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Power BI Essentials

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 11/06/2024   English

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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.

FAQ for the Power BI Essentials Course

Available Delivery Options for the Power BI Essentials training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the Power BI Essentials training provide?

The 1 day. Power BI Essentials training course give you up to 6 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

Is the Power BI Essentials training appropriate for someone learning to use Power BI in a professional environment?

Yes the Power BI Essentials is appropriate for someone looking to use Power BI in a professional workspace or environment. But do make sure to note any prerequisites, read the course outline to ensure it is the right fit for you or your teams requirements and preferences.

Do you provide training for the Power BI Essentials.

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the Power BI Essentials. This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the Power BI Essentials program.

The Power BI Essentials training takes place over 1 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

What other terms do people search for when looking for this course?

Popular related searched include powerbi.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the Power BI Essentials?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the Power BI Essentials training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the Power BI Essentials training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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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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