PL-600: Microsoft Power Platform Solution Architect

Welcome to Microsoft Power Platform Solution Architect. The Microsoft Power Platform enables organizations to optimize their operations by automating routine tasks and providing a range of solutions that enable digital transformation. A Microsoft Power Platform Solution Architect leads successful implementations and focuses on how solutions address the broader business and technical needs of organizations. The Solution Architect is a key member of the overall project team.

A solution architect should have functional and technical knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365 apps, related Microsoft cloud solutions, and other third-party technologies. This course will include several group exercises where students will work through challenges that Solution Architects face on projects.

Upon completion of this course and practicing building solutions, we encourage you to get certified on PL-600 Certification Exam.

Microsoft Courseware

Instructor-Led Training

Course Duration: 3 Days (24-Hour)

Microsoft Official Lab Exercises

Courseware Life Time Free Upgrade

Microsoft Official Cloud Lab

Overview

Candidates for this course are solution architects who lead successful implementations and focus on how solutions address the broader business and technical needs of organizations. This role requires the ability to identify opportunities to solve business problems.

Candidates would need functional and technical knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps, related Microsoft cloud solutions, and other third-party technologies. They apply knowledge and experience throughout an engagement. Candidates perform proactive and preventative work to increase the value of the customer’s investment and promote organizational health.

Candidates would need experience across functional and technical disciplines of Microsoft Power Platform. They should be able to facilitate design decisions across development, configuration, integration, infrastructure, security, licensing, availability, storage, and change management. This role balances a project's business needs while meeting functional and non-functional requirements.

Modules

Module 1: Becoming a Solution Architect

This module covers what it takes to get started as a Solution Architect and as a key member of the overall project team.

  • Getting to know your customer

Module 2: Conceptualizing the design from requirements

In this module, you will use the information to design a high-level architecture and complete a fit-gap analysis.

  • Perform evaluation of requirements to decide which approach to take
  • Develop a high-level architecture for a set of requirements
  • Perform a gap analysis from the Dynamics 365 apps used and the requirements

Module 3: Project governance and working as a team

This module explains the role of the solution architect in implementing project governance.

  • Solution architect's role in project governance
  • Reviewing others work

Module 4: Microsoft Power Platform architecture

This module describes the components and capabilities of Power Platform and how they control the design of your solutions.

  • Microsoft Power Platform architecture topics
  • Review the key Power Platform architecture components.
  • Explore how the platform's design and limits can influence solution architectures.
  • Review how to communicate with the customer on how the platform can meet their needs.

Module 5: Data modeling

This module explains the solution architect's role in data modeling for Power Platform and the tradeoffs for modeling data in Power Platform solutions.

  • Model data for Microsoft Power Platform solutions
  • Data modeling exercise
  • Learn about data modeling influencers.
  • Discover various data model strategies.
  • Learn about data types and data relationships.

Module 6: Analytics and artificial intelligence

This module examines the available reporting and analytics options for Power Platform.

  • Evaluate Microsoft Power Platform analytics and AI
  • Review the capabilities of Microsoft Power BI and how to use it with Power Platform components.
  • Learn how to use pre-built insights and custom AI.

Module 7: Power Apps architecture

Understanding the capabilities of Power Apps is imperative when designing apps for a solution. This module explains the different types of apps, the differences between apps, and when and which type(s) of apps to use.

  • Explore options for apps and how to choose where to start.
  • Explore app composition options.
  • Learn how to use components as part of your app architecture.
  • Discover when to include Power Apps portals as an app in your architecture.
  • Explore Power Apps architecture

Module 8: Application lifecycle management

Solution architects for Microsoft Power Platform need to define the environment strategy and application lifecycle management (ALM) for transporting work from development to test to production.

  • Learn about Microsoft's vision and the solution architect’s role in ALM.
  • Review environment strategies.
  • Define a solution structure for your deliverables.

Module 9: Power Automate architecture

Understanding the capabilities of Power Automate is imperative when designing the automation for the solution. This module focuses on Power Automate and its capabilities.

  • Explore Power Automate architecture
  • Review options for automation and custom logic.
  • Review considerations for using triggers and common actions.
  • Explore how to use business process flows to guide users through business processes.

Module 10: Security modeling

This module explains the solution architect's role in security modeling for Microsoft Power Platform, security options for your tenant and environments, and access to data and functionality within Dataverse.

  • Model security for Power Platform solutions
  • Security modeling exercise

Module 11: Integration

This module explores the issues that occur during integration with Power Platform solutions.

  • Learn about the solution architect’s role in integrations.
  • Learn about integration and why it's necessary.
  • Discover Power Platform features that help enables integration.
  • Use the capabilities of Microsoft Azure.

Module 12: Dynamics 365 applications architecture

This module explains how to capture requirements and identify functional and non-functional items.

  • Explore Dynamics 365 application architecture
  • Evaluate requirements for first-party apps

Module 13: Power Virtual Agents architecture

Increasingly, chatbots are becoming an important component of business applications. Solution architects need to understand the capabilities of Power Virtual Agents when designing a Microsoft Power Platform solution. This module provides an in-depth description of Power Virtual Agents and its capabilities.

  • Explore Power Virtual Agents architecture
  • Evaluate chatbot requirements exercise

Module 14: Robotic Process Automation

In this module, you will:

  • Explore options for automation and how to choose where to start.
  • Explore scenarios for Power Automate for desktop.
  • Learn about the components for running Power Automate for desktop flows.
  • Lab: You are a solution architect for Contoso, helping them automate their legacy applications. You need to integrate the legacy Windows Contoso Invoicing application in an end-to-end workflow.

Module 15: Testing and go live

In this module, you will:

  • Review the solution architect's role with testing and go-live.
  • Learn about the data migration process and deployment.
  • Learn about the testing process.
  • Discover how to plan to go-live.

Fees And Schedule

Instructor-Led Training

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

Learning Objectives

The goal of the course is to teach Solution Architects the decision-making skills needed to be successful when architecting solutions. Avoid the temptation to give specific prescriptive guidance and instead focus on the decision-making expertise they’ll need.

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