8421: Microsoft Navision Commerce Portal

8421: Microsoft Navision Commerce Portal Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

The one-day Microsoft Business Solutions Navision Commerce Portal 4.0 course describes and explains the most important features of Commerce Portal. This course shows you how to set up Commerce Portal so that you can connect your customers and vendors to your business management system by way of the Internet. The topics covered include setting up and creating Web pages, creating an electronic catalog, setting up customers and vendors, and handling sales quotes, sales orders, and reverse auctions in Commerce Portal.

A thorough understanding of these topics allows you to use Commerce Portal to improve your responsiveness to vendor and customer demands. Your vendors and partners can use a personalized, convenient Web portal to do business with you. You learn how to maintain all your Web pages from within Navision, avoiding the need for extra Internet resources. Commerce Portal can help reduce costs by automating your commerce interactions and optimizing your supply chain. You can also create and complete reverse auctions, allowing your vendors to bid on an item via your Web portal, so you always get the best possible price the market can offer.

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Intended Audience for this 8421: Microsoft Navision Commerce Portal Course

  • » This course is intended for customers wanting to learn about the features of Commerce Portal and for those who want to develop a working knowledge of the procedures required to effectively use the product. It is intended for customers familiar with the accounting and business management application in Navision and for people that already have a general knowledge of business management and of Windows 2000, Microsoft SQL 2000 Server, and Microsoft Commerce Server.
  • » The class is targeted toward IT professionals, information workers, office managers, CEOs, and consultants who need to understand the technical aspects of Commerce Portal and gain foundational knowledge of the application functionality.
  • » Before attending this course, students must have general knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft SQL 2000 Server, and Microsoft Commerce Server. Basic knowledge of the accounting and business management application in Navision.

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8421: Microsoft Navision Commerce Portal Course Objectives

  • » Create multiple websites to suit your business needs.
  • » Define permissions for your Web portal users based on roles.
  • » Create an electronic catalog.
  • » Set up automatic e-mail notifications to Web portal users and colleagues
  • » Set up specific language-dependent text and descriptions to be used on your Web portal.
  • » Create a reverse auction and thereby increase the cost efficiency of your purchasing activity.
  • » Maintain and change your Web pages as necessary.
  • » Troubleshoot common issues and maintain Commerce Portal.

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8421: Microsoft Navision Commerce Portal Course Outline

      1. Introduction
        1. Prerequisites
        2. Overview
        3. Key Features
      2. Setting Up Commerce Portal
        1. Setting Up Commerce Portal
        2. Setting Up Navision Application Server
        3. Setting Up a Website
        4. Setting Up Web Portal Roles and Permissions
        5. Setting Up Notification Processes
        6. Setting Up Web Templates
      3. Setting Up Web Pages
        1. Creating Web Pages
        2. Testing Hyperlinks
        3. Adding Pictures to Your Web Portal
      4. Setting Up Items and Customers
        1. Grouping Items on Your Web Portal
        2. Customers and Commerce Portal
      5. Working with Reverse Auction
        1. Working with Reverse Auction
        2. Reverse Auction
      6. Maintaining Microsoft Business Solutions(Navision Commerce Portal
        1. System Architecture
        2. Synchronization
        3. Troubleshooting Synchronization
        4. Monitoring the Status of Commerce Portal

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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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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.
Lynn D.
- Over 25 years of experience working as Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor.
- Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at the University of Phoenix since 2007.
- Microsoft Certifications in Financials, Trade & Logistics, Production and Human Resources Management as well as Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2009.


Lynn is a very accomplished Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor with over 25 years of experience. She has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2009 and a Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at University of Phoenix since 2007. In addition to several other Microsoft certifications, she is also a specialist in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Lynn has taught several Microsoft Dynamics AX courses at NetCom Learning and is described by her students as very knowledgeable, qualified, and patient with her approach. Her classes are very dynamic and energetic, just as the course per se.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Ronald C.
- Founder and Managing Partner of Guided Technology Inc. which provides Microsoft consulting expertise and educational services for corporate and government.
- At Guided Technology, Ron was responsible for creating a strategic roadmap for First Data Corporation.
- At New York City Department of Finance, as Senior Manager & Design Architect, Ron designed and implemented IBM Servers collecting $15 billion in tax revenue.

Ron has always enjoyed teaching and instructing others, whether in the installation process of software and hardware upgrades, or as working as the Head of Training for Valinor, a Microsoft Consulting Partner, where Ron managed the company's training centers and worked as a Senior Instructor (MCT).

In addition to working in the management level of the business and software consulting market for over 18 years, Ron also worked as a Surface Warfare Officer and Weapons Officer in the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty. He served aboard the USS Tuscaloosa from 1984 -1987, and participated in two Western Pacific Deployments.

Ron loves basketball and played on Trinity College's varsity basketball team for all four years of college.

Satish R.

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