Functional Consultant Learning Catalog

Are you an implementation expert for a business domain?

The following catalog is organized from core knowledge to specific domains, and from most basic to most advanced. If content exists in multiple formats, we'll let you know, so that you can choose the training format that best meets your needs.

Getting started

Content Description Format Length
Explore Dynamics 365 Business Central capabilities Overview of Dynamics 365 Business Central capabilities Website
Business Central playlist Business Central playlist Playlist of YouTube videos
Get started with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Are you interested in Business Central? If so, this learning path provides a good introduction. It discusses how to set up a trial, provides some basic information about what's available, and shows some personalization options you can make to customize Business Central for your use. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 4 minutes
Work with the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central user interface Do you want to learn about the Business Central user interface? This learning path shows you the user interface and also how you can personalize it. It also discusses alternate interfaces such as a smartphone. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 27 minutes
Work like a pro with data in Business Central Are you just getting started with Business Central? This learning path will help prepare you for the types of data in Business Central and how to find information you need in the application. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 27 minutes

Deploy

Content Description Format Length
Deploy and configure Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Are you new to Business Central? If so, this path will help you get started. It discusses how to create new companies, implement security, migrate data from other systems, and integrate Outlook with Business Central. Free, self-paced online learning path 4 hours 42 minutes
Set up Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for reporting Do you want to use Business Central with other applications or make data available in the cloud? Then complete this learning path. It also includes a module about changing how documents look in Business Central. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 50 minutes

Financials

Content Description Format Length
Set up financial management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you want to use Business Central for financial management? Then this learning path is for you. It discusses the setup of number series, audit trail codes, posting groups, dimensions and the chart of accounts. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 13 minutes
Use cost accounting in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to use cost accounting in your company? This learning path can help get you started with cost accounting in Business Central. It explains cost accounting setup, how to create master data for cost accounting, how to transfer transactions, and allocate costs to a group of accounts. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 16 minutes
Use journals in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to create and post journal entries in Business Central? Then this path is for you. Setting up general journal templates, creating journal transactions including recurring transactions, and posting transactions are all discussed in the modules of this learning path. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 1 minute
Reconcile bank accounts in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you want to find out how to reconcile bank accounts in Business Central? The bank reconciliation feature and reconciliation journals are discussed in this learning path. Free, self-paced online learning path 1 hour 3 minutes
Use multiple currencies in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you work with multiple currencies? If you do, this path will help you understand the steps you need to complete to set up and use multiple currencies, process payments and invoices in different currencies, and adjust exchange rates when necessary. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 4 minutes
Create financial reports in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Are you responsible for generating financial reports from Business Central? This learning path discusses creating budgets, and using account schedules, dimensions, and eXtensible business reporting language (XBRL) to generate the financial reports that are typically needed for most businesses. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 44 minutes
Process financial periodic activities in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Are you responsible for period and year-end closing processes? Complete this module, which discusses how to send reminders and finance charge memos to customers. It also discusses Intrastat processing and reporting, and closing a fiscal year. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 3 minutes
Advanced Dynamics 365 Business Central Finance for Consultants (Partner only) This course provides knowledge and insight into the financial management application area in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. The focus is on both basic and more advanced financial functions within the organization such as the chart of accounts, cash management, processing invoices, OCR, cash flow forecasting, cost accounting, financial reporting, and the year-end closing process. Instructor-led in person or online training, cost varies by region and partner

Trade

Content Description Format Length
Get started with Trade in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Are you using Trade in Business Central? This learning path discusses the setup requirements and how to start using Trade in Business Central. Free, self-paced online learning path 1 hour 55 minutes
Process VAT in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to set up and calculate VAT for your company? Take this learning path that contains information about setting up VAT, processing VAT, calculating and posting settlements, and making a VAT rate change. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 26 minutes
Post sales and purchase invoices in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to process and post customer sales invoices? Do you need to enter vendor purchase invoices? This learning path addresses both, and also discusses how to process prepayments to customers and vendors. It also discusses using electronic documents in your business with Business Central. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 44 minutes
Process customer and vendor payments in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you receive payments from customers and pay vendors? This module will help you track both in cash management and process those transactions as necessary in Business Central. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 36 minutes
Purchase items and services in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to create purchase documents like purchase orders and purchase invoices? This learning path shows you how to create purchase documents and address things such as discounts and item charges. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours 4 minutes
Sell items and services in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central If you sell items or services to customers, this learning path can help you learn how to use Business Central to manage the sales process. Free, self-paced online learning path 4 hours 41 minutes
Return items in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to return items to vendors and accept returns from customers? This path will help you learn how to process returns. Free, self-paced online learning path 1 hour 25 minutes
Replenish items in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you need to replenish inventory items in your business? This learning path will show you options you can use to efficiently replenish items in Business Central. Free, self-paced online learning path 1 hour 46 minutes
Assemble items in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Do you sell assembled items? This learning path provides the information you need to assembly management and items. It also provides steps to produce assembled items to stock or order. Free, self-paced online learning path 2 hours 26 minutes
Advanced Dynamics 365 Business Central Trade for Consultants (Partner only) This course provides knowledge and insight into the trade and inventory management application area in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. The focus is on the most important trade related settings and functions, such as selling and purchasing items and services, controlling inventory, item price and discount management, and requisition management. It also covers important inventory functions such as item tracking, assembly management and location transfers. Instructor-led in person or online training, cost varies by region and partner

Cloud

Content Description Format Length
The future is in the Trusted Cloud About the Trusted Cloud Website
Data Protection Resources Information about how Microsoft cloud services protect your data, and how you can manage cloud data security and compliance for your organization. White paper download