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Microsoft Dynamics SL Course Content

Category : MS-DYNAMICS
Course-Id : MS009
Course
Fees
:

15000/- INR

Course Duration : 40 hours

Course Description:
Microsoft Dynamics SL is one of Microsoft’s enterprise resource planning software products for project-
driven small- and medium-sized enterprises. It is part of the Microsoft Dynamics product family.
Microsoft Dynamics SL is best known for its project-based ERP strengths with a connection to Microsoft
Office Project Server, a member of the Microsoft Office family. This comprehensive business management
solution provides project-, service-, and distribution-driven businesses with project management and project
accounting functionality to help organizations effectively manage projects and improve profitability and
efficiency. The functionality includes finance, project accounting,manufacturing, field services, supply chain
management, analytics, and electronic commerce.



Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing the Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 SystemThis module introduces the features,
purpose, and characteristics of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 covering specific items within Microsoft Dynamics
SL and how the system is set up.

Lessons
 Microsoft Dynamics SL
 Licensing Microsoft Dynamics SL
 Microsoft SQL Server licensing
 Microsoft Dynamics SL - SQL Server relationship

Lab : Introducing the Microsoft Dynamics SL System
 Determining Editions Needed
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the unique position of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 in the accounting software marketplace.

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 Describe features, design foundations, and system level support
 Interpret Microsoft Dynamics SL licensing issues and the relationship with Microsoft SQL Server
licensing
 Describe the working relationship between Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
Module 2: Preparing to Install Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011This module discusses the importance of
planning prior to an installation. Topics include what to do in pre-planning and referencing technical bulletins.
Implementation plans are discussed as well as the hardware and software requirements for Microsoft
Dynamics SL 2011.
Lessons
 Pre-installation
 Protecting current accounting data
 Defining the implementation plan
 Setting up the appropriate computer system
 Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 hardware and software requirements and recommendations

Lab : Preparing to Install Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Locate a Specific Install Guide
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the elements of Microsoft Dynamics SL pre-installation.
 Gather resources needed to prepare for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 installation.
 Identify the basics of developing a Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 implementation plan.
 Prepare the computer operating system for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 installation
Module 3: Installing Microsoft Dynamics SL This module describes a complete installation of Microsoft
Dynamics SL 2011. The process is reviewed, followed by a screen-by-screen install which discusses the
importance of each option and selection during the installation.
Lessons
 Installation process
 Installing Microsoft SQL Server
 Installing Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the main elements of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 installation.
 Install Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
Module 4: Preparing Microsoft Dynamics SL Databases for Use This module describes how to set up and
configure Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 databases. It also discusses the creation of system, application and
demo databases. Registration of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 is also discussed.
Lessons
 Creating databases
 Logging into Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Preparing databases for operation

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 Registering Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011

Lab : Preparing Microsoft Dynamics SL Databases for Use
 Create a demo database
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Set up new Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 databases.
 Set up Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 demo databases.
 Login to Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Register Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Prepare databases for operation.
Module 5: Microsoft Dynamics SL Client Installation This module covers installing a Microsoft Dynamics SL
2011 client. It discusses the creation of a shared directory on the server to distribute the install files for a
client.
Lessons
 Setting up Dynamics SL clients
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Set up Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 clients
Module 6: Directory Structure and ComponentsThis module focuses on the important files installed with
Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. Features of each file are covered with an explanation of the parameters.
Lessons
 Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 directory structure
 Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 components
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the Microsoft Dynamics SL directory structure.
 Identify Microsoft Dynamics SL components.
Module 7: Learning the Basics of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011This module covers how to use Microsoft
Dynamics SL 2011 including navigation, menus, and creating standard or extended reports. Also covered are
entering and managing data records and the set up of printer services for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
Lessons
 Navigating through Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Running Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Applications
 Entering and managing data records
 Setting up printer services
 Setting up a default Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 printer
 Using online help
 Initializing data in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
Lab : Learning the Basics of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Navigating Microsoft Dynamics SL, working with fields
 Print a report to a file

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After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the basics of all Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 menu functions.
 Run Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 modules in open Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 windows.
 Navigate through the system and manage database records.
 Set up Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 printer services.
 Use Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 standard and extended report options.
 Use Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 online help system.
Module 8: Establishing Microsoft Dynamics SL SecurityThis module covers the security model of Microsoft
Dynamics SL 2011. Learn about the various security levels for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 and how these
integrate with Windows and SQL Server. It also describes the creation of users and user groups as wells as
assigning access rights.
Lessons
 Protecting Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Understanding the levels of system security
 Establishing internal Dynamics SL security
Lab : Establishing Microsoft Dynamics SL Security
 Defining users
 Defining groups
 Changing user passwords
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the different levels of system security used with Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Define Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 users and groups.
 Set up user an user group access rights.
 Change passwords.
Module 9: Learning Microsoft Dynamics SL Power User FeaturesThis module provides an overview of the
special features available in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. Learn about copy functions for copying information
in one field/form to another as well as using templates and attaching notes to data items.
Lessons
 Extending Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 usage
 Using inquiry and entity inquiry windows
 Using Menu Maintenance
 Copying and pasting data
 Entering data using templates
 Using recurring transactions
 Attaching notes to data items
 Using Document Attachments
 Using the Role Center
Lab : Learning Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Power User Features

