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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
Tips and Tricks

Certification exams can be quite scary if you haven't taken one before. There is a lot you can do to help revise for the exam. You can also reduce your stress levels when taking the exam by getting your logistics sorted out well beforehand.

In this chapter, we will go over some tips and tricks for exam preparation, the exam objectives, how questions are phrased, and how to get ready for the exam. This chapter should make the exam day less stressful and more successful.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics: 

  • Reviewing the exam objectives
  • Understanding how exams are structured
  • Preparing for the exam
  • Tips when taking the exam
The tips you read here are what works for me. You may be different as everyone learns in different ways. Some people like to listen, some to read, and some to do. Most learners use a mixture of all three.