WRK201 - A Beginner’s Guide to Power BI for SharePoint Users

Treb Gatte 

NOTE: This is intended as a hands on class. A PC with Power BI Desktop installed is required to get the most out of it. However, you are welcome to attend if you simply want an overview of what Power BI can do for you.

Are you new to Power BI? Are you a SharePoint Administrator or SharePoint Power User? Are you tired of copying and pasting data from SharePoint to create reports and dashboards over and over again? We’ll take you through the basics of using Power BI with SharePoint data. You’ll say good bye to copy/paste once and for all.

Whether you are using On-Premises SharePoint or SharePoint Online in Office 365, come to this workshop to learn essential skills every SharePoint user should know about Power BI..

Attendees will learn:
• Learn the Power BI components:
o Power BI Desktop
o PowerBI.com
o Power BI mobile applications
o Learn how these components can be used with Office 365 and SharePoint
• Receive an introduction into the core functions of Power BI
o Data extraction from SharePoint
o Loading and transformation using Power Query M
o Extending your data with DAX
• Report basics
• Publishing and distribution basics

Who should take this course?:
If your company uses Office 365 or SharePoint 2013/2016 and you are either a
• Manager
• Business Analyst
• Power User
• SharePoint Administrator
• Consultant

If you work in these areas, you will see value
• Marketing
• Information Technology
• Finance
• Sales
• Social Media

The class assumes no prior knowledge of Power BI and Data

Level: Introductory and overview   -    Platform: Both