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Power BI - Use PBI Desktop to Create Reports and Dashboards

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Power BI - Use PBI Desktop to Create Reports and Dashboards

Speaker: Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    4h

This webcast, part of the 2020 Power BI Series, focuses on the Power BI Desktop interface, connecting to data sources and creating the visualizations.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify components of the Power BI Desktop interface
  • Use Power BI Desktop to connect to data sources
  • Use Power BI Desktop to create Interactive visualizations of your data

£139.00 (CIMA members only)

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Product information

Overview

This webcast is part of the 2020 Power BI Series. Please see below for the suggested viewing order.

Power BI Desktop is a new stand-alone tool that adds visualization to your data. This webcast focus is on learning the Power BI Desktop interface, connecting to data sources and creating the visualizations. We will demonstrate the creation of each of the various visualizations and the various options related to each.

We will also show how the visualization can be connected together to provide fully-interactive reports with drill-down capabilities. This webcast does not require any Excel knowledge but understanding Power Pivot and Power Query can reduce your learning curve.

This series is presented using Excel 2019/Office 365. Regardless of the version you are using, most concepts covered in this webcast series apply to all versions of Excel.

However, in order to follow along and apply concepts being taught during this session, you need to have the Power Pivot add-in installed.

Explore the other webcasts in the 2020 Power BI Series:

Power BI - Introduction to MS Power BI Tools
Power BI - Prepare Your Data Efficiently for Excel Analysis
Power BI - Analyze Your Data With Excel Pivot Tables
Power BI - Create Excel Dashboards for Maximum Impact
Power BI - Use Power Query to Transform Your Data
Power BI - Go Beyond PivotTables with Power Pivot
Power BI - Use Advanced Calculations with DAX Formulas
Power BI - Share Your Data Analysis using PowerBI.com

Key Topics:

  • Tour of the Power BI Desktop interface

  • Using Power BI Desktop to connect to data sources

  • Available visualizations in Power BI Desktop

  • Building interactivity into visualizations

Advanced Prep:

Install the Microsoft PowerBI Desktop (email: PowerBI@cpax.net for details)

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to analyze data

Professional development

This Video offers 4 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:This class does not require any Excel knowledge, however understanding Power Pivot and Power Query can reduce your learning curve.
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:4h
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£139.00 (CIMA members only)

£179.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

    Bryan serves as a trusted adviser to CPAs in public accounting, as well as business and industry, on all aspects of information technology. Bryan’s expertise includes in-depth knowledge of paperless work flow solutions, the impact of technology on internal controls, strategic IT infrastructure design and information security best practices. As a nationally recognized author and presenter on information technology issues impacting CPAs, Bryan is passionate about the opportunities for CPAs to benefit from safe and secure computing.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Leadership role in IT consulting services for a top 10 and two top 100 firms over the past 25 years.
    • Nationally recognized speaker on technology issues impacting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on internal controls, disaster recovery planning and information security.
    • Specialized knowledge in project management systems
    • Charter member of the Masters of Science in Information Assurance (MISA), Walsh College, Troy, Michigan
    • Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group - Michigan
    • Member of the AICPA CITP (Certified Information technology Professional) Credential Committee
    • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs Information
    • Technology Committee and Leadership Committee