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Microsoft Power Automate Essentials

The goal of this course is to provide you with the knowledge to create and work with Power Automate. The course will emphasise hands-on experience, with a series of self-guided exercises integrated into the training.

You will discover how to open Power Automate from a browser and use it to automate and manage business processes.

This course will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Understand what Flow is and how it works
  • Build flows from existing or blank templates
  • Understand how to work with triggers, actions and conditions
  • Create Instant flows and work with approvals

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Learning Objectives

  • Work with the Power Automate interface
  • Create new Flows from a template
  • Analyse a Flow’s success through Run History and Analytics
  • Create custom Flows from blank
  • Work with Scopes and Parallel Branch features
  • Create Instant Flows
  • Work with Approvals


This course requires delegates to meet the following prerequisites:

  • A basic understanding of Windows 7 or later versions
  • Experience using a web browser
  • A general knowledge of using Office 365
  • Some basic knowledge of programming and HTML is useful but not essential

Please Note: If you attend a course and do not meet the prerequisites you may be asked to leave.

Course Content

Module 1: Understanding Power Automate

  • Power Automate Plans
  • Logging into Power Automate
  • The Power Automate Interface

Module 2: Creating a Flow from a Template

  • Using a Template to create a Flow
  • Managing your Flows

Module 3: Creating a Flow from Blank

  • Data Connectors
  • Planning a Flow
  • Types of Blank Flow
  • Creating an Automated from Blank Flow
  • Adding Actions
  • Adding Data to Actions
  • Names and Comments
  • Adding Message Content
  • Completing and Running a Flow
  • Utilising Controls
  • Working with Scopes
  • Copying Actions
  • Parallel Branches

Module 4: Instant Flows

  • Creating an Instant Flow
  • Starting an Instant Flow

Module 5: Approvals

  • The Approvals Data Connector
  • Sequential and In Parallel Actions
  • Working with Approval Results
  • Responding to Approvals
  • Run Only Users

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