Microsoft Power BI Desktop – Creating Visual Reports Course

Course Details:

Length: 1 day

Price: $650/person (USD)

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Course Features:

Live Instructor Teaching

Certificate of Completion

Digital Badge

Courseware: Print

Free 6 Month Online Retake

Hands-On Learning?: Yes

Software Lab Included?: Yes

Delivery Methods:

Live Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location

Onsite for Teams

Group Teams
@ Your Organization

This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.


Course Overview

This one-day course explains in Detail the Power BI Desktop features that can be used to create a Dashboard of different Visual Reports describing related tables. We will take students through a step-by-step process displaying all major capabilities, including Getting Data, Query Editor, Data View, Relationships, Visual Reports, Formatting, Filtering, Publishing on the Web, and creating a Dashboard. The final step will require posting the Dashboard on the internet to be shared with others. The details of the final step will be covered in the Power BI Pro Web course, but here we will show the student the process from beginning to end.

Register Early: Registration Deadline is 2 Weeks Prior to Class Start.

Course Notes

Knowledge Prerequisites

Excel - Level 2
• To ensure your success in this course you should have experience managing data with a spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel.

Suggested Follow-Ons

Power BI Desktop – Power Query Editor and DAX Programming


Course Topics

Chapter 1 - Power BI Tools

Chapter 2 - Power BI Process Overview
  • Section 1 - Process Overview Single Table
  • Section 2 - Process Multiple Tables
Chapter 3 - Visual Reports
  • Section 1 - Visual Report More Options
  • Section 2 - Standard Report Types
  • Section 3 - Advanced Report Types
Chapter 4 - Filter Report
  • Section 1 - Filter Pane
  • Section 2 - Filter Pane Formatting
  • Section 3 - Report View / Data/Drill Contextual Ribbon Tab
Chapter 5 - Format Report
  • Section 1 - Visual And General Formatting
  • Section 2 - Page Formatting
  • Section 3 - Report View / Format Ribbon Tab
  • Section 4 - Report View / View Ribbon Tab
  • Section 5 - Conditional Format
Chapter 6 - Data View
  • Section 1 - Data View / Home Ribbon Tab
  • Section 2 - Data View / Table Tools
  • Section 3 - Data View / Column Tools
Chapter 7 - Model View (Relationships)
  • Section 1 - Relationships
  • Section 2 - Model View / Home Ribbon Tab
  • Section 3 - Model View / More Options

Course FAQs

What Are the Available Class Formats?

This course is taught by a live instructor and is available in two class formats:

  1. Live Online for Individuals
  2. Onsite/Online for Private Groups

What Are Power BI Tools?

Power BI tools are a suite of business intelligence and data analytics software developed by Microsoft. It provides users with the ability to quickly transform data into interactive visuals, then publish those insights through reports and dashboards. Power BI delivers powerful capabilities for self-service business intelligence (BI), giving organizations the ability to access, analyze, visualize, and share their data quickly and efficiently. By connecting directly to data sources and leveraging powerful natural language processing capabilities, Power BI enables users to unlock insights from their data without the need for manual coding. With its easy-to-use drag-and-drop interface and robust AI algorithms, Power BI makes it simple for organizations of all sizes to create interactive dashboards that provide a comprehensive view of their business performance.

What Are Power BI Visual Reports?

Power BI visual reports provide the capabilities to create visually enticing, data-driven reports with a wide range of customization options. There are two types of Power BI visual reports: standard and advanced.

Standard report types include graphical elements such as charts, tables, and maps. This type of report includes basic features such as filtering, sorting, and grouping data, as well as customizing the layout, color palette, font, and more.

Advanced report types include interactive visual elements such as slicers, analytics tools like KPI charts, and dashboards that enable users to explore their data in depth. Advanced Power BI visual reports provide detailed insights into trends within a dataset by providing powerful filtering capabilities and drill-down capabilities which allow users to explore the underlying data behind a chart or graph.

