If you are a functional consultant or a business user and you are able to work with supply chain management industry standards, have experience in dealing with utilizing Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management to meet the goals of your organization, then you are an ideal candidate for the Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Functional Consultant Associate. Your role as a professional is essential as you deal with solution architects, project managers, developers, and consultants in such spheres as manufacturing, commerce, and finance. The certification requires passing two exams MB-300 and MB-330.
To enhance your knowledge and hone your skills before enrolling in the certification process, you need to check the Microsoft Learn platform which contains various learning paths to opt for and is free. You can take the instructor-led training course, find experts and ask them questions, work as a supply chain management functional consultant and assist in applying functionalities of the Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management.
Exam MB-300 deals with Microsoft Dynamics 365, to be more precise with core finance and operations. The exam validates your skills in implementing Microsoft Power Platform technologies for finance and operations apps description, creating administrative workflows, operating data and finance, and supporting solutions. Thus, you should be ready to describe apps in the operations and finance portfolio, main elements of Dynamics 365 Commerce, case management, as well as use cases for the Business document management. You also should be proficient in utilizing various Microsoft Power Platform technologies for extending app functionality. Your skills in working with security, workflows, and business events will also be checked. Your knowledge of organization administration features and system administration features will also be assessed. Next, you should demonstrate your competence in managing data, defining the appropriate migration tools in operations and finance apps, specifying data migration requirements, exporting and importing data, and applying data task automation. In this exam you also will be tested on your ability to explain types of testing, capabilities of the given testing tools, creating testing plans, scripts, and test cases. Other skills evaluated in this test include defining use cases for project asset libraries, describing the types of environments, explaining the purposes of the environment, troubleshooting performance issues.
The Microsoft MB-330 exam focuses on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Functional Consultant. This test revolves around expertise in inventory and product information management, supply chain processes, transportation and warehouse management, and master planning. In this exam, you will be evaluated on your ability to work with products, to be more exact to create and manage them, create their attributes, differentiate the capabilities of the product configuration models, create the category hierarchies, and deal with the whole life cycle of products. You also should be able to determine prerequisites for products, design product labels, deal with product details, such as bar and GTIN codes, filter codes, default order settings. Your proficiency in applying delivery and sourcing procedures, creating standard and planned costs, default prices for items, discounts will also be measured. Apart from that, you should have skills in creating warehouse management, which includes locations, types and zones, sites, and warehouses, work policies and work breaks. You should be knowledgeable of the cross-docking and buyers’ push processes, as well as inventory movement procedures and transportation process. Lastly, your ability to plan and forecast, as well as operate master plans will be evaluated. This implies your skills in explaining different forecasting types, creating Planning Optimization Add-in for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management, launching coverage groups, and creating period templates.
Both Microsoft exams refer to the professional level designation and require from your proper preparation. Each exam will last for 2 hours and within this time frame you will be given 40-60 questions to crack. The items will be of different types, so you should be ready to deal with best answer, build list, drag and drop, hot spot, hot area, short answer, multiple choice forms of questions. Each exam will cost you $165 and to pass any of them you need to score at least 700 points.
Concerning the salary, you can earn with the Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management Functional Consultant Associate certification, it ranges from $57,000 to $112,000 per year, as stated on the Glassdoor website.