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Configuring Dynamics 365 for Field Service


Learn how to effectively configure a Dynamics 365 for Field Service implementation to maximize the tools and features available to efficiently manage a mobile work force.

Course Overview

More and more organizations are relying on mobile work forces to deliver their products and services to their customer. Dynamics 365 for Field Service helps organizations better position themselves in the market by providing a variety of tools that assist in efficiently identifying and scheduling resources as well as assisting in managing workloads for mobile workers.

This course, regardless of you experience with Dynamics 365’s Field Service application will equip students with the skills necessary to identify and configure the key components that are used to deliver Field Service and mobile solutions. Key topics include identifying where to begin and as well as the organizational considerations that will drive configuration decisions. Additionally, it will focus on common configuration aspects such as product and pricing considerations, work order and system configuration, resource planning and configuration, as well as many additional topics critical to implementation success.

This course helps students better understand the bigger picture and end goals focused around implementations that aid in designing more efficient solutions that align with customer and organizational goals.

What You’ll Learn:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key components involved in Field Service Implementations.
  • Define the products and services that will be delivered to customers.
  • Determine which pricing options to use in specific scenarios.
  • Determine which resources are required.
  • Configure the system to support resource needs.
  • Define commonly reported issues and template them for easier consumption.

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic understanding of Dynamics 365 features, functionality, and navigation.
  • Familiarity with Dynamics 365 configuration is helpful.

Syllabus

Module 1: Configure Field Service

After completing this module, students will be able to setup key field service components such as mapping functionality, products & services, and tax codes.

  • Introduction
    • Field Service configuration overview and considerations
    • Where to begin
    • Working with mapping
    • Determining customization needs
  • Defining Products and Services
    • Creating Field Service Products and Services
    • Field Service Pricing
    • Working with Multiple Price Lists
  • Defining Tax Codes
    • Tax Code Considerations
    • Working with Tax Groups

Module 2: Resource Scheduling Configuration

After completing this module, students will be able to setup key field service components such as organizational units, territories, resource roles and skills, as well as defining account preferences.

  • Mapping and Location Information
    • Defining Organizational Units
    • Defining Territories
    • Working with Work Order Types and Statuses
  • Configuring Resource Components
    • Defining Resource Roles
    • Resource Skills and Certifications
    • Developing Proficiency Models
  • Defining Account Preferences
    • Address geo-coding
    • Defining service preferences
    • Preferred and Restricted Technicians

Module 3: Defining and configuring bookable resources

After completing this module, students will be able to setup field service resources, define location information, work with facility resources, and configure resource crews and pools.

  • Defining Bookable Resources
    • Bookable Resource Types
    • Resource location information
    • Working hours and work hour templates
    • Additional consideration options
  • Resource Pools, Crews, & Facilities
    • Defining Facility Resources
    • Defining Crews
    • Defining Resource Pools

Module 4: Working with and Configuring Incidents

After completing this module, students will be able to setup and configure incident types to aid in easy population of work order details such as products, services, and tasks.

  • Creating Incidents
    • Creating incidents
    • Defining incident details
  • Using Service Tasks
    • Working with Service Tasks
    • Defining Services Tasks
  • Defining Products, Services, and Skills
    • Adding Products
    • Defining Services
    • Working with Skills
    • Additional Considerations
  1. Course Number

    MB-240.1
  2. Classes Start

  3. Classes End

  4. Estimated Effort

    8-16 hours in total
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