Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant Training (PL-200)

Course 8587

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

This 4-day hands-on Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant training covers the four essential products within Power Platform: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents, with an additional focus on Microsoft Dataverse, AI Builder, connectors, and portals.

You will learn to perform discovery, capture requirements, engage subject matter experts and stakeholders, translate requirements, and configure Microsoft Power Platform solutions and apps. In addition, the hands-on labs will allow you to create application enhancements, customize user experiences, systems integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and custom visualizations.

    PL-200 Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    PL-200 Course Benefits

    Work with an organization to gather requirements and implement Power Platform solutionsBuild model-driven, canvas, and portal appsCreate Power Automate flowsDesign a simple chatbot using Power Virtual AgentsAnalyze data using Power BI visualizations and dashboards

    PL-200 Training Outline

    Recommended Experience:

    Attendees in this course should have experience with Power Platform at the level of Learning Tree Course 8571, Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals Training (PL-900), and:

    • Experience as an IT professional or student.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Power Platform and its key components.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Dataverse (or general data modeling) and security concepts.

    Who should attend?

    A Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant is responsible for creating and configuring apps, automation, and solutions. They act as the liaison between users and the implementation team. The functional consultant promotes the utilization of solutions within an organization. The functional consultant may perform discovery, engage subject matter experts and stakeholders, capture requirements, and map requirements to features. They implement components of a solution, including application enhancements, custom user experiences, system integrations, data conversions, custom process automation, and simple visualizations.

    Exam Information

    This class prepares an individual for Exam PL-200: Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant.

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Identify the key components of Microsoft Power Platform
    • Describe the role of a functional consultant


    • Microsoft Power Platform overview

    Lab: Validate lab environment

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Engage stakeholders with demos
    • Create table (entity) relationship diagrams
    • Design integrations
    • Interact with consultant and customer organization teams


    • Consultant skills overview
    • Create and validate documentation
    • Engage stakeholders
    • Perform quality assurance
    • Configure integrations

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Understand tables, columns, rows, and relationships
    • Configure a data model in Dataverse
    • Work in an environment within the Microsoft Power Platform admin center


    • Work with the data model
    • Create and manage processes
    • Work with AI Builder
    • Configure Dataverse settings
    • Import and export data
    • Use tabular reporting options
    • Configure security settings

    Lab: Create an app

    Lab: Create tables and columns

    Lab: Create relationships

    Lab: Additional table options

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Connect to data in Power Apps
    • Build a Power App
    • Design an application user experience


    • Make model-driven apps
    • Make canvas apps
    • Make portal apps

    Lab: Build dashboards

    Lab: Modify views

    Lab: Modify forms

    Lab: App designer

    Lab: Canvas app fundamentals

    Lab: Work with data and services

    Lab: User experience

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Create flows
    • Create business process flows
    • Understand UI flows


    • Build flows
    • Build business process flows
    • Build UI flows

    Lab: Build a business process flow

    Lab: Add branching to business process flow

    Lab: Build approval flow

    Lab: Create a flow

    Lab: Create users

    Lab: Create a security role

    Lab: Configure a new business rule

    Lab: Advanced business rules

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Create a chatbot
    • Include a flow in a chatbot
    • Create topics and entities


    • Create a chatbot
    • Configure topics
    • Automate and integrate
    • Configure entities
    • Test and publish chatbots

    Lab: Create a chatbot

    In this Module, you will learn how to:

    • Create visualizations
    • Consume data in Power BI
    • Export data visualizations for stakeholders


    • Get started with Power BI
    • Model data in Power BI
    • Create visualizations
    • Create dashboards
    • Publish and share in Power BI

    Lab: Build a Word template

    Lab: Build an Excel template

    Lab: Import data

    Lab: Duplicate detection

    Lab: Export data

    Lab: Bulk delete

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    PL-200 FAQs

    Yes, this class preps you for the PL-200 Certification Exam!

    Yes, this class replaces Learning Tree class 8544: Microsoft Power Platform + Dynamics 365 Core and Microsoft Exam MB-200.

    Yes, this course helps prepare you for the Dynamics 365 Marketing Functional Consultant Associate certification.

    This course, Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant Training (PL-200), and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing Training (MB-220). It is required you pass both Microsoft exams to achieve certification.

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