Microsoft Power BI Certification Training

Master data analytics with Power BI modeling & visualizations and DAX functions

  • 16 hours of Instructor-led Training
  • Interactive DAX Learning with advanced Custom Visuals
  • Hands-on exercise and real time projects on Power BI
  • Learn about PowerBI mobile app, PowerBI Report, Server, Gateway
  • Covers Basics to Advanced Power BI data modelling concepts

Why MS Power BI is the future of Business Intelligence

Deciphering raw data to get actionable insights is the crux of business intelligence. Microsoft Power BI is a leading BI solution that allows businesses to derive actionable insights from data stored in multiple sources. The solution is available on the cloud and as on-premise options, increasing the flexibility for businesses. With a Power BI course, organizations can gauge the significance of data governance and security while being able to share data with stakeholders. MS Power BI integrates datasets from multiple sources like sales data, internal data, customer data and more to create comprehensive visual representations of insights in real-time, thus driving operational efficiency.

Power BI training will enable businesses to deep dive and uncover the root cause of business trends by interpreting the insights offered on the user-friendly visual dashboard of Power BI.  Professionals in marketing, sales, business development professionals and even business analysts can stay ahead of the game with compelling reports that can be presented on demand. Data analytics is at the forefront of business success today and a Power BI certification can help individuals and organizations stay in tune with this current BI trend.

Demand for Power BI

Microsoft Power BI is a robust tool that can translate data to insights in minutes and offer numerous benefits to both individuals and organizations.


Individual Benefits

A Microsoft Power BI Certification helps individuals:

  • Train for jobs in the business data analysis domain that rely extensively on data
  • Ace Marketing and sales reports with streamlined, analytics-backed reports
  • Prepare to be a part of the global data-analytics trend. An IBM survey found that over 70% of the companies today are relying on data analytics to make high-value business decisions
  • Secure well-paid analytics jobs. As per Payscale.com, a Senior Business Analyst in the US earns $89,000 on an average.

Organization benefits

Microsoft Power BI training also has certain organizational benefits:

  • Expedited access to business insights on an interactive dashboard
  • Real-time sharing of reports and data with all stakeholders for easy collaboration
  • A comprehensive view of business operations

Power BI training courses are in great demand in the data science community, given the ease with which this tool allows you to transform data into Business Intelligence, all in real-time.

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What You Will Learn

Prerequisites

You don't need to meet any prerequisites in order to take up Microsoft Power BI training, but the following knowledge would prove to be an added advantage for you:

  • You need to have some basic knowledge of Excel.
  • You should be familiar with Windows OS.

Who should attend this course?

  • Business Analysts
  • Business intelligence developers
  • SQL professionals
  • BI Professionals
  • Data Analysts
  • Economists
  • Researchers working with large datasets
  • Those who are interested in the field of Data Analytics
  • Anyone interested in learning how to use Power BI tools

KnowledgeHut Experience

Instructor-led Live Classroom

Interact with instructors in real-time— listen, learn, question and apply. Our instructors are industry experts and deliver hands-on learning.

Curriculum Designed by Experts

Our courseware is always current and updated with the latest tech advancements. Stay globally relevant and empower yourself with the latest tools and training!

Learn through Doing

Learn theory backed by practical case studies, exercises and coding practice. Get skills and knowledge that can be applied effectively in the real world.

Mentored by Industry Leaders

Learn from the best in the field. Our mentors are all experienced professionals in the fields they teach.

Advance from the Basics

Learn concepts from scratch, and advance your learning through step-by-step guidance on tools and techniques.

Code Reviews by Professionals

Get reviews and feedback on your final projects from professional developers.

