PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

The Power Platform Fundamentals Course (PL-900) is the entry level course into the Power Platform learning track. It’s key focus is on the “what?” and the “why?” rather than the “how?” which makes it a great course to figure out if the Power Platform is the right thing for you, or for your organisation.

If you are a business user, then the course will explain what the technologies are and how they could impact your job. If you are a decision maker, then having an understanding of the technologies will allow you to assess their impact on your organisation.

It will cover introductions and explanations around the key technologies in the Power Platform including Power Apps; Power Automate; Power BI; and Power Virtual Agent, as well as explaining Power Pages and AI Builder as well as some of the other advancements that are being introduced.

Key Details

Level: Beginner
Duration: 1 day
Related Exam: PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals

Who should attend this course?

Power Platform Fundamentals is suitable for individuals who want to explore the core capabilities of the Microsoft Power Platform and gain an understanding of how it can streamline business processes, create custom apps for a large number of business use cases, and gain insights from data to provide a great end-to-end user journey. The intended audience includes:

  • Business Users
  • Information Workers
  • Data Analysts
  • Power Users
  • Aspiring Power Platform Developers
  • IT Professionals seeking to understand the potential of the Power Platform
Power Platform Fundamentals Certification

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and articulate the core components of the Microsoft Power Platform.
  • Describe the functionalities of Microsoft Dataverse, Connectors, and AI Builder within the Power Platform.
  • Recognise the fundamental capabilities and business benefits of the Microsoft Power Platform components.
  • Create basic solutions using Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI, effectively addressing business needs and automating processes.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning Options

We can offer several learning options for this course, so please feel free to choose the one that suits you.

  • Physical course in our training room at Dudley Court South, The Waterfront, Brierley Hill.
  • Online course using Microsoft Teams as a virtual classroom.
  • At your location as a private course.

Public Course

Public course costs are inclusive of refreshments (physical courses only), courseware and lab access, and a practice exam voucher.

£480 per person *

* prices are stated exclusive of VAT

Private Course

Bring the instructor and the course directly into your organisation to maximise the learning benefits.

£4,670 per course *

Upcoming Power Platform Fundamentals Courses

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Power Platform Fundamentals Overview

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform 

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

Lessons 

  • 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 

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. 

Lessons 

  • Microsoft Dataverse Overview 
  • Module Summary 

Lab: Data Modeling 

  • Create a new Tables. 
  • Import Data 

After completing this module, students will be able to: 

  • Describe the difference between Dataverse and Common Data Model 
  • Explain what environments, tables and columns are in Dataverse. 

Module 3: Get Started with Power Apps 

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

Lessons 

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

After completing this module, students will be able to: 

  • Learn how organisations digitise 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. 

Module 4: Get Started with Power Automate 

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

Lessons 

  • Power Automate Overview 
  • How to Build an Automated Solution 

Lab: How to build an automated solution 

  • 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 

Module 5: Get Started with Power BI 

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

Lessons 

  • Power BI Overview 
  • How to Build a Simple Dashboard 
  • Lab: How to build a simple 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 

Module 6: Introduction to Power Virtual Agents 

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

Lessons 

  • Power Virtual Agents overview 
  • How to build a chatbot 

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. 

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