Dashboard in a Day Using Power BI

This one-day, hands-on, online workshop will cover the core capabilities of Power BI. Power BI is a free interactive data visualization application developed by Microsoft with a primary focus on business intelligence that gives a single view of your data, that allows you to monitor and report on organizational data in real time. No coding or algorithms are required!

Workshop Snapshot


Interest list forming; please contact us for more information.


9 a.m. to 4 p.m.



In person at the University of Denver, self-guided pre-work, follow-up assignment


$880 per participant


A 15% discount is available for nonprofits, current or former military, government, DU alumni, Daniels corporate partners, and three or more individuals from the same organization.


Workshop Outcomes

In this one-day workshop, participants will learn to:

  • Connect to, import, and transform data from a variety of sources
  • Use data modeling to explore data with powerful visualizations
  • Build an interactive dashboard and utilize the Power BI Service


Participant Benefits

Gain Knowledge and Skills.
Immediately apply knowledge to your business context.

Enhance Your Career.
Improve your marketability and differentiate yourself as a professional.

Build Social Capital.
Establish connections with experienced professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds.

Transform Your Team.
Improve the performance of your team and retain your top talent.

Who Should Attend

A variety of professionals will benefit from the Dashboard in a Day workshop: 

  • Individuals looking to make sense of large amounts of data  
  • Individuals with limited familiarity with Power BI   
  • All levels of professionals who use data to sell, market and make decisions and are looking to transform data into actionable organizational intelligence
  • No prior Power BI experience is necessary; a familiarity with Excel is recommended

“Everyone’s sitting on a pile of data. Let’s identify a business question, and then go get the data to solve that question.”

– Amy Phillips –

Key Faculty

Amy Phillips

Amy is a former Teaching Professor in the department of Business Information and Analytics, Daniels College of Business and an Adjunct Faculty in Executive Education. She offers comprehensive knowledge of management information systems. She is the co-author of the leading MIS textbook, Business-Driven Information Systems.

More Details

Please note this is a technology heavy class. We will be on laptops utilizing Excel and Power BI for most of the workshop. There is a 2- to 3-hour assignment which needs to be completed outside of class time.

Next Session: Interest list forming, please contact us for more information

Cost: $880 (non-credit, see details below)

Discounts: A 15% discount is available for nonprofits, current or former military, government, DU alumni, Daniels corporate partners and three or more individuals from the same organization.

Schedule and Format

This workshop will be offered online with live synchronous instruction.

The workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and finishes at 4:00 p.m.

All students taking the Dashboard in a Day using Power BI workshop are required to complete a lab assignment on their own time (approximately 1 hour of work).

Additionally, students who plan to take this workshop either using a tuition waiver or as part of a degree program are required to complete the lab assignment as well as a graded assignment (approximately 2.5 hours of work) on their own time.

Tuition & Cost

Non-Credit: $880
A 15% discount is available for nonprofits, current or former military, government, DU alumni, Daniels corporate partners and three or more individuals from the same organization. Visit the program non-credit (pay with credit card) registration page or contact us for more information.

If you unable to pay via credit card, please contact us. 

For Credit: 1 credit hour at DU’s tuition rate
For more information on DU’s current tuition rates, check the Registrar’s website

Should I take this for Credit or Non-Credit?


This option is for participants who are not interested in receiving graduate level credit and are participating for professional development and to update their skills, knowledge and abilities. Upon request, Executive Education is pleased to provide a Certificate of Completion for professional development credit for any Executive Education workshop completed.

Credit – Graduate-Level Academic Credit

This option is for those interested in receiving graduate credit for their participation. In order to apply, you need to have completed your undergraduate degree and provide us with an unofficial transcript of that degree.  These credits and your course grade will be on your official transcript. Please be aware that there is a mandatory assignment and once the workshop begins you are no longer able to switch your status from for-credit to non-credit.

*If you are a DU Employee wanting to use your tuition waiver, you will receive further instructions from Executive Education approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of your course.

**If you are in a Master’s degree program at DU, and want to take this class for elective credit, please contact us before you register for the class. Your academic advisor will need to be involved in the registration process and it will require prior approval.

If you are not sure which option to choose, please contact Camila for advising at Camila.Angelim@du.edu.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration for this workshop, you may transfer your enrollment to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel anytime up to seven business days prior to the start of the first class.

If you provide us with less than seven business days’ notice or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire workshop fee and your enrollment will be automatically transferred to the next class.

Contact Us

Director of Business Development
Executive Education
Joy Burns Center 307

Schedule a meeting with Camila