Power BI Awareness (Entry Level)

  • 10m
  • 10 questions
The Power BI awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recall and relate the underlying data analysis and visualization concepts in Power BI. You will be evaluated on your ability to recognize the foundational concepts of data analysis and the loading and transformation of data in Power BI. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the basic Power BI skills to understand and grasp data analysis and visualization.

Topics covered

  • connect to and import data from an Excel file into Power BI
  • connect to data sources that are related but stored in separate files and load them into Power BI
  • define what's meant by data analysis, distinguish it from business analytics, describe some of the crucial tasks involved in this process, and name several types of analytics
  • download and install Power BI desktop
  • list and describe the purpose of different kinds of visualizations
  • list the tasks involved in data analysis that result in the transformation of raw data into meaningful visuals and reports
  • outline when to use tables, matrices, and column charts in Power BI
  • recall the primary features and capabilities of Power BI and summarize how they facilitate data analysis tasks
  • recognize the features and components of Power BI used to simplify data analysis tasks
  • summarize why data visualization is used