Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst PL-300T00

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PL-300 Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst course is made with the diverse methods and most promising practices in line with technical and business requirements for analyzing, modeling, and visualizing data with Microsoft Power BI. This 3 days course will help you understand how to process and access data from data sources such as relational and non-relational data. Understanding how to implement policies and security standards across the Microsoft Power BI range, including groups and datasets. You will learn to deploy and manage dashboards and reports for content distribution and sharing and create paginated reports within the Microsoft Power BI service and publicize them to a workspace for inclusion within Microsoft Power BI. This course comes with a knowledge of core concepts of data, relational data working in the cloud, non-relational data working in the cloud, and an Understanding of visualization and analysis concepts. Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst certification will be given by the end of the course. 

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Course Information

Module 1: Get Started with Microsoft Data Analytics

This module explores the different roles in the data space, outlines the important roles and responsibilities of a Data Analysts, and then explores the landscape of the Power BI portfolio.

Lessons

  • Data Analytics and Microsoft
  • Getting Started with Power BI

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explore the different roles in data
  • Identify the tasks that are performed by a data analyst
  • Describe the Power BI landscape of products and services
  • Use the Power BI service

Module 2: Getting Data in Power BI

This module explores identifying and retrieving data from various data sources. You will also learn the options for connectivity and data storage and understand the difference and performance implications of connecting directly to data vs. importing it.

Lessons

  • Data Analytics and Microsoft
  • Optimize Performance
  • Resolve Data Errors

Lab : Preparing Data in Power BI Desktop

  • Prepare Data

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After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify and retrieve data from different data sources
  • Understand the connection methods and their performance implications
  • Use Microsoft Dataverse
  • Connect to a data flow

Module 3: Cleaning, Transforming, and Loading Data in Power BI

This module teaches you the process of profiling and understanding the condition of the data. They will learn how to identify anomalies, look at the size and shape of their data, and perform the proper data cleaning and transforming steps to prepare the data for loading into the model.

Lessons

  • Shaping the Data
  • Profiling the Data
  • Enhance the data structure

Lab : Loading Data in Power BI Desktop

  • Loading Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Apply data shape transformations
  • Enhance the structure of the data
  • Profile and examine the data

Module 4: Design a Data Model in Power BI

This module teaches the fundamental concepts of designing and developing a data model for proper performance and scalability. This module will also help you understand and tackle many of the common data modeling issues, including relationships, security, and performance.

Lessons

  • Introduction to data modeling
  • Working with tables
  • Dimensions and Hierarchies

Lab : Data Modeling in Power BI Desktop

  • Create Model Relationships
  • Configure Tables and Column Properties
  • Create hierarchies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of data modeling
  • Define relationships and their cardinality
  • Implement Dimensions and Hierarchies

Module 5: Create Model Calculations using DAX in Power BI

This module introduces you to the world of DAX and its true power for enhancing a model. You will learn about aggregations and the concepts of Measures, calculated columns and tables, and Time Intelligence functions to solve calculation and data analysis problems.

Lessons

  • Introduction to DAX
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Advanced DAX

Lab : Introduction to DAX in Power BI Desktop

  • Create calculated tables
  • Create calculated columns
  • Create measures

Lab : Advanced DAX in Power BI Desktop

  • Use the CALCULATE() function to manipulate filter context
  • Use Time Intelligence functions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand DAX
  • Use DAX for simple formulas and expressions
  • Create calculated tables and measures
  • Build simple measures
  • Work with Time Intelligence and Key Performance Indicators

Module 6: Optimize Model Performance in Power BI

In this module you are introduced to steps, processes, concepts, and data modeling best practices necessary to optimize a data model for enterprise-level performance.

Lessons

  • Optimize the data model for performance
  • Optimize DirectQuery Models

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of variables
  • Enhance the data model
  • Optimize the storage model

Module 7: Create Reports in Power BI

This module introduces you to the fundamental concepts and principles of designing and building a report, including selecting the correct visuals, designing a page layout, and applying basic but critical functionality. The important topic of designing for accessibility is also covered.

