Introduction to AX 2012

Introduction to AX 2012 – gain an overview of the benefits of AX 2012, the functionality available, and the underlying technology.

About

This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an introduction to AX 2012. The purpose of this course is to give new users an overview of the benefits of the application, the functionality available, and the underlying technology. Students will have the opportunity to use the application to perform typical end-user tasks.

Agenda

Module 1: Overview

Lessons

  • Powerful solution
  • Agile solution
  • Simple solution
  • Pervasive interoperability
  • Industry focus
  • Functionality

Module 2: Basic navigation

Lessons

  • Rich client user interface
  • Alerts
  • View details
  • Help
  • Personalisation
  • Workflow
  • Quicktips

Labs

  • Lab: User options
  • Lab: Customer inquiry
  • Lab: Create a purchase order

Module 3: Enterprise portal

Lessons

  • ‍Enterprise Portal users
  • Enterprise Portal user interface

Lab: Order products

  • ‍Describe the types of end-users who use Enterprise Portal
  • Describe the functionality available to users on Enterprise Portal
  • Describe the components of Enterprise Portal user interface

Module 4: Reporting

Lessons

  • ‍Reporting and Business Intelligence (BI) users
  • Reporting and BI tools
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX tools
  • SQL Reporting Services
  • SQL Analysis Services
  • Other tools

Lab: Add an open sales orders cue

Lab: Create an ad hoc vendor report in Excel

  • ‍Describe the types of end-users who use Enterprise Portal
  • Describe the functionality available to users on Enterprise Portal
  • Describe the components of Enterprise Portal user interface

Module 5: System administration

Lessons

  • Organisation structure
  • Basic data setup
  • Users
  • Data import/export

Module 6: Technology

Lessons

  • System architecture
  • Development environments
  • Model driven architecture

Lab: Add a field to a list page

🡱