Getting Started with PowerBI - GTA University Centre Course September

Date & Time

21 Sep 09:15 - 16:00


Online Event

If lockdown restrictions and/or social distancing guidelines are still in place the tutor will deliver this course in real-time in a virtual classroom on the appointed date or dates.

PowerBI is free Microsoft software anyone can use to create engaging, interactive reports and dashboards, based on data from one or many sources. Better data visualisation means better, faster decision making for you and your organisation.

This practical session assumes no prior knowledge of PowerBI, and by the end of the day, you will have the skills to build and share beautiful customised reports based on data in excel sheets, SharePoint lists and elsewhere.

Outline Of Course Content

  • Why use PowerBI?
  • Things to consider before starting
  • Finding your way around in PowerBI
  • Connecting to Excel and other data sources
  • Data cleansing
  • Building reports and dashboards
  • Linking data sources
  • Publishing, sharing, permissions and licencing
  • A quick look at DAX
  • Final thoughts
  • Closing activities and discussion


Course Benefits

From attending this course you will have a good understanding of the benefits and capabilities of PowerBI.

You will have the skills to produce different visualisations of your data to match your needs. Where data needs to be modified or filtered, you will see how easy this is to do in PowerBI.

If others need to see your reports you will know how to share and publish your work.

Course Tutors

  • Jason Wyatt

    Jason Wyatt is a Senior Learning and Engagement Consultant at Prosperity 24/7, helping organisations to work more effectively using the Microsoft 365 suite of applications.

  • Skye Hawley

    Skye Hawley is a Junior Consultant at Prosperity 24/7, having joined straight from A-levels. She specialises in Data Analysis and Reporting. She helps clients across the Channel Islands and beyond to tame their data.