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Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting

- Only 4 Days

Your 4-day accelerated MCSA: BI Reporting certification course will develop the skills you need to create and manage enterprise business intelligence solutions as well as gain an expert understanding of data analysis using Power BI.

You'll be immersed in Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) using Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review technique. Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will get you hands-on with the technology - helping you develop real-world practical skills. You'll develop and retain knowledge faster by combining theory and practical labs, reinforced by review sessions to help you cover the more complex topics.

You'll cover a range of exciting topics including:

  • Performing Power BI desktop data transformation
  • Creating a Power BI desktop visualisation
  • Implementing the Power BI service
  • Connecting directly to data stores
  • Explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard and data model.
  • Import data from a SQL Server database and reports
  • Create measures using advanced DAX functions
  • Create data visualisations in Excel and a Power BI dashboard with Excel

You will be prepared for exams 70-778: Analysing Data with Power BI and 70-779: Analysing and Visualising Data with Microsoft Excel. You'll sit both these exams at Firebrand's training centre during the course. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

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If you're a database professional needing to create enterprise BI solutions and alternative methods of presenting data the MCSA BI Reporting certification is ideal. Earning the certifcation will act as your first step towards achieving the MCSE: Data Management and Analytics credential.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your MCSA BI Reporting course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be MCSA BI Reporting certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be MCSA BI Reporting trained in record time
  2. Our MCSA BI Reporting course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MCSA BI Reporting first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more MCSA BI Reporting. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn MCSA BI Reporting faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying MCSA BI Reporting with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75,360 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study MCSA BI Reporting courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Course 20778C: Analysing Data with Power BI

  • Module 1: Introduction to Self-Service BI Solutions
  • Module 2: Introducing Power BI
  • Module 3: Power BI
  • Module 4: Shaping and Combining Data
  • Module 5: Modeling data
  • Module 6: Interactive Data Visualisations
  • Module 7: Direct Connectivity
  • Module 8: The Developer API
  • Module 9: Power BI mobile app

Course 20779C: Analysing Data with Excel

  • Module 1: Data Analysis in Excel
  • Module 2: The Excel Data Model
  • Module 3: Importing Data from Files
  • Module 4: Importing Data from Databases
  • Module 5: Importing Data from Excel Reports
  • Module 6: Creating and Formatting Measures
  • Module 7: Visualising Data in Excel
  • Module 8: Using Excel with Power BI

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You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand training centre during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam 70-779: Analysing and Visualising Data with Microsoft Excel

Languages: English

Technology: Microsoft Excel, Power BI

You'll be tested on the following skills and knowledge:

  • Consume and Transform Data by Using Microsoft Excel (30-35%)
  • Model Data (35-40%)
  • Visualise Data (30-35%)

Exam 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI

  • Languages: English
  • Technology: Microsoft Excel

You'll be tested on the following skills and knowledge:

  • Consume and Transform Data By Using Power BI Desktop (20-25%)
  • Model and Visualise Data (45-50%)
  • Configure Dashboards in the Power BI Service (25-30%)

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Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 20778C: Analysing Data with Power BI
  • MOC 20779C: Analysing Data with Excel

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this course, you must meet the following prerequisite knowledge and skills:

  • Experience of querying data using Transact-SQL
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases and reporting.
  • Some basic knowledge of data warehouse schema topology (including star and snowflake schemas).
  • Some exposure to basic programming constructs (such as looping and branching).
  • An awareness of key business priorities such as revenue, profitability, and financial accounting is desirable.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications - particularly Excel.
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel spreadsheets including formulas, charts, filtering, sorting, and sub-totals.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality.
  • Basic knowledge of data analytics

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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Microsoft MCSA BI Reporting Course Dates

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"Not very complimentary about this course."
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"Very friendly atmosphere and everyone is very helpful."
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"Very informative and helpful with questions enabling me to get my certification."
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