Introduction to Microsoft Power Automate

Create and automate workflows to integrate them into your business applications.
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  • Duration: 1 day
  • Regular price: $650
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Course outline

Duration : 1 day

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Power Automate lets you create and automate workflows and tasks to integrate into your business applications (or apps). In this training, you will learn how to automate certain repetitive tasks and make your business processes more efficient.


This training is for users who want to learn how to automate business processes using Power Automate.


There are no prerequisites for this course, although knowledge of the Office 365 environment and its applications would be an asset.


  • Learn about Power Platform’s history and positioning;
  • Understand environment management;
  • Identify Power Automate’s process automation possibilities;
  • Understand connection possibilities;
  • Explore data gateway;
  • Create cloud flows;
  • Understand different triggers;
  • Use approval actions and conditions;
  • Create cloud flows that follow business rules;
  • Create Power Automate buttons;
  • Design business process flows;
  • Understand how to use desktop flows;
  • Extend functionality with AI Builder;
  • Keep control over your flows;
  • Troubleshoot your flows.

Teaching method

Example- and demonstration-based instruction with directed exercises.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Microsoft Power Automate

  • Learn about Power Automate
  • Understand Power Automate components
  • Identify Power Automate technologies
  • Understand different ways to automate processes
  • Understand Power Automate environments
  • Understand connections to services
  • Identify different licences
Chapter 2: Using connectors
  • Learn about connector options
  • Understand ins and outs of connecting to services with Power Apps
  • Identify when to use an on-premises data gateway
  • Use data loss prevention strategies
Chapter 3: Getting started with Power Automate flows
  • Learn about cloud flow triggers
  • Create your first cloud flow
  • Use dynamic data fields
  • Receive text and email notifications
  • Carry out file operations using flows
  • Create recurring cloud flows
  • Work with approval requests
  • Use conditional actions
  • Create cloud flows that use databases
  • Integrate Power Apps, Power Automate and SharePoint
  • Use expressions in your cloud flows
Chapter 4: Using Power Automate buttons
  • Learn about Power Automate buttons
  • Learn about different types of Power Automate buttons
  • Create a Power Automate button
  • Use trigger tokens
  • Create a Power Apps trigger
  • Learn how to share a Power Automate button
  • Manage permissions for Power Automate buttons
  • Use data loss prevention strategies
Chapter 5: Using business process flows
  • Learn about business process flows
  • Create a business process flow
  • Integrate a flow into a business process flow
  • Add a condition to a business process flow
Chapter 6: Using robotic process automation
  • Learn about desktop flows
  • Use Power Automate Desktop
  • Create a robotic web automation
  • Create a robotic desktop automation
  • Understand desktop flows with and without assistance
Chapter 7: Building AI into your processes
  • Get started with AI Builder
  • Discover available models in AI Builder
  • Understand why you need to train your model
  • Choose the right AI features
  • Add an AI Builder model to your flow
  • Learn about model lifecycles and versions
  • Share your AI models
Chapter 8: Administering Power Automate services
  • Discover Power Platform admin center
  • Analyze Power Automate service usage
  • Optimize Power Automate flow performance
  • Solve problems
  • Export and import Power Automate flows

Surround yourself with the best

Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Pierre-Edouard Brondel
Trainer and Desktop Application Consultant
Renowned as an educational expert in the IT and office technology field who has accumulated more than 25 years of experience, Pierre-Édouard is first and foremost passionate about human capital.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Trainer and Professional Efficiency Consultant
Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
Claude Marson
Claude Marson
Formateur et consultant TI
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