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Microsoft Power BI for Beginners: Get Started with Power BI

Learn to analyze data and create beautiful dashboards with this Microsoft Power BI beginners course

Course Description

**This course includes practice exercise files and LIFETIME access**

Learn Microsoft Power BI with this brilliant beginner course from Microsoft experts Simon Sez IT.

Power BI is an incredibly powerful, self-service Business Intelligence (BI) solution from Microsoft. It is the perfect Business Intelligence tool for people with limited technical experience.

In this Power BI course, we start by looking at Power Query, and how to use this tool to organize and clean our data. We then show you how to build a Data Model and relate separate tables. After that, we teach you all about the data analysis language DAX in Power BI. Finally, we look at how to present this data using the charts and graphs available.

In this course you will learn:

  • What is Power BI and why you should be using it.

  • To import CSV and Excel files into Power BI Desktop.

  • How to use Merge Queries to fetch data from other queries.

  • How to create relationships between the different tables of the data model.

  • All about DAX including using the COUTROWS, CALCULATE, and SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR functions.

  • All about using the card visual to create summary information.

  • How to use other visuals such as clustered column charts, maps, and trend graphs.

  • How to use Slicers to filter your reports.

  • How to use themes to format your reports quickly and consistently.

  • How to edit the interactions between your visualizations and filter at visualization, page, and report level.

***Exercise and demo files included***

This course includes:

  1. 4+ hours of video tutorials

  2. 45 individual video lectures

  3. Exercise files to practice what you learned

  4. Certificate of completion
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"Brilliant course. I'm quite new to the world of POWER and this course has shown me what it can do in a way that a newbie can understand.  Recommended. I will be looking for other courses by them."

- Andrew

"Very detailed course, really enjoyed the Power BI course. Simon has done a really good job explaining each process step. Looking forward to completing additional Power BI courses for advanced techniques."

- Martin

"I would highly recommend. The course was informative and easy to follow."

- Thomas

"Great match! Learning so much and I love the quick step by step videos."

- Vikki

Who this course is for:

  • Advanced Excel users


Goals

  • How to create stunning, interactive dashboards with Power BI
  • How to share your analysis and dashboards using Power Bi Online
  • To import CSV and Excel files into Power BI Desktop
  • All about DAX including using the COUTROWS, CALCULATE, and SAMEPERIODLASTYEAR functions
  • All about using the card visual to create summary information
  • How to create amazing visuals, such as clustered column charts, maps, and trend graphs
  • How to use Slicers to filter your reports
  • How to edit the interactions between your visualizations and filter at visualization, page, and report level

Prerequisites

  • A good knowledge of MS Excel is advised but not necessary
  • Power BI Desktop installed on your machine is required to take the practice exercises
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Curriculum

  • Welcome and Overview
    02:51
    Preview
  • What is Power BI?
    04:22
    Preview
  • Install Power BI Desktop
    02:08
    Preview
  • A Tour of BI Desktop
    06:54
  • Explore Commonly Used Power BI Options
    05:23
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    Excellent course for biginners

Microsoft Power BI for Beginners: Get Started with Power BI
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  • 4 hours
  • 46 Lectures
  • 1 Resources
  • Completion Certificate Sample Certificate
  • Lifetime Access Yes
  • Language English
  • 30-Days Money Back Guarantee

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