Training Power BI for controllers

Target audience

Controllers and business/finance analysts who want to gain insight in the extensive reporting and analytical capabilities of Microsoft Power BI. 

Why attend?

For years on Microsoft Excel has been the most used self-service reporting and analytical tool by finance. With the arrival of PowerPivot, the self-service reporting in Excel was already upgraded significantly and now they are taking their self-service reporting stack to yet another level with Microsoft Power BI.

This training course will show you how Power BI can help you meet your self-service reporting needs as a controller whilst retaining your flexibility compared to larger IT tools.

Course objectives

This training is a modular training course with two modules. The Power BI for controllers module (one day) and the optional Power BI advanced functionalities module (half a day). During this training course, we will focus on how you as a controller / finance professional can use Power BI in your daily routines. Not merely a "point and click" training but designed specifically for the finance professional / controller and his/her context.

Module 1: Power BI for controllers

During this one day training module we will treat the following topics:

  • Introduction to the use of Power BI
  • PowerQuery and how to use it as a controller
  • Building your own data model and first report
  • Designing and create your own dashboard: how and which visual do I use best

Module 2: Power BI advance functionalities

This second module takes a deepdive into the functionalities of Power BI. The module takes one days and gives you insights in:

  • Advanced use of PowerQuery
  • How to create custom functions in PowerQuery (language M)
  • Advanced DAX functionalities for controllers
  • Calculated measures and calculated columns

Practical information

The training is a modular training course consisting of two modules

  1. Module 1: Power BI for Controllers.
  2. Module 2: Power BI advanced functionalities

Each of the modules can be followed individually, or can be followed as one training program.

A conceptual understanding of databases is a prerequisite upon joining this training. Please consult our training calendar for the upcoming training courses. The subscription form can be found here as well.

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Enrollment fee is per module. The enrollment fee per module individually is € 700 (Excl. VAT) for a single subscription.
If both modules are followed together, the total enrollment fee is € 1.300 (excl. VAT) for a single enrollment.

If you would like to subscribe multiple participants, you can contact us and we will provide you with a tailored offer.

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