Microsoft Power BI Certification: DA-100 | PL-300 Exam Prep
What you'll learn
- Develop the exact skills you need to ace the DA-100 Power BI certification exam
- Extract, profile, clean, transform, and load data from different sources
- Build and optimize data models and DAX measures
- Publish reports and dashboards to Power BI Service
- Create and manage datasets & workspaces to deploy across your organization
- Learn from a best-selling instructor and Microsoft Certified Data Analyst
- Power BI Desktop for PC/Windows (currently unavailable for Mac)
- A work or school email address is required to sign up for a Power BI Service account (no gmail, aol, hotmail, etc.)
- For new users, we recommend completing our Power BI Desktop and Service courses first
This course is designed to help you build the exact skills you need to ace the Microsoft DA-100 exam, guaranteed.
Note: This course is current through the November 23, 2021 update but the DA-100 exam is being retired on March 31, 2022 and is being replaced by the PL-300. The PL-300 is effectively the same exam, just rebranded, and covers the same topics and skill areas. The PL-300 will be officially available on February 28, 2022.
With hands-on projects, downloadable study guides, and a full-length practice exam, this is the ONLY course you'll need to prepare for your Power BI certification!
Throughout the course, you’ll play the role of Lead BI Analyst for Maven Cycles, a boutique cycling shop. You’ll use Power BI Desktop and Service, along with the skills you learn throughout the course, to design and build an end-to-end business intelligence solution from the ground up. We'll guide you each step of the way, with crystal clear explanations and pro tips to help you build expert-level Power BI and DAX skills.
Our project will incorporate all of the skills covered on the DA-100 | PL-300 Exam, including data prep, modeling, visualization, and analysis, along with deploying and maintaining reports and deliverables:
Data Prep: Getting Data From Different Sources
Connect to data sources, choose a storage mode & define data source parameters
Data Prep: Profiling
Explore the view menu & data profiling tools like column quality and distribution
Data Prep: Cleaning, Transforming & Loading
Clean data, apply table transformations, merge & append queries, and modify custom M code
Data Modeling 101
Design data models, identify keys, establish table relationships, and review model optimization tips
Data Modeling: DAX Calculations
Create calculated columns & measures with DAX, including aggregation, table, and time intelligence functions
Data Visualization: Creating Reports & Dashboards
Insert & format visuals, edit report interactions, add filters & tooltips, and create reports and dashboards
Data Analysis: Enhancing Reports
Review chart analytics options, natural language queries, filtering options, and AI visuals
Deploying & Maintaining Deliverables
Implement scheduled & incremental refresh, configure row level security, explore sharing options, and more
We’ll also walk through everything you need to know about the DA-100 | PL-300 certification process itself, including:
Exam structure & details
Question Types & examples
Exam rules & results
Tips for success
Finally, we'll wrap things up with a full-length practice exam, with knowledge-based and case study questions designed to mirror the actual exam experience and make sure you're ready for the real deal.
If you're ready to level-up your Power BI skills, increase your earning potential, and become a Microsoft Certified Analyst, this is the course for you!
Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:
7.5 hours of high-quality video
DA-100 | PL-300 Certification Prep study guide
Downloadable Power BI project files & solutions
Quizzes + full-length Practice Exam
Course Q&A forum
30-day money-back guarantee
See you in the course!
-Aaron (Lead Power BI Instructor, Maven Analytics)
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Who this course is for:
- Power BI users looking to sharpen and certify their skills
- Aspiring analysts or business intelligence professionals seeking to add industry-recognized credentials to the resume
- Anyone looking for a hands-on, comprehensive guide to clearing the Microsoft DA-100 Exam
- Students who want a comprehensive, engaging, and highly interactive approach to training
Maven Analytics transforms everyday people into data rockstars by streamlining, simplifying, and personalizing the online learning experience.
Since 2014 we've helped students and teams across 150+ countries develop the most sought-after analytics and business intelligence skills, through on-demand courses, skills assessments, curated learning paths, and enterprise training.
Learning new skills shouldn’t be complicated. Think of Maven as your personal team of instructors, experts, mentors and guides, helping you navigate the learning process and develop the skills you need, on-demand.
Aaron is a professional analytics consultant and Power BI expert, with 10+ years working in business intelligence and marketing analytics.
He's an instructor, coach and mentor for aspiring analysts, and has deep experience helping companies develop and implement full-stack BI solutions.
Aaron is the Head of Student Success at Maven Analytics, a leader in analytics education, whose mission is to empower everyday people to change the world with data.