Contenu – Power BI for end users

Course outline last update: 2024-02-09

This beginner Power BI training course is designed for professionals who need to consume content created in Power BI (applications, datasets, reports and dashboards) and shared with them. It teaches how to use the Power BI web portal, how to use the mobile application, how to analyze and interact with shared content, and how to create your own analyses based on the shared data.

  • Navigate with ease and autonomy in the Power BI web portal and in the Power BI mobile app
  • Analyze and interact aptly with the data that is shared with you
  • Create your own analyses based on the data that is shared with you via Power BI and via Excel


  • Create an account or connect to an existing account
  • Change the language of the web portal
  • Getting the most out of your training


  • Become familiar with the portal configuration
  • Discover the apps section
    • Access the apps shared with us
    • Search for new apps and request access
    • Search for third-party apps
    • Explore content items in an app
  • Discover other content items shared with us
  • Browse recently viewed content items
  • Browse your favorite content items
  • Explore workspaces
    • Discover your personal workspace
    • Explore collaborative workspaces
  • Sort and filter content within a section
  • Search for content within a section
  • Navigate through the different sections of the home page
  • Navigate through the banner options at the top of the portal


  • Discover the options of the collapsible filter panel
    • View or modify report, page or view filters
    • View or edit basic filtering, advanced filtering, and top-N options
    • View or edit AND/OR clauses to perform a two-condition filter
    • Use the search menu to locate fields to filter
  • Reset the original filters
  • Use report bookmarks
  • Create and use personal bookmarks


  • Understand the anatomy of a visualization
  • Quickly see the list of filters applied to a visualization
  • Examine a visual in focus mode
  • Include or exclude data in a visualization
  • Drill across a visualization
  • Drill down into the data of a graph
  • Extract detailed information from a data on another page (drill through)
  • Interact with filters included in segment tiles


  • Sorting data in a visualization
  • Discovering tooltips
  • Exporting data
  • Display data in table format
  • Add and view comments on selected tiles
  • Chat in Teams about selected tiles


  • Analyze the increase and decrease of values
  • Analyze value distributions
  • Explore data with a decomposition tree
  • Use scenario settings
  • Explore the new visual customization feature


  • Adjust the size of the report
  • Save a copy or print the page
  • Subscribe to emails
  • View related content and track data
  • Add comments on a report and chat in Teams


  • Discover the different ways to create your own reports in Power BI
  • Create a report title
  • Create different visualizations
  • Add filters
  • Save the report in your personal workspace


  • Discover the different ways to create your own reports in Excel
  • Create a pivot table on shared data
  • Create a field hierarchy
  • Add a slicer to your pivot table
  • Add a linked chart to your pivot table
  • Drilling into the chart and exploring the data


  • Create a dashboard by pinning tiles from an existing report
  • Explore the “ask questions about your data” feature
  • Pin a question tile to the dashboard
  • Create and manage alerts
  • Get insights


  • Discover the “Quick Access” and “Activity” sections of the home page
  • Access notifications
  • Search for content
  • View your favorites
  • Navigate through your apps
  • Navigate through your workspaces
  • Access items you’ve recently viewed
  • Access items shared with you
  • Retrieve sample reports from Microsoft
  • Annotate a tile and share it with a colleague
  • Refresh data
  • Manage alerts
  • Make comments


  • Consume a Power BI report via Teams or SharePoint Online
  • Retrieve and use sample applications
  • Discover the organizational data available through Excel
  • Access a range of additional resources


  • What to remember about Power BI from an end-user perspective

This training course is offered in English.

This training is for professionals who need to consume Power BI content that has been created and shared by colleagues in their organization. These professionals will not be in charge of creating reports or dashboards for the organization but may want to create their own analysis for their own needs. Similarly, they need to become familiar with the Power BI online service and mobile app and learn how to interpret and interact with the content that is shared with them. In addition, they need to be able to share feedback with their colleagues.

This online training course lasts approximately 6 hours (3 hours of video and about 3 hours of exercises).

To access the course, click on "Buy this course" to add it to your shopping cart. Then proceed to checkout to complete the transaction. If payment is made by credit card, the course will be available immediately. If payment is made by bank transfer, the course will be available as soon as we have received and processed the payment.

This training is available in asynchronous online format directly on our web platform. The training will be supported by alternating video clips and exercises.

An entry evaluation will be carried out at the start of the course. A final assessment after each training module will validate the achievement of pedagogical objectives. The pass mark is 75 %.

The average score for learners who have completed the course is 88.8 %.

Please let us know if you have any specific requirements. If we can't meet them, we'll refer you to the organizations that can help you, and we'll take their recommendations into account wherever possible.

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Audrée Pellerin
Audrée Pellerin is a passionate professional, holding a master's and bachelor's degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Sherbrooke. With several years of experience in the field of consulting services, she has worked with SMEs, multinational corporations, and public sector organizations. Audrée stands out with her dual expertise as a business intelligence consultant and experienced trainer. She possesses a natural talent for explaining complex concepts in a clear and accessible manner and is recognized for her ability to impart knowledge with patience and professionalism. As a trainer, Audrée plays a vital role in helping companies strengthen the skills of their internal teams. She develops customized training programs tailored to the needs of her clients and guides participants through interactive and engaging sessions. Her pedagogical approach promotes active learning and the practical application of acquired knowledge. Trainer accredited by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail.

This training has no prerequisites. It is intended for anyone who needs to consume content via the Power BI portal and/or mobile application.

Each learner must use a laptop and have a Power BI account with a pro license or be willing to access the free trial version, which will be presented during the training.

Course registration includes:

  • A PDF document with step by step instructions to build the course report
  • A series of video clips with demonstrations (one for each step)
  • A reference website with additional resources
  • A forum to ask questions

At the end of this training, when all the lessons and quizzes are completed, the learner will be able to download a certificate of completion. This certificate will include the trainer's Emploi-Québec accreditation number, the participant's name, the title and date of the training, the number of hours of training completed, the number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs), as well as the name and signature of the trainer. This certificate meets the requirements of the continuing education obligations of the Quebec professional orders. For private training (via Teams), the certificate will be sent to the learner by email following the completion of the training.

This training qualifies for 0.6 continuing education units (CEUs).

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