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 Printing a report using a template
 Attaching and viewing notes
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Use inquiry and entity inquiry windows in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Use Microsoft Dynamics SL’s copy and paste functions.
 Set up and use Microsoft Dynamics SL templates.
 Identify the basics of using recurring transactions in Microsoft Dynamics SL.
 Attach notes to data items.
Module 10: Monitoring and Maintaining Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011This module covers the activities to
perform to maintain Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. Also discussed are the event log, system maintenance,
integrity checks, database backups and the creation of a database maintenance plan.
Lessons
 Monitoring active Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 users
 Reviewing the Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 event log
 Perform system maintenance
 Backing up Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Using the database maintenance wizard
 Other installation considerations
Lab : Monitoring and Maintaining Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
 Checking module logical integrity.
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Track current Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 user activity.
 Use the Microsoft Dynamics SL event log.
 Download and install Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 update files.
 Identify the basics of on going system maintenance.
 Backup the Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 database and system.
 Use the Database Maintenance Plan in SQL Server.
Module 11: Optimizing PerformanceThis module provides a brief overview of tools to use when evaluating
the performance of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. System settings are covered as well as a look into identifying
bottlenecks using the System Monitor.
Lessons
 Optimizing performance
 Windows OS bottleneck analysis
 Strategies for testing and tuning servers
 SQL Server configuration
 Methods of optimizing a SQL relational database
 Analyzing and troubleshooting less than optimal performance

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 Monitoring SQL Server with performance monitor
 Optimization summary
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Configure Windows Servers
 Recommend SQL Server Settings
 Identify bottlenecks
 Utilize Windows Performance Monitor
 Describe the basics of RAID arrays
 Use Windows Performance Monitor for SQL
Module 12: Using Microsoft Dynamics SL Application ServerThis module covers the Microsoft Dynamics
SL 2011 Application Server. Included in this chapter is an overview of the purpose and benefits of using
Application Server, how to set up Application Server, and the administration of an Application Server.
Lessons
 Application Server overview
 Setting up Application Server
 Pausing, restarting and shutting down Application Servers
 Submitting Application Server requests
 Checking the Application Server queue
 Viewing Application Server logs
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Set up an Application Server
 Submit requests to an Application Server
 Monitor requests made to an Application Server
Module 13: Installing Additional ProductsThis module discusses the additional products used with
Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. Lessons
 Install additional products
 Management reporter connector introduction
 Crystal Reports
 Installing Crystal Reports
 Installing the Data Provider
 Migrating from FRx 6.7
 Configuring the Data Provider
 Changing the default company
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Supporting Products
 Set up ODBC Data Sources

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 Install Crystal Reports
 Install Dynamics SL Data Provider for Management Reporter
 Configure the Dynamics SL 2011 Data Provider for Management Reporter.
Module 14: Transaction ImportThis module provides a brief overview of the Transaction Import utility. The
different types of imports, as well as an example of an import are covered.
Lessons
 Transaction import process
 Control macro generator
 Transaction import
Lab : Transaction Import
 Import budget information into the Budget Maintenance screen
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Describe the transaction importing process
 Use Transaction Import
Module 15: TroubleshootingThis module covers some of the tools and resources to utilize to troubleshoot
Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. It presents a brief introduction of the methodology to follow when diagnosing
problems followed by a look at how SQL Server Profiler can help with troubleshooting. It concludes with the
presentation of troubleshooting scenarios.
Lessons
 Troubleshooting
 Identifying the problem and finding its source
 Tools and sources
 Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 online documentation
 Microsoft Knowledgebase
 Problem solving using SQL Server Profiler
 Troubleshooting scenarios
Lab : Troubleshooting
 Three scenarios on troubleshooting Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify problems and find sources of problems.
 Use tools and sources in Microsoft Dynamics SL to correct issues.
 Use SQL Server Profiler.
 Troubleshoot Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 and SQL Server issues.

