Use your organisation's data to tell compelling stories

  • Do you want to create your own reports and dashboards?
  • Unable to access data needed to measure indicators?
  • Unable to monitor project results in real-time?
  • Having difficulty sharing your dashboards?
  • Is it difficult to report on your project's activities and impacts?

Power BI is the right solution for you

What you will learn

Welcome to Introduction to Microsoft Power BI! This powerful collection of software, apps, and services will help you analyze your organization’s data and uncover insights and trends. This course will show you how to link and model data in Power BI and create visual reports that reveal data insights. Although the Power BI desktop client will be the primary focus, an introduction to the Power BI Service will also be provided.

  • Connecting to Data Sources with Power BI Desktop

  • Working with Reports and Visualizations

  • Using the Query Editor

  • Transforming and Cleaning Data

  • Data Modeling

  • DAX Basics

  • Introduction to the Power BI Service


Machel McCatty

Founder, Agile Data Labs

Machel McCatty

Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCSA: BI Reporting

Course Fee

Ready to take this course?

Learn to create compelling visualizations

This course teaches the techniques needed to create stunning reports and dashboards


  • Activities

    Hands-on activities enabling learners to practice what is learned in the course.

  • Live Instructor-Led

    Expert-led live labs providing learners with hands-on instruction.

  • Support

    Our team will help resolve any issues that occur during and after the course.

Your course includes

  • 12 hours of live online instructor-led training

  • Practical Exercises

  • Certificate of Achievement

  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning

  • Course Material

Course Outline

  • 1

    Lesson 1: Getting Started

    • An Introduction to Microsoft Power BI
    • Working with Power BI Desktop files
    • Connecting to Data Sources with Power BI Desktop
    • Creating a Report with Visualizations
    • Doing More with Visualizations
  • 2

    Lesson 2: Working with Data

    • Using the Query Editor
    • Transforming and Cleaning Data
    • Managing Relationships
    • Data Modeling
  • 3

    Lesson 3: Working with Reports and Visualizations

    • Page Layout and Formatting
    • Visual Relationship
    • Changing Report View Options
    • Creating Our First Visualizations
    • Editing Interactions
    • Custom Hierarchies
    • Adding Static Objects to a Report
  • 4

    Lesson 4: A Closer Look at Visualizations

    • Table and Matrix
    • Table Styles
    • Pie and Treemap
    • Scatter Chart
    • Bar Chart with Line (Combo Chart)
    • Waterfall
    • Map Visualizations
    • ESRI Map
    • Cards, Gauges, and KPIs
    • Date Slicer
    • Filter (Including TopN)
  • 5

    Lesson 5: Introduction to the Power BI Service

    • Getting Started
    • Connecting to Data Sources with the Power BI Service
    • Using Workspaces, Dashboards and Reports
    • Creating Custom Dashboards
    • Power BI Services Features


  • What if I have questions after I complete the course?

    We will address queries during and after the course.

  • How soon after enrolling will I get access to the content?

    The LMS access will be available instantly, and you will be able to access the all of the course information, activities, and lesson labs.

  • Is the course material accessible to the students even after the course training is over?

    You will have lifetime access to the course material.