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Power BI Essentials: Building Skills for a Future-Proof Career

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The 2-day training teaches employees how to use Power BI for efficient data management and analysis, including data modeling, visualizations, and publishing content. It provides best practices and real-life scenarios to reinforce learning, enabling participants to streamline their workflows.

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  • To understand the basics of Power BI desktop.

  • To be able to import external data from various sources into Power BI desktop.

  • To be able to perform data cleaning and shaping with Power Query Editor.

  • To create a report based on imported data with Power BI visualisation tools.

  • To publish their report online and get others to access it.

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  • Lecture sessions

  • Hands-on lab practices

  • Group activities

  • Presentation

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  1. Number of days: 2 days

  2. Number of hours: 14 hours

  3. Breakdown of hours:

  • Day 1 - 7 hours

  • Day 2 - 7 hours

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This course is designed for beginner level participants because it covers the basics of Power BI, including how to import external data, perform data cleaning and shaping, and create visualizations using Power BI's tools. Overall, this course is an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to gain essential skills in using Power BI for data analysis and visualization.

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1. Introduction to Power BI and Set up

    a. Overview of Power BI

    b. Power BI Desktop Interface

2. Connecting to various data sources

3. Transforming Data

    a. Overview of Power Query

    b. Cleaning data

    c. Shaping data

    d. Combining data


After completing the workshop, the participants will be able to import data into Power BI and shape data with Power Query Editor. Topics cover basic understanding on Power Bi desktop interfaces and data transformation.

  • 9 am - 1pm

  • 2 pm - 5 pm


Total: 7 hours


Participant Requirement:
  • Computer with Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 or .NET 4.6.2 or later.

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Ts. Dr. Noramiza Hashim is an experienced senior lecturer in the Faculty of Computing and Informatics at Multimedia University, with 15 years of experience in the education sector. She is also a trainer, supervisor, and researcher, with expertise in communicating and engaging with audiences both online and offline. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology and is registered as a Professional Technologist under the Malaysia Board of Technologists. Her teaching spans from foundation to postgraduate levels, and her research expertise is in image processing. She has completed several research and industry-related projects in image and video processing, object retrieval, and gesture recognition. Additionally, she has led workshops on online safety and visual programming and provided Power BI Essentials training for various organizations.

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Dr. Aziah Ali is a lecturer at Multimedia University who teaches courses such as Web Programming, Computer Graphics, Digital Image Processing and Multimedia Fundamental courses. She is passionate about imparting wisdom and knowledge to students and continuously pursues lifelong learning with the objective of upskilling herself with new technologies and building her research networks. Her research interests include image and signal processing focusing on biomedical field, and she is proficient in MATLAB, Python, PowerBI, Google Looker Studio, SQL, PHP, and HTML. Dr. Aziah is also involved as instructors and content developers for several courses and trainings mainly related to big data, programming, web development and online safety for school students, university students (local and international), and professionals.

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