PL-300 Exam Prep: Power BI Data Analyst Associate (Preview)

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Description

This Learning Path is designed to help you prepare for the PL-300 (DA-100) Power BI Data Analyst Associate exam. Even if you don't plan to take the exam, these courses and hands-on labs will help you get started on your way to becoming a Power BI Data Analyst.    

The PL-300 exam is part of Microsoft’s new role-based certification program and is required to gain the Power BI Data Analyst Associate certification. PL-300 replaces DA-100 Analyzing Data with Microsoft.

Learning Objectives

  • Efficiently import data from multiple sources into the appropriate storage mode
  • Define tables, measures, and calculated columns to create an optimized data model
  • Create reports with interactive dynamic functionality for desktop and mobile platforms
  • Use Power BI's AI based analysis tools to identify key factors responsible for trends and anomalies
  • Deploy and configure reports and datasets in a production environment

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become a Power BI data analyst
  • People preparing for Microsoft’s PL-300 (DA-100) exam   

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of statistical concepts
  • Basic knowledge  datasets and data relationships

Certificate

Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

1
Course - Beginner - 35m
Introduction to Power BI
This course gives you a solid foundation to begin your Power BI journey. Learn to use this powerful business intelligence solution from the ground up.
2
Exam - 23m
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Power BI
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Power BI
3
Course - Intermediate - 40m
Loading Data into Power BI
This course explores how to load data into Power BI, how to optimise functionality and size by using data profiling, and how to resolve errors, empties, and data inconsistencies in Power Query.
4
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Loading Data into Power BI
Knowledge Check: Loading Data into Power BI
5
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 4h
Power BI Desktop Playground
In this hands-on lab playground, you'll have the opportunity to play around with the PowerBI Desktop application and build queries, data models, and visualize data using reports.
6
Course - Intermediate - 46m
Getting Data into Power BI from Different Sources
This Power BI course looks at connecting to data sources on-premise, in the Azure cloud, and Power platform data sources.
7
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Getting Data into Power BI from Different Sources
Knowledge Check: Getting Data into Power BI from Different Sources
8
Course - Beginner - 20m
Assessing Data Characteristics for Power BI
This hands-on course shows you how to use Power BI tools to assess the characteristics of your data.
9
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Assessing Data Characteristics for Power BI
Knowledge Check: Assessing Data Characteristics for Power BI
10
Course - Intermediate - 43m
Designing a Data Model in Power BI
This course discusses the fundamental concepts of data modeling design within Power BI and will prepare learners to develop data models strategically to achieve the best performance.
11
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Designing a Data Model in Power BI
Knowledge Check: Designing a Data Model in Power BI
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Course - Intermediate - 43m
Developing a Power BI Data Model
This course focuses on features that add functionality data models, making it easier to author reports, for end-users to navigate, and making information available to appropriate users.
13
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: Developing a Power BI Data Model
Knowledge Check: Developing a Power BI Data Model
14
Course - Intermediate - 30m
Using DAX to Build Measures in Power BI
This course explores the use of specific and general functions with DAX within Power BI to address several scenarios.
15
Course - Intermediate - 47m
Optimizing a Power BI Data Model
This course investigates the underlying structure and operation of power BI's Vertipaq database engine and various strategies for optimizing performance.
16
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Optimizing a Power BI Data Model
Knowledge Check: Optimizing a Power BI Data Model
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Course - Intermediate - 47m
Creating Reports in Power BI
This course explores reports in Power BI and how to build them.
18
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Creating Reports in Power BI
Knowledge Check: Creating Reports in Power BI
19
Course - Intermediate - 13m
Creating Dashboards in Power BI
This course explores how to create and manage dashboards in Microsoft Power BI.
20
Course - Intermediate - 32m
Enriching Reports in Power BI
This course covers the features in Power BI that allow you to enhance the functionality of your reports to improve the user experience.
21
Course - Intermediate - 59m
From Data to Insights With Power BI
In this course, you will learn about several Power BI tools that will help you enhance reports to expose insights and present them in a way that appeals to a wide range of end-users.
22
Course - Intermediate - 1h 4m
Advanced Analysis with Power BI
Advanced Analysis with Power BI examines various methods for teasing out insights from data.
23
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Advanced Analysis with Power BI
Knowledge Check: Advanced Analysis with Power BI
24
Course - Intermediate - 45m
Creating and Managing Power BI Workspaces
This course is designed to lead users through the experience of working with Power BI content in the Power BI service.
25
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: Creating and Managing Power BI Workspaces
Knowledge Check: Creating and Managing Power BI Workspaces
26
Course - Intermediate - 39m
Managing Power BI Datasets
This course looks at managing Power BI datasets after they have been deployed.
27
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Managing Power BI Datasets
Knowledge Check: Managing Power BI Datasets
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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard.