The exam associated with this course has been retired. However, this course still retains value as a training resource.
In this entry-level Microsoft Power BI (70-778) training, Knox Hutchinson prepares data analysts to take the 70-778 exam, which is one of two exams required to earn the MCSA: BI Reporting certification.
For a long time, business intelligence professionals lived and breathed Excel. That’s all changing. Power BI is a powerful data analysis tool that allows BI professionals to quickly model and visualize data — mostly without code. For quick and dirty analysis, Excel is still useful, but most BI professionals have moved to PowerBI for its dashboards, reports, and apps in the Power BI Service.
With the right experience, anyone who completes this 70-778 training will be well-positioned to break into BI analyst roles.
For anyone with data analysts on their team, this MCSA: BI Reporting training can be used for 70-778 exam prep, on-boarding new data analysts, upskill employees into analysis roles, or as part of a team training plan.
Connecting to file data sources and server data sources
Power Query: layout, data types, filtering, columns, parameters, error handling
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX): introductions, basic calculations, logical functions, text functions
Data Hierarchies, reporting, KPI’s and maps
Creating and Sharing Dashboards
Collaborating in Private Groups with App Workspaces
Implementing Row Level Security (RLS)
Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI (70-778): What You Need to Know
This Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI (70-778) training steps through the 70-778 exam objectives, and covers topics such as:
- Connecting to file data sources and server data sources
- Power Query: layout, data types, filtering, columns, parameters, error handling
- Data Analysis Expressions (DAX): introductions, basic calculations, logical functions, text functions
- Data Hierarchies, reporting, KPI’s and maps
- Creating and Sharing Dashboards
- Collaborating in Private Groups with App Workspaces
- Implementing Row Level Security (RLS)
Who Should Take Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI (70-778) Training?
This Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI (70-778) training is considered associate-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for data analysts. This 70-778 course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with productivity tools and experienced data analysts looking to validate their Microsoft skills.
New or aspiring data analysts. A focus on business intelligence may be the requirement of a new data analyst’s employer rather than a lifelong dream. Microsoft Power BI has a lot of moving parts and a wide variety of uses. IT professionals who support Microsoft Power BI may find plenty of opportunities as they increase their knowledge of the platform. This Power BI training is available for beginners to become more proficient in their work as a data analyst.
Experienced data analysts. Power BI is a powerful data analysis tool that’s included with many Office 365 licenses. This Business Intelligence Certification training course will help experienced data analysts learn more about the business capabilities of the platform. At some point in their careers, it may make sense to focus on business intelligence. Our careers take us in all kinds of directions. CBT Nuggets is there when we need to retool and learn more about particular IT platforms and technologies.