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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

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Welcome to DAT207x: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI!

I want to welcome you to DAT207x: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI. My name is Jonathan Sanito. I work as a content developer for Microsoft, and I'll be your host for this course.

In this course, you will learn how to connect, explore, and visualize data with Power BI. Power BI Desktop provides a free-form canvas for drag-and-drop data exploration as well as an extensive library of interactive visualizations, simple report creation, and fast publishing to the Power BI service.

This course is taught in short, lecture-based videos, complete with demos, quizzes, and hands-on labs. The Power BI product team will guide you through Power BI end-to-end, starting from how to connect to and import your data, author reports using Power BI Desktop, publish those reports to the Power BI service, create dashboards, and share to business users so that they can consume the dashboards through the web and their mobile devices.

To get started, view the Course page and view the topics in Start Here!, which will help you learn how to navigate the course content and get oriented with what to expect.

Self-Paced Format

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Certificate

The course offers a Verified Certificate. An edX verified certificate shows that you have successfully completed your edX course and verifies your identity through your photo and ID. It's also a great way to give yourself an incentive to complete the course and celebrate your success.

You can check your progress on the Progress page. When you have achieved the passing grade, you can click the Request Certificate button to receive your certificate.

Discussion Forum

We are using the Power BI Community Site forum for this course. You will have access to the community of Power BI enthusiasts and the team behind the awesome tool. We welcome your feedback, so if something is confusing or doesn't work the way you expect, let us know and we'll do our best to address it. Please use the Discussion to introduce yourself and let us know how you're doing. I want continue to encourage everyone to actively use the forum to ask questions, give feedback, and even help your fellow learners. However, please do not post quiz answers and actual code in the forum. I’m sure we all can ask questions and give feedback without taking the opportunity to learn from others.