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Top 10 Power BI training resources for beginners

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In this article, I will give you the top 10 Power BI training resources for beginners.

For those who want to learn Power BI or start a career in Power BI then it is quite useful for you.

Training courses


Microsoft learn provides a variety of Power BI tutorials from beginner to advance level. These resources are always up to date.

Analyse & Visualize Data in Power BI

Full Microsoft provided training curriculum delivered in 157 short duration YouTube videos. •Microsoft will point you to these videos when asking for training resources.  They cover all of the different aspects of connecting to data, shaping data, calculated columns, measures, time intelligence, hierarchies, working w/ different visualizations, R, Power BI Services, Q&A, Quick Insights, mobile, dashboards, distribution/sharing, gateways, etc.

edX Course – Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

In this data science course, you will learn from the Power BI product team at Microsoft with a series of short, lecture-based videos, complete with demos, quizzes, and hands-on labs. You’ll walk through Power BI, end to end, starting from how to connect to and import your data, author reports using Power BI Desktop, and publish those reports to the Power BI service. Plus, learn to create dashboards and share with business users—on the web and on mobile devices. •


This is one of the good blogs for Power BI’s capabilities and beginner articles on Power BI basics.

You can even subscribe to the new articles published here for future references.

Dashboard in a Day

A one-day, hands-on workshop for business analysts that covers all the capabilities of Power BI

Webinars – Microsoft

List of upcoming and on-demand webinars covering introductory training, design concepts, content-packs, and feature-specific concepts from Microsoft and community members.

Good Power BI training resource for classroom-type learning.

Chris Webb’s BI Blog

This blog is quite helpful in understanding the basics of Power BI from a beginner point of view.


SQLBI is another great source to learn Power BI.

udemy Course – Learn Power BI Basics for Free

In this tutorial, you will be learning all basic knowledge required for Power BI and understanding Power BI component.

Excelerator BI

It is another place to take Power BI related training:


Power BI community blog

Community blog –

Power BI monthly updates –

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