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

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Exam MB-300 will retire on February 29, 2024. If you’ve passed Exam MB-500 but not Exam MB-300, be sure to pass Exam MB-300 before it retires. Otherwise, you’ll need to retake Exam MB-500. If you pass Exam MB-300 and earn the certification before Exam MB-300 is retired, you only need to renew your certification annually to maintain it. Read the blog post.

If you're a developer who is accountable for gathering and analyzing business requirements, and translating these into critical system functionality with finance and operations apps in Dynamics 365, you could use this certification to advance your career. You should have experience providing fully realized business processes and solutions that implement industry recommended practices, using:

  • Standardized application coding patterns
  • Extensible features
  • External integrations

You need to be familiar 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 such as SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Power BI, and SQL Server Management Studio. And you must have deep knowledge and experience using the underlying framework, data structures, and objects associated with finance and operations solutions in Dynamics 365 that deliver best-in-class functionality.

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The English language version of this certification will be updated soon. Exam MB-500 will be updated on December 27, 2023.  Exam MB-300 was updated on October 2, 2023. Review the study guides linked on the exam pages for details about changes.

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

Skills measured

  • Describe finance and operations apps, and extend apps by using Microsoft Power Platform technologies
  • Configure administrative features and workflows
  • Manage finance and operations data
  • Validate and support solutions
  • 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-300 MB-500

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Certification exams

  • 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.

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    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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