working with matrices
  • Working with cards

Dashboard visualisations

  • Gauges
  • Single-number visualisations
  • KPIs

Query editor

  • Filtering rows
  • Manipulating columns
  • Working with data types

More on query editor

  • Creating new columns
  • Introducing the M language

Multiple tables

  • Relationships
  • Filter directions

Filtering data

  • Slicers
  • Visualisation level filters

Drill-down

  • Interactions
  • "See records" feature

Drill-through filtering

  • Adding drillthrough filters
  • Back buttons

Overview of maps

  • The types of map
  • Geo-location
  • Disadvantages of ArcGIS
  • Other mapping visuals

Calculated columns

  • Adding columns
  • IF and SWITCH
  • The RELATED function

Publishing reports

  • Power BI accounts
  • Power BI files (PBIX)

Power BI Service

  • Publishing
  • Dashboards and tiles
  • Sharing reports

App workspaces

  • Creating app workspaces
  • Publishing apps

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).

"I thought the course was excellent. Will definitely use again."

Claire Mark (Sage Publishing)

"Really enjoyed the course. The tutor lead the course at a great pace & helped where I needed additional explanation. Loads of info on the website about the course & provider & also loads of reviews."

Kate Davidson (Blue Machinery (Spares) Ltd)

"An amazing trainer, very knowledgeable and professional (he is funny as well). Overall Wise Owl have delivered the best training I've ever had. My manager recommended Wise Owl in the first place. After my SQL and Power BI training I know why he speaks so highly of you guys. We are very happy with the trainings provided. Looking forward to coming back. Thank you all!"

Cristina Schmidt (Wiggin LLP)

"Good pace to the course, well delivered. Ideal sized groups, keeps the course personal and enable it to move at a good pace. Good feedback from other people in the company that had attended courses.(Intro SQL) Good course content. Like the aspect of lunch out of the building. (Adv SQL) Course well paced, good material with plenty of examples. (Intro PBI)"

Richard Sutcliffe (Cormar Carpets)

"Excellent training, well paced and engaging delivery of the training."

Andy Dowling (Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman)

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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
Thu/Fri 21-22 October 2021 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 18-19 November 2021 2 £795 Book places
Mon/Tue 06-07 December 2021 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 09-10 December 2021 2 £795 Book places
Thu/Fri 10-11 February 2022 2 £695 Book places
Tue/Wed 15-16 February 2022 2 £795 Book places
Mon/Tue 21-22 March 2022 2 £695 Book places
Thu/Fri 07-08 April 2022 2 £795 Book places
Date(s) Venue
21/10
18/11
06/12
09/12
10/02
15/02
21/03
07/04

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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