Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals Training Course

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Course Code

microsoftpowerplatform

Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements

  • A general understanding of Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics 365 concepts
  • Familiarity with app development, workflow automation, and data analysis

Audience

  • Business staff
  • Managers
  • Developers
  • Data analysts

Overview

Microsoft Power Platform is a platform made up of three Microsoft products: Power BI, PowerApps, and Power Automate. These products uses low-code programming to help users build simple apps, create automated workflows, and generate business analytics. Power Platform enables integration with various data sources for organizations to extend their business solutions across existing services and platforms.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at business staff, managers, developers, and data analysts who wish to adapt, implement, integrate, and manage Microsoft Power Platform components and features in their organization.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Build simple applications with Power Apps to create custom solutions for everyday business needs.
  • Automate workflow processes using Power Automate (formerly known as Microsoft Flow) to minimize manual and repetitive tasks.
  • Create data reports and dashboards with Power BI to generate insightful analytics for the business.
  • Build chatbots using Power Virtual Agents to automate and resolve common customer inquiries and issues.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline

Introduction

Overview of Microsoft Power Platform Features

  • Power Platform main components
  • Integration with Office 365, Dynamics 365, and third-party apps
  • Data sources and connectors

Getting Started with Microsoft Power Platform

  • Microsoft Dataverse basics (formally Common Data Service (CDS))
  • Tables and columns
  • Relationships and environments
  • Business rules
  • Power Platform admin center

Building Simple Applications with Power Apps

  • Connecting with common data sources
  • Different app types
  • No code artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Security, governance, and reporting features
  • Power Apps Portals

Creating Different Applications with Power Apps

  • Building a canvas app
  • Basic elements and functions
  • Connecting to a data source
  • Creating a model-driven app
  • Building blocks (data, user interface, logic, visualization)
  • Creating a form
  • Security and access control

Automating Processes with Power Automate

  • Flow types
  • Flow templates
  • Recurring flows
  • Button flow
  • Approval requests
  • Business process flow

Generating Reports and Dashboards with Power BI

  • Power BI parts, concepts, and capacities
  • Components (workspaces, datasets, reports, dashboards)
  • Template apps
  • Visualizations (charts, KPIs, maps, matrices, etc.)
  • Data filters and buttons
  • Transforming and cleaning data
  • Working with aggregates
  • Security and administration
  • Building a simple dashboard

Creating Chatbots with Power Virtual Agents

  • Key components
  • Creating a chatbot
  • Working with topics
  • Testing and publishing
  • Analyzing a chatbot

Exploring Advanced Power Platform Topics

  • Administration guide
  • Application lifecycle management
  • Power Platform best practices
  • AI Builder

Troubleshooting

Summary and Conclusion

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