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Lean Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

November 17, 2017 @ 09:00 - 16:00 UTC+1

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This 1-day course Lean Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is for those, who want to master the Lean Manufacturing functionality in AX 2012, thru principles overview, set-up and everyday examples and business scenarios, as well as plenty of hands-on labs.

Please note that this Lean Manufacturing course builds on top of our Discrete Manufacturing course, and that specifics about Process Manufacturing is a separate course, too.

Typical participant profiles:
The course is for production staff, controllers and production cost accountants, and others in an organization that is responsible for the additional setup and administration of lean manufacturing/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 AX 2012 or in other ways have obtained equivalent knowledge.

It is also a must to have participated in our course Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, or in other ways have obtained equivalent knowledge. Those skills will give you the foundation for Manufacturing, which is extended in this Lean Manufacturing class.


200-300 (Intermediate – Advanced).

During this 1-day course in Lean Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you will work hands-on with our hands-on labs with guidelines for AX 2012.

Outline (overview)

  • Set Up the Master Configuration for LEAN Manufacturing
  • Set Up Production Flows
  • Configure and Process Kanbans
  • The lean scheduling board for kanbans
  • Analyze Production Flow Data

Topics covered (details)

Lean Manufacturing Concepts and Overview

  • Core Concepts
  • The Value Stream
  • Introduction to Production Flows
  • Introduction to Kanbans
  • Simple Production Flow
  • High-Level Production Flow
  • Setup and Interconnectivity

Production Flows

  • Production Flow Versions
  • Takt and Cycle Times
  • Activities Setup
  • Creating a Single Process Activity Production Flow
  • Single Transfer Activity Production Flow
  • Two Activity Production Flow: Process and Transfer
  • Activity Relations
  • Multiple Activity Production Flow
  • Multiple Activity Scenarios
  • Inventory Integration
  • Semi-Finished
  • Costing Implications

Use and Manage Kanbans

  • Kanban Types
  • Kanban Replenishment Strategies
  • Subcontracting Activities and Manufacturing Kanbans

Fixed Quantity Kanbans

  • Kanban Rule Setup
  • Configure a Fixed Quantity Kanban Rule
  • Kanban Job Planning
  • Planning a Kanban on the Kanban Board
  • Kanban Printing
  • Kanban Processing – Process Jobs
  • Kanban Processing on the Kanban Board for Process Jobs
  • Kanban Processing – Transfer Jobs
  • Kanban Processing on the Kanban Board for Transfer Jobs

Event Kanbans

  • Kanban Rule Setup
  • Configure an Event Kanban Rule
  • Sales Line Events
  • Process a Sales Line Event
  • Capable to Promise
  • Process a Sales Line Event with CTP
  • Kanban Line Event
  • Kanban Line Event
  • BOM Line Event
  • Set up a BOM Line Event Kanban Rule
  • Process a BOM Line Event
  • Stock Replenishment Event
  • Set up a Stock Replenishment Event Kanban Rule
  • Process a Stock Replenishment Event

Scheduled Kanbans

  • Planned Orders of Type Kanban
  • Supply Schedule
  • Kanban Rule Setup
  • Scheduled Kanban Rule Setup
  • Planning Scheduled Kanbans
  • The Lean Scheduling Board for Kanbans
  • Scheduled Kanban

Activity Based Subcontracting

  • Subcontracting Vendor Payments
  • Resource Group/Work Cell
  • Production Flow with Subcontracting Activities
  • Process a Subcontract Activity
  • Subcontracting as an Alternate Resource
  • Using an Alternate Subcontractor
  • Cost Accounting of Subcontracted Services

Production Flow Costing

  • Backflush Costing
  • Standard Cost Requirement
  • Components for Lean Manufacturing
  • Configure Standard Costing in Microsoft Dynamics
  • Calculation of Standard Cost Based on a Production Flow
  • Reporting Production Flow Activities
  • End a Kanban Process Job and Observe Posted Costs
  • Subcontracting
  • Costing for a Subcontracted Activity
  • Backflush Costing
  • Perform Periodic Backflush Costing

Kanban Quantity Calculations

  • Kanban Quantity Calculation Policies
  • Calculating Kanban Quantities

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/or 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 AX 2012 training environment (with standard Contoso demo data) free of charge.

After the training, you will continue to have access to your personal training environment – including your labs – absolutely free of charge for 3 months.

To ensure the best possible learning environment, a world-class instructor with loads of real-life technical experience in AX 2012  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 vary depending on the actual training location. For special food requirements, please ask well in advance of the class start date)

Not included
Any certification exams

MOC 80310 is used for this Lean Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

This training is based on relevant parts of Microsoft training materials MOC 80310 “Lean Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012”