Introduction to Power BI

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PBI-100 (2 Days)
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Power BI Training Overview

This Intro to Power BI training class teaches how to build and share Power BI dashboards. Attendees learn how to shape, combine, and present visualizations of their data for maximum impact. Participants can take their new skills and immediately apply them to their current projects.

Note: Combine this course with our 3-day Intermediate Power BI class for an interactive 5-day comprehensive deep-dive into Power BI.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

Power BI Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Navigate the Power BI service
  • Integrate Power BI with other Office 365 services
  • Use workspaces
  • Prepare data for building reports
  • Design your Power BI reports for maximum clarity and impact
  • Generate actionable insights from your data
  • Create and style Power BI dashboards

Power BI Training Outline

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Overview & Eco System
  • What is Power BI?
  • What is Power BI service?
  • How does Power BI fit in your role?
  • Working in Power BI service
  • Use cases for Power BI service
  • Future of Power BI
Licensing for Power BI
  • End user licensing with O365
  • Difference between Pro and Free
  • Premium licensing
    • Capacities and the importance
Navigating the Power BI Service
Collaborating in the Power BI Service
  • Leveraging comments
  • Subscribed email alerts
Integration with other O365 services
  • Power Apps
  • Visio
  • Flow
Business Use Cases
Key Concepts and Terminology
Understanding Workspaces and How to Use Them
  • My Workspace
  • Workspaces
Preparing Data for Building Reports
  • Data preparation
  • Connecting to external data sources
  • Importing data sources
  • How to share datasets
Visualization and Design
  • How to captivate an audience
  • Styling best practices
  • How to tell a story with data
Building Reports in the Power BI Service
  • Using the Report Editor
  • Connecting to data sources
  • Understanding datasets and data refresh
  • Filters and highlighting
  • Building simple charts
  • Choosing the right visuals
  • Optimizing for mobile
  • Designing report best practices
  • Dynamic interaction with a report
  • Exporting Reports
  • Publish and share your work
  • Leveraging Bookmarks
  • Automate report delivery
Gain Business Insights From Your Data
  • Using Quick insights
  • Create Q&A questions
  • Leverage Q&A for ad-hoc visualization
  • Optimize data for quick insights
Creating and Formatting Power BI Dashboards
  • Understanding tile interaction
  • Live reports
  • Kinds of tiles
  • Positioning tiles
  • Designing a dashboard
Dataflows
  • What are dataflows?
  • How do they integrate with your organization
  • Connecting to different data sources
  • Building a dataflow
  • Sharing it with others
  • Building reports from dataflows
Power BI Apps
  • What is an app?
  • Advantages of using apps
  • How to build an app and share it with others
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

PBI-100

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior experience is presumed. 

Training Materials:

All Power BI training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • At least 8 GB RAM
  • At least 10 GB free disk space
  • 64-bit Windows 8 or later, or Windows Server 2012 or later, with the latest service pack updates.

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Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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