• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Business intelligence boils down to knowing how to manage data to draw conclusions from otherwise meaningless information.

Learning Objectives

Introduction to Business Intelligence

  • start the course
  • describe the purpose of business intelligence
  • determine what data is telling you
  • describe how data visualizations can convey meaningful messages
  • use self-provisioning to work with Power BI
  • define Excel functionality related to Power BI

Getting Started with Microsoft Power BI

  • recognize Power BI capabilities
  • explain what the Power BI cloud service is used for
  • create a personal Power BI service account
  • explain what Power BI desktop is used for
  • install Power BI Desktop
  • use mobile device apps to interact with Power BI dashboards and reports
  • install the Power BI app on Windows 10
  • determine which region your Power BI tenancy exists in
  • recognize when to use Power BI groups

Practice: Understand Power BI Concepts

  • describe Power BI concepts and establish data sources

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Data Administration


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.