Data Analysis using Power BI Desktop - Level 1 - Report Builder

Level: Foundation

This course lays the foundation for Power BI Report Builders. Report Builders will learn everything they need to create highly effective stand-alone and multi-page narrative reports using data sources that are created using Power BI Desktop. This course covers the use of both the Power BI Desktop application as well as the Power BI Service.

Key Features of this Power BI Report Builder Training:

  • Power BI Desktop
  • Supports Power BI Pro

You Will Learn How To:

  • What Is Power BI for the Cloud
  • What is a Power BI Report
  • Building Power BI Desktop Reports
  • Report Filtering
  • Understanding Power BI Data Models
  • Gathering Report Data
  • Data Model Functions
  • Introducing the Power BI Service
  • Building Power BI Service Dashboards
  • Using Q & A (Cortana)
  • Sharing Reports & Dashboards

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  • 2-day instructor-led training course
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Power BI Report Builder Course Information

  • Recommended Experience

    • Basic reporting knowledge
    • Basic understanding of data
  • Prerequisite

    General understanding of reporting requirements and a basic understanding of data base concepts is useful, but not required.

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Note: This course runs for 2 Days

  • Mar 2 - 3 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST Bellevue, WA / Online (Adobe Connect) Bellevue, WA / Online (Adobe Connect) Reserve Your Seat

  • May 11 - 12 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT Online (Adobe Connect) Online (Adobe Connect) Reserve Your Seat

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Power BI Report Builder Course Outline

  • Module 1 : Introducing Power BI

    • What Is Power BI for the Cloud
    • Power BI Key Features
    • Self-Service BI Model
    • Power BI Components

    Module 2 : Defining a Report

    • What is a Power BI Report?
    • Defining a Report
    • Data-Driven Storytelling

    Module 3 : Building Power BI Desktop Reports

    • Power BI Desktop Design Interface  
    • Creating Reports
    • Report Visualizations
    • Formatting Visualizations
    • Report Final Touches

    Module 4 : Report Filtering

    • Drill-down & Data Actions
    • Filters
    • Visual Interactions
    • Slicers and Advance Card Visuals 
    • Bookmarks & Buttons

    Module 5 : Understanding Power BI Data Models

    • Understanding Data Terminology
    • Understanding Tables
    • Understanding Relationships
    • Diagnosing Data Models
    • Data Model Schemas

    Module 6 : Gathering Report Data

    • Data Queries vs Data Models
    • Viewing & Refreshing a Data Source
    • Modifying Report Data

    Module 7 : Data Model Functions

    • What is DAX?
    • Calculated Columns
    • DAX Functions

    Module 8 : Introducing the Power BI Service

    • Power BI Service Interface
    • Connecting to Data Sources
    • Uploading & Updating PBIX Reports
    • Refreshing Power BI Data
    • Power BI Service Report Interface Components

    Module 9 : Building Power BI Service Dashboards

    • Dashboard Components
    • Building Dashboards
    • Organizing Dashboard Elements

    Module 10 : Using Q & A (Cortana)

    • Understanding Q & A
    • Modifying Q & A Results
    • Pinning Q & A results to a Dashboard

    Module 11 : Sharing Reports & Dashboards

    • Sharing Content
    • App Workspaces
    • Managing App Workplace & Audit Content  

    Module 12 : Appendix A: Power BI Roles and Security

    • Power BI Roles

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Power BI Report Builder Training FAQs

  • What is Power BI Report Builder?

    Power BI Report Builder is a tool for authoring paginated reports.

  • Can I learn to analyze data in Power BI Desktop online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available online, in person, or as Private Team Training.

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