Introduction to Power BI: Getting Started for Beginners | 23 February

Why Power BI is Important?

Power Business Intelligence, is a powerful business analytics tool developed by Microsoft. It allows individuals and organizations to visualize and share insights from their data. In today's data-driven business environment, making informed decisions based on data analysis is crucial. Power BI enables users to transform raw data into meaningful information, providing a competitive edge in various industries.

Topics covered will include:

Data Import and Transformation:
Learn how to import data from various sources, clean and transform it to make it suitable for analysis.

Data Visualization:
Explore the tools and features that Power BI offers for creating interactive and visually appealing reports and dashboards.

Data Analytics:
Understand how to perform basic and advanced data analysis using Power BI, including creating calculated columns, measures, and using DAX (Data Analysis Expressions).

Sharing and Collaboration:
Discover how to share your Power BI reports and dashboards with others, both within and outside your organization, fostering collaboration and effective communication.

Integration with other Tools:
Learn about the integration capabilities of Power BI with other Microsoft tools like Excel, SharePoint, and Teams, enhancing productivity and workflow.

Real Time Analytics:
Explore the possibilities of real-time data analytics, enabling users to make decisions based on the most up-to-date information.

Relevance to Small Business and Practitioners

Cost Effective Solution:
Power BI offers a cost-effective solution for small businesses and practitioners to leverage business intelligence tools without heavy upfront investments. Many features are available in the free version, making it accessible to a wide range of users.

Ease of Use:
The user-friendly interface of Power BI makes it suitable for individuals without extensive technical backgrounds. Small business owners and practitioners can quickly learn and implement Power BI for their data analysis needs.

Improved Decision Making:
By harnessing the power of data visualization and analysis, small businesses can make more informed decisions. Whether it's understanding customer behavior, optimizing operations, or identifying growth opportunities, Power BI provides insights that can drive strategic decision-making

Enhanced Reporting:
Small businesses often face resource constraints. Power BI helps in creating professional-looking reports and dashboards with minimal effort, enabling small teams to present information in a visually compelling manner

Flexibility and Scalability:
As a business grows, Power BI scales with it. The tool can handle increasing amounts of data and complexity, ensuring that small businesses and practitioners can continue to benefit as their analytical needs evolve.

In conclusion, an introduction to Power BI for beginners is essential for small businesses and practitioners aiming to harness the power of data analytics for improved decision-making, efficiency, and overall business success.

Date: Friday 23 February 2024
Time: 5pm - 6pm - UK | Ghana
CPD: 1 hour
Price: Free

 

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About the speaker:

Shyam Sarrof

Shyam Sarrof

A Qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA, USA), CMA (USA), Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant, Company Secretary, CFA, Certified Treasury Manager, CIA, MBA & bachelor’s in commerce with 22+ years of experience in Advisory, Audit & Risk, Accounts, Financial Control and Commercial Operations.

He has experience of working for several Fortune 500 (Indian Oil, Etisalat) companies and Big 4 (Deloitte) as well as Government & Public listed Companies in GCC & India.

Core Areas of Training:

Corporate Governance | Risk & Compliance | CPA | CMA | CIA | CISA | M&A Advisory | Financial Modeling

Areas of Expertise:

  • Corporate Governance, Risk, Control & Compliance
  • Internal Audit & Compliance
  • Information Security Management
  • Training and Education content development and review
  • Information Security Audit and Compliance
  • Information Security Risk Management
  • Training and Education for Corporates and retail client

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