Course length:
Training language:
16 lessons
Course fee:

153 500 HUF + VAT (cca. 400 EUR + VAT)

Course dates and application

First training day: 15 July 2024, Further training days: 16.

on working days (09.00 - 16.30)
Application deadline:
5 July 2024
Training language:
Course fee:

153 500 HUF + VAT (cca. 400 EUR + VAT)

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The aim of the course is to introduce students to the Power BI tool, which enables them to quickly and efficiently analyse large amounts of data, even from different data sources, and present it to decision makers in a way that makes it easy to extract useful information for decision making. All this on their own, without the support of IT professionals.

Our Power BI course is designed for controllers, analysts, BI developers, finance and economics professionals, managers and decision makers, as well as project managers. It is recommended for all professionals working with Excel and databases, those who have to manage large amounts of data, create statements and reports, often from tables of an entire company database. Suitable for producing effective and engaging reports and executive decision preparation materials.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required. Basic knowledge of Pivot tables, database management and SQL language is an advantage.

After completing our course, participants will be able to work independently, using their own tools (Excel, Power BI Desktop, browser); they will be able to build and maintain database-driven business applications - mini BI systems - that can even support decisions.



Course outline:



1.1. Definitions
1.1.1 Definition of BI
1.1.2 What is ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)?
1.1.3 Basic concepts of database and data model (OLTP vs OLAP)
1.2. The concept of self-service Business Intelligence
1.2.1 Why has it developed?
1.2.2 The changes in the way IT and Business work together
1.2.3 What enables a system to truly support decision-making
1.3 Introduction to Excel Power BI Addins and Power BI Desktop
1.3.1 Prerequisites for using Power BI
1.3.2 Excel Power BI versus Power BI Desktop versus PowerBI.com
1.3.3 The differences between the different Excel versions


2.1 Data sources (Extract)
2.1.1 Obtaining data from a database
2.1.2 Obtaining data from a file system
2.1.3 Obtaining data from the internet
2.1.4 Obtaining data from other data sources (Salesforce, R, Google Analytics, etc.)
2.2 Transformations (Transform)
2.2.1 Transforming data
2.2.2 Data Cleansing Tasks
2.2.3 Merging data from different data sources
2.2.4 Creating Dimensions and Data Tables
2.3 Introduction to the M language
2.3.1 Creating basic data transformations and calculated columns using the M language
2.3.2 Programmed data acquisition
2.3.3. Creating a calendar table using the M language
2.4 Loading data into the model (Load)
2.5 Data updates 



3.1 Creating and modifying table relationships
3.2 Introduction to the DAX language
3.2.1 Creating simple calculated columns and calculated fields (measures)
3.2.2 Calculating functions
3.2.3 Time-based analyses (Time Intelligence)
3.3. Designing and developing reports presented to users
3.3.1 What will make the analysis useful
3.3.2 Setting up table and field types
3.3.3 Creating hierarchies
3.3.4 Creating KPIs
3.3.5. Using pivot tables to access the data model



4.1 Using a Canvas (Excel - PowerView)
4.1.1 Basic visualisation elements and settings
4.1.2 Time-based graphical visualisation
4.1.3 Displaying images in the report
4.2 Story telling in space (Excel PowerMap)
4.3 Power BI Desktop visualisation capabilities
4.3.1 Using the visualisation interface
4.3.2 Setup and formatting options
4.3.3 Using custom visualisations


5.1 Things to do when sharing
5.2 Interfaces
5.2.1 Excel
5.2.2 SharePoint
5.2.3 PowerBI.com
5.2.4 Other possibilities 



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