Creating Reports and Dashboards in Microsoft Power BI

Transforming big datasets into easily consumable reports

Microsoft Power BI is a powerful business analytics service that can be used to transform data from multiple sources into interactive, visual reports that can be viewed on any device. With Data Analysis and Business Intelligence being vital to business success, this course will give you the knowledge and tools to create highly visual reports and dashboards to facilitate and accelerate decision making.

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Purpose of this course

This course will allow users to take data models that have already been created and create interactive reports and dashboards for end-users to quickly gain data insights.

Who is this course for

Anyone who wants to learn how to create reports from data! It would be suitable for any level of IT experience but would mainly benefit users in data analysis or reporting roles.

You will learn how to

•    Use Power BI to draw out information and intelligence from business data.
•    Create engaging and interactive reports using data visualisations.
•    Implement a consistent theme for reports using templates and best practices.
•    Create workspaces, dashboards, and Apps.
•    Publish and share reports within the organisation.

Benefits for your organisation

Power BI provides insights throughout your organisation by making your vast amount of data easily consumable. Well-designed reports and dashboards can transform the way your staff work, facilitating decision making and identifying problem areas rapidly. 

Benefits for you as an individual

Data Analytics and Data Science are some of the fastest-growing roles today. With the tools gained on this course, you can take the data provided by your data team and create concise, interactive reports to be used at all levels within an organisation.

Introduction to Power BI

•    What is Power BI?
•    Power BI within the data analysis toolkit.
•    Introduction to the Power BI Desktop interface.
•    Introduction to the Power BI Service interface.

Creating Reports

•    Graphical Visualisations.
•    Cards.
•    Tables and matrices.
•    Slicers.
•    Filters.

A Consistent Vision

•    Templates.
•    Layout best practices.
•    Bookmarks.
•    Themes.

Working with Reports

•    Interactions.
•    Drilldown.
•    Adding report objects – text, buttons etc.

Extending Reports

•    Standard visualisations.
•    Marketplace.


•    Pinning.
•    Other content
•    Navigation.

Publishing and Sharing

•    Sharing reports.
•    Creating and publishing Apps.


​Whilst not essential, experience creating charts in a tool like Microsoft Excel and an understanding of the different type of charts would be beneficial.

Pre-course work required


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