Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of the PowerBI Desktop app
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Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of the PowerBI Desktop app

Speaker: Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    4h

This webcast focuses on learning the PowerBI Desktop interface, connecting to data sources and creating visualizations. We will tour the PowerBi Desktop interface and create each of the various visualizations.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the PowerBI Desktop interface.
  • Connect data sources to PowerBI Desktop.
  • Build interactive visualizations of your data.

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Overview

This webcast is part of the Microsoft PowerBI series. Please see below for the suggested viewing order.

PowerBI Desktop is a new stand-alone tool that adds visualization to your data. This webcast focuses on learning the PowerBI Desktop interface, connecting to data sources and creating visualizations. We will tour the PowerBi Desktop interface and create each of the various visualizations. We will also show how the visualization can be connected together to provide fully-interactive reports with drill-down capabilities. This webcast does not require any Excel knowledge, but understanding Power Pivot and Power Query can lessen your learning curve.

Explore the other webcasts in the Microsoft PowerBI Series:

  1. Introduction to Data Analytics and Microsoft PowerBI Tools
  2. Microsoft PowerBI – Get Started with the Right Data
  3. Microsoft PowerBI – Introduction to Data Analysis in Excel
  4. Microsoft PowerBI – Improve Data Analysis with DAX Measures
  5. Microsoft PowerBI – Power Pivot for Advanced Data Analysis
  6. Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of Power Query
  7. Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of the PowerBI Desktop App
  8. Microsoft PowerBI – Fundamentals of the PowerBI Dashboards

Professional development

This Webcast offers 4 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:Microsoft office knowledge
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:4h
Format:Webcast
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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Speaker

  • Bryan Smith, CPA, CITP, CISA

    Bryan serves as a trusted adviser to CPAs in public accounting, as well as business and industry, on all aspects of information technology. Bryan’s expertise includes in-depth knowledge of paperless work flow solutions, the impact of technology on internal controls, strategic IT infrastructure design and information security best practices. As a nationally recognized author and presenter on information technology issues impacting CPAs, Bryan is passionate about the opportunities for CPAs to benefit from safe and secure computing.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Leadership role in IT consulting services for a top 10 and two top 100 firms over the past 25 years.
    • Nationally recognized speaker on technology issues impacting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on internal controls, disaster recovery planning and information security.
    • Specialized knowledge in project management systems
    • Charter member of the Masters of Science in Information Assurance (MISA), Walsh College, Troy, Michigan
    • Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group - Michigan
    • Member of the AICPA CITP (Certified Information technology Professional) Credential Committee
    • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs Information
    • Technology Committee and Leadership Committee