PL-200: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant (beta)

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Summary

  • intermediate
  • office
  • ai-builder
  • office-teams
  • common-data-service
  • power-automate
  • power-virtual-agents
  • power-platform
  • power-apps
  • power-bi
  • In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Microsoft is implementing several temporary changes to our training and certification program. Learn more.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.Note: This exam will be available in September 2020.

Learning paths

4 hr 16 min
Do you want to learn how to build solutions that can leverage a standardized data structure and work with other solutions sharing the same data model? Do you want to extend the standard model to support custom solutions? This learning path will explain the concepts behind and benefits of Common Data Service. Creating an environment, entities, fields and options sets are also discussed.

Modules in this learning path

  • Introduction to Common Data Service
    9 Units
    24 min

    Learn about the basics of common data service, and explore ways you can connect and customize data connections to Power Platform applications.

  • Create and manage environments in Common Data Service
    7 Units
    42 min

    An environment is a space to store, manage, and share your organization’s business data that is stored within an instance of a Common Data Service database. You can set up one or many environments, depending on the needs of your organization. This module explores these environments and how you can use them with instances of Common Data Service databases.

  • Create and manage entities in Common Data Service
    7 Units
    44 min

    Common Data Service entities are similar to tables in a database. Every instance of a Common Data Service database includes a base set of entities that provide structure for data that is commonly used by business applications.

  • Create and manage fields within an entity in Common Data Service
    10 Units
    1 hr 3 min

    Do you want to create new data fields or leverage exiting standardized fields for your business solutions? This module will show you how to manage or create new fields within an entity in Common Data Service.

  • Working with option sets in Common Data Service
    5 Units
    39 min

    Do you want to create standardized choice lists that you can use across all of your Power Apps? This module will show you how to create new or use standard choice lists called option sets in Common Data Service.

  • Load/export data and create data views in Common Data Service
    7 Units
    40 min

    Common Data Service lets you load data into or export entities from other entities by using Microsoft Excel. You can also create views to quickly review data that is stored within an entity.

4 hr 30 min
Do you want to create button flows to solve business problems? Then, take this learning path, which introduces you to Power Automate buttons and demonstrates how to create button flows.

Modules in this learning path

  • Create a Power Automate button without user input
    7 Units
    50 min

    Do you want to create a Power Automate button flow? This module will focus on Power Automate buttons that don’t require user input and run a predefined series of actions.

  • Introduction to using Power Automate buttons
    9 Units
    59 min

    Do you want to learn about how to use buttons in Power Automate? This module focuses on introducing the basics of flow buttons, the different types of buttons, using trigger tokens, sharing buttons with other users, and using buttons in the Power Automate mobile app.

  • Create a Power Automate button with user input
    7 Units
    56 min

    Some Power Automate button flows will allow for user input and will run a predefined series of actions. This type of flow button provides the input that is necessary to run the predefined actions in the flow. It will show users how they can create a flow button that runs different logic based on the provided inputs.

  • Create a Power Automate button that uses a physical button input
    9 Units
    55 min

    Do you want to build basic flows by using buttons as triggers? This module demonstrates how to configure a Flic button with its app on your smart phone and then how to trigger a flow by using that button.

  • Share Power Automate buttons
    10 Units
    50 min

    Do you want to share Power Automate button flows with others? In this module, you will learn how to share buttons and will discover some security basics.

1 hr 23 min
Do you need to manage user access rights? In this learning path, you will learn how to manage permissions associated with environments and entities. You will also learn about different administrative portals and how to access each.

Modules in this learning path

  • Get started with security roles in Common Data Service
    8 Units
    48 min

    Do you want to use security roles to limit user permissions? This module will show you how you can set permissions to limit access to an environment or limit which users can view, edit, or delete data in an environment within Common Data Service.

  • Use administration options for Common Data Service
    6 Units
    35 min

    Do you need to use administration options that are available for Common Data Service? This module will show you how you can use solutions within Common Data Service and administer environments.

2 hr 21 min
Do you need to create data relationships, business rules, calculations, and rollups in Common Data Service? These modules help you use Common Data Service to build powerful business solutions that will transform your operations, processes, and your entire organization. The learning path Get started with Common Data Service introduces you to Common Data Service and many of the key concepts which include environment, entities, fields, and options sets. This learning path continues and expands the exploration of Common Data Service with an overview how to form relationships between entities, how to build business rules to perform logic based upon your organization's needs, and how to add calculations and rollup fields.

Modules in this learning path

  • Create a relationship between entities in Common Data Service
    8 Units
    55 min

    Do you need to create relationships between entities? This module will show how and why you can separate data into entities and how to relate between entities to build complex and robust business solutions. It will also explain the different kinds of relationships that you can define between entities in Common Data Service.

  • Define and create business rules in Common Data Service
    6 Units
    44 min

    The ability to build business rules that ensure consistent business logic regardless of the app accessing that data set is imperative to a successful business operation. This module will show you how you can build business rules that are triggered anytime they are used within Common Data Service.

