Course Description

Gain a fundamental understanding of the capabilities of Power BI. Learn how to design interactive reports and dashboards. Students will learn how to quickly import Excel and text files into Power BI, and perform simple data transformation. You will learn how to select the most appropriate visual type to meet your design and report layout requirements. Students will get hands-on training and practical exercises.

This course is designed for non-technical business users.

Course Details

By the completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Analyze data using Power BI
  • Create Power BI visuals including custom visualization
  • Create dashboard and reports in Power BI


  • Introduction to Power BI Desktop
  • Import data from Excel, CSV
  • Basic data transformation
  • Create visualizations (Tables, Charts, Dashboards, Reports)
  • Conditional formatting
  • Data analysis, filtering and slicing data


There are no mandatory prerequisites for this course. You are expected to have fundamental understanding of core Microsoft Excel concepts such as worksheets and tables.

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Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 8:45PM
Jun 03, 2024 to Jul 08, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $649.00
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

Students will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Zoom web conferencing software. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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