Webcast: K2's Do It Yourself Business Intelligence (XKDBI117)
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With Microsoft’s new “Power BI” tools, you can now create powerful, interactive, and visually-compelling summaries of potentially vast quantities of data directly from your computer and without the assistance of your technology team. In this webinar, you will learn how to use Microsoft’s Power BI tools to solve many of the financial and operational reporting issues you face each day. More specifically, you will learn how to leverage your existing understanding of Microsoft Excel to harness the p

 Export to Your Calendar 7/18/2017
When: 07/18/2017
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
K2
United States
Presenter: Mac McClelland


Online registration is available until: 7/16/2017
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Acronym XKDBI117
CPE 4 hours
Vendor K2 Enterprises
Category
Management
Level Advanced
Prerequisite Basic understanding of computer operations, including Microsoft Office Excel 2010 or newer
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Business professionals who are seeking to improve decisions by creating interactive BI reports
Registration
Member $129
CPA Non-Member $179

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

With Microsoft’s new “Power BI” tools, you can now create powerful, interactive, and visually-compelling summaries of potentially vast quantities of data directly from your computer and without the assistance of your technology team. In this webinar, you will learn how to use Microsoft’s Power BI tools to solve many of the financial and operational reporting issues you face each day. More specifically, you will learn how to leverage your existing understanding of Microsoft Excel to harness the power of tools, such as Power Query, Power View, Power Map, and Power Pivot.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Utilize Power Query to extract financial and operational data from multiple data sources
  • Summarize data in Power Pivot, including data found in the Data Model feature of Excel 2013
  • Prepare stunning, interactive visualizations of data using Power Map and Power View
  • Share your BI reports and dashboards and collaborate with team members using tools such as Power BI Sites
  • Use Power BI’s QandA feature to “ask” natural language questions of your BI reports and dashboards

Topics

  • Linking data from external data sources into business intelligence reports and dashboards
  • Creating dynamic and interactive summarizations of financial and operational data
  • Publishing business intelligence reports to other users
  • Understanding the relationship between each of the Power BI tools available