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Business Central for Project Management
Dynamics 365 Business Central Project Management (formerly Dynamics NAV) is built for project-based organizations that need better insight into their project financials. Track resource usage, project budgets, and more. Take advantage of advanced reporting with integrations to Power BI and Excel.
Who is it for?
Dynamics 365 Business Central Project Management is optimal for project-based organizations that require light job tracking functionality. Organizations that require deep project management functionality should consider Dynamics 365 Business Central Professional Services Automation (PSA).
Focused Project Management
Dynamics 365 Business Central Project Management gives managers insight into how projects are progressing with resource allocation reports and job tracking. Use Business Central to track employee time and expenses across multiple projects simultaneously.
Track resource costs and budgets to accurately evaluate project profitability
Monitor resource capacity and use resource availability tools to plan future projects
Track manager approved employee time across jobs
Create customized job analytics with Power BI
Business Central Project Management Features
Keep track of usage on jobs and data for invoicing the customer. Manage both fixed-price jobs and time-and-materials jobs. Copy a budget from one job to another and set up a job-specific price list for charging of items, resources, and general ledger account expenses to the job’s customer.
Capacity Planning and budgeting
Plan capacity and manage usage statistics and profitability of resources. Create your plan in a calendar system with the required level of detail and for the period of time that you need. Monitor resource usage and get an overview of your capacity for each resource with information about availability and planned costs on jobs.
Track employee time spent on jobs with a simple and flexible Time Sheet solution. Control time through manager level approval.
General Ledger and WIP
Estimate the financial value of jobs by monitoring resource usage and other expenses posted to each job. Recognize revenue according to time, materials, and expense usage.
Invoice customers on a time-and-materials or fixed-price basis. Assign a specific job to a specific customer and invoice the job completely or partially using Jobs together with Sales Invoicing. Customize Invoices with Microsoft Word and email directly to customers using Outlook.
Quickly email a customer the price for a project with the Job Quote report.
Plus these Financial Management features
Add unlimited dimensions to your chart of accounts to allow for rich multidimensional analysis of financial transactions without creating a complicated chart of accounts.
Keep individual company financial data separate and easy to find. Prepare robust consolidated financial reports from multiple companies and dimensions.
Do business with your subsidiary and internal partner organizations in the same way that you engage with your external vendors and customers, including intercompany Sales Orders and Journals.
General Ledger Budgets
Create multiple budgets for identical time periods. Leverage budget dimensions to set filters on budgets and add dimension information to budget entries.
Download bank statements for automatic reconciliation of bank transactions.
Streamline Accounts Payable processing, easily tracking incoming documents against Accounts Payable transactions. Utilize built-in ACH functionality to pay vendors by ACH.
Keep Accounts Receivable to a minimum by utilizing Reminders to remind customers of overdue balances. Auto apply finance charges if required.
Give customers the ability to pay directly from your emailed invoice utilizing Microsoft Pay.
Set up one or more depreciation books for each fixed asset. Track maintenance costs, manage insurance policies, post fixed asset transactions, and generate specialized reports and statistics.
Business Central Project Management Pricing
Dynamics 365 Business Central is the most affordable full featured mid-market ERP system on the market today.
Get Business Central Project Management, including Business Central Finance, fully implemented starting at only $34,995!
Deployed on Microsoft’s cloud, similar to the way Office 365 is deployed. Licensing is obtained by the user by the month and no servers are required.
Some add-ons available
No database access
Price includes user support. Licensing only is available for $70/user/month.
HOSTED ON AZURE
Deployed in a private environment on Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Licensing can be acquired either by paying by the user by the month or purchasing up front.
All add-ons available
Full database access
Price is for hosting only. If you do not own your licensing, you can add it for $40/user/month.
$2,000/user up front + $320/user/year
Deployed on your own in-house servers. Licenses must be purchased up front and annual renewal fees must be paid to Microsoft.
All add-ons available
Full database access
Price includes only licensing and does not include any support or IT infrastructure.
Also available: Licensing Only for $70 - 5 user minimum, no support included, all support billed on an hourly basis.
Real-time, interactive reports
Bring your data to life with Microsoft Power BI. Display live financial information from Business Central and visualize it in easy-to-use interactive dashboards.
Use a free-form drag-and-drop canvas to effortlessly to author reports. Ask questions of your databases using everyday language like "How many widgets did I sell at our San Diego location last year?" and Power BI will immediately create a dashboard to give you the answer.
Expect excellent training and ongoing support
When you purchase a new accounting system, it is vitally important that your users are trained fully on the features that they will be using to perform their tasks within the system. That is why every new implementation of Microsoft Business Central includes comprehensive, customized, and role-specific training for your users, as well as training documents tailored specifically for your organization.
How do I get started?
Step 1: You schedule a Discovery Call with an experienced consultant (not a salesperson.)
Step 2: We create a customized plan with estimated pricing up front.
Step 3: Together, we execute the plan.