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Quick Look Course Summary:Microsoft Power BI Basics Training Course
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  • Length: 3 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 16,700.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 11,644.28 EX VAT 10 Person R 7,836.00 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:Non-Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

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    Course Introduction

    Power BI is a cloud-based suite of business analytics tools that lets anyone connect to, visualize, and analyze data with greater speed, efficiency, and understanding. It connects users to a broad range of live data through easy to-use dashboards, provides interactive reports, and delivers compelling visualizations that bring data to life.    

    Microsoft Power BI transforms your company data into rich visuals that facilitate new ways of thinking about and organizing your data, so that you can focus on what is important to achieving your goals.  

    Course Outline

    Lesson 1: Course Overview Lesson 2: Power BI

    • What is Power BI?
    • Examining Power BI Suite of Products
    • Identifying Differences Between Products
    • Understanding Power BI Updates

    Lesson 3: Power BI Desktop

    • 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

    Lesson 4: Working With CSV, TXT and Excel Worksheets

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

    Lesson 5: Connecting to Databases

    • Working with Relational Data
    • Understanding Relationships
    • Importing from SQL Server Analysis Services Multidimensional and Tabular

    Lesson 6: Merging, Grouping, Summarizing, And Calculating Data

    • Understanding the Issues with Merges
    • Performing Merges
    • Grouping Options
    • Summarizing
    • Calculating

    Lesson 7: 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

    Lesson 8: Power BI Online

    • Introduction to Power BI Online
    • Importing Data
    • Creating Reports
    • Configuring Dashboards
    • Sharing Reports and Dashboards
    • Exploring Power BI Mobile


    Course Duration

    3 Days


    “…Changed my perspective on some of the old analytic tools…” Delegate -Big SA Mining Group

    “Impowered with the use of Power BI…Value Adding…” Delegate -Big SA Mining Group

    “I learnt a lot and enjoyed the training. Presentation style was excellent…It was an eye opener” – Delegate Takeover Regulation Panel


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