Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Training

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Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 training course imparts the knowledge and skills to identify and understand the new and enhanced features of Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. Aspirants will get complete details on the production bill of materials (BOM) and its components required to produce a parent item. All the tasks involved in the process of production ordering are explained during the training. Subcontracting, advanced capacity, shop loading, and other additional manufacturing topics including scrap handling are also discussed.

Upon the completion of the training, you will inculcate the following skills:

  • Define company structure related details including profile to Production planner and license information
  • Describe the production bill of materials, BOM structure and reports
  • Get involved in setting up the capacity, creating routings, defining production orders for converting raw materials into manufactured products
  • Describe all the fields for system setup and inventory setup that is related to manufacturing
  • Identify, describe, and demonstrate all prospects of sales order planning
  • Analyze production forecast and plan to meet the actual demand
  • Demonstrate high level of planning skills focusing on the related issues such as inventory location, transfers between warehouses, item variants, and units in stock.
Target audience

Candidates involved as a Partner in the selling and implementation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.This person should investigate customer requirements and accordingly guide the manufacturing unit on how to implement those valuable inputs.


The intended candidates for this training must have the following skills prior working experience on earlier versions of Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Course 80550A: Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

1: Manufacturing Course Overview

  • Provides a course overview
  • Provides a course outline and a brief description of all course modules
  • Have an overview of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Manufacturing course Complete the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Manufacturing exam

2: Sample Company Structure

  • Provides an overview of the demonstration company, CRONUS International
  • Explains how to set the working date
  • Shows how to change the default profile to Production Planner
  • Describes license information

3: Production Bill of Materials, BOM

  • Describes the production BOM structure and its basic features
  • Explains and demonstrates production BOM advanced features
  • Shows production BOM reports

4: Basic Capacities and Routings

  • Explains how to set up capacity
  • Shows how to create routings
  • Describes the advanced features for routings
  • Reviews the standard capacity and routing reports

5: Production Orders

  • Describes the different production order statuses
  • Explains how to create and schedule a production order
  • Describes the different types of changes that you can make to a production order and shows how to make each change
  • Shows how to use the Production Order batch job
  • Explains additional production order topics, such as reservations, statistics, phantom BOMs, and manufacturing batch units of measure
  • Reviews the production order listings and reports

6: Production Order Processing

  • Reviews the flow of events as production orders move from release until they are finished
  • Describes the options and procedures that are related to material consumption and production output
  • Shows how to pick components and put away finished goods in the warehouse
  • Explains the uses of the consumption journal, output journal, and production journal

7: System Setup         

  • Describes all fields on the Manufacturing Setup page
  • Explains all fields on the item card that affect manufacturing
  • Reviews all fields on the stock keeping unit card that affect manufacturing

8: Sales Order Interface and Order Planning

  • Describes and demonstrates all aspects of sales order planning
  • Explains and demonstrates all aspects of order planning

9: Forecasting and Planning

  • Describe the production forecast functionality
  • Explain the integration between production forecasting and planning
  • Show how actual demand is netted against forecast demand
  • Describe forecasting by location, order tracking as it relates to forecasting, and forecasting setup
  • Review the forecast reports

10: Planning

  • Describes the general concepts of the planning system
  • Introduces the planning worksheet and related functions
  • Explains how to use regenerative planning
  • Shows how to use net change planning
  • Describes how parameters affect the planning process
  • Explains how to use order tracking and action messages

11: Additional Planning Topics

  • Defines item variants
  • Explains how to use locations in planning
  • Shows how to perform transfers between locations
  • Describes how to use blanket sales orders in planning
  • Explains how to use multilevel production orders
  • Reviews how to filter the planning worksheet
  • Shows how to change the replenishment system for a planning line
  • Describes how to refresh planning lines
  • Identifies the available planning reports

12: Subcontracting

  • Describes how to set up a subcontractor and define subcontractor costs
  • Shows how to assign a subcontractor work center to a routing operation
  • Explains how to use the subcontracting worksheet to issue purchase orders to subcontractors
  • Describes how to post subcontracting purchase orders
  • Shows how to review subcontracting ledger entries
  • Reviews the Subcontractor – Dispatch List report

13: Advanced Capacity

  • Explains how to set up work centers and machine centers
  • Shows how to set up shop calendars and capacity calendars
  • Describes registered absences and how to use them
  • Explains how to use capacity journals

14: Shop Loading

  • Describes the basic tools that are used to manage shop loading
  • Explains how to manage shop loading by assuming infinite capacity
  • Shows how to manage shop loading by using finite capacity
  • Reviews the reports that are related to shop loading

15: Additional Manufacturing Topics

  • Describes standard tasks and how to use them
  • Explains stop codes and how to use them
  • Reviews the various options for recording scrap and the relationships between the options
  • Defines non-productive time and shows how to use it in a production order
  • Shows how to reduce lead time
  • Describes how to make consumption journal entries and output journal entries for multilevel production orders
  • Defines production families and shows how to use them in a production order

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