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Dynamics 365 Business Central Pricing Plans – Pricing & Licensing In Easy Steps

When it comes to implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions, everyone wants to have a clear understanding of all the costs involved and how the pricing and licensing models work.   In this blog, we provide an overview along with some pricing resources to help you get an understanding of how Dynamics 365 Business Central Pricing Plans work.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central  is a leading Microsoft ERP Solution which enables businesses to automate and streamline systems and processes. With Dynamics 365 Business Central, you get access to an all-in-one ERP Cloud Solution connecting all your end-to-end business operations.

The ERP Project & Business Stakeholders will want to have a clear understanding of all the costs involved and how the different pricing and licensing models work. Realistically, your ERP budget should factor in all potential outlays that may arise in the roll-out of any ERP Solution.

Knowing your chosen ERP Vendor pricing structures is key to ensure you optimise the ROI of your technology investment.   With Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you have clear options to choose from as well as a proven ROI in your ERP technology investment.

In a recent Nucleus Report, analysing the results of Microsoft Dynamics 365 deployments, Nucleus found that for every dollar spent, companies realised an average of $16.97 ROI.  This is significantly higher than the average for both enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management.  Nucleus found that companies taking advantage of Microsoft’s investments in cloud and usability, as well as integration and analytics, were able to achieve significant returns by increasing productivity and revenues and reducing costs.

The following is an outline of the key modules included in the Dynamics 365 Business Central purchase plans.

Dynamics 365 Business Central – Essentials Plan:  

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Essentials consists of several modules that are considered essential for any business. Business Central Essentials provides a wide range of operational and management capabilities, including:

  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Project Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Human Resources Management

These provide the Users with powerful capabilities including:

  • Finance Management – Get help managing budgets, fixed assets, account schedules, deferrals and more. It also covers bank account management, payments, reconciliation of bank transactions and accounts, and several other essential functions.
  • Sales and Marketing – This makes managing the campaigns, contacts, interactions, leads and opportunities process much easier. You also get support for integration with the Dynamics 365 Sales application.
  • Sales and Delivery – Sales order management and invoicing, pricing and discounts, shipping, and returns. It also supports bulk invoices from Microsoft bookings.
  • Purchasing and Payables – Some of the essential functions include managing purchase orders and their returns, invoicing, discounts, managing alternative addresses, vendors and more…
  • Inventory – The primary functions include managing item attributes, categories, budgets, and tracking and more.
  • Supply Planning & Availability – This this includes functions like order and supplies planning, demand, sales, inventory forecasting and calendar management.
  • Project Management – Enables you to access support for managing basic resources, capacity, costs, jobs, and timesheets.
  • Warehouse Management (WMS) – The features include warehouse receipt and shipment, bin setup, warehouse management systems and more…

The Essentials plan is ideal for small and medium sized businesses that need a single ERP Solution to streamline and automate all their systems and processes.   It includes all the basic modules that are essential for handling the daily end-to-end business operations.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business – Premium Plan:

Dynamics 365 Business Central Premium – is licensed by assigned user and includes all Essentials license capabilities – plus Service Order Management and Manufacturing.

Modules included within Premium:

  • Service Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Project Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Human Resources Management

These provide the Users with powerful capabilities including:

  • Service Management – The major functions covered in this module include planning, dispatching, and managing service contracts, items, orders and prices.
  • Manufacturing – Some of the key features include assembly management, version management, basic capacity planning, standard cost worksheet and more.

Companies that have manufacturing and distribution requirements may find this licensing plan better suited to their needs. However, It is worth noting, regardless of your business or industry needs – Dynamics 365 Business central is designed to meet the business requirements across all SMBs to the large Enterprise.

Dynamics 365 Business Central – Team Members User

Many organisations have a large percentage of users who might consume data or reports from line-of-business systems, or indeed perform simple tasks such as entering time sheets or updating HR records – but do not require full user capabilities. The Dynamics 365 Team Members license is an ideal fit for these users.

The Dynamics 365 Team Members license is a named user subscription designed for users whose jobs aren’t necessarily tied to a function but who still need to use the basic functionality of a line-of-business system. This license gives users lightweight access through designated scenarios built into the Team Member experience.

For customer engagement apps in Dynamics 365 (Dynamics 365 Sales, Dynamics 365 Customer Service, Dynamics 365 Field Service, Dynamics 365 Marketing, and Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation), this Team Member experience is provided through a set of designated apps:

  • Customer Service Team Member
  • Sales Team Member
  • Project Resource Hub

Note – You must choose either Essential or Premium version, then you can add Team Member users to either of the two subscriptions – you cannot do a mix and match of Essentials and Premium.

Why Dynamics 365 Business Central is the right ERP for you:  

If you are looking to gain better control over your end-to-end business operations and improve efficiencies and productivity – then Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the all-in-one Cloud ERP Solution to meet your business needs.  Just select the modules you need now and as your business needs change – Dynamics 365 Business Central will grow and adapt with you to meet all business requirements for now and into the future.

With Dynamics 365 Business Central plans, you will leverage the benefits of one of the leading Cloud ERP solutions and reap significant benefits including:

  • Reduced costs & ROI
  • Greater security
  • Increased agility, seamless upgrades, and maintenance
  • Easy & flexible integration with the other familiar Microsoft apps and tools such as Office 365, Teams, Power BI and more…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central – Pricing & Licensing Resources:

Click here to see Simply Dynamics easy & flexible Pricing  plans with the Dynamics 365 Business Central Pricing Calculator

Click here to see Microsoft Pricing Guide for Dynamics 365 Business Central

Click Here to see the Microsoft’s Licensing Guide –  Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide – August 2022 Updates

 

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