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


2 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

This is the first course in the exclusive Data Analysis using Power BI Desktop series. 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.

Who Should Attend?

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

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Course Prerequisites

Basic experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and using Web Browsers. General understanding of basic database concepts is useful, but not required.


1 - Introducing Power BI

  • Power BI as Part of Power Apps
  • What is Power BI
  • Power BI Overview

2 - Understanding Power BI Data Models

  • Understanding Data Terminology
  • Data Normalization
  • Understanding Tables & Relationships
  • Diagnosing Data Models, Data Model Schemas

3 - Defining a Report

  • Power BI Reports
  • Report Objectives
  • Data-Driven Narrative

4 - Building Power BI Desktop Reports

  • Working with managed data
  • Creating Visuals
  • Formatting and Organizing Visuals
  • Sharing

5 - Report Actions & Filtering

  • Drill-Down, Drill-Through and other Data Actions
  • Filters
  • Visual Interactions
  • Bookmarks and Buttons

6 - Report Data

  • Data Queries vs Data Models
  • Modifying Report Data

7 - Data Model Functions

  • Calculated Columns
  • What is DAX?
  • Row Level Security

8 - Connecting to Power BI Service

  • Power BI Service Interface
  • Publish PBIX Reports and Get Data
  • Creating your own Workspace
  • Connecting to Data Sources
  • Refreshing Power BI Data
  • Power BI service Report Interface Components

9 - Building Power BI Service Dashboards

  • Building Dashboards
  • Organizing Dashboard Elements

10 - Service Analytics Features

  • Dashboard Q & A
  • Quick Insights

11 - Sharing Reports & Dashboards

  • Sharing Content
  • Managing App Workspaces & Adding Content

12 - Bonus Activity – Putting it all Together

  • Power BI Roles

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Apr 24, 25
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
ENROLL $990.00
May 22, 23
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Jun 21, 22
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Jul 24, 25
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Aug 28, 29
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