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Cloud Computing Development Track

  • Advanced SQL Azure

    Duration

    28 Hours

    Overview

    • Learn to design high performance cloud based data storage solutions using SQL Azure    
    • Topics include security, programming, maintaining, optimizing, migrating and synchronizing with SQL Azure           
    • SQL Azure Reporting

    Course Outline

    • Introduction to SQL Azure 
      • Create a LiveID
      • Setup Azure Account
      • Add SQL Azure subscription
      • Create SQL Azure server
      • Create SQL Administrators
    • SQL Azure RDBMS Support         
      • Create SQL Azure Databases
      • Create SQL Azure Tables
    • SQL Azure Security 
      • Creating Logins and Users
      • Assigning Roles
      • Assigning Rights to Objects
    • Programming SQL Azure   
      • Programming SQL Azure
      • Accessing SQL Azure
      • Use SQL Server Management Studio
      • Use SQLCMD
      • Use Visual Studio 2010
    • Maintaining and Optimizing SQL Azure   
      • Measure Latency to SQL Azure
      • Find database size
      • Monitor database sessions
      • Find top 5 queries (CPU and IO)
      • Rebuild a database index
      • Use Enzo SQL to perform baselines
    • Migrating and Synchronizing to SQL Azure        
      • Migrating the database schema
      • Migrating database data
      • Migrating with SQL Server Migration Assistant
      • Migration with SQL Azure Migration Wizard
      • Migrating with DAC Import/Export 2.0
      • Migrating with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
    • Business Intelligence with SQL Azures      
      • PowerPivot and SQL Azure
      • SQL Azure Reporting
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

    • Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Applications
    • Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Applications
    • RDS in the Single-Server Configuration
    • RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration
    • Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet
    • IIS Web Applications
    • IIS FTP and SMTP Services
    • IIS Server and SSL Management
    • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
    • Windows Streaming Media Services

    Course Outline

    • Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 Applications
      • Storage Concepts in Windows Server 2008
      • Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
      • Working with Virtual Hard Disks
    • Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 Applications
      • Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
      • Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster
      • Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
      • Preparing for Failover Clustering
      • Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster
    • Configuring Remote Desktop Services
      • Remote Desktop Services Overview
      • Configuring a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
      • Configuring the Remote Desktop User Experience
      • Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs
      • Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
      • Configuring Licensing for Remote Desktop Services
    • RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration
      • Building an RDS Server Farm
      • Monitoring the RDS Environment
    • Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet
      • Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
      • Installing and Managing the RDG
    • IIS Web Applications
      • IIS Functional Overview
      • Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications
      • Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications
    • IIS FTP and SMTP Services
      • Implementing and Configuring IIS FTP Sites
      • Implementing and Configuring IIS SMTP Sites
    • IIS Server and SSL Management
      • Monitoring and Logging IIS
      • Managing IIS and SSL Security
      • Managing IIS Administrative Delegation and Remote Administration
    • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
      • Installing and Configuring SharePoint Foundation
      • SharePoint Foundation Integration
    • Windows Streaming Media Services
      • Installing and Configuring Streaming Media Services
      •  Securing Streaming Media
    • Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 Applications
      • Storage Concepts in Windows Server 2008
      • Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
      • Working with Virtual Hard Disks
    • Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 Applications
      • Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
      • Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster
      • Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
      • Preparing for Failover Clustering
      • Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster
    • Configuring Remote Desktop Services
      • Remote Desktop Services Overview
      • Configuring a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
      • Configuring the Remote Desktop User Experience
      • Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs
      • Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
      • Configuring Licensing for Remote Desktop Services
    • RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration
      • Building an RDS Server Farm
      • Monitoring the RDS Environment
    • Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet
      • Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
      • Installing and Managing the RDG
    • IIS Web Applications
      • IIS Functional Overview
      • Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications
      • Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications
  • Deploying Windows Server 2008

    Duration

    21 hours

    Overview

    • Describe Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration options, and select an appropriate volume-licensing option for Windows Server 2008 R2. 
    • Deploy and configure a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core installation.
    • Implement various Windows Server deployment technologies.        
    • Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Windows Deployment Services (WDS).           
    • Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010).     
    • Migrate earlier versions of Active Directory directory service to AD DS.   
    • Migrate file and print, and Web servers to Windows Server 2008 R2.         
    • Migrate remote infrastructure servers to support branch offices.      
    • Virtualize workloads by migrating physical servers to guests in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2.

    Course Outline

    • Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
      • Planning Windows Server 2008 R2 Installations

      • Performing a Windows Server 2008 R2 Installation

      • Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Following Installation

      • Automating Server Activation Using Microsoft Volume Activat
    • Implementing Deployment Technologies
      • Selecting a Deployment Strategy

      • Using the Windows Automated Installation Kit

      • Working with Images

      • Working with Unattended Answer Files
    • Using Windows Deployment Services
      • Overview of Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
      • Implementing Deployment with WD
      • Maintaining Images
    •  Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
      • Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
      • Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
      • Maintaining Images with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
    • Migrating Active Directory Directory Service       
      • Overview of Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
      • Upgrading Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Migrating File, Print, and Web Services   
      • Introducing the Windows Server Migration Tools
      • Migrating File and Print Servers
      • Migrating Web and Application Servers
    • Deploying Branch Office and Remote Access Services    
      • Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
      • Implementing Remote Infrastructure
    •  Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines  
      • Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
      • Installing Hyper-V
      • Migrating workloads to Hyper-V
  • Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

    • Describe the Microsoft Web Technologies stack and select an appropriate technology to use to develop any given application.
    • Design the architecture and implementation of a web application that will meet a set of functional requirements, user interface requirements, and address business models.
    • Create MVC Models and write code that implements business logic within Model methods, properties, and events.
    • Add Controllers to an MVC Application to manage user interaction, update models, and select and return Views.
    • Create Views in an MVC application that display and edit data and interact with Models and Controllers.
    • Run unit tests and debugging tools against a web application in Visual Studio 2012 and configure an application for troubleshooting.
    • Develop a web application that uses the ASP.NET routing engine to present friendly URLs and a logical navigation hierarchy to users.
    • Implement a consistent look and feel, including corporate branding, across an entire MVC web application.
    • Use partial page updates and caching to reduce the network bandwidth used by an application and accelerate responses to user requests.
    • Write JavaScript code that runs on the client-side and utilizes the jQuery script library to optimize the responsiveness of an MVC web application.
    • Implement a complete membership system in an MVC 4 web application.
    • Build an MVC application that resists malicious attacks and persists information about users and preferences.
    • Describe how to write a Windows Azure web service and call it from and MVC application.
    • Describe what a Web API is and why developers might add a Web API to an application.
    • Modify the way browser requests are handled by an MVC application.
    • Describe how to package and deploy an ASP.NET MVC 4 web application from a development computer to a web server for staging or production.

    Course Outline

    • Exploring ASP.NET MVC 4
      • Overview of Microsoft Web Technologies
      • Overview of ASP.NET 4.5
      • Introduction to ASP.NET MVC 4
    • Designing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Planning in the Project Design Phase
      • Designing Models, Controllers, and Views
    • Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Models
      • Creating MVC Models
      • Working with Data
    • Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Controllers
      • Writing Controllers and Actions
      • Writing Action Filters
    • Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Views
      • Creating Views with Razor Syntax
      • Using HTML Helpers
      • Reusing Code in Views
    • Testing and Debugging ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Unit Testing MVC Components
      • Implementing an Exception Handling Strategy
    • Structuring ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Analyzing Information Architecture
      • Configuring Routes
      • Creating a Navigation Structure
    • Applying Styles to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Using Template Views
      • Applying CSS to an MVC Application
      • Creating an Adaptive User Interface
    • Building Responsive Pages in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Using AJAX and Partial Page Updates
      • Implementing a Caching Strategy
    • Using JavaScript and jQuery for Responsive MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Rendering and Running JavaScript Code
      • Using jQuery and jQueryUI
    • Controlling Access to ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Implementing Authentication and Authorization
      • Assigning Roles and Membership
    • Building a Resilient ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application
      • Developing Secure Sites
      • State Management
    • Using Windows Azure Web Services in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Introduction to Windows Azure
      • Designing and Writing Windows Azure Services
      • Consuming Windows Azure Services in a Web Application
    • Implementing Web APIs in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Developing a Web API
      • Calling a Web API from Mobile and Web Applications
    • Handling Requests in ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Using HTTP Modules and HTTP Handlers
      • Using Web Sockets
    • Deploying ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications
      • Deploying Web Applications
      • Deploying MVC 4 Applications
  • Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

    • Query and manipulate data with Entity Framework
    • Use ASP.NET Web API to create HTTP-based services and consume them from .NET and non-.NET clients
    • Extend ASP.NET Web API services using message handlers, model binders, action filters, and media type formatters
    • Create SOAP-based services with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and consume them from .NET clients
    • Apply design principles to service contracts and extend WCF services using custom runtime components and behaviors
    • Secure WCF services using transport and message security
    • Use Windows Azure Service Bus for relayed messaging and brokered messaging using queues and topics
    • Host services on on-premises servers, and on various Windows Azure environments, such as Web Roles, Worker Roles, and Web Sites
    • Deploy services to both on-premises servers and Windows Azure
    • Store and access data in Windows Azure Storage, and configure storage access rights
    • Monitor and log services, both on-premises and in Windows Azure
    • Implement federated authentication by using ACS with ASP.NET Web API services
    • Create scalable, load-balanced services

    Course Outline

    • Overview of service and cloud technologies
      • Key Components of Distributed Applications  
      • Data and Data Access Technologies
      • Service Technologies
      • Cloud Computing
      • Exploring Blue Yonder Airlines’ Travel Companion Application
    • Querying and manipulating data using Entity Framework
      • ADO.NET overview
      • Creating an entity data model
      • Querying data
      • Manipulating data
    • Creating and consuming ASP.NET Web API services
      • What are HTTP services?
      • Creating an ASP.NET Web API service
      • Handling HTTP requests and responses
      • Hosting and consuming ASP.NET Web API services
    • Extending and securing ASP.NET Web API services
      • The ASP.NET Web API request pipeline
      • The ASP.NET Web API response pipeline
      • Creating OData services
      • Implementing Security in ASP.NET Web API services
      • Injecting dependencies into controllers
    • Creating WCF services
      • Advantages of creating services with WCF
      • Creating and implementing a contract
      • Configuring and hosting WCF services
      • Consuming WCF services
    • Designing and extending WCF services
      • Applying design principles to service contracts
      • Handling distributed transactions
      • WCF pipeline architecture
      • Extending the WCF pipeline
    • Implementing Security in WCF services
      • Transport security
      • Message security
      • Configuring service authentication and authorization
    • Windows Azure Service Bus
      • Windows Azure Service Bus Relays
      • Windows Azure Service Bus Queues
      • Windows Azure Service Bus Topics
    • Hosting services
      • Hosting services on-premises
      • Hosting services in Windows Azure
    • Deploying Services
      • Web Deployment with Visual Studio
      • Creating and deploying Web Application packages
      • Command-line tools for web deployment packages
      • Deploying to Windows Azure
      • Continuous delivery with TFS and GIT
      • Best practices for production deployment
    • Windows Azure Storage
      • Introduction to Windows Azure storage
      • Windows Azure Blob Storage
      • Windows Azure Table Storage
      • Windows Azure Queue Storage
      • Restricting access to Windows Azure Storage
    • Monitoring and diagnostics
      • Performing diagnostics using tracing
      • Configuring service diagnostics
      • Monitoring IIS
      • Monitoring services using Windows Azure diagnostics
      • Debugging using IntelliTrace
      • Collecting Windows Azure metrics
    • Identity management and access control
      • Claim-based identity concepts
      • Access Control Service
      • Configuring services to use federated identities
      • Handling federated identities in the client side
    • Scaling Services
      • Introduction to scalability
      • Load balancing
      • Scaling on-premises services with distributed cache
      • Windows Azure caching
      • Caveats of scaling services
      • Scaling globally
  • Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Explain how to use Visual Studio 2012 to create and run a Web application.
    • Describe the new features of HTML5, and create and style HTML5 pages.
    • Add interactivity to an HTML5 page by using JavaScript.
    • Create HTML5 forms by using different input types, and validate user input by using HTML5 attributes and JavaScript code.
    • Send and receive data to and from a remote data source by using XMLHTTPRequest objects and jQuery AJAX operations.
    • Style HTML5 pages by using CSS3.
    • Create well-structured and easily-maintainable JavaScript code.
    • Use common HTML5 APIs in interactive Web applications.
    • Create Web applications that support offline operations.
    • Create HTML5 Web pages that can adapt to different devices and form factors.
    • Add advanced graphics to an HTML5 page by using Canvas elements, and by using and Scalable Vector Graphics.
    • Enhance the user experience by adding animations to an HTML5 page.
    • Use Web Sockets to send and receive data between a Web application and a server.
    • Improve the responsiveness of a Web application that performs long-running operations by using Web Worker processes.

    Course Outline

    • Overview of HTML and CSS
      • Overview of HTML
      • Overview of CSS
      • Creating a Web Application by Using Visual Studio 2012
    • Creating and Styling HTML5
      • Creating an HTML5 Page
      • Styling an HTML5 Page
    • Introduction to JavaScript
      • Overview of JavaScript Syntax
      • Programming the HTML DOM with JavaScript
      • Introduction to jQuery
    • Creating Forms to Collect Data and Validate User Input
      • Overview of Forms and Input Types
      • Validating User Input by Using HTML5 Attributes
      • Validating User Input by Using JavaScript
    • Communicating with a Remote Data Source
      • Sending and Receiving Data by Using XMLHTTPRequest
      • Sending and Receiving Data by Using jQuery AJAX operations
    • Styling HTML5 by Using CSS3
      • Styling Text
      • Styling Block Elements
      • CSS3 Selectors
      • Enhancing Graphical Effects by Using CSS3
    • Creating Objects and Methods by Using JavaScript
      • Writing Well-Structured JavaScript
      • Creating Custom Objects
      • Extending Objects
    • Creating Interactive Pages using HTML5 APIs
      • Interacting with Files
      • Incorporating Multimedia
      • Reacting to Browser Location and Context
      • Debugging and Profiling a Web Application
    • Adding Offline Support to Web Applications
      • Reading and Writing Data Locally
      • Adding Offline Support by Using the Application Cache
    • Implementing an Adaptive User Interface
      • Supporting Multiple Form Factors
      • Creating an Adaptive User Interface
    • Creating Advanced Graphics
      • Creating Interactive Graphics by Using Scalable Vector Graphics
      • Programmatically Drawing Graphics by Using a Canvas
    • Animating the User Interface
      • Applying CSS Transitions
      • Transforming Elements
      • Applying CSS Key-frame Animations
    • Implementing Real-Time Communications by Using Web
      • Introduction to Web Sockets
      • Sending and Receiving Data by Using Web Sockets
    • Creating a Web Worker Process
      • Introduction to Web Workers
      • Performing Asynchronous Processing by Using a Web Worker
  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

    • Write SELECT queries
    • Query multiple tables
    • Use built-in functions
    • Use subqueries
    • Execute stored procedures
    • Use set operators
    • Implement error handling
    • Implement transactions
    • Use table expressions
    • Sort and filter data
    • Use window ranking, offset and aggregate functions
    • Query SQL Server metadata
    • Program with T-SQL
    • Improve query performance

    Course Outline

    • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2012
      • Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012
      • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio
    • Getting Started with SQL Azure
      • Overview of SQL Azure
      • Working with SQL Azure
    • Introduction to T-SQL Querying
      • Introducing T-SQL
      • Understanding Sets
      • Understanding Predicate Logic
      • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements
    • Writing SELECT Queries
      • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
      • Eliminating Duplicates with DISTINCT
      • Using Column and Table Aliases
      • Writing Simple CASE Expressions
    • Querying Multiple Tables
      • Understanding Joins
      • Querying with Inner Joins
      • Querying with Outer Joins
      • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
    • Sorting and Filtering Data
      • Sorting Data
      • Filtering Data with a WHERE Clause
      • Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH Options
      • Working with Unknown and Missing Values
    • Working with SQL Server 2012 Data Types
      • Introducing SQL Server 2012 Data Types
      • Working with Character Data
      • Working with Date and Time Data
    • Using Built-In Functions
      • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
      • Using Conversion Functions
      • Using Logical Functions
      • Using Functions to Work with NULL
    • Grouping and Aggregating Data
      • Using Aggregate Functions
      • Using the GROUP BY Clause
      • Filtering Groups with HAVING
    • Using Subqueries
      • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
      • Writing Correlated Subqueries
      • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
    • Using Table Expressions
      • Using Derived Tables
      • Using Common Table Expressions
      • Using Views
      • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
    • Using Set Operators
      • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
      • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
      • Using APPLY
    • Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions
      • Creating Windows with OVER
      • Exploring Window Functions
    • Pivoting and Grouping Sets
      • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
      • Working with Grouping Sets
    • Querying SQL Server Metadata
      • Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
      • Executing System Stored Procedures
      • Querying Dynamic Management Objects
    • Executing Stored Procedures
      • Querying Data with Stored Procedures
      • Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
      • Creating Simple Stored Procedures
      • Working with Dynamic SQL
    • Programming with T-SQL
      • T-SQL Programming Elements
      • Controlling Program Flow
    • Implementing Error Handling
      • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
      • Working with Error Information
    • Implementing Transactions
      • Transactions and the Database Engine
      • Controlling Transactions
    • Improving Query Performance
      • Factors in Query Performance
      • Displaying Query Performance Data

