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Power BI for the Cloud – Service Reporting

Overview

This course lays the foundation for individuals looking to learn how to use and build reports and dashboards within the Power BI Service (PowerBI.com). Students will learn how to navigate the Power BI Service interface and interact with reports.

Prerequisite(s): Basic reporting knowledge, basic understanding of data

Course Outlines

Lesson 1 : Introducing the Power BI Service

  • What Is the Power BI Service?
  • Power BI Service Key Features
  • The Self-Service BI Model
  • Power BI Reports & Dashboards

Lesson 2 : Defining a Report

  • What is a Power BI Report?
  • Defining a Report
  • Data-Driven Storytelling

Lesson 3 : Building Power BI Reports

  • Understanding the Design Interface
  • Creating Report Visualizations
  • Table Visualizations
  • Chart Visualizations
  • Report Final Touches

Lesson 4 : Gathering Report Data

  • Connecting to Data Sources
  • Viewing & Refreshing a Data Source
  • Applying Data Transformations
  • Adding Custom Calculations

Lesson 5 : Building Power BI Dashboards

  • Creating Dashboards using Existing Reports
  • Organizing Dashboard Elements

Lesson 6 : Using Q & A

  • Understanding Q & A
  • Modifying Q & A Results
  • Pinning Q & A results to a Dashboard

Lesson 7 : Sharing Reports & Dashboards

  • Sharing with Co-Workers
  • Sharing Externally