Power BI Essentials Training for Government

Power BI is a robust data visualization tool which assists in creating interactive, immersive dashboards and reports. In turn these can provide your business or department with actionable insights and drive business results. Take this course with experienced trainer Warren Dean to gain an in-depth knowledge of this powerful product. Work along through the training with Warren to gain a hands on understanding of Power BI and discover the insights hidden within your data.

Public Sector Network · 7 September 2021

Power BI Training for Government by Warren Dean. This course is approximately 3.5 hours of training structured over 5 unique modules and 74 concise topics. View the brief video synopsis below to get an indication of the training content and what “Power BI Training for Government” can offer you.


This course is recorded in Power BI Desktop May 2020. If you would like older version visualisations pane please download the Power BI Desktop May 2020 version from here:

Previous monthly updates to Power BI Desktop and the Power BI service – Power BI | Microsoft Docs


– 2 monitors and Power BI desktop (64 bit) installed.
– Memory (RAM): At least 2 GB available, 4 GB or more recommended.



To celebrate the launch of the Academy we are offering free access to the first module of this training material.

You can view module 4 of Power BI Essentials for Government below.


The video below displays what we will be creating in this first module. Don’t worry your speakers aren’t broken, the short video is simply a visual representation of what we will be building in this module.



Warren Dean is a government Power BI specialist, skilled in understanding government reporting requirements, building strong Power BI user communities and has expertise in Power BI report development.

Warren has 15 years’ experience as a data analyst in government roles, previously lead the analytics function at the City of Casey. He also founded the Victorian Local Government BI Meetup and has spoken at multiple events and conferences across the world.

He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Certified Power BI Developer, his company DataTale is a Microsoft Partner that provides Power BI training and consultation to government agencies across Australia.


If you have any questions or queries regarding the training or the PSN Academy more broadly please contact our Training and Development Lead at [email protected]

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Course Includes

  • 5 Lessons
  • Course Certificate