Cloud Computing Infrastructure Track

  • Administering Windows Server 2012

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Configure and Troubleshoot Domain Name System

    • Maintain Active Directory Domain Services

    • Manage User and Service Accounts

    • Implement Group Policy Infrastructure

    • Manage User Desktops using Group Policy

    • Configure and Troubleshoot Remote Access

    • Install, Configure and Troubleshoot Network Policy Server

    • Implement Network Access Protection

    • Optimize File Services

    • Configure Encryption and Advanced Auditing

    • Deploy and Maintain Server Images

    • Implement Update Managements

    • Monitor Windows Server 2012

    Course Outline

    • Configuring and Troubleshooting Domain Name System
      • Configuring the DNS Server Role
      • Configuring DNS Zones
      • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
      • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS
    • Maintaining Active Directory Domain Services
      • Overview of AD DS
      • Implementing Virtualized Domain Controllers
      • Implementing RODCs
      • Administering AD DS
      • Managing the AD DS Database
    • Managing User and Service Accounts
      • Configuring Password Policy and User Account Lockout Settings
      • Configuring Managed Service Accounts
    • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
      •  Introducing Group Policy
      • Implementing and Administering GPOs
      • Group Policy Scope and Group Policy Processing
      • Troubleshooting the Application of GPOs
    • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
      • Implementing Administrative Templates
      • Configuring Folder Redirection and Scripts
      • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
      • Managing Software with Group Policy   
    • Implementing Remote Access
      •  Overview of Remote Access
      • Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
      • Implementing and Managing an Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
      • Implementing VPN
      • Implementing Web Application Proxy
    • Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role
      •  Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
      • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
      • NPS Authentication Methods
      • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server
    • Implementing Network Access Protection
      • Overview of Network Access Protection
      • Overview of NAP Enforcement Processes
      • Configuring NAP
      • Configuring IPSec Enforcement for NAP
      • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
    • Optimizing File Services
      • Overview of FSRM
      • Using FSRM to Manage Quotas, File Screens, and Storage Reports
      • Implementing Classification and File Management Tasks
      • Overview of DFS
      • Configuring DFS Namespaces
      • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
    • Configuring Encryption and Advanced Auditing
      • Encrypting Drives by Using BitLocker
      • Encrypting Files by Using EFS
      • Configuring Advanced Auditing
    • Deploying and Maintaining Server Images
      • Overview of Windows Deployment Services
      • Managing Images
      • Implementing Deployment with Windows Deployment Services
      • Administering Windows Deployment Services
    • Implementing Update Management
      • Overview of WSUS
      • Deploying Updates with WSUS
    • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
      • Monitoring Tools
      • Using Performance Monitor
      • Monitoring Event Logs

     

     

  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    You will learn the advanced configuration and services tasks needed to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. You will cover advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity, and disaster recovery.

    Course Outline

    • ·         Implementing Advanced Network Services
      •  Configuring Advanced Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Features
      •  Configuring Advanced Domain Name System (DNS) Settings
      • Implementing IP Address Management

     

    • ·         Implementing Advanced File Services
      •  Configuring Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Storage
      • Configuring Branch Cache
      • Optimizing Storage Usage

     

    • ·         Implementing Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
      • Implementing DAC Components
      • Implementing DAC for Access Control
      • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
      • Implementing and Managing Work Folders

     

    • ·         Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
      • Distributed AD DS Deployments
      • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Deployment
      • Configuring AD DS Trusts

     

    • ·         Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
      • AD DS Replication
      • Configuring AD DS Sites
      • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

     

    • ·         Implementing AD CS
      • Public Key Infrastructure
      • Deploying Certification Authorities
      • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
      • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
      • Managing Certificate Recovery

     

    • ·         Implementing AD RMS
      • Active Directory Rights Management
      • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
      • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
      • Configuring External Access to AD RMS

     

    • ·         Implementing AD FS
      • Deploying AD FS
      • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
      • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
      • Implementing a Web Application Proxy

     

    • ·         Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)
      • Network Load Balancing
      • Configuring a NLB Cluster
      • Planning a NLB Implementation

     

    • ·         Implementing Failover Clustering
      • Failover Clustering
      • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
      • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
      • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster

     

    • ·         Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
      • Integration of Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
      • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
      • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
      • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using Virtual Machine Manager

     

    • ·         Implementing Disaster Recovery
      • Disaster Recovery
      • Implementing Windows Server Backup
      • Implementing Server and Data Recovery

    ·         Implementing Advanced Network Services

    -       Configuring Advanced Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Features

    -       Configuring Advanced Domain Name System (DNS) Settings

    -       Implementing IP Address Management

     

    ·         Implementing Advanced File Services

    -       Configuring Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Storage

    -       Configuring Branch Cache

    -       Optimizing Storage Usage

     

    ·         Implementing Dynamic Access Control (DAC)

    -       Implementing DAC Components

    -       Implementing DAC for Access Control

    -       Implementing Access Denied Assistance

    -       Implementing and Managing Work Folders

     

    ·         Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments

    -       Distributed AD DS Deployments

    -       Deploying a Distributed AD DS Deployment

    -       Configuring AD DS Trusts

     

    ·         Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication

    -       AD DS Replication

    -       Configuring AD DS Sites

    -       Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

     

    ·         Implementing AD CS

    -       Public Key Infrastructure

    -       Deploying Certification Authorities

    -       Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates

    -       Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation

    -       Managing Certificate Recovery

     

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  • Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud with System Center 2012

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Produce a high-level design that accounts for requirements for the private cloud environment.
    • Configure and deploy the application fabric.
    • Configure a PXE server, an update server, and a software update baseline
    • Configure Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (App-V) so that it can be used to sequence and deploy an application virtually.
    • Build the core components necessary for delivering services on the fabric.
    • Allocate resources to the private cloud and grant access to the private cloud.
    • Understand how to monitor the private cloud using Operations Manager.
    • Understand the tools necessary to extend and customize Operations Manager for a private cloud environment.
    • Set up, configure, and integrate the core components of Service Manager into the private cloud fabric.
    • Configure a service catalog, and then publish it to the Self-Service Portal.
    • Gain the knowledge necessary to deploy and configure DPM in a private cloud.
    • Deploy and configure Microsoft System Center 2012 - Orchestrator in a private cloud, and then integrate it with other System Center 2012 components.

    Course Outline

    • Planning for the Private Cloud
      • Understanding the Private Cloud
      • Requirements for Deploying a Private Cloud
      • Designing the Private Cloud Infrastructure
      • Overview of System Center 2012 Components
      • Deploying Hyper-V Clustering with VMM
    • Configuring and Deploying the Private Cloud with System Center 2012 -Virtual Machine Manager
      • Overview of VMM Architecture and Components
      • Installing and Upgrading VMM
      • Configuring VMM Security and Roles
      • Understanding Host Groups
    • Extending and Maintaining the Private Cloud Infrastructure
      • Overview of the PXE and Update Server Roles
      • Deploying Bare-Metal Hyper-V Host Servers
      • Configuring the Update Server Role
      • Creating and Using an Update Baseline
    • Configuring Application Delivery
      • Dynamic Application Deployment Overview
      • Web Deployment Packages
      • Server Application Virtualization Overview
      • Configuring Server App-V Components
      • Sequencing and Deploying Virtual Applications
    • Creating the Private Cloud Building Blocks
      • Configuring Guest Operating System Profiles
      • Configuring Hardware Profiles
      • Configuring SQL Server Using SQL Server Profiles
      • Configuring Application Profiles
      • Configuring Virtual Machine Templates
      • Configuring the Self-Service User Role
    • Deploying and Accessing a Private Cloud
      • Understanding Private Cloud Computing
      • Installing and Configuring App Controller
      • Creating and Managing Services and Service Templates
    • Monitoring the Private Cloud Infrastructure
      • Operations Manager Architecture and Security
      • Upgrading Operations Manager 2007 R2
      • Configuring Notifications
      • Configuring Management Packs
      • Configuring Integration with System Center 2012
    • Extending and Customizing Monitoring of the Private Cloud Infrastructure
      • Configuring the SharePoint Server Portal
      • Monitoring Templates
      • Distributed Application Monitoring
    • Implementing Service Management for the Private Cloud
      • Service Manager Architecture Overview
      • Upgrading to System Center 2012 - Service Manager
      • Understanding Service Manager Work Items
      • Configuring Service Manager Connectors
      • Configuring Service Manager Notifications
    • Protecting the Private Cloud Infrastructure
      • Planning DPM Deployment
      • DPM Architecture and Components
      • Upgrading DPM
      • Configuring DPM for the Private Cloud
      • Configuring Application Protection for the Private Cloud
      • Restoring Applications to the Private Cloud
    • Automating and Standardizing the Private Cloud
      • Orchestrator Architecture and Components Overview
      • Deploying and Configuring Core Components
      • Managing Runbooks
      • Configuring Integration Packs
    • Configuring the Cloud Services Process Pack
      • Implementing the Cloud Services Process Pack
      • Service Level Management
  • Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe the key features of SharePoint 2013
    • Design an information architecture
    • Design logical and physical architectures
    • Install and configure SharePoint Server 2013
    • Create web applications and site collections
    • Plan and configure service applications
    • Manage users and permissions
    • Configure authentication for SharePoint 2013
    • Secure a SharePoint 2013 deployment
    • Manage taxonomy
    • Configure user profiles
    • Configure enterprise search
    • Monitor and maintain a SharePoint 2013 environment

    Course Outline

    • Introducing SharePoint Server 2013
      • Key Components of a SharePoint Deployment
      • New Features in SharePoint 2013
      • SharePoint 2013 Deployment Options
      • After completing this module, you will be able to:
      • Identify the capabilities and architecture of SharePoint 2013.
      • Identify new and deprecated features in SharePoint 2013.
      • Identify deployment options for SharePoint 2013.
    • Designing an Information Architecture
      • Identifying Business Requirements
      • Understanding Business Requirements
      • Organizing Information in SharePoint 2013
      • Planning for Discoverability
    • Designing a Logical Architecture
      • Overview of SharePoint 2013 Logical Architecture
      • Documenting Your Logical Architecture
    • Designing a Physical Architecture
      • Designing Physical Components for SharePoint Deployments
      • Designing Supporting Components for SharePoint Deployments
      • SharePoint Farm Topologies
      • Mapping a Logical Architecture Design to a Physical Architecture Design
    • Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013
      • Installing SharePoint Server 2013
      • Scripting Installation and Configuration
      • Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 Farm Settings
    • Creating Web Applications and Site Collections
      • Creating Web Applications
      • Configuring Web Applications
      • Creating and Configuring Site Collections
    • Planning and Configuring Service Applications
      • Introduction to Service Application Architecture
      • Creating and Configuring Service Applications
    • Managing Users and Permissions
      • Authorization in SharePoint 2013
      • Managing Access to Content
    • Configuring Authentication for SharePoint 2013
      • Overview of Authentication
      • Configuring Federated Authentication
      • Configuring Server-to-Server Authentication
    • Securing a SharePoint 2013 Deployment
      • Securing the Platform
      • Configuring Farm-Level Security
    • Managing Taxonomy
      • Managing Content Types
      • Understanding Term Stores and Term Sets
      • Managing Term Stores and Term Sets
    • Configuring User Profiles
      • Configuring the User Profile Service Application
      • Managing User Profiles and Audiences
    • Configuring Enterprise Search
      • Understanding the Search Service Architecture
      • Configuring Enterprise Search
      • Managing Enterprise Search
    • Monitoring and Maintaining a SharePoint 2013 Environment
      •  Monitoring a SharePoint 2013 Environment
      • Tuning and Optimizing a SharePoint Environment
      • Planning and Configuring Caching
      • Troubleshooting a SharePoint 2013 Environment
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012
    • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
    • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
    • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
    • Implementing TCP/IPv4
    • Implementing DHCP
    • Implementing DNS
    • Implementing IPv6
    • Implementing Local Storage
    • Implementing File and Print Services
    • Implementing Group Policy
    • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
    • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

    Course Outline

    • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
      • Windows Server 2012 Overview
      • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
      • Installing Windows Server 2012
      • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
      • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
    • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
      • Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
      • Overview of Domain Controllers
      • Installing a Domain Controller
    • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
      • Managing User Accounts
      • Managing Groups
      • Managing Computer Accounts
      • Delegating Administration
    • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
      • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
      • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
      • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
    • Implementing IPv4
      • Overview of TCP/IP
      • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
      • Subnetting and Supernetting
      • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
    • Implementing DHCP
      • Installing a DHCP Server
      • Configuring DHCP Scopes
      • Managing a DHCP Database
      • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
    • Implementing DNS
      • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
      • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
      • Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones
    • Implementing IPv6
      • Overview of IPv6
      • IPv6 Addressing
      • Coexistence with IPv6
      • IPv6 Transition Technologies
    • Implementing Local Storage
      • Overview of Storage
      • Managing Disks and Volumes
      • Implementing Storage Pools
    • Implementing File and Print Services
      • Securing Files and Folders
      • Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
      • Configuring Network Printing
    • Implementing Group Policy
      • Overview of Group Policy
      • Group Policy Processing
      • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
    • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
      • Windows Security Overview
      • Security Settings
      • Restricting Software
      • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
    • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
      • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
      • Implementing Hyper-V
      • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
      • Managing Virtual Networks

     

  • Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012

    Duration

    35 Hours

    Overview

    After completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Describe the private cloud infrastructure.
    • Configure and optimize business unit clouds.
    • Deploy cloud services.
    • Monitor private cloud services.
    • Configure application performance monitoring.
    • Operate and extend service management in the private cloud.
    • Automate incident creation, remediation, and change requests.
    • Implement problem management in the private cloud.
    • Automate Self-Service provisioning.
    • Protect the resources in the private cloud by using Data Protection Manager.
    • Configure compliance in the private cloud.
    • Configure SLAs, dashboards, and widgets. 

    Course Outline

    • Introduction to the Private Cloud
      • Overview of the Cloud Computing Model
      • Requirements for the Private Cloud
      • Operating a Private Cloud Infrastructure with System Center
      • Maintaining the Health of the Private Cloud
      • Integrating System Center Components
      • Verifying the Compliance of the Private Cloud Infrastructure
    • Configuring and Optimizing Business Unit Clouds
      • Overview of System Center Virtual Machine Manager
      • Managing a Virtual Environment with Virtual Machine Manager
      • Creating Business Unit Clouds
    • Deploying Cloud Services
      • Overview of Service Templates
      • VMM Profiles
      • Web Deploy Packages
      • Overview of Server App-V
      • Data-Tier Application Packages
    • Monitoring Private Cloud Services
      • Overview of System Center Operations Manager
      • Agent Deployment in Operations Manager
      • Configuring Custom Monitoring
      • Monitoring the Network Infrastructure
      • Monitoring Distributed Applications
    • Configuring Application Performance Monitoring
      • Application Performance Monitoring
      • Advanced Monitoring in Application Performance Monitoring
      • Viewing Application Performance in Operations Manager
    • Operating and Extending Service Management in the Private Cloud
      • Overview of Service Manager
      • Configuring Security and User Roles
      • Configuring Work Items
      • Configuring Incident Queues
      • Configuring Service Offerings
    • Automatic Incident Creation, Remediation, and Change Requests
      • Overview of System Center Orchestrator 2012
      • Integrating Orchestrator with Operations Manager and Service Manager
    • Problem Management in the Private Cloud
      • Overview of Problem Management
      • Creating Custom Rules
    • Automating Self-Service Provisioning
      • Installing and Configuring the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack
      • Cloud Services Configuration Items
      • Cloud Services Request Items
    • Private Cloud Protection and Recovery
      • Protecting Data in the Private Cloud
      • Recovering Data in the Private Cloud
    • Configuring Compliance in the Private Cloud
      • Overview of the Process Pack for IT GRC
      • Installing and Configuring the Process Pack for IT GRC
      • Implementing an IT GRC Control Management Program
      • Maintaining Compliance through VMM Security Baselines and System Center Advisor
    • Configuring SLAs, Dashboards, and Widgets
      • Service Level Tracking
      • Configuring and Deploying Widgets and Dashboards
      • Publishing Real-Time State with Microsoft Visio Snap-in
      • System Center Analytics
      • Using Excel and SSRS to View Data
      • Overview of PerformancePoint
  • CRM Track Dynamics XP

    • Customer Service in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Identify the key set of terms, phrases and elements to effectively work with Customer Service Scenarios and Terminology
      • Recognize why cases are the fundamental record type in service management, and represent a single incident of service.
      • Use Queues to organize and store Activities and Cases that are waiting to be processed.
      • Effectively search the Knowledge Base to access a repository of informational articles used to assist customer service representatives in the resolution of cases.
      • Utilize Contract Management to specify the amount of support services a customer is entitled to.
      • Use reporting functionality to gain insight into trends, performance, and identifying opportunities and potential issues.
      • Practice Goal Management features to establish and track progress against target values for key performance indicators.
      • Use the Service scheduling functionality and how it is designed to assist organizations when providing services that require complex combinations of resources. 

