Reid Havens

Demystifying Design Principles and Building Impactful Reports in Power BI

Trainer(s): Reid Havens
Provider: DPS 2021 (Data Platform Summit)
Duration: 7 Hours 08 Mins
Subtitles: Yes
Regular Price: USD 258
Offer Price: USD 64.5 (75% OFF)
Discount Code: HAPPY75
(GST + Internet Transaction Fee additional)
Subscription Period: Lifetime Access

Abstract: This training is developed and delivered by Microsoft MVP Reid Havens, and covers many essential design principles (and how to apply them) to build impactful reports in Power BI Desktop. Students will learn about how to enhance report design by adding elements such as: drillthrough, bookmarks, report page tooltips, conditional formatting, custom visuals, and more.

There is coverage on best practices and recommendations that build upon the functions and features available in Power BI Desktop, providing you with a strong design foundation upon which you can create your reports.

This course benefits both those new to Power BI and report design and those already familiar with Power BI. If you have a basic working knowledge of Power BI, this training will help fill in any gaps in your knowledge so you have a more complete set of skills.

Regardless of your experience in building visually attractive reports, this course will show you what a stunning Power BI report looks like. Reid will share the many things he does to make his reports stand out from the crowd.

When you apply what you learn to your own reports, you and your users are going to love the results.


    1. Creating Reports

    • Introducing Reports
    • Introducing Power BI Desktop
    • Connecting to Datasets
    • Understanding the Field Pane
    • Developing Reports
    • Recommended Practices

    2. Designing Advanced Reports

    • Conditional Formatting
    • Drillthrough Filters
    • Visual Interactions
    • Sync Slicers
    • Report Tooltips
    • Bookmarks
    • Custom Visuals
    • Quick Measures
    • Recommended Practices

    3. Report Design Principles

    • Information Processing
    • Report Organization
    • S.C.R.A.P Methodology
    • Color Theory
    • Visual Cues
    • 8 Rules of Power BI Design

Note: This recorded class is available in the format of a video course. Content is presented in modular videos. Learn more.