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This course is part of the Applied Data Analysis ExpertTrack

Microsoft Power BI: Advanced Data Analysis and Visualisation

Master the fundamentals of Power BI and learn how to gather, transform, and visualise data with ease.

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  • Duration

    4 weeks
  • Weekly study

    5 hours
  • 100% online

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Learn from the experts in the Power BI product team

Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service, helping you stay up-to-date with the information that matters to you. It helps create live operational dashboards from on-premises and cloud data in one central location that you can access across a range of devices.

On this three-week data analysis course, you’ll learn from the Power BI product team at Microsoft as you walk through Power BI end-to-end, and develop practical knowledge of this powerful software.

Through a series of short, lecture-based videos, complete with demos, quizzes, and hands-on labs, you’ll get a complete overview of Power BI and develop essential data science skills.

Discover how to connect and import data

You’ll start by learning how to connect and import your data from multiple sources.

With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to create and enhance the data model and explore the data.

Data visualisation is key in helping you identify trends and patterns within your data set.

On the course, you’ll learn to create stunning visualisations, upload reports, and make dashboards to extract important insights.

Develop future-ready data science skills

With the knowledge of creating visuals, you’ll learn how you can then share them with your co-workers and business users, both on the web and on mobile devices.

Learning from the experts at CloudSwyft and Power BI, you’ll finish the course with sought-after data science skills.

What topics will you cover?

Import Data from Different Resources

Table Transformations

Manage Table Relationships

Data Analysis Expressions

Data Visualization

Prove you're job ready

Highlight the new, job-relevant skills you’ve gained and supplement existing qualifications with a hard-earned, industry-specific digital certificate – plus one for every course within your ExpertTrack.

  • Learn the latest in your chosen industry or subject.
  • Complete each course and pass assessments.
  • Receive certificates validated by the educating organisation.
  • Impress employers with learning outcomes you can add to your CV.
  • Make your career dreams a reality.

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Demonstrated how to connect, import, shape, and transform data for business intelligence (BI)
  • Developed how to visualize data, author reports, and schedule automated refresh of your reports
  • Described real-time dashboards
  • Explained dashboards based on reports in Power BI desktop and Excel

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about using Power BI.

You don’t need any prior experience as this course will help you explore the foundations of using Power BI for data analysis, visualisation, and more.

Who developed the course?

CloudSwyft Global Systems, Inc.

CloudSwyft has partnered with the top global technology companies to deliver cutting edge digital skills learning across the modern workplace.

About this ExpertTrack

Learn applied data analysis from scratch including descriptive statistics and using the powerful tools in Excel and Power BI.

Start learning today - free 7-day trial

After your free trial you can:

  • Pay $39 per month to keep learning online
  • Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
  • Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
  • Only pay while you’re learning; the subscription will cancel automatically when you finish
  • Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
  • Earn digital course certificates and a final award that you can share online, with potential employers, and your professional network
  • Keep access to the content of courses you complete even after your subscription ends

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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