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Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

December 16 @ 09:00 - December 19 @ 16:00

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One event on December 16, 2019 at 09:00

(Last Updated On: March 23, 2019)

This 4-day course Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is for those, who want to master the Discrete Manufacturing functionality in D365FO, thru principles overview, set-up and everyday examples and business scenarios, as well as plenty of hands-on labs.

The first part will cover the Basic Discrete Manufacturing in D365FO, and the second part is dedicated to the more Advanced Discrete Manufacturing topics.

Please note that Process Manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing are separate courses, adding skills to the ones obtained in this Discrete Manufacturing course.

Typical participant profiles:
The course is for production staff, controllers and production cost accountants, and others in an organization that is responsible for the setup and administration of production functionality and financial impact, as well as accountants, super users, consultants.

It is essential to have participated in our course Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or in other ways have obtained equivalent knowledge.

It is also a must to have participated in our course Products and Services in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or in other ways have obtained equivalent knowledge.


200-300 (Intermediate – Advanced).

During this 4-day course in Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, you will work hands-on with our hands-on labs with guidelines for D365FO.

Outline (overview)

  • Define and Maintain Manufacturing Capacities
  • Define Production Processes Data
  • Manage BOM Cost and Price Calculations
  • Process Production Orders
  • Production Inquiries and Reports
  • Production Control Module Configuration
  • Subcontract Work Production Orders
  • Scrap, Waste, and Measurements
  • Advanced Production Order Scheduling
  • Define General Ledger Integration for Discrete Manufacturing
  • Define Material Policies for Discrete Manufacturing
  • Master Planning Essentials
  • Intercompany Master Planning
  • Demand and Supply Forecasting
  • Manage Planned Production
  • Introduction to Manufacturing Execution
  • Making the most of the Manufacturing Workspaces in D365FO

Topics covered (details)

Introduction to Discrete Manufacturing Basics

  • 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 (overview. Please note our separate course Lean Manufacturing)

Bill of Materials

  • Understanding BOMs
  • BOM Versions
  • Overview of Creating BOMs
  • Creating BOMs in the BOM Form
  • Creating BOMs in BOM lines Form
  • Change a BOM
  • BOM and Item Configurations
  • BOM Calculation
  • BOM Scrap
  • BOM Measurements
  • BOM Reports

Calendars and Resources

  • Working Time Template
  • Calendars
  • Resource capabilities
  • Resources
  • Resource Groups
  • Operation Scheduling Percentage, Efficiency, and Exclusivity
  • Capacity Planning and Finite Capacity
  • Create and manage Resources

Operations and Routes

  • Operations
  • Cost Categories
  • Cost Groups
  • Route Groups
  • Routes
  • Scrap
  • Route Networks

Parameters, Production Orders and Life Cycle

  • Production Parameters and Journal Names
  • Production Orders
  • Production Process Overview
  • Production Status
  • Estimation
  • Optional Advanced Settings
  • Manually Create a Production Order
  • Configure a Production Pool and Assign a Production Order

Production Scheduling and Subcontracting

  • Scheduling Options
  • Operations Scheduling
  • Job Scheduling
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Master Planning and Planned Production Orders
  • Locking Production Orders
  • Dispatching
  • Subcontracting
  • Run a Resource Schedule

Control and End Production

  • Estimation and Scheduling
  • Release Production Orders
  • Start Production Orders
  • Production Consumption
  • Report Production Orders as Finished
  • End Production Orders

Inquiries and Reports

  • Production Inquiries
  • Standard Reports
  • Transactions Reports
  • Journal Balance Reports
  • Analysis Reports
  • Production Papers Reports

Making the most of the Manufacturing Workspaces in D365FOE

  • Production floor management
  • Product readiness for discrete manufacturing
  • Master planning

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
  • Create Resource with Resource Type Vendor
  • Purchase Items for BOM from Subcontractor
  • Use a Subcontractor to Produce an Item in the BOM

Advanced Production Scheduling

  • Production Groups
  • Production Pools
  • Resource capabilities
  • Properties
  • Route Groups
  • Priority Scheduling
  • Splitting a Production Order
  • Configure a Production Pool and Assign a Production Order

Scrap and Waste

  • BOM Scrap
  • Resource Scrap
  • Route Scrap
  • Costing Of Scrap/Waste
  • Add BOM Scrap and Run Calculations
  • Set Scrap Percentages on a Route

General Ledger and the Production Series

  • Production Order 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
  • Modify Data Types
  • Setting Up Products and BOM
  • Setting Up Resources
  • Setting Up Operations and Routes


Price for this course includes training manuals, training environment, food and beverages during the training.

Training manuals
We will provide our own developed and updated AXcademy training materials and training materials from Microsoft.
Training manuals are provided printed and/or as files.
Each student will receive copies to annotate and keep.

Training environment
During the training, each student will have access to their personal copy of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations training environment (with standard Contoso demo data) free of charge.

After the training, you could continue to have access to your personal training environment – including your labs. A nominal fee might apply for this optional service.

To ensure the best possible learning environment, a world-class instructor with loads of real-life technical experience in D365FO, as well as AX 7 and previous versions of AX is in place, and the number of participants is limited to 10 students.

Food and beverages
Food and beverages are provided during the training hours.
•Light breakfast before start
•Morning break
•Lunch of high quality and variety
•Afternoon break
•Water, coffee/tea, soft drinks, fruits throughout the day.

(Actual offerings and variety depends on the actual training location. For special food requirements, please ask well in advance of the class start date)

Not included
Any certification exams

Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Covering: D365FO, D365O, AX 7. Also covering AX 2012 (for most parts)

This course includes all or part of the topics of below listed Microsoft Courses

DLP-CourseCourse Title
80871Define and Maintain Manufacturing Capacities in Microsoft Dynamics
80872Define Production Processes Data in Microsoft Dynamics
80873Manage BOM Cost and Price Calculations in Microsoft Dynamics
80881Process Production Orders in Microsoft Dynamics
80886Production Inquires and Reports in Microsoft Dynamics
80875Production Control Module Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics
80882Subcontract Work Production Orders in Microsoft Dynamics
80884Scrap, Waste, and Measurements in Microsoft Dynamics
80883Advanced Production Order Scheduling in Microsoft Dynamics
80874Define General Ledger Integration for Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics
80876Define Material Polices for Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics
80877Master Planning Essentials in Microsoft Dynamics
80878Intercompany Master Planning in Microsoft Dynamics
80879Demand and Supply Forecasting in Microsoft Dynamics
80880Manage Planned Production in Microsoft Dynamics
81119Introduction to Manufacturing Execution in Microsoft Dynamics