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Oracle Workflow Basics

iTrain Oracle Workflow Basics training course is designed to introduce the Oracle's business process management tool of Oracle Workflow.


Learning Objectives

The Oracle Workflow Basics course is designed to introduce the Oracle's business process management (Oracle Workflow) as well as covering the functionality of the Oracle Workflow engine.

This Oracle Workflow Basics course will provide students with practical hands on exercises. Students will learn how to use Oracle Workflow to automate and streamline business processes using the Workflow Builder, and to implement the workflow functionality in the context of business applications.

Oracle Workflow Basics course will introduce the concepts of workflow management and development, as well as focus on the technical PL/SQL API's that are used to build and manage integrated workflow functions within the database. This will use version 2.6 of Workflow builder, sitting on a 10g database, but will be suitable for 9i also.


Oracle SQL

Course Content


  • Business Process Automation
  • Workflow - Case Study
  • Workflow - Technical Model
  • Workflow - Principles
  • Workflow Builder - Overview
  • Process Monitor - Overview
  • Notifications - Overview

Workflow Builder

  • Introduction to the Builder
  • The Store
  • Item Types
  • Processes
  • Developing Activities
  • Developing Transitions
  • Functions
  • Notifications
  • Messages
  • Attributes
  • Lookup types
  • Directory Service
  • View Modes

Workflow Monitor

  • Process Monitor Administration
  • Access and Control
  • Managing Transaction
  • Histories
  • Process Versions
  • Activity History
  • Error checking

Using Attributes

  • Attribute Types
  • Using attributes with Messages
  • Tokens
  • Updating Attributes

Notifications and Messages

  • Sending Messages
  • Processing Responses
  • Automation
  • Managing Groups and
  • Participants.
  • Roles
  • Email Integration
  • Message rules
  • Dynamic messages

Workflow Implementation

  • Workflow installation and
  • optimisation.
  • Workflow integration with
  • Oracle Applications.
  • Workflow integration with
  • External Applications.
  • Workflow Access, Control, and
  • Security
  • Copying Existing Items
  • Backing up Items
  • The Workflow Loader

Workflow APIs

  • Introduction to APIs
  • Managing Processes
  • Managing Notifications
  • Launching Processes
  • The WF Schema
  • Active Workflow Data Expedition and Control
  • Developing Workflow
  • procedures and functions.
  • Arguments
  • Basic API packages
  • Implementing Bespoke
  • Code
  • Maintaining bespoke procedures
  • Error Handling
  • Advanced API packages
  • Advanced Queuing overview

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