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80300: Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

80300: Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

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

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Intended Audience for this 80300: Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course

  • » The intended audience is new users typically working for a Microsoft Dynamics partner that is selling, consulting, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

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80300: Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Objectives

  • » 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.

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80300: Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Outline

    1. Overview
      1. Powerful Solution
      2. Agile Solution
      3. Simple Solution
      4. Pervasive Interoperability
      5. Industry Focus
      6. Functionality
    2. Basic Navigation
      1. Rich client user interface
      2. Alerts
      3. View details
      4. Help
      5. Personalization
      6. Workflow
      7. Quicktips
    3. Enterprise Portal
      1. Enterprise Portal users
      2. Enterprise Portal user interface
    4. Reporting
      1. Reporting and Business Intelligence (BI) users
      2. Reporting and BI tools
      3. Microsoft Dynamics AX tools
      4. SQL Reporting Services
      5. SQL Analysis Services
      6. Other tools
    5. System Administration
      1. Organization Structure
      2. Basic Data Setup
      3. Users
      4. Data Import/Export
    6. Technology
      1. System Architecture
      2. Development Environments
      3. Model Driven Architecture

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    Skills Assessment

    We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

    Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

    1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
    2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
    3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
    This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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    Benefit of taking this training at NetCom Learning

    As a recognition for training excellence, NetCom Learning was chosen by Microsoft as the 2013 Learning Partner finalist and 2007 Worldwide Learning Solutions Partner of the Year out of more than 1400 training companies globally.

    In addition, we have won numerous other training awards for quality and customer satisfaction by CompTIA, EC-Council and other vendors. We are simply passionate about learning and achieving the highest customer satisfaction in your learning experience! See our list of awards.

    Why choose Training at NetCom Learning?

    NetCom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), Cisco Learning Partner, CompTIA Platinum Partner, EC-Council Accredited Training Center, Adobe Authorized Training Center, Autodesk Authorized Training Center and many others. We are proud to offer the highest quality, authorized training solutions from our many partners for our customers.

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    For any reason, you can attend the same class again within a period of one year, if it is still being offered and has availability. To attend, simply retain your course materials. You will need to pay for optional travel. If the courseware has changed, purchasing the latest course materials is recommended. CAP would not apply if the class you want to re-attend is for a different certification or updated version.

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    Award winning, world-class Instructors

    Charles W.
    - Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
    - Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
    - Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


    Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

    Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
    David H.
    David is a hands-on, dynamic and experienced financial systems consultant with successful work history of implementing large scale ERP systems, managing and directly responsible for data migration, financial report validation and customization, end-user training, process documentation and automation. David has been a trainer for more 21 years.
    Ginger M.
    - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University.
    - Over 9 years of experience as a Master Certified Trainer. Expert in MS Dynamics GP Financials, Installation, HR/Payroll, Project Accounting, Inventory and Integration Manager.
    - Project Manager to various MS Dynamics Great Plains implementations.


    Ginger holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University. Her career started as an Auditor for Deloitte & Touch and over the years she developed her passion for Microsoft Dynamics, implementing Dynamics GP and Project Cost in the Professional Services, Commercial Real Estate and Medical Facilities vertical markets.

    Ginger's experience with Microsoft Dynamics is unparalleled. As a Certified Master Dynamics trainer, she stays abreast of the latest Dynamics modules and shares experience with a very hands-on training technique at NetCom Learning.
    Ignacio J.
    - Designs and architects Microsoft IT solutions since the early 1990s.
    - Hands-on experience in multiple Microsoft Dynamics products including CRM, GP, SL, AX and NAV since 2004.
    - Taught over 250 courses at NetCom Learning.


    Ignacio is a Senior Solutions Architect, Civil Engineer and Certified Expert Trainer. He has been designing and architecting Microsoft IT solutions since the early 1990s, and has extensive experience developing scalable and high performance integration solutions. In 2004, Ignacio expanded into business management and accounting software as well, where he gained hands-on experience in many Microsoft Dynamics products including CRM, GP, SL, AX and NAV.

    Ignacio holds a library of industry-wide certifications from Microsoft and other leading IT vendors. He has taught over 250 courses at NetCom Learning and is revered by students for his wide-ranging IT expertise.

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    Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

    Sep 10 2015
    Excellent job fielding questions, followed up with answers the following day for questions not immediately able to answer.
    John David S.
    Course(s) Taken

    » Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 - Financials and Trade and Logistics - Accelerated Combo

    Jul 01 2015
    I really enjoyed this instructor. He had a great sense of humor, could read when the students needed a break, and had good examples. Very personable.
    Brie B.
    Course(s) Taken

    » Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 - Financials and Trade and Logistics - Accelerated Combo

    Apr 24 2015
    I just wanted to take a brief moment to let you know what an excellent job Ramesh did teaching our AX training courses. He by far exceeded our expectations and those expectations were high. His professional personality, passion for teaching, good sense of humor, and his vast amount of knowledge of the overall AX product made this class dynamic. Ramesh certainly displayed why NetCom Learning is second to none in providing the highest quality of training available. Thanks again for a great class.

    Jeff G
    Course(s) Taken

    » Reporting in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
    » Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 - Development (I, II, III & IV) - Accelerated Combo

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