Power BI visual reports are an easy-to-use and powerful way to create rich, engaging visuals that tell compelling stories with your data. With a variety of standard and advanced report types available, users can easily customize their visuals to best meet their needs.

What Are Power BI Filter Reports?

Power BI Filter Reports provide powerful insights into data through their filter pane feature. This feature allows users to quickly and easily modify the report view to display subsets of data, highlight specific trends or outliers, or compare related data points. To make analysis even easier, Power BI offers a range of formatting options for the filter pane including sorting by measure and adding visual cues like colors, charts, and images.

To ensure the data is contextualized correctly, Power BI supports a Report View/Data/Drill ribbon tab. This allows users to select which fields will be shown in the report view, drill down into more detailed records or make adjustments to any existing filters. All of this can be done quickly and easily with just a few clicks.

Power BI Filter Reports are a great way to gain insight into your data and make informed decisions. With their intuitive formatting options and Report View/Data/Drill ribbon tab, users can easily analyze their data and uncover important trends or patterns. Start utilizing Power BI Filter Reports today to unlock the potential of your data!

What Is Power BI Report Formatting?

Power BI Report Formatting is an important part of creating a compelling report that drives insights. Visual and general formatting options enable you to customize the appearance of your report. From customizing fonts and colors to hiding or showing elements, there are many ways to take control of the look and feel of your report.

The Page Formatting tab in the Report View ribbon allows you to customize the page by setting a background color, adding images and logos as a header/footer, and configuring margins.

The Report View / Format ribbon tab gives you access to various styling options so that you can adjust text fonts, sizes, colors, and other formatting options. It also provides access to chart styling tools for customizing your charts according to the look and feel you want.

The Report View / View ribbon tab gives you options for changing views in your report, such as Table view or Matrix view. It also has several other features that allow you to customize how elements are displayed on the page.

Conditional Format allows you to apply different formatting rules depending on certain conditions. For example, you can have different color formats for cells depending on whether the value is greater or less than a certain number. With this feature, you can quickly and easily identify trends in your data set.

Power BI Report Formatting provides many options to make your report look its best. With the right tools and settings, you can create compelling reports that drive insights.

What Is Power BI Data View?

Power BI Data View is an intuitive interface that allows users to view and analyze their data. It contains a Home ribbon tab, Table Tools, and Column Tools tabs.

The Home ribbon tab provides access to items such as the Power BI Desktop file, Report page navigation, and other related items. The Table Tools tab provides various options for manipulating data tables in Power BI Desktop including splitting, merging, and sorting columns. The Column Tools tab enables users to add and delete columns or change the data format in a table. It also allows for adding calculations such as sum, average, median, and more.

With its user-friendly interface, Power BI Data View can help users easily explore their data and discover insights quickly. With Power BI Data View, users can gain an in-depth understanding of their data and create powerful visuals to share with others. As a result, business decisions can be made more efficiently and accurately. Power BI Data View puts the power of data analysis into the hands of users who need it most.

What Is Power BI Model View?

Power BI Model View is a powerful tool for visualizing and understanding your data. It allows you to easily analyze the relationships between different pieces of information, create complex visuals with ease, and explore various options for customizing your report.

In Power BI Model View, there is a Home Ribbon Tab that contains all the necessary controls to effectively use this feature. You can access the Relationships tab to view and manage relationships between different data sets, as well as create new ones. It also offers more options for customizing your report by adding or removing fields from the visuals, sorting and filtering the data, and applying conditional formatting. With these options, you can quickly gain insights into your data that would otherwise be difficult to spot.

By utilizing the full capabilities of Power BI Model View, you can unlock deeper insights into your data and create more effective reports. It is an invaluable tool for any organization looking to gain a better understanding of their data and make informed decisions.

With its easy-to-use controls and powerful features, Power BI Model View provides the perfect platform for quickly gaining insights and making data-driven decisions. It is an integral part of any organization’s success. Start exploring your data today with Power BI Model View!

