Power BI Essentials

Power BI Essentials

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Kat Snizaski

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English, Spanish

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Handout, Knowledge Check, High-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging™” Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Learn to create stunning reports with real-time data 


In Microsoft’s Power BI, you can connect to existing data to create modern data visualizations and reports. In this course, expert trainer Kathy Snizaski will teach you everything you need to know to design reports, charts, and dashboards and distribute them to your team.  


First, you will learn to connect to data sources and create data relationships as the basis for your reports. Then Kat will walk you through creating a set of applied steps to clean and transform your data, and creating a variety of engaging visualizations with your data. Lastly, publish your reports to Power BI Web App, and learn to create multiple customized dashboards from one report. 


Topics covered include: 

  • Connecting to external data sources 
  • Managing data connections 
  • Cleaning up a data source including changing data types, modifying field names, and splitting and merging columns 
  • Creating and customizing visualizations  
  • Formatting report pages 
  • Creating calculated columns and measure 
  • Creating interactive reports using real-time filters, hierarchies, and slicers  
  • Publishing reports to the Power BI Web App and creating multiple dashboards  


Eighty-five minutes of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style! 

Course Contents:

# Lesson Length
1 Introduction 3:33
2 User Power BI 6:14
3 Creating Data Connections 5:19
4 Data Relationships 7:00
5 Working with the Power Query Editor 9:49
6 Transforming Data 8:15
7 Creating Visualizations 7:40
8 Customizing Visualizations and Pages 6:28
9 Creating Calculations with DAX 8:40
10 Creating Calculated Measures 5:46
11 Filtering and Splicing Reports 8:24
12 Publishing Reports 7:55

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