What's New in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
Course OutlineModule 1: Installation, Tools and System UpdatesThis module explains many of the new
features in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 and Business Portal. It focuses on installation and the underlying
technology for Dynamics SL 2011.Lessons

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 Menu and Screen Interface Enhancements
 What's New in Installation and Configuration
 Web Services
 Docshare Software Development Kit (SDK)
 Quick Queries
 Document Attachments
 Role Centers
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Discuss the new menu interface and screen enhancements.
 Explain the new features for Installation and Configuration.
 Discuss the new Web Services module.
 Discuss the DocShare Software Development Kit (SDK).
 Describe the new and updated reporting options, including Quick Query and Role Centers.
Module 2: ApplicationsThis module explains many of the new features in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. It
focuses on features most software users would encounter in Dynamics SL 2011.Lessons
 Financial Series Enhancements
 Distribution and Project Integration
 Project Series Enhancements
 Field Service Enhancements
 DocShare Enhancements
 Quick Send Enhancements
Lab : Applications
 Link a Voucher with an Unvouchered Purchase Order
 Create a Project on-the-fly in Order Management Sales Orders
 Moving Project Costs with the Project Transaction Transfer Screen
 Quick Send
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify new screens and functionality in the area of Project series and Inventory series integration in
Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Explain new features in Project series and Business Portal in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Describe new features in Service Series for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Discuss the new Document Attachments feature in Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011.
 Describe enhancements to Quick Send and DocShare and explain how to implement these new
features.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

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Module 1: Overview
This module introduces students to the Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable module and training course.
It introduces the windows and processes that are used to complete the accounting cycle in Microsoft
Dynamics SL Accounts Payable. This module is optional and may be skipped at the instructor's discretion.
Lessons
 Course Description
 Module Overview
 Accounts Payable Process Flow
 Other Features
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand the goals of this course.
 See how the Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable module fits into the suite of available software
modules for the Microsoft Dynamics SL system.
 Follow the flow of transactions through Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable.
Module 2: Active Overview
This module examines the core processes that are used in the Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable
module. The purpose is to introduce each step in the accounting cycle, briefly discuss each step’s purpose and
primary features, and focus on the step’s function in the accounting cycle. Please note that this module is not
intended to provide you with a detailed primer on each of these topics. This module is optional and can be
skipped at the instructor's discretion.
Lessons
 Transaction Flowchart
 Voucher Entry
 Payment Selection
 Check Printing
 Viewing Results
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the basic processes required to enter and pay a vendor invoice.
 Understand the purpose of the Payment Selection process.
 Understand the process for printing a check.
 View the results of transactions.
Module 3: Vendor MaintenanceThis module examines the setup of vendors. The purpose of this module is
to describe the information required to define a vendor in the system. A vendor must be defined before
Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable documents can be entered.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Vendors
 Vendor Maintenance window

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 Vendor Class Maintenance window
 Vendor History window
Lab : Vendor Maintenance
 Create new vendors
 Initialize 1099 Amount
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Establish identification codes for vendors.
 Create and maintain vendors and vendor information.
 Understand the uses of the vendor classes.
 View vendor balances.
Module 4: Voucher and Adjustment EntryThis module discusses the concept of batch entry. The fields and
features of the Voucher and Adjustment Entry window are also discussed. It examines the types of documents
that can be entered in the Voucher and Adjustment Entry window and the processes required to update
vendor balances. Execute reports to verify information entered.
Lessons
 Procedures for Entering Vouchers
 Voucher and Adjustment Entry window
 Adjustment Debit and Credit documents
 Releasing Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable documents
 Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable batch reports
Lab : Voucher and Adjustment Entry
 Voucher Entry
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Enter voucher and adjustment documents for vendor invoices.
 Edit voucher and adjustment data.
 View vendor document information on reports.
Module 5: Vendor InquiryThis module examines the series of windows available for viewing vendor balances
and drilling down to the transaction details. The Inquiry windows allow viewing vendor balances and
documents without having to print reports. Learn to view balances and drill down to the details of the
transactions.
Lessons
 Vendor Inquiry Window
 Vendor Documents Report
 Vendor History
Lab : Vendor Inquiry
 Payables Data
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Drill down to document details.

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 Locate vendor documents.
 Perform vendor inquiries.
Module 6: Recurring VouchersUse the recurring voucher feature to make repetitive documents more
efficient. This module shows how to define a recurring item and execute the process to create the voucher
each period.
Lessons
 Procedures for using Recurring Vouchers
 Recurring Voucher Maintenance
 Generate Recurring Vouchers
Lab : Recurring Vouchers
 Create a Recurring Voucher
 Recurring Vouchers
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Determine which vouchers should be defined as Recurring Vouchers.
 Set up recurring items.
 Process Recurring Vouchers to generate a batch.
Module 7: Payment SelectionThis module examines the reports that help determine which vouchers to pay.
It shows how to select the right vouchers for payment by date, vendor, number, or a custom query. Learn
which options to use to take advantage of vendor discounts and pay invoices at the right time. Learn to create
multiple check printing batches.
Lessons
 AP Check Diagram
 Procedures for Processing Checks
 Cash Requirements Report
 Aged AP Report
 Payment Selection
 Editing Payment Selections
Lab : Payment Selection
 Payment Selection
 Edit/Select Documents for Payment
 Clearing Payment Selections
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Decide which documents should be paid.
 Determine the best method to use for payment selection.
 Edit amounts, discounts, and items selected for payment.
 Clear Payment Selections.

