Introduction to Power BI

4 Half Day Live Webinar
Instructor-Led

This Power BI course is focused on introducing users to the fundamentals of Power BI and DAX in a hands-on and interactive environment. Throughout the course, users will be guided through an end-to-end analytics scenario using a combination of lectures, demos, and hands-on labs to reinforce understanding of the data analysis process. Learn Power BI skills that will get you started with self-service business analytics and sharing discovered insights.

After completing this course, feel confident that you can create your own projects in Power BI.

Topics covered in the course include Power Query Editor, Data Modeling, DAX, Visualizations, and more. Download the course syllabus for a full breakdown of course objectives.

Introduction to Power BI

Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting

This online instructor-led two-day course is your entrance to the world of Power BI! The course is focused on introducing users to the fundamentals of Power BI and DAX in a hands-on and interactive environment.

$975 CAD

About Our Power BI Course

Course Objectives

The course objectives are to import, transform and cleanse data using Power Query Editor, build a data model for self-service reporting, manipulate the model with DAX , publish and share visualizations.

Duration

You will get 4 half days of an all access pass with our experienced instructors in this course. In other words, this is a 4 day course that runs from 9 am to 12:15 pm MST with time built in for asking questions.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course but previous experience with an analytics tool such as Excel is an asset. More realistically, the prerequisites for this course are a fun attitude and a desire to learn!

Canada Alberta Job Grant

By taking both the Introduction to Power BI and Intermediate Power BI courses, your employer may qualify for the Canada Alberta Job Grant for training funding. You have to start the first courses within 6 month of being approved for the funding and complete the second course within 52 weeks of the introductory training course start date.

Course Set Up

Download the latest version of Microsoft Power BI Desktop and get access to Power BI Service by signing in to powerbi.microsoft.com with your work or school email.

Location

This course is currently only available online (see COVID notice). Our online courses are run in Mountain Time and can be accessed around the world. When in-person events are available, our locations are Calgary and Edmonton.

What do I take next?

The best thing is to dive in and start working with Power BI. Try connecting your Excel data to Power BI. We suggest taking the Intermediate Power BI course 3-6 months after the Introduction to Power BI Course.

COVID Notice

All of our events will be delivered online until further notice due to COVID-19. 

Individual

Our introductory Power BI course is individuals who want to broaden their data analytics techniques. There are no prerequisites for this course but previous experience with an analytics tool such as Excel is an asset.

Sign up and go further with your analysis while learning how to tell a story with your data!
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Group

Are you a group of two or more?

If you and a colleague are looking to improve your Power BI skills, get a 10% discount for signing up together.

Select the Group Attendees tickets at checkout to get the discount.
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Corporate

Are you an organization looking for personalized Power BI training that suits your business goals and works with your schedule?

Our training is ideal for 7-15 people per course and is currently completely virtual.

Contact us today to find out more!
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Accelerate Your Insights With Our Power BI Training​

Power BI is a unified self-service & enterprise Business Intelligence platform.

It is the leading data visualization and interactive reporting tool from Microsoft, focused on aiding users to connect, analyze, visualize their data and publish and collaborate on reports.

Learn Power BI to empower your organizations analytics to get results faster, become more strategic, and work together more effectively.

Meet Our Instructors

Chris Sorensen

Chris Sorensen CPA, CGA, is the Founder and President of Iteration Insights, a tech-enabled data analytics solutions provider based in Calgary, Alberta. 

He is a Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate and Microsoft Certified Trainer with a combined 20+ years of industry and teaching experience. As an adjunct instructor of the Business Intelligence program at SAIT, he plays a significant role in shaping new talent in Calgary’s emerging tech sector. Following his lifelong learning approach, Chris also coordinates both Power Platform and Azure Analytics User Groups, providing a space dedicated to knowledge-sharing and growing Alberta’s tech community. His favourite hashtag is #neverstoplearning.

Jarid Mckenzie

Jarid McKenzie, BSc. In Mathematics and Statistics and certified in Business Intelligence from the University of Calgary, is co-owner and Lead Analytics Architect for Iteration Insights.

Jarid has eight years of experience working in the digital space, including teaching Business Intelligence at the University of Calgary and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). Currently, he is on the advisory board for the Business Intelligence Program at SAIT and is a mentor to many graduates from this course. As an active member of the Power Platform and Azure Analytics User Groups in Calgary, Jarid loves to share his knowledge with the community by speaking at major data analytics events, such as the Power Platform World Tour held in Calgary last year.

Tutu Hamid

Tutu is an Analytics Consultant with Iteration Insights. He is a beloved instructor of the Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, and Reporting course at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). 

There, Tutu teaches the ins and outs of Power BI to Alberta’s emerging tech talent. He started teaching analytics with a Microsoft Power BI focus back in 2018 and has since delivered trainings to public and corporate clients in various organizations. As an instructor and continuous learner, he enjoys teaching in an active learning environment where the knowledge transfer goes both ways. In his classroom, he utilizes visualizations in explaining theory and concepts, and demonstrates cause-and-effect to effectively connect knowledge.

Earn a Certificate

Our Introduction to Power BI training course is a comprehensive over view of the tool and this certificate is proof that you have taken a big leap in mastering all of the capabilities in Power BI.

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GET THE INTRODUCTION TO POWER BI COURSE SYLLABUS

Introduction to Power BI

Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting

This online instructor-led two-day course is your entrance to the world of Power BI! The course is focused on introducing users to the fundamentals of Power BI and DAX in a hands-on and interactive environment.

$975 CAD

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