Course 80424A:

Product Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Length:2 Days
Published:July 26, 2012
Language(s):English
Audience(s):Information Workers
Level:200
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
Type:Course
Delivery Method:Instructor-led (classroom)
About this Course
This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to use the intermediate and advanced functionality of the product configuration feature in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The course focuses on basic setup, building a product configuration model, preparing a product configuration model for release, and configuring lines on the AX client and the Enterprise Portal.
Audience Profile
This course is intended for partners and customers who want to learn the intermediate and advanced features and develop a working knowledge of the processes that are required to effectively use the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Product Configuration functionality.
This course is intended for product designers, order processors, and other people in organizations that are responsible for the setup and administration of product configuration models and those who configure product lines.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the product configuration terminology and concepts.
  • Describe the product configuration process.
  • Perform the setup for product configuration.
  • Build a product configuration model.
  • Customize the configuration user interface.
  • Validate and test a product configuration model.
  • Build configuration templates.
  • Add configuration translations.
  • Create, approve, and activate versions for a product configuration model.
  • Configure lines by using the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 AX client and the Enterprise portal.
Course OutlineModule 1: OverviewThis module explains the important terminology and concepts to understand, and the product configuration process.Lessons
  • Product Configuration Terminology and Concepts
  • Product Configuration Process
After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define product configuration key terms and concepts.
  • Describe the product configuration process.
  • Understand a basic product configuration scenario.
Module 2: Build a Product Configuration Model
This module explains how to set up product configuration parameters and build a product configuration model.
Lessons
  • Product Configuration Setup
  • Components
  • Attribute Types
  • Product Configuration Model
  • Subcomponents
  • Attributes
  • Constraints
  • User Requirements
  • BOM Lines
  • Route Operations
  • Product Configuration APIs
Lab : Add New ComponentsLab : Add a Product Configuration Model with an Existing Root ComponentLab : Add Product Masters and Add Subcomponents to a Product Configuration ModelLab : Add Attributes to ComponentsLab : Add Constraints to Home Entertainment SystemLab : Add User RequirementsLab : Add BOM LinesLab : Add Route Operations
After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Setup product configuration parameters.
  • Add components to a product configuration model.
  • Create attribute types for a product configuration model.
  • Add a product configuration model.
  • Add subcomponents to a product configuration model.
  • Add attributes to components in a product configuration model.
  • Add constraints to components in a product configuration model.
  • Add user requirements to components in a product configuration model.
  • Add BOM lines to components in a product configuration model.
  • Add route operations to components in a product configuration model.
  • Understand the concept of product configuration APIs.
Module 3: Preparing a Product Configuration Model for Release
This module describes how to prepare a product configuration model to be ready for configuring lines.
Lessons
  • Customizing the Configuration User Interface
  • Validating and Testing a Product Configuration Model
  • Building Configuration Templates
  • Adding Configuration Translations
  • Creating, Approving, and Activating Versions
Lab : Customizing the Configuration user InterfaceLab : Validating and Testing a Product Configuration ModelLab : Building a Configuration TemplateLab : Add Configuration TranslationsLab : Create, Approve, and Make a Version Available
After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create attribute groups.
  • Arrange attribute groups and subcomponents on the user interface.
  • Hide attributes.
  • Test the user interface.
  • Validate a product configuration model.
  • Test the configuration for a product configuration model.
  • Build configuration templates.
  • Add configuration translations.
  • Create, approve, and make a version available for a product configuration model.
Module 4: Product Configuration Access
This module describes how to configure lines by using the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 client and the Enterprise Portal.
Lessons
  • Product configuration on the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 client.
  • Product configuration on the Enterprise portal.
Lab : Configure a Sales Order Line by using the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 ClientLab : Configure a Sales Order Line on the Enterprise Portal
After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure lines for sales orders, sales quotations, purchase orders, and production orders by using the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 client.
  • Configure lines by using configuration templates.
  • Configure lines for sales orders and sales quotations by using the Enterprise Portal.
Before attending this course, students must have:

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • Completed the Introduction to Microsoft DynamicsAX 2012 course.
  • Completed the Supply Chain Foundation in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 course.
  • Completed the Distribution and Trade in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 course.
  • The ability to use Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for basic processing. 
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