Innovia Presents at NAVUG Summit 2018

BCUG | NAVUG Summit is October 15-18, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix Arizona. We hope you can join us for this great week of learning and networking with other NAV/Business Central users and professionals. If you haven’t already registered you can from here. Use our code PRPInnovia and you can save 10% on registration.

Innovia Consulting is proud to be a premium sponsor of Summit, make sure you come visit us in the expo hall at booth #529. Throughout the week several members of our team will be presenting on a wide variety of topics. Please check the list below to see all of the sessions Innovia will be a part of.

*Please note that some of these sessions are labeled Academy Session. These sessions require an extra fee. Please follow this link for the session pricing and information on how to sign up.

Basic Warehousing for Dynamics NAV – 2018 (Academy Session)

October 14, 8am-12pm

Kevin Fons and Desiree Gigear

Attend this class to understand how both the sales cycle and purchase cycle work with different setup choices for bins, put-aways and picks. Expand your knowledge with inventory adjustments and cycle counting, and come away from class with a firm grasp on when you should use basic warehousing and when you need to expand to advanced warehousing. These courses cover only standard NAV functionality and add-in products with NAV are not included. Class will be presented in NAV2018 but most functionality applies to older versions of NAV.

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of how to get around in NAV Basic warehousing will get you up and running by covering foundational topics on how to manage inventory in NAV.

Advanced Warehousing in Dynamics NAV – 2018 (Academy Session)

October 14, 1pm-5pm

Kevin Fons and Desiree Gigear

Advanced warehousing will dive deep into the concept of directed pick and put-away. Understand bin types, zones, replenishment, and inventory movements. Gain even more knowledge on how to streamline processes and increase inventory accuracy. Discuss how some companies incorporate handhelds into their advanced warehousing setup. These courses cover only standard NAV functionality and add-in products with NAV are not included. Class will be presented in NAV2016 but most functionality applies to older versions of NAV.

Prerequisite: Has already taken Basic Warehousing or has working knowledge of Basic Warehousing in a live NAV environment. Concepts in Advanced Warehousing build on concepts covered in Basic Warehousing.

Manufacturing I in Dynamics NAV – 2018 (Academy Session)

October 15, 8am-12pm

Jenny Hollingsworth and John Grant

This level one course explores the basic manufacturing functionality of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 from a user’s perspective. A thorough understanding of the following topics will allow you to meet daily challenges in setting up and using basic manufacturing functionalities in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Using hands-on exercises, you will have the opportunity to apply what you learn during class.

Learning Objectives:

  • Item Setup for Manufacturing
  • Create Production Bill of Materials
  • Create Basic Capacities and Routing
  • Create, process, and finish a production order
  • Register consumption and output
  • Finishing Production Orders & Auto Reporting

Prerequisites: Before attending this course, students must have:

A basic understanding of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. A basic knowledge of Inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. A basic understanding of manufacturing terminology and processes

Manufacturing II in Dynamics NAV – 2018 (Academy Session)

October 15, 1-5pm

John Grant and Jenny Hollingsworth

This level two course explores the advanced manufacturing functionality of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 from a user’s perspective. A thorough understanding of the following topics will allow you to meet daily challenges in setting up and using advanced manufacturing functionalities in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Using hands-on exercises, you will have the opportunity to apply what you learn during class.

Learning Objectives:

  • Manufacturing System Setup
  • Sales Order Planning/Available-to-Promise
  • Production Forecasts
  • Planning Worksheet
  • Subcontracting
  • Advanced Capacity
  • Shop Loading

Prerequisites: Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A basic understanding of Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • A basic knowledge of Inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • A basic understanding of Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • A basic understanding of manufacturing terminology and processes

The Rise of the Phoenix: New Life for Your System and Team

October 16, 10:15-11:15am

Holly Kutil

Regenerate and breathe new life into your Dynamics system AND your co-workers! Like the Phoenix, your company and co-workers can rise from the ashes with some opportunities and simple steps to energize and empower them.

Trade Topics Round Robin

October 16, 4:15-5:15pm

Tom Doran and Holly Kutil

What do you want to learn about? You choose! We have four 20-minute topics lined up at different locations - you pick which three you want to hear about and the order over the next hour. Anticipated topics include updating and maintaining purchase prices and sales prices, working with blanket POs and blanket SOs, efficiencies for entering and processing sales orders, and options when you’ve hit the pricing wall.

