Microsoft Power BI: Power Reporting for Free

2 Credits: Computer Software & Applications


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Microsoft Power BI: Power Reporting for Free

Course Level
CPE Credits

2 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Course Description

Microsoft Power BI Desktop empowers professionals to take control of business intelligence, transforming complex data into compelling reports and visualizations. This session is a hands-on guide to mastering Power BI, even for those new to the tool. Participants will learn to link data into Power BI, create visually striking and powerful visualizations, and build interactive reports – all with the free version of Power BI. The course also provides insights into the additional capabilities offered by Power BI Pro, helping participants understand the full potential of the platform. By the end of the session, attendees will be adept at differentiating between various levels of services and software within the Power BI ecosystem, creating effective reports and dashboards, and exploring options for sharing their insights with others. This course is invaluable for anyone looking to enhance their data analysis and reporting skills in a practical, user-friendly way.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this session, you should be able to:

  • Distinguish between various levels of services and software within Microsoft’s business intelligence platform
  • Differentiate between tiles, reports, and dashboards
  • List the steps for creating a Power BI report
  • Identify options for sharing your reports and dashboards with others
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
February 1, 2022

Fundamental knowledge of computer operations and Microsoft Office Excel.

Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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