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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By: Marije Brummel

Overview of this book

This book is a focused tutorial on Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development to help you develop complete applications and not just application outlines. This hands-on guide starts off by introducing the supply chain that you will be using throughout the book. You will then implement the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite and learn to set it up and customize it for various industries. You will learn how to customize Dynamics NAV to suit the different aspects of a business such as financial management, relationship management, production, jobs, trade, storage, logistics, and so on. The book will take you through these Microsoft-designed application features and show you how to customize and extend them safely. Therefore, by the end of this book, you will be able to create a structure of your own in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Chapter 8: Consulting

In this chapter, we will learn how Microsoft Dynamics NAV fits a consultancy company. Most consultancy companies have project-related processes. They take on larger projects that take a certain time to complete. Some consultancy companies also purchase and sell items.

For the projects, the consultancy company needs to keep track of used resources and items. Sometimes they can invoice the resource hours they spend one-on-one but most of the time they will also take a risk in doing fixed price projects. In this case, it is even more important to know if the project was budgeted well and ensure money is not lost on the way.

There are many types of companies working this way. Examples are accountancy firms and lawyers, but also many companies in the construction business work like this.

For this chapter, we will use an example, a company we are all very familiar with, either because of working as an employee, a customer, or maybe even an owner. We will look...