The Microsoft Power Platform helps organizations optimize their operations by simplifying, automating and transforming business tasks and processes. In this course, students will learn how to build Power Apps, Automate Flows and extend the platform to complete business requirements and solve complex business problems.


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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Create a technical design
Configure Common Data Service
Create and configure Power Apps
Configure business process automation
Extend the user experience
Extend the platform
Develop Integrations

  • Becoming a Solution Architect/Getting to know your customer

  • Define a Solution Architect
    Role of a Solution Architect on projects
    Project Methodology
    Getting to know your customer
    Group exercise - Getting to know your customer

  • Create a model-driven application in Power Apps

  • This module introduces you to creating a model-driven app in Power Apps that uses Common Data Service.

  • Get started using Common Data Service

  • This module will explain the concepts behind and benefits of Common Data Service. Creating an environment, entities, fields and options sets are also discussed.

  • Conceptualizing the design from requirements

  • How to lead the requirement collection effort
    Using fit gap analysis
    Pillars of good architecture
    Blueprinting the solution architecture
    Group exercise - Design from requirements

  • Project governance and working as a team

  • Solution Architect's role in project governance
    Techniques for keeping a project on track
    Scenarios that could cause a project to fail
    Group exercise - Project governance and working as a team

  • Create a canvas app in Power Apps

  • This module introduces you to Power Apps, helps you create and customize an app, and then manage and distribute it. It will also show you how to provide the best app navigation, and build the best UI using themes, icons, images, personalization, different form factors, and controls.

  • Power Platform Architecture

  • Key Power Platform architecture components
    Understand how platform design and limits influence solution architectures
    Updates and feature releases
    Understand how to communicate how the platform meets customer needs

  • Automate a business process using Power Automate

  • This module introduces you to Power Automate, teaches you how to build workflows, and how to administer flows.

  • Create a business process flow in Power Automate

  • This module introduces you to creating business process flows in Power Automate

  • Data Modeling

  • Data model influences
    Data model strategy
    Data types
    Data relationships
    Group exercise - Data modeling

  • Analytics and artificial intelligence

  • Planning and evaluating requirements
    Operational reporting
    Power BI
    Enterprise BI
    Pre-built insights and custom AI

  • Introduction to developing with Power Platform

  • This module is the first step in learning about platform, tools, and the ecosystem of the Power Platform

  • Extending the Power Platform user experience Model Driven apps

  • This module describes how to create client scripting, perform common actions with client script, and automate business process flow with client scrip. Learn about what client script can do, rules, and maintaining scripts. Discover when to use client script as well as when not to use client script.

  • Power Apps Architecture

  • Discuss options for apps and how to choose where to start
    Discuss app composition options
    Using components as part of your app architecture
    Considerations for including Portals as an app in your architecture
    Group exercise - Power Apps Architecture topics

  • Create components with Power Apps Component Framework

  • This module describes how to get started with Power Apps Component Framework with an introductory module on the core concepts and components. Then it shows you how to build a component and work with advanced Power Apps Component Framework features.

  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

  • Microsoft vision and Solution Architect's role in ALM
    Environment strategies
    Defning a solution structure for your deliverable

  • Extending the Power Platform Common Data Service

  • This module looks at the tools and resources needed for extending the Power Platform. We'll start with looking at the SDKs, the extensibility model, and event framework. This learning path also covers when to use plug-ins. Configuration of plug-ins as well as registering and deploying plug-ins.

  • Power Automate Architecture

  • Discuss options for automation and custom logic
    Review considerations for using triggers and common actions
    Explore using Business Process Flows (BPF) to guide users through business processes
    Group Exercise - Evaluate scenarios for Power Automate usage

  • Security Modeling

  • Solution Architect's role in security modeling
    Discovery and learning your client's environment
    Controlling access to environments and resources
    Controlling access to CDS Data
    Group Exercise - Security Modeling

  • Integrate with Power Platform and Common Data Service

  • This module describes how to integrate with Common Data Service using code by learning about Common Data Service API. Get an in-depth overview of options available with Common Data Service to integrate data and events to Azure.

  • Extend Power Apps portals

  • This module describes how to transform a content portal into a full web app interacting with Common Data Service. We will also cover the options available to customizers and developers to extend the portal functionality and integrate with Office 365, Power Platform, and Azure components.

  • Integration

  • Solution Architects role in Integrations
    What is an integration and why do we need it
    Platform features that enable integration
    CDS Event Publishing
    Scenarios for group discussion

  • Dynamics 365 Applications Architecture

  • Solution Architect's role when deploying Dynamics 365 apps
    Architecture Considerations for primary apps
    Group Exercise - App specific working groups evaluate requirements

  • Power Virtual Agents architecture

  • Introduction
    Chatbot options
    Chatbot concepts
    Best practices
    Integrate chatbots
    Power Virtual Agents in Microsoft Teams

  • Robotic Process Automation

  • Introduction
    Power Automate Desktop
    Recording and editing tasks
    Running desktop flows
    Process advisor

  • Testing and Go Live

  • Solution Architect's role with testing and go live
    Planning for testing
    Planning for go live


Candidates for this course design, develop, secure, and troubleshoot Power Platform solutions. Candidates implement components of a solution that include application enhancements, custom user experience, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations. Candidates will gain applied knowledge of Power Platform services, including in-depth understanding of capabilities, boundaries, and constraints.




Students should have an introductory knowledge of Power Platform Students should have development experience that includes JavaScript, JSON, TypeScript, C#, HTML, .NET, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, RESTful Web Services, ASP.NET, and Power BI


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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