      Course Outline

      • Introduction
        • Customer Scenarios
        • Customer Service Entities and Record Types
      • Cases
        • Creating Case Records
        • Understanding the Process Ribbon and Menu Options
        • Case Resolution, Canceling and Deleting
        • Assigning Case Records
        • Other Actions on Cases From Forms and Views
        • Working with the Subject Tree
        • Working with the Case List and Views
      • Knowledge Base
        • Article Templates
        • Creating, Approving and Publishing Articles
        • Using and Searching the Knowledge Base
        • Cases and Knowledge Base Articles
        • Sending Knowledge Base Articles
      • Queue Management
        • Queue Management
      • ContractsMicrosoft Dynamics CRM provides many features that organizations can use to manage the services they provide to customers.
        • Contracts and Contract Templates
        • Creating and Working with Contracts
        • Using Contracts with Cases
      • Analysis, Reports and Goals
        • Customer Service Reports
        • Customer Service Charts and Dashboards
        • Customer Service Goals and Metrics
      • Service Scheduling
        • Service Scheduling Scenarios
        • Service Scheduling Terminology
        • Service Scheduling Process
        • Resources, Services and Selection Rules
        • Include Customer Preferences
        • Understand Sites and Same-Site Requirements
        • Manage Business Closures
        • Explain the Service Activity Scheduling Engine
        • Working with Service Activities and the Service Calendar
        • Close, Cancel, or Reschedule a Service Activity
    • Customization and Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

      Duration

      28 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Design and implement strategies for the creation of Business Units and Security Roles
      • Configure Microsoft Dynamics CRM Users and Teams
      • Describe the principles of customizing the system
      • Create and configure fields for both custom and system entities
      • Create and configure custom entities, including standard and activity entities
      • Design, create and configure relationships between entities
      • Create and configure Views, Charts and Forms for both system and custom entities
      • Implement Field Security and Access Team Templates in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
      • Design, create and configure Solutions in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
      • Design, create and configure Business Rules and Business Process Flows to guide users through their work

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Customizing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013Lessons
      • Building a Security Model in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013
      • Customizing Entities
      • Customizing Fields
      • Managing Relationships
      • Customizing Forms
      • Configuring Business Rules
      • Customizing Views
      • Customizing Charts and Dashboards
      • Additional Security Options
      • Business Process Flows
    • Delivering Microsoft Dynamics Solutions with Sure Step

      Duration

      21Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • After completing this course, students should be able to:
      • Understand project management essentials.
      • Identify waterfall fundamentals.
      • Exam agile essentials.
      • Examine how to prepare and plan for a Diagnostic phase.
      • Decide, plan, and deliver Sure Step decision accelerators.
      • Define the scope of the project based on results from the decision accelerator.
      • Guide the customer toward the most efficient implementation process and project type.
      • Produce time and cost estimates for the project.
      • Plan the resources for the project and plan for risks.
      • Prepare for and conduct the Kickoff meeting with the Customer.
      • Determine if a Solutions Overview is necessary.
      • Understand the Detailed Business Process Analysis.
      • Identify and document functional requirement Fits and Gaps.
      • Control scope creep by implementing proposal management.
      • Plan early for the Deployment phase by creating a deployment plan.
      • Learn how to use solution design documents.
      • Examine Performance Reporting and Status Reporting.
      • Plan and perform testing activities across different phases.
      • Conduct a tollgate review.
      • Examine the Sure Step Agile project type.
      • Prepare and conduct the cutover from the non-production to production environment.
      • Understand the importance of quality management during the Operation phase.
      • Identify how to work towards project closure.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Projects
        • What is a Project
        • Project Challenges
        • Project Management
        • Agile Models
      • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Model
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Client
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Online
        • Project Repositories
      • Project Planning and Solution Envisioning in the Diagnostic Phase
        • Position Solution Envisioning and the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Top-Down View on the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Overview and Positioning of Decision Accelerator offerings.
        • Introduction to the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Case Study.
      • Delivering Decision Accelerators
        • Use the tools, templates, and links to help you deliver the Requirements and Process Review decision accelerator
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Proposal Generation
        • Final Licensing and Services Agreement
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Risk Management
        • Quality Management
        • Communication Management
        • Managing Scope Changes
        • Resource Management
      • Waterfall Delivery
        • Analysis Phase
        • Design Phase
        • Development Phase
      • Agile Delivery
        • Agile Preparation
        • Agile Execution
      • Deployment Phase
        • Conduct User Training
        • Testing Activities During the Deployment phase
        • The Production environment
        • Create the Production Operations guide
        • Data migration
        • Go-Live
      • Operation Phase
        • Quality Management
        • Additional Operation Activities
        • Project Closure
    • Extending Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe how Microsoft Dynamics CRM is designed to be extended.
      • Recognize the core Microsoft Dynamics CRM developer extensibility features.
      • Explain how the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Security Model affects custom development and design.
      • Explain how "business logic" is incorporated into Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
      • Review the overview for how entities are structured and defined within the xRM Framework.
      • Examine how data access is handled with the application.
      • Recognize the skills developers will use to extend Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
      • Identify the resources that are available to support developers.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction
      • Overview
      • Common Platform Operations
      • Querying Data and Executing Operations
      • Implementing Business Processes
      • Plug-ins
      • Application Event Programming
      • Extending CRM 2013
      • Web Resources
      • Course Review
    • Installation and Deployment in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe the components that are required for a successful Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation.
      • Identify the hardware and software requirements for components of a Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation.
      • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server.
      • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions.
      • Install and configure the Microsoft Dynamics CRM E-mail Router.
      • Describe the deployment methods for installing Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook.
      • Configure Claims-based authentication and Internet-facing deployment.
      • Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013.
      • Manage Microsoft Dynamics CRM organizations using the Deployment Manager.
      • Describe the high availability options for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

      Course Outline

      • System Requirement and Required Technologies
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Offerings
        • On-Premises Licensing Model
        • Online Licensing Model
        • Supporting Technologies
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server
        • Accessing Microsoft Dynamics CRM
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Office Outlook
        • Managing Emails
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Language Packs
        • Planning Overview
      • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server Requirements
        • Microsoft SQL Server Requirements
        • Active Directory Requirements
        • Components Installed During Server Setup
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Website
        • Required Installation Rights for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server
        • Supported Server Topologies
        • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server
        • Installation Troubleshooting
        • Post-Installation Tasks
        • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Using the Command Line
        • Deploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
      • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Overview
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions
        • Requirements for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Report Authoring Extension
        • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Reporting Extensions
      • Manage Microsoft Dynamics CRM with the Deployment Manager
        • Deployment Manager
        • Deployment Administrators
        • Create a New Organization
        • Manage Existing Organizations
        • Manage Servers
        • Configure Access from the Internet
        • Update Web Addresses
        • View License Information
        • Upgrade the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Edition
        • Redeploy Microsoft Dynamics CRM
        • Import Organizations
        • Administer the Deployment Using Windows PowerShell
      • Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013
        • Upgrade Considerations
        • Base and Extension Table Merge
        • Upgrade Process Phases
        • Phase 1 – Prepare to Upgrade
        • Phase 2 – Establish the Test Environment
        • Phase 3 – Upgrade and Validate the Test Environment
        • Phase 4 – Upgrade and Validate the Production Deployment
        • Perform an In-Place Upgrade of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server
        • Perform a Migration Using the Same Instance of SQL Server
        • Perform a Migration Using a New Instance of SQL Server
        • Upgrade the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Email Router
        • Plan the Upgrade of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for Outlook
        • Upgrade Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for Outlook
      • Email Management
        • Email Processing
        • Email Tracking and Correlation
        • Mailbox Monitoring
        • Synchronization Methods
        • Email Address Approval
        • Overview of the Email Router
        • Install the Email Router and Rule Deployment Wizard
        • Configure the Email Router
        • Set Up a Forward Mailbox for the Email Router
        • Deploy Inbox Rules
        • Install the Email Router on Multiple Computers
        • Troubleshooting
        • Overview of Server-Side Synchronization
        • Configure Server-Side Synchronization
        • Set Up a Forward Mailbox for Server-Side Synchronization
        • Migrate Email Router Settings
        • Email Integration Service Role
        • Test Email Configuration
        • Synchronize Appointments, Contacts, and Tasks
      • Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Microsoft Office Outlook
        • Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook Overview
        • Installation Requirements
        • Deployment Methods
        • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook
        • Configure Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook
        • Configure User Email Settings
        • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook Using the Command Line
        • Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook with Offline Capability
      • Configure an Internet-Facing Deployment
        • Overview of Claims-Based Authentication
        • Requirements for Configuring an Internet-Facing Deployment
        • Certificates
        • Install Active Directory Federation Services
        • Configure AD FS
        • Configure Claims-Based Authentication
        • Configure an IFD
      • Maintain and Troubleshoot a Deployment
        • Service Accounts
        • Manage System Jobs
        • Delete Records
        • Disaster Recovery
        • Manage SQL Databases
        • Troubleshooting
        • Configure Tracing
        • Update Microsoft Dynamics CRM
        • Manage Data Encryption
        • Best Practices Analyzer (BPA)
        • VSS Writer Service for Microsoft Dynamics CRM
        • Marketplace
      • High-Availability Options
        • Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server on Multiple Computers
        • Network Load Balancing
        • Clustering Microsoft SQL Server
        • Other SQL Server High-Availability Solutions
        • High-Availability Options for Other Supporting Components
    • Sales Management in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Understand the context of Sales Management and review real-life sales scenarios
      • Identify how the various elements of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Sales fit together
      • Review the basic terminology used throughout the application.
      • Review how the basic flow of sales activity in Microsoft Dynamics CRM begins with the entry of leads, and review ways to manage leads in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
      • Identify the role of leads, and when they can be used
      • Know the Lead to Opportunity process and the roles of these records.
      • Work with Sales Literature in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
      • Explore the steps to create and maintain Competitors.
      • Identify the features and benefits of the product catalog.
      • Create and maintain unit groups for the product catalog.
      • Add products to the product catalog, and describe the use of kit products and substitute products.
      • Create price lists and configure as appropriate for different customers, marketing campaigns and special offers.
      • Set up different price lists for different types of customers and marketing campaigns
      • Utilize the tools to available within Microsoft Dynamics CRM to capture important sales information and uncover new business opportunities.
      • Identify how Goal Management enables organizations to manage and analyze performance.
      • Use the Sales Analysis tools that Microsoft Dynamics CRM provides analyze and report on sales-related information 

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Sales Management
        • Customer Scenarios
        • Basic Record Types
      • Lead Management
        • Lead to Opportunity Process Form and Process Ribbon
        • Convert Activity Records to Leads
        • Qualifying and Disqualifying Leads
        • Create, Maintain, and Use Sales Literature
        • Create, Maintain, and Use Competitors
      • Working with Opportunity Records
        • Create Opportunities and Work with Opportunity Form
        • Changing Opportunity Status
      • Working with the Product Catalog
        • The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Product Catalog
        • Unit Groups
        • Adding and Maintaining Products
        • Creating, Maintaining and Using Price Lists
        • Currency Management
        • Creating a Price List
      • Sales Order Processing
        • Adding Line Items (Opportunity Products) to Opportunities
        • Quote Management
        • Working with Orders
        • Working with Invoices
      • Metrics and Goals
        • Configuring Goal Metrics
        • Configuring Fiscal Periods
        • Creating and Assigning Goal Records
        • Creating and Recalculating Parent and Child Goal Records
        • Creating a Rollup Query
      • Sales Analysis
        • Running Built-in Reports
        • Exporting Sales Information to Excel
        • Working with Charts and Dashboards
        • Working with System Charts from the Opportunity List
        • Working with Dashboards
        • Create a New Dashboard in the Workplace
        • Sharing DASHBOARDS, Charts and Advanced Find Queries

    Database Development & Administration Track

    • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide hands-on instruction and practice on installing and configuring Windows Server 2012, including Windows Server 2012 R2. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skillset and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of those core services, such as Networking, Storage.

      Course Outline

      • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
        • Windows Server 2012 Overview
        • Installing Windows Server 2012
        • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
        • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
        • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
      • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
        • Overview of AD DS
        • Overview of Domain Controllers
        • Installing a Domain Controller
      • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
        • Managing User Accounts
        • Managing Groups
        • Managing Computer Accounts
        • Delegating Administration
      • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
        • Using Command-line Tools for AD DS Administration
        • Using Windows PowerShell for AD DS Administration
        • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
      • Implementing IPv4
        • Overview of TCP/IP
        • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
        • Subnetting and Supernetting
        • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
      • Implementing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
        • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
        • Configuring DHCP Scopes
        • Managing a DHCP Database
        • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
      • Implementing DNS
        • Name Resolution for Windows Clients and Servers
        • Installing a DNS Server
        • Managing DNS Zones
      • Implementing IPv6
        • Overview of IPv6
        • IPv6 Addressing
        • Coexistence with IPv4
        • IPv6 Transition Technologies
      • Implementing Local Storage
        • Overview of Storage
        • Managing Disks and Volumes
        • Implementing Storage Spaces
      • Implementing File and Print Services
        • Securing Files and Folders
        • Protecting Shared Files and Folders by Using Shadow Copies
        • Configuring Work Folders
        • Configuring Network Printing
      • Implementing Group Policy
        • Overview of Group Policy
        • Group Policy Processing
        • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
      • Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
        • Security Overview for Windows Operating Systems
        • Configuring Security Settings
        • Restricting Software
        • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
      • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
        • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
        • Implementing Hyper-V
        • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
        • Managing Virtual Networks
    • Designing Database Solutions for SQL Server 2012

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      This course describes how to design and monitor high performance, highly available data solutions with SQL Server 2012. This course focuses on creating plans and designs for database structure, storage, objects, and servers. Students will have the opportunity to practices hands-on skills and design tasks in a virtual lab environment and will learn about topics such as data compression, high availability, data migration, security, and scalability.

      This course maps to skills and knowledge measured by Microsoft Exam 70-465, and in conjunction with on-the-job experience, can help prepare your for the exam.

      Course Outline

      • Designing a Database Server Infrastructure
        • Relational Database Design Techniques
        • Planning Schemas and Tables
      • Designing a Physical Database Implementation
        • Planning Files and Filegroups
        • Planning a Partitioning Data
        • Planning Compression
      • Incorporating Data Files into Databases
        • Considerations for Working with Data Files in SQL Server 2012
        • Implementing FileStream and FileTables
        • Searching Data Files
      • Tuning Database Performance
        • Optimizing Query Performance by Using Indexes
        • Working with Query Plans
        • Performance Monitoring
      • Designing Database Security
        • Introduction to Security Planning
        • Planning Security
        • Contained Databases
        • Protecting Data with Encryption
      • Policy Based Management
        • Introduction to Policy-Based Management
        • Planning and Implementing Policy-Based Management
      • Monitoring Server Health
        • Introduction to Server Health Monitoring
        • SQL Server Utility
      • Designing a Database Backup Solution
        • SQL Server Backup and Restore
        • Planning a Recovery Strategy
      • Automating Multi-Server Maintenance
        • Overview of Maintenance Automation
        • Managing Multiple Servers
      • Managing SQL Server with PowerShell
        • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
        • Scripting with Windows PowerShell
      • Replicating Data
        • SQL Server Replication
        • Planning Replication
      • Planning High Availability
        • High Availability in SQL Server 2012
        • Always On Availability Groups
    • Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      This 5-day instructor-led course introduces SQL Server 2012 and describes logical table design, indexing and query plans. It also focusses on the creation of database objects including views, stored procedures, along with parameters, and functions. Other common aspects of procedure coding, such as transactions, concurrency, error handling, triggers, and SQL CLR are also covered in this course. Also this course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-464

