Transition from Excel to Power BI

Business User
Business Analyst
Microsoft Power Platform
Power BI

Power BI Desktop is a Microsoft application encompassing Power Query and DAX data model technologies from Excel with the cloud Power BI service and many other features.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will explore:

  • Similarities between Excel and Power BI relating to data connection, transformation, and the overall modeling experience.
  • Navigating the Power BI interface.
  • Importing data from various data sources into Power BI.
  • Importing existing data models and Power Query solutions from Excel into Power BI.


Office 365 and Excel 2016+