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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations

Creating business process flows

Business process flows are now a part of Power Automate. This means you can create a business process flow with just a web browser!

You can use the Power Automate portal ( or the Power Apps maker portal ( to create and edit business process flows. There is no difference between these two portals as far as business process flows are concerned.

When you access the Power Automate portal and select the Business process flows tab, it looks as follows:

Figure 13.2 – Business process flows in the Power Automate portal

To create a new business process flow, click on the + New button and the following pop-up window will be displayed:

Figure 13.3 – Build a business process flow

In the previous screenshot, you can see that you need to give your business process flow a name. This is important as users will see this name on the left-hand side of the business process flow control.

When you...