2 Days
Power Users \ Information Workers \ Citizen Developers
This Revision
Microsoft Power Platform
Delivery Method
Instructor Led Classroom
On Demand

This course provides students with hands-on experience and an in depth understanding of the Microsoft Power Platform.

The main components of the Microsoft Power Platform are presented and introduced, including PowerApps, Flow, PowerBI and Dynamics 365. Students will gain a detailed understanding of the individual products as well as where each product fits in to create a holistic business solution.

The concept of model driven apps is presented through Dynamics 365, the flexibility of PowerApps for data capture, automation of key business processes using Flow, and the power of data visualization through PowerBI.

No previous experience of the Microsoft Power Platform is needed to sit this course. This course applies to power and technical users and provides at foundation for subsequent learning and courses.


Audience profile

This course has been designed to apply to technical users of the Microsoft Power Platform.

It is recommended that attendees of this course have an existing working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook. However, this course assumes no prior knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform.


At course completion

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the main features of Microsoft Power Platform, including PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, PowerBI and Dynamics 365.
  • Understand how each component of the Microsoft Power Platform contributes to a holistic business solution.
  • Understand the concept of Model driven apps and Common Data Services (CDS).
  • Construct a custom Model using the Common Data Services (CDS).
  • Create a Model driven custom business app with PowerApps.
  • Create a Model driven custom App in Dynamics 365.
  • Construct a business process in a Microsoft Flow.
  • Connect Microsoft Flow to Dynamics 365 and PowerApps.
  • Using Microsoft Flow Templates and Services.
  • Building Microsoft Flow Conditions.
  • Build a PowerBI Report and Dashboard.
  • Surface PowerBI Dashboards inside a Dynamics 365 App.
  • Integrate PowerBI with PowerApps.
  • Integrate PowerApps and Dynamics 365.


Module 1: Introduction to Power Platform

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


  • Power Platform Overview
  • Identify when to use each Power Platform component application to create business solutions
  • Learn the value of using Power Platform to create business solutions


Module 2: Get Started with Power Apps

Learn about the value and capabilities of PowerApps, and ways organizations have leverage this technology to build simple applications for their business.


  • Power Apps Overview
  • How to Build an App Solution

Lab 1: How to Build a Basic Canvas App 1

  • Create Staff Canvas App
  • Complete the App

Lab 2: How to Build a Basic Canvas App 2

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


Module 3: Introduction to Common Data Service

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


  • Common Data Service Overview
  • Module Summary

Lab 1: Data Modelling

  • Create Environment and Solution
  • Create Entities and Relationships
  • Import Data
  • Explain what environments, entities, fields, and relationships are in common data service
  • Describe the difference between Common Data Service and Common Data Model
  • Explain use cases and limitations of business rules and process flows


Module 4: Get Started with Power Automate

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


  • Power Automate Overview
  • How to Build an Automated Solution

Lab 1: Build a Simple Flow

  • Create Visit Notification Flow
  • Create Security Sweep Flow
  • Learn the business value and features of Power Automate
  • See how Power Automate works and looks from the user's perspective
  • Build a simple flow


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.


  • Power BI Overview
  • How to Build a Simple Dashboard

Lab 1: Build a Power BI Report

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


Before attending this course, students must have:

No prerequisites required.