Power BI Desktop- Moving Beyond Excel


Power BI Desktop is part of the suite of tools from Microsoft which enable data to be analysed and published from a variety of sources. This course provides a solid introduction to using Power BI Desktop to connect to data, create visualisations, query the data and publish reports.

Venue details:  
Dublin, Professional Training, Unit 22 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin
Start date & time:  
17 October 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
17 October 2019 17:00
Price: €468.75  (€375.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Damien O'Neill


Product type:  
CPD course
Information technology

Who should attend

Participants should have at least Intermediate Excel and database user skills. The course is for Accountants who have reached the stage of a proficient Excel user and now need a new sophisticated data analysis tool, enabling them to build on the skills gained in MS Office.

Course overview

  • The Microsoft Self-Service Business Intelligence Solution
  • Discovering and Loading Data with Power BI Desktop
  • Transforming Datasets & Data Cleansing
  • Power BI Desktop Queries & Query Editor Context Menus
  • Data Mashup
  • The Power BI Desktop View Ribbon
  • Data Modeling in the Power BI Desktop Environment
  • Data Model or Query?
  • Text-Based Visualizations
  • Power BI Desktop Dashboards, including Charts
  • Exporting Data from a Visualisation

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Power BI Desktop concepts and main features
  • Data sources compatible with Power BI Desktop
  • Connecting to data with Power BI Desktop
  • Exploring data visualisations
  • Applying common query tasks to shape data in Power BI Desktop
  • Creating and publishing reports

Speaker Bio

Professional Training is a group of experienced specialists providing focused training in IT and Management skills. Our trainers use a combination of tailored, flexible approaches and real-life business knowledge to develop and provide techniques and solutions for immediate implementation by our course participants. We have delivered a range of CPD programmes with Chartered Accountants Ireland since 1997. Website: www.professional.ie