In current digital period the operation of successful and efficient company is no longer conceivable without applications, which support its internal functions. Use of proper tools allows for employees to acquire from data the highest value, improve efficiency of procedures, reduce manual work and increase the total efficiency of work. Development of no-code and low-code software and development of apps gives an opportunity for everyone to automate workflows and develop application, which makes the daily life of a company or institution more efficient.

In this module basic principles of software and system design, as well as development and test methods will be learned. The gained knowledge about application development will allow to develop applications, which will help to simplify, modify and automate business procedures for more efficient company or institution operation. 

In Short

Programme start with online webinars: January 2021*

Programme duration: 8 weeks

Programme intensity: 32 academic lessons

Programme manager: Raita Rollande, associated professor of the Faculty of Information Technology of the Ventspils University of Applied Sciences

Programme language: English

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*Program course that will be led by program leader and experts, will start on January 2021, but we are offering opportunity to start your learning path now, find below your learning path.

Block 1 (Describe the business value of Power Platform)

  1. Power Platform - Introduction, business value, and demos
  2. Introduction to Power Platform
  3. Introduction to Power Apps
  4. Introduction to Power Platform developer resources
  5. Get started with configuration in Dynamics 365
  6. Manage dynamics 365 model-driven app settings and security

Block 2 (Identify the core components of Power Platform)

  1. Introduction to Common Data Service
  2. Introduction to model-driven apps and Common Data Services
  3. Get started with Common Data Services
  4. Get started with AI Builder
  5. Manage models in AI Builder

Block 3 (Demonstrate the capabilities of Power BI)

  1. Discover data analysis
  2. Get started building with Power BI
  3. Introduction to Power BI
  4. Get data with Power BI Desktop
  5. Get data in Power BI (For advanced learners)
  6. Clean, transform, and load data in Power BI (For advanced learners)
  7. Model data in Power BI
  8. Use visuals in Power BI
  9. Explore data in Power BI
  10. Publish and share in Power BI
  11. Use DAX in Power BI Desktop (For advanced learners)
  12. How to build a simple dashboard

Block 4 (Describe the capabilities of Power Apps)

  1. Get started with Power Apps
  2. Canvas app
    1. Customize a canvas app in Power Apps
    2. Manage apps in Power Apps
    3. Author a basic formula to change properties in a Power Apps canvas app
    4. Author a basic formula to change behaviors in a Power Apps canvas app
    5. Author a basic formula that uses tables and records in a Power Apps canvas app
  3. Model-Driven app
    1. Introduction to model-driven apps and Dataverse
    2. Get started with Dataverse
    3. Get started with model-driven apps in Power Apps
    4. Configure forms, charts, and dashboards in model-driven apps
  4. Portals
    1. Introduction to Power Apps portals
    2. Explore Power Apps portals
    3. Discover Power Apps portals features
    4. Power Apps portals architecture
    5. Explore Power Apps portals Studio

​​​​​​​Block 5 (Demonstrate the capabilities of Power Automate)

  1. Introduction to Power Automate
  2. How to build an automated solution
  3. Get started with Power Automate
  4. Introduction to Business Process flows in Power Automate
  5. Create an immersive business process flow in Power Automate
  6. Understand advanced business process flow concepts in Power Automate
  7. Introduction to expressions in Power Automate

Block 6 (Demonstrate the business value of Power Virtual Agents)

  1. Introduction to Power Virtual Agents
  2. How to build a basic chatbot
  3. Get started with Power Virtual Agents bots
  4. Enhance Power Virtual Agents bots
  5. Manage topics in Power Virtual Agents