Microsoft Certified: Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer Associate

Implement and extend finance and operation apps in Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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As a candidate for this certification, you’re a developer who works with finance and operations apps in Microsoft Dynamics 365 to implement and extend applications that meet the requirements of a business. You provide fully realized solutions by using:

  • Standardized application coding patterns
  • Extensible features
  • External integrations

As a candidate for this certification, you do the following:

  • Develop business logic by using X++.
  • Create and modify finance and operations app reports and workspaces.
  • Customize user interfaces.
  • Provide endpoints and APIs to support Microsoft Power Platform apps and external systems.
  • Perform testing.
  • Monitor performance.
  • Analyze and manipulate data.

You also create technical designs and implementation details, and implement permission policies and security requirements.

You should have a deep knowledge and experience using the underlying framework, data structures, and objects associated with the finance and operations solutions.

You should have experience with products and services that include Microsoft Visual Studio, Power Apps, Power Automate, Azure DevOps, Lifecycle Services tools, Microsoft Azure, Postman, GitHub, Microsoft 365, reporting tools [for example, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Power BI], and SQL Server Management Studio.


The English language version of this certification will be updated on August 23, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the Certification resources section for details about upcoming changes.

Skills measured

  • Plan architecture and solution design
  • Apply developer tools
  • Design and develop AOT elements
  • Develop and test code
  • Implement reporting
  • Integrate and manage data solutions
  • Implement security and optimize performance

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You will have 100 minutes to complete this assessment.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), German, French, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Italian

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