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Top 5 Business Intelligence Courses to Take on DataCamp

Find out about the courses DataCamp offers for business intelligence, equipping you with the skills necessary to thrive in any data-driven role!
Mar 2024  · 3 min read

DataCamp offers various business intelligence courses tailored to equip you with the skills necessary to thrive in any data-driven role. Whether you are a seasoned learner or just starting on DataCamp, these courses cover popular data analysis tools essential for analytics. Read on and start learning today!

Introduction to Power BI

  • What is it: A 3-hour course providing a comprehensive overview of Power BI basics and how to build impactful reports.
  • Taught by: Sara Billen, Data Scientist at DataCamp.
  • What you will learn:
    • Gain a 360° overview of Power BI basics.
    • Learn to load and transform data using Power Query confidently.
    • Understand the importance of data models and how to make reports interactive.
    • Create visualizations, sort data types, and drill deeper into reports.
  • Where to start: Enroll the course here!

Intermediate DAX in Power BI

  • What is it: A course focusing on DAX functions and their applications, including logical functions, row-level security, table manipulation functions, and time intelligence functions.
  • Taught by: Carl Rosseel, Head of the BI Curriculum at DataCamp.
  • What you will learn:
    • Expand core DAX knowledge with logical functions like IF and SWITCH.
    • Use DAX for row-level security and table manipulation.
    • Explore time intelligence functions for advanced visuals without writing DAX.
  • Where to start: Enroll the course here!

Financial Analysis in Power BI

  • What is it: A course focusing on basic and intermediate finance skills and how to apply them in Power BI dashboards.
  • Taught by: Nick Edwards, Analyst for Mynd
  • What you will learn:
    • Learn how to perform financial analysis in Power BI or apply existing financial skills using Power BI data visualizations.
    • Understand how to use the income statement and balance sheet in Power BI.
    • Engage in a Power BI case study where you analyze mortgage trading, enhancing your data modeling and financial analysis skills.
  • Where to start: Enroll the course here!

Introduction to Tableau

  • What is it: A course providing a comprehensive introduction to Tableau, a widely used BI and analytics software.
  • Taught by: Maarten Van den Broeck, Maarten Van den Broeck
  • What you will learn:
    • Understand fundamental concepts and features of Tableau, including loading data, working with workbooks, and navigating the interface.
    • Learn to create visualizations using an Airbnb dataset and build your first Tableau dashboard.
    • Explore best practices for formatting and presenting data with Tableau, such as creating dual-axis graphs and understanding the differences between worksheets, dashboards, and stories.
    • Gain the skills needed to explore Tableau and create impactful data dashboards confidently.
  • Where to start: Enroll the course here!

Data Visualization in Tableau

  • What is it: A course designed to help you create engaging and informative visualizations using Tableau.
  • Taught by: Agata Bak-Geerinck, Senior Data Analyst at Telenet
  • What you will learn:
    • Learn the principles of data visualization and how to use Tableau to create informative, useful, and attractive charts.
    • Discover best practices for making data visualizations, including creating basic and intermediate visualizations, analyzing change over time with line charts, and using stacked bar charts to get unstuck.
    • Explore how to communicate insights visually, which increases understanding and retention of information.
    • Progress from basic data visualization skills to advanced and custom-made charts, such as Waffle, DNA, and Sankey charts.
  • Where to start: Enroll the course here!

Learn more!

For those looking to expand their data analytics and visualization skills further, DataCamp offers a range of Tableau and Power BI courses. Whether you're a beginner or looking to deepen your expertise, there's something for everyone. Explore more courses on DataCamp to continue your learning journey in data visualization and analytics.

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