DA-100 Exam Study Guide (Analyzing Data With Microsoft Power BI)

Microsoft Exam DA-100 – Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI was recently updated. So check the latest curriculum for the exam before you  prepare. The  DA-100 is a prerequisite for the Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate exam.

DA-100 Exam Resources

DA-100 Exam – Skills tested

The DA-100 exam tests the following skills.

  • Prepare the data (20-25%)
  • Model the data (25-30%)
  • Visualize the data (20-25%)
  • Analyze the data (10-15%)
  • Deploy and maintain deliverables (10-15%)

Microsoft offers free online learning for the exam. While Microsoft’s material is good, it’s not enough to pass the exam. You need to supplement your learning with other courses and practice tests.

Learning resources

Comprehensive list of Power BI learning resources put together by Alex Powers. All of the resources are free.
2-hour crash course for the DA100 exam – YouTube
Microsoft Power BI Certification: DA-100 Exam Prep – Comprehensive course + 1 practice test. Also, check out the Maven Analytics website for more courses

DAX

Free DAX workshop by Pragmatic Works – 3-hour course on YouTube
Introducing DAX Video Course – Free video course by SQLBI
Supercharge Power BI: Power BI Is Better When You Learn to Write DAX – An excellent book to learn DAX

Free practice tests

Learn Data Insights – 80% of DA-100 exams
Github – Power BI lab practice
ExamTopics DA-100

Paid Practice Tests

You will be more prepared for the exam if you take at least a couple of practice tests. Reviewing your incorrect answers will help you get better in your weak areas.

Udemy – DA 100 Exam Comprehensive Power BI Practice Tests 2021
Whiz Labs Practice Test – Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI (DA-100) Certification

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