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Effective Dashboards using Power BI

Become an expert in the development of effective visual dashboards using Power BI.

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

Learn from leading experts in the industry

Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

Learn Key Tools & Technologies Power BI

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

Business intelligence tools like Power BI drive organizations towards better decision outcomes that put them ahead of competitors in the industry. With Power BI, businesses can effectively visualize and interpret data to make informed decisions, as well as draw strategic insights about the future. As data interpretation and visualization is crucial to business across all industries, an understanding of Power BI has become an essential element. 

  • This course will provide learners with the skills needed to build professional business intelligence reports and dashboards from the ground up.
  • Learners will understand how to blend and transform raw data into interactive dashboards.
  • This course will explain relational data models, Data Analysis Expressions (DAX), and how to create interactive reports. 
  • Learners will complete projects that require extensive use of Power BI that they can showcase to demonstrate their job-ready skills. 

Who can take this course?

Engineering graduates and working professionals with a background in similar fields.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 1 - Introduction to Power BI

This week will cover 

  • Power BI: Introduction
  • Why Power BI
  • Installing Power BI
  • Power BI Query Editor: Introduction
  • Types of Power BI Data Connectors
  • Basic Table Transformation

Week 2 - Transform Data (Query Editor) - Part 1

This week will cover 

  • Data Transformation in Power BI 
  • Basic Table Transformation
  • Text, Number & Date Tools
  • Index & Conditional Columns
  • Grouping & Aggregating Data
  • Pivoting & UnPivoting

Week 3 - Transform Data (Query Editor) - Part 2

This week will cover 

  • Merging, Modifying & Appending Queries
  • Connecting to Folders
  • Defining Hierarchies & Categories
  • Best Practices of Query Editing & Power BI

Week 4 - Relational Data Model - Part 1

This week will cover 

  • Data Model
  • Database Normalization
  • Data Table Types
  • Creating Power BI Table Relationships
  • Table Schemas
  • Relationships

Week 5 - Relational Data Model - Part 2

This week will cover 

  • Relationship Cardinality
  • Connecting Multiple Data Tables
  • Filter Flow
  • Two Way Filter
    • Filtering & Cross-Filtering
  • Hiding Fields from the Power BI Report View
  • Data Modeling & Power BI Best Practices

Week 6 - Basics of DAX - Part 1

This week will cover 

  • Data  Analysis Expressions (DAX): Introduction
  • Calculated Columns vs Measures
  • DAX Syntax and Operators
  • Common DAX Functions
  • Basic Date and Time Formulas

Week 7 - Basics of DAX - Part 2

This week will cover

  • DAX Syntax
  • Common DAX Functions
  • Text Functions
  • Related
  • Basic Mathematical & Statistics Functions
  • Calculate
  • All
  • Filter
  • Time Intelligence Functions

Week 8 - Advanced DAX Functions

This week will cover

  • Calculated Joins between Tables
  • Relationship Functions
  • Advanced Time Intelligence

Week 9 - Creating Interactive Reports - Part 1

This week will cover

  • Power BI Report View: Introduction
  • Adding Basic Charts to Power BI Reports
  • Create a Visualization
  • Filtering Options
  • Matrix Visualization
  • Slicers & Timelines
  • Key Performance Indicator (KPIs) Chart
  • Power BI Map Visuals (Basic, Fill, ArcGIS)

Week 10 - Creating Interactive Reports - Part 2

This week will cover 

  • TreeMaps, Lines, Areas & Gauges
  • Editing Report Interactions
  • Adding Drill through Filters
  • Linking to Report Bookmarks
  • Using "What-If" Parameters
  • Managing & Viewing Roles

Week 11 - Creating Interactive Reports - Part 3

This week will cover

  • Power BI Service: Introduction
  • Power BI Service Administration
  • Connecting to Multiple Types of Data

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Supply and Demand Gap Analysis

Learners will have to identify the gap between demand and supply so that organizations can take action to minimize those gaps. The candidates can choose any domain, like Human Resources, Retail, Automobile, Cab Services, Renewable Energy, Food Industry. Using this, you will have to: 

  • Understand the business problem
  • Provide data-driven insights for better decision-making to minimize the gaps between supply and demand
  • Understanding the source of the gap and what is driving the gap

