Insights into Microsoft Power BI (ROI/NI)


Power BI is a powerful new way to work with data enabling you to discover, analyse, visualize and explore. The aim of this course is to put Power BI in everyone's hands building on users' knowledge of Excel.

The webinar demonstrates the benefits of using Power BI and will provide participants with insights of the next steps required to enable them to benefit from rapid, user-driven insights by streaming analytics in real time.

Venue details:  
Webinar, Online,
Start date & time:  
28 April 2021 14:00
End date & time:  
28 April 2021 14:30
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Alan O'Keeffe


Product type:  
CPD course
Practice and business improvement, Technology and data


This webinar will be delivered via Zoom on Wednesday 28 April 2021 from 2pm to 2.30pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place

Please note, registrations for this course will close 30 minutes before the start time outlined above.

Who Should attend?

This course is suitable for accountants, and other business professionals, who are interested in learning how to present data in a visual appealing way and in using the latest tools to share insights from data. No prior experience is required

This webinar will demonstrate the benefits of engaging with Power BI and the additional course options that are available with the Institute.

Course Overview

  • Showing a range of attractive visualizations.
  • Obtaining data from various data sources, such as Excel, CSV, Databases, Web – and analysing the data in Power BI.
  • Datasets – sorting, filtering and the benefits of building models.
  • Customizable Dashboards.
  • Flexible Tiles – managing your displays for different devices, such as smartphones, tablets etc.
  • Informative Reports.
  • Further courses options that are available to attend with Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • Have a basic understanding of the benefits of Power BI and how to improve their understanding further. 

Speaker Bio's

Alan O’Keeffe - Alan has designed and delivered CPD courses since 1999 including the Power BI, Dashboard Reporting and VBA programmes for Chartered Accountants Ireland. He trains and consults extensively on each of these areas. His courses help participants gain the skills to save time and guarantee accuracy and consistency in executing tasks in role-specific software. Alan holds a Degree and Masters in Electronic Engineering, the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Finance and several Microsoft certifications.