Course code VU-INN270F

VU-INN270F Business Analytics II: Analytics and Reporting With Power BI

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Course responsible: Joachim Scholderer
Teachers: Therese Seljevold
ECTS credits: 2
Faculty: Senter for etter- og videreutdanning
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in the Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in the Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2020-2021
Last time: 2021H
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Course contents:

The topic of this online course is how to develop modern dashboard solutions that can be used to analyse and report the company's KPIs in real time:

  • How to combine different data sources from the company's information systems,
  • How to create basic analyses and visualisations in Power BI,
  • How to design and implement dynamic dashboards in Power BI,
  • How to improve the company's reporting routines with dynamic dashboard solutions.

This course is targeted at private and public companies that want to get started with their digitalisation initiatives, employees who want to upgrade their qualifications, and people currently without employment who want to acquire future-oriented abilities and skills.

Learning outcome:


  • Know basic data analysis and visualisation techniques
  • Know the assumptions and data requirements for basic analysis and visualisation techniques


  • Be able to perform basic analyses and visualisations in Power BI
  • Be able to design and implement dynamic dashboard solutions in Power BI

General competence

  • Be able to work cross-functionally in business management and IT
  • Be able to contribute constructively in digitialisation and process improvement projects
Learning activities:
Video lectures, exercises with data and software, independent work on two project assignments
Teaching support:
Canvas and project supervision
Helbæk, M. (2020). Power BI: En kort innføring i Power Query, Power BI Desktop og Power BI-tjenesten. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.Selected journal articles and book chapters
Recommended prerequisites:
Work experience
Portfolio assessment, consisting of two project assignments (weight: 50% each): pass/fail
Nominal workload:
50 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
DAT110 (1 ECTS)
Type of course:
  • Video lectures: 5 hours
  • Exercises with data and software: 5 hours
  • Project assignments: 25 hours
  • Self-study/syllabus literature: 15 hours
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers
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