PL-200: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant
The Power Platform empowers organizations to automate business processes, develop their own rich app experiences, and connect with customers better and faster. In this course, students will learn to perform discovery, capture requirements, engage subject matter experts and stakeholders, translate requirements, and configure Power Platform solutions and apps. They will supplement their learnings with hands-on labs to create application enhancements, custom user experiences, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations.
Power Platform is comprised of four key products: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. In this course, we will cover these four applications in depth, with additional focus on Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service), AI Builder, connectors, and portals.
Module 1: Introduction to the Power Platform
This module will provide the learner with background about the Power Platform and its 4 key components: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents.
Module 2: The Functional Consultant role
In this module, students will learn more about the functional consultant role and the skills required to successfully implement a Power Platform solution for an organization.
- Consultant skills overview
- Create and validate documentation
- Engage stakeholders
- Perform quality assurance
- Configure integrations
Module 3: Work with Dataverse
In this module, students will learn about creating a data model in Microsoft Dataverse, including importing data, using tabular reporting options, and configuring security. They will also learn about creating easy AI with AI Builder.
- Work with the data model
- Create and manage processes
- Work with AI Builder
- Configure Dataverse settings
- Import and export data
- Use tabular reporting options
- Configure security settings
Module 4: Make Power Apps
In this module, students will learn the business value of the three types of Power Apps. They will then learn to how to configure and design them, including user experience considerations for each type of application.
- Make model-driven apps
- Make canvas apps
- Make portal apps
Module 5: Build Power Automate flows
In this module, students will learn how to automate business processes using Power Automate flows, business process flows, and UI flows.
- Build flows
- Build business process flows
- Build UI flows
Module 6: Work with Power Virtual Agents
In this module, students will learn how to automate customer interactions with a chatbot using Power Virtual Agents.
- Create a chatbot
- Configure topics
- Automate and integrate
- Configure entities
- Test and publish chatbots
Module 7: 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 with Power BI
- Model data in Power BI
- Create visualizations
- Create dashboards
- Publish and share in Power BI
- Work with an organization to gather requirements and implement 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
An wen richtet sich die Weiterbildung?
A Power Platform Functional Consultant is responsible for performing discovery, capturing requirements, engaging subject matter experts and stakeholders, translating requirements, and configuring 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.
- Experience as an IT professional or student
- Working knowledge of the Power Platform and its key components
- A knowledge of Microsoft Dataverse (or general data modeling) and security concepts