Curriculum

  • Guided Learning for Power BI
  • Using Power BI
  • Building Blocks of Power BI
  • A quick look at the Power BI service
  • Getting Started with Power BI Desktop
  • Connect to Data Sources in Power BI Desktop
  • Clean and Transform your data with the Query Editor
  • More Advanced Data Source and Transformation
  • Type natural-language questions about your data on a dashboard
  • Cleaning Irregularly Formatted Data
  • Modeling
  • How to Manage Your Data Relationships
  • Create Calculated Columns
  • Optimizing Data Models for Better Visuals
  • Create measures and work with time-based functions
  • Create Calculated Tables
  • Explore Time-Based data
  • Create and Customize Simple Visualizations
  • How to use combination charts
  • Create and format slicers
  • How to use Map Visualizations
  • How to use Tables and Matrices
  • How to use Scatter Charts
  • How to use Waterfall and Funnel Charts
  • How to use Gauges and Single Number Cards
  • How to modify colors in charts and visuals
  • Style your Reports with Shapes, Text Boxes and Images
  • Page Layout and Formatting
  • Duplicate a page report
  • Show categories with No Data
  • Customize Visuals with Summarization and Category Options
  • Arrange the Z-order of Report Elements
  • Visual hierarchies and drill down behavior
  • R visuals in Power BI
  • Exploring data
  • The Power BI service
  • Create and Configure a Dashboard
  • Create Custom Q& A Suggestions
  • Share Dashboards with your organization
  • Display Visuals and Tiles Full Screen
  • Edit Tile Details
  • Get More space on your Dashboard
  • Install and Configure a personal gateway
  • Power BI and Excel
  • Import an Excel table into Power BI
  • Import Excel files with data models and Power View sheets
  • Connect OneDrive for business to Power BI
  • Publishing and Sharing
  • Publish Reports from Power BI Desktop to the Power BI Service
  • Print and Export Power BI Dashboard
  • Manually Republish and Refresh your Data
  • Introducing Power BI Mobile
  • Create a group in Power BI
  • Create a content pack in Power BI
  • Connect to a content pack in Power BI
  • Connect to a content pack from group in Power BI
  • Edit a content pack in Power BI
  • Integrate OneDrive for business with Power BI Publishing and Sharing
  • Publish Reports from Power BI Desktop to the Power BI Service
  • Print and Export Power BI Dashboard
  • Manually Republish and Refresh your Data
  • Introducing Power BI Mobile
  • Create a group in Power BI
  • Create a content pack in Power BI
  • Connect to a content pack in Power BI
  • Connect to a content pack from group in Power BI
  • Edit a content pack in Power BI
  • Integrate OneDrive for business with Power BI
  • Introduction to DAX
  • DAX Calculation types
  • DAX Functions
  • Using Variable in DAX expressions
  • Table Relationships and DAX
  • DAX Tables and Filtering
  1. Sales and Marketing Data Analysis
  2. Human Resource Analysis

Faq

Microsoft Power BI Course

Data visualization has forever changed the way businesses operate. From simplifying the way data is presented and studied to make the whole process of drawing inferences from data easier, data visualization has made data analysis very creative and interesting. The future is all about business intelligence and data visualization is a key part of this. This is why there is a huge demand for professionals who know how to use data visualization tools such as MS Power BI. The average annual pay for a Data Visualization Developer in the United States is $114,276 a year and if the statistics are to be believed, then it will only rise in the future. There is no better time than now to join this Microsoft Power BI course and step into a career in data visualization and Business Intelligence.

You don’t need any prior knowledge to take up this Power BI training but you should have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. It also helps to have an understanding of how data works.

Visualization is as important in the field of data science as is applying algorithms to data. There are several popular visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, Qlikview, QlikSense, etc. that are widely adopted and have helped businesses grow. Going through this Gartner report (available at www.powerbi.com ) one realizes that Power BI has the most advanced features among all other tools for analysing and visualizing data. And since it is a Microsoft Product, you can be assured that your data is safe and secure.

There is no prerequisite for pursuing this course. If you have the interest to play with data, extract insights from it and have basic knowledge of SQL & Data warehouse then you can join this workshop. This course will help you master a new cutting-edge technology to create stunning visualization with compelling dashboards and reports for organizations.

There are no restrictions but participants would benefit if they have elementary programming knowledge and familiarity with Excel

For Power BI Desktop applications you require the following System Hardware and Software:

  1. Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2, or later.
  2. .NET 4.5 is required.
  3. Internet Explorer 9 or later.
  4. Memory (RAM) Required to Run in System: -In system 4 GB or more RAM is mandatory for smooth operation. If SSD is there in the system then 4GB RAM is enough. While running the desktop application at least 1 GB available, 1.5 GB or more is recommended to perform the operation.
  5. Display Resolution Setting: - At least 1440x900 or 1600x900 (16:9) recommended. Lower resolutions such as 1024x768 or 1280x800 are not recommended, as certain controls (such as closing the startup screen) display beyond those resolutions.
  6. CPU: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor recommended.

