Overview

Are you a functional consultant, data analyst, or developer looking to hone your consulting and configuration skills? Or maybe you’re an IT professional who requires knowledge and experience configuring Microsoft Power Platform. If this describes you and you’re familiar with Microsoft Dynamics 365 model-driven applications or data modelling principles, explore how the Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant training can help you build and implement solutions that use Power Apps, Power BI, Power Virtual Agents and AI Builder. This training will help enhance your career and make you a key member of your team. This training aligns to the PL-200 Power Platform Functional Consultant Certification which delegates, with some additional study, will be able to take after completing this training.

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Prerequisites

  • Basic data modelling or database experience.
  • Familiar with online technologies, logging into online websites and using websites to administer online technology.
  • Some Dynamics 365 or M365 experience will be useful but not essential.
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Delegates will learn how to

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

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

After completing the course students will be able to:

  • Work with organisations to gather requirement and implement Power Platform solutions
  • Build model-driven, canvas and portal apps
  • Create Power Automate Flows
  • Design a simple chatbot using Power Virtual Agents
  • Analyse data using Power BU visualisations and Dashboards
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Outline

Module 0: Course Overview

Module 1: Introduction to Power Platform

  • Power Platform components
  • Data Connectors
  • Environments
  • Data Loss Prevention Policies

Module 2: The Functional Consultant Role

  • Consultant Skills Overview
  • Create and Validate Documentation
  • Engage Stakeholders
  • Perform Quality Assurance
  • Configure Integrations

Module 3: Work with Dataverse

  • Work with the Data Model
  • Create and Manage Processes
  • Work with AI Builder
  • Configure Dataverse Settings
  • Import & Export Data
  • Use Tabular Reporting Options
  • Configure Security Settings

Module 4: Make Power Apps

  • Make Model-Driven Apps
  • Make Canvas Apps
  • Make Portal Apps

Module 5: Build Power Automate Flows

  • Build Flows
  • Build Business Process Flows
  • Build UI Flows

Module 6: Work with Power Virtual Agents

  • Create a Chatbot
  • Configure Topics
  • Automate and Integrate
  • Configure Entities
  • Test & Publish Chatbots

Module 7: Analyse Data with Power BI

  • Get started with Power BI
  • Model Data in Power BI
  • Create Visualisations
  • Create Dashboards
  • Publish & Share in Power BI
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Why choose QA

Special Notices

Please note that whilst this course is aligned to the equivalent Microsoft Exam it may not contain all information required to pass the exam. As per Microsoft guidance, further self study and hands on experience is recommended in addition to attendance of this course.

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