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to SQL Server 2012 and its Toolset
        • Introduction to the SQL Server Platform
        • Working with SQL Server Tools
        • Configuring SQL Server Services
      • Working with Data Types
        • Using Data Types
        • Working with Character Data
        • Converting Data Types
        • Specialized Data Types
      • Designing and Implementing Tables
        • Designing Tables
        • Working with Schemas
        • Creating and Altering Tables
      • Ensuring Data Integrity through Constraints
        • Enforcing Data Integrity
        • Implementing Domain Integrity
        • Implementing Entity and Referential Integrity
      • Planning for SQL Server 2012 Indexing
        • Core Indexing Concepts
        • Data Types and Indexes
        • Single Column and Composite Indexes
      • Implementing Table Structures in SQL Server 2012
        • SQL Server Table Structures
        • Working with Clustered Indexes
        • Designing Effective Clustered Indexes
      • Reading SQL Server 2012 Execution Plans
        • Execution Plan Core Concepts
        • Common Execution Plan Elements
        • Working with Execution Plans
      • Improving Performance through Nonclustered Indexes
        • Designing Effective Nonclustered Indexes
        • Implementing Nonclustered Indexes
        • Using the Database Engine Tuning Advisor
      • Designing and Implementing Views
        • Introduction to Views
        • Creating and Managing Views
        • Performance Considerations for Views
      • Designing and Implementing Stored Procedures
        • Introduction to Stored Procedures
        • Working With Stored Procedures
        • Implementing Parameterized Stored Procedures
        • Controlling Execution Context
      • Merging Data and Passing Tables
        • Using the MERGE Statement
        • Implementing Table Types
        • Using TABLE Types As Parameters
      • Designing and Implementing User-Defined Functions
        • Overview of Functions
        • Designing and Implementing Scalar Functions
        • Designing and Implementing Table-Valued Functions
        • Implementation Considerations for Functions
        • Alternatives to Functions
      • Creating Highly Concurrent SQL Server 2012 Applications
        • Introduction to Transactions
        • Introduction to Locks
        • Management of Locking
        • Transaction Isolation Levels
      • Handling Errors in T-SQL Code
        • Understanding T-SQL Error Handling
        • Implementing T-SQL Error Handling
        • Implementing Structured Exception Handling
      • Responding to Data Manipulation via Triggers
        • Designing DML Triggers
        • Implementing DML Triggers
        • Advanced Trigger Concepts
      • Implementing Managed Code in SQL Server 2012
        • Introduction to SQL CLR Integration
        • Importing and Configuring Assemblies
        • Implementing SQL CLR Integration
      • Storing XML Data in SQL Server 2012
        • Introduction to XML and XML Schemas
        • Storing XML Data and Schemas in SQL Server
        • Implementing the XML Data Type
      • Querying XML Data in SQL Server
        • Using the T-SQL FOR XML Statement
        • Getting Started with XQuery
        • Shredding XML
      • Working with SQL Server 2012 Spatial Data
        • Introduction to Spatial Data
        • Working with SQL Server Spatial Data Types
        • Using Spatial Data in Applications
      • Working with Full-Text Indexes and Queries
        • Introduction to Full-Text Indexing
        • Implementing Full-Text Indexes in SQL Server
        • Working with Full-Text Queries
    • Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      Data warehousing is a solution organizations use to centralize business data for reporting and analysis. This five-day instructor-led course focuses on teaching individuals how to create a data warehouse with SQL Server 2012, implement ETL with SQL Server Integration Services, and validate and cleanse data with SQL Server Data Quality Services and SQL Server Master Data Services. This course helps people prepare for exam 70-463.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Data Warehousing
        • Overview of Data Warehousing
        • Considerations for a Data Warehouse Solution
      • Data Warehouse Hardware
        • Considerations for Building a Data Warehouse
        • Data Warehouse Reference Architectures and Appliances
      • Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse
        • Logical Design for a Data Warehouse
        • Physical Design for a Data Warehouse
      • Creating an ETL Solution with SSIS
        • Introduction to ETL with SSIS
        • Exploring Source Data
        • Implementing Data Flow
      • Implementing Control Flow in an SSIS Package
        • Introduction to Control Flow
        • Creating Dynamic Packages
        • Using Containers
        • Managing Consistency
      • Debugging and Troubleshooting SSIS Packages
        • Debugging an SSIS Package
        • Logging SSIS Package Events             
        • Handling Errors in an SSIS Package
      • Implementing an Incremental ETL Process
        • Introduction to Incremental ETL
        • Extracting Modified Data
        • Loading Modified Data
      • Incorporating Data from the Cloud into a Data Warehouse
        • Overview of Cloud Data Sources
        • SQL Server Database
        • The Windows Azure Marketplace
      • Enforcing Data Quality
        • Introduction to Data Quality
        • Using Data Quality Services to Cleanse Data
        • Using Data Quality Services to Match Data
      • Using Master Data Services
        • Introduction to Master Data Services
        • Implementing a Master Data Services Model
        • Using the Master Data Services Add-in for Excel
      • Extending SQL Server Integration Services
        • Using Custom Components in SSIS
        • Using Scripts in SSIS
      • Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages
        • Overview of SSIS Deployment
        • Deploying SSIS Projects
        • Planning SSIS Package Execution
      • Consuming Data in a Data Warehouse
        • Introduction to Business Intelligence
        • Introduction to Reporting
        • Introduction to Data Analysis
    • Implementing Data Models and Reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

      Duration

      32 Hours

      Overview

      This five-day instructor-led course teaches students how to empower information workers through self-service analytics and reporting. Students will learn how to implement multidimensional analysis solutions, create PowerPivot and tabular data models, deliver rich data visualizations with PowerView and SQL Server Reporting Services, and discover business insights by using data mining.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Modeling
        • Introduction to Business Intelligence
        • The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform
      • The Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform
        • Introduction to Reporting Services
        • Creating a Report with Report Designer
        • Grouping and Aggregating Data in a Report
        • Showing Data Graphically
        • Filtering Reports by Using Parameters
        • Publishing and Viewing a Report
      • Supporting Self Service Reporting
        • Introduction to Self Service Reporting
        • Shared Data Sources and Datasets
        • Report Parts
      • Managing Report Execution and Delivery
        • Managing Report Security
        • Managing Report Execution
        • Subscriptions and Data Alert
        • Troubleshooting Reporting Services
      • Creating Multidimensional Databases
        • Introduction to Multidimensional Analysis
        • Creating Data Sources and Data Source Views
        • Creating a Cube
        • Overview of Cube Security
      • Working with Dimensions
        • Configuring Dimensions
        • Defining Attribute Hierarchies
        • Sorting and Grouping Attributes
      • Working with Measures and Measure Groups
        • Working with Measures
        • Working with Measure Groups
      • Introduction to MDX
        • MDX Fundamentals
        • Adding Calculations to a Cube
        • Using MDX to Query a Cube
      • Customizing Cube Functionality
        • Working with Key Performance Indicators
        • Working with Actions
        • Working with Perspectives
        • Working with Translations
      • Implementing a Tabular Data Model with Microsoft PowerPivot
        • Introduction to Tabular Data Models and PowerPivot Technologies
        • Creating a Tabular Data Model by Using PowerPivot for Excel
        • Sharing a PowerPivot Workbook and Using PowerPivot Gallery
      • Introduction to DAX
        • DAX Fundamentals
        • Using DAX to Create Calculated Column and Measures in a Tabular Data Model
      • Implementing an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model
        • Introduction to Analysis Services Tabular Data Model Projects
        • Developing an Analysis Services Tabular Data Model in SQL Server Data Tools
      • Creating Data Visualizations with Power View
        • Introduction to Power View
        • Visualizing Data with Power View
      • Performing Predictive Analysis with Data Mining
        • Overview of Data Mining
        • Creating a Data Mining Solution
        • Validating a Data Mining Solution
        • Consuming a Data Mining Solution
    • Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012-DB Track

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use SQL Server 2012 product features and tools related to maintaining a database.Also this course helps you prepare for the Exam 70-462.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2012
        • Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012
        • Getting Started with SQL Server Management Studio
      • Getting Started with SQL Azure
        • Overview of SQL Azure
        • Working with SQL Azure
      • Introduction to T-SQL Querying
        • Introducing T-SQL
        • Understanding Sets
        • Understanding Predicate Logic
        • Understanding the Logical Order of Operations in SELECT statements
      • Writing SELECT Queries
        • Writing Simple SELECT Statements
        • Eliminating Duplicates with DISTINCT
        • Using Column and Table Aliases
        • Writing Simple CASE Expressions
      • Querying Multiple Tables
        • Understanding Joins
        • Querying with Inner Joins
        • Querying with Outer Joins
        • Querying with Cross Joins and Self Joins
      • Sorting and Filtering Data
        • Sorting Data
        • Filtering Data with a WHERE Clause
        • Filtering with the TOP and OFFSET-FETCH Options
        • Working with Unknown and Missing Values
      • Working with SQL Server 2012 Data Types
        • Introducing SQL Server 2012 Data Types
        • Working with Character Data
        • Working with Date and Time Data
      • Using Built-In Functions
        • Writing Queries with Built-In Functions
        • Using Conversion Functions
        • Using Logical Functions
        • Using Functions to Work with NULL
      • Grouping and Aggregating Data
        • Using Aggregate Functions
        • Using the GROUP BY Clause
        • Filtering Groups with HAVING
      • Using Subqueries
        • Writing Self-Contained Subqueries
        • Writing Correlated Subqueries
        • Using the EXISTS Predicate with Subqueries
      • Using Table Expressions
        • Using Derived Tables
        • Using Common Table Expressions
        • Using Views
        • Using Inline Table-Valued Functions
      • Using Set Operators
        • Writing Queries with the UNION Operator
        • Using EXCEPT and INTERSECT
        • Using APPLY
      • Using Window Ranking, Offset and Aggregate Functions
        • Creating Windows with OVER
        • Exploring Window Functions
      • Pivoting and Grouping Sets
        • Writing Queries with PIVOT and UNPIVOT
        • Working with Grouping Sets
      • Querying SQL Server Metadata
        • Querying System Catalog Views and Functions
        • Executing System Stored Procedures
        • Querying Dynamic Management Objects
      • Executing Stored Procedures
        • Querying Data with Stored Procedures
        • Passing Parameters to Stored Procedures
        • Creating Simple Stored Procedures
        • Working with Dynamic SQL
      • Programming with T-SQL
        • T-SQL Programming Elements
        • Controlling Program Flow
      • Implementing Error Handling
        • Using TRY / CATCH Blocks
        • Working with Error Information
      • Implementing Transactions
        • Transactions and the Database Engine
        • Controlling Transactions
      • Improving Query Performance
        • Factors in Query Performance
        • Displaying Query Performance Data

    Development Track Dynamics AX

    • Data Upgrade and Code Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      35 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Introduce the Source-to-target framework.
      • Discuss key features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 upgrade.
      • Describe the system architecture that is needed to perform an upgrade from Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 or Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • List the available options for cleaning data before an upgrade.
      • Describe the best practices to run an upgrade.
      • Configure Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft SQL Server for high upgrade performance.
      • Understand project planning challenges.
      • Explain the steps to upgrade code from Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 or Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Discuss ways that Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 has changed code that might affect a code upgrade.
      • Review the different kinds of data upgrade scripts.
      • Explain how to write source upgrade scripts.
      • Describe specific strategies for writing scripts.
      • Discuss some changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 that affect data upgrades.
      • Discuss techniques for debugging scripts.
      • Perform a data upgrade.

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Source-To-Target Framework
        • Preprocessing Framework
        • Upgrade Key Features
        • Upgrade References
      • Planning
        • Requirements for a Successful Upgrade
        • Data Preparation
        • Upgrade Readiness
        • Upgrade Best Practices
        • Configuration for Performance
        • Project Planning
      • Code Upgrade
        • Code Customization
        • Code Upgrade Process
        • Detect Upgrade Conflicts
        • Changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 that Affect Code
      • Data Upgrade
        • Data Upgrade Scripts
        • Install Upgrade Framework Files
        • Source Upgrade Scripts
        • Target Data Upgrade Scripts
        • Remove Obsolete Objects with Configuration Keys
        • Virtual Company Considerations
        • Write Scripts
        • Changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX that Affect Data Upgrade
        • Adding Checklist Items
        • Debugging
      • Perform a Data Upgrade
        • Prepare the Source
        • Preprocessing Upgrade State Transfer Tool
        • Prepare the Target
        • Data Upgrade
      • End to End
        • Overview
        • Planning
        • Code Upgrade
        • Data Upgrade
        • Perform a Data Upgrade
    • Delivering Microsoft Dynamics Solutions with Sure Step

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • After completing this course, students should be able to:
      • Understand project management essentials.
      • Identify waterfall fundamentals.
      • Exam agile essentials.
      • Examine how to prepare and plan for a Diagnostic phase.
      • Decide, plan, and deliver Sure Step decision accelerators.
      • Define the scope of the project based on results from the decision accelerator.
      • Guide the customer toward the most efficient implementation process and project type.
      • Produce time and cost estimates for the project.
      • Plan the resources for the project and plan for risks.
      • Prepare for and conduct the Kickoff meeting with the Customer.
      • Determine if a Solutions Overview is necessary.
      • Understand the Detailed Business Process Analysis.
      • Identify and document functional requirement Fits and Gaps.
      • Control scope creep by implementing proposal management.
      • Plan early for the Deployment phase by creating a deployment plan.
      • Learn how to use solution design documents.
      • Examine Performance Reporting and Status Reporting.
      • Plan and perform testing activities across different phases.
      • Conduct a tollgate review.
      • Examine the Sure Step Agile project type.
      • Prepare and conduct the cutover from the non-production to production environment.
      • Understand the importance of quality management during the Operation phase.
      • Identify how to work towards project closure.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Projects
        • What is a Project
        • Project Challenges
        • Project Management
        • Agile Models
      • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Model
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Client
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Online
        • Project Repositories
      • Project Planning and Solution Envisioning in the Diagnostic Phase
        • Position Solution Envisioning and the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Top-Down View on the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Overview and Positioning of Decision Accelerator offerings.
        • Introduction to the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Case Study.
      • Delivering Decision Accelerators
        • Use the tools, templates, and links to help you deliver the Requirements and Process Review decision accelerator
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Proposal Generation
        • Final Licensing and Services Agreement
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Risk Management
        • Quality Management
        • Communication Management
        • Managing Scope Changes
        • Resource Management
      • Waterfall Delivery
        • Analysis Phase
        • Design Phase
        • Development Phase
      • Agile Delivery
        • Agile Preparation
        • Agile Execution
      • Deployment Phase
        • Conduct User Training
        • Testing Activities During the Deployment phase
        • The Production environment
        • Create the Production Operations guide
        • Data migration
        • Go-Live
      • Operation Phase
        • Quality Management
        • Additional Operation Activities
        • Project Closure
    • Development I in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe the basic features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Review basic form navigation.
      • Review the 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.
      • Review licensing and configuration.
      • Explain the MorphX development environment and the Application Object Tree.
      • Design tables using MorphX.
      • Describe the different data types within Microsoft Dynamics AX.
      • Create a new table.
      • Learn how to create and modify indexes using MorphX.
      • Describe relations on Microsoft Dynamics AX tables.
      • Learn how to create and modify Enumerated data types.
      • Learn how to create and modify views.
      • Design and build Forms in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
      • Join two data sources on a form.
      • Create customized menus and menu items.
      • Create a form using form templates.
      • Know the components of a list page.
      • Create a new FactBox.
      • Describe the elements of Role Based Security in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
      • Setup a new user.
      • Assign roles to a user.
      • Assign a security role to a user.
      • Edit duties assigned to a role.
      • Edit privileges assigned to a duty.
      • Edit permissions assigned to a privilege.
      • Search for roles with access to a menu item.

      Course Outline

      • Architecture
        • Introduction
        • Features of Microsoft Dynamics AX
        • Architecture
        • Development Environment
        • Model Driven Architecture
        • Licensing and Configuration
      • Data Dictionary
        • Introduction
        • MorphX and the Application Object Tree
        • Tables
        • Data Types: Primitive and Extended
        • Creating Tables
        • Indexes
        • Relations
        • Base Enumerations
        • Views
      • User Interfaces
        • Introduction
        • Forms
        • Joining Data Sources
        • Menus Items
        • Form Templates
        • List Pages
        • FactBoxes
      • Security
        • Introduction
        • Definitions
        • Set Up a New User
        • Assign a User to a Role
        • Change Duties on a Role
        • Change Privileges on a Duty
        • Assign a Permission to a Privilege
        • Investigate Access
    • Development II in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Identify key features of developing with X++.
      • Describe the basic foundation of object-oriented programming.
      • Use the development tools available within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Create object and data models from existing application elements by using the Reverse Engineering tool.
      • Use best practices to instill good programming habits.
      • Declare and use extended data types for variables.
      • Use the various operators available in X++.
      • Control program flow using conditional statements in X++.
      • Repetitively call the same blocks of code by using Loop statements.
      • Use standard functions that are built in to the application.
      • Use output commands to display data and messages to the user.
      • Use the classes within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 X++ development.
      • Control access to methods using Access Control Method Modifiers.
      • Extend a class using the concept of inheritance.
      • Describe the differences between an object and a class.
      • Initialize variables in the appropriate place according to scoping rules.
      • Call methods within the same class.
      • Use the different method types available.
      • Describe the similarities and differences between tables and classes.
      • Use the eventing publisher and subscriber model when modifying code in the application.
      • Retrieve data from the database using a select statement.
      • Create, update and delete data in the database.
      • Use and build queries using kernel classes.
      • Examine the exception handling mechanism in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
      • Use the Try, Catch, and Retry statements.
      • Throw an exception from code.
      • Identify and create code used to handle optimistic concurrency exceptions.
      • Set permissions on application elements.
      • Design and create security policies.
      • Secure unsafe Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) using the Code Access Security framework.
      • Authenticate data returned from display methods.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to X++
        • Introduction
        • Characteristics of X++
        • Development Tools
        • Reverse Engineering
        • Best Practices
      • X++ Control Statements
        • Introduction
        • Introduction to Variables
        • Operators
        • Conditional Statements
        • Loops
        • Built-in Functions
        • Communication Tools
      • Classes and Objects
        • Introduction
        • Classes
        • Method Access Control
        • Inheritance
        • Objects
        • Scoping and Parameters in X++
        • Methods
        • Referencing Object Methods
        • Method Types
        • Table as Classes
        • Eventing
      • Accessing the Database
        • Introduction
        • Retrieving Data
        • Data Manipulation
        • Queries
      • Exception Handling
        • Introduction
        • Exceptions
        • Try and Catch Exceptions
        • Throwing Exceptions
        • Optimistic Concurrency Exceptions
      • Security for Developers
        • Introduction
        • Permissions
        • Security Policies
        • Code Access Security
        • Display Method Authorization
    • Installation and Configuration for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Review the main concepts of Installation and Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Discuss the architecture and requirements of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Install Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Add users to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and assign them to roles in the organization.
      • Understand the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 role based security architecture.
      • Describe architecture for Services and the Application Integration Framework.
      • Setup an inbound port using services.
      • Install services on IIS.
      • Explain the capabilities of workflow in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Configure an approval workflow.
      • Use the SQL Server Analysis Services Project Wizard.
      • Discuss the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 reporting architecture.
      • Deploy Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 SQL Server Reporting Services reports.
      • Deploy and configure Enterprise Portal.
      • Manage Models in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Setup alerts, email, and batch processing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Discuss the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 organization model at a high level.

