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CA 7 Workload Automation – Scheduling Batch Processing


6 hours


This course describes job attributes required when defining a job in CA 7 and explains how CA 7 keeps track of data sets used by jobs under its control. The Date/Time and Event driven scheduling methods are discussed thoroughly along with manual methods used to run ad-hoc jobs under CA 7.


Production scheduling personnel that need to create and maintain CA 7 job schedules


Completion of the Introduction to CA Workload Automation – CA 7® Edition course


After completing this course, the student will be able to identify how to:

  • Define a job to CA 7
  • Describe how data sets are used by CA 7
  • Schedule a job using date and time criteria
  • Define job and data set triggers
  • Manually request jobs to run through CA 7
  • Define job and data set dependencies
  • Create manual scheduling requirements

Course Content

Job Definition

Creating a CA 7 Job Definition
Job Definition Fields

Data Set Requirements

Loading Jobs into CA 7
Maintaining Data Set Definitions
Displaying Data Set Associations

Date and Time Driven Scheduling

Date/ Time Driven Scheduling Concepts
Defining Data/ Time Driven Schedules
Resolving Job Schedules
Modifying Resolved Schedule Dates

Event Driven Scheduling

Defining Job Triggers
Defining Data Set Triggers
Demanding Jobs

Defining Scheduling Requirements

Scheduling Requirements
Defining Data Set Dependencies
Defining Job Dependencies
Defining Manual Requirements

CA 7 Workload Automation – Scheduling Batch Processing Mastery Test