GECS Online Course Catalog
Welcome to the Global ECS Online Training Center. The courses below are designed to help you take full advantage of your investment in Global ECS. They will help you unleash the full power of the Global ECS System as well as maximize your ROI. Global ECS Online Training will be conducted by one of our Global ECS experts and will be delivered via your browser and telephone. Each course is completely interactive and will include hands-on demonstrations and Q&A sessions. You will receive a course guide prior to your session so that you may print it out for note taking purposes.
The cost of each class is only $250 per student. Please contact our Global ECS Sales Team for special pricing if you have a large number of GECS users that you need to train. To complete enrollment in any class, you will need to know your license number and have a purchase order number. If you wish to pay by credit card, please leave the purchase order number field on the enrollment form blank and you will be contacted by a member of the Global ECS Sales Team to complete your enrollment.
This course is the first of two Scheduler courses. It will provide an overview of the various methods for creating jobs in the Global ECS system. You will learn how to use the Global ECS Administrator program to input jobs through the Jobs, Batches and Studio modules. Schedule and run sample jobs. You will also learn how to use the Global ECS Browser Based client programs. You will discover how to easily have your own or third party applications create jobs in Global ECS by using ASCII text WRK files. The differences between using each method of job creation and common practices for each will be discussed.
SCHEDULE : Every Monday 11:30AM - 1:30PM CST
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This course is the second of two Scheduler’s courses. You will learn how to take full advantage of the Global ECS scheduling tools and techniques. You will learn how to schedule jobs to repeat using Absolute, Relative, Day of the Week or Special Schedules. Learn the differences between Dynamic and Static scheduling models. The use of custom Calendars for rescheduling, setting up valid time periods for jobs to run and using Vacation periods will be covered. You will also learn how to set/limit the number of times a job should run. The use of Trigger Files, Job Dependencies, Event Dependencies, user definable Resources and Job Priorities will be covered. This course does an excellent job of helping you set up, fine-tune and manage your production schedule using the Global ECS System.
SCHEDULE : Every Tuesday 11:30AM - 1:30PM CST
This is the first of two Administrator courses. It is tailored for GECS Administrators. It covers system requirements, GECS architecture and Global ECS system setup. This includes installation of the GECS components, setting up user’s workstations, creating Global ECS security profiles, adding new users, as well as setting up and creating Agent records. You will learn how to set up and fine-tune the Global ECS System in a distributed environment. Proper set up and configuration parameters of the GECS DBMS and Controller programs. Overview of GECS System Events and Configuring Event Definitions.
SCHEDULE : Every Thursday 11:30AM - 1:30PM CST
In this course, you will learn how to monitor and manage your production schedule using the Global ECS Administrator. You will learn how to create customized views of your Jobs and Events. Administrator’s filtering capabilities allow information to stay manageable. You will learn how to check the status of Jobs as well as the various Global ECS System components.
You will be instructed on how to schedule and remove Batches from your production environment. The following scenarios and how to manage them will be covered:
jobs have failed,
jobs need to be manually stopped,
jobs need to be rerun,
jobs need to be skipped and rescheduled,
jobs need to be put on hold,
jobs need to be run ignoring dependencies and much more.
SCHEDULE : Every Wednesday 11:30AM - 1:30PM CST
This is the second day of the Administrator’s course. Event Notification and email setup will be covered. Overview of Accounting Features. Security and Certificate Management is described. You will also learn how to start and manage the GECS Components including the DBMS, Controller, Web Manager and Agents. Show how to update license information. We will provide an overview of GECS command line utilities and suggestions for backing up the Global ECS system. Disaster recovery will also be covered.
SCHEDULE : Every Friday 11:30AM - 1:30PM CST
This course will provide information on the new enhancements included in the current version. It will cover the major differences between the current version of GECS and the previous version. It will provide suggestions for making your new GECS system more tailored to your needs. It also covers the steps you need to take to upgrade your systems to this new version.
SCHEDULE : Every Wednesday 2:00PM - 4:00PM CST