Power BI Fundamentals

Beginning 1/2 day


In this course you will learn to

  • Provide an overview of the overall Power BI platform
  • Connect to source data
  • Transform the data into an optimal model for reporting
  • Create and publish a report

Included in this course

  • Hands-on exercises
  • Course manual
  • Certified ADA section 508 compliant (self-paced)

Suggested attendees

Business analysts. No previous experience required.

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Course Outline

  • Discuss the Power BI framework and development workflow
  • Tour the Power BI Desktop interface
  • Data sourcing basics
    • Connect to a data source
    • Import data
  • Discuss and perform basic transformations in Power BI
  • Data modeling fundamentals
    • Discuss data modeling concepts
    • Create relationships and calculations
  • Create visualizations
    • Discuss the environment for creating visualizations
    • Create a report with visualizations and slicers
  • Publish to the Power BI service
    • Review the Power BI service
    • Publish a report to the Power BI service