This course allows an individual who is a beginner or a working professional, to create a number of effective and simple visuals without writing any code or developing anything. The course teaches you to use the readily available visuals to get swift insights from data, and share and collaborate the reports with peers or “CXO’s” within the organization. It also teaches how to publish the report on to Power BI Service.

By the end of this course, you would have gained knowledge of the use of data analytics techniques and the DAX language to build applications on data. This will help you land jobs as a data analyst.

Taking up this Microsoft Power BI Certification Training will undoubtedly be one of the most valuable trainings for your career and will help you become a Power BI expert. It will also help you sharpen your skills by offering you extensive knowledge on Power BI. As a part of this Power BI Training, you will be working on real-time projects.

Once you are done with the Microsoft Power BI Certification Training online, you will be able to:

  • Use and implement Custom Visuals
  • Use Content packs, Power BI Report Server, Data Gateways
  • Describe Power BI desktop data transformation
  • Master Power BI Embedded and Workspace Collection
  • Describe Power BI desktop modelling
  • Connecting directly to data stores
  • Describe how to connect to Excel data

Workshops/Projects

The workshops at KnowledgeHut are always interactive, immersive, intensive hands-on programs. We have two modes of delivery. Select the best one based on your project requirements.

Instructor-led training

Brush up your knowledge with new concepts and technologies with our most preferred virtual live instructor-led training with the help of hands-on training and interactive sessions.

One-to-One Training

Choosing one-to-one training will be an added advantage. We will accommodate you and arrange a mutually acceptable date for the training. Our instructors are dedicated, will help you to achieve your goals and make you prepare for a remarkable future.

Team/Corporate Training

In this type of Microsoft Power BI training, an organization can nominate its entire team for online or classroom training. Training will be delivered for your teams as per your requirements. Corporate training comprises of videos, certification courses and other blended learning options that will enable your workforce to learn and implement the required skills in a very short time.

Power BI Certification Course will just take you 16 hours to complete.

Yes, you will be having 15 hours of lab exercises during your Microsoft Power BI Certification Training.

For any business, Data plays a vital role to improvise and achieve the company’s goals. In today’s era, each and every sector(Finance, Human Resource, Procurement, IT, Retail, Sales, Marketing, Social, Media, Sentimental, etc) needs analysis of business insights. Which is why, irrespective of their background, all industries are using business intelligence tools to understand the pulse of the market and create products that will satisfy customers and create profits.  Our workshop includes projects that will help you understand how to present this market data into visuals that can be understood by people across the board, technical or non-technical.

If you want datasets or reports (.pbix) to practice on then the “Get data” option is available in Power BI Web Service. This provides sample datasets and reports and allows one to practice on real data and get proficiency in it.

Also clear guidelines and explanations have been given in Power BI Documentations on Samples.

Case studies will include data history that must be analyzed to understand the project insights and customer requirements. The course includes recent and on-going case studies, as this will enable our course participants to know about new techniques needed to survive in a job and showcase some stand out skills to get shortlisted.

Online Experience

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

We provide our students with Environment/Server access for their systems. This ensures that every student experiences a real-time project environment as it offers all the facilities required to get a detailed understanding of the course.

If you get any queries during the process or the course, you can reach out to our support team.

KnowledgeHut trainers are extremely qualified industry experts having many years of relevant industry experience. You will be mentored by Data Analytics experts who will help you overcome any challenges you may face. Our mentors and instructors are always there to guide you through the course and your project work with the latest materials to help you understand the concepts clearly.

Yes, you can attend a demo session before getting yourself enrolled for the Power BI training.

Our online instructor-led training is an interactive session. Any point of time during the session you can unmute yourself and ask the doubts/ queries related to the course topics.

