Built and optimized for small and medium businesses, Dynamics 365 Business Central is an application for companies that have outgrown their entry-level business applications. Growing businesses often outgrow their basic accounting software or legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems that are unable to handle increased inventory and transactions, lack integration with other line-of-business systems, and have reporting limitations. Businesses are also challenged with the logistics of providing services that have more scalability, increased mobility, and availability in the cloud. With Business Central, you can manage your financials, automate and secure your supply chain, sell smarter, improve customer service and project performance, and optimize your operations.
Candidates for this exam are functional consultants who implement core application setup processes for small and medium businesses. They implement and configure Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central including setting up core functionality and modules and migrating data to Business Central. Candidates configure the application in collaboration with the implementation team to provide the business with manageability and ease of use. They may configure role centers including adapting insights, cues, action tiles, reports, charts, and extend Business Central by using Power Platform components. Candidates have applied knowledge of meeting business needs by using Business Central, including basic understanding of financial management, sales, purchasing, and inventory. Candidates for this exam typically specialize in one or more feature sets of Business Central. They understand the role of Business Central in relationship to the Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 suites of applications.
A Dynamics 365 Business Central core functional consultant must have applied knowledge of Business Central and have an understanding of industry terminology, priorities, standards, methodologies, and best practices. The consultant must have applied knowledge of meeting business needs by using Dynamics 365 Business Central, including basic understanding of financial management, sales, purchasing, and inventory. The consultant’s knowledge should include a comprehensive understanding of the Business Central application’s role in relationship to the Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 suites of applications.