Credentialing Exams

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In an effort to maintain the professional standards of Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation, deployment, and ongoing administration practices, Dynamics Credentialed Professionals, powered by NAVUG, have developed a series of credentialing exams. Upon passing an exam, you will join an elite group of Dynamics Credentialed Professionals who demonstrate the highest knowledge of and expertise regarding Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

As a Dynamics Credentialed Professionals you will:

  • Be granted the right to use the official Dynamics Credentialed Professional mark for e-mail signatures, social media, blogs, etc.
  • Receive a certificate acknowledging your DCP achievement
  • See your name and picture published on the NAVUG website indicating your credential
  • Have your certification maintained for 2 full years

Exam Details

  • Exams are professionally proctored online anytime or in person at select events
  • The exams consist of 75 multiple choice questions
  • Each question on the exam has been created and reviewed by the NAV exam committee with the guidance of the credentialing council
  • An in-depth cut score process is used to set the passing score which varies between each exam

Credentialing exams are available online at the date & time you request!

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Core Credentialing Certification

  • Tests a general knowledge of the Dynamics product and domain it covers
  • One Core Technical and one Core Functional exam will be offered for each Dynamics product

NAV Core Development Exam Details

    • Object Designer Basics
    • Object Ranges
  2. TABLES (20%)
    • Table types and characteristics
    • Fields and data types
    • Keys and indexes
    • SIFT
  3. PAGES (10%)
    • Page types and characteristics
  4. C/AL (40%)
    • Syntax
    • Statements
    • Functions
  5. REPORTS (11%)
    • Processing only
    • Data sets
    • RDLC
  6. XMLPORTS (3%)
  7. CODEUNITS (6%)
  8. QUERIES (3%)
  9. MENUSUITES (1%)

*Weighting percentages are +/- 3%

NAV Core Application Setup Exam Details

    • RapidStart
    • Configuration of Profiles and Role Centres
    • Personalization
  2. SECURITY (10%)
    • Authentication
    • Permission sets
  3. SYSTEM SETUP (20%)
    • Company creation
    • Number series
    • Trail codes
    • Printer and report selection
    • Change log
    • Dimensions
    • Chart of accounts
    • Accounting periods
    • Posting groups
    • Journal batches
    • Sales and receivables
    • Purchases and payables
    • Inventory
    • Cash management
    • Opening balances

*Weighting percentages are +/- 3%

NAV Core Financials Exam Details

  1. PURCHASE & SALES (20%)
  2. FIXED ASSETS (11%)
  5. CASH (11%)
  6. JOURNALS (15%)
  7. INVENTORY (5%)

*Weighting percentages are +/- 3%

Recorded Credentialing Webinars

Advanced Credentialing Certification

  • Tests depth of knowledge of particular functional or technical areas of the Dynamics product
  • Multiple core certifications completes qualification for an Advanced Certification

Credentialed Professionals

Dynamics NAV Credentialed Professionals represent an elite group of NAV Administrators and Super Users who have completed Dynamics NAV Certificate exams. Congratulations to our Dynamics Credentialed Professionals!

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Credentialing Council

The Credentialing Council is the most senior leadership body made up entirely of members. It provides oversight and strategic guidance for nearly all aspects of the credentialing process.

The DynamicsPro Credentialing Council for 2018:

Kerry Rosvold, New View Strategies, Chair
Jo deRuiter, dexpro dynamics, Vice Chair & GP Exam Liaison
Cynthia Priebe, Liberty Grove Software, NAV Exam Liaison
Amber Bell, Training Dynamo LLC, GP Exam Evangelist
AJ Ansari, InterDyn BMI, NAV Exam Evangelist
Kim Peterson, Dynamic Consultants, Volunteer Engagement
Belinda Allen
, Njevity, Advisor
David Musgrave, Winthrop Development Consultants
Jen Kuntz, Energy+ Inc.

Exam Committee

Working with the oversight of the Credentialing Council, the Exam Committee has product-specific responsibility for setting exam specifications as well as developing and maintaining the pool of exam items and the exams themselves.

Kerry Rosvold, New View Strategies, Chair
AJ Ansari, Columbus Global
Matt Traxinger, ArcherPoint
Cynthia Priebe, Liberty Grove Software
Ian Piddington, Independent
Kim Congleton, LIDD, Inc.