Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

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This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data, and the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science.

Power BI is quickly gaining popularity among professionals in data science as a cloud-based service that helps them easily visualize and share insights from their organizations’ data.

In this data science course, you will learn from the Power BI product team at Microsoft with a series of short, lecture-based videos, complete with demos, quizzes, and hands-on labs. You’ll walk through Power BI, end to end, starting from how to connect to and import your data, author reports using Power BI Desktop, and publish those reports to the Power BI service. Plus, learn to create dashboards and share with business users—on the web and on mobile devices.

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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
Great course... I have already recommended this to a number of colleagues who are just starting to use Power BI within our company. We haven't really used the mobile aspect of Power BI but after reviewing the different features in the mobile app (like annotate and share) I am going to start to push that within our team.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
This course was great to get me going on Power BI. I pitched the software to my boss before I really even knew what I was doing, or the incredible things Power BI is capable of... to my shock she said yes. I then had to figure out how to use it, which is where this course steps in. In a matter of an hour or so, I was able to put her request together, whereas before it was taking me days just to blindly "play" with the different features and try to get what I needed. I'd recommend this course to anyone!
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
As a consultant, I was doing research on Power BI for one of my clients. This course helped to solidify my knowledge of Power BI and provided some nice labs to help get some hands on experience without having to wade through a book.
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8/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
This is mostly introductory course that would give you an idea of what you could do with Power BI. The course was really helpful for me to build the knowledge about Power Bi from a beginner’s perspective. The labs and quizzes were helpful knowledge base ‘trackers’. More exercises or labs in relation to features such as DAX would have been beneficial. The course could do with a little re-organisation as a topic is not always dealt with in one module. Overall I found this course to be functional and of benefit.
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4/10 starsCompleted
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3 years, 1 month ago
The course is not too well-organized, a lot of topics are covered multiple times. Prehaps that's because they're trying to update the course content as the Power Bi software is being developed, but in my opinion they're not really up-to-date with the course. Too much attention in this corurse is paid to super-easy and insignificant details such us "enter your credentials once again", "scroll through the reports and create another visual which you already did 100 times", "take a look at windows phone app for the third time in this course", but things that are REALLY important, such as DAX, Power Query M, are barely covered. So, this is mostly introductory course that would give you an idea of what you could do with Power BI, but there's not enough depth to start doing the real thing with the software.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
I think it was a good course. With enough breath to cover everything you would like to know and enough depth tha will allow you to look for more information if interested.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 1 month ago
It is very useful visualization tool, even more than Tableau. Microsoft is still working on it emphatically. It cloud-based tool since cloud became cheaper and cheaper than any other visualization tool. Modules are great to learn and deploy in your business.
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9/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 2 months ago
I found this course very helpful as an introduction to using PowerBI. I had previously been using PowerBi over a few months to see if it fits in with our other applications at my place of work. I enjoyed the first 5 or 6 topics as they helped me use features of the product better then what I had been doing through my own trial and error. The remainder of the topics though were still interesting, but were more of just a follow these steps to get the result. The work load is not too hard, I think I took a couple of months to do the whole course, just doing a chapter when I had time available. But I did take my time doing tasks multiple times to try to cement things into my memory. A skilled IT user could probably do the whole course over a weekend. The course structure also seemed to flow quite well.
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4/10 starsCompleted
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3 years, 2 months ago
The course is not to challenging. It looks like Microsoft advertisment spot. Lot of outdated information. Not really worth the price of 100$. Can find lot of better stuff.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 2 months ago
Es un excelente curso, bastante robusto en cuanto a contenido, lo recomiendo totalmente, los tutores son realmente conocedores de los temas que se tratan en el curso, este fue mi primer curso en EDX y realmente fue una excelente experiencia haber culminado con exito este gran curso y más de la mano de MICROSOFT.
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10/10 starsCompleted
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3 years, 2 months ago
Thank you for bringing up this course. I am new to the data science subject and quite apprehensive because the track I am making is purely in Microsoft's perspective. But on the very bright side, PowerBI is amazing. It gets business intelligence endeavor so fun and provides ad-hoc answers to questions related to data in a rather insightful way.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 2 months ago
The course on data analysis and visualisation using Power BI was really helpful for me to build the knowledge about the tool. I love the labs and the quizzes which tests your knowledge and understanding regarding specific topics. I would love to have more exercises or labs and that is my only concern. I being a non-IT person learnt a lot regarding this tool. Big thumbs up!
