Power BI Self-Paced Certification (Exam DA-100) Training


This self-paced online video workshop is aimed at specialists in data analysis, data science, and business intelligence, who wish to validate and demonstrate their knowledge by obtaining the relevant Microsoft Power BI certification.



Our Self-Paced Microsoft Power BI Certification Exam DA-100 Training is an online, Power BI certification training course workshop aimed at specialists in data analysis, data science, and business intelligence, who wish to validate and demonstrate their knowledge by obtaining the Microsoft Certified: Data Analyst Associate.
Our self-paced online courses help users to extend their Power BI skills. These short courses convey important topics via step-by-step demonstration and users are provided with all of the necessary resources to replicate the techniques shown as they learn.

Delegates on this course will need to be familiar with the essentials of data analysis, databases and cloud computing; as well as the key elements of Power BI Desktop and the Power BI service. The topics covered on the course will be mainly at the intermediate and advanced level. Delegates will also need to be native English speakers or speak English fluently.

This Power BI certification course provides in-depth coverage of all of the topics which you will need to master in order to pass both Exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI.

The training is very much hands-on; and delegates will be given numerous opportunities to complete real-world, practical projects.

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    Course Outline

    Day One: Prepare the Data

    Get data from different data sources

    Identify and connect to a data source
    Change data source settings
    Select a shared dataset or create a local dataset
    Select a storage mode
    Choose an appropriate query type
    Identify query performance issues
    Use the Common Data Service
    Use parameters

    Profile the data

    Identify data anomalies
    Examine data structures
    Interrogate column properties
    Interrogate data statistics

    Clean, transform, and load the data

    Resolve inconsistencies, unexpected or null values, and data quality issues
    Apply user-friendly value replacements
    Identify and create appropriate keys for joins
    Evaluate and transform column data types
    Apply data shape transformations to table structures
    Combine queries
    Apply user-friendly naming conventions to columns and queries
    Leverage Advanced Editor to modify Power Query M code
    Configure data loading
    Resolve data import errors

    Day Two: Model the Data

    Design a data model

    Define the tables
    Configure table and column properties
    Define quick measures
    Flatten out a parent-child hierarchy
    Define role-playing dimensions
    Define a relationship’s cardinality and cross-filter direction
    Design the data model to meet performance requirements
    Resolve many-to-many relationships
    Create a common date table
    Define the appropriate level of data granularity

    Develop a data model

    Apply cross-filter direction and security filtering
    Create calculated tables
    Create hierarchies
    Create calculated columns
    Implement row-level security roles
    Set up the Q&A feature

    Create measures by using DAX

    Use DAX to build complex measures
    Use CALCULATE to manipulate filters
    Implement Time Intelligence using DAX
    Replace numeric columns with measures
    Use basic statistical functions to enhance data
    Create semi-additive measures

    Optimize model performance

    Remove unnecessary rows and columns
    Identify poorly performing measures, relationships, and visuals
    Improve cardinality levels by changing data types
    Improve cardinality levels through summarization
    Create and manage aggregations

    Day Three: Visualize the Data

    Create reports

    Add visualization items to reports
    Choose an appropriate visualization type
    Format and configure visualizations
    Import a custom visual
    Configure conditional formatting
    Apply slicing and filtering
    Add an R or Python visual
    Configure the report page
    Design and configure for accessibility
    Configure automatic page refresh

    Create dashboards

    Set mobile view
    Manage tiles on a dashboard
    Configure data alerts
    Use the Q&A feature
    Add a dashboard theme
    Pin a live report page to a dashboard
    Configure data classification

    Enrich reports for usability

    Configure bookmarks
    Create custom tooltips
    Edit and configure interactions between visuals
    Configure navigation for a report
    Apply sorting
    Configure Sync Slicers
    Use the selection pane
    Use drillthrough and cross filter
    Drilldown into data using interactive visuals
    Export report data
    Design reports for mobile devices

    Day Four: Analyze the Data / Deploy and Maintain Deliverables

    Enhance reports to expose insights

    Apply conditional formatting
    Apply slicers and filters
    Perform top N analysis
    Explore statistical summary
    Use the Q&A visual
    Add a Quick Insights result to a report
    Create reference lines by using Analytics pane
    Use the Play Axis feature of a visualization

    Perform advanced analysis

    Identify outliers
    Conduct Time Series analysis
    Use groupings and binnings
    Use the Key Influencers to explore dimensional variances
    Use the decomposition tree visual to break down a measure
    Apply AI Insights

    Manage datasets

    Configure a dataset scheduled refresh
    Configure row-level security group membership
    Providing access to datasets
    Configure incremental refresh settings
    Promote or certify a dataset

    Create and manage workspaces

    Create and configure a workspace
    Recommend a development lifecycle strategy
    Assign workspace roles
    Configure and update a workspace app
    Publish, import, or update assets in a workspace
    Apply sensitivity labels to workspace content

    Our Training Location

    Our scheduled training courses take place at the following address:
    Tower Bridge Business Centre
    46-48 East Smithfield
    London E1W 1AW
    Tel: 0800 998 9248

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