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Microsoft Power BI

Make the transition from Excel to Power BI in our interactive 3-day course.

About the Course

Do you spend hours each month on the same tedious data import tasks? Does it take complex nested VLOOKUP functions to combine data from disparate sources before you begin to analyze it? Have you been told Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) is your only hope for automating your steps? Are you looking for a simple way to create an audit trail?

Unify data from many sources to create interactive, immersive dashboards and reports that provide actionable insights and drive business results with Power BI.

This course is designed for Power BI beginners who are accustomed to importing, cleaning, and analyzing data in Excel. If you are responsible for analyzing large data sets and visualizing results in charts, graphs, tables, or maps, this course is for you.

Who should take this course:

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Sales Analyst
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager

Topics Covered:

  • Connect to multiple data sources (Excel workbooks, CSV files, web data, databases, etc.)
  • Create and manage data relationships
  • Transform and shape data with the Query Editor
  • Combine data
  • Create calculations and measures
  • Create DAX expressions
  • Create visualizations (charts, graphs, tables, maps)
  • Create customized visuals and pages.
  • Create dashboards
  • Filter and slice reports
  • Publish reports to the Power BI Service

About the instructor: Jackie Kiadii is a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Since 2001, she has taught thousands of business and government professionals how to use Microsoft 365 apps to boost their productivity. Organizations she has served include the City of Atlanta, Coca-Cola Company, Georgia Pacific, California Department of Developmental Services, and Novelis. As a Certified Excel Expert, she specializes in introducing Excel users to Power BI.


November 22-24, 2021 – Register here

December 20-22, 2021 – Register here 


8:00AM – 4:00PM PST


A link to the live virtual training will be e-mailed to you before the training date.




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