  • Create and define calculation or rollup fields in Common Data Service
    8 Units
    42 min

    Do you want to use rollup or calculation fields? This module shows you how to build calculations or rollups that are defined and triggered within the data in Common Data Service, regardless of the app that accesses that data set.

1 hr 47 min
Learn how to create and manage bots with Power Virtual Agents.

Modules in this learning path

  • Get started with Power Virtual Agents bots
    8 Units
    47 min

    Learn about Microsoft Power Virtual Agents bots.

  • Manage topics in Power Virtual Agents
    9 Units
    35 min

    Microsoft Power Virtual Agents uses trigger phrases in bots to identify when to present a topic to a customer. This module will examine how you can use topics to create and manage conversation paths in a bot.

  • Enhance Power Virtual Agents bots
    7 Units
    25 min

    Microsoft Power Virtual Agents helps you quickly enhance your bot’s functionality to make it even more powerful. This module examines methods that you can use to enhance your Power Virtual Agents bots.

3 hr 11 min
This learning path introduces you to Power Automate, teaches you how to build workflows, and how to administer flows.

Modules in this learning path

  • Use AI Builder in Power Automate
    6 Units
    1 hr 0 min

    Learn the basics of AI Builder usage in Power Automate and how it can benefit your organization. 

  • Get started with Power Automate
    11 Units
    58 min

    Power Automate is an online workflow service that automates actions across the most common apps and services.

  • Build more complex flows with Power Automate
    15 Units
    1 hr 39 min

    Power Automate is an online workflow service that automates actions across the most common apps and services. In this module, you’ll build more advanced flows to streamline your business, save time, and work more efficiently.

  • Use the Admin center to manage environments and data policies in Power Automate
    5 Units
    34 min

    Tenant and environment admins use the Power Automate Admin center to manage data policies and environments for Power Automate deployments.

  • Implement robotic process automation with Microsoft Power Automate, Teams, UI flows, and AI Builder
    7 Units
    34 min

    Automate your approval processes, infuse intelligence, and integrate legacy apps with Power Automate, UI flows, and AI Builder, which are all part of Microsoft Power Platform.

2 hr 40 min
This learning path introduces you to creating a model-driven app in Power Apps that uses Common Data Service.

Modules in this learning path

  • Introduction to model-driven apps and Common Data Service
    6 Units
    37 min

    Do you want to quickly build apps with little to no code? This module will focus on the building blocks of Common Data Service and model-driven apps. These key components will help you build quick business apps in your organization.

  • Get started with Common Data Service
    7 Units
    1 hr 1 min

    Common Data Service lets you securely store and manage data that’s used by business applications. Standard and custom entities within Common Data Service provide a secure and cloud-based storage option for your data.

  • Get started with model-driven apps in Power Apps
    9 Units
    1 hr 2 min

    Model-driven app design is an approach that focuses on quickly adding components to your apps. These components include dashboards, forms, views, and charts. With little or no code, you can make apps that are simple or complex.

  • Configure forms, charts, and dashboards in model driven apps
    12 Units
    1 hr 7 min

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    In this module, you’ll learn about forms, grids, views, charts and dashboards that can be used in model driven apps.

2 hr 11 min
Do you want to create apps to help make your business more efficient? Then, this path is for you. It introduces you to Power Apps, helps you create and customize an app, and then manage and distribute it.

Modules in this learning path

  • Get started with Power Apps
    8 Units
    51 min

    Learn the basics of Power Apps and how you can use it in your organization.

  • Customize a canvas app in Power Apps
    5 Units
    38 min

    Learn how to customize an app by adding controls, images, and logic.

  • Manage apps in Power Apps
    6 Units
    42 min

    Manage app versions, app sharing, and environments in Power Apps.

6 hr 22 min
This learning path introduces you to Power BI, and teaches you to use and build business intelligence reports.

Modules in this learning path

  • Get data with Power BI Desktop
    9 Units
    1 hr 15 min

    How can you find, collect, and clean data from different sources? Power BI is a tool for making sense of your data. You will learn tricks to make data-gathering easier.

  • Get started building with Power BI
    6 Units
    47 min

    Learn what Power BI is, including its building blocks and how they work together.

  • Model data in Power BI
    9 Units
    1 hr 7 min

    Connect Power BI to multiple data sources to create reports. Define the relationship between your data sources.

  • Use visuals in Power BI
    10 Units
    1 hr 16 min

    Create and customize visuals to present data in compelling and insightful ways.

  • Explore data in Power BI
    11 Units
    53 min

    Turn your business intelligence data into data insights by creating and configuring Power BI dashboards.

  • Publish and share in Power BI
    11 Units
    1 hr 4 min

    Publish and share your Power BI reports and dashboards to teammates in your organization or to everyone on the web.

2 hr 15 min
This learning path introduces you to creating business process flows in Power Automate.

