Microsoft PowerBI

This 7 hour PowerBI course will help you to take your reporting skills to the next level and create compelling visualizations.

About the training

PowerBI enables business users to interact with corporate information and to extract the reports and intel they need. This course will show you how to create compelling visualizations and reports which provide deep insights into your data.

How is the programme taught?

The course is 7 hours, with individual video lessons and exercises. It includes downloadable course files and exercise files, so you can follow along with the instructor and then practice what you have learned at the end of each section.

It is accessible via any internet-enabled device and enables you to progress through the topic areas at your own pace.

Who is it for?

PowerBI is perfect for anyone who wants to take their reporting skills to the next level. The visualizations can help you transform your business plans, report on sales or display performance.

Learning outcomes

In this online course you will learn:

  • How to use the Query Editor to transform and morph data into the right format for your reporting purposes.  
  • How to perform complex data modelling operations using relationships, calculated columns, measures, and DAX expressions.  
  • How to share dashboards and reports, with colleagues, business partners and potential clients.  
  • How to use Power BI’s sophisticated security features to control the exact content your audience can view. 
  • How to use Power BI Desktop, Service and Mobile Apps.
  • And more! 


You will need a PC or Mac with a full version of PowerBI (any version from 2003 to 2013 or Microsoft 365).


A 12-month subscription to the Microsoft PowerBI programme will cost:

  • £35 for non-CIPFA members.
  • All CIPFA members (including CPFA members, Affiliate and Associate members, student members and Fellows) will receive 10% off. When making your purchase, please select ‘member role’ to ensure you receive the member discount.