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80314A: Discrete Manufacturing Basics in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Module 1: Introduction to Discrete Manufacturing Basics
This chapter provides a general overview of Discrete Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
•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
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Describe the Production control module's main conceptual building blocks
•Define production orders and name the status changes as it passes through the production life cycle
•Provide a brief description of general improvements to the Production control module

Module 2: Bill of Materials
This chapter concentrates on how to create and set up BOMs.
•Understanding BOMs
•BOM Versions
•Overview of Creating BOMs
•Creating BOMs in the BOM Form
•Creating BOMs in BOM lines Form
•BOM and Item Configurations
•BOM Calculation
•BOM Scrap
•BOM Measurements
•BOM Reports
Lab : 2.1: Create a BOM
•Create and approve a new BOM.
Lab : 2.2: Change a BOM
•Review a list of BOMs in which the specific item 5017 is being used.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Describe the main types of Bill of materials (BOM) and define BOM levels, components and lines
•Define the creation of BOM versions
•Describe the overall process of creating BOMs
•Understand of the BOM calculation process
•Describe how to create and use BOM scrap types
•Describe the use of BOM measurements as a type of configuration
•Use the standard BOM reports

Module 3: Calendars and Resources
This chapter concentrates on creating and managing calendars and resources.
•Working Time Template
•Resource Capabilities
•Resource Groups
•Operation Scheduling Percentage, Efficiency and Exclusivity
•Capacity Planning and Finite Capacity
Lab : 3.1: Create and manage Resources
•Create and reassign resources to perform work.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Define working time templates and describe how they are set up
•Create working time calendars
•Create resources and distinguish the resource types
•Set up resource groups

Module 4: Operations and Routes
This chapter concentrates on creating and managing operations and routes.
•Cost Categories
•Cost Groups
•Route Groups
•Route Networks
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Define how to set up and configure production operations and relations
•Describe the use and setup of cost categories in production routes
•Describe the use and setup of cost groups in production routes
•Describe how to create route groups and attach them to operations in the route
•Describe how to create and maintain routes and operations on the routes
•Describe how scrap is managed in production routes
•Configure the route network parameter and identify route networks in complex routing

Module 5: Parameters, Production Orders, and Production Order Life Cycle
This chapter explains the setup of the production parameters. Steps for creating of the production order are reviewed. Additionally, the production order life cycle is reviewed.

•Production Parameters and Journal Names
•Production Orders
•Production Process Overview
•Production Status
•Optional Advanced Settings
Lab : 5.1: Manually Create a Production Order
•Create a new production order.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Describe the impact of production parameters at the legal entity and the site level
•Describe the different ways production orders can be created
•Describe how to create a production order manually
•Explain the main activities that occur in the life cycle of a production order
•Explain how the production order status is used in working with production orders
•Describe the estimation process
•Configure advanced settings including production groups and production pools

Module 6: Production Scheduling and Subcontracting
This chapter focuses on how to manage the scheduling and subcontracting parameters in production. Also, the types of scheduling are reviewed.
•Scheduling Options
•Operations Scheduling
•Job Scheduling
•Resource Scheduling
•Master Planning and Planned Production Orders
Lab : 6.1: Run a Resource Schedule
•Set up the resource scheduling.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Describe the various scheduling options
•Describe the main characteristics all types of scheduling
•Describe how to lock production orders
•Describe how to dispatch scheduled jobs to a specific resource
•Understand how subcontracting is used for outsourcing
•Adjust BOMs in connection with subcontractor work
•Set up operations and routes to be performed by a vendor

Module 7: Control and End Production
This chapter reviews the stages of the production order lifecycle.
•Estimation and Scheduling
•Release Production Orders
•Start Production Orders
•Production Consumption
•Report Production Orders as Finished
•End Production Orders
Lab : 7.1: Start Production Order
•Start the production order
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Set up automatic updates
•Describe the main considerations and the settings used to start production orders
•Explain the use of production journals in recording consumption
•Describe the report as finished stage of the production life cycle
•Describe the main element of the end production stage in the production

Module 8: Inquiries and Reports
This chapter discusses how use the production inquiries and reports.
•Production Inquiries
•Standard Reports
•Transactions Reports
•Journal Balance Reports
•Analysis Reports
Lab : 8.1: Production Report (Current production jobs)
•Create a Current production jobs report.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to:
•Name the types of standard inquiries that can be conducted in the Production control module on items in production
•Use the standard production reports
•List the three kinds of transaction reports and describe how they are used
•Describe how Journal and Costing reports are used to view information on productions
•Name the types of Balance reports and briefly describe how they can be used in deciphering production conditions
•Use the analysis reports to view or print information on productions

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