This two-day course will provide you with the skills you need to create useful, dynamic, interactive reports that visualise your data using Power BI dashboards.
These visualisations can be used to provide insights that will help your business improve its performance.
This course is designed for anyone with responsibility of creating reports using organisational data.
Ideally, you should have some knowledge of Excel and Office 365.
Introduction to Power BI
Including the ways in which you can use Power BI to create insightful reports, the limitations of Power BI and the licensing options.
How to create Data Sets for a Report
This topic includes how to connect different data sources to Power BI and how to combine them within your reporting. It also includes editing Data Queries.
Visualising the Data
In this module, you will cover how to create a variety of charts, maps, tables, cards, and matrices to visualise your data.
Creating Multiple Page Reports
During this module you will learn how to create multiple page reports and the use of filters and when to use a filter.
Publishing & Sharing Reports
This module will cover the publishing and sharing of reports and how you can automate scheduled reports.
Once you have mastered reports we will cover the creation of Dashboards in Power BI and how these can be used and shared.
Using DAX (Data Analysis Expressions)
In the final module we cover the use of DAX including measures, calculated columns, using DAX in dynamic reports and some advanced DAX features.
We are happy to run private Power BI courses at your offices, at our Manchester office, or at a venue to suit you.
The course content can be adapted to suit your requirements. Our trainer will contact you to discuss what you are looking to achieve and the level of prior knowledge the delegates have.
Private Power BI courses are ideal if you have a number of people to train, or you want a different course outline; or simply can't make the dates of the public scheduled courses.
Private classroom-based courses are available from £690 plus VAT
Private Online Power BI courses are available from £450 + VAT (6 Hours).
Creating visualisations from your data including:
The timings of our online courses vary and because we only have 6 delegates on these courses we can be flexible.
The standard timings for the Power BI Online course are as follows:
9.15am | Sign in - to check everyone is up ad running on the software (MS Teams)
9.30am | Start - First session
11.00am | 15 min break
11.15am | Second session
12.45am | 45 min break
1.30pm | Third session
3.00pm | 15 min break
3.15pm | Fourth session
4.30pm | Finish & Q&A
4.45pm | End
Private & Public courses in Power BI can be held at our Manchester training venue.
The courses run 9.30am to 4.30pm at:
Greenheys Business Centre
Manchester Science Park
Free visitor parking is available at car park at the front of Greenheys building.
Manchester Oxford Road Train Station - 15 min walk
Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 30 min walk
Please let us know in advance if you have any mobility issues and will need any assistance. Disabled parking is provided.
More Information about our Manchester training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Manchester Training Page
Our public Power BI courses in Birmingham are usually ran from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm at:
Parking is available at Faraday Wharf and is located on Love Lane off Holt Street. Please note that parking here is charged and subject to availability.
Both Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham Moor Street rail stations are situated just a short 15-minute walk away from the Innovation Birmingham Campus.
More Information about our Birmingham training courses, along with a map, can be found on our Birmingham Training page