We have expert trainers who will support and encourage students to learn the Power BI tool. Our experienced trainers offer quality training and are well versed with the techniques that help the students to deal with the challenge of learning Power BI without any difficulty. Our Power BI classes are very interactive and engaging with the latest teaching methodology and tools. We will help you improve your technical skills and other fundamental aspects of learning through, interactive sessions, assessments, and best teaching materials. Based on your requirements, we offer customized training. Enrol for our Power BI classes to learn from industry experts.

Yes, the students will be able to access the coursework anytime even after the completion of their course. 

Yes, the students will be able to access the coursework anytime even after the completion of their course. 

The online Power BI course recordings will be available to you with lifetime validity.

We have a team of dedicated professionals known for their keen enthusiasm. As long as you have a will to learn, our team will support you in every step. In case of any queries, you can reach out to our 24/7 dedicated support at any of the numbers provided in the link below: https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us

We also have Slack workspace for the corporates to discuss the issues. If the query is not resolved by email, then we will facilitate a one-on-one discussion session with one

of our trainers.

Finance Related

We accept the following payment options:

  • PayPal
  • American Express
  • Citrus
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidates withdraw from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our refund page.

If you find it difficult to cope, you may discontinue within the first 48 hours of registration and avail a 100% refund (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% reduction in the refund amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding).  Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of a written request for refund. Learn more about our refund policy here.

Typically, KnowledgeHut’s training is exhaustive and the mentors will help you in understanding the concepts in-depth.

However, if you find it difficult to cope, you may discontinue and withdraw from the course right after the first session as well as avail 100% money back.  To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

Yes, we have scholarships available for Students and Veterans. We do provide grants that can vary up to 50% of the course fees.

To avail scholarships, feel free to get in touch with us at the following link:

https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us

The team shall send across the forms and instructions to you. Based on the responses and answers that we receive, the panel of experts takes a decision on the Grant. The entire process could take around 7 to 15 days

Yes, you can pay the course fee in instalments. To avail, please get in touch with us at https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us. Our team will brief you on the process and the timeline for your case.

Mostly the instalments vary from 2 to 3 but have to be fully paid before the completion of the course.

You can check the schedule of the Microsoft Power BI Training by visiting the following link:

https://www.knowledgehut.com/business-intelligence-and-visualization/microsoft-power-bi-training/schedule

We have a team of dedicated professionals known for their keen enthusiasm. As long as you have a will to learn, our team will support you in every step. In case of any queries, you can reach out to our 24/7 dedicated support at any of the numbers provided in the link below: https://www.knowledgehut.com/contact-us

We also have Slack workspace for the corporates to discuss the issues. If the query is not resolved by email, then we will facilitate a one-on-one discussion session with one of our trainers.

Yes, there will be other participants for all the online public workshops and would be logging in from different locations. Learning with different people will be an added advantage for you which will help you fill the knowledge gap and increase your network. 

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Power BI Certification Training Details

Power BI

It is a business intelligence tool that provides services like creating Reports and Dashboards from various data sources. It is a cloud-based data analysis visualization tool with a simple to use interface. It is extremely user-friendly and anyone can easily work on it. It is very secure and protects information shared within the organization.

Power BI is basically a visualization tool to make Dashboards and Reports with the help of visual effects and relation management queries. Power BI uses primary repositories for storing and managing data. Power BI uses Azure active directory to store user identities rather than the process wherein data uploaded by a user in the form of datasets are eventually stored in Azure block storage and the metadata of the data files are stored in Azure SQL server. When users interact with Power BI service all requests are managed by API and the Gateway role and after arriving at the request from API and Gateway, Power BI knows how to deal with it. Hence Power BI is the only platform to connect to the cloud Databases with the help of clustering which is part of the back end process in this tool. 

It is a cloud-based BI tool which is able to handle huge amounts of data with no issues. It has a consolidated dashboard. You can develop your own custom visuals to create stand out reports. It has a unique feature to create relations between existing data. It has a dynamic row security level feature to maintain accessibility to a specific person/member in an organization. It supports R-scripting. It has Natural language query, phone view application for portability.