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Module 8: Check ProcessingThis module explores the check printing process and the various options
available for processing checks after printing. Learn how to handle situations such as check forms that are
loaded incorrectly or not at all. View the check preview to understand how checks display as a result of
processing options.
Lessons
 Check Printing
 AP Check Update
 Manual Check Entry
Lab : Check Processing
 Check Printing
 Using Check Update
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Print Checks.
 Evaluate the printed check forms.
 Update check documents in the system.
Module 9: Voiding ChecksThis module discusses how to void a check after it has been issued, view the
reinstated voucher, and understand the steps to issue a new check.
Lessons
 Procedures for Voiding Checks
 Void Check Entry
Lab : Voiding Checks
 Void Check
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Void a check that has been printed and processed.
 Decide if the voucher is to be re-paid.
Module 10: Check ReconciliationThis module explores the check reconciliation function within Microsoft
Dynamics SL Accounts Payable. Comparisons are made to the Cash Manager module so students using Cash
Manager understand the differences. You will Use the Check Reconciliation report to evaluate outstanding
items.
Lessons
 Procedures to Reconcile Checks
 Check Reconciliation Report
 Check Reconciliation Window
Lab : Check Reconciliation
 Reconcile Checks
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Clear checks issued to vendors.
 Evaluate the Check Reconciliation Report.

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Module 11: Quick Voucher and PrepaymentThis module introduces the ways checks can be printed. It
discusses how to manage pre-payment checks, print checks quickly, enter voucher information, and
immediately print a check, and apply pre-payment checks to vouchers when the invoice is received from the
vendor.
Lessons
 Overview of Quick Voucher and Prepayments
 Quick Voucher and Prepayment Window
 Apply Prepayments to Vouchers
Lab : Quick Voucher and Prepayment
 PrePayments
 Quick Voucher and Check
 Applying Prepayments
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Explain when to use the Quick Voucher and Prepayment options.
 Issue a check while and enter a voucher in one step.
 Issue prepayments and apply them to vendor invoices.

Module 12: Month End Procedures and ClosingThis module shows how to create a closing checklist to
ensure all transactions and activities have been completed for the accounting period. Produce appropriate
audit trail reports and learn to correct an out of balance condition. Close only Microsoft Dynamics SL
Accounts Payable, or all modules for the period. It also discusses the detail retention and deletion options.
Lessons
 Balance the Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable module to the Microsoft Dynamics SL General
Ledger.
 Correct an Out of Balance Condition
 Close for the Month or Year
 Delete Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable Detail
 Perform Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable Integrity Check
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand Month-End processes and procedures.
 Balance Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable to General Ledger.
 Decide when to close Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable for the period.
 Execute the Closing process.
 Delete detail for Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable.
 Understand the AP Integrity Check and when to use it.
Module 13: 1099 Processing (US Government Reporting)This module discusses the 1099 reporting
process, reviews how to enter vouchers that reference a 1099 box, and explains how 1099 boxes are updated

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as checks are issued and voided. Also, learn to print 1099 Miscellaneous forms.
Lessons
 Procedures for preparing 1099s
 1099 Preview Report
 1099 Forms
 1099 Calendar Year Control
 1099 Magnetic Media
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand how 1099 boxes are updated.
 Print 1099 Forms.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE:

Module 1: Accounts Receivable OverviewThis module introduces students to the Accounts Receivable
software module of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. It introduces the screens and processes that are used to
complete the accounting cycle in Accounts Receivable.Lessons
 Overview of Accounts Receivable Processing
 Features
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand the goals of this course.
 Explain how the Accounts Receivable module fits into the suite of available modules for the Microsoft
Dynamics SL 2011 system.
 Explain the flow of transactions through Accounts Receivable.
Module 2: Active Overview
This module examines the core processes that are used in the Accounts Receivable software module. The
purpose is to introduce each step in the accounting cycle, briefly discuss its purpose, and primary features,
and focus on its function in the accounting cycle. Please note that this module is not intended to provide a
detailed primer on each of these topics.

This module is optional and may be skipped at the instructor's discretion. If the instructor feels that each
student's background provides sufficient experience in these topic areas, then the instructor may skip this
module of the course.
Lessons
 Transaction Flowchart
 Invoice Entry
 Payment Entry
 Viewing Results
After completing this module, students will be able to:

