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Power Platform Training Courses

Learn how to create reports in Power BI, create mobile or tablet apps in Power Apps and how to automate your work in Power Automate (all these are members of the Power Platform suite of tools from Microsoft).

More about our Power Platform training

The main Microsoft Power Platform tools are as follows:

Application

Notes

Power BI

Create visual, interactive reports which you can then publish to your organisation's website (or to a public site). 

Power Apps

Create applications to run on a mobile phone or tablet, with the ability to write back to the underlying data sources.

Power Automate

Automate time-consuming manual tasks within Power BI, whether on your desktop (with Power Automate Desktop) or in the cloud (with Power Automate).

You can see a comparison of Power Automate and Power Automate Desktop in this blog, to help you choose which one you might be interested in.

Our Power Platform Courses

We run the following introductory Power Platform courses:

Course

What you'll learn

Introduction to Power BI

How to create visually interactive reports, including importing data, transforming it using Query Editor, creating visuals such as tables, matrices and charts, filtering data (for example, using slicers) and creating calculated columns and basic maps.

Power Apps

How to create applications for mobile phones and tablets.

Power Automate Desktop

How to create flows to automate things that you do at your computer.

Power Automate

How to create flows to automate things that you do in the cloud, such as linking to SharePoint and Teams.

In addition, we have the following more advanced courses listed on our site:

Course

Notes

DAX

Learn how to create measures and calculated columns using DAX.

Advanced Power BI (Reports)

Learn some more advanced features of creating Power BI reports, including bookmarks, tooltips and dynamic formatting.

Advanced Power BI (Data)

Learn more about some of the advanced features for transforming data in Power Query, as well as other advanced topics to do with data modelling in Power BI.

Finally, for those wanting to accelerate their learning we run the following three-day fast-track courses:

Course

Notes

Fast-track Power BI

Attempting to cover all of the two-day Introduction to Power BI and parts of the two-day Advanced Power BI courses (Reports and  Data) in three busy days.

Fast-track DAX

In a similar vein, this three-day course aims to combine our two-day Introduction to DAX and two-day Introduction to Power BI courses.

Fast-track Power Automate

All of the contents of our two-day Introduction to Power Automate course, plus adaptive cards, subflows, Microsoft Graph and much more on expressions.

10 things our courses include

Each of our scheduled courses (whether classroom or online) includes:

  1. Small course sizes - we have a maximum of 6 people on each classroom or online course.
  2. A trainer! And not just anyone - our courses are only ever given by full-time Wise Owls.
  3. Full colour courseware and exercises of oustanding quality.
  4. A no cancellation guarantee (once you've booked and confirmed your training course, it will run).
  5. A one gigabyte USB stick, containing course files, answers to exercises and (by the end of the course) your answers too, together with a nice pen.
  6. Unofficial help after the course (although we don't have a dedicated post-course support line, in practice trainers will be happy to answer the odd ad hoc question after a course has taken place).
  7. A certificate sent out digitally or in paper form (your choice) after each course, together with (for tailored courses) the trainer's thoughts on how the course went.

In addition, our classroom courses also include:

  1. A computer for each delegate (obviously).
  2. Lunch out each day at a local restaurant (chosen on the day of the course, after discussion!).
  3. Unlimited refreshments during the day, including Tassimo or Nespresso coffee and a range of biscuits and snacks to keep you going through those dark afternoon hours.

Still not convinced? You can read hundreds of testimonials to the quality of our training (all attributed and added in the last 3 years.

Scheduled Power Platform training dates

Here are the next Power Platform courses we have scheduled:

Course Dates Days Venue Price Booking
Introduction to Power BI Thu/Fri 25-26 July 2024 25-26 Jul 2 Online £825 Book places
Advanced Power BI Data Thu/Fri 25-26 July 2024 25-26 Jul 2 Online £950 Book places
Power Automate Desktop Thu/Fri 25-26 July 2024 25-26 Jul 2 Online £825 Book places
DAX for Power BI Mon/Tue 29-30 July 2024 29-30 Jul 2 Online £950 Book places
Fast track Power BI and DAX Mon/Wed 29-31 July 2024 29-31 Jul 3 Online £1,295 Book places
Advanced Power BI Reports Thu/Fri 01-02 August 2024 01-02 Aug 2 Online £950 Book places
Introduction to Power BI Mon/Tue 05-06 August 2024 05-06 Aug 2 Online £825 Book places
Introduction to Power Automate Mon/Tue 05-06 August 2024 05-06 Aug 2 Online £825 Book places
Fast track Power BI Wed/Fri 07-09 August 2024 07-09 Aug 3 Online £1,295 Book places
Power Automate Desktop Tue/Wed 20-21 August 2024 20-21 Aug 2 Online £825 Book places

All prices exclude VAT. If you can't see the dates you want, don't forget that you always have the option of arranging onsite training at your offices (we'll even provide the computers and projector).

Other Power Platform training resources

There are many ways in which we can help you learn Power Platform!

Exercises

We have exercises published on our website for all of the main Power Platform software applications.

Blogs

Have a look at our blogs on the various parts of Microsoft's Power Platform.

Videos

Take some time to watch some of our Power Platform videos.

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