What if Your Process is the Problem? Gain Efficiency through Value Stream Mapping

October 17, 10-11am

Bob Beaird and Alan Wyne

Many companies have improved customer service and reduced cost through process improvement. This session will provide you with real life examples of how your company can streamline processes and improve your bottom line. Innovia Consulting has guided companies through Value Stream mapping prior to an upgrade and they have seen significant improvements in their operations. Learn the basics of Value Stream mapping and how to incorporate process improvement in your Dynamics NAV/D365 Business Central system.

Viable BI & Reporting Strategies for SMBs

October 17, 11:15am-12:15pm

Tom Doran

Assembling even a basic BI strategy for your organization can be a daunting task, as it requires diversified and specialized skills. We want to help you “right-size” your BI & Reporting approach for your business. We’ll discuss basic approaches to working with your organization to identify measurement and decision-making needs, where to get data, who sees it and how. We’ll also cover the importance of having “one version of the truth”, elements of good data governance, who owns key data and how it should be maintained, and answer those difficult questions like whether you need a data warehouse.

Peer to Peer Solutions: Manufacturing Q&A

October 17, 3:45-4:45pm

Kevin Fons

Formally known as "Ask the Experts", we're opening up the discussion so we can all share. Everyone in our community has challenges they’re trying to solve, and insights they’ve gained. Our expert panel will lead this roundtable discussion so you can get your questions answered and share your experiences with others focused on Manufacturing.

Options for Upgrading Your Reports into D365 Business Central

October 17, 3:45-4:45 pm

Chad Williams

On the surface, reporting in D365 Business Central is not much different than you're used to. But accessing your data and the options for what data you can access and how has changed. As always, upgrades are a terrific time to take a fresh look at your reporting and streamline and enhance your insight and delivery too. We'll compare and contrast reporting in legacy Dynamics NAV to D365 Business Central and share some recommendations for your team.

Microsoft Licensing Q&A

October 17, 5-6 pm

Jeff Pergolski

Confused about licensing with Dynamics NAV or Dynamics 365 Business Central? You're not alone. We're going to try and clear up some misconceptions and help your upgrade planning. We'll cover the basic concepts of licensing, some common misconceptions, and answer your many questions. Note that the speakers are not Microsoft employees, and that each customer licensing arrangement can be different.

Woman in da House!

October 17, 5-6pm

Holly Kutil

Want to listen to fellow women share what they learned over the years while advancing their roles in the workplace? Attend this enlightening panel discussion. You’ll not only hear the good and not-so-good steps they took in their careers, but you’ll have a chance to ask questions that can specifically help you TODAY.

Great Expectations- Yours, Mine and Ours!

October 18, 8:30-9:30am

Holly Kutil

Join us for this innovative workshop focused on building trust with your partner. Trust is a difficult and elusive goal, but is almost impossible if expectations are missed, or worse, wrong to begin with. How do you talk to your partner about your expectations? Do you know theirs? We'll walk through how to have productive, collaborative conversations focus on understanding each other's expectations, and a structure for forming mutual expectations. For a best outcome, come to the table with a representative from your partner.

Adding to Your Team - Build, Buy, or Grow Your Team?

October 18, 9:45-10:45am

Tom Doran

More pressing than ever is the challenge to find new team members, let alone ones with the appropriate skills, for your team. Some companies in our community have had to resort to creating internships or in-depth training programs for recent college graduates. Are good recruits available out there, and how do you find them? What should you be looking for? Is there a better way? How do you develop internal team members effectively? Let’s share our challenges, ideas, and solutions.

Workflows in D365 Business Central / Dynamics NAV

October 18, 2:30-3:30pm

Kevin Fons

Let the system keep track of transactions for you. Different than Document Approvals, workflows help enforce business rules to enhance customer service and improve our internal process flow, yet don’t require help from your IT team to setup and use. Come see how this great built-in feature can make a positive impact in your business.

If you have any questions please feel free to drop us a line at 800.834.7000 or email us at sales@innovia.com.

See you in Phoenix!

Tim Britton

Tim Britton

Marketing Specialist

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