Manufacturing Applications- Training

[Note-Microsoft Dynamics GP – All versions available]

This instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to explain the basic concepts and general functions of Microsoft Dynamics GP and to use central application functionality for the most common business tasks.

The Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing course on the Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Series helps prepare students to set up and begin to use Manufacturing. This comprehensive course will provide you with an in-depth view of the extensive functionality contained within the Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Series. Besides learning the functionality, you will also learn tips and techniques that will help make your implementation successful, and you will gain a thorough understanding of the Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Application and its capabilities.


  • Effectively set up the Manufacturing system options that apply to your production process and organizational needs.
  • Explain how the Microsoft Dynamics GP distribution and financial modules are integrated with Manufacturing.
  • Properly create component and manufactured items.
  • Properly structure Bills of Materials and Routings to fit specific manufacturing environments.
  • Create and schedule Manufacturing Orders for your production needs.
  • Make the necessary setups to use Outsourcing.
  • Understand the relationship between Manufacturing and Sales Order Processing.
  • Order, allocate, and fulfill manufactured items using Sales Order Processing.
  • Properly set up the Sales Configurator.
  • Understand basic MRP calculations and how to work with the outputs of MRP.
  • Plan production using the Sales Forecasting, MPS, MRP and CRP modules.
  • Use the Manufacturing report options to produce desired reports.



Module Integration and Process Overview

The goal of this chapter is to provide students with a list of the Manufacturing modules and how they integrate with the Distribution modules

Prerequisites – Inventory Control

  • Setup Procedures
  • Item Classes
  • Item Creation
  • Posting Inventory Transactions and Transfers
  • Tracing Serial and Lot Transactions

Prerequisites – Bill of Materials

  • Setup Procedures
  • BOM Creation and Maintenance
  • BOM Mass Update
  • BOM Inquiries and Reports

Prerequisites – Manufacturing Facility

  • Manufacturing Calendar
  • Labor Code/Machine OH Defaults
  • Labor Codes
  • Machines
  • Work Centers

Prerequisites – Routings

  • Setup Procedures
  • Routing Creation
  • Operation Code Setup
  • Pointer Routing Creation
  • Routing Copy
  • Routing Deletion
  • Other Routing Activity
  • Routing Inquiry
  • BOM Routing Link

Execution – Standard Costing

  • Setup Procedures
  • Managing Standards with Pending Costs
  • Managing Standard with Proposed Costs
  • Other Costing Considerations

Execution – Manufacturing Order Processing

  • Setup Procedure
  • MO Creation
  • Picklist
  • Manufacturing Routing
  • Component Allocation
  • Material Shortages
  • MO Release
  • MO Status Changes
  • Printing an MO
  • Component Issue
  • WIP Reporting
  • MO Receipt
  • MO Close
  • Scheduling
  • Quick MO
  • MO Inquiries

Execution – Outsourcing

  • Setup Procedures
  • Manufacturing Order Entry with Outsourcing
  • Purchase Orders and Shipments for Outsourcing
  • Receiving Outsourced Purchase Orders
  • Invoicing Outsourced Purchase Orders
  • Receiving an MO That Uses Outsourcing
  • Outsourcing Inquires

Execution – Sales Order Processing

  • Setup Procedures
  • Entering Sales Orders
  • Linking and Unlinking Sales Order Line Items to MOs
  • Transferring Document Types
  • Allocating Sales Order Quantities
  • Fulfilling Sales Order Quantities
  • Sales Order Extras

Execution – Sales Configurator

  • Setup Procedures
  • Super Bill of Material
  • Option Categories
  • Option Promotions
  • Configuring a Bill of Material
  • Configured Sales Order Options View

Planning – Material Requirements Planning

  • MRP Calculations
  • Setup Procedures
  • MRP Regeneration
  • Schedule of MRP Suggested Purchase Orders
  • Schedule of MRP Suggested Manufacturing Orders
  • Key Windows When Using MRP
  • Exception Messages
  • MRP Inquiries
  • Calculating Manufacturing Lead Times
  • MRP Quantity Definitions

Planning – Forecasting and Master Production Scheduling

  • Forecast Consumption
  • Forecast Entry
  • Master Production Scheduling
  • Forecasting Inquiry
  • Planning – Capacity Requirements Planning
  • Setup Procedures
  • Inquiry

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