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Self-Paced Course

Microsoft Power BI Service

Take your Power BI skills to the cloud with Power BI Service, and learn how to publish, collaborate, and share your work with the world.

Course Hours12.5 hours
Skills Learned
Data Analysis
Data Visualization
Power BI
Course Level

Course Description

While Power BI Desktop is ideal for building locally-hosted data models and reports, Power BI Service -- its cloud-based counterpart -- is the go-to solution for publishing, collaborating, and sharing your work with the world.

This course provides a hands-on, guided tour through the Power BI Service platform. We'll cover core features like publishing to apps and workspaces, compiling dashboards, and configuring user roles, along with more advanced tools like gateways, scheduled refresh, dataflows, row-level security, data-driven alerts, and much more.

If you're ready to take your Power BI skills to the cloud, you've come to the right place.



  • 7.5 hours on-demand video (12.5 CPE credits)

  • 6 quizzes

  • 8 homework assignments

  • 2 skills assessments (1 benchmark, 1 final)



  • Users who have completed Power BI Desktop training, and would like to explore cloud-based publishing and collaboration tools

  • Analysts or BI professionals seeking to collaborate with other users, configure apps and workspaces, or distribute reports to teams or organizations

  • Anyone seeking a clear and straight-forward introduction to cloud-based business intelligence with Power BI Service


  • Students will need a work or school email address to sign up for a Power BI Service account (personal accounts such as gmail, aol, or hotmail are currently not supported)

  • Several features require a PRO plan (60 day free trial, then $9.99/month)

  • This course should be taken after Power BI Desktop


  • Identify basic Power BI Service functionality and administration options, including interface tools, account tiers, basic building blocks, administration roles and settings, and tenant settings

  • Identify common data connection options and automations tools, including gateways, dataflows, and scheduled refresh

  • Identify key Power BI content types and tools, including reports and dashboards, configuration options, interaction modes, data driven alerts, Q&A, and quick insights

  • Identify common sharing and collaboration options, including permission levels, workspaces, publishing apps, publishing to web, and usage reports

  • Identify row-level security syntax, common use cases for static and dynamic roles, testing roles, and configuration options


  • CPE Credits: 12.5

  • Field of Study: Information Technology

  • Delivery Method: QAS Self Study

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*Last Updated: December 1, 2021

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