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 Identify the basic processes required to enter a customer invoice.
 Understand the purpose of the Payment Application process.
 View the results of transactions.
Module 3: Customer MaintenanceThis module examines the setup of customers. The purpose is to describe
the information required to define a customer in the system. A customer must be defined before Accounts
Receivable documents can be entered.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Customers
 Customer Maintenance window
 Customer Class Maintenance window
 Customer History window
Lab : Customer Maintenance
 Create new customers
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Create and maintain customers.
 Define default values for customers.
 Understand the uses of the customer classes.
 View Customer Balances.
Module 4: Invoice and Adjustment EntryThis module discusses the concept of batch entry. The fields and
features of the Invoice and Memo window are discussed. It examines the types of documents that can be
entered in the Invoice and Memo window and the processes required to update customer balances. Also, you
will generate reports to verify information entered and use the Document Maintenance window to edit
information after a batch is released.Lessons
 Procedures for Entering Invoices
 Invoice and Memo Entry Window
 Debit and Credit Memo Documents
 Document Maintenance
 Releasing Accounts Receivable Documents
 Accounts Receivable Batch Reports
Lab : Invoice and Memo Entry
 Invoice and Memo Entry
 Credit Memo Entry
 Invoice and Memo Entry (Optional)
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Create invoice, debit memo, and credit memo documents.
 Edit documents for customers.
Module 5: Customer InquiryThis module examines the series of windows available for viewing customer
balances and drilling down to transaction details. The Inquiry windows provide the ability to view customer
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of the transactions.
Lessons
 Customer Inquiry Window
 Customer Activity window
 Documents Report
 Customer History
Lab : Customer Inquiry
 Customer Inquiry
 Customer Reports
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Perform customer inquiries.
 Locate customer documents.
 Drill down to document details.
Module 6: Payment ApplicationThis module explores the different ways that payments, prepayments, and
credit memos are applied to invoices. The auto payment application process is discussed as well as the
differences, advantages, and disadvantages among the different application methods.Lessons
 Payment Application Window
 Payment Entry Window
 Auto Payment Application Process
 Payment Applications Report
Lab : Payment Application
 Payment Entry and Application
 Payment and Prepayment Entry
 Payment Application
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Create payments for customers.
 Apply payments to specific customer invoices.
 Apply credit memos to customer invoices.
 Create Pre-payments.
Module 7: Payment Application Inquiry/ReversalThis module explores the options for dealing with
incorrect payments. It describes how to reverse payment applications, correct payments entered for the wrong
customer, void payments, and optionally charge Non Sufficient Fund fees.
Lessons
 Reverse Payment Applications
 Reclassify Payments to Different Customers
 Void Payments
Lab : Payment Application Inquiry/Reversal
 Payment Application Inquiry/Reversal
After completing this module, students will be able to:

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 Reverse Payment Applications.
 Reassign payments to different customers.
 Void payments.
Module 8: Small Balance/Credit Write-OffThis module describes how to void a payment after it has been
issued. View the reinstated invoice, and understand the steps to issue a new payment.
Lessons
 Write-Off using Payment Application Window
 Small Balance/Credit Write Off
Lab : Small Balance/Credit Write-Off
 Write Off in Payment Applications
 Small Balance Write Off
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Set limits for Small Balance Write-off.
 Write off small balances and credits during Payment Application.
 Write off small balances and credits for a set of documents.
Module 9: Recurring InvoicesUse the recurring invoice feature to make repetitive documents more efficient.
This module demonstrates defining a recurring item and executing the process to create the invoice each
period.
Lessons
 Procedures for using Recurring Invoices
 Recurring Invoice Maintenance
 Generate Recurring Invoices
Lab : Recurring Invoices
 Create a Recurring Invoice
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Determine when invoices should be defined as Recurring Invoices.
 Set up Recurring Invoices.
 Process Recurring Invoices to generate a batch.
Module 10: Customer StatementsThis module introduces the procedures that should be run prior to
printing customer statements. It also demonstrates how to set up and apply finance charges, view aging
balances, and the options for assigning customers to statement cycle groups and printing statements.
Lessons
 Procedures for Processing Customer Statements
 Statement Cycle Maintenance
 Apply Finance Charges
 Age Customer Detail
 Close Statement Cycle
 Print Statements
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 Process Customer Statements
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Decide when to print customer statements.
 Define statement cycles for customers.
 Age customer documents.
 Apply Finance Charges.
Module 11: Month-End ProceduresThis module we describe how to create a closing checklist to ensure all
transactions and activities have been completed for the accounting period. It demonstrates how to produce
appropriate audit trail reports, correct an out of balance condition, and close only Accounts Receivable or all
software modules for the period. It also discusses the detail retention and deletion options.
Lessons
 Balance the Accounts Receivable module to the General Ledger
 Correct an Out of Balance Condition
 Close for the Month or Year
 Delete Accounts Receivable Detail
 Perform Accounts Receivable Integrity Payment
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand Month-End processes and procedures.
 Balance Accounts Receivable to General Ledger.
 Decide when to close Accounts Receivable for the period.
 Execute the Closing process.
 Delete detail for Accounts Receivable.
 Understand the AR Integrity Check and when to use it.
CASH MANAGER
Module 1: Overview
This module introduces the Cash Manager software module of Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011. It introduces the
windows and processes that are used to complete the accounting cycle in Cash Manager. This module is
optional and can be skipped at the instructor's discretion.
Lessons
 Course Description
 Module Overview
 Cash Manager Process Flow
 Other Features
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand the goals of this course.

