In this 3 day course you will be creating data-backed visualizations is key for data scientists, or any professional, to explore, analyze, and report insights and trends from data. Microsoft® Power BI® software is designed for this purpose. Power BI was built to connect to a wide range of data sources, and it enables users to quickly create visualizations of connected data to gain insights, show trends, and create reports. Power BI's data connection capabilities and visualization features go far beyond those that can be found in spreadsheets, enabling users to create compelling and interactive worksheets, dashboards, and stories that bring data to life and turn data into thoughtful action.
This course is designed for professionals in a variety of job roles who are currently using desktop or web-based data management tools such as Microsoft Excel® or SQL Server® reporting services to perform numerical or general data analysis. They are responsible for connecting to cloud-based data sources, as well as shaping and combining data for the purpose of analysis. They are also looking for alternative ways to analyze business data, visualize insights, and share those insights with peers across the enterprise. This includes capturing and reporting on data to peers, executives, and clients.
This course is also designed for professionals who want to pursue the Microsoft certification Exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI.
To ensure your success in this course you should have experience managing data with a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft® Excel®, which you could obtain by taking the following Logical Operations courses.
Microsoft® Excel® for Office 365™ (Desktop or Online): Part 1 or Microsoft® Office Excel® 2019: Part 1
Microsoft® Excel® for Office 365™ (Desktop or Online): Part 2 or Microsoft® Office Excel® 2019: Part 2
*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. For More information, please contact: Learn@vtec.org or call 207-775-0244.