Microsoft Power BI Course: Level 1 - Short Courses Sydney

Microsoft Power BI Course: Level 1

What you'll learn

Improve your work skills by learning Power BI with our Microsoft Power BI course in Sydney.

We live in a world filled with data. Data describes our present and predicts our future. Good business decisions are based on facts, not opinions. We need business intelligence data to make these decisions, however, the data must speak the language of your business. That's where Power BI (Business Intelligence) steps in.

In this Microsoft Power BI training course for business users, we will help you make your data analysis tasks easier and more impactful. Power BI can make you a data analytics pro by converting your business data into charts and graphs for easy data visualisation and understanding. Instead of long lists or tables of numbers and words, your data becomes beautiful colourful and compelling visuals that tell stories about the insights in your data.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Power BI training course, you will have enhanced your career prospects by:

  • Navigate between different Power BI tools and their functionality
  • Build informative Power BI reports and dashboards
  • Work confidently with and create a variety of visualisations
  • Work with measures in Power BI
  • Create, edit and format interactive visualisations
  • Create multiple levels of filters
  • Create and use custom slicers
  • Feature and favourite dashboards.

Course content

What will be covered in this Microsoft Power BI course?

Introducing Power BI

  • An Introduction to the dashboard in Power BI desktop
  • Working with Power BI desktop file
  • Working with your data sources
  • Connecting to data sources with Power BI desktop
  • Creating a report with data visualisations
  • Doing more with visualisations
  • Working with data in Power BI
  • Transforming and sanitising data

Becoming technical

  • Using the Power BI Query Editor
  • Data modelling
  • Managing relationships
  • Working with reports
  • Managing report pages
  • Changing report view options
  • Working with visualisations
  • Adding static objects to a report

Becoming visual

  • Page navigation
  • A closer look at visualisations in Power BI
  • Matrixes, tables, and charts
  • Maps
  • Cards, gauges, and KPIs
  • Slicers
  • Sparklines

Using the web app

  • Introduction to the Power BI web app
  • Connecting to data sources with the Power BI web app
  • Using workspaces, dashboards, and reports

Intended audience

Who is this Microsoft Power BI course for?

This comprehensive course is designed for students looking to upskill, particularly those who work in sales, develop proposals, manage business reporting, or have investors or partners who require detailed and impactful information.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • A USB to save your work and handouts

Additional information

Please note the following:

This course can be delivered on-site as part of our corporate training offering.

The college provides the licenses for Power BI so no additional purchases are required for the day. 

This course is exclusively taught on Windows computers, as Power BI does not run on Apple computers.

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