PL-900 Power Platform Fundamentals

Event Dates:
13th-14th December
12th - 13th January

Learn the business value and product capabilities of Microsoft Power Platform. Create simple Power Apps, connect data with Dataverse, build a Power BI Dashboard, automate processes with Power Automate, and build a chatbot with Power Virtual Agents

1. Who should attend this course?

Candidates for this exam are users who aspire to improve productivity by automating business processes, analysing data to produce business insights, and acting more effectively by creating simple app experiences.

2. What are the prerequisites?There are no prerequisites for this course

3. What will we learn?

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Power Platform components
  • Describe Microsoft Dataverse, Connectors and AI builder
  • Describe cross-cloud scenarios across M365, Dynamics 365, Microsoft Azure and 3rd party services
  • Identify benefits and capabilities of Microsoft Power Platform
  • Identify the basic functionality and business value Microsoft Power Platform components
  • Implement simple solutions with Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents

4. Learning Methods

4.1 Physical Classroom

At our training centre in the West Midlands, you will be able leave behind the distractions of your work life and immerse yourself in learning. Refreshments and lunch are complementary.

4.2 Virtual Classroom

Using Microsoft Teams as our communication platform, we are able to offer an interactive and engaging learning experience in a virtual classroom.

5. Course Outline

5.1 Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform

Learn about the components of Microsoft Power Platform, ways to connect data, and how organizations can leverage this technology to create business solutions.

5.1.1 Lesson

  • Microsoft Power Platform Overview
  • Module Summary

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify when to use each Microsoft Power Platform component application to create business solution
  • Learn the value of using Microsoft Power Platform to create business solutions
  • Learn the components and features of Microsoft Power Platform

5.2 Module 2: Introduction to Microsoft Dataverse

Dataverse allows you to delve into powerful, scalable data solutions in the cloud. Learn what makes Dataverse tick and how it can work with Microsoft Power Platform to create unique and efficient business solutions.

5.2.1 Lesson

  • Microsoft Dataverse Overview
  • Module Summary

5.2.2 Lab: Data Modelling

  • Create Solution
  • Add Existing and Create New Tables
  • Create Relationships
  • Import Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between Dataverse and Common Data Model
  • Explain use cases and limitations of business rules and process flows
  • Explain what environments, tables, columns, and relationships are in Dataverse

5.3 Module 3: Get Started with Power Apps

Learn about the value and capabilities of Power Apps, and ways other organizations have leveraged this technology to build simple applications for their business.

5.3.1 Lesson

  • Introduction to Power Apps
  • How to build a canvas app
  • How to build a model-driven app
  • Introduction to Power Apps portals

5.3.2 Lab: How to build a canvas app, part 1

Create Staff Canvas App
Complete the App

5.3.3 Lab: How to build a canvas app, part 2

  • Create Security Canvas App

Lab: How to build a model-driven app
Customize Views and Forms
Create Model-Driven Application

5.3.4 Lab: How to build a Power Apps portal

  • Provision a Power Apps portal
  • Create a Portal Webpage
  • Change the Portal Theme

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn how other organizations digitize their processes using Power Apps
  • See Power Apps in action and learn options for making your first app
  • Learn about what Power Apps is and its business value

5.4 Module 4: Get Started with Power Automate

Learn how users can leverage Power Automate to improve business efficiency and productivity.

5.4.1 Lesson

  • Power Automate Overview
  • How to Build an Automated Solution

5.4.2 Lab: Power Automate

  • Create Visit Notification flow
  • Create Security Sweep Flow

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • See how Power Automate works and looks from the user’s perspective
  • Build a simple flow
  • Learn the business value and features of Power Automate

5.5 Module 5: Get Started with Power BI

Learn how organizations can use Power BI to easily clean, display, and understand data to ensure better informed decisions.

5.5.1 Lesson

  • Power BI Overview
  • How to Build a Simple Dashboard

5.5.2 Lab: How to build a simple dashboard

  • Create Power BI Report
  • Create Power BI Dashboard

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • See how Power BI works and looks from the user’s perspective
  • Learn how to build a simple Power BI dashboard
  • Describe the business value and features of Power BI

5.6 Module 6: Introduction to Power Virtual Agents

Learn about the value and capabilities of Power Virtual Agents and ways organizations can leverage this technology to build chatbot solutions for their business.

5.6.1 Lesson

  • Power Virtual Agents overview
  • How to build a chatbot

5.6.2 Lab: How to build a basic chatbot

  • Sign up for PVA and Create a New Bot
  • Create Topics
  • Test Topics
  • Change the Greeting
  • Publish the Bot

After completing this module, students will be able to

  • Describe the business value and features of Power Virtual Agents
  • Build a basic chatbot
  • Learn essential components that make up Power Virtual Agents and chatbots

6. Why train with Vantage 365?

If you are considering booking some training for yourself or the people in your organisation, then you need to understand why you would want to train with Vantage 365. Here are just a few reasons why!

6. 1 Passionate trainers

All trainers with Vantage 365 are passionate about what they do, the technology they work in, and love to share their knowledge with other people. We have a mixture of Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals and industry leading experts who not only teach the course material, but they also share with you their own experiences to give you the best grounding going forward.6.2

6.2 Support available post-course

Learning doesn’t finish with the end of the course, we will provide additional support following the exam with two drop-in virtual lunchtime sessions, where you can ask additional questions. We will also provide you with a free practice exam and exam voucher so that you can feel confident in passing your certification exam.

6.3 Continually improving

Every delegate completes a course completion feedback form which is automatically sent to them after the course has been completed. The feedback we receive is constantly reviewed and feeds into our programme of continuous improvement.

6.4 Official certification and bespoke courses

We maintain flexibility in our approach and understand that the official courses don’t always spend as much time in certain areas as we would like. We can develop and tailor courses to your specific needs to ensure that your training objectives are met.

6.5 Flexible training schemes

Whether you want to purchase individual training courses or build a training partnership with us we will work to accommodate you. You can purchase a bank of training days which can be used with any of the training courses which we offer and are valid for a period of 12 months. Purchasing a bank of training days allows a discount of 20% on RRP.

6.6 Location

Our training centre is located on The Waterfront in the West Midlands, located just 10 miles from Junction 4 on the M5, and within an hour of Birmingham Airport. If you don’t want to come to us, then we can deliver a course at your premises or in a virtual classroom.

7. Find out more!

Speak to us, without obligation, to find out more about we can help you to fulfil your training requirements.
Telephone: 01384 593 720
Email: hello@vantage365.co.uk