Primary Power BI Components
Working with Data
Creating and Sharing Dashboards
Power BI has changed the BI landscape forever, enabling BI professionals and regular Excel users alike to work with big data and build insightful dashboards.
Learn to use this powerful business intelligence solution from the ground up. Navigate the intuitive user interface and explore the ecosystem of data modeling tools. Discover outside-the-box visualizations and broadcast your insights to colleagues in the Power BI Service. This course gives you a solid foundation to begin your Power BI journey.
On completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify the primary components of the Power BI interface: reports, data, and model views
- Import Excel data and build basic visuals
- Publish a desktop report to the Power BI Service
- Identify common challenges in Power BI data models, implement smart solutions, and avoid common mistakes
- Business professionals whose job requires them to design, build, or deliver business intelligence metrics
- Anyone preparing to take the Microsoft PL-900 exam
A desire to learn to use Power BI
Sharing your reports and dashboards is as easy as clicking the Share button. I may want to share reports with other teammates so they can utilize certain visuals on the reports, but I can also share entire dashboards the same way. And this is what I wanna do for our director. Let's click Share, and we have various levels of sharing permissions we can grant to guests. We can choose whether or not we will allow our consumers to share these metrics with others, whether they can customize their own visuals using the data behind the dashboard, and whether or not we want to email them. I'm gonna grant all three for my director and click Grant Access. And just like that, we went from zero to Power BI hero.
Chelsea Dohemann is a Senior Technical Trainer and Microsoft Certified Master with almost a decade of experience in technology training. She has taught an array of applications from Microsoft products including Office 365 web apps, Microsoft Office Suite, Power BI, VBA for Excel, and SharePoint to Adobe Acrobat Pro and Creative Cloud. Being a persistent learner herself, Chelsea is acutely in-tune with the challenges of learning. She presents her topics in plain language, with real-world examples, reducing complex concepts down to their simple parts.