Beginners Guide to Power BI

Build a solid foundation in using Power BI.

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An outline of this training course

This Beginner Guide to Power BI course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the Power BI platform. We will explore the key components of Power BI, including data modeling, DAX formulas, query editing, and data visualization.

By the end of this course, you will be able to define the components of Power BI and their functions, apply data modeling techniques for effective analysis, understand DAX formulas for data calculations, utilize the query editor for data transformation and cleaning, and create interactive visualizations in Power BI service.

As a data analyst, this course will provide you with the necessary skills to work with Power BI, one of the leading business intelligence tools used in the industry. You will learn how to connect to data sources, transform data, and create compelling visualizations that can be used to gain insights and make informed decisions.

The application of Power BI skills is vast, including creating a sales dashboard to track key performance indicators (KPIs), analyzing customer behavior to improve marketing campaigns, and monitoring inventory levels to optimize supply chain management. By the end of this course, you will have the skills necessary to create meaningful and actionable insights from your data using Power BI.


What are needed to take this course 

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Who is the course for

This course is useful for data analysts seeking to learn the basics of Power BI and its components, including data modeling, DAX formulas, query editing, and data visualization.


Details of what you will learn during this course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Define Power BI components & their functions
  • Apply data modeling techniques for effective analysis
  • Understand DAX formulas for data calculations
  • Utilize the query editor for data transformation and cleaning
  • Learn best practices for data visualization


What you get with the course

  • A two-hour plus self-paced video training
  • Resource packs that include data source files


Program Level

Beginner


Field(s) of Study

Computer Software & App


Instruction Delivery Method

QAS Self-study


***This course was published in May 2023


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Curriculum
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Course Overview


2

Resources

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3

Introduction

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4

Power Query

Free

5

Data Modeling

Free

6

DAX Calculations

Free

7

Reports & Visualizations

Free

8

Online Service

Free

9

Frequently Asked Questions

Free

10

Course Wrap Up


11

Your Feedback

Free

12

Certfication

Free

13

Continuous Learning


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Sam McKay

CEO & Founder

  • Sam is Enterprise DNA's CEO & Founder. He helps individuals and organizations develop data-driven cultures and create enterprise value by delivering business intelligence training and education on Microsoft’s Power BI platform
  • He partners with business decision-makers and analysts across all industries and business functions.

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