Microsoft Certified: Power Automate RPA Developer Associate (PL500)

This four-day Microsoft certified course teaches how to automate time-consuming and repetitive tasks by using Microsoft Power Automate. They review solution requirements, create process documentation, and design, develop, troubleshoot, and evaluate solutions. Candidates work with business stakeholders to improve and automate business workflows. They collaborate with administrators to deploy solutions to production environments, and they support solution.

This training is a comprehensive preparation for the PL-500: Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer exam for obtaining the Microsoft Certified: Power Automate RPA Developer Associate certification.


Applicable solutions

Public class

4 days / 28 hours

Private class

On site / Virtual classroom
Minimum no. of participants: 5
4 days / 28 hours
Price on request
English or French
Training plan: 

Microsoft Power Automate RPA Developer (PL-500T00)

Module 1: Take your first steps with Power Automate for desktop

  • Introduction to Power Automate for desktop
  • Console overview
  • Flow designer overview
  • Create a simple flow

Module 2: Power Automate for desktop development essentials

  • Introduction to Power Automate for desktop development
  • Create a flow in the flow designer
  • Create conditionals and loops
  • Using subflows
  • Test and debug flows
  • Manage UI elements and images
  • Deploy exception handling

Module 3: Build your first Power Automate for desktop flow

  • Set up the environment
  • Explore Power Automate for desktop
  • Create your first Power Automate for desktop flow
  • Record Power Automate for desktop actions
  • Edit and test recorded actions

Module 4: Define input and output parameters in Power Automate

  • Set up in Power Automate
  • Define an input variable
  • Set input variables
  • Define output variables
  • Add UI elements and test

Module 5: Integrate desktop flows with Outlook connector in Power Automate for desktop

  • Setup process in Power Automate
  • Build a cloud flow that's triggered in Outlook

Module 6: Connect a cloud flow to desktop flows in Power Automate for desktop

  • Setup in Power Automate for desktop
  • Create a new cloud flow
  • Connect your cloud and desktop flows

Module 7: Use AI Builder to process invoice forms in Power Automate

  • Solution setup in Power Automate
  • Create a form processing flow
  • Add fields and collections of documents
  • Analyze and train a model
  • Integrate the model into a cloud flow

Module 8: Use the Teams connector in Power Automate

  • Work from an existing solution in Power Automate
  • Create an approval solution
  • Integrate with an existing desktop flow
  • Build communication with Outlook

Module 9: Run a Power Automate for desktop flow in unattended mode

  • Set up an unattended desktop flow
  • Create a new cloud flow that calls an existing flow in unattended mode
  • Perform a test run

Module 10: Optimize your business process with process advisor

  • Get familiar with process advisor
  • Create your first recording
  • Edit recordings and group actions
  • Analyze recordings and interpret results
  • Automation recommendations

Module 11: Handle variables in Power Automate for desktop

  • Create, edit, and use variables
  • Variable data types
  • Advanced data types
  • Input and output variables
  • Variable manipulation
  • Sensitive variables

Module 12: Automate repetitive tasks using loops in Power Automate for desktop

  • Introduction to loops
  • Loop actions
  • Simple loop actions
  • For each loop actions
  • Loop condition actions

Module 13: Adjust process behavior using conditional actions with Power Automate for desktop

  • Introduction to conditional actions
  • Conditional actions
  • The If group of actions
  • The Switch group of actions

Module 14: Configure flow control in Power Automate for desktop

  • Flow control actions

Module 15: Generate Power Automate for desktop flows by recording

  • Introduction to the Power Automate for desktop recorder
  • Create desktop flows using the recorder

Module 16: Configure exception and error handling in Power Automate for desktop

  • About exceptions
  • Exception handling

Module 17: Control file and folder handling in Power Automate for desktop

  • Folder actions
  • File actions

Module 18: Web automation in Power Automate for desktop

  • Launch, close, and handle browsers
  • Handle web pages and forms
  • Extract data from web pages
  • Direct web access and scripting

Module 19: Use Power Automate for desktop to interact with windows and applications

  • UI elements
  • Window handling and element interaction

Module 20: Excel automation in Power Automate for desktop

  • Launch, save, and close an Excel file
  • Read from an Excel document
  • Write to an Excel worksheet
  • Additional actions and features
  • Manage worksheets

Module 21: Automating email handling in Power Automate for desktop

  • Automate webmail services
  • Automate Outlook
  • Automate Exchange servers

Module 22: Automate system, workstation, and services actions in Power Automate for desktop

  • System and workstation actions
  • Services actions

Module 23: Communicate using message boxes in Power Automate for desktop flows

  • Message box actions

Module 24: Text manipulation in Power Automate for desktop

  • Text handling actions
  • Date time actions

Module 25: Simulate mouse and keyboard actions by using Power Automate for desktop

  • Mouse and keyboard actions

Module 26: Combine Power Automate desktop and cloud flows

  • Introduction to running Power Automate desktop flows from cloud flows
  • Run a Power Automate desktop flow from a cloud flow

Module 27: Database handling in Power Automate for desktop

  • Database actions

Module 28: Active Directory handling in Power Automate for desktop

  • Active Directory actions

Module 29: Scripting in Power Automate for desktop

  • Scripting actions

Module 30: OCR technologies in Power Automate for desktop

  • OCR actions

Module 31: Get started with custom connectors in Power Automate

  • Demo of the maker portal experience
  • Explore custom connector configuration options
  • Use a custom connector

Module 32: Configure custom connectors with authenticated APIs in Power Automate

  • Authentication options
  • Use APIs with Azure AD
  • Configure Azure Active Directory authentication
  • Share and move between environments

Module 33: Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform security and governance

  • Identify Microsoft Power Platform environments
  • Data Loss Prevention policies
  • Microsoft Power Platform Center of Excellence Starter Kit
  • One FREE attendance to the Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals (MS900) training - $695 value!
  • One voucher to take the exam - $225 value!
  • One year access to the class recording
  • 180 days access to the lab environment after class
  • Up to date courseware with Microsoft Learn
  • Microsoft course achievement badge

Candidates should have experience with JSON, cloud flows and Azure services, integrating solutions with REST and SOAP services, analyzing data by using Microsoft Excel, VBScript, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), HTML, JavaScript, one or more programming languages, and the Microsoft Power Platform suite of tools (AI Builder, Power Apps, Dataverse, and Power Virtual Agents).

Certification information: 

Exam characteristics:

  • Exam code: PL-500
  • Cost: $0 (included in your training)
  • Skills measured
    • Design solutions
    • Develop solutions
    • Deploy and manage solutions
    • All details...

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