Power BI Adoption and Proof of Concept




Looking for Power BI adoption training? Our Power BI Adoption and Proof of Concept training course focuses on the stages and strategies involved in both demonstrating the viability of effectiveness of Power BI in a proof of concept and, later, in a corporate-wide adoption.

Course Outline

Using Microsoft’s Power BI Adoption Framework

Making the Most of the Adoption Framework, Accessing the Framework Documents

Preparing Data Sources

Handling SQL Server Data, Handling Excel Files, Handling Text Files, Creating a Data Catalog, Creating a Data Dictionary

Managing Installations

Power BI Desktop, Power BI Mobile Apps, On-premises Data Gateway, Excel Add-ins

Assigning Roles

Identifying Candidates, Individual and Shared Roles, Project Management Roles, Data Roles, Power User Roles, Users and Consumers, Admin Roles

Power BI Administration

Understanding Administration Roles, Administration Overview, Understanding tenant Settings, Assigning Licenses, Administration Tools

Designing a Power BI POC

Scoping the Project, Selecting Participants, Assigning Roles, Provisioning a Power BI Tenant, Workspace Structure and Design, Dataset Design and Creation, Creating Sample Reports, Creating Sample Dashboards, App Design and Publishing, Assigning Licenses to Participants, Going Live, Monitoring Adoption

Stretching your Budget

Making the most of the Free Trial, Involving Unlicensed Users

Scheduled Instructor-Led Online Courses

We run this scheduled Power BI training course regularly as a public, instructor-led online course. Our online classes are small, with a maximum of eight delegates and each person is given remote access to a computer in our training centre and provided with lots of opportunities to practice all of the techniques being taught.

Private Online Training Courses

Training Location for Scheduled Courses

All of our scheduled public courses are now run online. When we resume the running of our in-person scheduled training courses, they will take place at the following address:
Tower Bridge Business Centre
46-48 East Smithfield
London E1W 1AW
Tel: 0800 998 9248

Private Instructor-Led Online Training

If you have several staff members that need to complete this training, we can arrange a private instructor-led online training course tailored to the requirements of your organisation. Each person is given remote access to a computer in our training centre and provided with lots of opportunities to practice all of the techniques being taught remotely. This means that your staff can attend a course either in the office or from home.

Private Online Training Courses

On-site Training

For the moment, we have replaced on-site training with private online courses. When booking on-site training, use the pricing zone map below to determine the daily rate based on the location of your organization: zone A, £795, per day; zone B, £895, per day; zone C, £995, per day.

Price Zones

Additional information


13 May 2020 (Tutor-Led Online), 1 Jul 2020 (Tutor-Led Online), 12 Aug 2020 (Tutor-Led Online), 30 Sep 2020 (Tutor-Led Online), 28 Oct 2020 (Tutor-Led Online), 25 Nov 2020 (Tutor-Led Online), Private Tutor-Led Online Training