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Power Automate

Power Automate Classes

Explore the advantages of Power Automate and discover how it can be implemented in your business for approvals, monitoring accounts, managing work orders, generating notifications, monitoring deadlines, gathering data, archiving documents, and handling many other repetitive tasks. [More on Power Automate]

Virtual Classes: Our Power Automate classes are available virtually (online) with an instructor present for the entire course. You will be able to log in and use our Office 365 accounts during class. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

Introduction to Power Automate

(Prerequisite: If you have no experience with SharePoint, it is recommended that you take Introduction to SharePoint). Learn to use Power Automate and understand the benefits of automation and workflows for your business processes. Understand how to navigate Power Automate, use templates, and work with the Flow management page. Learn to build your workflow by adding, editing, and removing actions. Discover how to send emails with input options and update lists based on the response. Understand how to define your logic and core paths, and add conditions. Learn to set up a help desk or other types of routing workflows to send requests to the appropriate staff. Learn to automatically copy files, update lists, and archive information. Topics include using triggers, connectors, and managing flows.  [Course Outline]
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E2265 Fri., Dec. 3Virtual/WCAllan Crean

Intermediate Applications of Power Automate

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Power Automate.) Take your skills to the next level and develop more sophisticated workflows. Understand how to use forms to gather information for surveys and processing time off or other approval requests. Learn how to set up approvals for one person or for multiple approvers. Understand how to implement serial and parallel approvals and include custom responses. Discover how to effectively bring in data from a list using filters. Learn to automate document approvals, process requests, and extract information from other sources. Discover the power of using loops in your workflows to consolidate information. Learn how to store your settings in a list to give your automated routines more flexibility and avoid hard-coded text. Other topics include effective flow design, the Approval Center, and checking for incomplete items in a list. [Course Outline]
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E2266 Fri., Dec. 10Virtual/WCAllan Crean

Advanced Applications of Power Automate

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Power Automate.) Learn more advanced features in Power Automate that you can use to build flows. Discover the power of filter queries to select which items and which files you will use in your flow. Understand how to use the Compose action to handle static information and also to troubleshoot your flow. Learn to set up instant cloud lows that are triggered manually and how to incorporate inputs into a flow. Work with dates, format dates, and understand how to incorporate today's date into your flows. Learn to do bulk updates and delete or archive obsolete information. Understand how to use available functions and the expression builder. Learn to configure the settings on each action. Addtional topics include error-trapping and properly documenting your flows.  [Course Outline]
Fee: $279

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E2267 Fri., Dec. 17Virtual/WCAllan Crean

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in SharePoint Online, Power Apps, Teams, OneDrive, and other Office 365 apps.

For more information, please email info@cetc.umsl.edu.