Infor Announces their PCM Training Schedule
Date Posted: 12-18-2014
Infor Education has a 3 day instructor-led PCM training course available on our public schedule that can also be delivered privately at your location, the course agenda is below:
PCM: Infor Product Configurator
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Recount the sales and pricing rules.
- Recall basic functions and expressions in Infor Product Configurator.
- Explain how to create and effectively use option lists, matrices, and variables.
- Explain how to use the Infor Product Configurator.
This training is for version: 8.0. Previous course name/code: BuyDesign Configurator 101.
Course duration 24 hours
To optimize your learning experience, Infor recommends that you have the following knowledge prior to attending this course:
- Microsoft Excel – formulas and functions
|Lesson||Lesson title||Learning objectives|
|Course overview||· Recount the sales and pricing rules.
· Recall basic functions and expressions in Infor Product Configurator.
· Explain how to create and effectively use option lists, matrices, and variables.
· Explain how to use the Infor Product Configurator.
|Lesson 1||Product Configurator Management (PCM) Overview||· Explain the Infor organization.
· Define Product Configurator Management (PCM).
· Define the Infor Product Configurator.
· Identify the elements of the Infor Product Configurator.
|Lesson 2||Infor Product Configurator Applications and Navigation||· List the four applications that make up Infor Product Configurator.
· Recognize the purpose of Update Management System (UMS).
· Discuss how Enterprise Manager (EM) assists in application management.
· Describe Design Studio and become familiar with the available tools.
· Describe the Configurator Simulator.
|Lesson 3||Fundamental Structures and Concepts||· Define and build ruleset hierarchies.
· Explain the concepts of rulesets, inheritance, namespaces, and rules.
|Lesson 4||Receive User Input||· Explain how to receive input from an end user through the use of component attributes, option lists, and Screen rules.|
|Lesson 5||Manipulate User Input||· Define how to manipulate the end user’s input via Variable rules and working variables.|
|Lesson 6||Test, Debug, and Troubleshoot||· Identify how to test, debug, and troubleshoot critical errors and unexpected results received while testing created rulesets.|
|Lesson 7||Provide Feedback to User||· List responses to an end user through Message and Detail rules.|
|Lesson 8||Enhance the User Experience||· Identify additional options in Screen rules used to enhance the end user’s experience.|
|Lesson 9||Rule Organization||· Explain how to use indentation of rules and Condition rules for organizational purposes.|
|Lesson 10||Execute Rules Conditionally||· Identify rules based on a condition.|
|Lesson 11||Setting Defaults||· Define default values.|
|Lesson 12||Dynamic Filtering in Option Lists||· Explain how to use Variable rules to manipulate settings based on an end user selection.
· Define option list groups.
|Lesson 13||Configure Sub- Assemblies or Sub-Components||· Explain how to create sub-assemblies and sub-components through a Create Component rule.|
|Lesson 14||Variable Scoping||· Identify potential issues caused by a Create Component rule.|
|Lesson 15||Build Reusable Rules||· Explain how to build reusable rules through a sub-routine rule called an Include Ruleset and Include Ruleset rule.|
|Lesson 16||Retrieve a Single Value Based on Multiple Inputs||· Explain the steps to create and execute matrices which provide multiple inputs to generate an output and perform comparisons on string and numeric values.|
|Lesson 17||Retrieve Multiple Values Based on Multiple Inputs||· List the steps to create and execute collections which provide multiple inputs to generate multiple outputs.|
|Lesson 18||Repeat a Series of Rules Within a Configuration||· List the steps to create and execute a series of rules multiple times through the use of a Loop rule and array component attributes.|
|Lesson 19||Reconfiguration and Rollback||· Discuss ways to adjust rule execution to react to reconfiguration and rollback scenarios.|
|Lesson 20||Designing Rules for Alternate Languages||· List the steps to design rules for alternate languages based on their role using custom views.|
|Course Summary||· Debrief course.|
Infor PCM Public Training Schedule
|Course NameClick on course name for information and registration||Location Name||Start Date||End Date|
|PCM: Infor Product Configurator Foundation||Columbus OH, US||20-Jan||22-Jan|
|PCM: Infor Product Configurator Foundation||Columbus OH, US||17-Feb||19-Feb|
|PCM: Infor Product Configurator Foundation||Columbus OH, US||24-Mar||26-Mar|
|PCM: Infor Product Configurator Foundation||Columbus OH, US||21-Apr||23-Apr|
|PCM: Infor Product Configurator Foundation||Columbus OH, US||19-May||21-May|
If you are interested in attending one of the courses listed below or having this run as a private course please contact Matt Olp (Matt.Olp@Infor.com or 651-767-6558).
You may also contact Matt if you are interested in receiving an email with the new public training schedule at the beginning of each month.