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Power BI End User Training Course

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Power BI End User Training Course

In this half day Power BI Training workshop focusing solely on the Power BI cloud service, we ensure that all end users (consumers of Power Bl reports and dashboards) understand how best to derive value from a Power BI solution shared with them. Power Bl has many rich features which easily allows end-users, without requiring any prior data analysis training, to, within minutes, derive exceptional minutes, value from their data. Following the role of a Power BI end user, you will learn to navigate Power BI reports and dashboards and to use the many ‘wow features available in the Power BI cloud service to answer specific business questions.

Course Prerequisites

This training is designed for end users who will be consuming Power BI reports and dashboards.

No previous experience with Power BI is required. The course is for end-users who need to learn how to best to obtain most value from the Power BI reports and dashboards shared with them. 

Decision makers who need rapid answers to questions should attend this training.

This training is
not for those wanting to learn how to connect to data sources and build Power BI reports. 

The key learning objectives

By the end of this half-day course, participants will have gain better understanding of how to maximise the value derived from Power BI. They will have the necessary skills to navigate Power BI reports and dashboards in a manner that allows then to answer specific business questions and will be empowered to unlock additional insight within Power BI.

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Overview of Power BI:

Participants will gain knowledge of the value offering, licensing and pricing, and market positioning.

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Power BI Cloud Service(the wow features):

Participants will learn the overview of the cloud service, the role and functionality for consumers, building an overview dashboard, creating advanced dashboard, dashboard flow and navigation, power BI for mobile, how consumers use power BI to answer questions, how to use Q&A feature to unlock insights, obtaining value from quick insights, connecting to services, exploring the Microsoft Demo Samples, and exporting reports to power point.

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Report Functionality:

Participants will learn how to use cross filtering and cross highlighting, understanding the various types of Drill-Downs, Drill-Downs in combination with cross highlighting, Drilling Through to another Report Page, using Focus Mode and 'See Details', using 'Quick Analysis' to explain results, using Charts as Slicers, using the Filter Pane

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Additional Features:

Participants will gain understanding dashboard design best practices, using a dashboard as a Landing Page, printing Power BI Reports and dashboards, using Excel reports in Power BI, analysing Power BI models in Excel, exporting data from Power BI, and copying reports into a personal workspace

Accessing shared Content:

Participants will gain an understanding of finding shared content, accessing workspaces, installing and connecting to Power BI Apps, navigating Power BI Apps, creating comments, creating personal bookmarks, resetting default views, and featured content

Throughout the course, ample time will be provided for students to follow along with the instructor during demonstrations and labs. The labs are designed to reinforce the concepts learned in each module and provide hands-on practice in applying the skills

Why Choose Us?

Frequently Asked Questions

As Power BI Foundations training course starts with an introductory overview of Power BI, delegates who attend this course do not require any previous BI training or prior Power BI experience. The course is designed to guide delegates from zero to hero. We often have users who have been using the tool extensively attend our course and during the course they find that there were many ‘gaps’ in their learning. The training course adds value to both those who are new to Power BI and those who already have experience with the tool.

As our Power BI Next Level training course follows on from our Power BI Foundations course, delegates who attend this course are required to have completed the Foundations course or have practical experience and understanding of our Foundation course topics. This course is designed to provide delegates with a deeper understanding of Power BI Concepts enabling them to create highly effective reports.

Yes, when buying our ‘Immersive Bundle’ course, you will receive 20% discount on both courses. We have schedule these two courses to always run back-to-back, thus if you would like to be fully immersed you can attend the consecutive 4 days immersive training option. 

Some general requirements: All delegates need a laptop running Windows OS (BYO Laptop), Delegates will need to be able to download and install the latest version of Power BI Desktop on their laptop, or need to have the latest version pre-installed. Training files and a digital copy of the manual will be provided as well as a Power BI Pro accounts for use during the course. Those attending our online courses, should have access to 2 screens.

Our courses focus on understanding key concepts around how best to use the tool to solve business problems. This is a totally different way of thinking and thus requires a different approach. The success of our courses are grounded in our passion to focus on best practice concepts that empower a solid foundation to build upon. 

What distinguishes Data Bear as a Power BI training provider is that our company is an established Power BI partner with a vertical focus on implementing Power BI solutions. On top of this, we are also a Microsoft Gold Partner in Data Analytics. Our team includes a Microsoft MVP for 2019 – 2020 for their contribution around Power BI. The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award is given by Microsoft to technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. We also have a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) are certified premier technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. As a consulting organisation with a central focus on Power BI, you have the benefit of receiving specialist training from instructors who draw on their industry experience to teach best practice to solve business problems.

Yes. Data Bear’s Power BI support services offers team augmentation that can be more cost-effective and efficient way to embrace and harness Microsoft technologies. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Data Bear offers dedicated resources to contribute to your projects or ad-hoc tasks to help increase the quality of work whilst reducing time spent on development or problem solving. With our team at your service, you have access to a broader talent pool that are continuously upskilling to ensure enhance business efficiency and best practice. 

If you require our course content to be tailored to your specific needs, we suggest you request a private training session. In this scenario, one of our trainers will provide your team customised training. We also provide Power BI training using your own data (BYO data training).
Yes! We understand that some of your team may be located outside the UK and would thus prefer a remote learning option. Our live online remotely delivered courses will still cover all the same aspects as in-person training.

If you’re new to Power BI, then our Foundations course is the best option for you. This will give you a comprehensive overview of what the tool can do and how best to do so. The Power BI training exercises focus on ensuring that you will master the basics and have a solid best practice foundation around telling a compelling story with data. Our Next Level course allows a deeper focus on key learning concepts. If you are wanting to dive a little deeper into creating robust reports, then in addition to the Foundations course, the Next Level is a good option. 

Our team provides Power BI consulting and support services to organisations globally. Our experienced Power BI consultants have developed a ‘Requirements Analysis’ template which helps facilitate the process of communicating and collating your specific reporting requirements. We also provide mentorship, if your analysts need supercharging, our Power BI consultants will mentor them and ensure they are equipped to help create a ‘data culture’ in the organisation.

When booking a private class you can ensure that only your organisation’s team members are in the class. This provides freedom to ask specific questions around your usage scenarios and to focus on specific content as requested. Private class can be tailored to your needs. When booking a private class, we also offer significant discounts for larger groups.
Yes, when pricing our private Power BI training, we offer significant discounts (up to 70%) based on the number of delegates, and only charge for the first 5 delegates. We can deliver private bespoke training at your premises throughout the UK or as a live online session.

Yes, as it is important for IT to understand how governance and security are managed within the Power BI admin portal, we offer specific training focusing on empowering IT to manage Power BI roll-outs.

Yes, without end user training, consumers loose value by not knowing how to use some of the rich features Power BI offers. For example, there is native artificial intelligence (AI) within Power BI which could potentially unlock hidden insights with a simply click of a button. We ensure end users are empowered to derive significant value from a Power BI solution.

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