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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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  • 30+ hours of blended learning
  • Industry-based projects for experiential learning
  • Dedicated live sessions by faculty of industry experts
  • Curriculum aligned with PL-300: Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst certification
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning content
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • 30+ hours of blended learning
  • Curriculum aligned with PL-300: Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst certification
  • Industry-based projects for experiential learning
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning content
  • Dedicated live sessions by faculty of industry experts
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate
  • 30+ hours of blended learning
  • Curriculum aligned with PL-300: Microsoft Power BI Data Analyst certification
  • Industry-based projects for experiential learning
  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning content
  • Dedicated live sessions by faculty of industry experts
  • Industry-recognized course completion certificate

Skills Covered

  • Data Modelling
  • Dashboard Creation
  • MobileSpecific Data Visualization
  • Builtin Aggregations
  • DAX Commands and Functions
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Model Performance Optimization
  • Desktop Layout
  • Reports and Dashboards
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Visualization
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Model Performance Optimization
  • MobileSpecific Data Visualization
  • Desktop Layout
  • Builtin Aggregations
  • Reports and Dashboards
  • DAX Commands and Functions
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Visualization
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Model Performance Optimization
  • MobileSpecific Data Visualization
  • Desktop Layout
  • Builtin Aggregations
  • Reports and Dashboards
  • DAX Commands and Functions

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The global business intelligence market size is expected to grow from $ 33.34 billion in 2024 to $ 61.86 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 13.16% during the forecast period. Over the last decade, BI and analytics tools have experienced a substantial surge in market share. 

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Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

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

Program Fee as low as :

$ 799

online Bootcamp

  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Cohorts starting from:-
1st Mar: Weekday Class
16th Mar: Weekend Class

Program Fee as low as :

$ 1,299

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Corporate Training

Customised to enterprise 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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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma.
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Course Content

  • Power BI

    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      • 1.01 Welcome to Power BI Course
      • 1.02 Skills Covered
      • 1.03 Business Intelligence and Data Analytics High level Overview
      • 1.04 Introduction to Power BI
      • 1.05 Different Power BI Offerings
      • 1.06 Installing Power BI
    • Lesson 02: Get Data From Different Data Sources

      • 2.01 Identify and Connect to a Data Source
      • 2.02 Change Data Source Settings
      • 2.03 Select a Shared Dataset
      • 2.04 Select a Storage Mode
      • 2.05 Choose an Appropriate Query Type
      • 2.06 Use Microsoft Dataverse
      • 2.07 Use Parameters
      • 2.08 Use or Create a PBIDS file
    • Lesson 03: Profile The Data

      • 3.01 Identify Data Anomalies
      • 3.02 Examine Data Structures
      • 3.03 Interrogate Column Properties
      • 3.04 Interrogate Data Statistics
    • Lesson 04: Clean Transform and Load the Data

      • 4.01 Resolve Inconsistencies Unexpected or Null Values and Data Quality Issues
      • 4.02 Apply User friendly Value Replacements
      • 4.03 Evaluate and Transform Column Data Types
      • 4.04 Apply Data Shape Transformations to Table Structures
      • 4.05 Combine Queries
      • 4.06 Apply User friendly Naming Conventions to Columns and Queries
      • 4.07 Leverage Advanced Editor to Modify Power Query M code
    • Lesson 05: Design a Data Model

      • 5.01 Define the Tables
      • 5.02 Configure Table and Column Properties
      • 5.03 Flatten out a Parent child Hierarchy
      • 5.04 Define Role playing Dimensions
      • 5.05 Create a Common Date Table
    • Lesson 06: Develop a Data Model

      • 6.01 Apply Cross filter Direction and Security Filtering
      • 6.02 Create Calculated Tables
      • 6.03 Create Calculated Columns
      • 6.04 Implement Row level Security Roles
      • 6.05 Set up the Q and A Feature
    • Lesson 07: Optimize Model Performance

      • 7.01 Remove Unnecessary Rows and Columns
      • 7.02 Identify Poorly Performing Measures Relationships and Visuals
      • 7.03 Improve Cardinality Levels
      • 7.04 Optimize DirectQuery Models
      • 7.05 Create and Manage Aggregations
      • 7.06 Use Query Diagnostics
    • Lesson 08: Create Reports

      • 8.01 Add Visualization Items to Reports
      • 8.02 Choose an Appropriate Visualization Type
      • 8.03 Format and Configure Visualizations
      • 8.04 Apply Slicing and Filtering
      • 8.05 Add an R or Python Visual
    • Lesson 09: Create Dashboards

      • 9.01 Set Mobile View
      • 9.02 Manage Tiles on a Dashboard
      • 9.03 Configure Data Alerts
      • 9.04 Use the Q and A Feature
      • 9.05 Add a Dashboard Theme
      • 9.06 Pin a Live Report Page to a Dashboard
    • Lesson 10: Enhance Reports to Expose Insights

      • 10.01 Perform Top N Analysis
      • 10.02 Explore Statistical Summary
      • 10.03 Use the Q and A Visual
      • 10.04 Add a Quick Insights Result to a Report
      • 10.05 Use the Play Axis Feature of a Visualization
      • 10.06 Personalize Visuals
    • Lesson 11: Perform Advanced Analysis

      • 11.01 Identify Outliers
      • 11.02 Conduct Time Series Analysis
      • 11.03 Use Groupings and Binnings
      • 11.04 Use the Key Influencers to Explore Dimensional Variances
      • 11.05 Use the Decomposition Tree Visual to Break Down a Measure
      • 11.06 Apply AI Insights
    • Lesson 12: Manage Datasets

      • 12.01 Configure a Dataset Scheduled Refresh
      • 12.02 Configure Row level Security Group Membership
      • 12.03 Configure Incremental Refresh Settings
      • 12.04 Promote or Certify Power BI Datasets

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 Power BI 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 training.

