Top 7 online courses to learn Dynamics 365May 14, 2020 2020-05-14 0:28
Top 7 online courses to learn Dynamics 365
Top 7 online courses to learn Dynamics 365
Are you searching for the best Dynamics 365 online courses to learn from? Then you have reached the right place. In this blog article I am listing down the top 7 online courses on Microsoft Dynamics 365.
There are plenty of Dynamics 365 training courses on the web as video courses and real-time instructional programs, but you have to learn from the best sources available to become a Dynamics 365 expert.
Dynamics 365 is Microsoft’s flagship enterprise business application package. It involves multiple applications for customer relationship management(CRM) and enterprise resource planning(ERP).
Microsoft Dynamics 365 includes the following 2 categories of applications:
- Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement (CE) and
- Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (FNO)
Starting a Dynamics 365 Career
If you are planning to switch your career into Dynamics 365 then you have to select either of these two paths – Dynamics 365 CE or Dynamics 365 FNO. And then select any of these job roles – that is developer or functional consultant role.
These are two major two Dynamics 365 job roles though there are many like administrators, Quality analysts, business analyst, architect etc.
Developers are the one who actually customize your Dynamics 365 applications while functional consultants deal with customization requirements and do the functional design.
Top 7 Microsoft Dynamics 365 online courses
1. Udemy Courses
There are many video courses available on Udemy on Dynamics 365 from multiple authors. Some of them are on Dynamics Customer Engagement ( and also on the older version Dynamics CRM) and others on Dynamics 365 BC and AX. The duration of these courses are normally shorter ( 1 – 3 hours) and there are discount coupons on these courses available.
In udemy.com you can search for courses based on your Dynamics 365 domain and interest. A simple search will give you a result as shown in the following picture.
2. D365 Academy
Dynamics 365 academy is a dedicated learning portal for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform video courses. the portal started with Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CE) video courses and later added more courses on Dynamics 365 FNO, Dynamics 365 BC and Power platform.
The best feature of D365 Academy is that the full length job oriented videos courses on Dynamics 365 unlike Udemy and PluralSight videos.
Courses are prepared by selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 architects and Microsoft Certified Trainers(MCTs). You can search for FREE and paid courses in the portal.
Access Dynamics 365 Video Courses from D365 Academy
PluralSight also hosts online video courses on Dynamics 365. There are many short duration video courses on Dynamics 365 available where you can subscribe for individual courses or a monthly subscription.
The interesting part of PluralSight is the monthly subscription which will give you access to a lot of courses instead of buying individual courses. And the next thing that you see is team subscription.
Access Dynamics 365 video courses on PluralSight
4. Microsoft Docs ( Microsoft learn)
Microsoft Learn ( which is also known as Microsoft Docs) is the updated version of legacy MSDN. This portal has a lot of self study courses on Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, Finance and Operations, Navision, Business Central, Azure etc.
You can search and find the courses from the portal, a simple search may not give you the required result. Here is an example for the search result for the search I did.
5. Microsoft Partner Source
For Microsoft registered partners can access official Microsoft course materials from the portal. The access is restricted to only Microsoft partner companies. These courses are mostly shorter videos on individual topics.
In order to access the courses you need to register with Microsoft as a partner. Access Microsoft Partner Source
6. Microsoft Edx
Microsoft Edx is another portal from Microsoft for video courses on Microsoft and related technologies. The advantage is you can learn these courses for free of charge and also you can get a certification for a nominal fee.
You need to sign up to access the courses. Doing a search on the portal without sign in wont give you access to the whole list of courses.
Lynda is another video course portal where we can look for Dynamics 365 courses to study. Lynda is recently renamed as LinkedIn Learning, which hosts Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement and Dynamics 356 FNO video courses.
Once you enroll for a LinkedIn Learning subscription you can access all these courses, and the subscription is free for the first month.
You can find Dynamics 365 courses on Lynda from this link
Hope this list helps you with the best Dynamics 365 video courses.
The blog is written by Firoz Muhammed, who is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE architect and corporate trainer. He has more than 10 years of experience in the domain, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer( MCT) who have trained more than 1000 students. He hosts some of his courses on Dynamics365Aacademy as well.