• Published:
    January 25, 2013
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  • Audiences:
    IT professionals
  • Technology:
    Microsoft Dynamics C5
  • Credit toward certification:
    Microsoft Dynamics C5 2012 Application Consultant

Microsoft Dynamics C5 2012 Application Consultant

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Skills measured

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Understand the basics of Microsoft Dynamics C5 (20-25%)
  • Understand the structure of Microsoft Dynamics C5 and how to set it up
    • Understand modules, menu items, the toolbar, shortcuts, the side panel, system accounts, accounting periods, and voucher series
  • Understand how to use Help and how to search for information
    • Understand transaction source, chart of accounts, customer, inventory, and vendor tables; filter information
  • Understand how to make basic changes in forms
    • Set up, move, add, and delete fields in forms
  • Understand printing
    • Understand printing options, sort data on printouts, change format on a printout, manage printout location and user printers, print balance sheets
Understand the General Ledger module and integration between modules in Microsoft Dynamics C5 (20-25%)
  • Understand the structure of ledger accounts
    • Import a standard account setup; identify important fields; add, delete, rename, and change ledger accounts
  • Understand accounting rules
    • Understand integration between the General Ledger and other modules, accounting rules for invoicing, priority order for ledger posting, and parameters that have an impact on the posting rules
  • Understand ledger journals
    • Create journals and ledger entries; understand journal fields, ledger journal functions, and the work process
  • Understand periodic ledger routines and ledger balances
    • Create opening entries, create new balances, change existing balances, settle value added tax (VAT)
  • Manage dimensions and allocation accounts
    • Manage dimension balances, maintain allocation accounts
  • Manage currencies and exchange rates
    • Add and maintain currencies and exchange rates, manage currency-related parameters, manage currency in the General Ledger module, adjust exchange rates, manage currency presentation
  • Create budgets
    • Create sales budgets, purchase budgets, and interest rate budgets; use the budget journal
Manage customers and vendors (20-25%)
  • Manage the Vendor, Customer, Sales, and Purchase modules
    • Manage standard action and local action lists; create actions, payment conditions, cash discounts, and parameters; create and change basic information; manage automatic payments and deposits; manage reminders and interest notes
  • Perform periodic routines
    • Process automatic payments, reminders, interest notes, and settlements
  • Create and manage sales and purchase orders
    • Manage on-hand status of purchase orders and sales orders; create invoices, credit notes, confirmations, quotes, and packing slips; update and print purchase orders and sales orders; manage archives
  • Create discount agreements
    • Manage chain discounts, prioritize discounts, create discount agreements from the customer and vendor tables
Manage inventory (20-25%)
  • Manage the Inventory module
    • Create goods and services, types of goods, cost models, and sales models; manage inventory groups, unit names, price groups, and parameters; create and maintain inventory journals; manage periodic routines in the Inventory module; count journals
  • Manage inventory quantities
    • Track the purchase and sale of goods, manage inventory adjustments and transfers in the inventory journal
  • Manage BOMs and kits
    • Manage bills of material (BOMs); manage kits
  • Manage inventory marking and tracking
    • Mark and track inventory
  • Manage inventory requirement calculation
    • Manage coverage parameters; convert proposals to purchase orders
Manage the General module (15-20%)
  • Manage users, groups, and access rights
    • Link users and groups, manage user profiles
  • Manage documents and Print2Office
    • Manage documents, manage the Print2Office function
  • Create ad-hoc reports and manage data
    • Create ad-hoc reports based on table fields or calculations, process ad-hoc reports, import and export data
  • Change main menus and list menus
    • Open a specific menu from start-up parameters, name a menu, maintain list menus and submenus, enter menu items in a list menu

Who should take this exam?

This exam is intended for individuals who plan to use Microsoft Dynamics C5 2012 as a business management solution. This audience typically includes functional consultants, systems developers, and implementation consultants.

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