  • Interactive Reports and Dashboards.
  • User-friendly for non-technical individuals.
  • Self-service Q&A feature using Natural language query.
  • Access it on the go through the Power BI mobile app.
  • It is affordable and easy licensing done by Microsoft office 365
  • Power Query, Power Pivot, Power Maps, Power Apps etc.
  • DAX – Data Analysis eXpression to create calculated measures and calculated columns
  • M Query Formula Language for mashing up data before loading the data.
  • It shows dates as a hierarchy in level.
  • It supports for Azure Active Directory authentication for Azure SQL-database and data warehouse connectors.
  • Can view and manage Power BI reports from various multiple platforms and devices.
  • It has Instantly share dashboards functionality, Drag-n-Drop functionality, Drill-Down functionality and schedule data refresh features.

There are few points which can describe how Power BI is different from other BI tools as follows:

  • Power BI gives a strong backend manipulation of data with access to simple visualizations.
  • It provides a 360-degree view of your business.
  • It helps you interact with Data and Reports with the help of Q&A {i.e. Natural language questioning capability} 
  • It's easily integrated with Windows Cortana personal voice assistant which makes it different from other BI tools in the market.
  • It can print dashboards which makes it handy in board meetings and discussions.
  • It makes data-driven decision from any remote areas.

Power BI is a product of Microsoft and has the credibility to handle 360-degree view of any business around the market. Due to its user-friendly nature, it is one of the simplest BI tools to interact with. Even non-technical background individuals can easily understand its reports and insights.

This tool is used in various Businesses, Information Technology, Pharmaceutical, Banking and other industries.

This is workspace experience in app.powerBI.com that combines related reports and dashboards, all in one platform.

One or multi-page reports are bundled together in one place. The app is created by Power BI designer and shared with customers and clients like you. This service requires a Power BI Pro license. It provides interaction with dashboards and reports in Apps.

Power BI report is one of the main features by which the report designer can put the data set information into various visualizations and provide insights for business. Reports are supposed to be of single visualization or multi-page according to the need of the client. The report is based on a single dataset. There are many ways to filter, highlight and slice reports. We can pin the report to any dashboard without any difficulties. Reports can be published, filtered, embedded, exported, and downloaded as ‘.PBIX’ file extension.

There is a long list of data sources that can connect and the Power BI team in their monthly updates, continue to add more and more data sources that can be connected to Power BI.

Below is a list of sources:

File - Excel, Text/CSV, XML, JSON, Folder - Folder, PDF, SharePoint Folder.

Database - SQL Server Database, Access Database, SQL Server Analysis Services Database, Oracle Database, IBM DB2 Database, IBM Informix database (Beta), etc...

Power BI - Datasets and Dataflow.

Azure -Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Analysis Services database, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Table Storage, Azure Cosmos DB (Beta), Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure HDInsight (HDFS), etc...

Online Services - Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Facebook, GitHub (Beta), etc...

Other - Web, SharePoint List, OData Feed, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Hadoop File (HDFS), etc...

The simple difference between the free and paid versions of Power BI is this: the free version is a web-based cloud application, whereas the paid version is a desktop client. Power BI owns three pricing plans:

Power BI Desktop

This is free for the user and includes preparation, custom visualizations,  preparation, data cleaning, and the ability to publish to the Power BI service.

Power BI Pro

Power BI Pro costs $9.99/user/month which includes data governance, data collaboration, data governance, building dashboards with a 360-degree real-time view and the ability to publish reports anywhere. You can also try the free trial for 60 days before you purchase the subscription.

Power BI Premium

This Premium plan is built on capacity pricing, charging per node per month. Power BI offers a premium version cost calculator for custom quote ranges based on the number of pros.

In the Power BI software, there are three types of licensing according to their Features and Services.

  1. Power BI Desktop {Free Licensing for a user and 1GB storage and can refresh data ones in 24 hours}
  2. Power BI PRO {USD 9.99/user/month 10 GB storage can refresh data 8 times in 24 hours.}
  3. Power BI Premium {Storage is directly proposition to money and can refresh data 48 times in 24 hours.}

Power BI Installation

Power BI server can Run on any Windows O.S. version. About hardware configuration 1GB hard disk is capable but 1.5 GB free space is recommended.

Memory 1GB {RAM} but recommended at least 4GB with processor X64 1.4Ghz

Or faster for a smooth experience.

