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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
About the Author
About the Reviewer
General Ledger Account Categories
Microsoft Professional Services: Additional Tools Available

Company setup

Once system-wide settings are in place, you will be ready to set up your Dynamics GP company. Any company-specific setup must be done while logged in to that company. Dynamics GP company setup includes the following:

  • Account format

  • Account setup

  • Multicurrency

  • Tax Details and Tax Schedules

  • Company setup

  • Fiscal Periods

  • Shipping Methods

  • Payment Terms

  • Credit Cards

  • Posting setup

  • E-mail setup

The following sections will go through each of these topics in detail.

Account format

The account format can be different for each Dynamics GP company, as long as it conforms to the maximums of the account framework you selected during your initial Dynamics GP installation. To define the account format for your company, navigate to Microsoft Dynamics GP | Tools | Setup | Company | Account Format. No other users can be logged into the same Dynamics GP company when you are making changes to the account format.

The NJW company decided on account format XXXX-XX-XXX representing Natural Account—Subaccount...