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90-minute live streaming program
  • October 7
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Utilizing and Understanding Microsoft Power BI

October 7

Learn how to masterfully create interactive reports with Power BI® Desktop.

There is way too much data to process out there, and your data may be in many different sources. How do you make sense of it all? Increasingly, organizations of all sizes are seeking to take advantage of the vast data available to them to identify previously undiscovered insights and gain competitive advantages. The premier tool for this is MS Power BI®, Excel’s® big brother, on steroids. These big data desktop tools were out-of-reach just a few short years ago. Today Microsoft® Desktop Power BI® is free. Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those organizations that harness the power of big data business intelligence (BI) realize tangible competitive advantages. MS Power BI® allows mangers to rely less on the IT department and achieve more self-service, control, agility and focused business intelligence (BI) using both the data warehouse and outside sources. With MS Power BI® you can easily manipulate several databases. MS Power BI® is easy, fast, and free. This topic will show you how to create rich interactive reports with Power BI® Desktop.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to review Power BI® Desktop.
  • You will be able to discuss loading the data model and connecting Power BI® Desktop to data sources.
  • You will be able to recognize the Query Editor Interface.
  • You will be able to explain database relationships.

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Agenda

Introduction to Power BI® Desktop
Loading the Data Model - Connecting Power BI® Desktop to Data Sources
  • Access® Data
  • Excel® Data
  • SQL Server Data
Introduction to the Query Editor Interface: Editing Data
Understanding Database Relationships: Power BI® Data Modeling
Power BI® Desktop Report View: Creating Interactive Visualizations/Dashboards
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  • CPE 1.8 including Computer Software & Applications 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Computer Software & Applications for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of business financials. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Specialized Knowledge and Applications for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for business owners and managers, supervisors, associates, administrative professionals, sales and marketing professionals, accountants and directors.

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Faculty

Tom Fragale

Tom Fragale

DBA The PC Guy Consulting, INC

  • Microsoft® certified trainer, Microsoft® certified office expert
  • Computer professional with more than 30 years of professional experience
  • Has trained more than 30,000 business people in online webinars, public seminars, and onsite training
  • Clients include many Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, military bases, and companies large and small across many industries, including manufacturing, banking, pharmaceutical, education, retail, etc
  • Started career as a database application programmer and has served as a consultant and project manager on many successful projects
  • Areas of expertise include: Access®, Excel®, Word™, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, Crystal Reports, SQL Server, Visio®, QuickBooks®, and SharePoint®
  • Passionate about training people and helping people get the most out of their computers, and is a published author having written a book on Microsoft® Access®
  • B.A. degree in computer science, LaSalle University
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Product ID: 404765
Published 2019
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