      Course Outline

      • Overview and Planning
        • Overview
        • Server Setup
        • Domain Accounts
        • Planning
        • Architecture
        • Planning Hardware and Software
        • RAID Subsystem
        • Disaster Recovery
        • Staff Skills Review
        • Naming Convention
        • Components
      • Managing Users and Security
        • Security Overview
        • Authentication
        • Adding Users
        • Adding Active Directory Groups
        • Role Based Security
        • Extensible Data Security Framework
        • Customizing Security
      • Services
        • Services Overview
        • Administration
        • Integration and Planning
        • Infrastructure and Deployment
        • Troubleshoot and Monitor Services
        • Security
      • Workflow
        • General Features
        • Architecture
        • Create a Workflow
        • Graphical Workflow Editor
        • Configure an Approval Element
        • Configure Decisions
        • Configure a Parallel Activity
        • Configure a Sub Workflow
        • Configure Line-Item Workflows
        • Configure Tasks
        • Completing a Workflow Configuration
        • Workflow Types
        • Administration
        • Inquiries and Reports
      • Analytics
        • Cube Overview
        • Installation and Deployment
        • Configuration
        • Security
      • Reporting
        • Overview
        • Planning Considerations for Reporting
        • Batch Support
        • Installation and Deployment
        • Configure Report Servers
        • Security Considerations
      • Enterprise Portal
        • About Enterprise Portal
        • Installation
        • Security and Authentication
        • Deployment
        • Configuration and Administration
      • Administration
        • Model Management
        • System Monitoring
        • System Administration
        • Set Up and Manage Emails
        • Set Up and Manage Batch Processing
        • Set Up and Manage Alerts
      • Organization Model
        • About Organizations and Organizational Hierarchies
        • Plan the Organizational Hierarchy
        • Working with Legal Entities
        • Working with Operational Units
        • Working with Organizational Hierarchies
        • Organization Hierarchy Examples
    • Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants 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

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Powerful Solution
        • Agile Solution
        • Simple Solution
        • Pervasive Interoperability
        • Industry Focus
        • Functionality
      • Basic Navigation
        • Rich client user interface
        • Alerts
        • View details
        • Help
        • Personalization
        • Workflow
        • Quicktips
      • Enterprise Portal
        • Enterprise Portal users
        • Enterprise Portal user interface
      • Reporting
        • Reporting and Business Intelligence (BI) users
        • Reporting and BI tools
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX tools
        • SQL Reporting Services
        • SQL Analysis Services
        • Other tools
      • System Administration
        • Organization Structure
        • Basic Data Setup
        • Users
        • Data Import/Export
      • Technology
        • System Architecture
        • Development Environments
        • Model Driven Architecture
    • SQL Optimization for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Create a plan for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 infrastructure.
      • Configure parameters to improve the performance of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Create Maintenance plans in SQL Server to maintain the performance of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Design data structures in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to improve their performance.
      • Evaluate table design structure in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to improve performance.
      • Tune indexes.
      • Tune queries.
      • Review X++ best practices that affect performance.    
      • Define a performance tuning approach.
      • Understand the tools available to monitor and solve performance problems.

      Course Outline

      • Infrastructure and Capacity Planning for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Architecture Review
        • Sizing Questions
        • Hardware Sizing Resources
        • Moving from Theory to Practice
      • Configuration Best Practices
        • SQL Server Configuration
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Settings
        • Design Effective SQL Server Maintenance Plans
      • Database Design Considerations
        • Create and Maintain Database Objects
        • Data Types
        • Table Caching
        • Table Inheritance
        • Temporary Tables
        • Indexing
        • Concurrency Control
        • Data Compression
      • X++ SQL Code Best Practices
        • Index Tuning
        • Query Tuning
      • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 X++ Coding for Performance Best Practices
        • Development Practices to Do and Not Do
        • Code Placement
        • Batching and Batch Strategies
        • Form Considerations
        • Response Time Expectations
      • Post-Implementation: Monitoring and Performance
        • Performance Tuning Approach
        • Locking, Blocking, and Deadlocks
        • SQL Server Reporting Services and Enterprise Portal Performance Tuning
        • Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics AX (DynamicsPerf)
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX Trace Parser
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX Diagnostic Framework (Beta)
        • Windows Performance Monitor (PerfMon)
        • Other Tools
        • Tools to be Cautious About
        • CIL

    Finanacial Dynamics AX Track

    • Delivering Microsoft Dynamics Solutions with Sure Step

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • After completing this course, students should be able to:
      • Understand project management essentials.
      • Identify waterfall fundamentals.
      • Exam agile essentials.
      • Examine how to prepare and plan for a Diagnostic phase.
      • Decide, plan, and deliver Sure Step decision accelerators.
      • Define the scope of the project based on results from the decision accelerator.
      • Guide the customer toward the most efficient implementation process and project type.
      • Produce time and cost estimates for the project.
      • Plan the resources for the project and plan for risks.
      • Prepare for and conduct the Kickoff meeting with the Customer.
      • Determine if a Solutions Overview is necessary.
      • Understand the Detailed Business Process Analysis.
      • Identify and document functional requirement Fits and Gaps.
      • Control scope creep by implementing proposal management.
      • Plan early for the Deployment phase by creating a deployment plan.
      • Learn how to use solution design documents.
      • Examine Performance Reporting and Status Reporting.
      • Plan and perform testing activities across different phases.
      • Conduct a tollgate review.
      • Examine the Sure Step Agile project type.
      • Prepare and conduct the cutover from the non-production to production environment.
      • Understand the importance of quality management during the Operation phase.
      • Identify how to work towards project closure.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Projects
        • What is a Project
        • Project Challenges
        • Project Management
        • Agile Models
      • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Model
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Client
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Online
        • Project Repositories
      • Project Planning and Solution Envisioning in the Diagnostic Phase
        • Position Solution Envisioning and the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Top-Down View on the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Overview and Positioning of Decision Accelerator offerings.
        • Introduction to the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Case Study.
      • Delivering Decision Accelerators
        • Use the tools, templates, and links to help you deliver the Requirements and Process Review decision accelerator
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Proposal Generation
        • Final Licensing and Services Agreement
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Risk Management
        • Quality Management
        • Communication Management
        • Managing Scope Changes
        • Resource Management
      • Waterfall Delivery
        • Analysis Phase
        • Design Phase
        • Development Phase
      • Agile Delivery
        • Agile Preparation
        • Agile Execution
      • Deployment Phase
        • Conduct User Training
        • Testing Activities During the Deployment phase
        • The Production environment
        • Create the Production Operations guide
        • Data migration
        • Go-Live
      • Operation Phase
        • Quality Management
        • Additional Operation Activities
        • Project Closure
    • Financial I in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      28 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Set up General Ledger.
      • Set up a Chart of Accounts.
      • Set up Journals.
      • Enter General Ledger Transactions.
      • Set up Sales Tax Components.
      • Set up Reason Codes and use the Fill Utility.
      • Set up Bank Accounts and Bank Parameters.
      • Enter Bank Transactions.
      • Set up Accounts Payable.
      • Enter Accounts Payable Transactions.
      • Set up Accounts Receivable.
      • Enter Accounts Receivable Transaction

      Course Outline

      • General Ledger Setup
        • Currency and Exchange Rate Setup
        • Periods and Fiscal Year Setup
        • Date Intervals
        • Reason Codes
        • Financial Dimensions
        • Financial Dimension Sets
        • Period Allocations
      • Chart of Accounts Setup
        • Main Account Categories
        • Chart of Accounts
        • Main Account Information
        • Main Account Administration Information
        • Main Account Setup Information
        • Configuring Account Structures
        • Advanced Rules
        • Ledger Setup
        • Accounts for Automatic Transactions
        • Inquiries and Reports Related to the Chart of Accounts
      • Journal Setup
        • Journal Setup
        • Journal Controls
        • Journal Descriptions
        • Balance Control Accounts
        • General Ledger Parameters
      • General Ledger Daily Procedures
        • General Ledger Journals
        • Enter General Ledger Transactions
        • Posting Multiple Journals
        • Approval Journals
        • Gathering Data for an Approval Journal
        • Voucher Templates
        • Periodic Journals
        • General Ledger Transaction Reversal
        • Reversing Entries - General Journal
        • Inquire and View Reports on Daily Journal Transactions
      • Sales Tax Setup
        • Sales Tax Overview
        • Ledger Posting Groups
        • Sales Tax Authorities
        • Sales Tax Settlement Periods
        • Sales Tax Codes
        • Sales Tax Code Intervals
        • Sales Tax Groups
        • Item Sales Tax Groups
        • Sales Tax Jurisdictions
        • Sales Tax Transactions
        • Sales Tax Exemption
        • Withholding Sales Tax
      • Financial Features
        • Financial Reason Codes
        • Fill Utility
      • Cash and Bank Management Setup
        • Bank Transaction Types
        • Bank Transaction Groups
        • Cash and Bank Management Parameters
        • Payment Purpose Codes
        • Bank Groups
        • Bank Accounts
        • Check Layout
      • Cash and Bank Management Daily Procedures
        • Create Checks
        • Delete a Check
        • Deposit Slips
        • Void Unposted Checks
        • Refund Checks
        • Bank Remittance
        • Payment Reversal
        • Reconcile a Bank Account
      • Accounts Payable Daily Procedures
        • Invoice Journals in Accounts Payable
        • Invoice Register
        • Invoice Approval Journal
        • Vendor Invoice Pool Excluding Posting Details
        • Invoice Journal
        • Voucher Template
        • Payment Journals
        • Prepayments
        • Invoice Matching
        • Charges to Purchase Order Invoices
        • Edit Open Transactions
        • Reverse a Closed Transaction
        • Print Management
      • Accounts Receivable Setup
        • Payment Schedule
        • Terms of Payment
        • Payment Days
        • Cash Discounts
        • Payment Fee
        • Methods of Payment
        • Customer Groups
        • Accounts Receivable Posting Profiles
        • Accounts Receivable Customers
      • Accounts Receivable Daily Procedures
        • Free Text Invoice - Description and Usage
        • Payment Journals
        • Edit Open Transactions
        • Placing an Accounts Receivable Transaction on Hold
        • Reverse Settlements
        • Reimburse a Customer
        • Reason Codes
        • Print Management
    • Financial II in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      28 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Set up Basic Budgeting and configure Budget Controls.
      • Enter Budget Data.
      • Define an Encumbrance and complete year-end Commitments.
      • Set up Cash Flow Forecasting and create and calculate Cash Flow transactions.
      • Set up and run Foreign Currency Revaluation.
      • Set up and process Advanced Payments.
      • Set up Intercompany Accounting and post and trace Intercompany transactions.
      • Set up Consolidation and Subsidiary Companies.
      • Print Customer Statements, process Collection Letters, set up Interest Codes and calculate Interest.
      • Define Workflows and create financial module Approvals.
      • Complete Year-End steps and procedures.
      • Create and print Financial Statements

      Course Outline

      • Budgeting
        • Budgeting Overview
        • Basic Budgeting Setup
        • Budget Control
        • Configuring Budget Control
      • Use and Manage Budgets
        • Budget Amounts
        • Using Budget Control
        • Budget Reporting and Inquiries
        • Budget Transaction Web Services
        • Integrated Budgeting
        • Transfer Budgets To and From General Ledger
      • Commitment Accounting
        • Defining Purchase Order Encumbrances
        • Setting Up Encumbrances
        • Purchase Order Encumbrance Transactions
        • Encumbrance Year-End Process
      • Cash Flow Management
        • Relationship of Cash Flow to Other Modules
        • Set Up Cash Flow Forecasting
        • Define a Cash Flow Forecast Budget Model
        • Create Cash Flow Transactions
        • Calculate Cash Flow Transactions
      • Multicurrency
        • Setup
        • Foreign Currency Revaluation
        • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Exchange Rate Adjustments
      • Advanced Payments
        • Bridging Accounts
        • Electronic Vendor Payments
        • Electronic Customer Payments
        • Centralized Payments
        • Prepayments (Deposits)
        • Bill of Exchange Administration
        • Ledger Accrual
      • Intercompany Accounting 
        • Post Intercompany Transactions
        • Intercompany Posting Setup
        • Post an Intercompany Transaction
        • Trace an Intercompany Entry
      • Consolidations
        • Set Up a Consolidation Company
        • Set Up a Subsidiary Company
        • Perform a Consolidation
        • Consolidations Inquiry
        • View and Delete Consolidation Transactions
        • Intercompany Eliminations
      • Collections Management
        • Customer Account Statement
        • Set Up Collection Letters
        • Process Collection Letters
        • Set Up Interest Codes
        • Calculate Interest
        • Managing Collections and Collection Agents
        • View and Manage Collections Information
        • Advanced Collections Management Tasks
      • Financial Workflows
        • Workflow Types
        • Workflow Configurations
        • Workflow Approvals
        • General Ledger Workflow
        • Accounts Payable Workflow
        • Accounts Receivable Workflow
        • Managing Workflows
      • Year-End Close
        • Create a New Fiscal Year
        • Control Transactions in a Closing Period
        • Create and Post a Closing Sheet
        • Transfer Opening Balances
      • Financial Statements
        • Financial Statement Setup
        • Financial Statement Row Definition
        • Financial Statement Column Definition
        • Print a Financial Statement
        • Create a Balance Sheet
        • Dimension Reports
        • XBRL Taxonomy
    • Fixed Assets in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      28 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Define fixed assets and describe the integration of the Fixed assets module with General ledger, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, Project accounting, and Inventory management modules.
      • Set up the fixed assets module.
      • Set up assets.
      • Compare different fixed asset Transaction Types and methods for recording transactions.
      • Run inquiries and reports.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction
        • Fixed Assets Overview
        • Structure
        • Integration with Other Modules
      • Setup Procedures
        • System Setup for Fixed Assets
        • Fixed Assets Module Setup
        • Parameters
        • Depreciation Methods
        • Depreciation Conventions
        • Depreciation Books Overview
        • Extended Functionality Features - Provision Types and Bonus Depreciation
        • Mass Update Depreciation Conventions for a Depreciation Book
      • Setup of Assets 
        • Fixed Assets Form
        • Set Up Assets
        • Lend Assets
        • Assign Bar Codes to Assets
        • Asset Budgeting
        • Project Module Integration to Fixed Assets
      • Asset Transactions  
        • Scenario
        • Typical Fixed Asset Transaction Types
        • Record Acquisitions
        • Create and Acquire Fixed Assets from Purchasing
        • Record Depreciation
        • Record Value Adjustments
        • Record Disposals
        • Transaction Reversals
        • Replacement Cost and Insured Value Update
        • Copy Fixed Assets and Change Fixed Asset Groups
        • Fixed Asset Additions
      • Inquiries and Reports 
        • Inquiries
        • Reports
    • Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants 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

      Course Outline

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

    Manufacturing Dynamics AX Track

    • Delivering Microsoft Dynamics Solutions with Sure Step

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • After completing this course, students should be able to:
      • Understand project management essentials.
      • Identify waterfall fundamentals.
      • Exam agile essentials.
      • Examine how to prepare and plan for a Diagnostic phase.
      • Decide, plan, and deliver Sure Step decision accelerators.
      • Define the scope of the project based on results from the decision accelerator.
      • Guide the customer toward the most efficient implementation process and project type.
      • Produce time and cost estimates for the project.
      • Plan the resources for the project and plan for risks.
      • Prepare for and conduct the Kickoff meeting with the Customer.
      • Determine if a Solutions Overview is necessary.
      • Understand the Detailed Business Process Analysis.
      • Identify and document functional requirement Fits and Gaps.
      • Control scope creep by implementing proposal management.
      • Plan early for the Deployment phase by creating a deployment plan.
      • Learn how to use solution design documents.
      • Examine Performance Reporting and Status Reporting.
      • Plan and perform testing activities across different phases.
      • Conduct a tollgate review.
      • Examine the Sure Step Agile project type.
      • Prepare and conduct the cutover from the non-production to production environment.
      • Understand the importance of quality management during the Operation phase.
      • Identify how to work towards project closure.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Projects
        • What is a Project
        • Project Challenges
        • Project Management
        • Agile Models
      • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Model
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Client
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Online
        • Project Repositories
      • Project Planning and Solution Envisioning in the Diagnostic Phase
        • Position Solution Envisioning and the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Top-Down View on the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Overview and Positioning of Decision Accelerator offerings.
        • Introduction to the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Case Study.
      • Delivering Decision Accelerators
        • Use the tools, templates, and links to help you deliver the Requirements and Process Review decision accelerator
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Proposal Generation
        • Final Licensing and Services Agreement
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Risk Management
        • Quality Management
        • Communication Management
        • Managing Scope Changes
        • Resource Management
      • Waterfall Delivery
        • Analysis Phase
        • Design Phase
        • Development Phase
      • Agile Delivery
        • Agile Preparation
        • Agile Execution
      • Deployment Phase
        • Conduct User Training
        • Testing Activities During the Deployment phase
        • The Production environment
        • Create the Production Operations guide
        • Data migration
        • Go-Live
      • Operation Phase
        • Quality Management
        • Additional Operation Activities
        • Project Closure
    • Discrete Manufacturing Advanced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Review multisite functionality for the Production control module
      • List the Production control module's core conceptual elements
      • Review the Bill of material (BOM)
      • Review calendars and resources
      • Review operations and routes
      • Describe production life cycle, parameters, and production orders
      • Review definitions of operations and job scheduling
      • Review how master planning interacts with the Production control module
      • Describe product, storage and tracking dimensions
      • Explain how to set up and work with dimensions groups
      • Describe using serial or batch numbers to track and control manufactured items
      • Use inventory reservations in production
      • Describe inventory marking
      • Describe the inventory trace function
      • Describe how inventory dimensions are affected by multisite functionality
      • Describe working with the Bill of Materials (BOM) line type Vendor when using subcontractors
      • Describe how to generate purchase orders to a supplier when on-hand inventory is insufficient
      • Describe how to create a vendor production order
      • Create resources and groups for the vendor
      • Define production groups to establish a relationship between production orders and ledger accounts.
      • Describe how to use production pools to monitor production orders in specific categories.
      • Describe properties-set up on the working time template-which guide production orders to run under special times and conditions.
      • Attach a property to a resource.
      • Review the benefits of properties.

