GRC-105FT - Microsoft Power BI Advanced Dashboard Design Concepts and Strategies - Fast Track

Presenting data with Microsoft Power BI is simple as anyone can draw charts on the canvas and start visualizing numbers graphically. Unfortunately, it is not easy to design a good and appealing dashboard. This 1-day course is designed for Power BI creators who wish to learn how to create beautiful and effective dashboards, while avoiding all the common design pitfalls and mistakes.

Duration: 1.0 day

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After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Learn the 7 golden rules of dashboard design concepts in Microsoft Power BI. 
  • Obtain a visual chart reference for different types of dashboard objectives and use them in their day-to-day lives.


Intro: Strategizing a Power BI Dashboard
  • What people think a dashboard is and what it really is.
  • The 15 Golden Rules of dashboard design. 
  • Lab 00 – Sample Personal Finance dashboard 
Rule 1:Design for a Target
  • Design each dashboard for a single target person, group or specific goal. 
  • Lab 01 
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 0
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 1

Rule 2:Keep Everything at a Glance
  • Design each dashboard to present all information in a single non-scrollable screen. 
  • Lab 02
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 2 
        o Sample Dashboard Sizes
        o Sample Dashboard Mobile
        o Sample Dashboard Hierarchical

Rule 3:Keep it Simple
  • The foundation of a good design is simplicity!
  • Lab 03
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 3
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 3 Dark

Rule 4:Align All Elements
  • Always align all elements on the dashboard.
  • Lab 04
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 4
        o Sample Dashboard Placeholder

Rule 5:Be Consistent in Your Design
  • Repetition means familiarity.
  • Implement a pattern of design.
  • Lab 05
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 5

Rule 6:Highlight the Most Relevant Information
  • A good dashboard contains only information that is relevant to its scope.
  • Lab 06
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 6

Rule 7:Be Clear
  • A good dashboard should use simple terminology and explain all abbreviations.
  • Lab 07
        o Sample Dashboard Rule 7




Attendees preferably have a basic knowledge of using Microsoft Power BI Desktop to create reports and dashboards. It is also a good course for people who want to kickstart their Power BI reporting and dashboard ventures.



Course Benefits

  • Career growth
  • Broad Career opportunities
  • Worldwide recognition from leaders
  • Up-to Date technical skills
  • Popular Certification Badges

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