Published: 24 Oct 2023 | Author: Colin Smith

In an era where data has become a fundamental component of effective decision-making, Power BI has emerged as a vital tool for businesses. Understanding and interpreting data is no longer a specialised skill but a universal requirement for all. If your business can’t do this, then it can’t fire on all cylinders.

That’s why I’m here to talk about "Dashboard In A Day," a Microsoft-developed Power BI training course that has never been more relevant for organisations across Australia. Talos delivers this almost every month, with details of upcoming sessions posted on our Events Page. I will be providing an in-depth look at how this one-day course can enhance data literacy and empower professionals across a multitude of industries.

The Concept of 'Dashboard In A Day'

"Dashboard In A Day" is a Power BI training course designed to provide a foundational understanding of data analytics. Developed by Microsoft, it's a one-day course delivered exclusively by authorised practitioners such as Talos. 

It offers a balanced blend of theory and hands-on experience, catering to both veterans and rank novices alike. The course covers essential topics such as data visualisation, report creation, and dashboard design, providing participants with the tools they need to hit the ground running when it comes to harnessing the power of Power BI. 

Power BI ReportPower BI fluency opens up a range of data exploration possibilities for your organisation. 


Why Power BI Training is Essential

Data is integral to modern business operations. Every business professional knows this, but that doesn’t make the task of analysing it any easier. 

In 2023, Power BI has confirmed its position as the Business Intelligence tool of choice across the world. It facilitates the rapid transformation of raw data into meaningful insights, allowing organizations to make informed decisions. However, in the same way you need to be taught how to play an instrument, professionals will need some guidance on how to best use the tool.

It's not just about understanding numbers; it's about translating data into actionable plans. Dashboard In A Day provides the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to get started with organisational report building, making it a no-brainer for any business looking to increase its data analysis capabilities. 

The Key Benefits of 'Dashboard In A Day'

Here are some of the key reasons why Dashboard In A Day has received such acclaim from students all across the world. 

  1. Comprehensive Learning: It’s a showcase of Power BI's capabilities, from basic functions to advanced features, all within a single day.
  2. Hands-On Experience: It walks through practical exercises for real-world application, allowing participants to create their own dashboards and reports.
  3. Expert Guidance: Instruction is given by authorized practitioners with extensive experience in Power BI and data analytics.
  4. Customisation: The content can be adapted to specific organisational needs, ensuring that the training aligns with the unique goals and challenges of each participant.
  5. Networking Opportunities: It enables interaction with other professionals, fostering collaboration and the exchange of ideas.
  6. Certification: All students receive a certificate of completion, recognizing the skills and knowledge acquired during the training.

These benefits contribute to a well-rounded learning experience, emphasising both technical skills and strategic application. "Dashboard In A Day" is more than a training session; it's a comprehensive educational experience that equips participants with the tools to leverage Power BI effectively.The hope and the expectation is that all students will use these skills during the course of their own work in the aftermath of the course. 

How 'Dashboard In A Day' Aligns with Talos' Vision

Talos focuses on Data & Analytics excellence, aiming to enable Efficient Decision Making for businesses across Australia. "Dashboard In A Day" aligns with this vision by offering an educational experience that emphasises continuous learning and innovation. 

Talos recognizes the importance of data literacy in today's business environment and strives to provide training that empowers professionals to harness the power of data. "Dashboard In A Day" complements Talos' commitment to quality education and its dedication to helping organisations thrive in a data-driven world.

Who Should Consider 'Dashboard In A Day'?

"Dashboard In A Day" is attended by a whole variety of different people, including business representatives, government bodies, and individual practitioners. The general focus of the material makes it a valuable training opportunity for those seeking to enhance their data analytics capabilities. Here's a closer look at who can benefit:

  • Data Analysts and Scientists: Enhance existing skills and learn new techniques.
  • Managers and Decision-Makers: Gain insights to make informed, data-driven decisions.
  • IT Professionals: Understand how Power BI integrates with existing systems.
  • Educators and Trainers: Learn to teach Power BI concepts to others.
  • Students and New Professionals: Build a foundation in data analytics.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your journey in data analytics, "Dashboard In A Day" offers a tailored learning experience that can help you achieve your goals.


"Dashboard In A Day" offers a holistic educational experience for those looking to understand and utilise Power BI. It's not merely a training course but an opportunity to learn, apply, and grow in the field of data analytics. 

With guidance from experts and a curriculum designed by Microsoft, "Dashboard In A Day" has become an invaluable resource for professionals and organisations alike. In a world where data is increasingly central to success, investing in education and training is essential. "Dashboard In A Day" is a great way for organisations to upskill internally, equipping participants with the tools and knowledge to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of data analytics.

If you're interested in enhancing your team's Power BI skills, consider signing up for the next instalment of "Dashboard In A Day" with Talos. This one-day course stands out as the perfect introduction to Power BI, and one that can pave the way for a Business Intelligence revolution within your company. 

For more information or to register for an upcoming session, please get in touch with Talos today.


Get the latest Talos Newsletter delivered directly to your inbox


Our partners including Microsoft, UiPath, Databricks & Profisee enable us to deliver business outcomes using best of breed technologies and solutions.

Automation & Analytics Technologies for Business

Our Solutions

Modern Data Platform
Modern Data Platform
Build Data components

Build, test and implement Data Platform components - secure, efficient, flexible and cost effective.

Invoice Automation Bot

Specialising in all invoice-related processes, he has been trained to quickly learn specific invoice-related processes.

Compliance Info Expert

Specialising in all compliance related processes, she has been trained to quickly learn specific compliance processes.

Automation Initiation
Automation Initiation
Your automation journey

Using our EPIC methodology guiding you to deliver outcomes quickly and cost effectively.

Click here for more