How It Works

Consisting of three learning units and a final hands on project, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data is a comprehensive skilling program in Big Data. Learners can choose from different courses within each unit of study. For example, in Unit 1 - Fundamentals you can choose between Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel or Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI to satisfy the requirement.

Big Data Professional Program - Unit Overview

Unit 1 - Fundamentals

Learn Big Data basics. Explore topics like querying data, data analysis & visualization. Please choose from Course 2a or Course 2b to complete the unit. .

Unit 2 - Core Big Data

In this unit, you will learn to use Azure services to implement batch and real-time processing of big data. Please choose a path focused on Azure or Hadoop in Azure HDInsight and take Course 6a and 7a or Course 6b and 7b to complete the unit.

Unit 3 - Applied Big Data

In this unit you will learn to build workflow solutions that automate data processing and apply predictive analytics to big data.Please continue with the programming language you selected in Unit 2. Select Course 9a, Course 9b, or Course 9c to complete the unit

Unit 4 - Capstone Project

Showcase your knowledge and skills and solve a real-world Big Data problem in Big Data. The project takes the form of a challenge in which you will explore a Large data and develop a Data solution that is tested and scored to determine your grade. Note: This course assumes you have completed the previous courses in the Microsoft Professional Program for Big Data.