       

       

      • Describe how resource capabilities are set up and used to schedule production on alternative resources.
      • Create route groups and attach them to operations on a route.
      • Use the various scheduling methods.
      • Discuss the difference between operations and job scheduling.
      • Split a production order.
      • Set the Bill of Material (BOM) scrap percentages.
      • Set the scrap percentage on a Resource.
      • Set the scrap percentage for each operation in production routes.
      • Describe the costing of scrap.
      • Review steps in the production order life cycle
      • Describe production order ledger setting options
      • Define default ledger settings in production parameters
      • Describe production journals and how consumption is reported to the general ledger
      • Assign ledger settings for production groups
      • Analyze actual versus estimated costs for production orders and current production activities
      • Describe End and cost account production orders
      • Describe the interconnectivity of the production module with other modules in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
      • Describe the main elements of the production implementation checklist
      • Set up production parameters
      • Modify data types used by the productions series
      • Set up item groups and items
      • Set up BOMs
      • Describe the creation of working time templates, calendars, Resource groups, and Resources
      • Set up operations and routes

      Course Outline

      • Discrete Manufacturing Basics Review
        • Multisite Review
        • Core Concepts in Production
        • Bill of Materials (BOM)
        • Calendars and Resources
        • Operations and Routes
        • Life Cycle, Parameters, and Production Orders
        • Scheduling
        • Resource Scheduling
        • Master Planning and Planned Production Orders
        • This chapter provides a general overview of Discrete Manufacturing Basics in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Inventory Dimensions in Production
        • Product Dimensions
        • Storage Dimensions
        • Tracking Dimensions
        • Set up Storage and Tracking Dimension Groups
        • Allocating Batch and Serial Numbers
        • Production Order Reservations
        • Trace Batch and Serial Numbers
      • Subcontractor Work
        • BOM Line Types
        • Purchase Orders
        • Production orders
        • Operations
      • Advanced Production Scheduling
        • Production Groups
        • Production Pools
        • Resource capabilities
        • Properties
        • Route Groups
        • Priority Scheduling
        • Splitting a Production Order
      • Scrap and Waste
        • BOM Scrap
        • Resource Scrap
        • Route Scrap
        • Costing Of Scrap/Waste
        • Request for Quotation Replies
        • Transfer Accepted Request for Quotation Replies
        • Request for Quotation Reports and Inquiries
      • General Ledger and the Production
        • Production Life Cycle Review
        • Ledger Settings
        • Production Journals
        • Posting Profile in Production Groups
        • Production Cost Overview
        • End Production Orders
      • Implementing the Production Series
        • Setup and Interconnectivity
        • Implementing Production Checklist
        • Setting up Production Parameters
        • Modifying Data Types
        • Setting up Product and BOM Tables
        • Setting up Resources
        • Setting up Operations and Routes
    • Discrete Manufacturing Basics in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe the Production control module's main conceptual building blocks
      • Describe the interconnectivity between the Production control module and other modules in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
      • Define production orders and name the status changes as it passes through the production life cycle
      • Define the main elements that are setup and used when a legal entity legal entity works with a variety of production sites distributed over different geographic locations
      • Describe three companies in which production sites, conditions, and processes vary by multisite functionality
      • Provide a brief description of general improvements to the Production control module, including filtering and the Gantt Chart
      • Describe the main types of Bill of materials (BOM) and define BOM levels, components and lines
      • Define the creation of BOM versions and describe BOM version control methods
      • Describe the overall process of creating BOMs in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
      • Describe how to create BOMs not yet associated with an item
      • Describe how to create BOMs so that the BOM and the item can be set up or changed at the same time
      • Explain how to work with configurable BOMs, including the setup of configuration routes and configuration rules
      • Provide an overall explanation of the BOM calculation process
      • Describe how to create and use BOM scrap types and explain how a scrap calculation for a BOM is run
      • Describe the use of BOM measurements as a type of configuration and explain how this pertains to consumption and measurements that relate to BOM items
      • List and explain the ways of the standard BOM reports use
      • Define working time templates and describe how they are set up
      • Create working time calendars
      • Using Resource capabilities form.
      • Create resources and distinguish between resource types
      • Set up resource groups
      • Define how to set up and configure production operations and relations
      • Describe the use and setup of cost categories in production routes
      • Describe the use and setup of cost groups in production routes
      • Describe how to create route groups and attach them to operations in the route
      • Describe how to create and maintain routes and operations on the routes
      • Describe how scrap is managed in production routes
      • Configure the route network parameter and identify route networks in complex routing
      • Discuss the impact of production parameters at the legal entity and the site level
      • Describe the different ways production orders can be created
      • Describe how to create a production order manually
      • Explain the main activities that occur in the life cycle of a production order
      • Explain how the production order status is used in working with production orders
      • Describe the estimation process
      • Configure advanced settings including production groups and production pools
      • Distinguish between the various scheduling options
      • Explain the main characteristics of operations scheduling
      • Explain the main characteristics of job scheduling and describe how to use the Gantt chart
      • Discuss how to perform resource scheduling and describe the basic resource allocation principles.
      • Describe how master planning interacts with the Production module
      • Describe how to lock production orders
      • Describe how to dispatch scheduled jobs to a specific resource
      • Review how subcontracting is used for outsourcing
      • Adjust BOMs in connection with subcontractor work
      • Set up operations and routes to be performed by a vendor
      • Describe how to set up automatic updates
      • Describe the settings you must define to release a production order to the shop floor
      • Explain the main considerations and the settings used to start production orders
      • Explain the use of production journals in recording consumption
      • Describe the report as finished stage of the production life cycle
      • Describe the main element of the end production stage in the production
      • Name the types of standard inquiries that can be conducted in the Production control module on items in production
      • Describe the process of working with standards reports
      • Describe how base data reports can be used to analyze the productions process
      • List the three kinds of transaction reports and describe how they are used
      • Describe how Journal and Costing reports are used to view information on productions
      • Name the types of Balance reports and briefly describe how they can be used in deciphering production conditions
      • Describe how to use the analysis reports to view or print information on productions
      • Describe how route reports can be used to analyze the routes and operations in the different productions
      • Name the kinds of reports that can be generated on the resources in production and define how each is used
      • Describe how production papers are used in production
      • Explain how the update log reports can be used to identify information on the orders in each stage in the production process

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Discrete Manufacturing Basics
        • Introduction
        • Core Concepts in Production
        • Setup and Interconnectivity
        • Overview of Production Process
        • Production at Multiple Sites
        • Example Multisite Production Scenarios
        • Overview of Additional Production Enhancements
        • Lean Manufacturing
      • Bill of Materials
        • Introduction
        • Understanding BOMs
        • BOM Versions
        • Overview of Creating BOMs
        • Creating BOMs in the BOM Form
        • Creating BOMs in BOM lines Form
        • BOM and Item Configurations
        • BOM Calculation
        • BOM Scrap
        • BOM Measurements
        • BOM Reports
      • Calendars and Resources
        • Introduction
        • Working Time Template
        • Calendars
        • Resource Capabilities
        • Resources
        • Resource Groups
        • Operation Scheduling Percentage, Efficiency and Exclusivity
        • Capacity Planning and Finite Capacity
      • Operations and Routes
        • Introduction
        • Operations
        • Cost Categories
        • Cost Groups
        • Route Groups
        • Routes
        • Scrap
        • Route Networks
      • Parameters, Production Orders, and Production Order Life Cycle
        • Introduction
        • Production Parameters and Journal Names
        • Production Orders
        • Production Process Overview
        • Production Status
        • Estimation
        • Optional Advanced Settings
      • Production Scheduling and Subcontracting
        • Introduction
        • Scheduling Options
        • Operations Scheduling
        • Job Scheduling
        • Resource Scheduling
        • Master Planning and Planned Production Orders
        • Subcontracting
      • Control and End Production
        • Introduction
        • Estimation and Scheduling
        • Release Production Orders
        • Start Production Orders
        • Production Consumption
        • Report Production Orders as Finished
        • End Production Orders
      • Inquiries and Reports
        • Introduction
        • Production Inquiries
        • Standard Reports
        • Transactions Reports
        • Journal Balance Reports
        • Analysis Reports
    • Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants 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

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Powerful Solution
        • Agile Solution
        • Simple Solution
        • Pervasive Interoperability
        • Industry Focus
        • Functionality
      • Basic Navigation
        • Rich client user interface
        • Alerts
        • View details
        • Help
        • Personalization
        • Workflow
        • Quicktips
      • Enterprise Portal
        • Enterprise Portal users
        • Enterprise Portal user interface
      • Reporting
        • Reporting and Business Intelligence (BI) users
        • Reporting and BI tools
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX tools
        • SQL Reporting Services
        • SQL Analysis Services
        • Other tools
      • System Administration
        • Organization Structure
        • Basic Data Setup
        • Users
        • Data Import/Export
      • Technology
        • System Architecture
        • Development Environments
        • Model Driven Architecture
    • LEAN Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      32 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe the core concepts of Lean manufacturing.
      • Create a new production flow version and describe activity relations and constraints, picking activities and costing implications.
      • Define Kanbans and describe their types including: withdrawal, fixed quantity, event, scheduled and subcontracting Kanbans.
      • Explain how fixed quantity Kanbans are used including how to set up rules, review planning processes, and use the Kanban schedule board.
      • Describe how event Kanbans are used including how to configure rules, set up sales line events, Kanban line events, BOM line events and stock replenishment events.
      • Describe the processes associated with the planned order type Kanban.
      • Define and setup activity based subcontracting.
      • Describe production flow costing including: back flushing, conversion costs, cost reporting to the general ledger, and how production costing is set up for a Kanban job based on subcontracting activity.
      • Define how to set up and configure Kanban quantity calculation policies and how to create quantity calculations to generate and update Kanban  rules.

      Course Outline

      • Concepts and Overview
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Core Concepts
        • The Value Stream
        • Introduction to Production Flows
        • Introduction to Kanbans
        • Simple Production Flow
        • High Level Production Flow
        • Setup and Interconnectivity
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Production Flows
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Production Flow Versions
        • Takt and Cycle Times
        • Activities Setup
        • Single Transfer Activity Production Flow
        • Two Activity Production Flow: Process and Transfer
        • Activity Relations
        • Multiple Activity Scenarios
        • Inventory Integration
        • Semi-Finished
        • Costing Implications
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Use and Manage Kanbans
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Kanban Types
        • Kanban Replenishment Strategies
        • Subcontracting Activities and Manufacturing Kanbans
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Fixed Quantity Kanbans
        • Introduction
        • Kanban Rule Setup
        • Kanban Job Planning
        • Kanban Printing
        • Kanban Processing - Process Jobs
        • Kanban Processing - Transfer Jobs
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Event Kanbans
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Kanban Rule Setup
        • Sales Line Events
        • Capable to Promise
        • Kanban Line Event
        • BOM Line Event
        • Stock Replenishment Event
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Scheduled Kanbans
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Planned Orders of Type Kanban
        • Supply Schedule
        • Kanban Rule Setup
        • Planning Scheduled Kanbans
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Activity Based Subcontracting
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Subcontracting Vendor Payments
        • Resource Group/Work Cell
        • Production Flow with Subcontracting Activities
        • Subcontracting as an Alternate Resouce
        • Cost Accounting of Subcontracted Services
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Production Flow Costing
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Backflush Costing
        • Standard Cost Requirement
        • Components for Lean Manufacturing
        • Reporting Production Flow Activities
        • Subcontracting
        • Backflush Costing
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
      • Kanban Quantity Calculations
        • Objectives
        • Introduction
        • Kanban Quantity Calculation Policies
        • Calculating Kanban Quantities
        • Summary
        • Test Your Knowledge
        • Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        • Solutions
    • Manufacturing Execution in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe the terminology and concepts used with manufacturing execution in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Describe the roles and functions that use manufacturing execution.
      • Describe the steps that should be considered when planning an installation and configuration of manufacturing execution.
      • Explain how the features of manufacturing execution integrate with other modules of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • List the prerequisites and planning steps for configuring Manufacturing execution.
      • Describe the Production control parameters and Manufacturing execution parameters.
      • Create allocation keys for job bundling.
      • Configure registration forms.
      • Link a worker to a registration form.
      • Describe how Manufacturing execution is used to provide feedback on production orders.
      • Outline how production orders are created and processed.
      • Describe how jobs are used with production orders.
      • Reprioritize jobs in a list and set jobs to high priority.
      • Describe how resources are used with production orders.
      • Move jobs between resources and resource groups.
      • Describe how documents are used with production orders.
      • Set up document groups and attach documents to a job.
      • Use the Manufacturing execution terminal to process production order jobs.
      • View daily registration information for production orders.
      • Describe the Shop Supervisor role center.
      • Describe how Manufacturing execution is used to provide feedback on projects.
      • Describe how projects are created and processed.
      • Register time, fees, and items for a project.
      • View raw registrations, and then approve and process project registrations.
      • Review the basic features of workflow.
      • Use the graphical workflow editor to create and modify workflows.
      • Configure a time and attendance workflow.

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Terminology and Concepts
        • Key Roles in Manufacturing Execution
        • About Planning Ahead
        • Integration with Other Modules
      • Set Up
        • Prerequisites and Planning
        • Set Up Parameters
        • Allocation Keys
        • Registration Forms
      • Production Control With Manufacturing Execution
        • About Production Feedback
        • Production Orders Overview
        • Jobs
        • Resources
        • Documents
        • Work with Production
        • View Daily Registrations
        • Monitor Attendance and Production Orders
      • Projects with Manufacturing Execution
        • About Project Feedback
        • Work with Projects in Manufacturing Execution
        • View and Process Daily Registrations for Projects
      • Workflow
        • About Workflow
        • Working with the Workflow Editor
        • Configuring time and Attendance Workflows
    • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Process Manufacturing Production and Logistics

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Explain the process manufacturing features and create the setups at the released products level.
      • Explain a formula item and how it differs from a Bill of Material (BOM) item.
      • Create a product at the enterprise level.
      • Configure setups at the released product level.
      • Create and apply a product template.
      • Describe production types that are defined for any item, at the released product level.
      • Know the difference between a formula item and a planning item.
      • Define the formula lines and versions.
      • Explain the use of a formula and a route in multisite production scenario.
      • Explain the features and structural elements of the formula.
      • Define a formula level with an example of a formula at multiple levels.
      • Define a formula at multiple sites.
      • Define formula line types.
      • Describe the formula features in formula lines.
      • Describe different access methods to create and maintain a formula.
      • Define different version control methods available in formula management.
      • Describe how to copy a formula from other formula versions.
      • Modify a formula version by changing the yield percentage or formula size.
      • Define the steps to edit a formula using the formula designer.
      • Create a formula version using scalable and percentage controlled options in the formula lines.
      • Describe how to use a plan group to substitute items in formula lines.
      • Setup step consumption and its use in batch order processing and in a formula calculation.
      • Describe batch order costing.
      • Explain the prerequisites for formula calculation.
      • Explain the steps to create and activate item prices.
      • Calculate a cost price and sales price using a formula calculation.
      • Describe the enhancements in a formula calculation relating to the process manufacturing.
      • Estimate a cost price and sales price in a batch order and sales order.
      • Explain the stages of the batch order life cycle.
      • Explain how a batch order can be processed using the Manufacturing Execution System (MES).
      • Define the setup and report an unplanned co-product and by-product in a batch order.
      • Explain a rework batch order and the steps to process a rework batch order.
      • Define the process manufacturing functionalities adhering to master planning.
      • Explain multisite planning and its prerequisites.
      • Perform Master Planning across the sites within a legal entity.
      • Describe intercompany planning and create the required setups.
      • Define downstream source plans in master plans.
      • Describe key transactions that trigger multi company planning.
      • Describe methods to create intercompany sales orders.
      • Define co-products and their prerequisites for planning.
      • Plan co-products using a planning item.
      • Plan co-products with a formula item.
      • Explain the purpose and benefits of containerized packaging.
      • Create bulk item conversion.
      • Create formula for the packed product with reference of bulk item.
      • Firm and consolidate the planned orders associated to a bulk item and packed product in the Planned order form.
      • Process the bulk and packed order and review the inventory.
      • Add and remove the bulk or packed order in the Consolidated batch orders form.
      • Define the setup for creating a Catch Weight (CW) item.
      • Create an inventory transaction with a partial visibility catch weight item.
      • Create an inventory transaction with a full visibility catch weight item.
      • Explain the use of catch weight in different transactions.
      • Define a batch disposition code and its related setups.
      • Define setup to integrate a batch disposition code with quality management.
      • Configure a batch disposition code associated to partial or full blocking of inventory.
      • Reset a disposition code for inventory batches manually.
      • Define shelf life and its related setups.
      • Configure the shelf life at the released product level.
      • Reserve inventory batches using the shelf life setup.
      • Explain the same batch reservation and its need for master planning.
      • Explain batch attributes and setups.
      • Create a batch attribute for an item.
      • Assign product specific and customer specific batch attributes.
      • Reserve batches by batch attributes.
      • Update inventory batch attribute manually.
      • Update inventory batch attribute automatically using quality order
      • Explain the batch attribute groups.
      • Explain AVL and define its related setups.
      • Define item-vendor relationship and its period of validity.
      • Inquire and validate an approved vendor list in different forms.
      • Explain the necessity for a vendor batch update and its required setup.
      • Perform a purchase registration with a vendor batch update.
      • Define commodity pricing and its purpose.
      • Define the setups required for commodity pricing.
      • Setup the pricing calculation for commodity items.
      • Create price and margin data for a formula item.
      • View the commodity price calculation and update it in the trade agreement.
      • Define product compliance and configure its necessary setups in Inventory and warehouse management.
      • Associate product compliance setups for a specific item at the released products level.
      • Update the product safety data sheet for a specific item at the released product level.
      • Validate the product safety compliance data sheet during purchase and sales order processing.
      • Explain rebates and their setup.
      • Create item rebate groups and customer rebate groups.
      • Create rebate agreements to a customer.
      • Process rebates to a customer.
      • Define the setup relating to advanced warehouse management for catch weight products.
      • Perform pallet transport for an inbound warehouse management process in catch weight unit
      • Describe the setups for reservation in process manufacturing. 

      Course Outline

      • Process manufacturing Overview
        • Process Manufacturing
        • Process Manufacturing and Prerequisite Setups
      • Formula Management
        • General Concepts
        • Formula Features and Elements
        • Formula Form Accessed from Different Forms
        • Formula Versions
        • Copy Formula Versions
        • Modify Formula Versions
        • Edit the Formula Lines Using the Formula Designer
        • Create Formula Versions with Scalable and percentage Controlled Options
        • Use of Plan Group in Formula Lines
        • Step Consumption
      • Batch Orders
        • Batch Order Costing
        • Prerequisites For a Formula Calculation
        • Calculate the Cost Price and Sales Price for Formula Items
        • Formula Calculation Enhancements
        • Price Estimation in Batch Order and Sales Order
        • Batch Order Life Cycle
        • Process a Batch Order Using the Manufacturing Execution System
        • Report Unplanned Co-Products and By-Products in a Batch Order
        • Rework a Batch Order
      • Master Planning
        • Master Planning Specific to Process Manufacturing
        • Multisite Master Planning and its Prerequisites
        • Perform Master Planning Across Sites
        • Intercompany Planning
        • Co-product Planning and Production
        • Planning Co-Products Using Planning Item
        • Planning Co-Products with Formula Item
      •  Containerized Packaging
        • Containerized Packaging
        • Setup for Containerized Packaging
        • Firm and Consolidate the Planned Batch Order
        • Add or Remove the Batch Order from the Consolidated Batch Order
      • Catch Weight
        • Pre-conditions for a Catch Weight Item
        • Partial Visibility Catch Weight Item
        • Full Visibility Catch Weight Item
        • Use of Catch Weight in Different Transactions
      • Lot and Batch Control
        • Batch Disposition Code
        • Shelf Life Management
        • Same Batch Reservation
      • Batch Attributes
        • Batch Attributes
        • Create a Batch Attribute in Inventory and Warehouse Management
        • Batch Attributes by Product Specific and Customer Specific
        • Batch Attribute Groups
      • Vendor Information
        • Approved Vendor List
        • Approved Vendor List in Released Products Form
        • Validate the Approved Vendor Check in Various Forms
        • Vendor Batch Update
      • Commodity Pricing
        • Commodity Pricing
      • Product Compliance
        • Product Compliance and its Setup
        • Associate Product Compliance to Released Products
        • Validate the Product Safety Data Sheet Information in Purchase and Sales Orders
        • Same Batch Reservation
      • Rebates
        • Rebates
        • Rebate Agreements
        • Rebates Process Cycle
      • Integration with Advanced Warehouse Management
        • Catch Weight in Advanced Warehouse Management Functions
        • Reservation in Advanced Warehouse Management for Process Manufacturing
    • Product Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants 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 Outline

      • Overview
        • Product Configuration Terminology and Concepts
        • Product Configuration Process
      • Build a Product Configuration Model
        • Product Configuration Setup
        • Components
        • Attribute Types
        • Product Configuration Model
        • Subcomponents
        • Attributes
        • Constraints
        • User Requirements
        • BOM Lines
        • Route Operations
        • Product Configuration APIs
      • Preparing a Product Configuration Model for Release
        • Customizing the Configuration User Interface
        • Validating and Testing a Product Configuration Model
        • Building Configuration Templates
        • Adding Configuration Translations
        • Creating, Approving, and Activating Versions
      • Product Configuration Access
        • Product configuration on the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 client.
        • Product configuration on the Enterprise portal.

    Security Track

    • Administering Windows Server 2012

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      After completing this course, students will be able to:

      • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012
      • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
      • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
      • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
      • Implementing TCP/IPv4
      • Implementing DHCP
      • Implementing DNS
      • Implementing IPv6
      • Implementing Local Storage
      • Implementing File and Print Services
      • Implementing Group Policy
      • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
      • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

      Course Outline

      • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
        • Windows Server 2012 Overview
        • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
        • Installing Windows Server 2012
        • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
        • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
      • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
        • Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
        • Overview of Domain Controllers
        • Installing a Domain Controller
      • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
        • Managing User Accounts
        • Managing Groups
        • Managing Computer Accounts
        • Delegating Administration
      • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
        • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
        • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
        • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
      • Implementing IPv4
        • Overview of TCP/IP
        • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
        • Subnetting and Supernetting
        • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
      • Implementing DHCP
        • Installing a DHCP Server
        • Configuring DHCP Scopes
        • Managing a DHCP Database
        • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
      • Implementing DNS
        • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
        • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
        • Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones
      • Implementing IPv6
        • Overview of IPv6
        • IPv6 Addressing
        • Coexistence with IPv6
        • IPv6 Transition Technologies
      • Implementing Local Storage
        • Overview of Storage
        • Managing Disks and Volumes
        • Implementing Storage Pools
      • Implementing File and Print Services
        • Securing Files and Folders
        • Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
        • Configuring Network Printing
      • Implementing Group Policy
        • Overview of Group Policy
        • Group Policy Processing
        • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
      • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
        • Windows Security Overview
        • Security Settings
        • Restricting Software
        • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
      • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
        • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
        • Implementing Hyper-V
        • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
        • Managing Virtual Networks
    • Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      You will learn the advanced configuration and services tasks needed to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure. You will cover advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity, and disaster recovery.

      Course Outline

      • Implementing Advanced Network Services
        • Configuring Advanced Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Features
        • Configuring Advanced Domain Name System (DNS) Settings
        • Implementing IP Address Management
      • Implementing Advanced File Services
        • Configuring Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) Storage
        • Configuring Branch Cache
        • Optimizing Storage Usage
      • Implementing Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
        • Implementing DAC Components
        • Implementing DAC for Access Control
        • Implementing Access Denied Assistance
        • Implementing and Managing Work Folders
      • Implementing Distributed AD DS Deployments
        • Distributed AD DS Deployments
        • Deploying a Distributed AD DS Deployment
        • Configuring AD DS Trusts
      • Implementing AD DS Sites and Replication
        • AD DS Replication
        • Configuring AD DS Sites
        • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication
      • Implementing AD CS
        • Public Key Infrastructure
        • Deploying Certification Authorities
        • Deploying and Managing Certificate Templates
        • Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
        • Managing Certificate Recovery
      • Implementing AD RMS
        • Active Directory Rights Management
        • Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure
        • Configuring AD RMS Content Protection
        • Configuring External Access to AD RMS
      • Implementing AD FS
        • Deploying AD FS
        • Implementing AD FS for a Single Organization
        • Deploying AD FS in a Business to Business Federation Scenario
        • Implementing a Web Application Proxy
      • Implementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)
        • Network Load Balancing
        • Configuring a NLB Cluster
        • Planning a NLB Implementation
      • Implementing Failover Clustering
        • Failover Clustering
        • Configuring Highly-Available Applications and Services on a Failover Cluster
        • Maintaining a Failover Cluster
        • Implementing a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
      • Implementing Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
        • Integration of Hyper-V with Failover Clustering
        • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machines on Failover Clusters
        • Implementing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Movement
        • Managing Hyper-V Virtual Environments by Using Virtual Machine Manager
      • Implementing Disaster Recovery
        • Disaster Recovery
        • Implementing Windows Server Backup
        • Implementing Server and Data Recovery
    • Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      After completing this course, students will be able to:

      • Plan a server upgrade and migration.
      • Plan and implement a server deployment infrastructure.
      • Design and maintain an IP configuration and address management solution.
      • Design and implement name resolution.
      • Design and implement an AD DS forest and domain infrastructure.
      • Design and implement an Active Directory organizational unit infrastructure.
      • Design and implement a Group Policy Object (GPO) strategy.
      • Design and implement an AD DS topology.
      • Plan and implement storage.
      • Plan and implement file services.
      • Design and implement network access services.
      • Design and implement network protection.

      Course Outline

      • Planning a Server Upgrade and Migration.
        • Upgrade and Migration Considerations
        • Creating a Server Upgrade and Migration Plan
        • Planning for Virtualization
      • Planning and Implementing a Server Deployment Infrastructure.
        • Selecting an Appropriate Server Imaging Strategy
        • Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
        • Implementing an Automated Deployment Strategy
      • Designing and Maintaining an IP Configuration and Address Management Solution.
        • Designing and Implementing DHCP
        • Planning and Implementing DHCP Scopes
        • Planning and Implementing an IPAM Provisioning Strategy
      • Designing and Implementing Name Resolution.
        • Designing a Domain Name System (DNS) Server Implementation Strategy
        • Designing the DNS Namespace
        • Designing and Implementing DNS Zones
        • Designing and Configuring DNS Zone Replication and Delegation
        • Optimizing DNS Servers
        • Designing DNS for High Availability and Security
      • Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Infrastructure.
        • Designing an AD DS Forest
        • Designing and Implementing AD DS Forest Trusts
        • Designing and Implementing AD DS Domains
        • Designing DNS Namespaces in AD DS Environments
        • Designing AD DS Domain Trusts
      • Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Organizational Unit Infrastructure.
        • Planning the Active Directory Administrative Tasks Delegation Model
        • Designing the OU Structure
        • Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Group Strategy
      • Designing and Implementing a Group Policy Object Strategy.
        • Gathering the Information Required for a GPO Design
        • Designing and Implementing GPOs
        • Designing GPO Processing
        • Planning Group Policy Management
      • Designing and Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Topology.
        • Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
        • Designing AD DS Replication
        • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
        • Virtualization Considerations for Domain Controllers
        • Designing Highly Available Domain Controllers
      • Planning and Implementing Storage.
        • Storage Considerations
        • Planning and Implementing iSCSI SANs
        • Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012
      • Planning and Implementing File Services.
        • Planning and Implementing DFS
        • Planning and Implementing BranchCache
        • Planning and Implementing Dynamic Access Control
      • Designing and Implementing Network Access Services.
        • Designing and Implementing Remote Access Services
        • Designing RADIUS Authentication by Using NPS
        • Designing a Perimeter Network
        • Planning and Implementing DirectAccess
      • Designing and Implementing Network Protection.
        • Overview of Network Security Design
        • Identifying and Mitigating Common Network Security Threats
        • Designing and Implementing a Windows Firewall Strategy
        • Designing and Implementing a NAP Infrastructure
    • Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      After completing this course, students will be able to:

      • Plan and implement server virtualization strategy.
      • Plan and implement networks and storage for virtualization.
      • Plan and deploy virtual machines.
      • Manage a virtual machine deployment.
      • Plan and implement a server monitoring strategy.
      • Plan and implement high availability for file services and applications.
      • Plan and implement a highly available infrastructure using failover clustering.
      • Plan and implement an server updates infrastructure.
      • Plan and implement a business continuity strategy.
      • Plan and implement a public key infrastructure (PKI).
      • Plan and implement an identity federation infrastructure.
      • Plan and Implement an information rights management infrastructure.

      Course Outline

      • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Strategy.
        • Overview of System Center 2012 Components
        • Integrating System Center 2012 and Server Virtualization
        • Planning and Implementing a Server Virtualization Host Environment
      • Planning and Implementing Networks and Storage for Virtualization.
        • Planning a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
        • Implementing a Storage Infrastructure for Virtualization
        • Planning and Implementing a Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
      • Planning and Deploying Virtual Machines.
        • Planning Virtual Machine Configuration
        • Preparing for Virtual Machine Deployments with VMM
        • Deploying Virtual Machines
      • Planning and Implementing a Virtualization Administration Solution
        • Planning and Implementing Microsoft System Center Administration
        • Planning and Implementing Self-Service with System Center
        • Planning and Implementing Automation with System Center
      • Planning and Implementing a Server Monitoring Strategy
        • Planning Monitoring in Windows Server 2012
        • Overview of System Center Operations Manager
        • Planning and Configuring Monitoring Components
        • Configuring Integration with VMM
      • Planning and Implementing High Availability for File Services and Applications
        • Planning and Implementing Storage Spaces
        • Planning and Implementing DFS
        • Planning and Implementing Network Load Balancing
      • Planning and Implementing a Highly Available Infrastructure Using Failover Clustering
        • Planning a Failover Clustering Infrastructure
        • Implementing Failover Clustering
        • Integrating Failover Clustering with Server Virtualization
        • Planning a Multi-Site Failover Cluster
      • Planning and Implementing an Server Updates Infrastructure.
        • Planning and Implementing a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Deployment
        • Planning Software Updates with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
        • Planning and Implementing Updates in a Server Virtualization Infrastructure
      • Planning and Implementing a Business Continuity Strategy
        • Overview of Business Continuity Planning
        • Planning and Implementing Backup Strategies
        • Planning and Implementing Recovery
        • Planning and Implementing Virtual Machine Backup and Recovery
      • Planning and Implementing an Public Key Infrastructure
        • Planning and Implementing a Certification Authority Deployment
        • Planning and Implementing Certificate Templates
        • Planning and Implementing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
        • Planning and Implementing Key Archival and Recovery
      • Planning and Implementing an Identity Federation Infrastructure
        • Planning and Implementing an AD FS Server Infrastructure
        • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claim Providers and Relying Parties
        • Planning and Implementing AD FS Claims and Claim Rules
      • Planning and Implementing an Information Rights Management Infrastructure
        • Planning and Implementing an AD RMS Cluster
        • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Templates and Policies
        • Planning and Implementing External Access to AD RMS Services
        • Planning and Implementing AD RMS Integration with Dynamic Access Control (DAC)
    • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

      Duration

      40 Hours

      Overview

      After completing this course, students will be able to:

      • Install and Configure Windows Server 2012
      • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
      • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
      • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
      • Implementing TCP/IPv4
      • Implementing DHCP
      • Implementing DNS
      • Implementing IPv6
      • Implementing Local Storage
      • Implementing File and Print Services
      • Implementing Group Policy
      • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
      • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V

      Course Outline

      • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
        • Windows Server 2012 Overview
        • Overview of Windows Server 2012 Management
        • Installing Windows Server 2012
        • Post-Installation Configuration of Windows Server 2012
        • Introduction to Windows PowerShell
      • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
        • Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
        • Overview of Domain Controllers
        • Installing a Domain Controller
      • Managing Active Directory Domain Services Objects
        • Managing User Accounts
        • Managing Groups
        • Managing Computer Accounts
        • Delegating Administration
      • Automating Active Directory Domain Services Administration
        • Using Command-line Tools for Administration
        • Using Windows PowerShell for Administration
        • Performing Bulk Operations with Windows PowerShell
      • Implementing IPv4
        • Overview of TCP/IP
        • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
        • Subnetting and Supernetting
        • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4
      • Implementing DHCP
        • Installing a DHCP Server
        • Configuring DHCP Scopes
        • Managing a DHCP Database
        • Securing and Monitoring DHCP
      • Implementing DNS
        • Name Resolution for Windows Client and Servers
        • Installing and Managing a DNS Server
        • Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones
      • Implementing IPv6
        • Overview of IPv6
        • IPv6 Addressing
        • Coexistence with IPv6
        • IPv6 Transition Technologies
      • Implementing Local Storage
        • Overview of Storage
        • Managing Disks and Volumes
        • Implementing Storage Pools
      • Implementing File and Print Services
        • Securing Files and Folders
        • Protecting File Shares with Shadow Copies
        • Configuring Network Printing
      • Implementing Group Policy
        • Overview of Group Policy
        • Group Policy Processing
        • Implementing a Central Store for Administrative Templates
      • Securing Windows Servers by Using Group Policy Objects
        • Windows Security Overview
        • Security Settings
        • Restricting Software
        • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
      • Implementing Server Virtualization with Hyper-V
        • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
        • Implementing Hyper-V
        • Managing Virtual Machine Storage
        • Managing Virtual Networks

    Suppy Chain Track Dynamics AX

    • Bill of Materials in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Understand the Bill of Material Creation Process.
      • Explain the concepts of BOMs in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Describe the different BOM forms.
      • Describe the standard BOM creation process.
      • Create simple BOMs by using the Bills of Materials form.
      • Create and edit BOMs by using the BOM designer.
      • Describe the concept and purpose of BOM versions.
      • Create BOMs from the Released products list page.
      • Describe how to activate BOM versions.
      • Describe how to copy and change BOM versions.
      • Describe how to use the Bills of Materials form to assign and create BOM versions.
      • Create and edit BOMs by using the BOM designer.
      • Describe and create a quantity dependent BOM.
      • Explain validity dates and sub-BOMs on BOM component lines.
      • Describe the purpose and advantages of BOM and Item configurations.
      • Describe the purpose, use, and setup of configuration groups, routes, and rules.
      • Describe, set up, and use Item configurations.
      • Explain the BOM calculation structure.
      • Describe and set up Cost groups, Profit settings, and Calculation groups.
      • Set up and view costing versions - planned cost and BOM calculations with the Summary and Complete functions.
      • Explain the Calculation for a costing version form.
      • Run and review cost and sales price calculations.
      • Explain BOM calculation Explosion mode and Stop Explosion.
      • Create a sales order by using a configurable BOM.
      • View the BOM structure from a sales order.
      • Explode a BOM from a sales order.
      • Calculate a BOM from a sales order.
      • Describe and set up scrap parameters:
      • Constant and variable scrap on the BOM
      • BOM calculations by using scrap
      • Explain and set up measurement configurations:
      • Consumption calculation
      • Rounding-up
      • Measurement dimensions
      • Conversion factors
      • Perform BOM calculations by using measurements.
      • Explain the purpose of reporting a BOM as finished by using the Max. Report as finished form.
      • Access the Report as Finished process, from the following areas:
      • Periodic folder
      • Released products list page
      • BOM journal
      • Describe standard Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 reports:
      • Lines
      • Where-used
      • BOM calculations
      • Describe other BOM functionality:
      • Changing and Checking BOMs
      • Sorting BOM lines

      Course Outline

      • Bill of Materials Overview
        • Introduction
        • General Concepts
        • Using BOMs and Routes in Multisite Production Environments
        • BOM Features and Elements
        • Bills of Materials Form Overview
        • Bill of Material Creation Process
      • Creating Simple BOMs
        • Introduction
        • Using the Bills of Materials Form to Create Simple BOMs
        • Working with BOMs in the BOM Designer
      • Creating BOMs with Versions
        • Introduction
        • BOM Versions Overview
        • Creating BOMs by Using the Released Products List Page
        • Activate Multiple BOM Versions
        • Copy BOM Versions
        • Change BOM Versions
        • Create BOMs with Versions in the Bills of Materials Form
        • Create BOMs with Versions in the BOM Designer Form
        • Quantity Dependent BOMs
        • Working with Validity Dates and Sub-BOMs on Component Lines
      • Working with BOM and Item Configurations
        • Introduction
        • Purpose of BOM and Item Configurations
        • BOM Configurations
        • Item Configurations
      • Working with BOM Calculations
        • Introduction
        • BOM Calculation
        • Cost Groups, Profit Settings, and Calculation Groups
        • Cost and Sales Price Calculations
      • Module 6: Sales Orders and BOMs
        • Introduction
        • Configurable BOMs and Sales Orders
        • View BOMs in a Sales Order
      • Scrap and Measurement
        • Introduction
        • BOM Scrap
        • BOM Measurement
      • Report a BOM as Finished
        • Introduction
        • Reporting a BOM as Finished
      • Reports and Other BOM Functionality
        • Introduction
        • Standard BOM Reports
        • Other BOM Functionality

       

    • Delivering Microsoft Dynamics Solutions with Sure Step

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • After completing this course, students should be able to:

      • Understand project management essentials.

      • Identify waterfall fundamentals.

      • Exam agile essentials.

      • Examine how to prepare and plan for a Diagnostic phase.

      • Decide, plan, and deliver Sure Step decision accelerators.

      • Define the scope of the project based on results from the decision accelerator.

      • Guide the customer toward the most efficient implementation process and project type.

      • Produce time and cost estimates for the project.

      • Plan the resources for the project and plan for risks.

      • Prepare for and conduct the Kickoff meeting with the Customer.

      • Determine if a Solutions Overview is necessary.

      • Understand the Detailed Business Process Analysis.

      • Identify and document functional requirement Fits and Gaps.

      • Control scope creep by implementing proposal management.

      • Plan early for the Deployment phase by creating a deployment plan.

      • Learn how to use solution design documents.

      • Examine Performance Reporting and Status Reporting.

      • Plan and perform testing activities across different phases.

      • Conduct a tollgate review.

      • Examine the Sure Step Agile project type.

      • Prepare and conduct the cutover from the non-production to production environment.

      • Understand the importance of quality management during the Operation phase.

      • Identify how to work towards project closure.

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to Projects
        • What is a Project
        • Project Challenges
        • Project Management
        • Agile Models
      • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Introduction to Sure Step
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Model
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Client
        • Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Online
        • Project Repositories
      • Project Planning and Solution Envisioning in the Diagnostic Phase
        • Position Solution Envisioning and the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Top-Down View on the Diagnostic Phase.
        • Overview and Positioning of Decision Accelerator offerings.
        • Introduction to the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Case Study.
      • Delivering Decision Accelerators
        • Use the tools, templates, and links to help you deliver the Requirements and Process Review decision accelerator
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Proposal Generation
        • Final Licensing and Services Agreement
      • Proposal Generation and Final Licensing and Services Agreements
        • Risk Management
        • Quality Management
        • Communication Management
        • Managing Scope Changes
        • Resource Management
      • Waterfall Delivery
        • Analysis Phase
        • Design Phase
        • Development Phase
      • Agile Delivery
        • Agile Preparation
        • Agile Execution
      • Deployment Phase
        • Conduct User Training
        • Testing Activities During the Deployment phase
        • The Production environment
        • Create the Production Operations guide
        • Data migration
        • Go-Live
      • Operation Phase
        • Quality Management
        • Additional Operation Activities
        • Project Closure

       

    • Distribution and Trade in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      28 hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Allow for over/under delivery of goods.
      • Assign charges.
      • Set up and manage quarantine management functionality.
      • Recognize the pick process.
      • Register serialized and batch inventory.
      • Reverse and split a pick.
      • Edit Item dimensions during picking.
      • Create Vendor returns, Return actions, and Manage Customer returns.
      • Manually reserve inventory.
      • Set up automatic and explosion inventory reservation.
      • Query, cancel, or change a reservation.
      • Set up, activate, and modify Customer and Vendor trade agreements.
      • Understand Customer and Vendor Price/Discount groups.
      • Set up and use Supplementary items.
      • Work with sales quotations.
      • Define various sales quotation functions.
      • Set up transfer orders.
      • Create a transfer order.
      • Pick items before transfer between warehouses.
      • Transfer items between warehouses.
      • Set up the elements of a commission agreement.
      • View commission transactions from a financially updated sales order.
      • Understand the ABC Inventory Classification System.
      • Understand how to use the Physical inventory by inventory dimension report.
      • Understand how to use reports in forecasting sales and purchase expectations.

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Distribution and Trade
      • Over/Under Delivery and Charges
        • Introduction
        • Over/Under Delivery
        • Charges
        • Price Charges
        • Charges Codes
        • Manual Charges
        • Automatic Charges
      • Customer and Vendor Agreements
        • Activate Trade Agreements
        • Set Up Trade Agreements
        • Trade Agreements Parameters
        • Supplementary Items
        • Purchase and Sales Agreements
      • Item Arrival Registration
        • Introduction
        • Item Registration Setup
        • Item Arrival
      • Quarantine Management
        • Introduction
        • Quarantine Warehouse Setup Parameters
        • Quarantine Item Management
        • Inventory Transactions on Quarantine Items
      • Vendor Returns
        • Introduction
        • Create Vendor Returns
        • Create Vendor Returns for Serialized Items
      • Sales Quotations
        • Introduction
        • Sales Quotation Setup
        • Working with Quotations
        • Additional Sales Quotation Features
      • Item Reservations
        • Introduction
        • Why Perform Reservations and What You Can Reserve?
        • Manual Reservations
        • Automatic Reservations
        • Automatic Reservations and Selection of Batch
        • Explosion Reservations
        • View Reservations
        • Lock Reservations
        • Cancel Reservations
        • Batch Reservation
        • Picking Reserved Items
      • Sales Order Picking
        • Introduction
        • Enable Sales Order Picking and Setup
        • Release Sales Order Picking
        • Automatic Registration of a Pick
        • Manual Registration of a Pick
        • Item Pick Registration of a Serial and Batch Inventory
        • Edit, Reverse and Split a Pick
      • Customer Returns
        • Introduction
        • Set up Customer Returns
        • Create a Return Order
        • Item Arrival and Receipt Registration
        • Quarantine Orders
        • Replacement Orders
      • Commissions
        •  Introduction
        • Set Up a Commission
        • View Commission Transactions
        • Commission Transactions For Return Items
      • Transfer Orders
        • Introduction
        • Set Up of Transfer Orders
        • Using the Transfer order Form
        • Picking Items For a Transfer Order
        • Shipping and Receiving a Transfer Order
      • Reports
        • Introduction
        • ABC Inventory Classification
        • Inventory Reports
        • Forecasting Reports

       

    • Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants 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

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Powerful Solution
        • Agile Solution
        • Simple Solution
        • Pervasive Interoperability
        • Industry Focus
        • Functionality
      • Basic Navigation
        • Rich client user interface
        • Alerts
        • View details
        • Help
        • Personalization
        • Workflow
        • Quicktips
      • Enterprise Portal
        • Enterprise Portal users
        • Enterprise Portal user interface
      • Reporting
        • Reporting and Business Intelligence (BI) users
        • Reporting and BI tools
        • Microsoft Dynamics AX tools
        • SQL Reporting Services
        • SQL Analysis Services
        • Other tools
      • System Administration
        • Organization Structure
        • Basic Data Setup
        • Users
        • Data Import/Export
      • Technology
        • System Architecture
        • Development Environments
        • Model Driven Architecture
    • Supply Chain Foundation in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      21 hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Create products and product masters.
      • Discuss how to authorize product setup for legal entities.
      • Discuss how to define a not stocked product.
      • Create purchase orders and sales orders.
      • Generate purchase and sales transactions.
      • Create and correct packing slip and product receipts.
      • Assign and manage serial and batch numbers
      • Set up quality control.
      • Use quality orders.
      • Set up quality management.
      • Understand non conformances.
      • Create and process an inventory adjustment and inventory movement journal.
      • Create and process a transfer journal.
      • Create and process a Bill of Materials (BOM) journal.
      • Understand how to use journals to make inventory adjustments.
      • Understand how to use the Counting journal to support and adjust physical inventory counts.

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Introduction
        • Supply Chain
        • Product Information Management
        • Inventory Management
        • Warehouse Management
        • Quality Management
      • Product Information Management
        • Introduction
        • Defining Products
        • Modeling Configurable Products
        • Inventory Dimension Groups
        • Authorizing Product Setup in a Legal Entity
        • Finalizing Product Setup in a Legal Entity
        • Default Order and Site Settings
        • Item Pricing
        • Unit of Measure
        • Defining Products as Not Stocked
      • Inventory Management Setup
        • Introduction
        • Item Groups
        • Item Model Groups
        • Storage and Tracking Dimension Groups
        • Warehouse Management
      • Purchase Orders
        • Introduction
        • Working with Purchase Orders
        • Set up Purchasing Parameters
        • Create a Purchase Order
        • Process a Purchase Order
        • Generate Purchase Order Documents
        • Change Management
        • Purchase Order Tasks
        • Purchase Order Inquiries and List Pages
      • Serial and Batch Numbers
        • Dimension Group – Tracking Dimensions
        • Manual Allocation
        • Automatic Allocation
        • Tracing
      • Sales Orders
        • Working with Sales Orders
        • Sales Order Types
        • Set Up Sales Parameters
        • Creating a Sales Order
        • Ship to Multiple Addresses
        • Delivery Schedule
        • Enhanced Delivery Date Control
        • Available Ship and Receipt Dates
        • Order Entry Deadlines
        • Direct Delivery
        • Generate a Sales Order Confirmation
        • Generate a Sales Order Picking List
        • Generate a Picking List Registration
        • Generate a Sales Order Packing Slip
        • Shipping Carrier Interface
      • Quality Management
        • Introduction
        • Set Up Quality Management Basics
        • Set Up Automatic Quality Order Generation
        • Create a Manual Quality Order
        • Work with a Non Conformance
        • Quality Reports and Certificates
      • Inventory Journals
        • Introduction
        • Inventory Journals Setup
        • Inventory Adjustment and Movement Journals
        • Transfer Journals
        • Bill of Material Journals
        • Counting Journals
        • Counting Journal Setup
        • Creating and Processing a Counting Journal
        • Tag Counting Journals
        • Inventory Blocking

       

    • Warehouse Management in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

      Duration

      14 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      • Describe the goals and features of warehouse management by using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
      • Set up the system for warehouse management.
      • Use the item arrival process to process inventory receipts.
      • Create and process pallet transports.
      • Use output orders, consolidated picking, and picking routes to process sales order picking.
      • Create outbound rules, and deliver picked items.
      • Create and process shipments by using the Create Shipment wizard, shipment staging, and shipment templates.
      • Create shipment reservation combinations and sequences.
      • Create refill pallet transports.
      • Describe and use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for inbound and outbound processing.
      • Set up and process quarantine orders.
      • Set up and use quality orders, inventory blocking, and non-conformances.
      • Review the reports and inquiries that are available for warehouse management.

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Goals of Warehouse Management
        • Terminology and Concepts
        • Workflow in Warehouse Management
        • Integration with Other Modules
        • Advanced Warehouse Management
      • Setting Up Warehouse Management
        • Basic Setup for Inventory and Warehouse Management
        • Product Setup
        • Inventory Dimension Groups
        • Physical Setup of the Inventory
        • Logical Setup of the Inventory
        • Pallets and Forklifts
      • Receipt and Storage
        • Purchase Orders
        • Arrival Overview and Item Arrival Journal
        • Pallet Transports
        • Receipt Registration Requirements
      • Item Picking and Shipping
        • Sales Orders
        • Output Orders
        • Picking Process
        • Picking Routes
        • Deliver Picked Items
        • Shipment Process
        • Shipment Staging
        • Shipment Reservations
        • Refill Pallet Transports
      • RFID in Warehouse Management
        • RFID Administration
        • Receiving with RFID
        • Picking, Packing, and Shipping with RFID
      • Quarantine Management
        • Set Up Quarantine
        • Item Receipt
        • Quarantine Orders
      • Quality Management
        • Quality Management Setup Review
        • Inventory Blocking
        • Non Conformances
      • Inquiries and Reports
        • Inquiries
        • Reports

       

    • Warehouse Management System in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

      Duration

      21 Hours

      Overview

      By the end of this course, the participants will be able to:

      The intended audience includes partners and customers who want to learn the basic features and develop a working knowledge of the typical daily procedures required to effectively use Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Inventory and Warehouse Management functionality.

      The class is intended for warehouse workers, warehouse managers, shipping and receiving personnel, and other people in organizations responsible for the setup and administration of warehouse management functionality.

      Course Outline

      • Overview
        • Goals of Warehouse Management
        • Terminology and Concepts
        • Workflow in Warehouse Management
        • Integration with Other Modules
        • Advanced Warehouse Management
      • Setting Up Warehouse Management
        • Basic Setup for Inventory and Warehouse Management
        • Product Setup
        • Inventory Dimension Groups
        • Physical Setup of the Inventory
        • Logical Setup of the Inventory
        • Pallets and Forklifts
      • Inbound Operations
        • Purchase Orders
        • Arrival Overview and Item Arrival Journal
        • Pallet Transports
        • Receipt Registration Requirements
      • Outbound Operations
        • Sales Orders
        • Output Orders
        • Picking Process
        • Shipment Process
        • Outbound Rules
        • Shipment Reservations
        • Shipment Templates
        • Picking Routes
        • Deliver Picked Items
        • Shipment Staging
      • RFID in Warehouse Management
        • RFID Technology
        • RFID Administration
        • Receiving with RFID
        • Picking, Packing, and Shipping with RFID
      • Quarantine Management with Pallets
        • Set Up Quarantine
        • Item Receipt
        • Quarantine Orders
      • Inhouse Warehouse Operations
        • Pallet Transports
        • Refill Pallet Transports
        • Quantity Adjustments
        • Inquiries
        • Reports
        • Role Centers

       

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