PL-200: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant

This course will teach you to use Microsoft Power Platform solutions to simplify, automate, and empower business processes for organizations in the role of a Functional Consultant.

A Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant is responsible for performing discovery, capturing requirements, engaging subject matter experts and stakeholders, translating requirements, and configuring Microsoft Power Platform solutions and apps.

The Functional Consultant implements components of a solution that include application enhancements, custom user experiences, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations.

Upon completion of this course and practicing building solutions, we encourage you to get certified on PL-200 Certification Exam.

Microsoft Courseware

Instructor-Led Training

Course Duration: 4 Days (32-Hour)

Microsoft Official Lab Exercises

Courseware Life Time Free Upgrade

Microsoft Official Cloud Lab

Overview

This course will teach you to use Microsoft Power Platform solutions to simplify, automate, and empower business processes for organizations in the role of a Functional Consultant.

This course contains a 4-day Applied Workshop. This workshop will allow you to practice your App Maker skills by creating an end-to-end solution to solve a problem for a fictitious company. The solution will include a Microsoft Dataverse database, Power Apps canvas app, and Power Automate flows.

Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform

Learn about the components of Microsoft Power Platform, the business value for customers, and the security of the technology.

  • Learn the components and features of the Microsoft Power Platform
  • Identify when to use each Microsoft Power Platform component application to create business solutions
  • Understand connectors
  • Learn the value of using Microsoft Power Platform to create business solutions

Module 2: Work with Dataverse

Dataverse lets you securely store and manage data that are used by business applications. Standard and custom tables within Dataverse provide a secure and cloud-based storage option for your data.

  • Create tables in Dataverse
  • Manage tables in Dataverse
  • Create and manage columns within a table in Dataverse
  • Create a relationship between entities in Dataverse
  • Working with choices in Dataverse
  • Get started with security roles in Dataverse
  • Use administration options for Dataverse
  • Manage Dynamics 365 model-driven app settings and security
  • Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform security and governance
  • Lab: Create an app
  • Lab: Create tables and columns
  • Lab: Create relationships
  • Lab: Additional table settings

Module 3: Make model-driven apps with Power Apps

In this module, students will learn the business value of Power Apps model-driven apps. They will then learn to how to configure and design them, including user experience considerations.

  • Get started with model-driven apps in Power Apps
  • Configure forms, charts, and dashboards in model-driven apps
  • Lab Use app designer
  • Lab: Modify forms
  • Lab: Modify views

Module 4: Make canvas apps with Power Apps

In this module, students will learn the business value of Power Apps canvas apps. They will then learn how to configure and design them, including user experience considerations.

  • Get started with Power Apps canvas apps
  • Connecting to other data in a Power Apps canvas app
  • How to build the UI in a canvas app in Power Apps
  • Manage apps in Power Apps
  • Build your first app with Power Apps and Dataverse for Teams
  • Lab: Build a canvas app
  • Lab: Work with data and services
  • Lab: User experience

Module 5: Make portals with Power Apps

In this module, students will learn the business value of Power Apps portals. They will then learn to how to access Dataverse data in a portal and how portal authentication works.

  • Introduction to Power Apps portals
  • Explore Power Apps portals
  • Power Apps portals architecture
  • Access Dataverse in Power Apps portals
  • Authentication and user management in Power Apps portals
  • Power Apps portals maintenance and troubleshooting

Module 6: Introduction to automation

In this module, students will learn about business rules and when they can be used. Students will also get an overview of Power Automate.

  • Define and create business rules in Dataverse

Module 7: Build Power Automate cloud flows

In this module, students will learn the fundamentals of cloud flows, including triggers and flows. They will create two flows, including an approval flow.

  • Get started with Power Automate
  • Build more complex flows with Power Automate
  • Use the Admin center to manage environments and data policies in Power Automate
  • Use Dataverse triggers and actions in Power Automate
  • Extend Dataverse with Power Automate
  • Introduction to expressions in Power Automate

Module 8: Build Power Automate desktop flows

In this module, students will learn what desktop flows are and how they are created. Students will also learn how desktop flows are used and how to use process advisor to better understand places to streamline workflows.

  • Build your first Power Automate Desktop flow
  • Run a Power Automate Desktop flow in unattended mode

Module 9: Build business process flows

In this module, students will learn the value of business process flows and how to use the business process flow designer. They will also practice building business process flows and learn how they can be automated.

  • Introduction to business process flows in Power Automate
  • Create an immersive business process flow in Power Automate
  • Understand advanced business process flow concepts in Power Automate
  • Optimize your business process with process advisor

Module 10: Build chatbots with Power Virtual Agents

In this module, students will learn how to automate customer interactions with a chatbot using Power Virtual Agents.

  • Get started with Power Virtual Agents bots
  • Enhance Power Virtual Agents bots
  • Manage topics in Power Virtual Agents
  • Manage Power Virtual Agents

Module 11: Analyze data with Power BI

In this module, students will learn how to work with Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service to analyze data and create visualizations.

  • Get started building with Power BI
  • Get data with Power BI Desktop
  • Model data in Power BI
  • Use visuals in Power BI
  • Explore data in Power BI
  • Publish and share in Power BI

Module 12: Putting it all together

In this module, students will learn how the concepts of this course pull together and how to use functional consultant skills on Microsoft Power Platform engagements. They will also learn how solutions are used in Microsoft Power Platform and will be introduced to AI Builder.

  • Manage solutions in Power Apps and Power Automate
  • Load/export data and create data views in Dataverse
  • Get started with AI Builder
  • Manage models in AI Builder
  • Use AI Builder in Power Automate

Fees And Schedule

Instructor-Led Training

32-Hour of Instructor-Led Training One to one doubt resolution sessions Microsoft Official Lab Access

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:


  • Work with an organization to gather requirements and implement Microsoft Power Platform solutions
  • Build model-driven, canvas, and portal apps
  • Create Power Automate flows
  • Design a simple chatbot using Power Virtual Agents
  • Analyze data using Power BI visualizations and dashboards

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