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NetSuite training: improve your knowledge online

By Anice McNamee

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Tired of searching for NetSuite training online? Here’s a selection of websites to help end your search!

When you’re a NetSuite beginner or trying to find something specific to learn about, it’s not that easy to find training for NetSuite software online. To help you, we’ve pulled together some examples of online NetSuite training courses, videos and chat groups all in one place.

If you have any recommendations for training that we haven’t included or advice you’d like to share please add it into the comments section. We’d love to hear from you.

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– SuiteTraining
– NetSuite’s YouTube Channel
– SuiteAnswers
– NoFrills NetSuite training
– A2Q2 NetSuite blog
– The NetSuite knowledge base
– Pocket Buddha
– NetSuite SubReddit group
– Stoic Software YouTube Channel
– Walkme: Digital Adoption Platform
– NetSuite for Dummies by Julie Kelly

NetSuite Training & Certification (Official) – SuiteTraining

The first place to head for your NetSuite training is the official training offered by the platform itself. The training is available through SuiteTraining and covers all of the different aspects of working with the software:

  • Setting up and configuring.
  • Managing and maintaining.
  • Industry-specific training options.
  • Automating business processes and customizing.
  • Integrating applications.

The courses are available at various times and you can fit them into your own schedule.

Thinking of studying for NetSuite Certifications?

Once you’ve completed all of your training on NetSuite you could take one, or all, of the NetSuite Certifications that the software company offers.

They’re good to add to your resume to show your in-depth NetSuite knowledge alongside work experience. 

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NetSuite YouTube Channel (Official):

NetSuite does have a few training videos on its YouTube channel. Some are short introductions to topics and others have more in-depth information.

Topics covered include:

  • Logging in and security best practice.
  • Navigating NetSuite.
  • Working with lists.
  • Add an SMT area to a template.
  • Configure SuiteCommerce advanced image settings.

SuiteAnswers (Official)

To round off the NetSuite training and help offered by the company itself, let’s look at SuiteAnswers. This is a  searchable knowledge center and is accessible when you’re logged into the NetSuite platform through the support tab.

You can ask questions of your NetSuite peers and find answers to queries that have already been asked.

NoFrills NetSuite Training

The NoFrills NetSuite Training company has been offering online NetSuite training for around 10 years. Here’s what they have to say about their training style:

“We believe in the 80-20 Rule – just 20% of the knowledge can get you 80% percent of the way there.”

The courses they have available cover specific aspects of the NetSuite platform:

  • Accounts payable and receivable.
  • General accounting.
  • Items and inventory.
  • Warehouse and logistics.
  • Salesforce automation.
  • Marketing automation.
  • Searches, reports and the dashboard.
  • NetSuite fundamentals.

NoFrills NetSuite Training also offers some free training videos on their website covering:

  • Best practice when emailing transactions.
  • Pivot data on the dashboard.
  • Tip to use dropdown more efficiently.

The free content gives you an idea of what the paid training will be like, so you can decide in advance if it’s right for your needs.

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A2Q2 NetSuite Blog

This an interesting blog where the CEO of A2Q2, Kim Le, regularly shares NetSuite training videos. Each video covers a different NetSuite activity.

Here are examples of some of the content available:

  • How to enter a budget in NetSuite.
  • Personalizing the NetSuite dashboard layout.
  • Creating employee-based searches in NetSuite.
  • Editing employee details in NetSuite.
  • Memorize a journal entry.

There are over 100 short training videos that have been produced with an informal, easy to follow style. There are also written versions of the training included alongside the videos.

The NetSuite Knowledge Base

This knowledge base has been created by The Vested Group. It’s made up of a collection of blog posts, that are added to regularly, that offer advice on a range of NetSuite activities.

Examples of the content available to access are:

  • Financials.
  • Tips and tricks.
  • Workflow.
  • Forms and documents.

The company is offering the information in the ‘hopes that we can make your NetSuite experience a little better.’  If you are unable to find answers to your questions there, they invite readers to email the support team and ask them directly.

Pocket Buddha

Pocket Buddha is an excellent training resource for members of staff who will be using NetSuite. The site contains over 500 pages of training guides, and more than 100 training videos.

Examples of the content available to access are:

  • Netsuite user orientation
  • NetSuite activities
  • Sales rep training

You can also install an instant help widget that will provide relevant training depending on your role and the exact page you are on.

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NetSuite SubReddit group

This isn’t technically a link to training for NetSuite but it’s a great resource where you can ask questions and search for answers to any queries that you have.

Stoic Software (YouTube Channel) – SuiteScript 2.0 training

If you’re looking for some training for SuiteScript, this YouTube channel offers a number of videos around ScriptSuite 2.0.

Walkme: Digital Adoption Platform (DAP)

Walkme offers a different sort of NetSuite training. It’s a Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) which basically means that it sits on your PC alongside NetSuite and when you have a problem or you can’t remember how to do something, it offers real-time assistance to get you back on track.

For a fee, it can be customized to your system and offers unlimited real-time assistance. You can get a quote from them on their pricing information web page.

But, you can get limited access to a free plan which includes these features:

  • Three walk-throughs.
  • Up to five steps per walk-through.
  • 300 assists per month.
  • Basic online support.

Walkme will definitely offer good support for users after they have already had some NetSuite training.

Cost: Request a quote for full access. There is a free limited access plan available. 

NetSuite for Dummies by Julie Kelly (Book)

NetSuite for Dummies was released in 2010 so it’s not completely up to date with the new versions of NetSuite software, but it could be a cheaper option to get started with NetSuite training if you’re a beginner. Read the reviews and decide for yourself.

Before you start any NetSuite training

It’s important that you thoroughly review any NetSuite training you decide to take. Ensure it’s right for you or your business before you invest any money in it.

Anderson Frank doesn’t have affiliations with any of the training companies we’ve mentioned in this post, we’re just trying to direct you to some interesting training options to help you make better use of the NetSuite platform. If you have any queries about the content or costs of any of the NetSuite training shared here, please contact the companies directly and they’ll be able to help you.

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