Course 80300A:

Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Length:1 Days
Published:September 22, 2011
Language(s):English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Audience(s):Information Workers
Level:100
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
Type:Course
Delivery Method:Instructor-led (classroom)
About this Course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX2012. The purpose of this course is to give new users an overview of the benefits of the application, the functionality available, and the underlying technology. Students will have the opportunity to use the application to perform typical end-user tasks.
Audience Profile
The intended audience is new users typically working for a Microsoft Dynamics partner that is selling, consulting, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a powerful solution.
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides an agile solution.
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a simple solution.
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a unified solution from Microsoft.
  • Understand the industry focus for Microsoft Dynamics AX2012.
  • Understand the broad functionality provided in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012.
  • Describe the components of the rich client user interface.
  • Navigate the Microsoft Dynamics AX menu structure.
  • Find a customer in the customer list page.
  • Create a sales order.
  • Create an alert rule.
  • Update a sales order to shipped.
  • View details of a selected field.
  • Invoice a sales order.
  • Use the Help.
  • Personalize a form.
  • Post a customer payment.
  • Use workflows.
  • Submit a workflow.
  • Describe quick navigation tips.
  • Describe the types of end-users who use Enterprise Portal.
  • Describe the functionality available to users on Enterprise Portal.
  • Describe the components of Enterprise Portal user interface.
  • Describe the Reporting and BI needs of different types of users.
  • Describe the tools available to view and analyze data in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Create an advanced filter.
  • Save a filter as a cue on the role center.
  • Build a report in Microsoft Excel.
  • Create and use a template in Microsoft Word.
  • View a standard report.
  • Schedule a report to be emailed periodically.
  • Modify and add KPIs to a role center.
  • Create a pivot table using OLAP cubes.
  • Describe other reporting options available with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Describe the organizational structure in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Describe basic data setup and configuration.
  • Setup a new user in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Create a definition group.
  • Import data using Microsoft Excel.
  • Describe the components of the System Architecture of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • Describe the options for making development changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
Describe the theory of Model Driven Architecture in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
Course OutlineModule 1: OverviewThis module provides a general overview of the features and benefits of using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.Lessons
  • Powerful Solution
  • Agile Solution
  • Simple Solution
  • Pervasive Interoperability
  • Industry Focus
  • Functionality
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a powerful solution.
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides an agile solution.
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a simple solution.
  • Understand that Microsoft Dynamics AX provides a unified solution from Microsoft.
  • Understand the industry focus for Microsoft Dynamics AX2012.
  • Understand the broad functionality provided in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012.
Module 2: Basic NavigationThis module introduces participants to the application and the basic navigational tools in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.Lessons
  • Rich client user interface
  • Alerts
  • View details
  • Help
  • Personalization
  • Workflow
  • Quicktips
Lab : User OptionsLab : Customer InquiryLab : Create a Purchase Order
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the components of the rich client user interface.
  • Navigate the Microsoft Dynamics AX menu structure.
  • Find a customer in the customer list page.
  • Create a sales order.
  • Create an alert rule.
  • Update a sales order to shipped.
  • View details of a selected field.
  • Invoice a sales order.
  • Use the Help.
  • Personalize a form.
  • Post a customer payment.
  • Use workflows.
  • Submit a workflow.
  • Describe quick navigation tips.
Module 3: Enterprise PortalThis module provides a general overview of Enterprise Portal in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.Lessons
  • Enterprise Portal users
  • Enterprise Portal user interface
Lab : Order Products
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the types of end-users who use Enterprise Portal.
  • Describe the functionality available to users on Enterprise Portal.
  • Describe the components of Enterprise Portal user interface.
Module 4: ReportingThis module provides a general overview of the reporting and business intelligence options in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.Lessons
  • Reporting and Business Intelligence (BI) users
  • Reporting and BI tools
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX tools
  • SQL Reporting Services
  • SQL Analysis Services
  • Other tools
Lab : Add an Open Sales Orders CueLab : Create an Ad Hoc Vendor Report in Excel
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the Reporting and BI needs of different types of users
  • Describe the tools available to view and analyze data in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Create an advanced filter.
  • Save a filter as a cue on the role center.
  • Build a report in Microsoft Excel.
  • Create and use a template in Microsoft Word.
  • View a standard report.
  • Schedule a report to be emailed periodically.
  • Modify and add KPIs to a role center.
  • Create a pivot table using OLAP cubes.
  • Describe other reporting options available with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Module 5: System AdministrationThis module provides a general overview of some features which that typically are used by a System Administrator in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.Lessons
  • Organization Structure
  • Basic Data Setup
  • Users
  • Data Import/Export
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the organizational structure in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Describe basic data setup and configuration.
  • Setup a new user in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Create a definition group.
  • Import data using Microsoft Excel.
Module 6: TechnologyThis module provides a general overview of the architecture and development environment in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.Lessons
  • System Architecture
  • Development Environments
  • Model Driven Architecture
Lab : Add a field to a list page
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the components of the System Architecture of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • Describe the options for making development changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • Describe the theory of Model Driven Architecture in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
There are no prerequisites.
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