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MCA Microsoft Azure Data Analyst (Power BI) Associate Virtual Classroom Live August 05, 2024

Price: $3,995

This course runs for a duration of 5 Days.

The class will run daily from 9:00 AM EST to 5:00 PM EST.

Class Location: Virtual LIVE Instructor Led - Virtual Live Classroom.

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Description

The NEW Microsoft Data Analyst Training & Certification 5 Day Boot Camp prepares students responsible for designing and building scalable data models, cleaning and transforming data, and enabling advanced analytic capabilities that provide meaningful business value through easy-to-comprehend data visualizations. Students will also use Microsoft Power Platform to Create a simple PowerApp, connect data with CDS, build a Power BI Dashboard, and automate a process with Microsoft Flow.

The Microsoft Data Analyst Boot Camp Is Taught Using Microsoft Official Courseware

  • PL-900T00: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals
  • PL-300T00: Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst

While attending this 5 day instructor led live camp - students will take two exams (PL-900 / PL-300) to achieve two Microsoft Certifications - MCA Microsoft Certified Data Analyst & Microsoft Certified Power Platform.  This hands on, instructor led live camp focuses on real world responsibilities of a Data Analyst covering the information needed for the certification exams which are administered while attending.

The focus and objectives of this camp include

  • Describe Microsoft Power Platform components
  • Describe Microsoft Dataverse, Connectors and AI builder
  • Describe cross-cloud scenarios across M365, Dynamics 365, Microsoft Azure and 3rd party services
  • Identify benefits and capabilities of Microsoft Power Platform
  • Identify the basic functionality and business value Microsoft Power Platform components
  • Implement simple solutions with Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents
  • Ingest, clean, and transform data
  • Model data for performance and scalability
  • Design and create reports for data analysis
  • Apply and perform advanced report analytics
  • Manage and share report assets
  • Create paginated reports in Power BI

Course Overview

Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform

Learn about the components of Microsoft Power Platform, ways to connect data, and how organizations can leverage this technology to create business solutions.

Lesson

  • Microsoft Power Platform Overview
  • Module Summary

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify when to use each Microsoft Power Platform component application to create business solution
  • Learn the value of using Microsoft Power Platform to create business solutions
  • Learn the components and features of Microsoft Power Platform

Introduction to Microsoft Dataverse

Dataverse allows you to delve into powerful, scalable data solutions in the cloud. Learn what makes Dataverse tick and how it can work with Microsoft Power Platform to create unique and efficient business solutions.

Lesson

  • Microsoft Dataverse Overview
  • Module Summary

Lab : Data Modeling

  • Create Solution
  • Add Existing and Create New Tables
  • Create Relationships
  • Import Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Descibe the difference between Dataverse and Common Data Model
  • Explain use cases and limitations of business rules and process flows
  • Explain what environments, tables, columns, and relationships are in Dataverse

Get Started with Power Apps

Learn about the value and capabilities of Power Apps, and ways other organizations have leverage this technology to build simple applications for their business.

Lesson

  • Introduction to Power Apps
  • How to build a canvas app
  • How to build a model-driven app
  • Introduction to Power Apps portals

Lab : How to build a canvas app, part 1

  • Create Staff Canvas App
  • Complete the App

Lab : How to build a canvas app, part 2

  • Create Security Canvas App

Lab : How to build a model-driven app

  • Customize Views and Forms
  • Create Model-Driven Application

Lab : How to build a Power Apps portal

  • Provision a Power Apps portal
  • Create a Portal Webpage
  • Change the Portal Theme

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn how other organizations digitize their processes using Power Apps
  • See Power Apps in action and learn options for making your first app
  • Learn about what Power Apps is and its business value

Get Started with Power Automate

Learn how users can leverage Power Automate to improve business efficiency and productivity.

Lesson

  • Power Automate Overview
  • How to Build an Automated Solution

Lab : Power Automate

  • Create Visit Notification flow
  • Create Security Sweep Flow

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • See how Power Automate works and looks from the user’s perspective
  • Build a simple flow
  • Learn the business value and features of Power Automate

Get Started with Power BI

Learn how organizations can use Power BI to easily clean, display, and understand data to ensure better informed decisions.

Lesson

  • Power BI Overview
  • How to Build a Simple Dashboard

Lab : How to build a simple dashboard

  • Create Power BI Report
  • Create Power BI Dashboard

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • See how Power BI works and looks from the user’s perspective
  • Learn how to build a simple Power BI dashboard
  • Describe the business value and features of Power BI

Introduction to Power Virtual Agents

Learn about the value and capabilities of Power Virtual Agents and ways organizations can leverage this technology to build chatbot solutions for their business.

Lesson

  • Power Virtual Agents overview
  • How to build a chatbot

Lab : How to build a basic chatbot

  • Sign up for PVA and Create a New Bot
  • Create Topics
  • Test Topics
  • Change the Greeting
  • Publish the Bot

After completing this module, students will be able to

  • Describe the business value and features of Power Virtual Agents
  • Build a basic chatbot
  • Learn essential components that make up Power Virtual Agents and chatbots

Get Started with Microsoft Data Analytics

This module explores the different roles in the data space, outlines the important roles and responsibilities of a Data Analysts, and then explores the landscape of the Power BI portfolio.

Lesson

  • Data Analytics and Microsoft
  • Getting Started with Power BI

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explore the different roles in data
  • Identify the tasks that are performed by a data analyst
  • Describe the Power BI landscape of products and services
  • Use the Power BI service

Prepare Data in Power BI

This module explores identifying and retrieving data from various data sources. You will also learn the options for connectivity and data storage and understand the difference and performance implications of connecting directly to data vs. importing it.

