Automate processes with Robotic Process Automation and Power Automate for desktop

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Business User
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Automate

Work with Power Automate for desktop to record Windows and Web applications, but also use out of box actions such as manipulating Excel documents as part of an end to end invoice processing solution.


Experience with Power Automate.

Modules in this learning path

This module introduces the basics of Power Automate for desktop flows and explains how to build the first flow to help automate a repetitive task.

This module defines input and output parameters for desktop flows, which will allow your flows to be more comprehensive and useful.

Gateways allow desktop flows to connect to other services and use robotic process automation (RPA) to its fullest potential. This module explains how to use those gateways as a foundation for integrating other technology with cloud flows.

This module will show how to build on an existing gateway to integrate Microsoft Outlook with a desktop UI flow.

This module explains how to integrate AI builder into an existing API-based flow to facilitate a robust automated process.

A fully automated process joins many concepts and capabilities in Power Automate. This module shows how to bring those concepts together to build a robust automation that involves multiple programs.

When building robotic process automation (RPA), you can't always monitor the flow. This module demonstrates the solution for this issue by explaining how to run your UI and API flows unattended.

With the process advisor capability in Power Automate, you can record existing business processes and analyze them to increase efficacy by tracking completion times and mapping various actions that are involved. The first step to automating a solution is knowing the process, and process advisor helps simplify that task.