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

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Exam MB-300 retired on February 29, 2024. If you passed Exam MB-500 but not Exam MB-300, you need to retake Exam MB-500 to earn this certification. If you earned the certification before Exam MB-300 retired, you can renew your certification annually to maintain it. Read the blog post.

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 the UI.
  • 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, Azure, Power Apps, Power Automate, Azure DevOps, Lifecycle Services tools, 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 was updated on December 27, 2023. Review the study guide linked on the Exam MB-500 page for details about 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

Job role: Developer

Required exams: MB-500

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  • MB-500: Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan architecture and solution design; apply developer tools; design and develop AOT elements; develop and test code; implement reporting; integrate and manage data solutions; and implement security and optimize performance.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

    for Microsoft Dynamics 365: Finance and Operations Apps Developer

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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