Power Platform course, PowerApps course, Microsoft Flow course, Power BI course, Dynamics 365 course

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Course Details

Title: T4D162 - Microsoft Power Platform Toolset Fast Track
Duration: 3 day
Price: £2,540 + VAT

Note: This course uses demos and labs based around typical Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement environment. However, what is learnt on the course applies equally to all other compatible Dynamics, Office and Microsoft online and hybrid environments.

About this Course:
Creating apps for your business just got easier. A powerful, point-and-click approach to app building makes it easy for anyone familiar with Microsoft Office to customise and extend Office 365 and Dynamics 365 and build a new category of apps.

PowerApps: Build apps in hours—not months—that easily connect to data, use Excel-like expressions to add logic, and run on the web, iOS, and Android devices
Microsoft Flow: Include powerful workflow automation directly in your apps with a no-code approach that connects to hundreds of popular apps and services.
Power BI: Make sense of your data through interactive, real-time dashboards and unlock the insights needed to drive your business forward

Read this Forrester Total Economic Impact study to learn how businesses reduce development costs and increase overall business efficiency and ROI by using PowerApps and Microsoft Flow.
See how one of our previous customers, Metro Bank, have made use of their new skills in this case study

Looking to Customise the Dynamics 365 CRM System itself? See our Customisation and Configuration fast track.

Audience Profile
This course is intended for individuals that plan to implement, use, maintain, or support the creation of automated workflows between your favourite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more. The training would be of interest to sales managers, service schedulers, administrators, office managers, CEOs involved with streamlining specific business tasks and automating Office 365 and Dynamics 365 processes.

Module 1: Overview of PowerApps Training, Common Data Service, and Flow
- How to connect to Dynamics 365
- Scenarios for using with Dynamics 365

Module 2: Building Apps that Extend Dynamics 365
- Quickly build custom apps that combine  data and actions from multiple apps
- Build automation without code that spans multiple apps
- Common Data Service - Store integration data needed by composition applications and automation

Module 3: Common Data Service Overview
- Scalable cloud data store
- Standard schema through a set of standardized entities
- Model is extending with custom entities and attributes
- Connectors
- Built-in synchronization with Dynamics 365 and Office 365

Module 4: Microsoft Flow Overview
- Build process automation that spans systems
- Visual designer to compose automations
- Connect to services to access data
- Built on top of Microsoft Azure Logic Apps
- On demand from PowerApps or triggered by event

Module 5: Creating flows using visual designer
- Creating Flows

Module 6: Downloading and using flow templates
- Downloading and using Flow templates

Module 7: Sharing Flows
- Sharing Flows

Module 8: Connecting Flow to other services (Social, SharePoint, Dynamics 365 and more!)
- Connecting Flow to other services

Module 9: Dynamics 365 Triggers
- Trigger on Create, Update or Delete from Customer Engagement Apps
- No triggers are currently available from Dynamics 365 for Operations

Module 11: Dynamics 365 Actions
- Create
- List
- Delete
- Get
- Update

Module 12: Dynamics 365 Workflows vs. Microsoft Flow
- Pros and Cons
- How to choose

Module 13: Overview
- Build web and mobile apps
- Visual designer to compose pages
- Connect to services to access data
- Shared with internal users or organization wide
- Simple publish, runtime player hosts application

Module 14: Visual Designer
- Overview of Designer
- Using Designer

Module 15: Creating mobile apps in PowerApps to run on all platforms
- Creating mobile apps to run on all platforms
- Creating mobile apps
- Creating mobile apps lab
- Automatically generating apps

Module 16: Running Custom Apps
- Using apps in browser via Dynamics 365
- Using apps on mobile via the PowerApps App

Module 17: Combining Flow and PowerApps
- Combining Flows and PowerApps

Module 18: Administration
- Administering Apps and flows and Apps for different users
- Administering Flows and Apps for Users Lab
- Administering Apps and flows and Apps for different environments

Module 19: What's New
- Customising the Common Data Service database
- Employing data loss prevention policies
- Encapsulating applications via environments
- Pricing/Subscription structure
- Provisioning CDS database
- Using Environment Security roles

Module 1: Introduction to Power BI
- What is Power BI used for
- The potential of Power BI

Module 2: Power BI Licencing options
- Power BI Free
- Power BI Pro
- Power BI Premium
- Power BI Service

Module 3: Employing Big Data Analytics
- Data connection options
- Create interactive reports and dashboards
- Ask natural-language questions about your data
- Share your tools with other members

Module 4: Embedding Power BI
- Embedding into Dynamics 365 dashboards
- Embedding into Microsoft Portals

Before attending this course, students must have:
• General knowledge of Microsoft Windows.
• General knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Note: Course content subject to change