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Creating Visualizations with Power BI

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In this course, students will learn how to carry Power BI beyond mere bar charts and transform their reports into data exploration & storytelling tools that companies can use to better understand their data.

In this course, students will learn how to carry Power BI beyond mere bar charts and transform their reports into data exploration & storytelling tools that companies can use to better understand their data.

Beginner

4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated March 25, 2024

Skills you'll learn:
Power BI Report Customization • Data visualization design • Power BI Report Design • Stakeholder management
Prerequisites:
Data transformation • Basic descriptive statistics • Database schemas

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Welcome to Creating Visualizations with Power BI

This lesson will just quickly make sure you've covered everything you need to know and then we'll introduce the topic of data visualization and why it's important.

Lesson 2

Building Compelling Data Visualizations

In this lesson, we're going to kick things off with an overview of common data visualizations you will use in Power BI such as bar charts, line charts, and advanced visuals like scatter plot and maps.

Lesson 3

Designing User-Friendly Reports

In this lesson, we're going to discuss useful design principles that can help those data visuals really shine.

Lesson 4

Creating Interactive Reports for Data Exploration

In this lesson, we'll talk about tools like filters and slicers that will help your users explore data by searching for specific items that interest them.

Lesson 5

Elevating Reports with Advanced Report Features

In this lesson, we are going to explore a couple of advanced Power BI features that will tie our previous lessons together and test all the skills you have learned up to this point.

Lesson 6 • Project

Building a PowerBI Report for Waggle

In this project, you will design and build a Power BI report for Waggle, a start-up company that builds smart devices and apps that help pet owners monitor the health of their pets.

Taught By The Best

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Sean Chandler

Senior Business Intelligence Engineer at Humana

Sean is a Senior Business Intelligence Engineer at Humana, where he oversees an enterprise community of thousands of users & developers. His Power BI work has been featured recently at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit and on Microsoft Mechanics.

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