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Microsoft - MCSA BI Reporting | Exam 70-778 and 70-779

Duration

Duration:

Just 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

10/8/2020 (Monday)

Overview

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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.

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.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 4-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 75.882 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Curriculum

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

Exam Track

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%)

What's Included

Microsoft Official Curriculum

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

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

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

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 21 96 61 82 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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