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Power BI - Use PBI Desktop to Create Reports and Dashboards

ID: 59923
Thursday February 22, 2024 12:00AM - Saturday February 1, 2025 12:00AM
Topics: Technology

Power BI Desktop is a new stand-alone tool that adds visualization to your data. This course focus on learning the Power BI Desktop interface, connecting to data sources and creating the visualizations. We will demonstrate the creation of each of the various visualizations and the various options related to each. 

We will also show how the visualization can be connected together to provide fully-interactive reports with drill-down capabilities. This class does not require any Excel knowledge but understanding Power Pivot and Power Query can reduce your learning curve. 

This session is presented using Excel 2019/Office 365. Regardless of the version you are using, most concepts covered in this course apply to all versions of Excel. 

Learning Objectives: 

After attending this presentation you will be able to... 

  • Identify components of the Power BI Desktop interface 
  • Use Power BI Desktop to connect to data sources 
  • Use Power BI Desktop to create interactive visualizations of your data

Program Content:

The major topics that will be covered in this class include: 

  • Tour of the Power BI Desktop interface 
  • Using Power BI Desktop to connect to data sources 
  • Available visualizations in Power BI Desktop 
  • Building interactivity into visualizations

Who should attend: Anyone who wants to learn how to analyze data