When submitting the project, you will have to deliver the following: 

  • Detailed document of your work with a description of the challenges you faced and the solutions to them
  • List of formulas created in the report 
  • Power BI Report/.PBIX file 
  • Presentation of the project like a case study using PowerPoint

COVID-19 Vaccinations Trend Analysis

In this project, learners have to track and analyze COVID-19 vaccination trends to see doses administered by manufacturer, country, region, age, and gender. This project requires learners to: 

  • Work with large datasets
  • Provide data-driven insights for better decision-making to increase vaccination awareness 
  • Identify vaccination schemes
  • Understand where the vaccination progress is low, as well as the root cause of this

At the end of the project, you will have to deliver the following:

  • Detailed document of your work with the challenges you faced when working on it, as well as the solutions to the problems
  • List of formulas created in the report 
  • Power BI report/.PBIX file 
  • Presentation of the project like a case study using PowerPoint

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Ratings & Reviews by Learners

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The Art of Designing Impactful Power Bi Dashboards

 

In a world dominated by data, businesses are keen on capitalizing on data for their competitive advantage. With the advancements in AI, Microsoft’s data visualization tools like Azure and Power Bi have enabled even non-data scientists to work with data efficiently to handle large volumes of data, build interactive machine learning models and visualizations and generate actionable insights. 

As of 2021, the global business intelligence market was worth USD 24 billion. About 52% of software companies and 50% of finance companies depend on BI dashboards and tools worldwide. The popularity of Power BI has created an abundance of job opportunities for professionals with BI reporting and dashboard creation skills. 

Skill-Lync’s 12-week BI course on creating effective dashboards is a 100% online program you can study from the comfort of your home. The curriculum is curated by leading experts in the industry, and it takes you through all the steps involved in BI reporting. The course will also cover relational data models, Data Analysis Expressions (DAX), and the intricacies of Power BI dashboard creation. 

The project-based learning approach allows you to focus on two industry-level projects to get hands-on experience. The Power BI course will help you build the requisite skills any trained professional in this domain needs to land top jobs in BI reporting. The fee for learning the Power BI Reporting course ranges from INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 monthly for three months.

Who Should Take This Course?

The industry-relevant Power BI course is for passionate engineering and computer science students. Even freshers from any engineering discipline can opt for this BI reporting course. Experienced professionals keen on improving their domain expertise can also seek career advancement through this course.

What will you learn?

The concepts discussed in the course include:

  • Fundamentals of BI Dashboard creation
  • Data models
  • Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

Skills You Will Gain

  • The ability to build professional business intelligence reports and dashboards from scratch.
  • An in-depth knowledge of standard industry practices in BI reporting
  • The expertise to implement what you learnt in industry-scale projects.

Key Highlights of The Program

  • The Power BI Course is a 7-week-long course.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get email and forum support to clear your doubts during the course.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful and practice-oriented.

Career Opportunities After Taking The Course

Upon completing the Power BI Course, numerous job opportunities will open up. Some exciting positions you can work for include:

FAQs on The Power BI Course 

  1. Who can take up the Power BI course?

Students and graduates of computer science and related engineering streams can take the BI reporting course.

  1. Is the Power BI course an online program?

Yes, the BI reporting course is 100% online.

  1. What is the duration of the Power BI course?

This advanced BI reporting course is 7 weeks long and covers all the concepts any BI developer must be aware of.

  1. What is the fee for pursuing the Power BI course?

The fee for learning the Power BI course at Skill-Lync is flexible and is available in three plans. The basic plan provides you with two months of access at INR 10,000 per month, the Pro plan provides four months of access at INR 12,500 per month, and the Premium plan provides you lifetime access at INR 15,000 per month.

  1. How much can a Power BI developer earn?

According to Payscale, the average annual of a BI developer ranges from ₹300,000 - ₹ 1,108,000. However, your pay package varies with your experience and skills.

  1. Is there any certificate for completing the Power BI course?

Yes, you shall be given a course completion certificate after completing the Power BI course. The top 5% of the scorers will receive a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

  1. Is any technical support available for the BI reporting course?

Yes, you can clear your doubts during coursework from our technical support team through email and forum support.

  1. Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India’s leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.

The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry’s demands through job-oriented courses.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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10 years in the experience range

Instructors with 10 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

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