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Ahmed Mohamed Rafik

Owner at Dynamics 365 Lifestyle

Cairo, Egypt

I am Microsoft Certified Trainer & Consultant on Microsoft Dynamics ERP Products, specializing recently on Microsoft Dynamics NAV & Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC). Over the past 10+ years i was supporting, coaching, training and consulting clients in business management software to meet and exceed challenging business needs in MENA Region (United Arab of Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt).

I dedicated myself to help people reach their career potentials by providing FREE Career Mentoring sessions, Blog Articles, conduct Training Programs on Microsoft Dynamics NAV & 365 Business Central by leading "Dynamics 365 Lifestyle User Group in Cairo -Egypt", further on being a Guest Speaker in different universities in Egypt.

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Cairo
Speaking Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Career Mentoring, Change Management

Ahmed Mohamed Rafik Points
Academic 0
Author 321
Influencer 149
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 470

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Company Type: Individual
Business Unit: Education

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Change Management
Cybersecurity
Entrepreneurship
ERP 48.09
HR
Project Management
AI

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21 Article/Blogs
New Published Book: Dynamics 365 BC / NAV Tips & Tricks
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March 20, 2020
  It was my first book to publish on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / NAV, and I hope I can continue to make a lot of books in this specialization. This book is intended for Implementers and Consultants who want to take the most from NAV implementation. The reader is expected to be fam

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Released Cumulative Update 27 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018
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March 15, 2020
A cumulative update is a cumulative set of files that includes all hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Cumulative Update 27 that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. The Cumulative Updates include hotfixes that apply to

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How To: Ending Depreciation Value equal to 1
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February 27, 2020
By engaging with different business scenarios with a lot of customers using Dynamics NAV in Cairo – Egypt, we notice that there is a need for making the depreciation ending value equal to One, to separate those assets that are fully depreciated with those who are still a new fixed assets. Ther

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How To Empty Log File of SQL DATA
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January 16, 2020
It may be sound so strange, and you will say, What are you talking about? One of our customers had a case that when he post any transaction, it didn’t post and show an error that he can’t post due to SQL Log error. This error occurred due to the size of the Logfile in … Continue re

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How To Use Configuration Mode in Dynamics NAV
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December 11, 2019
You maybe know how to assign different Role Centers to Users by using User Personalization by assign users to specific profiles like “Accounting Manager”. But Sometimes we need to make changes to a particular user like adding certain pages to the Role Center. But this will sound hard wor

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Release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC Wave 2
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November 24, 2019
It is official now, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 Wave 2 release is now available New features and capabilities described herein the Release Notes​. The release can be downloaded from Partner Source on the following Link: Partner Source – Download Link ( On Premises – BC Wave 2

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Release of CU 12 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
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October 28, 2019
A cumulative update is a cumulative set of files that includes all hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Cumulative Update 12 that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. The Cumulative Updates include hotfixes t

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3 Steps to Achieve Fixed Asset Capitalization in Dynamics NAV 2018
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October 22, 2019
First of all, let me tell you that it is not a standard feature in Dynamics NAV, but it is a workaround used to transfer the value of Inventory Item to a Fixed Asset and this is what we will explain in the next paragraph. The case we faced with a client, that the company … Continue reading 3 S

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7 Steps to Import Bank Statement in XLS File Dynamics NAV / 365 BC
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September 09, 2019
It was an easy solution by Dynamics NAV to import bank statement on XLS file until I understood the configuration needed to implement this solution. The default way in Dynamics NAV is to import Bank Statement in XML format, but it’s just needed the following steps to make this happen in XLS fi

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Dynamics365Lifestyle Blog
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August 01, 2019
More than 20 Blog articles on Microsoft Dynamics NAV / 365 Business Central free regular articles

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Tags: ERP

How To: Rebate Scenarios In Ms. Dynamics NAV 2018 / 365 BC
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July 30, 2019
The most precious thing that you can learn the business from your customer business requirements. As one of the customers need customization for a Vendor Rebate Scenario on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. First, What is Rebate? According to Business Dictionary. Rebate is a Return of a portion of a purc

