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Transform your Workflow with Microsoft Power Automate

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Wed Aug 14, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $200

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

In advance of each session, Tech Training will send you a Zoom link to your class and any required class materials.

This three-hour course will introduce helpful tips and tricks to improve productivity and reduce repetitive tasks by automating your workflow with Microsoft Power Automate.    

Formerly known as Microsoft Flow, Power Automate is a great Microsoft technology that enables you to integrate your software apps and services into a seamless workflow, allowing you to accomplish more with less effort.

This introductory class unveils the powerful secrets of Power Automate and lets you gain a solid grasp of its capabilities. As a result, it helps you rethink your current workflows and boost your productivity to a new level.

Learning Outcomes

During this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to:

  • Understand key terminology and components of automation flow terminology, including: connectors, triggers, actions, dynamic content, variables, and expressions
  • Build simple automations that can be triggered by specific actions or conditions
  • Experiment with powerful automations by integrating OneDrive, Google Drive, DropBox, or mobile contacts

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Power Automate and its capabilities
  • What is an automation flow?
  • Review of key terminology and components
  • How to create automations from templates
  • Build automation flows and specific triggers or actions
  • Experiment with automation across software programs and devices
  • Tips and strategies to master automation within Power Automate
Igor Ovchinnikov

Igor Ovchinnikov has been teaching software productivity classes for over 20 years. Stanford staff have enjoyed his training since around 2007. His training philosophy stems from a strong belief that learning is a perpetual cycle of new discoveries and improvement.

Custom training workshops are available for this program

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University IT Technology Training sessions are available to a wide range of participants, including Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and employees of Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, such as Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health.

Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.