Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate

Demonstrate the use of Microsoft Power Platform solutions to simplify, automate, and empower business processes for organizations in the role of a Functional Consultant.

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As a candidate for this certification, you:

  • Perform discovery.
  • Capture requirements.
  • Engage subject matter experts and stakeholders.
  • Configure business solutions by using Microsoft Power Platform tools and components.

You create:

  • Application enhancements
  • Tailored user experiences
  • Process automation

As a candidate, you implement the design provided by and in collaboration with a solution architect and the standards, branding, and artifacts established by user experience designers. You implement integrations with third-party applications and services. You generate training documentation, and you facilitate training and enablement.

You must interact and effectively communicate with members of a delivery team, stakeholders, and customer teams while championing for their success. You must have an understanding of application lifecycle management (ALM) practices for Microsoft Power Platform and quality assurance.

You should be familiar with using the following Microsoft Power Platform components:

  • Microsoft Dataverse
  • Microsoft Power Apps
  • Microsoft Power Automate cloud flows
  • Microsoft Power Pages
  • Microsoft Power Platform environments

You should have proficiency in:

  • Data modeling
  • User experience design
  • Requirements analysis

You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Skills measured

  • Configure Microsoft Dataverse
  • Create apps by using Microsoft Power Apps
  • Create and manage logic and process automation
  • Manage environments

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