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Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Solution Architect

  • Tuition USD $2,336 List Price $2,595
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3096 Ratings
  • Course Code MB-700T00
  • Duration 4 days
  • Available Formats Virtual, Classroom

The Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations solution architect is a trusted advisor who consults with organizations and implementation team members to refine business needs into a well-defined and cost-effective solution.
The architect is accountable for the integrity and successful delivery of the complete solution design. The architect provides critical guidance and support from pre-sales throughout the remainder of the project lifecycle. They have great breadth of knowledge and experience designing solutions that meet business needs.
The solution architect may have a technical, functional, or industry background. The solution architect must demonstrate knowledge of all Dynamics 365 apps and Power Platform. They must have deep understanding of Finance and Operations apps. In addition, they have extensive domain knowledge in one or more industry verticals.
This ILT is designed to prepare those who are aspired to be solution architects and those who are new to this role to learn more about the technical information that solution architects will be dealing with during implantation.

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the tasks expected to be completed by the solution architect for Dynamics implementation
  • Complete the solution blueprint artifacts
  • Know where to find technical information to address their customers questions

Who Can Benefit

The audience for this course should have previous experience with functional or technical focus in Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Applications.Primarily for those who are aspired to be solution architect role.


You must complete the following learning paths before attending this instructor led training :
Architect solutions for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform - Learn | Microsoft Docs3 hr 57 min
Use Success by Design for Unified Operations apps solutions - Learn | Microsoft Docs3 hr 30 min

Course Details


Module 1: The architect role
This module will introduce you to the solution architect role.It will help you understand the major skills needed to perform on this role.

  • The solution architect role

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | group exercise
  • Exercise | Individual exercise

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Refresh the knowledge obtained from the online content for solution architect
  • List the skills needed for a solution architect

Module 2: Manage interactions with FastTrack
This module will introduce to FastTrack and how to interact with them during Dynamics implementation.
  • Get to know FastTrack
  • Make the most of FastTrack templates

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Identify the value proposition of FastTrack
  • Identify FastTrack engagement types and personnel roles
  • Describe FastTrack workshop scoping and inputs for each workshop
  • Make the most of solution blueprint template
  • Learn to complete go-live checklist
  • know how to become FastTrack recognized solution architect

Module 3: Solution blueprint
This module will help you give you an overview of solution blueprint in general.Also, this module serves as the foundation for the rest of modules as you will be doing several activities to build your very first solution blueprint during this class.
  • Solution blueprint definition and components
  • Project governance and timeline
  • Solution architecture and organizational structure
  • Working with business process catalog

Lab : Classroom exercise
  • Exercise | what is solution blueprint?
  • Exercise | solution blueprint components

Lab : Case study - student Activity
  • Case study artifact distribution
  • Student activity 1 | Program Strategy
  • Student activity 2 | Program Strategy
  • Student activity 3 | describe overall solution architecture
  • Student activity | describe businessprocesses in scopeof the solution

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Understand solution blueprint definition
  • Describe solution blueprint purpose
  • Identify main solution blueprint components
  • Describe solution scope, goals and challenges
  • List implementation team members and project roles
  • Describe project timeline for implementation and rollouts
  • Describe change management, risks, and escalation path
  • Describe overall solution architecture
  • Describe organization
  • Provide details about the organization
  • Describe business processes in scope of the solution
  • Understand functional and non-functional requirements
  • Document product gaps and their solutions

Module 4: Define environments, tools, and deployment strategy
This module will explain to you the different environment and deployment options.It will allow empower you to define a basic environment strategy for Dynamics implementation.
  • Understand environment planning
  • Application lifecycle management and deployment strategy
  • Using LCS and Azure DevOps

Lab : Exercise
  • Exercise | adoptOne version continuous updates
  • Exercise | utilize Lifecycle services

Lab : Student activity
  • Student activity | develop environmentplan

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Describe general concepts for cloud deployments
  • Environment planning main concepts and types
  • Understand process of provisioning production and sandbox environments
  • Describe developing an environment plan
  • Understand development of the deployment strategy
  • Define application lifecycle management
  • ALM methodologies
  • Define a deployment strategy
  • Understand extensibility options
  • Learn about upgrade scenarios and tools
  • Adopt One version continuous updates
  • Utilize Azure Devops
  • Utilize Lifecycle Services
  • Disaster recovery strategy

