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Introduction to Power BI

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Gain insights into your data! Power BI (business intelligence) is a widely used business analytics service offered by Microsoft. Power BI Desktop is a complete data analysis and report creation tool that you install for free.
In this course, you will discover how to quickly extract, transform, and load data with just a few clicks. You will create interactive visualizations (charts, maps, KPIs) to provide you with insights into your company’s data to make informed decisions.

Agenda

Unit 1: Overview
-Power BI Components
-Install Power BI Desktop (free software)
-Getting started

Unit 2: Connect with Data Sources
-Types of data sources
-Import Excel and text files
-Connect to databases (Access)
-Import data from the Web

Unit 3: Transform Data
-Introduction to Power Query
-Shape data
-Filter data
-Understand the Data Model

Unit 4: Creating Reports
-Overview
-Create visuals
-Format reports
-Share your files