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Microsoft MS-4010 - Build Plugins and Connectors for Copilot for Microsoft 365

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Why study this course

This one-day course is designed to help you understand the extensibility options available for Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365. You learn about the different ways to extend Copilot, including building plugins and connectors, and how to choose the right option for your use case. The course also covers best practices for building high-quality plugins and connectors, as well as data, privacy, and security considerations.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe ways to extend Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365 to fit unique business needs, enriching user workflows.

  • Describe how Graph connectors can be used to enhance Copilot's data access and discoverability for real-time engagement.

  • Describe how plugins can expand Copilot's skills, allowing interaction with real-time data across Microsoft 365 apps.

  • Describe ways to build custom copilots using foundational models for specialised user interactions within Microsoft 365.

  • Describe the business value, benefits, and limitations of extending Copilot for Microsoft 365.

  • Examine use cases for different extensibility options.

  • Optimise your plugins for use with Copilot.

  • Apply best practices for building high quality plugins for Copilot.

  • Understand data, privacy, and security considerations for plugins and connectors.

  • Understand the purpose and functionality of Teams Message Extensions as plugins in Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365.

  • Learn how to set up a development environment and run the Northwind Inventory application.

  • Gain practical experience in running the application as a message extension in Microsoft Teams and Outlook.

  • Run the application as a plugin for Copilot for Microsoft 365 and experiment with prompting.

  • Develop skills in adding new commands to the application to expand the plugin capabilities and perform more tasks.

  • Understand the underlying code of the application and how it works in more depth.


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Who is the course for?

Whether you're a pro-code or low/no-code developer, this course helps you chart your path to extending and customising Copilot for Microsoft 365.


Course subjects

  • Microsoft Copilot extensibility fundamentals

  • Choose a Copilot extensibility development path

  • Guided Project - Build a message extension plugin with TypeScript (TS) for Microsoft Copilot


Prerequisites

None



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