Exam MB6-502:

AX 4.0 Product Builder

Published:October 05, 2006
Audience(s):Information Workers
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0
Type:Proctored Exam

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Preparing for an Exam
This certification exam measures your ability to do the following:
  • Understand and articulate how to set up and use the Product Builder module in Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0.
  • Work with item configuration-related functionality in the accounts receivable, accounts payable, production, project, customer relationship management (CRM), and inventory management modules.
Time requirements and questions
  • 90 minutes to complete the exam
  • 50 questions, with a passing rate of 70 percent
  • Multiple choice and multiple answer questions
Audience Profile
Individuals who want to obtain a certification on Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 Product Builder should take this exam.
Additional skills recommended:
  • General working knowledge of the production module in Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Knowledge of production practices among businesses
Credit Toward CertificationExam MB6-502: AX 4.0 Product Builder: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
Note This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Microsoft exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. Microsoft does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.
Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.

The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.
Setting Up the Product Builder Module (18 percent)
  • Set Up Modeling Variables
  • Create Variable Groups
  • Set Up User Profiles
  • Create Global Rules
  • Set Up Default Values
Creating Product Models (31 percent)
  • Create Product Model Header
  • Create Local Validation Rules
  • Attach Rules to Product Models
  • Attach Modeling Variables to Product Models
  • Use Variable Groups in Product Models
  • Set Up New Item Number and/or Dimension ID Generation
  • Set Up Product Model Price Combinations
  • Set Up Product Model Graphics
  • Create and Use Calculation Variables
  • Set Up the Product Builder Configuration Form
  • Combine Several Product Models in a Single Configuration Process
  • Print Reports About Product Models
Constructing the Modeling Tree (35 percent)
  • Work with the Modeling Tree
  • Work with Route-Related Nodes
  • Work with BOM-Related Nodes
  • Work with Code Nodes
  • Work with IF Nodes
  • Work with Switch Nodes
  • Work with FOR Nodes
  • Work with Table Nodes
  • Work with Simple Nodes
  • Work with Message Nodes
Item Configuring (16 percent)
  • Make Items Configurable
  • Configure Items from Order, Quotation, and Item Requirement
  • Approve the Configuration
  • Set Up Automatic and Mandatory Configuration
  • Reuse Existing BOMs and Routes
  • View Configuration Details
Preparation Tools and ResourcesTo help you prepare for this exam, Microsoft Learning recommends that you have hands-on experience with the product and that you use the following training resources. These training resources do not necessarily cover all of the topics listed in the "Skills Measured" tab.
Learning Plans and Classroom Training There is no classroom training currently available.
Microsoft E-Learning There is no Microsoft E-Learning training currently available.
Microsoft Press Books There are no Microsoft Press books currently available.
Practice Tests There are no practice tests currently available.
Microsoft Online Resources
  • Basic online Help within the Microsoft Dynamics AX product
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Trade and Logistics I and II training
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Master Planning training
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Bill of Materials training
  • MSDN: The Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) is a reference for developers that features code samples, technical articles, newsgroups, chats, and more.
  • Training and certification newsgroups: There is a newsgroup for every Microsoft certification. By participating in the ongoing dialogue, you take advantage of a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with and ask questions of others, including more than 750 Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) worldwide.
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