Microsoft BI Training Overview

Microsoft BI Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Power BI

  • What is Power BI?
  • Power BI Service
  • Power BI Report Server
  • Power BI Desktop
  • Reports and Dashboards
  • Datasets
  • Row-Level Security
  • Content Packs
  • Natural Language Queries

Module 2: ​​Data Sources

  • Publishing to Power BI from Excel
  • Updating Files in Power BI
  • Data Refresh
  • Power BI Data Model
  • Managing Data Relationships
  • Optimising the Model for Reporting
  • Hierarchies
  • SQL Servers
  • Other Data Sources
  • R Script Data Connector
  • Creating a Group

Module 3: Shaping and Combining Data

  • Query Editor
  • Applied Steps
  • Advanced Editor
  • Shaping Data
  • Formatting Data
  • Combining Data

Module 4: Modelling Data

  • What are the Relationships?
  • Creating and Viewing Relationships
  • Cardinality
  • Cross Filter Direction
  • What is DAX?
  • Syntax
  • Functions
  • Context
  • Calculated Columns
  • Calculated Tables
  • Measures

Module 5: Interactive Data Visualisations

  • Power BI Reports: Page Layout and Formatting
  • Multiple Visualisations
  • Creating Charts
  • Using Geographic Data
  • Histograms
  • Power BI Admin Portal
  • Report Settings
  • Desktop Settings

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Who should attend this Microsoft BI Training Course?

The Microsoft BI Course is a comprehensive course designed to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively use Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) tools for data analysis, reporting, and visualisation. This Business Intelligence Course is useful for the following professionals:

  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Managers
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Business Intelligence Professionals

Prerequisites of the Microsoft BI Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Microsoft BI Course. However, a basic understanding of business intelligence and report making can be beneficial.

Microsoft BI Training Course Overview

Microsoft BI Course provides delegates with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft's Business Intelligence suite, a robust data analysis, visualisation, and reporting tool. In today's business landscape, effective BI solutions are integral to deriving actionable insights from vast datasets, making Business Intelligence Training Courses highly relevant for professionals seeking to enhance their analytical capabilities.

Professionals in roles such as Data Analysts, Business Intelligence Developers, and IT Professionals should aim to master Microsoft BI. The suite, including Power BI and SQL Server Reporting Services, is crucial for individuals and organisations looking to harness the full potential of their data. Mastery of Microsoft BI tools empowers professionals to extract valuable insights, streamline reporting processes, and make informed decisions based on robust data analysis.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day Microsoft BI Training equips delegates with hands-on experience using Power BI for data visualisation and SQL Server Reporting Services to create comprehensive reports. Delegates will learn to connect to diverse data sources, create interactive dashboards, and generate actionable insights. The Business Intelligence Training ensures that delegates leave with practical knowledge to leverage Microsoft BI tools effectively.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Business Intelligence
  • To use Power BI for interactive data visualisation
  • To create comprehensive reports with SQL Server Reporting Services
  • To perform advanced data analysis using Microsoft BI tools
  • To streamline reporting processes for more efficient decision-making

Upon completing this training, delegates can confidently navigate and utilise Microsoft's BI suite. BI Reporting Courses empower them to contribute significantly to data-driven decision-making within their organisations, enhancing their proficiency in leveraging BI tools for strategic insights.

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What’s included in this Microsoft BI Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Microsoft BI Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Microsoft BI Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Microsoft BI Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Microsoft BI Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Microsoft BI Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Microsoft BI Training at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Microsoft BI Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Microsoft BI Training FAQs

Microsoft BI training teaches the use of Microsoft Business Intelligence tools to analyse data and create business insights.
There are no formal prerequisites for the Microsoft BI Training. However, a basic understanding of business intelligence and report making can be beneficial.
Benefits include improved data analysis skills, better decision making, and enhanced career opportunities.
Yes, we provide 24/7 support to help you with any issues during the training.
The duration of this Microsoft BI Training Course is 1 day.
Yes, we provide self-paced Microsoft BI Certification Course, allowing you to learn at your convenience.
Jobs include roles like BI Developer, Data Analyst, and Business Intelligence Manager.
Yes, we offer customised corporate training programs in Microsoft BI to meet organisational needs.
This course is suitable for IT professionals, data analysts, and anyone interested in data and business analysis.
Please contact our customer support team to resolve any issues related to your Microsoft BI Courses.
In this course, delegates will have training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, and a certificate after course completion.
Pursuing Microsoft BI Certification enhances skills in data analysis and reporting, boosting employability and expertise.
There are no strict qualifications, but a background in IT or related fields can be beneficial.
After completing the training, consider applying skills to real-world projects, or pursuing advanced studies.
The training fees for Microsoft BI Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Microsoft BI Training.
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You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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