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Introduction To Data Analytics Using Microsoft Power BI

In this free online course, Learn how to use Power BI to transforms your company's data into interactive visual reports

Publisher: Stone River eLearning
Data analytics is a powerful skill to have today and by using Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (BI) you can do so effectively and efficiently. Through this course, you will learn how to create interactive visualizations, reports and dashboards with a few clicks or drag-and-drops. You will also see how Power BI can handle files that are too large for Excel.
Introduction To Data Analytics Using Microsoft Power BI
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    1.5-3 Hours
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In this free online course, Introduction to Data Analytics using Microsoft Power Business Intelligence, you will be introduced to the Microsoft Power BI tool that will help you to perform business analysis and create reports. You will learn how to create an online account on Microsoft Power BI and how to download it onto a desktop. You will study some of the exciting features available on this platform. We will also discuss the main difference between Power BI online and Power BI desktop. This course will help you understand the importance of business analytics globally and why we should study this. You will learn how you can generate powerful reports and obtain helpful information for your senior management. This course will use real-world scenarios to help you understand how business analytics work.

The course then describes some practical examples of working with big data. You will learn how you can create visualizations from big data sets and transform them in Power BI. You will see how it can transform a business’ data into visuals for you to see which reduces the time you had to spend on collating the information before. With the Power BI tool, you will be able to make better decisions for your business. It can work with dozens of data types, such as Excel, Access and CSV files, Salesforce, Google Analytics, MailChimp, GitHub, QuickBooks Online and dozens of others. The programme can also run R scripts which is very useful for businesses that need to clean datasets. We will discuss how you can use publicly available data in Power BI and from where you can access these big data sets. This publicly available data will help you practice business analytics while studying this course.

The course then describes how you can use insights from your data sets to look through your data and find interesting trends and patterns. These patterns and trends are presented in the form of visuals that can help you to analyze data and will help you make better reports. Then, we will discuss how you can share these reports and dashboards with your coworkers and present critical information after creating interactive reports. This course is ideal for those who are working as Business Analysts and Business Development Managers or for students studying data analysis and who want to improve their business intelligence skills. So, why wait? Start this course today.

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