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Power BI Essentials

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1 Days

6 CPD hours


Learning Objectives
This course covers the use of Power BI Desktop and the Power BI service hosted in Office 365 to identify core features, terminology and processes applicable when using reports or dashboards. Delegates will learn how to:


Overview of Microsoft Power BI 

  • Build a Basic Report  
  • Get & Transform Data - Power Query 
  • Build the Data Model 
  • Build a visual Report  
  • Power BI Service     


A strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel is recommended and this course will use Power BI Pro Desktop in its delivery.

1. Overview of Microsoft Power BI

Understand the Applications     

Power BI Desktop and Power Query

The Power BI Service

2. Build a Basic Report 

Import Data

Add Visualisations

3. Get & Transform Data - Power Query

Import Data – from various sources

Transform Data (Tidy, Convert, Clean)

Edit Queries

4. Build the Data Model

Relationships Between Tables

Introduction to DAX Formulas:

Calculated Columns, Tables & Measures

5. Build a visual Report 

Report Pages

Handle Visualisations (Tiles)

Format Visuals - Fields, Format, Analytics

6. Power BI Service     

Publish Desktop Report to PBI Service

View/Edit Report in PBI Service

Create Dashboard

Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Power BI Essentials training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Power BI Essentials course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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