Module 5: Determine data management strategy
This module will empower you to understand the data related topics within Dynamics implementation.It will help you define data migration strategy.
  • Data management overview
  • Develop data migration strategy

Lab : Classroom exercise
  • Exercise | data management overview
  • Exercise | develop data migration strategy

Lab : Case study - student activity
  • Student activity 4 | develop data migration strategy

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Describe data management overview
  • Understand data management framework
  • Utilize data task automation
  • Describe database movement operations
  • Utilize data sharing framework
  • Develop data migration strategy
  • Develop cutover plan
  • Develop data retention plan

Module 6: Determine integration and interfaces strategies
This module will cover the integration and interface topics.It should help you to understand the available options and tools to use. It will help you define your integration and interface strategy for Dynamics implementations.
  • Develop integration strategy
  • Integration options

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | develop integration strategy
  • Exercise | integration options

Lab : Case study - student activity
  • Student activity 5 | develop integration strategy

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Engage a customer in conversation about the benefits of engaging a FastTrack architect or team
  • Describe the benefits of having the project team compare and evaluate the functional requirements
  • Discuss and explain the different forms of architecture involved when creating a solution blueprint

Module 7: Define security architecture
This module will help you understand the important security aspects for Dynamics implementations.
  • Important security aspects
  • Security framework
  • Define security strategy

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | important security aspects
  • Exercise | security framework

Lab : Case study - student activity
  • Student activity 6 | develop security strategy

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Define cloud security
  • Describe main aspects of Azure datacenter security
  • understand authentication and authorization
  • understand compliance requirements
  • Understand encryption

Module 8: Define testing strategy
This module should help you define testing strategy and develop testing plan.It will interduce you to the various testing types and tools.
  • Testing strategy overview
  • Testing planning and execution

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | testing strategy overview
  • Exercise | testing planning and execution

Lab : Case study - student activity
  • Student activity 7 | develop testing strategy

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Understand testing scope
  • Solution testing lifecycle and defect management
  • Describe testing tools
  • Testing roles, responsibilities and test management
  • Perform test planning
  • Understand One version and adopt regression testing strategy

Module 9: Define performance testing strategy
This module will focus more on the performance topics. It will help you to know the importance of performance topic and will empower you to know how to address these topics with your customer.
  • Prepare for performance topics
  • Utilize performance testing tools

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | prepare for performance topics
  • Exercise | utilize performance testing tools

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Define performance goals and scenarios
  • Define performance benchmarks and success criteria
  • Define performance testing strategy
  • Identify tools for performance testing
  • Identify tools for performance monitoring

Module 10: Business intelligence and reporting
This module will address the key topics for reporting and intelligence needed by the solution architect.
  • Implement business intelligence and reporting

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | reporting and business intelligence overview

Lab : Case study - student activity
  • Sudent activity 8 | develop intelligence strategy

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Outline reporting and analytics overview
  • Describe native reporting options
  • Describe business intelligence reporting options
  • Identify analytics reporting options
  • Develop reporting and analytics strategies

Module 11: Determine licensing and support
This module is designed to help you understand the basics of licensing and support. It not meant to make you an expert on this topic. However, it will enable you to know where to find the information when you need it.
  • Understand licensing estimation
  • Understand support options

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | understand licensing estimation
  • Exercise | understand support options

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Estimate number of licenses
  • Stay compliant with user licensing requirements
  • Understand support options during and post implementations
  • Define support strategy

Module 12: Prepare for go-live
This module is to put everything together and prepare for go-live. It will help you get familiar with go-live checklist.This module also will recap major learnings from this class and you will be asked to give a class feedback.
  • Complete solution blueprint
  • Prepare for go-live
  • Class recap

Lab : Classroom exercises
  • Exercise | prepare for go-live

After completing this module, the students should be able to
  • Complete solution blueprint
  • Understand go-live readiness assessment process
  • Understand completing and submitting go-live checklist
  • Describe the process of provisioning production environment
  • Define cutover activities and go-live
  • Provide class feedback

Additional Readingplease complete the following learning path before attending this ILT:Architect solutions for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform - Learn | Microsoft Docs

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Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour-long after 3-3.5 hours of the class day.

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