Microsoft Power Platform

This Power Platform Fundamentals course is designed for anyone who aspires to improve productivity by automating business processes.

This Power Platform Fundamentals course is designed for anyone who aspires to improve productivity by automating business processes, analyzing data to produce business insights, and acting more effectively by creating simple app experiences.

Students do not need to have any experience with Microsoft Power Platform before taking this course; however, a basic level of familiarity with computer technology, data, and cloud computing is assumed.

About the Course

  • Asynchronous classes–you learn at your own pace.
  • Live office hours 2 hours per week
  • Full practice test.
  • Course includes taking the Microsoft Power Platform certification exam (PL-900).  

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In this course, you will learn the business value and product capabilities of the Microsoft Power Platform. Create simple Power Apps, connect data with Microsoft Dataverse, build a Power BI Dashboard, automate a process with Power Automate, and build a chatbot with Power Virtual Agents. All of these components will prepare you to take the Microsoft PL-900: Power Platform Fundamentals certification exam.

The University of Cincinnati provides all students as part of our certification programs access to career development tools and services through UC's NEXT Apprenticeship Program, including 1 on 1 career counseling and support. Students who complete our programs gain access to exclusive job boards, resume review tools, personal branding tools, and career guidance including resume reviews, networking, and interview skills.

UC is an approved provider of tech training eligible for the Ohio TechCred. Employers who are approved for this funding will be reimbursed for their employees training.

Prospective Students: Ask your employer to apply for the Ohio TechCred. Once they are approved, you may enroll and your employer will pay for your tuition. Once you complete the program and earn your certificate, your employer will be reimbursed.

About Your Instructor

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Nicholas Lotts

Senior IT Specialist, University of Cincinnati

Nick is an experienced Senior Information Technology Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Microsoft Enterprise and Cloud Technologies, Management, Information Security, and Troubleshooting.