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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)
1
Section 1: Introduction
3
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
11
Section 3: Power Apps
15
Section 4: Automation
19
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
22
Section 6: Integrations

Integrate Power Apps with other apps and services (15–20%)

This part of the exam is about using the apps you build with other components in the Power Platform and with Microsoft Teams:

  • Integrate Power BI with Power Apps: This covers the skills required to create Power BI reports and dashboards, and then embed Power BI tiles in Power Apps and embed Power Apps in Power BI dashboards.
  • Implement AI Builder: You need to understand the capabilities of AI Builder and be able to create an AI model that you can use with Power Apps and Power Automate flows.
  • Integrate Power Apps with Microsoft 365: This set of skills requires understanding the different capabilities of Word, Excel, and Outlook templates, and how to create each of these templates. You need to be able to add a power app to Microsoft Teams.

This last set of skills brings us to the end of this objective domain.

Before we conclude the chapter, let's also have a look at other exams that might interest you.