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 Review how the Cash Manager module fits into the suite of available modules for the Microsoft
Dynamics SL system.
 Follow the flow of transactions through Cash Manager.
Module 2: Active Overview
This module examines the core processes that are used in Cash Manager. The purpose is to introduce each
step in the accounting cycle, briefly discuss its purpose and primary features, and focus on its function in the
accounting cycle. Please note that this chapter is not intended to provide you with a detailed primer on each
of these topics. This module is optional and can be skipped at the instructor's discretion.
Lessons
 Establishing a Cash Account
 Cash Transactions
 View Cash Account Balances
 Bank Reconciliation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the basic processes required to create a Cash Account.
 Understand the processes involved in the Cash Manager accounting cycle.
 View the results of transactions.
Module 3: Cash Account MaintenanceThis module examines the setup of cash manager accounts. The
purpose is to describe the information required for accounts and discuss the criteria for tracking a cash
account in the Cash Manager module. The importance of establishing a correct beginning balance for an
account is discussed.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Cash Accounts
 Cash Account Maintenance
 Establish beginning balances
Lab : Cash Account Maintenance
 Establish a New Cash Account
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand which accounts should be tracked in Cash Manager.
 Define accounts in Cash Manager.
 Determine the beginning balance for an account.
 Understand the purpose of the Cash Manager Integrity Check.
Module 4: Entry TypesThis module examines the setup of Entry Types. It discusses reasons for creating
various entry types and the specific uses of system defined entry types. It also explores the impact of the
settings for an entry type in the data entry process.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Entry Types
 Types of Entry Types

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 Entry Type Maintenance window
Lab : Entry Types
 Define Entry Types
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand how entry types are used.
 Define Entry Types for tracking transactions.
Module 5: Cash Account Transactions and TransfersThis module discusses the fields and features of the
Cash Transaction and Transfers windows. This chapter examines how the Entry Types are used and the
processes required to update cash account balances. Integration of the Cash Manager module with the
Microsoft Dynamics SL Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll modules is discussed.
Lessons
 Procedures for entering Cash Account Transactions
 Cash Manager Process Flow
 Processing Payments in AR
 Procedures for Entering Cash Account Transfers
Lab : Cash Account Transactions and Transfers
 Cash Account Transactions
 Cash Account Transfers
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Enter transactions for Cash Accounts.
 Enter transfers between Cash Accounts.
 Understand how Cash Manager balances are updated.
Module 6: Recurring ItemsUse the recurring invoice feature to make repetitive documents more efficient.
This module illustrates how to define a recurring item and execute the process to create the transaction each
period.
Lessons
 Procedures for using Recurring Items
 Recurring Item Maintenance
 Generate Recurring Items
Lab : Recurring Items
 Generate a Recurring Transaction
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Determine when transactions should be defined as Recurring Items.
 Set up Recurring Items.
 Process Recurring Items to generate a batch.
Module 7: Cash Account InquiryThis module examines the series of windows available for viewing account
balances and drilling down to the transaction details. The Inquiry windows access cash account balances
without having to print financial statements or reports. Here you will learn to view balances and drill down to

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the details of the source transactions.
Lessons
 Daily Cash Balances
 Inquiry Windows
Lab : Cash Account Inquiry
 Viewing Cash Balances
 Entering and Viewing Cash Transactions
 Locating Cash Transactions in the General Ledger
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Explain how to locate cash balances and transactions.
 Explain how and when cash balances are updated.
Module 8: Bank ReconciliationThis module describes how to complete the Bank Reconciliation process.
Students enter additional transactions that are found on the bank statement, clear ranges of checks and
deposits, and learn to default information regarding cleared items.
Lessons
 Procedures for performing Bank Reconciliation
 Bank Reconciliation Window
 Un-Clearing a transaction
 Deleting a Bank Reconciliation
 Bank Reconciliation Reports
Lab : Bank Reconciliation
 Perform Bank Reconciliation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand the steps involved in the Bank Reconciliation process.
 Perform the Bank Reconciliation.
Module 9: Bank Reconciliation ImportIn this module you will set up the system to import a file transmitted
from the bank to automatically clear checks and deposits. You will also associate un-matched transactions
with specific items in the database and complete the Bank Reconciliation process.
Lessons
 Clear Check/Deposit Import Setup
 Clear Check/Deposit Import
 Clear Checks/Deposits
Lab : Bank Reconciliation Import
 Complete the Clear Check/Deposit Import Setup Window
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Set up the system to import bank reconciliations.
 Import a Bank Reconciliation file.
 Clear imported items.
Module 10: Cash Flow ProjectionsThis module introduces the concept of what-if reporting allowed in Cash
Manager. Enter transactions that are used for reporting purposes. Students review how to combine the

