Mobile Edition

Do-It-Yourself Business Intelligence with Microsoft's Power BI Tools (ACDBIW05)

Date:Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time:6:00 PM - 10:00PM
(Registration at 5:30 PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:2.0 Accounting and Auditing
2.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Thomas G. Stephens
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$129.00 FICPA Members, $159.00 Non-Members

Microsoft has created an alternative environment for creating user-interactive, Business Intelligence (BI) dashboards without Excel. The free Power BI Desktop application allows business professionals to create stunning dashboards using quick and easy drag-and-drop processes, similar to Power View, but without the need to invest in a premium-priced version of Microsoft Office. Additionally, extends the functionality of Power BI Desktop by allowing you to create and publish BI dashboards to a cloud-based service. Power BI opens a new era in data analysis and reporting. You do not want to miss this opportunity to see how these amazing new reporting tools can help you with your reporting efforts.

  • List the advantages of working with Power BI Desktop and list the relevant limitations associated with using Power View to produce similar reports
  • Identify how to acquire Power BI Desktop and a subscription
  • Differentiate between tables and data models and create and work with data models in Power BI Desktop
  • List ways in which data can be displayed and presented on a Power BI report
  • Create Power BI reports that present information better than ordinary tabular reports

Major Topics:
  • Accounting
  • Computer Software & Applications

Who Should Attend:
Accounting, financial, and other business professionals who want to learn how to create and distribute effective BI dashboard reports

Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Advanced Preparation:


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