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Microsoft Dynamics 365
Delivery Method
Instructor Led Classroom

PL-600T00: Power Platform Solution Architect


About This Course

The Solution Architect is responsible for the successful design, implementation, deployment and adoption of an overall solution. The Solution Architect ensures that the solution meets the customer’s needs now and in the future. In this course, students will learn about decisions a Solution Architect makes during an implementation, covering security, integrations, Power Apps architecture, Power Automate architecture, and more. This course is designed to give you an introduction to the Solution Architect role.


Audience Profile

Senior Consultants (both functional and technical) that aspire to be Solution Architects, or current Solution Architects that are new to the role.


Module 1: Introduction

Course introduction


Module 2: Becoming a Solution Architect/Getting to know your customer


  • Define a Solution Architect
  • Role of a Solution Architect on projects
  • Project Methodology
  • Getting to know your customer
  • Group exercise - Getting to know your customer


Module 3: Conceptualizing the design from requirements


  • How to lead the requirement collection effort
  • Using fit gap analysis
  • Pillars of good architecture
  • Blueprinting the solution architecture
  • Group exercise - Design from requirements


Module 4: Project governance and working as a team


  • Solution Architect's role in project governance
  • Techniques for keeping a project on track
  • Scenarios that could cause a project to fail
  • Group exercise - Project governance and working as a team


Module 5: Power Platform Architecture


  • Key Power Platform architecture components
  • Understand how platform design and limits influence solution architectures
  • Updates and feature releases
  • Understand how to communicate how the platform meets customer needs


Module 6: Data Modeling


  • Data model influences
  • Data model strategy
  • Data types
  • Data relationships
  • Group exercise - Data modeling


Module 7: Visualizations, Analytics, Reporting and AI


  • Planning and evaluating requirements
  • Operational reporting
  • Power BI
  • Enterprise BI
  • Pre-built insights and custom AI


Module 8: Power Apps Architecture


  • Discuss options for apps and how to choose where to start
  • Discuss app composition options
  • Using components as part of your app architecture
  • Considerations for including Portals as an app in your architecture
  • Group exercise - Power Apps Architecture topics


Module 9: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)


  • Microsoft vision and Solution Architect's role in ALM
  • Environment strategies
  • Defning a solution structure for your deliverable


Module 10: Power Automate Architecture


  • Discuss options for automation and custom logic
  • Review considerations for using triggers and common actions
  • Explore using Business Process Flows (BPF) to guide users through business processes
  • Group Exercise - Evaluate scenarios for Power Automate usage


Module 11: Security Modeling


  • Solution Architect's role in security modeling
  • Discovery and learning your client's environment
  • Controlling access to environments and resources
  • Controlling access to CDS Data
  • Group Exercise - Security Modeling


Module 12: Integrations


  • Solution Architects role in Integrations
  • What is an integration and why do we need it
  • Platform features that enable integration
  • CDS Event Publishing
  • Scenarios for group discussion


Module 13: Dynamics 365 Applications Architecture


  • Solution Architect's role when deploying Dynamics 365 apps
  • Architecture Considerations for primary apps
  • Group Exercise - App specific working groups evaluate requirements


Module 14: Power Virtual Agents architecture


  • Introduction

  • Chatbot options

  • Chatbot concepts

  • Best practices

  • Integrate chatbots

  • Power Virtual Agents in Microsoft Teams


Module 15: Robotic Process Automation


  • Introduction

  • Power Automate Desktop

  • Recording and editing tasks

  • Running desktop flows

  • Process advisor


Module 16: Testing and Go Live


  • Solution Architect's role with testing and go live
  • Planning for testing
  • Planning for go live



Students should have an existing working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform.  As a minimum, students should attend the prerequisite course ‘Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics 365’.

This course is intended for Technical students, Administrators and Developers. Students should have an existing working knowledge of Microsoft .Net and Visual Studio.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:


  • Manage and support Microsoft Dynamics 365 client devices, including the required hardware, software, phone and tablet environments.
  • Analyze the needs of an organization, create a deployment plan and deploy Microsoft Dynamics 365 to meet specific organization considerations
  • Design a data import plan and methodology. Perform a data import and manage data migrations with the Data Loader service.
  • Manage the Microsoft Dynamics 365 subscriptions, users, security roles and hybrid environments with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
  • Deploy, configure and manage multiple Microsoft Dynamics 365 instances including Sandbox and Production. 
  • Manage updates to the Microsoft Dynamics 365 environment using an update policy.
  • Learn how to integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365 with Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and OneDrive and OneNote. Manage Microsoft Social Engagement integration, Yammer integration, workspace collaboration with Office 365 Groups, and Delve integration.
  • Integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365 with third party custom applications and create custom Apps using App Designer, App Source and Power Apps
  • Configure, integrate and manage Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Outlook 
  • Manage and configure phone and tablet mobile apps for Microsoft Dynamics 365