The solution architect leads 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.

Delegates should have functional and technical knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps, related Microsoft cloud solutions, and other third-party technologies. This course will apply knowledge and experience.

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.

This training course is designed for Senior Consultants (both functional and technical) that aspire to be Solution Architects, or current Solution Architects new to the role.

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  • Business knowledge and acumen.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, and leadership skills.
  • Delegates should either hold the Power Platform Functional Consultant (PL-200) or Power Platform Developer (PL-400) certifications or equivalent skill.
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Delegates will learn how to

  • The skills needed to become a Solution Architect
  • Conceptualising the solution design
  • Which Dynamics 365 to use
  • How to implement project governance
  • The architecture of the Power Platform
  • The architecture of the Dataverse, Power apps, and Power Automate.
  • Plan for application lifecycle management
  • Model Security for the Power Platform
  • Prepare for test and go-live
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Learning Path 1: Becoming a Solution Architect

  • Becoming a solution architect for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform
  • Discover Customer needs as a Solution Architect for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform

Learning Path 2: Conceptualising the design requirements

  • Propose a solution as a Solution Architect for Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365
  • Work with requirements for Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365
  • Perform fit gap analysis

Learning Path 3: Implement project governance for Power Platform and Dynamics 365

  • Implement project governance for Power Platform and Dynamics 365

Learning Path 4: Power Platform Architecture

  • Explore the Power Platform Architecture

Learning Path 5: Power Platform Data

  • Model data for Power Platform solutions

Learning Path 6: Power Platform Analytics and AI

  • Evaluate Power Platform Analytics and AI

Learning Path 7: Power Apps Architecture

  • Explore Power Apps Architecture

Learning Path 8: Application Lifecycle Management

  • Plan application lifecycle management for Power Platform

Learning Path 9: Power Automate Architecture

  • Explore Power Automate Architecture

Learning Path 10: Power Platform Security

  • Model security for Power Platform Solutions

Learning Path 11: Integrations in Power Platform

  • Implement integrations with Power Platform

Learning Path 12: Dynamics 365 Apps

  • Explore Dynamics 365 applications architecture

Learning Path 13: Explore Virtual Power Agents

  • Explore Virtual Power Agents and create Chatbots for Solutions

Learning Path 14: Robotic Process Automation

  • Explore when to use robotic process automation

Learning Path 15: Testing and go-live

  • Discuss the requirements and structure for testing and go-live
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Why choose QA

Special Notices

Please note: Due to the dynamic nature of updates to Microsoft 365 technology, including the Power Platform, functionality and elements of the syllabus of this course can be subject to change without notice.

Microsoft Official Courses offer fast paced, higher level overviews of features with hands-on labs that may be completed during and post course. Note – there may not be time to complete labs during the course due to the delays in some Microsoft 365 services and the breadth of material to cover.

Microsoft Official Power Platform Courses are appropriate for delegates primarily interested in certification.

If you are interested in an in-depth exploration of any specific Microsoft 365 Power Platform technology, QA recommends that you attend a Mastering QA authored course from our Microsoft 365 Power Platform curriculum which offer end to end detailed guidance and hands on labs and continual reviews and updates to keep pace with Microsoft updates

You can view all the available courses here www.qa.com/M365.

Dates & Locations

Microsoft 365 learning pathways

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Certification = Certification
Technical Decision Maker
Office 365 General Administration
Exchange Online/Hybrid
SharePoint Online/Hybrid
Device Management, Identity and Services
Security and Compliance
Modern Desktop
Power Platform
Microsoft Teams
Copilot for Microsoft 365

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