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K2’s The ABCs Of Automation With Microsoft’s Power Platform

Course - K2's The ABCs Of Automation With Microsoft's Power Platform

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Major Topics

  • Overview of the Power Platform and its components
  • Review examples of business processes that may benefit the most from using automation
  • Discussion and demonstration of its low-code/no-code app development environment

Learning Objectives

  1. List the applications which make up the Power Platform
  2. From a list, identify significant differences in expected use cases and user bases for Microsoft Forms in Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Power Automate/Power Apps in the Power Platform
  3. Identify the Power Platform components used to solve common problems when creating process automation solutions
  4. Identify the major steps in automating business processes
  5. Identify two rudimentary process automation applications in Microsoft 365 and explain how the use cases for these applications differ from those for Power Platform.

Course Description

Automation and standardization are two of the keys to productivity, but most people who are not programmers are unsure where to start. Microsoft’s Power Platform is a comprehensive platform for creating automated workflows, integrations, and data-driven reports. Components include Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages, and Power Virtual Agents. Attend this session to learn about this platform and how everyone can use its low-code, no-code environment to solve process challenges.

Compliance Information

Intended Audience

Accounting and financial professionals seeking to automate workflows in their organizations

Advanced Preparation

None

Field of Study

Information Technology

Credits

2 Credits

Published Date

January 3, 2024

Course Authors

Brian Tankersley

Knoxville, TN
Speaker & Author, K2 Enterprises

Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com). He has also served as the technology editor for a major accounting industry publication. Mr. Tankersley has over 25 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, and has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005, and he is also one of the national instructors for Yaeger CPA Review.

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Overview

Automation and standardization are two of the keys to productivity, but most people who are not programmers are unsure where to start. Microsoft’s Power Platform is a comprehensive platform for creating automated workflows, integrations, and data-driven reports. Components include Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages, and Power Virtual Agents. Attend this session to learn about this platform and how everyone can use its low-code, no-code environment to solve process challenges.

Course Details

  • Overview of the Power Platform and its components
  • Review examples of business processes that may benefit the most from using automation
  • Discussion and demonstration of its low-code/no-code app development environment

  1. List the applications which make up the Power Platform
  2. From a list, identify significant differences in expected use cases and user bases for Microsoft Forms in Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Power Automate/Power Apps in the Power Platform
  3. Identify the Power Platform components used to solve common problems when creating process automation solutions
  4. Identify the major steps in automating business processes
  5. Identify two rudimentary process automation applications in Microsoft 365 and explain how the use cases for these applications differ from those for Power Platform.

Intended Audience — Accounting and financial professionals seeking to automate workflows in their organizations

Advanced Preparation — None

Field of Study — Information Technology

Credits — 2 Credits

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Published Date – January 3, 2024

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Course Authors

Brian Tankersley

Knoxville, TN
Speaker & Author, K2 Enterprises

Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com). He has also served as the technology editor for a major accounting industry publication. Mr. Tankersley has over 25 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, and has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005, and he is also one of the national instructors for Yaeger CPA Review.

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All of our self-study courses are NASBA approved (through our partners at K2 Enterprises) the revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards).

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