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Introduction to CONTROL-M for z/OS


3 hours


The Introduction to Control-M for z/OS course begins by describing the need for workload scheduling, introducing BMC Control-M for z/OS and describing its general function. It then looks at how this product is accessed using a traditional 3270 interface, as well as the Control-M EM GUI.


Personnel requiring background knowledge of Control-M for z/OS.


Knowledge of IBM hardware, software, terminology, and general z/OS job processing concepts.


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

    • Describe how Control-M for z/OS processes jobs
    • Access and navigate Control-M for z/OS, using 3270 and GUI interfaces

Course Content

Control-M for z/OS – Concepts

Evolution of Batch Processing
Today’s Batch Processing Needs
The Role of Control-M for z/OS
Control-M Key Users
Control-M Functional Components
Ordering and Forcing Concepts
Complimentary Control-M Products

Using Control-M for z/OS

Accessing Control-M for z/OS Using the 3270 and GUI Interfaces
Screen Formats
Navigating the Control-M Product
Control-M Options and General Functionality

Introduction to Control-M for z/OS Mastery Test