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Analytics & Reporting – Focus Power BI

Data Scientist course description

With the course Analytics & Reporting – Focus Power BI you get the most important basics for Power BI and the potential of data-driven decisions at hand. Using the best practices of the Power Query Editor as well as advanced use cases, you will create meaningful visualizations in MS Power BI, which you can then use via drag & drop in and present them in an easy-to-understand way with the help of data storytelling. understandable with the help of data storytelling.

In the Data Scientist  course you will learn:  

  • Basics of business intelligence and driven decisions
  • Basic function of Power BI
  • Best practices for data visualization in Power BI
  • Best practices for data processing with the Power Query Editor
  • Best practices for data storytelling
  • Basics of KPI calculation with DAX language and statistics
  • Target Audience  

    The beginner‘s course is aimed at all those who would like to learn business intelligence without prior technological knowledge in order to prepare data in reports. Self-service BI and the use of intuitive tools such as Power BI are skills that are in demand in many departments such as Marketing, HR or Finance. The further training is also suitable for career changers.

    Prerequisites for participation 

    No prior knowledge or programming skills are required for the course.
    Online course
    32 hours (4 weeks)
    4 chapters + 4 exercise projects
    Entry level
    German
    Certificate of completion
    €1,790.00 incl. VAT
    12.03.2021
    What to Expect

    Course Overview

    Power BI skills

    Mircosoft Power BI is the #1 business intelligence tool and relatively easy to learn, even for beginners.

    Real-world execises

    Apply your knowledge in two interactive real-world projects and consolidate it for later use in day-to-day life.

    Final project

    In your final project, you will apply the techniques you have learned to consolidate your BI skills.

    Power BI skills

    Mircosoft Power BI is the #1 business intelligence tool and relatively easy to learn, even for beginners.

    Real-world execises

    Apply your knowledge in two interactive real-world projects and consolidate it for later use in day-to-day life.

    Final project

    In your final project, you will apply the techniques you have learned to consolidate your BI skills.

    Chapter Overview

    In the first chapter, you will learn why data-driven decisions are important and what the workflow of data analysis looks like. You will learn the most important basic functions of Microsoft Power BI – including data, model, and report views, as well as filtering features. You will load multiple datasets in the data view to create a data modeland create your first report.
    In the second chapter, you will learn through hands-on exercises the best practices of data visualization and how you can change and format visualizations. Power BI offers visualizations that you can use in reports and dashboards. You will learn how to avoid typical mistakes and get guidelines on how to present graphics in a comprehensive way. Afterwards, you will learn how to use the Power Query Editor with the help of the Power BI Desktop for data processing and linking different data sources.
    In the third chapter, you will learn how to arrange your reports and analyses in dashboards and communicate them to relevant stakeholders in an efficient and easy-to-understand way using the key principles of data storytelling. You will also learn advanced BI skills. To do this, you will learn the basics of Data Analysis Expressions (DAX language). You will learn basic concepts and best practices for incorporating DAX into your reports and learn to write complex DAX code for calculations to generate columns, metrics, and tables.
    The fourth chapter focuses on basic concepts of statistics. We provide you with the best practices for valid statistical data analyses. Finally, you will explore advanced business intelligence methods based on statistics and machine learning. At the end, you will be able to use drillthrough to drill down across pages and perform influence factor analysis.

    Start Dates

    Duration: 72 hours (4 months (on the job))
    Duration: 72 hours (4 months (on the job))
    Duration: 72 hours (4 months (on the job))

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