Power BI Certification Course Overview

Power BI certification training will help you get the most out of Power BI, enabling you to solve business problems and improve operations. This course helps you master the development of dashboards from published reports, discover better insight from the data, & create practical recipes on the various tasks that you can do with Microsoft Power BI.

Power BI Training Key Features

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  • 6 hours of enriched learning
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning
  • Industry recognized course completion certificate

Skills Covered

  • Desktop layout
  • Builtin aggregations
  • Reports and dashboards
  • DAX commands and functions


The global business intelligence (BI) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% by 2024. Also, Gartner predicts the business intelligence market alone to go from $18.3 billion in 2017 to $22.8 billion by 2021.

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    Hiring Companies
    JPMorgan Chase
    Source: Indeed
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    Wells Fargo
    Procter and Gamble
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Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 549

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Power BI Course Curriculum


This Power BI course is applicable for people who want to understand how to use the Power BI tools and create customized visual reports. It is also suitable for BI and reporting professionals, data analysts, and professionals working with data in any sector.
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There are no prerequisites for the Power BI certification course.
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Course Content

  • Microsoft Power BI Recipes

    • Lesson 1 - Get and Prep Data like a Super Nerd

      • 1.1 The Course Overview
      • 1.2 Desktop Layout, Features, and Views
      • 1.3 Connecting to Common Data sources
      • 1.4 Query Editor Layout and Functionality
      • 1.5 Creating Relationships in Your Data Model
    • Lesson 2 - Develop Your Data Nerd Prowess

      • 2.1 Built-in Aggregations
      • 2.2 Calculated Columns and Measures
      • 2.3 A Visual Demonstration
      • 2.4 Some Slightly Advanced Measures
    • Lesson 3 - Developing Reports and Dashboards

      • 3.1 Data Visualization Best Practices
      • 3.2 Report and Dashboard Layout
      • 3.3 Creating a Sales Analysis Report
      • 3.4 Creating a Project Management Report
    • Lesson 4 - Tips, Tricks, and Capstone Project

      • 4.1 Telling the Story of Your Data
      • 4.2 Thinking Outside the Visual Box
      • 4.3 Theme-ing It Up
      • 4.4 Capstone Project
  • Microsoft Power BI Desktop

    • Lesson 1 - Online Data Nerds

      • 1.1 The Course Overview
      • 1.2 Creating a Dashboard from Existing Reports
      • 1.3 Getting Quick Insights
      • 1.4 Asking Questions of Your Data
      • 1.5 Data Alert Data Alert
    • Lesson 2 - Being the Data Nerd of Your Team

      • 2.1 Be Kind and Share - With Whom and How
      • 2.2 Collaborating on Microsoft Teams
      • 2.3 Overview and Staying Up to Date
  • Power BI

    • Course Resources

      • Analyze Zomato's Business Data

Power BI Exam & Certification

Power BI Certificate
  • Who provides the certification and how long is it valid for?

    Upon successful completion of the Power BI online training, Simplilearn will provide you with an industry-recognized course completion certificate which has lifelong validity.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    To obtain the Power BI course completion certificate, you must complete the Power BI online self-learning training.

  • How do I become a Power BI Developer?

    Professionals need to be well-versed in using different functionalities of Power BI and which visualization would fit best for a given data set to become a Power BI developer. This Power BI certification course is all you need to gain all the required skills.

  • What is the certification cost of the Microsoft Power BI exam?

    The cost of Exam 70-778: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI is $165 USD.

  • What are the BI skills measured in the Microsoft Power BI certification exam?

    The Microsoft Power BI certification exam tests your skills in the following domains:

    • Consuming and Transforming Data By Using Power BI Desktop (20-25%)
    • Modeling and Visualizing Data (45-50%)
    • Configure Dashboards, Reports, and Apps in the Power BI Service (25-35%)

  • Who should take this Microsoft Power BI certification exam?

    The ideal candidates are BI professionals, data analysts, and other roles responsible for creating reports using Power BI.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide a practice test as part of our Power BI course to help you prepare for the certification exam. You can try this free Power BI Exam Questions Practice Test to understand the type of questions that you would face in the certification exam and gain expertise in the topics that are a part of the Power BI course syllabus.

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Power BI Training FAQs

  • What is Power BI?

    Power BI is a business analytics solution owned by Microsoft. Analysts use it for data visualization, draw insights from it, and share the dashboards and visual reports across the organization. Moreover, one can access these reports sitting at their workplace or anywhere through Power BI apps offered by Microsoft.

  • What is DAX in Power BI?

    DAX refers to Data Analysis Expressions, a formula language that is used throughout Power BI. It is a library of functions and operators that can be combined to create formulas and expressions in Power BI.

  • How do beginners learn Power BI?

    Power BI is a power business intelligence tool and beginners should first understand the concepts of data visualization before starting to use it. Simplilearn’s Power BI course is one of the best resources beginners can pick to learn it from scratch.

  • Why should I take this Power BI certification course?

    The global business intelligence market is expected to reach $29.48 million by 2022. Business intelligence adoption has grown significantly - from sales, marketing, executive teams to insurance and business services. Simplilearn’s Power BI training helps you gain a competitive edge in creating customized visuals and deliver a reliable analysis of the vast amount of data using Power BI.

  • What are other Data Visualization tools apart from Microsoft Power BI?

    Tableau, Power BI, FusionChart, D3, Infogram, ChartBlocks, Google Charts are some other Data Visualization tools popular in the market.

  • Is this training material suitable for the Microsoft PowerBI certification exam?

    Yes, our Power BI certification course training material is aligned with the syllabus of the Microsoft Power BI certification exam and helps you pass it in your first try.

  • Who are the instructors and how they are selected?

    All of our highly qualified Power BI trainers are industry Business Intelligence experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • How do I enroll for this Power BI certification training?

    You can enroll for this Power BI certification training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options:

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • PayPal

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrolment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • Disclaimer
  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.