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Supply Chain Metrics - Power BI

Date:   Mar 11, 2024 - Mar 12, 2024
Time:   5:30 PM





March 11 & 12, 2024


5:30 - 9:00 PM SK Time


5 Credits


Virtual via Zoom


Members: $425 +tax

Non-Members: $495 +tax


None. No Excel or PowerPoint experience is required!


Peter Drucker once said, “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” These days, SCM organizations are all about metrics with dashboarding being the fastest-growing trend. Technology is speeding up how we do business at every step of the value chain, and leaders increasingly rely on dashboards that can deliver accurate information and insights in real time. 

Microsoft Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools specializing in data visualization, and dashboarding.  Users can create, publish and share professional-looking and interactive dashboards. It’s an official product of Microsoft, so it’s fully integrated into the Office Suite, i.e. 

Excel is a powerful analytics tool, combine it with Power BI to get broad data analytics and visualization capabilities. 

Who should attend?

SCM Professionals who want to deliver insights throughout their organizations, produce beautiful and dynamic dashboards, and drive analysis with ease. 

Why this Workshop?

This is the future of SCM reporting. Aside from the benefits of creating dashboards with ease, Power BI comes with powerful features. Do you want to publish your dashboards on the cloud and share it with others in your organization? No problem. Do you want to pull data from multiple sources like Excel, Access, SAP, and Oracle? Easy. Does your boss want to view the dashboard on his mobile phone? Done. 

What Value can I expect? 

You will gain operational knowledge of Power BI and its most important features so that you can implement it in your organizations immediately. 


By attending this workshop, participants will:

  • Publish and share dashboards 
  • Create a dashboard
  • Publish and share dashboards

Some of the topics covered:

  • Dashboarding basics
  • Retrieving data from different formats and sources
  • Consolidating data from multiple files
  • Power Query: Merge, Append, Transform
  • Creating interactive dashboards
  • Viewing dashboards on a mobile device
  • Custom tooltips
  • Grouping
  • Bookmarks
  • Power BI analytics: Forecasting and outlier detection
  • Natural Language Processing Q&A
  • Advanced visuals: Decomposition Tree, Smart Narrative, Key Influencers, and more
  • Introduction to Power BI Machine Learning

Ian Gonzalez


Ian Gonzalez is a professional from two worlds: data and supply chain management. For 9 years, he’s taught analytics and supply chain courses for the institution, making him the longest-running PD instructor at SCC. Drawing from his 19 years of experience in oil & gas, aviation, and consulting, Ian has inspired hundreds from all over Canada to embrace data and use it to move the supply chain profession forward. Whether it’s in corporate or academe, teaching and upskilling have always been his passion.


Registrants will receive a full refund for courses cancelled by Supply Chain Canada, Saskatchewan Institute.

Registrants who have received written acceptance into a course and provided written notice to Supply Chain Canada, Saskatchewan Institute of their withdrawal from the course 14 days prior to the first day of class, will be provided with a full refund. After 14 days, refunds will not be granted.

If you would like to withdraw from a course please send an e-mail to are required to inform the Saskatchewan Institute of your intent as soon as possible. Clearly state your intention to withdraw and provide authorization for us to proceed.

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