80310: LEAN Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

80310: LEAN Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This course provides students with a detailed overview of the Lean Manufacturing module in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. It provides a description of the main features and processes used to run lean manufacturing and includes detailed labs, scenarios, examples, and demonstrations that range from understanding and configuring different types of Kanbans, to subcontracting and setting up production flow costing.

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Intended Audience for this 80310: LEAN Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course

  • » Partners, consultants, presales consultants, and professionals that have a moderate understanding of basic Lean Manufacturing concepts and production processes.

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80310: LEAN Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Objectives

  • » Describe the core concepts of Lean manufacturing.
  • » Create a new production flow version and describe activity relations and constraints, picking activities and costing implications.
  • » Define Kanbans and describe their types including: withdrawal, fixed quantity, event, scheduled and subcontracting Kanbans.
  • » Explain how fixed quantity Kanbans are used including how to set up rules, review planning processes, and use the Kanban schedule board.
  • » Describe how event Kanbans are used including how to configure rules, set up sales line events, Kanban line events, BOM line events and stock replenishment events.
  • » Describe the processes associated with the planned order type Kanban.
  • » Define and setup activity based subcontracting.
  • » Describe production flow costing including: back flushing, conversion costs, cost reporting to the general ledger, and how production costing is set up for a Kanban job based on subcontracting activity.
  • » Define how to set up and configure Kanban quantity calculation policies and how to create quantity calculations to generate and update Kanban rules.

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80310: LEAN Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Outline

      1. Concepts and Overview
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Core Concepts
        4. The Value Stream
        5. Introduction to Production Flows
        6. Introduction to Kanbans
        7. Simple Production Flow
        8. High Level Production Flow
        9. etup and Interconnectivity
        10. Summary
        11. Test Your Knowledge
        12. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        13. Solutions
      2. Production Flows
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Production Flow Versions
        4. Takt and Cycle Times
        5. Activities Setup
        6. Single Transfer Activity Production Flow
        7. Two Activity Production Flow: Process and Transfer
        8. Activity Relations
        9. Multiple Activity Scenarios
        10. Inventory Integration
        11. Semi-Finished
        12. Costing Implications
        13. Summary
        14. Test Your Knowledge
        15. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        16. Solutions
      3. Use and Manage Kanbans
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Kanban Types
        4. Kanban Replenishment Strategies
        5. Subcontracting Activities and Manufacturing Kanbans
        6. Summary
        7. Test Your Knowledge
        8. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        9. Solutions
      4. Fixed Quantity Kanbans
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Kanban Rule Setup
        4. Kanban Job Planning
        5. Kanban Printing
        6. Kanban Processing - Process Jobs
        7. Kanban Processing - Transfer Jobs
        8. Summary
        9. Test Your Knowledge
        10. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        11. Solutions
      5. Event Kanbans
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Kanban Rule Setup
        4. Sales Line Events
        5. Capable to Promise
        6. Kanban Line Event
        7. BOM Line Event
        8. Stock Replenishment Event
        9. Summary
        10. Test Your Knowledge
        11. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        12. Solutions
      6. Scheduled Kanbans
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Planned Orders of Type Kanban
        4. Supply Schedule
        5. Kanban Rule Setup
        6. Planning Scheduled Kanbans
        7. Summary
        8. Test Your Knowledge
        9. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        10. Solutions
      7. Activity Based Subcontracting
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Subcontracting Vendor Payments
        4. Resource Group/Work Cell
        5. Production Flow with Subcontracting Activities
        6. Subcontracting as an Alternate Resouce
        7. Cost Accounting of Subcontracted Services
        8. Summary
        9. Test Your Knowledge
        10. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        11. Solutions
      8. Production Flow Costing
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Backflush Costing
        4. Standard Cost Requirement
        5. Components for Lean Manufacturing
        6. Reporting Production Flow Activities
        7. Subcontracting
        8. Backflush Costing
        9. Summary
        10. Test Your Knowledge
        11. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        12. Solutions
      9. Kanban Quantity Calculations
        1. Objectives
        2. Introduction
        3. Kanban Quantity Calculation Policies
        4. Calculating Kanban Quantities
        5. Summary
        6. Test Your Knowledge
        7. Quick Interaction: Lessons Learned
        8. Solutions

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Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
David H.
David is a hands-on, dynamic and experienced financial systems consultant with successful work history of implementing large scale ERP systems, managing and directly responsible for data migration, financial report validation and customization, end-user training, process documentation and automation. David has been a trainer for more 21 years.
Ginger M.
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University.
- Over 9 years of experience as a Master Certified Trainer. Expert in MS Dynamics GP Financials, Installation, HR/Payroll, Project Accounting, Inventory and Integration Manager.
- Project Manager to various MS Dynamics Great Plains implementations.


Ginger holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University. Her career started as an Auditor for Deloitte & Touch and over the years she developed her passion for Microsoft Dynamics, implementing Dynamics GP and Project Cost in the Professional Services, Commercial Real Estate and Medical Facilities vertical markets.

Ginger's experience with Microsoft Dynamics is unparalleled. As a Certified Master Dynamics trainer, she stays abreast of the latest Dynamics modules and shares experience with a very hands-on training technique at NetCom Learning.
Lynn D.
- Over 25 years of experience working as Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor.
- Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at the University of Phoenix since 2007.
- Microsoft Certifications in Financials, Trade & Logistics, Production and Human Resources Management as well as Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2009.


Lynn is a very accomplished Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor with over 25 years of experience. She has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2009 and a Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at University of Phoenix since 2007. In addition to several other Microsoft certifications, she is also a specialist in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Lynn has taught several Microsoft Dynamics AX courses at NetCom Learning and is described by her students as very knowledgeable, qualified, and patient with her approach. Her classes are very dynamic and energetic, just as the course per se.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Ronald C.
- Founder and Managing Partner of Guided Technology Inc. which provides Microsoft consulting expertise and educational services for corporate and government.
- At Guided Technology, Ron was responsible for creating a strategic roadmap for First Data Corporation.
- At New York City Department of Finance, as Senior Manager & Design Architect, Ron designed and implemented IBM Servers collecting $15 billion in tax revenue.

Ron has always enjoyed teaching and instructing others, whether in the installation process of software and hardware upgrades, or as working as the Head of Training for Valinor, a Microsoft Consulting Partner, where Ron managed the company's training centers and worked as a Senior Instructor (MCT).

In addition to working in the management level of the business and software consulting market for over 18 years, Ron also worked as a Surface Warfare Officer and Weapons Officer in the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty. He served aboard the USS Tuscaloosa from 1984 -1987, and participated in two Western Pacific Deployments.

Ron loves basketball and played on Trinity College's varsity basketball team for all four years of college.

Satish R.

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