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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
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There are many different training methods and users may respond differently to training, depending on their level of comfort with technology and accounting, as well as their prior experience with similar applications. The following sections discuss ideas to consider when deciding how and when to train users on Dynamics GP, grouped into these topics:

  • How to train and who should be training?

  • How much training and for whom?

  • When to train?

  • Notes for the trainer.

  • Available training resources.

How to train and who should be training?

This is by no means a complete guide to training, however, having trained many users over the years there are a few concepts that have proven true time and time again:

  • Make sure you have a trainer that knows their stuff. Nothing can be worse than being trained from a script with no ability to have a meaningful discussion. If the trainer has textbook knowledge of a system, but no real life experience with it, they will not have as much knowledge to share, which...