Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

(PL-900.AA1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-456-8
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About This Course

Prepare for the PL-900 exam with the Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals course! Explore Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents through interactive lessons, quizzes, test preps, and real-world examples. This comprehensive course will equip you with the skills to develop low-code applications, automate processes, and leverage data analysis, making it an ideal choice for aspiring Power Platform Developers, Business Analysts, and IT Professionals seeking to excel in this dynamic field.

Skills You’ll Get

Earn the Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals certification by successfully passing the PL-900 exam. This exam validates your expertise in leveraging the Microsoft Power Platform to build low-code custom business applications, automate processes, and analyze data. Ideal for Power Platform Developers, Business Analysts, and IT Professionals looking to enhance their skills, this certification showcases your proficiency in utilizing the Power Platform to drive innovation.

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13+ Lessons | 254+ Exercises | 120+ Quizzes | 117+ Flashcards | 117+ Glossary of terms


50+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 50+ Post Assessment Questions | 100+ Practice Test Questions



  • What is Power Platform?
  • About the PL-900 Certification Exam
  • Why to Study Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals?
  • Preparing to Study Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals
  • Who Should Buy This Course?
  • How This Course is Organized
  • Conventions Used in This Course
  • Conceptual Requirements
  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals Exam Objectives

Getting Started with Power Platform

  • Overview of Power Platform
  • Understanding Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Common Data Service
  • Power Platform Custom Connectors
  • Power Platform Use Cases and Examples
  • Power Platform Architecture
  • Microsoft Dataverse Business Events
  • Power Platform License and Pricing
  • Introduction to Power Apps Studio
  • Connectors
  • Summary

Power Apps Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Power Apps
  • Data Connections and Sources
  • App Design and Customization
  • Power App Templates and Samples
  • Power Apps Deployment and Sharing Options
  • Power Apps Customization and Personalization
  • Difference between Canvas Apps and Model-Driven Apps
  • Use Cases and Capabilities of Canvas Apps
  • Use Cases and Capabilities of Model-Driven Apps
  • Summary

Power Automate Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Power Automate
  • Power Automate Features and Benefits
  • Creating a Power Automate Flow
  • Power Automate Triggers and Actions
  • Power Automate Custom Connectors and APIs
  • Power Automate Deployment and Sharing Options
  • Power Automate Flows
  • Summary

Common Data Services

  • Introduction to Dataverse
  • Tables, Columns, and Relationships in Microsoft Dataverse
  • Difference between Traditional Databases and Microsoft Dataverse
  • Business Logic in Microsoft Dataverse
  • Dataflows in Microsoft Dataverse
  • Integrating Dataverse with Power Platform and Other Microsoft Services
  • Microsoft Dataverse Business Events
  • Integration of Dataverse with Microsoft Services
  • Implementing the Integration
  • Summary

Power Virtual Agents

  • Introduction to Power Virtual Agents
  • Building a Bot from Scratch
  • Understanding the Conventional Flow
  • Create Topics from Existing FAQs by Using Suggest Topics
  • Integrating with External Services and APIs
  • Personalizing Conversations with Variables and Functions
  • Use-Cases of Power Virtual Agents
  • Topics, Entities, and Actions
  • Message Nodes, Question Nodes, Conditions, Trigger Phrases, and Authoring Canvas
  • Summary

Power BI Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Power BI
  • Compare and Contrast Dashboards, Workspaces, Reports, and Paginated Reports
  • Power Query
  • Data Sources and Connections
  • Uses for Visualization Controls
  • Views for Analyzing and Visualizing Data
  • Build a Basic Dashboard
  • Using Power BI Q&A to Explore your Data and Create Visuals
  • DAX (Data Analysis Expression)
  • Use AI Insights in Power BI Desktop
  • Power BI Service and Sharing Reports
  • Power BI Security and Governance
  • Summary

Model-Driven Apps

  • Introduction to Model-Driven Apps
  • Forms in Model-Driven Apps
  • Views in Model-Driven App 
  • Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
  • Summary

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Apps

  • Introduction to Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform
  • Dynamics 365 Components
  • Microsoft Power Platform Integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Apps
  • Microsoft Power Platform Integration with Microsoft Teams
  • Solutions Across Azure and Power Platform
  • Power Platform Integration with Microsoft Azure Services and Third-Party Applications
  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Power Platform Integrations with Power Pages
  • Security and Compliance in Dynamics 365
  • Summary 

Power Platform Administration

  • Power Platform Components and Capabilities
  • Microsoft Power Platform Security
  • Power Platform Administration and Management
  • Power Platform Environment
  • Privacy and Accessibility Guidelines in Microsoft Power Platform
  • Microsoft Power Platform Admin Center and Microsoft 365 Admin Center
  • Summary 

Build a Basic Cloud Flow

  • Understanding Cloud Flows
  • Creating a Simple Cloud Flow
  • Create a Cloud Flow by Using an Instant, Automated, or Scheduled Flow Template
  • Customizing and Modifying Cloud Flows
  • Build a Basic Desktop Flow by Recording Tasks
  • Testing and Debugging Cloud Flows
  • Integrating Cloud Flows with Other Power Platform Components
  • Flow Templates
  • Perform Data Operations
  •  Summary

Build a Basic Canvas App

  • Understanding a Canvas App
  • Creating a Simple Canvas App
  • Customizing and Modifying a Canvas App
  • Testing and Debugging a Canvas App
  • Integrating a Canvas App with Other Power Platform Components
  • Data Sources in a Canvas App
  • Controls to Design the User Experience
  • Summary

Complementary Microsoft Power Platform Solutions

  • Power Pages
  • Create and Manage Page Templates
  • Provide Access to External Audiences
  • AI Builder In Power Platform
  • Lifecycle to Create an AI Builder Model
  • Summary

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Multiple Choice Questions.

The exam contains 60 questions.

60 minutes


(on a scale of 100-1000)

  • If you don’t pass an exam the first time, you must wait 24 hours before retaking it.
  • A 14-day waiting period is imposed between all subsequent attempts (up to 5).
  • You may not take a given exam more than five (5) times within a 12-month period from the first attempt. If you failed the exam 5 times, you’ll be eligible to retake it again 12 months from the date of your first attempt.
  • You cannot retake an exam you’ve passed unless your certification has expired.
  • You must pay to retake the exam (if applicable.)

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