Microsoft Axapta Master Planning

Code: 8398

Microsoft Axapta Master Planning

Course 8398: Two days; Instructor-Led


This two-day course of the Microsoft Business Solutions-Axapta module Master planning explains this integrated module from the consultant's perspective.

This classroom course covers the most important functionality of the module. It covers the setup of the module as well as the different processes in master planning. The main focus is on purchased material to explain the functionality. It does not cover the questions about the Microsoft Business Solutions Axapta module Production. This course should be seen as preparation to attend the production courses. All material used in this course is based on Microsoft Business Solutions Axapta Version 3.0.


This course is designed for employees of Microsoft Business Solution Partners who work with and setup the Master planning module. This audience typically includes application consultants who are tasked with assessing a customers' business needs and advising them on the use, configuration, and customization of the application. Typically they work with the purchasing, production, and material management parts of the software as well. Alternatively, this course can be useful for key users of Microsoft Axapta who want to get a deeper knowledge of this part of the software.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students should understand:

Create, set up, and understand master plans and forecast plans
Create, set up, and understand coverage groups and the item coverage
Process forecast plans and master plans
Handle generated planned orders
Know the difference between "one and two master plan strategy"
Set up und understand reduction keys
Set up und understand forecast models
Set up und understand period allocation keys and item allocation keys


Before attending this course, students must have:

Completed the basic Microsoft Axapta courses
Know how to navigate through the system

In addition it is recommended, but not required, that students have:

A basic knowledge about master planning
Some experience in practical use of a master planning module

Microsoft Certification exams

No Microsoft Certification exams are associated with this course currently.

Course Materials

The student materials include a comprehensive workbook.

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Course Overview

This module explains the targets and prerequisites of the course to the students. It is also used to determine the knowledge of the students regarding master planning.


Course prerequisites
Course objectives
The course material

Chapter 2: Introduction to Master Planning

This module explains the central functions of master planning. The difference between master scheduling and forecast scheduling is shown up. The students learn how to start a global and a local master scheduling as well as how to delete those plans.


Master planning
Forecast planning
Global master scheduling
Local master scheduling
Delete old plans


Master planning
Master planning and forecast planning
Global and local master scheduling

After completing this module, students should be able to:

Describe the main concept of master planning in Microsoft Axapta
Distinguish between forecast planning and master planning
Distinguish between a local and a global master planning
Delete old plans

Guaranteed to Run

2020-02-20 09:00 to 2020-02-21 17:00
Attend Online
2020-02-17 09:00 to 2020-02-21 17:00
Attend Online
09:00 to 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
Mid-Town New York City (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-02-12 09:00 to 2020-02-14 17:00
Attend Online
2020-02-12 09:00 to 2020-02-14 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Instructor-Led)
09:00 to 17:00
Newark, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-02-06 09:00 to 2020-02-07 17:00
Attend Online
2020-02-06 09:00 to 2020-02-07 17:00
Washington, D.C. (Instructor-Led)

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