The Power BI for Excel course is suitable for students who already have advanced Excel skills and wish to take the next step in incorporating business intelligence reporting features and dashboards into their workflows.
This course will utilise Power Query (Get and Transform) to connect to various data sources such as SQL server databases, access database, data directly from the web, excel spreadsheets and text files for later use in PowerPivot reports. During this process the dataset can be renamed, columns removed, split or merged, additional columns added using calculations along with aggregate calculations being applied. Students will also be taught how to manage relationships through table joins to combine various datasets as well as sort and filter the results in the PowerPivot.
The Data Analysis Expression (DAX) language will also be introduced to allowed an extended set of calculations to create your final results displayed in text based visualisations, charts and maps. This extremely powerful combined set of tools extends Excel’s capabilities far beyond anyone’s expectations and it’s all at our fingertips.
Who Should Attend This Course
The Power BI course is designed for students wanting to extend their Excel skillset to allow robust reporting across various applications, servers and platforms to created powerful user-friendly reports in a fraction of the time it would take using Excel alone.