There are two different ways to download Microsoft Power BI:

Go to the Power BI Desktop webpage and click the download button or click the download button located under the down-arrow tab in the online Office 365 version of Power BI.


Download a .msi file to your PC. Run that file once the download is complete.


Once you accept the license agreement, you can install the application. The installation process will just take a minute depending on your PC and network connection.

Install your report server

Installing the Power BI Report Server is straightforward. There are only a few steps to install the files.

You don't need a SQL Server Database Engine server available at the time of install. You will need one to configure Reporting Services after install.

1. Find the location of PowerBIReportServer.exe and launch the installer.

2. Select Install Power BI Report Server.

3. Choose an edition to install and then select Next.

You can choose either Evaluation or Developer edition from the drop down.

Otherwise, you can enter a product key for the server that you acquired from either the Power BI service or the Volume License Service Center. For more information about how to get your product key, see the Before you begin section.

4. Read and agree to the license terms and conditions and then select Next.

5. You need to have a Database Engine available to store the report server database. Select Next to install the report server only.

6. Specify the install location for the report server. Select Install to continue.

The default path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft Power BI Report Server.

7. After a successful setup, select Configure Report Server to launch the Reporting Services Configuration Manager.

After you select Configure Report Server in the setup, you're presented with Reporting Services Configuration Manager.

Use of Power BI

Microsoft Power BI is used to discover insights within an organization’s data. It will seamlessly connect disparate data sources, build datasets, transform, and clean the data into a data model and create charts or graphs to provide the visualization of data to Share and collaborate with users within the organization who need to publish the reports and datasets to Power BI Web Service(which is available on Azure).

One can sign up with PowerBI.com using an email address and can start using Power BI for creating intuitive compelling reports for the organization.

This is integrated with Office 365, which is very convenient and supports in user, license and bill management from one place.

Power BI is user friendly and we can collaborate with various users and publish dashboards and reports on the go in a secure manner. It has features like dynamic row-level security (RLS) to maintain hierarchy within the organization.

Power BI is easy to implement within the organization. All you need is a plan and properly defined Business objectives and goals. According to the organizational requirements, you can obtain the licensing, price of which is clearly mentioned in Pricing URL.

With visualizations of reports, data analysis becomes easy. One can create custom visuals with Power BI and it also supports manipulation of these visuals with R-scripting and Embedding Power BI content. Also, effects like Drill down-and-Drill up, ToolTips, Drill through, Toggle - pages or visuals using Bookmarks, Buttons & Selection pane are provided.

Learn Power BI

Based on user interface and features like drag-n-drop dimensions & measures, that are user-friendly even non-technical individuals can handle Power BI. It is a product of Microsoft so all technical related documentation and videos on each and every topic are available on the Power BI (www.powerbi.com) web site in the guided-learning section. Apart from this there are monthly updates uploaded on the Microsoft Power BI channel on YouTube so Power BI professionals can keep themselves up to date. Its great tools and all the support that is available online make Power BI simple and easy to understand.

To learn Microsoft Power BI, you can read some books, tutorials, and take up an online course on Microsoft Power BI that will equip you with all the skills you need to master it. You can use this Microsoft Power BI course to upgrade your skills as per industry standards.

The following are the various recommended resources to master Microsoft Power BI:

A) Blogs

   B) Video

   C) Webinars

There are various free resources available to learn Power BI - both for those who wish to learn it from scratch as beginners or those who are willing to advance their skills in Power BI. The following lists a few free resources that you can refer to:

Guided learning for Power BI by Microsoft

Power BI Blog

Webinars by Microsoft 

Yes, the basic knowledge of Excel and other desktop knowledge will be sufficient to attend Power BI training.

After the completion of this course, you will have gained knowledge on the usage of data analytics techniques and the DAX language which is used to build applications on data. This will help you apply for jobs as a data analyst.

You will:

  • Gain advanced knowledge of data analytics and how to use it in real-time business scenarios
  • Understand the functions of DAX
  • Understand data collection, data mining, and editing
  • Learn tools like PowerQuery, DAX
  • Learn about functions, share, export, embedding, etc.

