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Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example, entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Learn how to get started with the Microsoft Power Automate Desktop console and flow designer. The console helps you create and handle flows, while the flow designer is the development environment of the platform.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Explore the console and the flow designer.
  • Learn how to use the core features of the Power Automate Desktop platform.
  • Create and run a flow.


  • Power Automate Desktop should be installed