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Dynamics 365: Power Platform test and deploy

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power platform business tools enable organizations to record customer interactions, maximize revenue opportunities, and improve customer loyalty as well as facilitating product, operational and human resources management. This course will teach you how to test and deploy your Power platform solutions.

About this course

The Microsoft Power platform helps organizations optimize their operations by automating routine tasks and standardizing best practices. This training provides a high-level overview of the capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform and provides a foundation for other Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform training offerings.

Join our globally recognized experts as they guide you through the managing your solutions and their deployment.

What you'll learn

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Enable and update first-party applications
  • Install third-party applications
  • Configure managed and unmanaged solutions
  • Update and patch solutions
  • Distribute solutions
  • Manage deployment of components
  • Create test plans


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Familiarity of business applications and the desire to customize and implement them for your business.

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Manage Instances and Applications

Description: In this module you will learn how to enable and update first-party applications; install third-party apps and configure using admin portals.

Brief objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to: Enable and update first-party apps. Install third-party apps.

  • Lesson 1: Overview
  • Lesson 2: Manage applications
  • Lesson 3: Module summary

Module 2: Manage Solutions

Description: In this module you will learn how to create manage and deploy solutions.

Brief objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to: Create, manage and deploy customizations with solutions.

  • Lesson 1: Solution concepts
  • Lesson 2: Planning and creating solutions
  • Lesson 3: Working with solution components
  • Lesson 4: Distributing solutions
  • Lesson 5: Working with managed solutions
  • Lesson 6: Module summary

Module 3: Additional Deployment Considerations

Description: In this module you will learn how to configure for mobile and deploy components such as Microsoft Flow.

Brief objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to: Configure for mobile. Deploy components.

  • Lesson 1: Configure settings
  • Lesson 2: Mobile configuration
  • Lesson 3: Module summary

Module 4: Documentation and Testing

Description: In this module you will learn how to design test plans and perform performance tuning.

Brief objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to: Create and use test plans. Locate performance tuning tools.

  • Lesson 1: Creating test plans
  • Lesson 2: User interface testing
  • Lesson 3: Performance optimization and tuning
  • Lesson 4: Documentation
  • Lesson 5: Engage with the customer
  • Lesson 6: Module summary

Course Staff

Julie Yack

Julie Yack

Microsoft MVP

Trainer. Author. Mentor. Learner. Advocate. Problem-solver. Photographer. Globetrotter. Julie Yack is a Microsoft Dynamics MVP serving clients around the globe. Julie is an accomplished author and publisher with several books on different technologies under her belt. Julie is a community leader; nationally, locally and online, serving on education committees and curriculum boards in Colorado, meeting with elected officials in Washington D.C., and as a founding member of and xRMVirtual online user group communities. Julie loves to spend her free time traveling with her husband and always looks forward to coming home to Colorado.

David Yack

David Yack

Microsoft MVP

David is the CTO of Colorado Technology Consultants based in Colorado. He is recognized as a Microsoft Regional Director and a Microsoft MVP. As a senior hands’ on technology and business consultant with over 20 years of industry experience, David enjoys developing applications on the Microsoft platforms, specializing in large system architecture and design. David focus is on helping clients migrate and build new applications on Microsoft technologies, as well as helping to mentor and train their staffs. David is a is a frequent speaker/trainer at user group, industry events and private company events around the world. Antarctica is the only continent David hasn't been on and he is accepting invitations. David has been on the author team of multiple .NET and Dynamics related books . He lives in Colorado with his wife. You can read his blogs at

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Microsoft MVP

Mark also known as nz365guy has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer for over ten years. He is worked with Microsoft Business Applications for over 15 years in various countries around the world for companies large and small. Mark cares about the people in this industry and wants to do everything he can to see as many people skilled and enabled to maximise their lives and careers. He can be found online at and is always open to helping anyone in the Microsoft Business Applications community to reach their full potential. Feel free to connect with him today.

George Doubinski

George Doubinski

Microsoft MVP

Architect. Coder. Author. Blogger. Speaker. Trainer. Specialist in all things difficult. If you cannot find George online committing code to github, writing for, talking on, or presenting at a conference, it must be a rare occasion when he sleeps, spends time with the family or travels from A to B.