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Hands-on training

Get the most out of your QAD solutions

Explore Training is an opportunity to work together with QAD experts in a hands-on environment. Explore 2014 training is geared toward a range of customer roles, from finance managers and end users to IT business analysts and developers. You will walk away with new ideas on how to optimize your QAD ERP solutions to better meet your business needs. Training classes offered:

*Training spots are limited. To guarantee availability, please book your training class at time of Explore registration. Training may overlap desired breakout sessions.

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Navigate through the main features and functions of QAD Enterprise Financials and learn how QAD Enterprise Financials can help drive a healthier bottom line for manufacturing enterprises. Extensive hands-on exercises provide an ideal introduction to the scenario-based approach used in the more detailed Enterprise Financials Fundamentals and Advanced Enterprise Financials training courses regularly offered by QAD.

Course dates/times: Tuesday May 6th, 1:30-5:00 PM, and Wednesday May 7th, 1:30-5:00 PM

Course fee: $600 USD

Intended audience: QAD end users and finance managers looking for an introduction to and first hands-on experience with Enterprise Financials.

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Report Writing with QAD Enterprise Financials

Designed for individuals that have experience with QAD Enterprise Financials, this course enables you to build out powerful financial reporting and bring your use of financial data to the next level. Exercises focus on using our Financial Report Writer, creating Operational Metrics and building Dashboards. This course covers the creation of advanced single entity financial reports and more complex consolidated reporting including reporting currency and COA translations.

Course dates/times: Thursday May 8th, 1:30-5:30 PM, and Friday May 9th, 9:00 AM -12:00 PM

Course fee: $600 USD

Intended audience: QAD finance end users, finance managers, financial controllers and IT business analysts specializing in finance. In order to fully benefit from this course, attendees should have prior knowledge of the usage of Enterprise Financials and the core Enterprise Financials concepts.

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QAD Business Process Management (BPM)

During this course participants will gain foundational BPM knowledge along with hands-on experience with QAD BPM. BPM provides a comprehensive suite of embedded tools that allows you to move from menu based to process driven usage of your QAD Enterprise Applications and to expand continuous improvement activities to your supporting operations. You can develop your own or choose from standard process templates that can easily be tailored to meet your needs. 

Course dates/times:
Option A: Tuesday May 6th, 1:30-5:00 PM, and Wednesday May 7th, 1:30-5:00 PM
Option B: Thursday May 8th, 1:30-5:00 PM, and Friday May 9th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Session topics include:

  • Overview of business process modeling and its notation standards
  • End user experience of QAD BPM in the QAD .Net UI
  • Building, deploying and testing changes to existing business processes
  • Managing task responsibility/ownership
  • Using business rules in a business process
  • Understanding informal Review/Approval tasks
  • Review of QAD Standard Templates
  • Implementation considerations and requirements
  • Identifying BPM target areas and benefits

By the end of class you will have an understanding of BPM, QAD's solution, be able to identify where QAD BPM capabilities can be used in your organization, and start building a business case for QAD BPM.

Course fee: $600 USD

Intended audience: Business Analysts and Developers

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Work Smarter, Faster with .NET UI Workspaces Tailored to Your Role

Learn more about QAD Enterprise Applications role-based centers, the innovation that unites multiple discrete tasks in a single view, providing users with one-click access to the most commonly required functions and reports. Working hands-on with our .NET user interface you'll explore the collections and dashboards available for specific roles, and you'll understand what you can take advantage of right now to increase efficiency and improve the overall user experience.

Course dates/times:
Option 1: Tuesday May 6th, 1:30-5:00 PM, and Wednesday May 7th, 1:30-5:00 PM
Option 2: Thursday May 8th, 1:30-5:00 PM, and Friday May 9th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Course fee: $600 USD

As class progresses, you'll learn how to modify existing centers to fit different data access needs.

In class exercises include:

  • adding and/or replacing browses and tabs
  • adding menu links and buttons
  • adding reports

In addition to modifying centers, you'll configure dashboards for the various roles and create new dashboards for additional roles. Finally, you'll work with the QAD Reporting Framework to create simple, custom reports.

Intended audience: Business Analysts, Power Users, Developers & IT Managers looking to provide a richer QAD user experience for their organizations.