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Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals (PL900)

In today's fast-paced digital realm, the ever-increasing demand for efficient data management, streamlined workflows, and interactive applications has led to the rise of platforms like Microsoft's Power Platform. The PL-900 certification plays a pivotal role for professionals aiming to validate their expertise in harnessing the potential of this platform to its fullest extent. 

This Microsoft certified course helps participants learn the business value and product capabilities of Power Platform. Create simple Power Apps, connect data with Common Data Service, build a Power BI Dashboard, automate a process with Power Automate, and build a chatbot with Power Virtual Agents. 

This training is a comprehensive preparation for the PL-900 Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals exam to earn the Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals certification.

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Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals (PL-900T00)

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform

  • What is Microsoft Power Platform?
  • The business value of Microsoft Power Platform
  • Data Connectors
  • Data loss prevention, compliance, privacy, and accessibility
  • Pulling it all together

Module 2: Introduction to Dataverse

  • Overview of Dataverse
  • Identify tables and columns in Dataverse
  • Understand relationships
  • Environments in Dataverse
  • Business rules
  • Administer

Module 3: Introduction to Power Apps

  • What is Power Apps and what it can do for you
  • Customer case study - Heathrow Airport

Module 4: How to build a canvas app

  • Learn basic elements
  • Build a canvas app
  • Get started with functions in Power Apps

Module 5: How to build a model-driven app

  • Model-driven apps
  • Building blocks of model-driven apps
  • Design of model-driven apps
  • Create a model-driven app
  • Control security and share model-driven apps

Module 6: Introduction to Power Automate

  • What is Power Automate and the value it brings to you
  • Customer case study - TruGreen
  • Power Automate in action

Module 7: How to build an automated solution

  • Create a flow from a template
  • Build recurring flows
  • Build a button flow
  • Build an approval request

Module 8: Introduction to Power BI

  • What is Power BI?
  • Data modeling and visualizations
  • Security and administration
  • Customer case study – Miami Heat
  • Power BI in action

Module 9: How to build a dashboard

  • Connect to data
  • Transform data
  • Visualize data
  • Build a dashboard
  • Collaborate and share

Module 10: Introduction to Power Virtual Agents

  • What is Power Virtual Agents?
  • Components of Power Virtual Agents
Exclusives: 
  • Up to date courseware with Microsoft Learn

  • Microsoft course achievement badge

Prerequisites: 

No prerequisites for this course

Certification information: 

Exam Characteristics 

  • Exam code: PL-900 
  • Exam Title: Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals 
  • Exam Duration: 60 minutes 
  • Number of Questions: 60  
  • Questions Format: Multiple-choice, multiple-answer, scenario-based 
  • Passing Score: 700 out of 1000 
  • Cost: $99 USD 

Exam Topics 

  • 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  
  • All details...  

Understanding PL-900: A Comprehensive Overview 

PL-900, also recognized as the Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals certification, serves as an entry point for individuals seeking a foundational understanding of the Power Platform's components: Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI. This certification evaluates an individual's capability to leverage these tools for app creation, workflow automation, and data visualization. 

PL-900 Exam Details and Preparation 

The PL-900 exam comprehensively covers various aspects of the Power Platform, including but not limited to creating canvas apps, designing automated workflows, and generating compelling reports using Power BI. Aspirants preparing for this exam can benefit greatly from official study materials provided by Microsoft, including exam guides, online courses, and hands-on labs. Acquiring practical experience in utilizing the Power Platform tools is crucial for a comprehensive understanding of the exam topics. 

PL-900 vs. Other Certifications: Comparative Analysis 

While PL-100 delves into more specialized areas of app development, data modeling, and Power BI analytics, PL-900 lays the foundational groundwork across the entire Power Platform suite. 

Is PL-900 Worth Pursuing? 

Earning the PL-900 certification holds substantial value for individuals aspiring to dive into the realm of app creation, workflow automation, and data analysis using Microsoft's Power Platform. This certification serves as an ideal starting point, providing a strong foundation for more advanced Power Platform certifications. 

Common Questions about PL-900 (FAQ) 

Is PL-900 a Challenging Exam? 

The difficulty of the PL-900 exam varies based on an individual's familiarity with the Power Platform. Comprehensive preparation involving thorough study of exam objectives, hands-on practice, and leveraging official Microsoft resources can significantly aid in exam success. 

What Does PL-900 Certification Validate? 

PL-900 certification validates an individual's foundational understanding of building apps, automating workflows, and visualizing data using Power Platform tools such as Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI. 

How to Best Prepare for PL-900? 

Successful preparation for PL-900 involves studying the exam objectives in detail, utilizing official Microsoft study materials, practicing with sample questions, and gaining hands-on experience by working on the Power Platform. 

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