Configuring aspenONE Supply Chain Management Applications (advanced skills development for modelers)

Course Id:  SM906   |   Duration:  4.00 day(s)   |   CEUs Awarded:  2.8   |   Level:  Introductory


Course Objective

To provide an introduction to Aspen Supply Chain Management Applications. Emphasis is placed on learning how to configure Aspen SCM applications, move data in and out of applications, manipulate data via commands, macros, and rules, design user interfaces via dialogs, graphs, menus, workspaces and reports, and use application basics such as utility programs, case size management, and security. The course is an overview of the nature of Aspen Supply Chain Management, and how to successfully implement this SCM into your environment.

Course Overview

The training approach for this topic requires more flexibility than a public course can provide. This course description is offered to provide a starting point in considering training needs. Please contact a training coordinator so that AspenTech's Global Services team can propose an appropriate agenda and approach according to your specific needs.

  • Learn how to configure Aspen SCM applications.
  • Understand the available development tools
  • Learn how to:
    • Move data in and out of applications
    • Manipulate data via commands, macros, and rules
    • Design user interfaces via dialogs, graphs, menus, workspaces and reports
    • Use application basics such as utility programs, case size management, and security

Benefits

  • Rapidly apply skills to Aspen SCM applications
  • Be able to participate actively in the design and execution of projects involving development of Aspen SCM applications

Audience

Modelers, implementers, or system programmers.

Approach

  • Provides extensive hands-on and realistic problem solving exercises around principle topic areas
  • Detailed course notes are provided
  • Course is highly intensive - please make travel arrangements to allow for two full days attendance

Prerequisites

  • Understand navigation & functionality of Aspen SCM applications
  • Some programming skills

Class Schedule

Class Agenda

SM906: Configuring aspenONE Supply Chain Management Applications (advanced skills development for modelers)

Introduction

  • Discuss the Aspen SCM architecture, define Aspen SCM development tools, and explain the course problem

Lesson 1: Getting Ready
  • Create sets/tables (required to model the business problem)
  • Populate sets/tables with data residing in the case

Lesson 2: Manipulating Data: Commands
  • Manipulate data using Aspen SCM commands

Lesson 3:Manipulating Data: Calculations
  • Manipulate data using set/table operations and table multiplication

Lesson 4: Application Basics
  • Understand and use various application commands
  • Remove duplicates
  • Retrieve lost data
  • Organize Aspen SCM files

Lesson 5: Writing Macros
  • Create macros
  • Run macros
  • Debug macros
  • Select data based on advanced queries

Lesson 6: Writing Rules: Basics
  • Define expert system rules
  • Identify rule components

Lesson 7: Writing Rules: Essentials
  • Understand required sets/tables for rules
  • Trace rule execution problems

Lesson 8: Writing Rules: Evaluating
  • Write simple rules
  • Evaluate rules

Lesson 9: Rule Techniques
  • Understand truth and predicates
  • Know the behavior of local/global variables
  • Pass values between rules
  • Perform looping

Lesson 10: Applying Your Skills
  • Complete an exercise designed to apply the skills learned in the previous lessons

Lesson 11: Writing Rules: Functions
  • Manage set size
  • Perform string manipulations

Lesson 12: Applying Your Skills
  • Complete an exercise designed to apply the skills learned in the previous lessons

Lesson 13: Advanced Topics
  • Understand advanced data manipulation
  • Using format data command without input and output (keep and expand upon)

Lesson 14: Creating Dialogs
  • Create effective dialogs tailored to users
  • Use various dialog commands
  • Define controls and their resources
  • Use the Dialog Builder

Lesson 15, 16: Data Import and Data Export via CAPS
  • Moving data into Aspen SCM from legacy/ERP systems, databases, flat files, and other cases
  • Using Aspen SCM rules, macros, and commands to move data (IMPCTL, EXPCTL, etc)
  • Generate reports
  • Moving data out of Aspen SCM

Lesson 17: Summary
  • Review the Aspen SCM tools covered in the course

Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.