  • How do I become a Power BI Data Analyst?

    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 Data Analyst. 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 Power BI certification cost of Exam PL-300: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI is $ 165. Please refer to the Microsoft website for further details.

  • 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:

    • Prepare the data (25–30%)
    • Model the data (25–30%)
    • Visualize and analyze the data (25–30%)
    • Deploy and maintain assets (15–20%)

  • Who should take this Microsoft Power BI certification exam?

    After completing Power BI online course, The ideal candidates to take the Power BI exam are BI professionals, data analysts, and other roles responsible for creating reports using Power BI.

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

    Yes, we provide a practice test as part of our Power BI courses 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 Power BI Course 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 online certification 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 size is expected to grow to $ 61.86 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 13.16%. Business intelligence adoption has grown significantly - from sales, marketing, and executive teams to insurance and business services. Simplilearn’s Power BI training helps you gain a competitive edge in creating customized visuals to deliver a reliable analysis of vast amounts 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 Microsoft Power BI certification training?

    You can enroll for this Power BI training course 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 Power BI online course with us.

  • What is Power BI used for?

    Power BI is primarily a business analytics solution used to run reports, visualize data, and share valuable insights in a secured manner across the various teams in an organization or embed the acquired information into an organization's app or website.With the help of Simplilearn’s Power BI course, you will be able to gain a detailed insight into the applications of Power BI and know its importance.

  • Is the Power BI course difficult to learn?

    No, this Power BI course is a simple one allowing professionals to learn about various concepts of Power BI easily. The Power BI online course is best suited for BI and reporting professionals, data analysts, and professionals working with data across multiple industries.

  • Is Business Intelligence a good career option?

    With a Power BI certification, you can have a rewarding career. As per a report from Mordor Intelligence, the business intelligence market is projected to reach $ 61.86 billion by 2029, promising a bright future for BI professionals. Also, BI professionals earn an average salary of $131,254, which is much more than other IT or business professionals. Considering these factors, without a doubt, we’d say that business intelligence is a good career option.

  • Is Power BI certification worth it?

    Yes, acquiring a Power BI certification is worth it. With the help of this Power BI training, you will gain all the necessary skills to run Power BI tools. By gaining specialization in designing calculated tables and columns, managing a firm's hierarchies, and processing data, you can get an edge over others and add value to your resume.

  • What are the job roles available after getting a Power BI certification?

    After getting a Power BI certification, you can work as a BI developer, data analyst, BI analyst, software engineer, BI consultant, reporting analyst, and analytics consultant.

  • What does Power BI Data Analyst do?

    A Power BI Data Analyst is primarily involved in designing and developing BI reports and offers valuable insights to help the organization make informed and better decisions. The job role of a Power BI requires professionals to have a deep understanding of business intelligence, data integration, data warehousing, data modeling, database, and various technical aspects of Business intelligence tools. With the right Power BI certification, professionals can learn how to perform these roles and responsibilities efficiently.

  • What skills should a Power BI Data Analyst have?

    Power BI Data Analysts need to have a deep knowledge of SQL and Java and possess skills like DAX expressions BI stack knowledge, data analytics, and software development. Furthermore, they must have prior experience with BI tools such as Power BI, Tableau, SAP. Apart from technical skills, they must have non-technical skills, like collaborating with teams, being self-driven, leading a team, and exceptional communication and management skills. With this Power BI certification course, you can easily gain these skills and implement them while working.

  • What industries use Power BI most?

    Power BI is used across all major industries, including retail, manufacturing, real estate, insurance, healthcare, energy utility, and more. Upon completing this Power BI course, you can easily seek employment opportunities in one of these top industries.

  • Which companies hire Power BI Data Analysts?

    Some of the top companies looking for certified Power BI Data Analysts are Uline, Cushman & Wakefield, Johnson Controls, VITAS Healthcare, Exelon, Microsoft, Tableau Software, Rognoz, Bitam Oracle, IBM, SAS, MicroStrategy, Tibco, and GoodData.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Business Intelligence?

    Some of the most resourceful books recommended for seeking in-depth knowledge on Business intelligence are:

    • Business Intelligence Guidebook: From Data Integration to Analytics written by Rick Sherman
    • Data Strategy written by Bernard Marr
    • Agile Data Warehouse Design written by Lawrence Corr and Jim Stagnitto
    • Successful Business Intelligence written by Cindi Howson
    • Business Intelligence – Da Informação ao Conhecimento written by Maribel Yasmina Santos and Isabel Ramos

    While seeking this online Power BI training, reading these books will add on to your knowledge and have a comprehensive learning experience.

  • What is the pay scale of Power BI Data Analysts across the world?

    As per Glassdoor, the average salary of a BI Engineer is $131,254 annually.

  • What are the other courses offered by simplilearn in Data science and Artificial Intelligence Domain?

    Simplilearn offers multiple courses on data science and AI domains, which are listed below:


    • Tableau Certification Course

    Master's Program:

    • AI Engineer
    • Data Scientist
    • Data Analyst

    University Programs:

    • AI and Machine Learning Certification Program
    • Data Science Certification
    • Data Analytics Certification
    • Data Engineering Certification

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