Courses & Workshops

4-4202 OpenText MBPM 9.x Foundation

Duration: 5 day

After completion of the full five 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:

  • Leverage the standard system architecture components of the MBPM application
  • Develop complete MBPM applications
  • Integrate MBPM with external databases, active directory/LDAP, and web services

Day 1

  • Class Introductions
    • Course Objectives
    • Setting Student Objectives
  • MBPM Key Concepts and Architecture
    • MBPM 9 Terminology and Concepts
    • Standard MBPM 9 Architecture
    • Navigation of the MBPM Web Client
  • Tour of the MBPM Designer
    • MBPM Layout
    • MBPM Designer Components
    • Configuring the MBPM Designer Options
  • Developing a MBPM Solution
    • MBPM Solutions
    • MBPM Projects
    • MBPM Processes
    • High Level View of Stage and Action Types
    • MBPM Process Model Styles
    • MBPM Solution File Structure
    • MBPM Validation
    • MBPM Deployment
  • Introduction to Business Objects and Variables
    • Business Object Summary
    • Variable Types
    • Variable Data Types
  • Developing Form
    • MBPM Forms
    • High Level View of MBPM Form Controls
    • Binding Business Objects to Forms
    • Binding Forms to Processes
    • Linking Form Controls with Business Object Variables
    • Binding Forms to Process Stages and Actions
  • Defining Logical Decisions and Conditional Actions
    • Introduction to the Expression Builder
    • Introduction to the Condition Builder
    • Defining Logical Conditions
  • Group Roles and Process Lanes
    • Introduction to Roles
    • Introduction to Process Lanes
    • How Roles and Process Lanes Relate
    • Administrating Group Roles
Day 2
  • Building on Process and Form Basics
    • Creating Users via the MBPM Administration Tool
    • Re-open Folder Function
    • Stages Order Function
    • Form Templates
  • Designer Tools
    • IntelliSense Feature
    • Building Expressions with the Expression Builder Toolo Building Scripts with Visual Scripting Tool
  • Form Control Features
    • Developing Form Segments
    • Form Field Dependencies
    • Visibility Depends On
Day 3
  • Database Connections and Business Objects
  • Connection Types
  • Developing Database Connections
  • Database Business Object Types
  • Query Builder Tool
  • SELECT SQL Statements
  • Visual Script Database Activities
  • Solution Tables, Administration Forms, and Grids
    • Developing Solution Tables
    • Developing Administration Groups and Forms
    • Grid Types
    • Grid Column Types
    • ProcessContext.UserInput Variable
  • Advanced Roles
    • Defining the Differences Between Group and Dynamic Roles
    • Default MBPM Roles
    • Developing Dynamic Roles
    • Loop-back Action Role Options
  • Reports
    • Developing Report Groups and Reports
    • Report Design Structure
    • Report Bands
    • Report Controls
    Day 4
    • Parallel Processing Part 1
      • Sequential Processing versus Parallel Processing
      • Linked Process Stage Details
      • Rendezvous Action Details
      • Flag Action Details
      • Accessing Parent Data
    • Parallel Processing Part 2
      • Review of the Process Data Business Object
      • Utilizing Expressions in the Default Business Object Parameter
    • Advanced Flags
      • Flag Component and Details
      • How to Raise a Flag
      • Use of Flag Actions in a Process
      • Flag Action Details
    • Clone New Folder
    • Clone New Folder Function
    • Clone New Folder Data
  • Auto Forward Folder
    • Auto Forward Folder Function
    • Auto Forward Folder Property
  • LDAP Connection and Business Object
    • Developing LDAP Connections
    • Developing LDAP Business Object
    • Visual Script For Each Loop Activity
    • Visual Script Email Activity
    • Business Object Count
    Day 5
    • Web Service Connections and Integration
      • Developing Web Service Connections
      • Accessing the Web Service Methods and Parameters
      • Promoting Methods to the Expression Builder
      • Consuming Web Services within a Process
    • Client Side Scripts
      • Defining the Purpose of Client Scripts
      • Defining Client Side Script Events
      • Defining Client Side Script Methods
      • Client Side Script Method Syntax
      • Client Side Script Editor Tool
      • Calling Client Side Scripts
    • Code Activity
      • Defining the Visual Script Code Activity
      • Assigning Values to Variables via C# and the MBPM API
      • Updating Business Object Variables via C#
      • 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 MBPM Project


    Software Developer, Solution Architect, Integrator, Software Engineer, QA\Testing, Technical Consultant, Programmer Analyst, Web Developer


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


    Format Currency Price
    Per Student at Open Text Site € - Benelux  3,500.00 
    Per Student at Open Text Site € - Germany  3,500.00 
    Per Student at Open Text Site € - Spain  3,000.00 
    Per Student at Open Text Site AUD  4,000.00 
    Per Student at Open Text Site GBP  2,750.00 
    Per Student at Open Text Site SGD  4,000.00 
    Per Student at Open Text Site USD  4,475.00 

    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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