Microsoft POWER BI DESKTOP is a data visualization tool that can be used to connect information from various sources and compile them into insightful business reports for more effective decision-making.
It's easy to use and doesn't require any expertise in analytics or coding. Power BI Desktop is the main tool for creating reports and dashboards with Power BI. You can create and edit datasets, reports and interactive visualizations while customizing them based on a user's needs.
In this 2-Day session, participants shall receive a comprehensive rundown of the basic functions in POWER BI and POWER QUERY EDITOR for efficient data modelling.
- Understanding "ETL"; Extract, Transform & Load features for data management and extraction.
- Knowing how specific data files correlate.
- Column management and organization skills in Power Query.
- Detailed dashboard design knowledge.
Who Must Attend
Data miners, data analysts, business intelligence executives, project managers, revenue managers, finance managers and tech/economist journalists.
Essentially, all personnel whose roles are related to data mining, data analysis, data preparation for end-reports, reconciliations, data cleansing, appending & merging files of multiple systems or creating and publishing dashboards.
Participants should already be proficient in Excel at an INTERMEDIATE level before attending this program.
2 Day 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Module 1. Overview on important aspects of Power BI
Understanding the multiple data sources under ‘Get Data’
Dashboards, reports & datasets in Workspace
The Report view, Data view & Relationship view on Power BI Desktop
Module 2. Using the Query Editor in Power BI
Understanding ETL- Extract, Transform & Load
Getting data from data sources
Merging, Appending, Combining Files
Removing rows & columns
Replacing values in columns
Pivoting & unpivoting data
Formatting data in columns
Creating customized columns
Inserting calculations in columns
Module 3. Creating visualizations in Power BI
Adding visualizations to the Report Canvas
Using Data view to sort & format data
Designing your dashboard & creating column, bar, pie, line graphs, cards, treemaps, matrices, KPIs, tables, geographical maps, ArcGIS maps
Inserting slicers into the dashboard
Using inline hierarchies
Applying filters to dashboards
Creating desktop & mobile view layouts
Pinning tiles & live pages
Viewing & annotating pages in Power BI Mobile
Module 4. Data Modelling in Power BI
Concept of relational files, data modelling & the Data Model in Power BI
Cardinality, cross-filter direction
Understanding & creating data relationships
Module 5. Using DAX in Power BI
Creating a calculated column
Using New Quick Measures
SUM, CALCULATED, &&, RELATED, FILTER
Participants work on datasets ranging from conventional data to big data during the 2-day training. They undergo strict step-by-step instruction-led coaching to achieve the intended outcome of each dataset for each of the course modules.
This course covers the installation of Power BI Desktop.
Required setup before the training:
1. Participants are to download and install Power BI Desktop on their training machines from https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/getting-started-with-power-bi/.
Please note this is crucial because the participants.
Power BI Desktop is expected to be running on the first day of the training.
2. If the participant has 2 computer monitors, it is advisable that both monitors are used for the training.
The training is data and graphics-intensive; and multiple screens will be opened by the participant during training.
3. Participants will be requested to share their screens on quite a number of online assignments.
The trainer encourages all participants to switch on their cameras to increase the participative rate of the training as the learning is carried out workshop-style.
Chartered Accountant, FCCA
Microsoft Certified Trainer
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
HRD Corp Certified trainer
Vincent has held financial, continuous improvement, and I.T. positions in the banking, shared services and hospitality industries. He is a FCCA, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Office Specialist, and HRD Corp accredited trainer.
His previous roles include being an internal change consultant of a global team, a financial shared-services local head, and a finance regional head. He currently trains professionals in Excel and Lean Six Sigma covering topics related to finance, business intelligence tools, pivot tables, dashboards, VBA, and process improvement.
Vincent brings to you his 20+ years of work and training experience in multiple industries where he was in charge of financial and business reengineering functions.
He also develops complex VBA applications regularly in process improvement projects which require his expertise.
One of his highest achievements in the role of Financial Controller for several multinational conglomerates was being able to turn a loss-making company into a profitable one within the year. Vincent has also managed a portfolio of business improvement projects with realized benefits of USD2 million in the prior year in an international bank
Vincent has trained employees from Genting Group, Dell, Motorola, Technip, CIMB, Malakoff, Digi, IBM, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Petronas ICT, and HSBC.
Vincent adapts a highly practical approach in his training and relates topics he conducts to real-life scenarios. Because he is a no-nonsense person, his solid background in financial operations and process re-engineering experience aid him to create a unique training methodology that mimics closely the solutions that are needed in his participants’ organizations.
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To contact Vincent , please call +6012 6869 628, +603 8074 9056, +603 -8082 3707 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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