Transforming, analyzing & visualizing data with Microsoft Power BI Course
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Transforming, analyzing & visualizing data with Microsoft Power BI Course

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Introduction:

Welcome to the transformative journey of "Transforming, Analyzing, & Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI." In the fast-paced realm of data analytics, organizations are increasingly turning to tools that can not only handle large datasets but also provide meaningful insights and impactful visualizations. Microsoft Power BI has emerged as a leading force in this space, empowering businesses to transform raw data into actionable intelligence. This course is your gateway to mastering the art and science of leveraging Power BI to its fullest potential. Whether you're a data analyst, business intelligence professional, or an executive keen on making data-driven decisions, this course will equip you with the skills to navigate the intricacies of transforming, analyzing, and visually presenting data for informed decision-making.

Navigating the Power BI Landscape:

As we embark on this learning journey, you'll delve into the foundations of Power BI, understanding its core components, and gaining proficiency in its tools. From data transformation using Power Query to advanced analytics with Data Analysis Expressions (DAX), each module of this course is meticulously designed to enhance your capabilities. The focus extends beyond technical skills; you'll learn the art of storytelling through data visualization, creating compelling dashboards and reports that resonate with stakeholders. Whether you're a beginner seeking to grasp the basics or an experienced user aiming to deepen your expertise, this course offers a comprehensive exploration of Power BI, ensuring you are well-prepared to tackle real-world data challenges.

Practical Application for Real-world Impact:

This course isn't just about theory; it's about providing you with practical skills that directly translate into real-world impact. Through hands-on labs, case studies, and collaborative projects, you'll apply your knowledge to solve business problems, gaining a deeper understanding of how Power BI can drive positive change within organizations. The course also covers collaboration and sharing features, ensuring you're equipped to seamlessly integrate Power BI into your organization's workflow. Get ready to unlock the full potential of Microsoft Power BI, transforming data into insights and insights into informed decisions.

Course Objectives:

  1. Mastering Power BI Basics: Develop a strong foundational understanding of Power BI, including its interface, data connectivity options, and basic functionalities.
  2. Data Transformation and Cleaning: Learn to clean and shape data efficiently using Power Query, ensuring that data is prepared for meaningful analysis and visualization.
  3. Data Modeling and Relationships: Understand the principles of data modeling in Power BI, create relationships between tables, and optimize data structures for analysis.
  4. Advanced Data Analytics with DAX: Explore the powerful Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) language to perform advanced calculations, create custom measures, and solve complex business problems.
  5. Creating Compelling Visualizations: Master the art of visual storytelling by designing engaging charts, graphs, and dashboards that effectively communicate insights to stakeholders.
  6. Collaboration and Sharing: Explore Power BI's collaboration features, including sharing dashboards, setting up security roles, and leveraging the Power BI service for effective team collaboration.
  7. Real-world Business Intelligence Applications: Apply Power BI to real-world business scenarios, addressing specific challenges faced by organizations in various industries. Gain practical experience through hands-on projects and case studies.

Organization Benefits:

  1. Improved Decision-Making: Equip your organization with the ability to make informed decisions by transforming raw data into actionable insights using Power BI's robust analytics and visualization capabilities.
  2. Efficient Data Transformation: Streamline data preparation processes with Power BI's intuitive interface and powerful data transformation tools, reducing the time and effort required for data cleaning and shaping.
  3. Enhanced Data Visibility: Leverage Power BI's interactive dashboards and reports to enhance data visibility across the organization, enabling stakeholders to grasp key insights at a glance.
  4. Data-driven Strategy Development: Foster a data-driven culture within the organization by empowering teams to use Power BI for strategic planning, performance monitoring, and goal tracking.
  5. Cost-Efficient Business Intelligence: Utilize Power BI as a cost-effective business intelligence solution, offering a comprehensive set of analytics tools without the need for extensive IT support or infrastructure investment.
  6. Cross-functional Collaboration: Facilitate collaboration among different departments and teams by providing a centralized platform for data sharing, analysis, and reporting through Power BI.
  7. Enhanced Reporting and Dashboards: Elevate the quality of reporting with visually appealing and interactive dashboards, making it easier for decision-makers to interpret and act on data.
  8. Agile Response to Market Changes: Enable agility in responding to market changes and business dynamics by quickly adapting and visualizing new data sources and metrics with Power BI.
  9. Effective Communication of Insights: Improve the communication of data-driven insights within the organization, ensuring that decision-makers at all levels can easily understand and act upon the information presented.
  10. Customized Training: Tailor the course content to address specific organizational needs, industry applications, and challenges, ensuring that participants gain skills relevant to their roles within the organization.

Target Participants:

This course is designed for professionals across various roles and industries who aim to harness the power of Microsoft Power BI for transforming, analyzing, and visualizing data. Target participants include data analysts, business intelligence professionals, financial analysts, project managers, and decision-makers who want to enhance their skills in data analytics and reporting. No prior experience with Power BI is required, making this course suitable for beginners as well as those looking to deepen their understanding of the platform.

