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Exam PL-900 Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals (Video)

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  • Copyright 2023
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-767837-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-767837-2

5+ Hours of Video Instruction

Prepare for Exam PL-900 Power Platform Fundamentals and demonstrate foundational-level knowledge of Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and their business value.


This self-paced instructional video introduces you to Microsoft Power Platform technologies. Learn how you can improve processes and outcomes with low-code tools and apply what you learn to the PL-900 Power Platform Fundamentals exam.

If you're planning to take Exam PL-900 Power Platform Fundamentals, this video covers the skills measured by the exam in a logical way for learning the technologies and preparing for the exam.

Throughout each lesson, Microsoft certified trainer and technical author Craig Zacker describes key concepts and guides you through the important exam objectives with discussions and walk-throughs.

Skill Level:

  • Beginner

Learn How To:

  • Describe the business value of Microsoft Power Platform
  • Identify foundational components of Microsoft Power Platform
  • Demonstrate the capabilities of Power BI
  • Demonstrate the capabilities of Power Apps
  • Demonstrate the capabilities of Power Automate
  • Demonstrate complementary Microsoft Power Platform solutions

Who Should Take This Course:

Business users, functional consultants, or other professionals who want to improve productivity by automating business processes, analyzing data, creating simple app experiences, or developing business enhancements to Microsoft cloud solutions.

Course Requirements:

  • Foundational IT skills

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Sample Content

Table of Contents



Lesson 1: Describe the business value of Microsoft Power Platform services

     1.1 Introducing Power Platform components

     1.2 Gain insights into data by using Power BI

     1.3 Build applications quickly by using Power Apps

     1.4 Automate processes by using Power Automate

     1.5 Use connectors to integrate services and data

     1.6 Create powerful chatbots by using the Power Virtual Agents web app and Power Virtual Agents in Microsoft Teams

Lesson 2: Describe the business value of extending business solutions by using Microsoft Power Platform

     2.1 Describe how Microsoft Power Platform business solutions work together with Microsoft 365 apps and services

     2.2 Describe how Microsoft Power Platform apps work together with Dynamics 365 apps

     2.3 Describe how Microsoft Power Platform business solutions can consume Microsoft Azure services including Azure Cognitive Services

Lesson 3: Describe Microsoft Power Platform administration and security

     3.1 Describe how Microsoft Power Platform implements security including awareness of Microsoft Dataverse security roles, Azure Identity Services, and Access Management

     3.2 Describe where to perform specific administrative tasks including Microsoft Power Platform admin center and Microsoft 365 admin center

     3.3 Describe environments

     3.4 Describe how Microsoft Power Platform supports privacy and accessibility guidelines

Lesson 4: Describe Microsoft Dataverse

     4.1 Describe the difference between databases and Dataverse

     4.2 Describe tables, columns, and relationships

     4.3 Describe business logic uses including business rules, real-time workflows, and actions

Lesson 5: Describe Connectors

     5.1 What are connectors?

     5.2 Describe triggers including trigger types and where triggers are used

     5.3 Describe licensing options for connectors including standard or premium tier

Lesson 6: Identify common Power BI components

     6.1 Compare and contrast Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service

     6.2 Compare and contrast dashboards, workspaces, and reports

     6.3 Identify and describe uses for visualization controls including pie, bar, donut, and scatter plots and KPIs

     6.4 Describe the Power BI security model

Lesson 7: Connect to and consume data

     7.1 Identify available types of data sources including Microsoft Excel

     7.2 Describe how to use Power Query to clean and transform data

     7.3 Describe use cases for shared datasets

     7.4 Describe options for viewing Power BI reports and dashboards

Lesson 8: Build a basic dashboard using Power BI

     8.1 Create a Power BI report

     8.2 Create a Power BI dashboard

     8.3 Publish and share reports and dashboards

Lesson 9: Identify common Power Apps components

     9.1 Describe differences between canvas apps and model-driven apps

     9.2 Describe use cases for formulas

Lesson 10: Build a basic canvas app

     10.1 Describe types of data sources

     10.2 Use controls to design the user experience

     10.3 Publish and share an app

Lesson 11: Build a basic model-driven app

     11.1 Create a model-driven app from tables

     11.2 Modify forms

     11.3 Publish and share an app

Lesson 12: Identify common Power Automate components

     12.1 Identify flow types including cloud, desktop, and business process flows

     12.2 Describe how Power Automate uses connector triggers and actions

     12.3 Describe loops and conditions including switch, do until, and apply to each

     12.4 Describe the Power Automate apps including Power Automate Desktop, Power Automate mobile, and Power Automate portal

Lesson 13: Build a basic cloud flow

     13.1 Create a cloud flow by using the instant, automated, or scheduled flow template

     13.2 Modify a cloud flow

     13.3 Run a cloud flow

Lesson 14: Describe the capabilities of Power Virtual Agents in Microsoft Teams

     14.1 Describe use cases for Power Virtual Agentswithin Microsoft Teams

     14.2 Describe topics, entities, and actions

     14.3 Describe message nodes, question nodes, conditions, trigger phrases, and the authoring canvas

Lesson 15: Build and publish a basic chatbot

     15.1 Create a chatbot

     15.2 Launch a Power Automate flow from a chatbot



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