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Power Automate Cloud Flows for Beginners

Duration: 1 day

Delivered as: 2 x 4 hour sessions or 1 x 8.5 hour day


This instructor-led course is an introduction to creating cloud flows with Power Automate on the Microsoft Power Platform. Cloud flows allow you to improve productivity by automating repetitive tasks and creating paperless processes. Interact with data from hundreds of data sources including Excel, Microsoft Dataverse, Oracle, Sales Force, SQL Server and more. Build sophisticated logic into instant, automated and scheduled flows in a low code, drag and drop user interface.


This course is designed to support anyone interested in process automation to increase productivity and streamline processes. IT or programming experience are not required. This topic is especially relevant to administrators and customizers of Dynamics 365 and Power Apps model-driven apps as Power Automate cloud flows are the preferred workflow engine for background processes in Microsoft Dataverse.

Topics Covered
  • Overview of Power Automate
  • Power Automate infrastructure
  • Power Automate basics
  • Cloud flow types
  • Cloud flow structure
  • Testing & troubleshooting cloud flows
  • Create cloud flows from templates
  • Use Outlook, SharePoint and Dataverse connectors in flows
  • Create approval flows and work with the approval center
  • Sharing and lifecycle management of cloud flows

Recommended Prerequisites

Prerequisites are recommendations, and while not required, they are highly advised to ensure a successful learning experience:

  • Familiarity with Excel formulas and conditional logic
  • Understanding of data, relational databases, and data structuring is helpful
  • Exposure to Dynamics 365 or Power Apps model-driven apps is helpful

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