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potential transactions with actual data to produce a Cash Flow Projection report.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Cash Flow Items
 Cash Projections
 Cash Flow Projection Report
Lab : Cash Flow Projections
 Enter Cash Flow Items
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand how to use Cash Flow Items.
 Define Cash Flow items for use in reporting.
 Produce a Cash Flow Projection report.
Module 11: Month End and ClosingThis module describes creating a closing checklist to ensure all
transactions and activities have been completed for the accounting period, producing appropriate audit trail
reports, and correcting an out of balance condition. It demonstrates how to close only Cash Manager, or all
modules for the period. It also discusses the detail retention and deletion options.
Lessons
 Balance the Cash Manager Module
 Correct an Out of Balance Condition
 Close for the Month or Year
 Delete Cash Manager Detail
 Perform Cash Manager Integrity Check
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Explain the Month-End processes and procedures.
 Balance Cash Manager.
 Decide when to close Cash Manager for the period.
 Execute the Closing process for all modules.
 Delete detail for all modules.
 Explain the CA Integrity Check and when to use it.
Module 12: ConsolidationThis module discusses the Cash Manager consolidation process. You will take
information from different databases with similar and differing periods, calendar years, and chart of account
structures, then create a consolidated set of data for reporting purposes.
Lessons
 Procedures for performing Consolidations
 Generate Consolidation File
 Read consolidation File
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Decide when and if the Consolidation process is necessary.
 Define Consolidation accounts.

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 Define Source and Destination databases.
 Generate and Read the Consolidation File.

GENERAL LEDGER:
Course OutlineModule 1: OverviewThis overview module introduces the General Ledger software module of
the Microsoft Dynamics SL, and the windows and processes that are used to complete the accounting cycle in
the General Ledger. It is important to note that this module is optional and can be skipped at the instructor's
discretion if the instructor feels that each student's background provides sufficient experience in these topic
areas.
Lessons
 Course Description
 Module Overview
 General Ledger Process Flow
 Other Features
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Explain the goals of this course.
 Explain how the General Ledger module fits into the suite of available modules for the Microsoft
Dynamics SL system.
 Follow the flow of transactions through the General Ledger.
Module 2: Active Overview
This module examines the core processes used in General Ledger. It introduces each step in the accounting
cycle, briefly discusses its purpose, and primary features, and focuses on its function in the accounting cycle. It
is not intended to provide a detailed primer on each of these topics. This module is optional and can be
skipped at the instructor's discretion if the instructor feels that each student's background provides sufficient
experience in these topic areas.
Lessons
 Transaction Flowchart
 Journal Transaction Entry
 Post Transactions
 Viewing Results
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Identify the basic processes required to create a Journal Transaction.
 Explain the Release function.
 Explain the purpose of posting transactions to accounts.
 View the results of transactions.

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Module 3: Maintaining Accounts and SubaccountsThis module examines the setup of accounts and
subaccounts. It describes the information required for accounts, discusses the FlexKey feature for subaccounts,
and defines accounts and subaccounts in the system. The FlexKey feature has different levels of validation and
these are discussed in detail.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Accounts and Subaccounts
 Chart of Accounts Maintenance Window
 Account Class Maintenance Window
 Subaccount Maintenance
 FlexKey Table Maintenance
Lab : Maintaining Accounts and Subaccounts
 Create New Account
 Create New SubAccount
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Add new account numbers to the Chart of Accounts.
 Add new subaccount segments and subaccounts.
 Activate the Account/Subaccount Validation feature.
 Define and use Account Classes.
Module 4: Journal Transaction FeaturesThis module discusses the concept of batch entry and the fields of
the Journal Transaction screen. It examines the types of batches that can be entered in the Journal Transaction
screen and the processes required to update account balances. Students will be shown how to execute reports
to verify information entered.
Lessons
 Procedures for Entering Journal Transactions
 Journal Transactions screen
 Deleting a Journal Transaction Batch
 Batch Status and Batch Handling Values
 Journal Transaction Reports
Lab : Journal Transaction Features
 Journal Transaction Entry - Depreciation entry
 Journal Transaction Entry - Third party payroll
 Journal Transaction Entry - Prepaid expense
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Create Journal Transaction batches.
 Differentiate the types of Journal Transaction batches.
 Determine when to use each of the Batch Handling options.
Module 5: Releasing BatchesThis module examines the options for releasing batches. It reviews the two
methods available for releasing batches; using the data entry window, or the Batch Release Process. It then

