Microsoft Power BI Basics for Nonprofits

Learn the basics of Power BI in this hands-on training! The training is FREE and Power BI desktop is FREE – how cool is that??

We will provide a product overview, what business uses it is good for and discuss how it can directly apply to your nonprofit or services.

You will need to download and install on your Windows laptop which you will need to bring to this training.

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Power BI is a business analytics service provided by Microsoft. It provides interactive visualizations with self-service business intelligence capabilities, where end users can create reports and dashboards by themselves, without having to depend on information technology staff or database administrators.

Below is a link to sample datasets you will need to download to use as you work on how to quickly and easily build interactive dashboards and visualizations of your data.

(HINT: once page loads you will see two data files; for each, right-click and select “download”; save to your computer you will be using during the seminar)

Held at the University Village Microsoft Store. Light beverages and snacks provided.

PLEASE RSVP if you know you are coming. We need to prepare appropriate seating based on headcount.

Jasmine is a data enthusiast. She is passionate about applying analytic techniques to discover insights into complex problems. A Data Scientist at KenSci, a healthcare machine learning company, her mission is to transform the healthcare industry by leveraging data. She is passionate to share her expertise with organizations working for the social good.

• Overview
o Introduction
o Set intention and goals
o Define session format and expectation
• Hand-On instruction
o Data ingestion
o Data manipulation/cleaning
o Visualization (custom visualization)
o Visualization editing
o Publishing and sharing