Lessons

  • Design a report
  • Enhance the report

Lab : Enhancing reports with interaction and formatting in Power BI Desktop

  • Create and configure Sync Slicers
  • Create a drillthrough page
  • Apply conditional formatting
  • Create and use Bookmarks

Lab : Designing a report in Power BI Desktop

  • Design a report
  • Configure visual fields and format properties

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design a report page layout
  • Select and add effective visualizations
  • Add basic report functionality
  • Add report navigation and interactions

Module 8: Create Dashboards in Power BI

In this module you will learn how to tell a compelling story through the use of dashboards and the different navigation tools available to provide navigation. You will be introduced to features and functionality and how to enhance dashboards for usability and insights.

Lessons

  • Create a Dashboard
  • Real-time Dashboards
  • Enhance a Dashboard

Lab : Creating a Dashboard in Power BI Service

  • Create a Dashboard
  • Pin visuals to a Dashboard
  • Use Q&A to create a dashboard tile

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a Dashboard
  • Understand real-time Dashboards
  • Enhance Dashboard usability

This module helps you apply additional features to enhance the report for analytical insights in the data, equipping you with the steps to use the report for actual data analysis. You will also perform advanced analytics using AI visuals on the report for even deeper and meaningful data insights.

Lessons

  • Advanced Analytics
  • Data Insights through AI visuals

Lab : Data Analysis in Power BI Desktop

  • Create animated scatter charts
  • Use the visual to forecast values

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Analyze feature
  • Identify outliers in data
  • Use the AI visuals
  • Use the Advanced Analytics custom visual

Module 10: Create and Manage Workspaces in Power BI

This module will introduce you to Workspaces, including how to create and manage them. You will also learn how to share content, including reports and dashboards, and then learn how to distribute an App.

Lessons

  • Creating Workspaces
  • Sharing and Managing Assets

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and manage a workspace
  • Understand workspace collaboration
  • Monitor workspace usage and performance
  • Distribute an App

Module 11: Manage Files and Datasets in Power BI

This module will introduce you to parameters and datasets. You will also learn how to manage datasets and parameters, build dynamic reports with parameters, and set dataset refresh options.

Lessons

  • Parameters
  • Datasets

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage datasets and parameters
  • Build dynamic reports with parameters
  • Schedule dataset refresh
  • Troubleshoot gateway service connectivity

Module 12: Row-level Security in Power BI

This module will introduce you to row-level security, both static and dynamic methods, and how to implement.

Lessons

  • Security in Power BI

Lab : Enforce Row-Level Security

  • Configure many-to-many relationships
  • Enforce row-level security

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement row-level security using both the Static and Dynamic methods

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Audience Profile

The audience for this course are data professionals and business intelligence professionals who want to learn how to accurately perform data analysis using Power BI. This course is also targeted toward those individuals who develop reports that visualize data from the data platform technologies that exist on both in the cloud and on-premises.

Q: Is Power BI functional for data analysts?

A: Microsoft's business analytics product, Power BI, delivers interactive data visualization BI capabilities that allow users to see and share data and understandings throughout their organization. 

Q: What are the top 3 skills for a data analyst?

A: Some of the top technical and soft skills required to become a data analyst:

  • Machine Learning.
  • Microsoft Excel.
  • SQL and NoSQL.
  • Linear Algebra and Calculus.
  • Critical Thinking.

Q: What SQL is used in data analysis?

A: SQL is the standard programming language used to communicate with Relational databases. In Data Analysis is designed to facilitate the retrieval of specific information through simple queries from a database.

Q: Coding is required for data analytics?

A: No, Data Analysts are not expected to code as part of their daily duties. simple data analysis functions such as analyzing Google Analytics data trends do not require writing code.

 

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