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discusses automatic batch control reports, the option to print them automatically, and how to re-print them.
Lessons
 Batch Release Screen
 Reprinting Batch Control Reports
Lab : Releasing Batches
 Release Batches
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Decide when to use the Release GL Batches window versus releasing batches from the data entry
window.
 Understand the criteria for a batch to display in the Release GL Batches window.
 Release batches using the Release GL Batches window.
 Reprint individual batch control reports or ranges of batch control reports.
Module 6: Posting TransactionsThis module examines the Post Transactions process and its role in the
accounting cycle. Processes used thus far and updating account balances is also discussed. It also reviews
audit trail reports and the role the posting process has in updating these reports.
Lessons
 Procedures for Posting
 GL Transactions Unposted Report
 Post Transactions Window
 Audit Trail Reports
Lab : Posting Transactions
 Post Transactions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Post batches of transactions using the Post Transactions window.
 Decide which batches should be posted.
 Use the available options to post only selected batches.
Module 7: Account InquiryThis module examines the series of screens available for viewing account
balances and drilling down to the transaction details. The Inquiry screens allow the viewing of account
balances and comparing them to budgets without having to print financial statements or reports. It also
reviews balances and drilling down to the details of the transactions.
Lessons
 Account Summary Inquiry Windows
 Account History Window
Lab : Account Inquiry
 View General Ledger Account Details
 View Details from a Sub module
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 View the balances of General Ledger accounts.

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 Drill down to the detail that constitutes an account balance.
Module 8: Manual and Recurring BatchesThis module discusses the use of manual and recurring batch
types to make repetitive journal entries efficient. It also explores the difference between the two types of
batches and the particular situations in which each should be used.
Lessons
 Recurring Batches
 Generate Recurring Transactions
 Manual Batches
Lab : Manual and Recurring Batches
 Recurring Batch
 Manual Batch
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Determine when to use the Manual and Recurring batch types.
 Decide which batch type to use for transactions.
 Create and maintain manual and recurring batches.
Module 9: Ledger MaintenanceThis module explains how to use ledgers to track multiple budgets and
statistics for accounts, enter transactions for the statistical ledgers, demonstrates how to use them in
calculations in financial reports, and describes printing standard reports for particular ledgers.
Lessons
 Procedures for Creating and Maintaining Ledgers
 Ledger Maintenance Window
 Ledgers Report
Lab : Ledger Maintenance
 Ledger Maintenance
 Ledger Transactions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Create and maintain ledgers.
 Understand how to use ledgers in data entry.
 Use Ledgers in reporting.
Module 10: BudgetsThis module explains how to create simple budgets for reporting purposes and use the
extended budgeting feature to create custom distribution types for seasonal work or based on prior year
actual or budget amounts.
Lessons
 Procedures for Maintaining Basic Budgets
 Budget Maintenance Window
 Procedures for Maintaining Extended Budgets
 Budget Distribution Types
 Budget Version Maintenance
 Extended Budget Maintenance

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 Budget Distribution
Lab : Budgets
 Budget Maintenance
 Extended Budget
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Create new budgets for General Ledger Accounts.
 Use the Ledger ID to create multiple budgets.
 Use Extended Budgeting to create budgets with user-defined distribution percentages.
Module 11: Allocation Journal TransactionsThis module introduces the various ways that account balances
can be allocated. Students complete examples and exercises using percentage allocation methods as well as
allocations based on other balances, budgets, or statistics stored in ledgers.
Lessons
 Procedures for Account Allocations
 Allocation Methods
 Allocation Group Maintenance
 Generate Allocation Transactions
Lab : Allocation Journal Transactions
 Allocation Group
 Allocation Based on Actuals with Contra Accounts
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Understand how to use Allocation methods.
 Define Allocation Groups.
 Process Allocation transactions.
Module 12: Month End Procedures and ClosingThis module describes how to create a closing checklist to
ensure all transactions and activities have been completed for the accounting period, produce appropriate
audit trail reports, correct an out of balance condition, and close only the General Ledger or all software
modules for the period. It also examines the detail retention and deletion options.
Lessons
 Balance the General Ledger
 Correct an Out of Balance Condition
 Close for the Month or Year
 Delete General Ledger Detail
 Perform General Ledger Integrity Check
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Explain Month-End processes and procedures.
 Balance the General Ledger.
 Use the Adjustment Batch Type.

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 Decide when to close General Ledger for the period.
 Execute the Closing process for all modules.
 Delete detail for all modules.
 Understand the GL Integrity Check and when to use it.
Module 13: General Ledger ConsolidationThis module discusses the consolidation process. Students
explore taking information from different databases with similar and differing periods, calendar years, chart of
account structures, and creating a consolidated set of data for reporting purposes.
Lessons
 Procedures for Performing Consolidations
 Assign Consolidation Accounts
 Generate Consolidation File
 Read Consolidation File
After completing this module, students will be able to:
 Decide when and if the Consolidation process is necessary.
 Define Consolidation accounts.
 Define Source and Destination databases.
 Generate and Read the Consolidation File.


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