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Learn to Transform HR Data into Insightful Visuals in Power BI | Data-Driven Human Resource Management using Power BI

What you will learn

Discover how to set up Power BI Desktop for optimal HR data analysis.

Explore various methods to connect Power BI with different data sources, including CSV and SQL databases.

Manipulate HR data effectively using Power Query Editor, including merging, appending, and managing queries.

Master advanced data transformation techniques such as splitting columns, replacing values, and using the Group By tool.

Implement pivoting and unpivoting in Power Query for dynamic data analysis.

Create robust data models using relationships, understanding cardinality, and utilizing star and snowflake schemas.

Design insightful HR charts and visuals, including bar, line, pie, and scatter charts, with advanced formatting options.

Develop proficiency in Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) for creating powerful measures and calculated columns in Power BI.

Construct interactive and visually appealing HR reports, incorporating elements like slicers, bookmarks, and navigators.

Apply conditional formatting and advanced analytical techniques to enhance the interpretability and impact of HR reports in Power BI.


Are you an HR professional seeking to harness the power of data analytics? Do you struggle to make sense of the vast amount of HR data at your disposal? If the answer is yes, then “Power BI for HR: Visualize HR Data using Power BI” is tailor-made for you. This course is designed to transform the way you view and utilize HR data, equipping you with the skills to create impactful visualizations and make data-driven decisions in human resource management.

In this comprehensive course, you will dive deep into the world of Power BI and its application in the HR sector. You’ll gain a unique blend of technical and strategic skills, learning to:

  • Develop advanced data visualization techniques specifically tailored for HR metrics.
  • Master the art of transforming complex HR data into clear, actionable insights.
  • Design and implement custom HR dashboards for real-time data monitoring.
  • Analyze trends and patterns in employee data to inform strategic decisions.

Understanding HR data is crucial in today’s data-driven world. It empowers you to make informed decisions, predict employee trends, and ultimately, drive your organization’s success. Throughout the course, you’ll engage in hands-on projects, creating actual HR reports and dashboards that you can use in your professional role.

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What sets this course apart is its focus on practical application. You’re not just learning theories; you’re applying what you learn directly to your work in HR. Instructors of the course have been teaching Data Analytics and Management concepts for over a decade. We are also the creators of some of the most popular online courses – with over 3,000,000 enrollments and thousands of 5-star reviews

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your HR skills with the power of data analytics. Enroll now and start your journey towards becoming a data-savvy HR professional!



Getting Started with Power BI for HR

Introduction to Power BI for HR
Setting up Power BI Desktop
This is milestone!
Course resources
About the HR data used in this course

Connecting to different HR Data Sources

Getting Hiring Data from a CSV file into Power BI
Getting Hiring Data from an SQL database into Power BI
Getting Store data from multiple CSV files in a folder
Getting Employee data from a JSON file

Power Query for HR Data Manipulation

Introduction to Power Query Editor
Important checks before we transform data
Merging and Appending Queries – Theory
Appending queries in Power Query
Merging queries in Power Query
Manage table rows and columns
Split Column tool
Replace Values tool
Group By tool
Pivoting and unpivoting – Theory
Pivoting and unpivoting in Power Query
Extract tool
Format Text options
Number transformations
Date and Time transformations

Adding new columns using Power Query

Add column from examples
Add a custom column
Add conditional and Index column

HR Data Modeling and Relationships

Introduction to Model View
Creating and modifying relationships
Cardinality and cross filter direction
Fact and Dimension tables
Star and Snowflake schemas
Data Pane and the Properties Pane

Visualizing HR Data in Power BI

Bar chart and Column chart
Clustered Bar chart and Stacked Bar chart
Chart formatting options
General formatting options
Small multiples, Tooltips and Drill Through
Line chart and Area chart
Combination chart or a combo chart
Pie chart and Donut chart
Scatter chart and Bubble chart
Applying filters
‘Add Further Analysis’ tab
Table and Matrix Visuals
Card and Multi-row cards
Hierarchies in Power BI
Tree map
Map charts for showing geographical data
Conditional formatting of charts

DAX for Advanced HR Analytics

Introduction to DAX
DAX syntax and Row context vs Filter context
Types of operators and functions
Demonstration of new columns and new measures
Using explicit measures to create new measures
IF function with Logical operators
RELATED function
CALCULATE function
Additional Chats using Calculate function

Crafting Interactive HR Reports in Power BI

Introduction to reports
Formatting report page and creating a template
Slicers on report page
Adding a page navigator
Adding Bookmarks to the report
The final milestone!

Congratulations and about your certificate

Bonus lecture