Power BI certification and training

You can take up the Microsoft Power BI course in order to become a Power BI professional. Microsoft Power BI course will be a stepping stone to master the Microsoft Power BI tool. The course will help you to learn the Power BI architecture, Service, Visualizations, Desktop, etc. You will also work on real-world projects since the course is curated by industry experts. It will also sharpen your skills by offering you comprehensive knowledge on Power BI. To become a certified Power BI professional you must have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel Pivot table and Pivot charts. Professionals like Business Analysts, Project Managers, Data Scientist, etc. who are passionate about BI can take up this course.

Following are the best training providers:

  • Mind Majix
  • Knowledgehut
  • Croma Campus
  • Koenig Solutions
  • Mercury Solutions
  • Softlogic Systems

If you have not added a Microsoft Power BI certification to your skill set then this is the perfect time to do that. Most industry experts suggest KnowledgeHut as your training partner to take up Microsoft Power BI course. It provides you with the best quality theoretical and hands-on training.Learn concepts from scratch, and advance your learning through step-by-step guidance on tools and techniques

By the end of the course, you’ll get hands-on Power BI experience by building real-world projects.

Yes, there is certification available for Microsoft Power BI. Remember that a Power BI certification gives the professional more credibility and adds weight to their resume as compared to their non-certified counterparts.

The table below gives you detailed information about Power BI certification.

Name
70-778. Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI
Fees 4800 INR or 165 Dollars.
URL to enrol for the exam https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-778.aspx
Boot Camp

Part 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTgzCTFMNnk

Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOPtxY7kP-A

The Power BI certification has lifetime validity.

Power BI analysts must have knowledge of database systems and SQL query. They should have good presentation and communication skills as well as critical thinking and problem-solving techniques skills. Good understanding of business insights and sound knowledge of mathematical concepts are important.

Power BI analyst creates reports and dashboards according to the client’s requirement. The analyst after carefully analyzing the data and the behaviour of data production, applies some formulas and relations to get the results that the client wants to achieve. The analyst makes some simple but effective dashboards or reports which can be understood by all.

There are plenty of resources available on Microsoft Power BI that will help you in acing an interview. Detailed Documentation is available on the official site www.powerbi.com . Along with this you will also get in-depth help at www.knowledgehut.com to successfully clear all Power BI interview questions and land the job of your dreams.

Career Benefits & Salary

There are numerous MNC and Non-MNC companies looking for Power BI Designers, Developers, and Admins.

To name a few MNCs & non-MNCs: Microsoft, Tech Mahindra, Mindtree, Shell, Adobe, HCL, TCS, Wipro, OSI, GSPAN, Value Labs, Sonata Software, Hitachi Consulting… and many more.

Individuals mastering the Power BI toolkit have a higher probability of getting job interviews or call letters when compared to those who have mastered other BI tools. Power BI Designers/Consultants are in high demand in the existing market. Microsoft has made the tool very simple, user-friendly and strongly integrated with the rest of Microsoft’s software products.

Microsoft BI integrates well with other Microsoft products like Office 365, Azure, SharePoint, Microsoft CRM, Power BI Dataset and Power BI Dataflow, which is why Power BI consultants are in high demand.

At present, every organization has started to automate their process and reports. The Power Platform introduced by Microsoft helps achieve this.

Power Platform helps by:

  • Measure using Power BI
  • Act using Power Apps,
  • Automate using Microsoft Flow.

Power BI, developed by Microsoft, is a powerful intelligence tool that helps users in creating interactive visualizations by making use of business intelligence. With the growth in the trend of analytics and AI, the demand for Business Intelligence is growing as well.

According to a report by ZionResearch, the global business intelligence market accounted for USD 16.33 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 26.50 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 8.4% between 2016 and 2021.

As Power BI is a Microsoft product, its demand has increased exponentially. Microsoft tries hard to improve the features of its products and has released new enhancements in Power BI as well.

The average salary for "Microsoft Power BI" professionals ranges from approximately $67,773 per year for a Reporting Analyst to $95,998 per year for a Business Intelligence Developer.

Unquestionably, Microsoft Power BI is the future of BI class, based on Gartner’s report released in Feb 2019, available at PowerBI.com.

One must learn the Power Platform (Measure to Power BI, Act to Power Apps, and Automate Microsoft Flow) in order to ensure lucrative careers and salaries.

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