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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
Microsoft 365 Integration

Collaboration with Microsoft 365 services is a major feature of the Power Platform, and understanding the capabilities and how to enable these features is a significant skill required by functional consultants. Generating documents from data is often a key requirement.

In this chapter, we will look at integrating Power Apps and Power Automate with Microsoft 365, Word, and Excel. 

The topics covered in this chapter are the following:

  • Understanding integration with SharePoint
  • Using Power Apps with Microsoft Teams
  • Using Power Automate with Microsoft Teams
  • Integrating Microsoft Teams with the Common Data Service
  • Creating Word and Excel templates

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to add a Power App to Microsoft Teams and create templates in Word and Excel.