Courses & Workshops

2-4205 OpenText MBPM 9.x Delta

Duration: 2 day

After completion of the two days of the instructor led training, the student will have a good level of hands-on development experience with the standard MBPM 9 architecture and tools while obtaining the necessary skills to develop a business process management solution utilizing MBPM 9.

Specific outcomes include the ability to:

  • Compare and contrast the difference between prior versions of MBPM and Metastorm BPM 9
  • Properly utilize and maintain the system architecture of the MBPM 9 environment
  • Navigate and configure the MBPM Designer
  • Develop complete MBPM solutions
  • Develop complete MBPM projects
  • Develop and MBPM processes
  • Develop and maintain MBPM forms
  • Leverage the MBPM Designer tools
  • Develop and maintain MBPM lanes and roles
  • Develop and maintain database business objects
  • Analyze SQL commands and ProcessContext.UserInput
  • Integrate MBPM with active directory objects and attributes via LDAP
  • Integrate MBPM and web services
  • Manage process data business object parameters
  • Integrate .NET assemblies with MBPM
  • Develop and maintain C# server side scripts
  • Develop and deploy libraries
  • Promote custom functions to the Expression Builder and Visual Scripting Toolbox
  • Develop and maintain multi lingual processes (MLP)

Day 1

  • Class Introductions
    • Course Objectives, Content & Timing
    • Setting Student Objectives
  • MBPM 9 Terminology and Architecture
    • MBPM prior version Terms versus Metastorm BPM 9 Terms
    • Standard MBPM 9 Architecture
    • MBPM Web Administration Tools
    • MBPM Web Client
  • Touring the MBPM Designer
    • MBPM Layout
    • MBPM Designer Components
    • Configuring the MBPM Designer Options
  • Developing MBPM Solutions
    • MBPM File Structure
    • MBPM Solutions
    • MBPM Projects
    • MBPM Processes
    • MBPM Process Model Styles
    • MBPM Deployment
  • Business Objects and Variables
    • Business Objects
    • Variable Types
  • Forms and Form Elements
    • MBPM Forms
    • MBPM Form Elements
    • Binding Forms to Processes
    • Binding Business Objects to Forms
    • Linking Form Elements with Business Object Variables
  • MBPM Designer Tools
    • IntelliSense within the MBPM Designer
    • Expression Builder
    • Expression Builder Groups
    • Event Handlers
    • Visual Scripting Interface
    • Visual Scripting Groups and Activities
  • Group Roles and Process Lanes
    • Introduction to Roles
    • Introduction to Process Lanes
    • How Roles and Process Lanes Relate
    • Administrating Group Roles
  • Database Connections and Database Business Objects
    • Database Connection
    • Table Business Objects
    • Query Business Objects
    • Leveraging Views and Stored Procedures as Business Objects
    • Query Builder
    • External Database Integration
Day 2
  • SQL Commands and ProcessContext.UserInput
    • INSERT Statement
    • UPDATE Statement
    • DELETE Statement
    • Stored Procedure
    • ReplaceSubstrings Function
    • Grid Types
    • Business Object Index
    • ProcessContext.UserInput
  • LDAP Connections and LDAP Business Objects
    • LDAP Connections
    • LDAP Business Objects
    • For Each Loop Activity
    • Email Functionality
  • Web Services Integration
    • Web Service Connections
    • Accessing Web Service Methods and Parameters
    • Consuming Web Services
  • Process Data Business Object Parameters
    • Applying Parallel Processing
    • Configuring Parameter Values
  • Code Activity
    • Assigning Values to Variables Via Scripting
    • Leveraging Metastorm API Functions
    • Accessing .NET Assemblies
  • Server Side Scripting and Libraries
    • Developing C# Server Side Scripts
    • Promoting Functions to the Expression Builder and Visual Script Toolbox
    • Developing and Deploying Libraries
  • Multi Lingual Process (MLP)
    • MLP Explained
    • Utilizing MLP within the Metastorm BPM Project


Experienced MBPM Developers who wish to upgrade their knowledge to Metastorm BPM 9.


It is recommended that attendees have experience with Microsoft Windows (Ribbon based user interface) products, MBPM, fundamental relational database concepts, utilization of SQL statements, active directory/LDAP, web services & application development experience utilizing scripting languages such as C# and JScript.


Format Currency Price
Per Student at Open Text Site GBP  1,150.00 
Per Student at Open Text Site USD  1,790.00 

Taxes: All prices exclude VAT or other taxes where applicable (all currencies).

Extra expenses: Customer site course prices do not include instructor travel expenses, which are billed separately.

Reservations: Please provide a minimum of 3 weeks advance notice when arranging courses at customer sites.

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