Applied Power BI Service

Applied Power BI Service

Power BI Service (also known as or Power BI 2.0) is a cloud-based business analytics service that gives you a single view of your most critical business data. Monitor the health of your business using a live dashboard, create rich interactive reports with Power BI Desktop and access your data on the go with native Power BI Mobile apps. It’s easy, fast, and free. 5 seconds to sign up, 5 minutes to wow!

This two-day class is designed to help you become proficient with Power BI and acquire the necessary skills to work with online and on-premises data, implement data models on a par with professional models created by BI pros, unlock the power of data by creating interactive reports and dashboards, and share insights with other users. No prior data modeling or reporting knowledge is assumed. Students are welcome to bring their own data to the second day of the class.

Attend this class onsite and get a free paper copy (e-book version for international students) of the book Applied Microsoft Power BI! An insightful tour that provides an authoritative yet independent view of this exciting technology, this guide introduces Microsoft Power BI—a cloud-hosted, business intelligence and analytics platform that democratizes and opens BI to everyone, making it free to get started!


  • Business users
  • Business analysts
  • IT professionals
  • In general, anyone interested in personal BI


  • Experience navigating the Microsoft Windows environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel pivot reports and formulas is preferable

Hardware and software requirements

  • Windows 7 or above
  • Minimum of 1GB RAM (2GB recommended)
  • Power BI Free or Pro subscription
  • Power BI Desktop