Lesson

  • Get data from various data sources

Lab : Preparing Data in Power BI Desktop

  • Prepare Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify and retrieve data from different data sources
  • Understand the connection methods and their performance implications
  • Use Microsoft Dataverse
  • Connect to a data flow

Clean, Transform, and Load Data in Power BI

This module teaches you the process of profiling and understanding the condition of the data. They will learn how to identify anomalies, look at the size and shape of their data, and perform the proper data cleaning and transforming steps to prepare the data for loading into the model.

Lesson

  • Data shaping
  • Data Profiling
  • Enhance the data structure

Lab : Transforming and Loading Data in Power BI Desktop

  • Loading Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Apply data shape transformations
  • Enhance the structure of the data
  • Profile and examine the data

Design a Data Model in Power BI

This module teaches the fundamental concepts of designing and developing a data model for proper performance and scalability. This module will also help you understand and tackle many of the common data modeling issues, including relationships, security, and performance.

Lesson

  • Introduction to data modeling
  • Working with tables
  • Dimensions and Hierarchies

Lab : Data Modeling in Power BI Desktop

  • Create Model Relationships
  • Configure Tables and Column Properties
  • Create hierarchies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of data modeling
  • Define relationships and their cardinality
  • Implement Dimensions and Hierarchies

Create Model Calculations using DAX in Power BI

This module introduces you to the world of DAX and its true power for enhancing a model. You will learn about aggregations and the concepts of Measures, calculated columns and tables, and Time Intelligence functions to solve calculation and data analysis problems.

Lesson

  • Introduction to DAX
  • Real-time dashboards
  • Advanced DAX

Lab : Introduction to DAX in Power BI Desktop

  • Create calculated tables
  • Create calculated columns
  • Create measures

Lab : Advanced DAX in Power BI Desktop

  • Use the CALCULATE() function to manipulate filter context
  • Use Time Intelligence functions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand DAX
  • Use DAX for simple formulas and expressions
  • Create calculated tables and measures
  • Build simple measures
  • Work with Time Intelligence and Key Performance Indicators

Optimize Model Performance in Power BI

In this module you are introduced to steps, processes, concepts, and data modeling best practices necessary to optimize a data model for enterprise-level performance.

Lesson

  • Optimize the data model for performance
  • Optimize DirectQuery Models

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of variables
  • Enhance the data model
  • Optimize the storage model

Create Reports in Power BI

This module introduces you to the fundamental concepts and principles of designing and building a report, including selecting the correct visuals, designing a page layout, and applying basic but critical functionality. The important topic of designing for accessibility is also covered.

Lesson

  • Design a report
  • Enhance the report

Lab : Designing a report in Power BI Desktop

  • Design a report
  • Configure visual fields and format properties

Lab : Enhancing reports with interaction and formatting in Power BI Desktop

  • Create and configure Sync Slicers
  • Create a drillthrough page
  • Apply conditional formatting
  • Create and use Bookmarks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design a report page layout
  • Select and add effective visualizations
  • Add basic report functionality
  • Add report navigation and interactions

Create Dashboards in Power BI

In this module you will learn how to tell a compelling story through the use of dashboards and the different navigation tools available to provide navigation. You will be introduced to features and functionality and how to enhance dashboards for usability and insights.

Lesson

  • Create a Dashboard
  • Real-time Dashboards
  • Enhance a Dashboard

Lab : Creating a Dashboard in Power BI Service

  • Create a Dashboard
  • Pin visuals to a Dashboard
  • Use Q&A to create a dashboard tile

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a Dashboard
  • Understand real-time Dashboards
  • Enhance Dashboard usability

Identify Patterns and Trends in Power BI

This module helps you apply additional features to enhance the report for analytical insights in the data, equipping you with the steps to use the report for actual data analysis. You will also perform advanced analytics using AI visuals on the report for even deeper and meaningful data insights.

Lesson

  • Advanced Analytics
  • Data Insights through AI visuals

Lab : Data Analysis in Power BI Desktop

  • Create animated scatter charts
  • Use the visual to forecast values

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Analyze feature
  • Identify outliers in data
  • Use the AI visuals
  • Use the Advanced Analytics custom visual

Create and Manage Workspaces in Power BI

This module will introduce you to Workspaces, including how to create and manage them. You will also learn how to share content, including reports and dashboards, and then learn how to distribute an App.

Lesson

  • Creating Workspaces
  • Sharing and Managing Assets

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and manage a workspace
  • Understand workspace collaboration
  • Monitor workspace usage and performance
  • Distribute an App

Manage Files and Datasets in Power BI

This module will introduce you to parameters and datasets. You will also learn how to manage datasets and parameters, build dynamic reports with parameters, and set dataset refresh options.

Lesson

  • Parameters
  • Datasets

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage datasets and parameters
  • Build dynamic reports with parameters
  • Schedule dataset refresh
  • Troubleshoot gateway service connectivity

Module 12: Row-level Security in Power BIThis module will introduce you to row-level security, both static and dynamic methods, and how to implement.Lesson

  • Security in Power BI

Lab : Enforce Row-Level Security

  • Configure many-to-many relationships
  • Enforce row-level security

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement row-level security using both the Static and Dynamic methods

Course Comments

What's Included

  • 4 Microsoft Test Vouchers2 Microsoft Test Vouchers
  • Microsoft Training Books2 Microsoft Official Courses
  • 2 Retake Vouchers (If needed)1 Retake Voucher (per exam, if needed)
  • Microsoft Study Labs & SimulationsMicrosoft Study Labs & Simulations
  • Instructor Led Classroom TrainingInstructor Led Classroom Training

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