An outline of this training course
Oil, gas and mining industries are big businesses with big costs. Every business operation may entail risk and losses. However, with the right utilization of data, these risks and losses can be mitigated and calculated.
The Power BI for Oil/Gas/Mining Markets course will show how Power BI can provide solutions that analyze predictive scenarios to lower costs, optimize operations, and increase revenues. Here, Sam McKay will discuss the different real-world challenges that the oil/gas/mining industry faces and will demonstrate the techniques to use in developing valuable reports that create better business decisions.
Course Level: Intermediate
Participants of this module should have reporting and analytical skills. It is recommended to have completed the Ultimate Beginners Guide to Power BI and DAX modules. No other advance preparation is needed to take this course.
This course module is tailored to: Excel users, data analysts, reporting managers
- Determine - the challenges that the industry faces and identify the essential data needed to address the issue
- Learn - Power BI techniques and DAX measures needed for creating valuable insights
- Develop - strategies for predictive analysis
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Sam very early on saw the immense opportunity of using Power BI to create analytical solutions. After years of developing some advanced analysis and tools in excel, he was amazed that he could re-create most of those things in about 10% of the time with Power BI.
He is the founder and CEO at Enterprise DNA, a business intelligence training & consultancy business primarily focused on driving better decision making within organisations by empowering individuals and teams to transform raw data into unmatched insights using Microsoft's Power BI suite of tools.
Sam has a strong history in Finance, previously working at ANZ, PIMCO, and Fonterra. He is also a CFA charterholder, achieving the designation in 2011.
He has a passion for building highly scalable analytical solutions within organisations, and wants to see others learn how to do the same.
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Passionate about empowering users of Power BI
"My goal is to teach others that you have almost unlimited analytical power when harnessing all the features in Power BI.
Through training across a number of different mediums, I've reached over 100,000 Power BI users, showing them a range of tips and tricks in Power BI development.
I'm a true believer that Power BI is the future of analysis and know individuals with the right training can now create advanced analytics in a scalable way that can have a real impact in the way insights are found and consumed within organisations."
Sam McKay, CFA - Founder & CEO, Enterprise DNA