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Power BI Introduction for Excel Users
In this course, you will take data from Excel into Power BI then transform, shape and model the data. You will also create and publish reports on the Power BI cloud service.
The objective of the Power BI Introduction course is to review the essential skills needed to take data from Excel into Power BI then transform and shape the data, model the data, create reports, then publish the reports on the Power BI cloud service.** NOTE: This class also available as a Microsoft Official Course **While this course is designed for average end users needing to learn essential Power BI skills, we also offer a more in-depth 4-day course titled DA-100 Analyzing Data with Power BI. It is for IT professionals and power users who want a deeper dive into the material and/or who are preparing to pass the related Microsoft certification exam. To view that course go to: DA-100 Analyzing Data with Power BI.
Upon successful completion of the Power BI Introduction for Excel Users Training course, you will be able to:• Upload Excel data to Power BI• Shape and Transform Data• Create the Data Model• Learn DAX calculation types and DAX functions• Create and customize simple visualizations• Build Interactive Reports with Power View• Load and Transform Data with Power Query• Publish Power BI Desktop reports
Getting startedIntroducing Power BIA quick look at Power BI DesktopA quick look at the Power BI servicePower BI and ExcelIntroduction to using Excel data in Power BIUpload Excel data to Power BIOneDrive for Business with ExcelImport Power View and Power Pivot to Power BIGetting DataAvailable data sources in Power BI DesktopConnecting to data sourcesConnecting to a databaseConnecting to a CSV fileShaping and Transforming DataIntroduction to the Query EditorClean and transform your data with the Query EditorCleaning irregularly formatted data
ModelingIntroduction to modeling your dataHow to manage your data relationshipsOptimizing data modelsIntroduction to DAXDAX calculation typesDAX functionsCreate calculated columnsCreate calculated measuresCreate calculated tablesExplore your time-based dataVisualizationsIntroduction to visuals in Power BICreate and customize simple visualizationsModify colors in charts and visualsShapes, text boxes, and imagesPage layout and formattingInteractions among visualizationsVisual hierarchies and drill-downUsing custom visualizationsR integration in Power BI DesktopPublishing and SharingIntroduction to the Power BI servicePublish Power BI Desktop reportsCreate and configure a dashboardShare dashboards with your organizationQuick insights in Power BIAsk questions of your data with natural languageCreate custom Q&A suggestionsIntroduction to security, and workspacesCreate workspaces in Power BIManually republish and refresh your dataInstall and configure a personal gatewayPrint and export dashboards and reportsPublish to web
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Before attending this course, students should have experience creating worksheets in Excel. Familiarity with Pivot Tables is a plus, but is not required.
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