Last week I was in Atlanta co-training a new course called “Project Managing Microsoft Dynamics Implementations with Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step” (Course 80053A). It was partnered with a one day class developed by Kristi Honey and Scott Mertes called “Project Management Skills Essentials for Microsoft Dynamics”.
The first day of the class focuses on the soft skills that are essential in each phase of an implementation. As I am sure many of you can appreciate, there were a ton of fabulous conversations during class, on breaks, after class. I attended the first day, and really enjoyed the opportunity to hear a variety of perspectives on project management related to Dynamics implementations. I think that project managers are often a lonely bunch, and a class like this is exactly what many will need to gain the confidence and focus to take their skills and processes to the next level. Usually I am exhausted after a day in class, but I will admit that this class left me energized with new ideas that I want to share with our internal project manager. I actually sent my boss an email before lunch that day saying that our project manager MUST attend the class!
But what I really wanted to write about is the two-day class that focused on Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step. First, what is Sure Step? Sure Step is a toolkit that folllows a methodology that Microsoft developed for Dynamics implementations. It contains a variety of templates focused on CRM, AX, GP, SL, and NAV…