Power BI Foundational

  • Course level: Beginner


Power BI is a business intelligence tool that allows you to share and build reports and dashboards with various sources that help increase a company’s productivity by delivering useful, time-sensitive, and dynamic information for monitoring and decision-making process. This is great for those who want to quickly learn and upskill on reporting, building dashboards, and data visualization which is not only user-friendly, Power BI offers numerous complimentary applications, easy access from any location, and have a large and thriving community for forum discussion and development. So you learn practical skills in Power BI which is very popular and applicable to the business environment today for working with and visualizing data.

Introduction course to Power BI provides essential knowledge to understanding Power BI in a bigger picture and the beneficial role it can play for business as well as introducing tools and applications available on Power BI starting by how to set up Power BI desktop and account, getting to know Power Query, build-in features for data transformation, modelling, applying DAX function, create and publish Power BI report.

Each topic is designed and layout to give a basic understanding and application of how Power BI Desktop and Microsoft Power Platform works and impact each other as well as a hands-on practical exercise and quiz to help familiarize with the tools and application.

What Will I Learn?

  • Comprehensive Knowledge in Power BI
  • Navigate and use the basic Power BI tool
  • Create and Publish visualization report

Topics for this course

16 Lessons

Introduction to Power BI?

Getting to know what is Power BI and how it plays a role in Microsoft Power Platform, understanding how it works as a whole and how Power BI brings values to business as well as learning about what it is as a product, the installment process, and lastly, how to obtain the application so that you make an inform decision and choose the right licensing plan for your business.
Overview of Microsoft Power Platform and Power BI
Power BI product and License
Setup Power BI Desktop
Topic 1 – Quiz 1

Power BI Desktop and Power Query Editor?

Introducing to Power BI Desktop, getting familiar with the feel and look of the application, how to stay up-to-date and get involved in the community and forum as well as exploring the features and tools offered in Power BI which include the introduction to Power Query and how to connect and use with Power BI application so that you are aware of the available resources and feature offer for Power BI and Power Query Editor respectively

Data Transformation, Modeling, and DAX?

Learning about data transformation build-in features to clean and manipulate data to fit your business requirement, knowing how to model your dataset, getting to know DAX and how it can be used, and lastly, understanding the importance of these components and how they can impact each other so that you can prepare your data, optimized data pipeline and ensure data quality and accuracy.

Data Visualization and Published Report?

In this topic, you’ll explore the drag-and-drop visual building processes and features in Power BI, how to create graphs/charts as well as give an overview on the format and analyze features to customize each graph/chart. Toward the end, you’ll learn to build basic reports and publish them in Microsoft Power Platform so that you can create infographic reports and dashboards to share with your team.

About the instructor

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6 Courses

17 students


Material Includes

  • Content docs
  • Quizzes
  • Assignments


  • This is a foundation-level course and therefore only requires general computer literacy.

Target Audience

  • Any learner who want to learn data visualization with Power BI or have a comprehensive view of Power BI