NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF
Certified Public Accountants
SERVING NEBRASKA AND ITS CPAS SINCE 1928
Data Analytics - Introduction to Power BI (Co-Sponsor with IMA Platte Valley Chapter)
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Online Registration Form
Date: August 17, 2020
Location: Webcast
Course Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time
Registration Begins: 8:00 AM
Summary
Big data applications are infiltrating businesses of all sizes at high speed, and this is mainly being driven by a set of emerging tools that make developing such applications easy. This seminar provides a hands-on introduction to one such tool, Microsoft Power BI, which has been developed with Excel users in mind. Power BI should be in the toolbox of every CPA! You do not need to be an IT specialist to learn it! This seminar will provide a good understanding of what Power BI can do for you and it will help you get started with your own projects.
Objectives
* Get familiar with the Power BI interface: How does everything fit together? * Learn how to extract, integrate, and clean data from a variety of data sources * Learn how to calculate information needed for analysis and decision making * Learn how to build interactive dashboards
Highlights
* Do it yourself! Learn how "to do" big data projects instead of just talking about them * Get exposed to Power BI - the "next generation" Excel * Learn the importance of extracting and cleaning data by means of hands-on applications * Build interactive dashboards in no time * Learn how big data can create value for CPAs
Who Should Attend:All

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Course ID: DAPB
Discussion Leader:Geerts, Guido
CPE Credit: 8
Additional Information: Instructions for the webcast will come a few days before the course date along with the electronic materials.
Fee:
Early Bird Registration:
$265 - Society Member
$315 - Nonmember
Within 30 Days of Course Date:
$300 - Society Member
$350 - Nonmember
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