Microsoft Free Online Course on Developing Business Applications

Microsoft is offering free online course on Developing Business Applications with Power Apps and Microsoft Flow. In this course, Students will learn how to your existing knowledge and it to improve business process in your organization.

In this six week course, applicants will learn how to build business apps that work on phones, tablets and browsers without writing any code.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 4-8 hours pw
Subject: Computer Science
Institution: Microsoft and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $99
Session: Self-Paced

Providers’ Details

We live in a mobile-first and cloud-first world. Computing is ubiquitous, and experiences span devices and exhibit ambient intelligence. Billions of sensors, screens and devices – in conference rooms, living rooms, cities, cars, phones, PCs – are forming a vast network and streams of data that simply disappear into the background of our lives.

About This Course

The way we do work today is fundamentally different than just a few years ago. Work happens on our phones, tablets and laptops everywhere we go: on manufacturing floors, in airplanes or at customer meetings. And yet, the apps we use to do business have been slow to keep pace with employee demand. Not every business problem can be solved with off-the-shelf solutions, but developing custom solutions has traditionally been too costly and time consuming.

Why Take This Course?

Students will learn how to use create apps that solve specific business needs, without writing code or struggling with integration issues. Students will learn how to focus on your data and business processes, and leverage the capabilities of Power Apps and Microsoft Flow to deliver a solution that works across phones, tablets and browsers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, and The Common Data Service are and where they fit in solving business scenarios
  • Generate business app that works on phones, tablets and browsers
  • Connect to multiple data sources, such as a list in SharePoint, an Excel table on OneDrive, a SQL database and more
  • Automate repetitive workflows using Microsoft Flow


Michael Blythe
Sr. Content Developer
Microsoft Corporation

Audrie Gordon
Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Jon Levesque
Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Merwan Hade
Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Sabin Nair
Sr. Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Jono Luk
Group Program Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Anne Frances Owen
Sr. Content Publishing Manager
Microsoft Corporation

Jonathan Sanito
Senior Content Developer


  • Understand basic concepts of data such as Excel tables
  • Knowledge of simple Excel formulas and basic programming logic will help

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
  • EdX offers honor code certificates of achievement, verified certificates of achievement, and XSeries certificates of achievement. Currently, verified certificates are only available in some courses.
  • Once applicant sign up for a course and activate their account, click on the Log In button on the homepage and type in their email address and edX password. This will take them to the dashboard, with access to each of their active courses. (Before a course begins, it will be listed on their dashboard but will not yet have a “view course” option.)

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