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV – 365 BC History
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July 16, 2019
This is a brief table on Microsoft Dynamics NAV from the first release until to date, you will find it in a sequential way release by Year. Hope you Enjoy It. Year Product Name Version Notes 1984 PC Plus     1987 Navigator 1 1   1988 Navigator 2 2   1989 Navigator 3 3 … Con

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How To: Hold Vendor Invoices for Payments in Dynamics NAV 2018
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June 28, 2019
I have to refer this post to my colleagues in work, Especially Ahmed Halim. It is Known for all Nav users and implementers how to make a vendor payment on a purchase invoice, but what if you want to Hold a payment on invoice. As you can make unlimited Purchase Invoices, it is registered in … C

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How to: Understand Excise Tax on Dynamics NAV 2018
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May 31, 2019
Let’s know what is Excise Vat according to Investopedia. An excise tax is an indirect tax on the sale of a particular good or service such as fuel, tobacco and alcohol. Indirect means the tax is not directly paid by an individual consumer. As one of the customers I dealt with, He was asking

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How to Adjust Book Value for Specific Fixed Asset
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March 07, 2019
Back Again. It is essential for one of our customers to evaluate the book value of their fixed asset, so they can stop depreciation on a particular fixed asset. On the following scenario we will demonstrate how to adjust the book value of a fixed asset, so it will no longer depreciated even there is

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How-To: Update Useful Life of Fixed Assets in Dynamics NAV 2018
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January 20, 2019
Meanwhile, i am working on a case with Client that need to update the Useful Life of Fixed Assets, as they want to Increase or Decrease the Number of Depreciation Years for all fixed assets. First of All, You can update the Useful life of a certain fixed asset by Just change the No. of … Conti

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How-To: Delete Open Purchase Orders Partially Received & Invoiced
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January 08, 2019
Hello all. One of the case scenarios that one of the customers that i deal with need to delete purchase orders that are open from last years but they have been partially received and invoiced (NAV 2018). It is easy to delete purchase orders one by one, but when it came to delete hundreds of …

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Difference between Moving Average & Weighted Average
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January 03, 2019
One of the customers i used to work with asked me about how Microsoft Dynamics NAV calculate the cost of the item “Average” Method, as he is working currently on another software that use the Moving average method. As i know that Dynamics NAV using “Weighted Average” cost met

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Tips&Tricks: Handling Cash Custody Accounting Process
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December 06, 2018
A series of Tips&Trick will be located in a Tips&Tricks page on the blog to be dedicated to publish every quarter of the year the last tips and tricks that illustrate a specific function on Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Dynamics 365 Business Central) that will help consultants, administrators ,i

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Tips&Tricks: Accrued Check Accounting Process
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December 05, 2018
A series of Tips&Trick will be located in a Tips&Tricks page on the blog to be dedicated to publish every quarter of the year the last tips and tricks that illustrate a specific function on Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Dynamics 365 Business Central) that will help consultants, administrators ,i

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Tips&Tricks: Transfer Order & Costing Parameters
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December 04, 2018
A series of Tips&Trick will be located in a Tips&Tricks page on the blog to be dedicated to publish every quarter of the year the last tips and tricks that illustrate a specific function on Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Dynamics 365 Business Central) that will help consultants, administrators ,i

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5 Books
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / NAV Tips & Tricks
Amazon
November 11, 2019
This book is intended for Implementers and Consultants who want to take the most from NAV implementation. The reader is expected to be familiar with ERP Concepts and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central / NAV application.

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Tags: ERP

Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 Security
Packt Publishing
June 20, 2015
A quick guide to planning, designing and debugging operational-level security for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 implementations.

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Tags: ERP

Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 Security How-To
Packt Publishing
November 10, 2012
Secure your Dynamics AX 2012 environment with simple and practical steps.

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Tags: ERP

Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 Security How-To
Packt Publishing
November 01, 2012
Secure your Dynamics AX 2012 environment with simple and practical steps.

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Tags: ERP

Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 Security How-To
Packt Publishing
August 01, 2012
⚑ Book Details: Secure your Dynamics AX 2012 environment with simple and practical steps.

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Tags: ERP

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