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Getting to Know Power BI

Answer Critical Business Questions with Power BI
Gaelim Holland
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The students will become familiar with data visualization and developing business insights using Microsoft Power BI.
Microsoft Power BI

If you are familiar with the field of data visualization, you would have heard of Power BI as a visualization tool. However, this is not an equal comparison since data visualization is a small part of this tool and a data analyst work. Among data professionals such as analyst, DBA, and data science. Power BI provides a more robust set of solutions around data preparation and data modeling.

This is an overview course is design to help analysts develop a working knowledge of Microsoft Power BI.  This course will cover the fundamentals of loading data, transforming data, building graphs and dashboards. The course will allow the user to create interactivity for the end-users to deliver excellent business insights through data visualizations.

Microsoft Power BI Fundamentals

Load in Data and Getting to Know Power BI

This will be your first step in getting to know Power BI. Learn how to load data into Power BI and become familiar with the tool. Please find the single data source that we will be used throughout the course.

Hierarchies and Drilling

You will learn how to create hierarchies to drill up and down a visualization to reveal different levels of granularity.

Your First Graphs

You will embark on creating your first graphs in Power BI.  You will learn how easy it is to make remarkable visualizations and become familiar with the visualization pane.

Custom Hierarchies

In this section, you will make your own custom hierarchies to drill up and down different levels of granularity.

Slicers and FIlters

Slicers and filters are the foundation of any good dashboard. Learn how to build great interactive experience with slicers and filters.

Styling Charts

Learn how to become more familiar with the visualization pane with custom formatting, colors, and sizings.

Calculated Columns

Learn how to create virtual columns in your data model that provide new data and insights.

Replacing Values

Learn how to utilize the Query Editor to find and replace values in your underlining data.

Calculated Measures

DAX is the key to Power BI's business intelligence learn how to make simple DAX calculations to provide new insights.

Styling Maps

Maps are a great way to show geographic data. Learn how to style and choose the best map for your purposes.

Conditional Formating

Learn how to use conditional format to further customize visuals and create key performance indicators.

Segments and Filters

Segments and Filters allow you a quick way to focus your end-users attention on the most relevant data.

Customizing Visuals and Dashboard Structure

Creating a dashboard is where Power BI excels. Learn how to bring it all together into a functional dashboard.

Shapes, Backgrounds and Wallpaper

Learn how to make your visualization pop by adding shapes, backgrounds and wallpapers.

Dashboard Styling

Learn how to take your dashboard to the next level with custom buttons, sliders, and other elements.

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