Introduction to aspenONE Supply Chain Management for Modelers

Learn the new configuration steps for the aspenONE Supply Chain Management (Aspen SCM) product suite. Learn how to configure the new user interface of the Aspen SCM product suite. Improve configuration expertise to support new version implementation and perform upgrades from previous versions.


Supply chain management modelers with experience using Aspen SCM .

Training Details

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    4 day(s)

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  • Develop skills to help configure the new user interface of Aspen SCM
  • Understand the changes made to Aspen SCM with the introduction of XML
  • Improve configuration expertise to support new implementation and perform upgrades from previous versions


  • Course notes containing lecture materials, examples, and workshops are provided
  • Basic examples and exercises are used to  demonstrate the capabilities of the new user interface
  • Lecture topics are reinforced with workshops throughout the day
  • Questions relating the course material to the old user interface are encouraged


  • Prior knowledge of XML through online courses or experience
  • Strong understanding of configuration and workflow in Aspen SCM
Recommended Reading
Chapter 1 of “K. Goldberg. XML: A Visual QuickStart Guide (2nd Edition). ISBN:  978-0321559678. 2008. Peachpit Press.” The book is available in Paperback and E-book versions through and Barnes & Noble stores.


Lesson 1: Introduction to Aspen SCM
  • List the benefits of User Interface
  • Compare and contrast how the User Interface has changed from old interface
  • Discuss the major Components of User Interface
  • Detail the Upgrade Elements

Lesson 2: Navigation Pane, Role-based Configuration, and Action Steps
  • Discuss how XML has been adapted to Aspen SCM
  • Introduce the structures created for building the Navigation Pane
  • Understand the Action and Action Steps configurations
  • Demonstrate the configuration to create new users, roles and assignments
  • Workshop: Create a new Navigation Pane and Run Action element and configure it for relevant Roles.

Lesson 3: Data Viewer Configuration
  • Discuss and demonstrate how tables and commands are used to configure the custom Data Viewer screen
  • Show detailed steps to create Advanced Filters and Global Filters for Data Viewer screens
  • Workshop: Create a new Set Viewer and a new Data Viewer screen and link it to the Navigation Pane

Lesson 4: XML Programming for Custom Screen Creation
  • Define View and View Model
  • Discuss the purpose and usage of Watch list
  • Demonstrate different screen definitions
  • Workshop: Build a custom screen and link it to a new Navigation Pane node

Lesson 5:  Panel Configuration
  • Setup View Settings, Properties and Advanced Filter Panels
  • Workshop: Build a new Panel in the previously created custom screen

Lesson 6: Ribbon Configuration
  • Discuss steps to create a contextual ribbon
  • Demonstrate how to connect to buttons in the standard ribbons
  • Workshop: Create a contextual ribbon for an existing screen

Lesson 7: Planning Board Configuration
  • Introduce the new Planning Board and review conversion steps
  • Show the Planning Board tools (including Add before/after/new, Reports drop-down menu and Demand Filtering)
  • Demonstrate how to connect to the Planning Board tools

Lesson 8: Tracing Capabilities of Aspen SCM
  • Examine the XTRACE logging feature
  • Stress importance of Order of State Groups through a Trace Example

Lesson 9: Overview of the Upgrade Process
  • Review upgrade considerations
  • Outline steps for successful upgrade
  • Review configuration best practices

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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.