Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

Get, Combine, Transform, Load, Visual, Publish and Share

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

As technology progresses and becomes more interwoven with our businesses and lives, more data is collected about business and personal activities. This era of "big data" is a direct result of the popularity and growth of cloud computing, which provides an abundance of computational power and storage, allowing organizations of all sorts to capture and store data. Leveraging that data effectively can provide timely insights and competitive advantages.

Creating data-backed visualizations is key for data scientists, or any professional, to explore, analyze, and report insights and trends from data. Microsoft Power BI software is designed for this purpose. Power BI was built to connect to a wide range of data sources, and it enables users to quickly create visualizations of connected data to gain insights, show trends, and create reports. Power BI's data connection capabilities and visualization features go far beyond those that can be found in spreadsheets, enabling users to create compelling and interactive worksheets, dashboards, and stories that bring data to life and turn data into thoughtful action.

This Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI training course will highlight:

  • Work with huge separate databases
  • Combine data from different sources
  • Use DAX to create calculated fields for slicing and dicing data
  • Create visually appealing analytical models
  • Publish dashboards through Power BI
  • You will finally start to get value from the huge data available to your organization

Course details

At the end of this Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI training course, you will learn to:

  • Analyze data with self-service BI
  • Connect to data sources
  • Perform data cleaning, profiling, and shaping
  • Visualize data with Power BI
  • Enhance data analysis by adding and customizing visual elements
  • Model data with calculations
  • Create interactive visualizations

This training course is practical with hands-on training on MS Power BI Desktop. 20% of the course is theory built. 80% uses MS Power BI. Laptops will be made available duration of the training. In addition, the book 'Microsoft Power BI “Will be distributed at the course, in electronic copies

Power BI - Microsoft product has become one of the most popular data analytics platforms in the world. What makes the platform so special? Here are seven key benefits of Power BI for your organisation:

  • Power BI can provide business intelligence for all
  • Power BI brings data to life (interactivity)
  • Power BI is secure
  • Power BI easily connects to many data sources
  • Power BI has artificial intelligence capabilities
  • Power BI is constantly improved
  • Power BI apps – an excellent means of sharing content

Power BI is a phenomenal tool for companies looking to launch, organize, and/or grow their business intelligence efforts. Professional will gain very useful benefits using Power BI, like:

  • Improve the skills for professionals in a variety of job roles
  • Let team perform numerical or general data analysis
  • Let professionals shaping and combining data for the purpose of analysis
  • Provide them with alternative ways to analyze business data, visualize insights, and share those insights with peers across the enterprise
  • Capturing and reporting on data to peers, executives, and clients

This Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Financial Analysts, Chief Financial Officers, Financial Government Officials, Accountants, Credit Analysts, Budgeting and Planning Specialist, Corporate Finance Analysts, Corporate Finance Lawyers
  • Chief Executive Officers, Board Members, Regulators, Private Equity Managers, Strategic Planners, Trustees
  • Insurance Specialists and Actuaries, Investment Bankers, Venture Capitalists, Bank Lending Officers
  • Risk Managers, Compliance Officers, Internal Auditors
  • Management Consultants, Marketing Officers

Daily Agenda

DAY 1 :
Getting Started with Microsoft Data Analytics
  • Getting started with Microsoft data analytic
  • Data analytics and Microsoft
  • Getting started with Power BI
  • Get data in Power BI
  • Get data from various data sources
  • Optimize performance
  • Resolve data errors
DAY 2:
Create visually appealing analytical models.
  • Create reports
  • Design a report
  • Enhance the report
  • Clean, transform, and load data in Power BI
  • Data shaping
  • Data profiling
  • Enhance the data structure
DAY 3:
Create Model Calculations using DAX in Power BI
  • Design a data model in Power BI
  • Introduction to data modeling
  • Working with tables
  • Dimensions and hierarchies
  • Create model calculations using DAX in Power BI
  • Introduction to DAX
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Advanced DAX
DAY 4:
Optimize Model Performance
  • Optimize model performance
  • Optimize the data model for performance
  • Optimize direct query models
  • Create dashboards
  • Perform advanced analytics
  • Advanced analytics
  • Data insights through AI visuals
DAY 5:
Publish Dashboards Through Power BI
  • Create and manage workspaces
  • Creating workspaces
  • Sharing and managing assets
  • Manage datasets in Power BI
  • Parameters
  • Datasets

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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