Modules in this learning path

  • Introduction to business process flows in Power Automate
    5 Units
    31 min

    Do you want to create business process flows? This module will discuss what business process flows are and how to use them to solve business solutions. You will discover why automating the business process is important to organizations and how to build business process flow solutions by using Power Platform and Common Data Service. Additionally, you will learn how business process flows differ from regular Power Automate workflows and when to use each.

  • Create an immersive business process flow in Power Automate
    5 Units
    42 min

    What is an immersive business process flow? This module answers that question and focuses on how to build an immersive business process flow by using Power Automate and Common Data Service.

  • Understand advanced business process flow concepts in Power Automate
    8 Units
    1 hr 2 min

    Do you want to improve your business process flow? This module introduces more advanced business process flow concepts and techniques that you can use to help improve your flow.

  • Introduction to expressions in Power Automate
    8 Units
    46 min

    Learn how to write expressions in Power Automate

6 hr 11 min
Do you want to bring AI to your business to improve your business performance? This learning path introduces you to AI Builder, teaches you how to build models, and explains how you can use them in Power Apps and Power Automate.

Modules in this learning path

  • Get started with form processing
    5 Units
    25 min

    Learn the basics of form processing in AI Builder and how it can benefit your organization.

  • Use AI Builder in Power Automate
    6 Units
    1 hr 0 min

    Learn the basics of AI Builder usage in Power Automate and how it can benefit your organization. 

  • Get started with Receipt processing in AI Builder
    6 Units
    12 min

    Learn the basics of Receipt processing in AI Builder and how it can benefit your organization.

  • Get started with AI Builder Text recognition
    6 Units
    1 hr 25 min

    Learn about AI Builder Text recognition and how to use it with other Power Platform products.

  • Get started with AI Builder Sentiment analysis
    5 Units
    55 min

    Learn about AI Builder Sentiment analysis and how to use it with other Power Platform products.

  • Get Started with AI Builder Business card reader
    6 Units
    1 hr 30 min

    Learn about Ai Builder Business card reader and how to use it in Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate

  • Get started with AI Builder Object detection
    5 Units
    25 min

    Learn the basics of Object detection in AI Builder and how it can benefit your organization.

  • Get started with AI Builder Language detection
    5 Units
    27 min

    Explore Language detection in AI Builder and how to use it with other Power Platform products.

  • Introduction to AI Builder Key phrase extraction
    5 Units
    52 min

    Explore the AI Builder Key phrase extraction model, and how to use it with other Power Platform products.

55 min
Do you want to bring AI to your business to improve your business performance? This learning path introduces you to AI Builder, teaches you how to build models, and explains how you can use them in Power Apps and Power Automate.

Modules in this learning path

  • Manage models in AI Builder
    5 Units
    25 min

    Understand your model, model versions, and model sharing in AI Builder.

  • Get Started with AI Builder
    6 Units
    30 min

    This self-paced module helps you build an AI model from the ground up, and helps you use it in your business without writing a single line of code.

4 hr 35 min
Is the Power Platform new to your organization? Are you looking to better understand how you can improve your organization’s productivity, without compromising your security posture, while enabling governance? Take this learning path, to identify best practices for securing and governing Power Automate environments. We will share tools and templates that can be used to ensure you are productive as you secure and govern the Power Platform.

Modules in this learning path

  • Introduction to Power Automate security and governance
    7 Units
    47 min

    Do you want to learn about how to help secure and govern Power Platform apps like Power Automate? This module focuses on introducing Power Platform environments and their role in creating Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies by using examples and use cases. A brief introduction and overview of tools will also be discussed, including Power Platform and Power Automate Admin experiences and the Power Platform Center of Excellence (COE) toolkit.

  • Plan and manage your Power Automate environment
    9 Units
    58 min

    Every organization has unique requirements based on their size, location, data residency requirements, and desire for democratized access to tools like Power Apps and Power Automate. This module discusses considerations that impact how an organization chooses to secure and govern their Power Platform environments.

  • Implementation recommendations for Power Automate environments
    11 Units
    1 hr 14 min

    Do you want prescriptive recommendations for how organizations should choose to implement security and governance? This module will provide recommendations based on popular use cases, including Office 365 and Dynamics 365 configurations. In addition, edge cases such as custom and HTTP connectors are discussed. Tooling will also be discussed, including the DLP Editor Tool, from the Center of Excellence (COE) toolkit, which allows administrators to understand the impact of the DLP change that they are about to make.

  • Manage environmental changes in Power Automate
    8 Units
    55 min

    Learn best practices for communicating changes to Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies, find out about how people are using Power Automate, discover who in your organization is creating and sharing flows, learn what connections are being used within your Power Automate environments, and observe how connections are established within your Power Automate environments.

  • Use templates to enforce governance policies in Power Automate
    6 Units
    41 min

    Microsoft provides many templates in Power Automate that administrators can use to enforce governance policies and increase visibility of assets that are being created within a customer’s tenant. This module will identify some existing templates that you can use to provide administrators with greater visibility.

  • Manage solutions in Power Automate
    8 Units
    51 min

    Learn how to manage solutions in Microsoft Power Automate.