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Power BI:

  • Understanding the Power BI Ecosystem
  • Overview of Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service
  • Exploring the Power BI Interface and Navigation
  • Connecting to Data Sources in Power BI
  • Introduction to Power BI Datasets and Reports
  • Creating and Managing Power BI Workspaces
  • Overview of Power BI Mobile and Power BI Embedded
  • Licensing and Deployment Options in Power BI
  • Introduction to Power BI Premium and Power BI Pro
  • Hands-on Lab: Setting Up a Power BI Environment

2. Data Transformation and Cleaning with Power Query:

  • Importing and Loading Data into Power BI
  • Introduction to Power Query and Its Capabilities
  • Data Transformation Techniques with Power Query
  • Cleaning and Shaping Data for Analysis
  • Handling Missing Data and Duplicates
  • Advanced Power Query Functions and Formulas
  • Data Source Specific Transformations (Excel, SQL, Web)
  • Case Study: Power Query in Action
  • Best Practices for Efficient Data Transformation
  • Hands-on Lab: Data Transformation Challenges and Solutions

3. Data Modeling and Relationships in Power BI:

  • Principles of Data Modeling in Power BI
  • Understanding Tables, Fields, and Relationships
  • Creating Relationships between Tables
  • Working with Measures and Calculated Columns
  • Introduction to Power BI Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
  • Optimizing Data Models for Performance
  • Handling Hierarchies and Categories
  • Advanced DAX Functions and Formulas
  • Troubleshooting Common Data Modeling Issues
  • Hands-on Lab: Building Robust Data Models with DAX

4. Advanced Data Analytics with DAX:

  • Mastering Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Syntax
  • Creating Custom Measures and Calculations
  • Time Intelligence Functions in DAX
  • Statistical Functions in DAX
  • Advanced Aggregation Techniques
  • Solving Complex Business Problems with DAX
  • Incorporating Variables in DAX Formulas
  • Hierarchical DAX Functions for Drill-down Analysis
  • Dynamic Calculations and Conditional Logic in DAX
  • Hands-on Lab: Advanced Analytics with DAX

5. Creating Compelling Visualizations in Power BI:

  • Basics of Data Visualization Principles
  • Designing Effective Charts and Graphs
  • Choosing the Right Visualization for Your Data
  • Building Interactive Dashboards in Power BI
  • Customizing Visualizations and Themes
  • Utilizing Power BI Custom Visuals
  • Drill-down and Cross-filtering Techniques
  • Advanced Formatting Options in Power BI
  • Real-time Dashboards and Streaming Analytics
  • Hands-on Lab: Crafting Engaging Power BI Dashboards

6. Collaboration and Sharing in Power BI:

  • Power BI Service Overview and Features
  • Sharing Power BI Dashboards and Reports
  • Setting up Security Roles and Permissions
  • Power BI Workspaces and Collaboration Features
  • Using Power BI Apps for Distribution
  • Data Refresh and Scheduled Updates in Power BI
  • Power BI Q&A and Natural Language Processing
  • Version Control and Change Tracking in Power BI
  • Troubleshooting Power BI Sharing and Collaboration
  • Hands-on Lab: Collaborative Power BI Project

7. Real-world Business Intelligence Applications:

  • Applying Power BI to Industry-specific Scenarios
  • Hands-on Projects and Case Studies
  • Problem-solving with Power BI in Real-world Contexts
  • Best Practices for Power BI Implementation
  • Power BI Governance and Administration
  • Power BI Performance Optimization Strategies
  • Power BI and External Services Integration
  • Customizing Power BI for Branding and Consistency
  • Power BI Adoption Strategies within Organizations
  • Final Project: Comprehensive Power BI Analysis and Visualization Project

General Information

  1. Customized Training: All our courses can be tailored to meet the specific needs of participants.
  2. Language Proficiency: Participants should have a good command of the English language.
  3. Comprehensive Learning: Our training includes well-structured presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group work. Our facilitators are seasoned experts with over a decade of experience.
  4. Certification: Upon successful completion of training, participants will receive a certificate from Foscore Development Center (FDC-K).
  5. Training Locations: Training sessions are conducted at Foscore Development Center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer options for in-house and online training, customized to the client's schedule.
  6. Flexible Duration: Course durations are adaptable, and content can be adjusted to fit the required number of days.
  7. Onsite Training Inclusions: The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of Successful Completion. Participants are responsible for their travel expenses, airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health/accident insurance, and personal expenses.
  8. Additional Services: Accommodation, pickup services, freight booking, and visa processing arrangements are available upon request at discounted rates.
  9. Equipment: Tablets and laptops can be provided to participants at an additional cost.
  10. Post-Training Support: We offer one year of free consultation and coaching after the course.
  11. Group Discounts: Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount ranging from 10% to 50%.
  12. Payment Terms: Payment should be made before the commencement of the training or as mutually agreed upon, to the Foscore Development Center account. This ensures better preparation for your training.
  13. Contact Us: For any inquiries, please reach out to us at training@fdc-k.org or call us at +254712260031.
  14. Website: Visit our website at www.fdc-k.org for more information.

 

 

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