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Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Professional Certificate

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Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst Professional Certificate

Launch your career as a Power BI analyst. Build job-ready skills – and must-have AI skills – for an in-demand career. Earn a credential from Microsoft. No prior experience required.

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Instructor: Microsoft

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5 months, 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Learn to use Power BI to connect to data sources and transform them into meaningful insights.

  • Prepare Excel data for analysis in Power BI using the most common formulas and functions in a worksheet.  

  • Learn to use the visualization and report capabilities of Power BI to create compelling reports and dashboards.

  • Demonstrate your new skills with a capstone project and prepare for the industry-recognized Microsoft PL-300 Certification exam.

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Prepare for a career in Business Intelligence

  • Receive professional-level training from Microsoft
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Microsoft
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Business Intelligence Analyst, Business Data Analyst, Power BI Analyst
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$76,000+
median U.S. salary for Business Intelligence
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110,000+
U.S. job openings in Business Intelligence
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¹Lightcast™ Job Postings Report, United States, 7/1/22-6/30/23. ²Based on program graduate survey responses, United States 2021.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

Preparing Data for Analysis with Microsoft Excel

Course 119 hours4.7 (2,227 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data Visualization
Category: power bi
Category: Design Reports
Category: Design Dashboards

Harnessing the Power of Data with Power BI

Course 216 hours4.5 (785 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to recognize and use the key data analysis components of Microsoft Power BI.

  • Understand a Power BI data analyst's skills, tasks, and tools.

  • Describe the different stages in the data analysis process that result in data-driven decisions.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data Modeling
Category: Data Visualization
Category: power bi
Category: DAX

Extract, Transform and Load Data in Power BI

Course 320 hours4.6 (467 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to set up a data source and explain and configure storage modes in Power BI.

  • How to prepare for data modeling by cleaning and transforming data.

  • How to use profiling tools to identify data anomalies.

  • How to reference queries and dataflows and use the Advanced Editor to modify code. 

Skills you'll gain

Category: Report Building
Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data Visualization
Category: power bi
Category: Dashboard Creation

Data Modeling in Power BI

Course 426 hours4.1 (381 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to form a model using a Star Schema.

  • How to write calculations DAX to create elements and analysis in Power BI.

  • How to optimize performance in a Power BI model.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: SQL
Category: Data Management
Category: Security Alerting
Category: power bi

Data Analysis and Visualization with Power BI

Course 529 hours4.7 (299 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to add visualizations to reports and dashboards.

  • How to design accessible reports and dashboards.

  • How to use visualizations to perform data analysis.

Creative Designing in Power BI

Course 620 hours4.4 (134 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to create compelling and cohesive reports and dashboards.

  • How to work in detail with specialist chart visualizations.

  • How to add elements such as videos, streaming data and QR codes to dashboards.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: power bi
Category: Data-driven decisions

Deploy and Maintain Power BI Assets and Capstone project

Course 725 hours4.3 (106 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to create and publish an app in Power BI.

  • How to implement dynamic reports in Power BI.

  • How to implement security measures and alerting in a Power BI report or dashboard.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Data transformation
Category: Data Configuration
Category: power bi
Category: Power Query

Microsoft PL-300 Exam Preparation and Practice

Course 838 hours4.6 (142 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to prepare the data with Power BI.

  • How to Model the data in Power BI.

  • How to visualize and analyze the data with Power BI.

  • How to deploy and maintain Power BI assets.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Analysis
Category: Microsoft Excel
Category: Preparing Data
Category: power bi
Category: formulas and functions

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 Microsoft
Microsoft
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