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Introduction to Microsoft Power BI Course

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Learn how to use Power Apps visualizations effectively on this Introduction to Microsoft Power BI online course.

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  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 10
  • Course Access 12 Months
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Learn how to use Power Apps visualizations effectively on this Introduction to Microsoft Power BI online course.

Course Description

This Introduction to Microsoft Power BI online course will teach you how to use Power Apps visualizations, which allow your Business Analysis users to get Business Analytics and take actions from their Power BI reports in real-time. Moreover, we’ll look into the ways that Power BI and SQL Server Analysis Services can be integrated for enterprise-level data models and analysis for business decisions. 

What is Power BI?

Power BI is a member of the Power Platform. Power BI is another component that enables everyone to build and use apps that connect to business data. This course will show you how to use the Power Apps visual to pass context-aware data to a canvas app, which updates in real-time as you make changes to your report. This will allow your Power BI Dashboard Business users to derive business insights and take actions from right within their Power BI reports and dashboards, essentially your business intelligence platform. Finally, this Introduction to Microsoft Power BI course will explore the intersections between Power BI and Microsoft’s enterprise-level data modeling and analysis platform, SQL Server Analysis Services.

What's included in this Introduction to Microsoft Power BI Course?

  • 12 months unlimited access.
  • Online video tutorials created by expert instructors.
  • Downloadable workbook.
  • Practice quizzes after each module.
  • Mock exam at the end of each course.
  • Flashcard and educational games.
  • MTA Course completion certificate.

Through this Introduction to Microsoft Power BI course you will have access to hours of video content and will learn the varied techniques and best practices that adhere to business intelligence skills and technical requirements for utilizing Power BI and develop interactive visualizations. In addition, as a Business analysts you'll be given a comprehensive overview of how to access data from various sources–both relational or non-relational. Finally, students we'll learn key concepts to explore ways on how to manage and deploy reports as well as dashboards in order to share your insights with others effectively.

Learning Objectives

  • Make the most of Power BI's data by ingesting, streamlining, and transforming it
  • Leverage Advanced Power of model data to optimize your performance and scalability
  • Develop and generate reports for data examination, allowing you to make well-informed decisions
  • Leverage advanced report analytics to make sound decisions
  • Improve business processes and easily distribute and collaborate on reports with colleagues
  • Unleash the power of Power BI to produce stunning paginated reports!

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of 10 or more courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 0808 175 1269 to make an enquiry.

Who is this course for?

We strongly suggest this querying SQL server course to those working in the fields of: Database Administrators, Database Developers and BI professionals who are looking to expand their knowledge base.

Course Assessment Process

In order to earn your certification, you’ll sit an online exam. We provide interactive quizzes after each module to ensure you're fully prepared for the real thing. Once you've passed with at least 80%, you'll be awarded your certificate.

If you don't pass the test first time, don't worry, you can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.

For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving the MCSA SQL Server 2012 Training Bundle certification (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • Database Administrator
  • Database Developer
  • Database Analyst

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

Our careers advice section is available for you to see now. For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

Career Development

Getting a Microsoft certification will always help you stand out from the crowd, now and in the future - whether you're just starting out, developing your career, or changing direction entirely.


Research by e-Skills UK has shown that IT and telecommunications now employs 1 in 20 of the UK workforce. It also suggests the digital sector will need nearly 300,000 new recruits by 2020 to meet the demand for skills in this area.

Course Outline

Introduction to Microsoft Power BI

Module 1 - Prepare Data

1.1 Course Introduction
1.2 Module 1 Introduction
1.3 Introduction to Power BI
1.4 Get data from various data sources
1.5 Preview source data

Module 2 - Clean, Transform, and Load Data

2.1 Module 2 Introduction
2.2 DimEmployee Example
2.3 DimEmployeeSalesTerritory Example
2.4 DimReseller Example
2.5 FactResellersSales Example
2.6 ResellerSalesTargets Example
2.7 Color Formats Example

Module 3 - Design a Data Model

3.1 Module 3 Introduction
3.2 Introduction to Data Modeling
3.3 Model Relationships
3.4 Table Configuration
3.5 Model interface
3.6 Quick Measures
3.7 Many-to-many relationships
3.8 Row-level security

Module 4 - Create Model Calculations using DAX

4.1 Module 4 Introduction
4.2 DAX context
4.3 Calculated Tables
4.4 Calculated Columns
4.5 Managing Date Tables
4.6 Measures
4.7 Filter Manipulation
4.8 Time Intelligence

Module 5 - Create Reports

5.1 Module 5 Introduction
5.2 Basic Report Creation
5.3 Example Page 1
5.4 Example Page 2
5.5 Example Page 3
5.6 Report Publishing
5.7 Enhancing Reports
5.8 Drill-Through Pages
5.9 Conditional Formatting
5.10 Buttons and Bookmarks

Module 6 - Create Dashboards

6.1 Module 6 Introduction
6.2 Dashboard Basics
6.3 Real Time Dashboards
6.4 Enhanced Dashboards

Module 7 - Create Paginated Reports

7.1 Module 7 Introduction
7.2 Introduction to Power BI Report Builder
7.3 Report Layouts
7.4 Report Data
7.5 Report Tables

Module 8 - Perform Advanced Analytics

8.1 Module 8 Introduction
8.2 Introduction to Advanced Analytics
8.3 Scatter Chart
8.4 Forecast
8.5 Decomposition Tree
8.6 Key Influencers

Module 9 - Create and Manage Workspaces

9.1 Introduction to Workspaces
9.2 Working with Workspaces and the Portal

Module 10 - Create Power App Visuals

10.1 Module 10 Introduction
10.2 Introduction to Power Apps Visual
10.3 Creating the App
10.4 Basic Power Apps Concepts
10.5 Refreshing the Report

Module 11 - Analysis Services and Power BI

11.1 Module 11 Introduction
11.2 Introduction to Analysis Services
11.3 Connecting with Multidimensional Models
11.4 Premium Workspaces and Analysis Services
11.5 Course Wrap Up

Training Features
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    We only uses the industry’s finest instructors to develop our courses. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

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    Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing centre. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

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    Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Courseware always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

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    Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

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    We Have designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.

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    Our Courseware knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

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    Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

Payment Options

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the course to your shopping basket by selecting Add to Basket. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a PayPal account. Once payment is confirmed, we’ll process your order and email your course login instructions.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact us on 0808 175 1269 or email sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.

Purchase Order Payments: To pay and enrol for courses using a purchase order (PO), please email your PO details to sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.


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