Related Power BI Information:

How Much Does Power BI Training Cost?

Public Power BI instructor led training course prices start at $620 per student. Group training discounts are available to reduce the Power BI course fee per student.

Self-Paced Power BI eLearning courses cost $600 at the starting point per student. Group purchase discounts are available.

What Power BI Skills Should I Learn?

A: If you are wondering what Power BI skills are important to learn, we've written a Power BI Skills and Learning Guide that maps out Power BI skills that are key to master and which of our courses teaches each skill.

Read Our Power BI Skills and Learning Guide

What is the best course to learn Power BI?

A: There are many different courses available to learn Power BI, depending on your learning style and needs. For those who prefer to learn online, Certstaffix Training offers both online live and eLearning classes that can be taken at your own pace. For groups, we offer onsite training face-to-face which can be customized to meet your specific needs. No matter what route you choose, our experienced instructors will ensure that you gain the skills and knowledge you need to confidently use Power BI.

How long will it take to learn Power BI?

A: There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the amount of time it takes to learn Power BI will vary depending on your prior experience and level of expertise. However, we can say that our Power BI training classes are designed to help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the software in a relatively short amount of time - a few days. The key after completing our training or other online resources like tutorials or videos, is to keep practicing to maintain and grow your Power BI skills.

Whether you choose to take our online or group onsite Power BI classes, you can be confident that you will receive the quality instruction needed to become a proficient Power BI user.

Is Power BI difficult to learn?

A: No, Power BI is not difficult to learn. Certstaffix Training provides classes online and onsite for corporate groups that can help you get started with Power BI quickly and easily. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of creating powerful data visualizations, so you can make better decisions for your business.

There are other ways to learn Microsoft Power BI than attending classes. You can watch video tutorials, read manuals, and attend webinars. If you prefer to learn on your own, these are great options. However, if you want more hands-on help or want to learn with others, consider attending a Power BI class. Certstaffix Training offers online and team onsite classes that are taught by experienced instructors who will help you get up and running with Power BI quickly. Sign up today and see how easy it is to get started with this powerful data visualization tool.

Is coding required for Power BI?

A: No, coding is not required for Power BI. Knowledge of SQL querying is helpful, but not required for basic tasks. Certstaffix Training provides classes online and onsite that can help you get started with this business intelligence tool. Power BI training classes can provide you with the skills you need to create reports and visualizations to help you make better decisions for your business. Contact Certstaffix Training today to learn more about our Power BI training options.

What are the top Power BI skills?

A: The top Power BI skills include the ability to collect and analyze data, create visualizations and reports, and effectively communicate findings. In addition, Power BI users should have a strong understanding of statistical methods and be able to apply them to real-world scenarios. Furthermore, it is important for Power BI users to be able to work with complex data sets and be able to understand the relationships between different data points. Finally, Power BI users should have the ability to effectively communicate their findings to others.

Top Power BI Skills

1. Data modeling

2. Data visualization

3. DAX (Data Analysis Expressions)

4. Query editing

5. Report authoring

6. Custom visualization

7. Collaboration and sharing

8. Support and maintenance

9. Training and documentation

10. Project management

These are just some of the skills that are necessary to use Power BI effectively. If you want to be a power user, it is recommended that you master all of them.

Where Can I Learn More About Power BI?

Power BI Blogs

Power BI User Groups

Power BI Online Forums

Explore Power BI Training Classes Near Me:

Certstaffix Training provides Power BI classes near me or online, depending on the number of students involved. We offer online courses for individual learners, as well as in person classes at your office for corporate groups. Our trainers are highly experienced professionals with the expertise necessary to help you gain a thorough understanding of Power BI concepts and tools. With our courses available online for individuals or in person for corporate groups, it's easy to develop your Power BI skills. Start learning today and see how Certstaffix Training can help you reach your goals.


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