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10/10 starsCompleted
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3 years, 3 months ago
Great Opportunity to learn the course even for beginners. It helped me to pickup BI tool very fast.Recommended for others who are interested in learning the course
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3 years, 3 months ago
Great class. I really like the way the course is structured. I also felt the quizzes and Lab helped a lot in connecting the dots. The instructors did a great job in teaching the class. I am looking forward to using Power BI and I will keep an eye out on new additions.
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10/10 stars
3 years, 3 months ago
This was a great course for me, I found it to be very informative and easy to follow. Each instructor was effective. My role is moving toward a heavy dose of SQL and Power BI so this really laid a great foundation regarding capabilities of Power BI. I imagine I will revisit the material frequently in the coming months.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 3 months ago
Great Course, I enjoyed it very much, learned lots of great new skills to apply when analyzing Data. I will be using this content very often to brush up my Data Analysis skills
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8/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 3 months ago
Totally I Satisfied with the course. But it needs update regularly! Some content is not match with the current version of Power BI. However, Thanks for your course and brilliant power bi!
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 3 months ago
Everything was very clear and well presented! I especially appreciated the Desktop Visualisation, Organisation Packs & Direct Connectivity segments of this course. I'm looking forward to showing off my newly acquired skills! Thank you very much!
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 4 months ago
Covered a lot of ground concisely and clearly. Good to have some labs to play with, and quizzes to test understanding. Great introduction to the system.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 4 months ago
Content was good but out of date. For example in Section 8 the tool used for custom visual is not available through the service site. Instructors need to be more organized. Multiple times a concept was shown before being explained which led to some confusion.
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6/10 starsCompleted
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3 years, 4 months ago
An hour to two daily for a week gave me a complete overview with even detailed knowledge on visualization in Power BI. Even applied the Power BI for an important requirement in office & all applauds for the Power BI tool. Would recommend every beginner to go through it.
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10/10 starsCompleted
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3 years, 4 months ago
Very Good Course . Nice flow. Would have concentrated more on .pbiviz labs . And instructor talking on the video may be a little slow would be nice. Good hands on labs too. Like to push my limits solving tough labs
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9/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 5 months ago
This course gave me a very good overview, what is possible with PowerBI. The videos where most of the time clear to understand and the labs where okay. Just the DEVELOPER API section puzzled me a lot, since I am no programmer. But fortunately the LAB did not want me to code. Would recommend this course for all thinking about using PowerBI for visualizing BusinessData
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 5 months ago
Everything was fine. I also took some other Courses on Edx in the past but this Course was really good prepared. I personally liked the labs most because here I can test myself and learn very well. Congrats to the instructors. It's not easy to pick out relevant Topics out of the Content and Show those without confusing newbies. Thanks for offering such a Course:) Well done:) Regards Franz
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8/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 6 months ago
I really enjoyed this course and it was well paced although Modules 2 and 3 could have been extended and Module 8 not really relevant for beginners like me. I liked that there were many short videos (2-5min) rather than fewer longer videos. This made it much easier to go back over the material. l really appreciated that the videos could all be downloaded so I could watch them on the train to work. the quizzes and Labs were good although a coupe of question were a little confusing but that was probably me rushing rather than reading them closely. Will was relaxed and a natural presenter in front of the camera which was great as he did 90% of the presenting. The girls could do with some more experience. I hope that come up with an intermediate Power BI course.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 6 months ago
Very good course I've the opportunity to explore the concepts and practice them, it needs an update some of the features had changed and the screens are not the same as they showed in the course. Thanks. I hope my certificate can be delivered even if the deadline for the course it's about to meet and the verification process is not as fast as I tought.
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8/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 6 months ago
This course is very usefull and helpfull if you decide to start with this new tecnology. There are good instructor, and their english is very understandable
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8/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 6 months ago
The course was complete and showed all the capabilities of Power BI. It is showed step by step and really easy to follow. However, I missed more deep labs to ensure the learning of the course content.
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10/10 starsCompleted
3 years, 6 months ago
Great course content, superb exposure. However i was unable to do some of the lab that require login into power BI service because I do not have an account presently notwithstanding I learnt a WHOLE LOT.
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3 years, 6 months ago
What a great way to learn. I did not get time to do the lab work however I think this is an excellent way to embed knowledge. I did actually apply some of my learning to Power BI reports that I was doing in parallel so definitely learnt a lot.
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