When looking for a business management solution supporting business processes in mid sized and large companies, Microsoft Dynamics AX is likelyto be your favorite. Because of its deep functional and technological integration, it is as well a good choice for universities teaching ERP systems. Reading This Book Theprimary purpose of this book is to provide you with a good knowledge of thestandard application concept and functionality, which is required to run business processes in Mi crosoft Dynamics AX 2009. This book therefore is for you, if you arean enduser, student or consultant, interested in learning how to use Dynamics AX. Going beyond the operations on the user interface, you will also learn how thedifferent parts of the application tie together. As a result, you will as well take advantage learning the end to endapplication concept, if you are a system administrator, developer, IT execu tive or experienced consultant not knowing the complete application already. Actually working in an application is the best way to learn it. Therefore, the chapters of this book include exercises that build up on each other in a comprehensive case study. If you need support to solve the exercises, you may access a free download of sample solutions. This book is the English version of the successful book "Grundkurs Microsoft Dynam ics AX", recommended by Microsoft in Germany. Based on the second edition of the Ger man volume, it includes the core improvements of Dynamics AX in version AX 2009.