Power BI TrainingMicrosoft Power BI Interactive Data Visualizations

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 2 day(s)      Public Class Price: $1240/person (USD)      Group Onsite Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Power BI


Power BI Training
Microsoft Power BI transforms your company data into rich visuals that facilitate new ways of thinking about andorganizing your data, so that you can focus on what is important to achieving your goals. This course covers bothPower BI On Line and Power BI desktop.
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  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite at Your Office How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office is a great solution.  Request Free Quote

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Public Corporate Classes - Live Online: Our Location or Yours How It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend in a local computer lab or from your home/office. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

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  Detailed Course Topics

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Course Topics

AUDIENCE

This course is intended for Business Managers, Report Developers, Analysts, Project Managers and Team Leads.

AT COURSE COMPLETION

Upon completing this course, students will have a basic understanding of the topics below, as well as an ability to
utilize and implement the concepts learned.

Power BI
Power BI Desktop
Working with CSV, TXT, and Excel Worksheets
Connecting to Databases
Merging, Grouping, Summarizing, and Calculating Data
Reporting
Power BI Online

COURSE OUTLINE

MODULE 1: COURSE OVERVIEW


This module explains how the class will be structured and introduces course materials and additional administrative
information.


Lessons

Introduction
Course Materials
Facilities
Prerequisites
What We'll Be Discussing


Lab 1: COURSE OVERVIEW

None
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Successfully log into their virtual machine.
Have a full understanding of what the course intends to cover.


MODULE 2: POWER BI



In this module, we will explain what Power BI provides, examine the products available and what they bring to the
table, and cover how Power BI updates are provided.


Lessons

What is Power BI?
Examining Power BI Suite of Products
Identifying Differences Between Products
Understanding Power BI Updates
Lab 1: POWER BI

None
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand Power BI.
Understand the differences between products.
Understand Power BI updates.


MODULE 3: POWER BI DESKTOP



In this module, we will examine the steps necessary to install Power BI Desktop, explore the interface, discuss the
available file types, and data sources, and discuss how to configure data refresh settings. We will also cover the
available data types and discuss best practices in utilizing them.


Lessons

Installing Power BI Desktop
Exploring the Power BI Desktop Interface
Utilizing File Types; PBIX vs PBIT
Examining Data Sources
Discussing Data Refresh
Understanding Data Types
Lab 1: POWER BI DESKTOP

Introduction to Power BI
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand and utilize installing Power BI Desktop.
Understand and utilize PBIX and PBIT file types.
Understand data sources, data refresh, and data types.


MODULE 4: WORKING WITH CSV, TXT AND EXCEL WORKSHEETS



In this module, we will examine importing data, transforming data, loading data, and manipulating data using CSV,
TXT, and Excel Worksheets. Power BI handles these files types with ease.


Lessons

Importing Data
Transforming Data
Loading Data
Appending Operations
Working with Folders and Files
Using Pivot Tables
Lab 1: WORKING WITH CSV, TXT AND EXCEL WORKSHEETS

Importing, Transforming, and Loading Data
Appending Operations
Working with Folders and Files
Using Pivot Tables


After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand and utilize importing, transforming, and loading data.
Understand and utilize appending operations.
Understand and utilize working with folders and files.
Understand and utilize using Pivot Tables.


MODULE 5: CONNECTING TO DATABASES



In this module, we will explore the process of connecting to databases and also examine relationships.


Lessons

Working with Relational Data
Understanding Relationships
Importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional and Tabular
Lab 1: CONNECTING TO DATABASES

Importing From SQL Server and Examining Relationships
Importing From SSAS Multidimensional
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand and utilize importing from SQL Server and examining relationships.
Understand relationships.
Understand and utilize importing from SSAS Multidimensional.


MODULE 6: MERGING, GROUPING, SUMMARIZING, AND CALCULATING DATA



In this module, we will discuss why merges have been difficult in the past, examine how much easier they are to
utilize today, and explore grouping, summarizing and calculating options.


Lessons

Understanding the Issues with Merges
Performing Merges
Grouping Options
Summarizing
Calculating
Lab 1: MERGING, GROUPING, SUMMARIZING, AND CALCULATING DATA

Performing Merges
Grouping and Summarizing
Calculating
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand and utilize performing merges.
Understand and utilize grouping and summarizing.
Understand and utilize calculating.


MODULE 7: REPORTING



In this module, we will create a report and examine the visualization options.



Lessons

Creating Reports
Utilizing the Matrix Visualization
Utilizing the Map Visualization
Utilizing the Card Visualization
Utilizing the Chart Visualization
Utilizing Slicers
Publishing to Power BI Online
Lab 1: REPORTING

Creating Reports
Utilizing the Matrix Visualization
Utilizing the Map Visualization
Utilizing the Card Visualization
Utilizing the Chart Visualization
Utilizing Slicers
Publishing to Power BI Online
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand and utilize creating reports.
Understand and utilize the matrix visualization.
Understand and utilize the map visualization.
Understand and utilize the card visualization.
Understand and utilize the chart visualization.
Understand and utilize slicers.
Understand and utilize publishing to Power BI Online.


MODULE 8: POWER BI ONLINE



In this module, we will explore what Power BI Online is and examine the features available, then discuss mobile
options.


Lessons

Introduction to Power BI Online
Importing Data
Creating Reports
Configuring Dashboards
Sharing Reports and Dashboards
Exploring Power BI Mobile
Lab 1: POWER BI ONLINE

Exploring the Power BI Online Interface
Importing Excel (.xlsx or .xlsm), Comma Separated Value (.csv), and Power BI Desktop (.pbix) Files
Creating a Report
Adding Filters to a Report
Adding KPIs to a Report
Creating a Dashboard
Pinning Tiles
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Understand and utilize exploring the Power BI Online interface.
Understand and utilize importing data.
Understand and utilize creating reports.
Understand and utilize adding filters to a report.
Understand and utilize adding KPI’s to a report.
Understand and utilize creating a dashboard.
Understand and utilize pinning tiles.
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite training is a perfect option for you. We'll come onsite to your office so you don't have to travel. You'll be able to fully customize a course to your needs. Lastly, you can save per student versus our public classes.

How Onsite Training Works

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office and personally train the students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

Request a Free Onsite Quote


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