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Scheduling with Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS


6 hours


The Scheduling with Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS course explains how JCL is configured for the Tivoli Workload Scheduler environment and how job schedules are created.


Personnel responsible for creating and maintaining scheduling definitions within Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS.


  • Concepts and general working knowledge of Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS
  • Knowledge of your organization’s batch processing flows
  • Understanding Job Control Language


    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Modify JCL to handle Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS variable substitution and automatic restart and recovery
  • Create Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS definitions for workstations, resources, calendars and periods
  • Define attributes for applications and associated operations
  • Schedule applications

Course Content

Working with JCL

Identifying Scheduling Requirements
Working with JCL Variables
Coding Other OPC JCL Statements
Creating Error Code Definitions

Creating Workstation, Resource and Calendar Definitions

Creating Workstation Definitions
Creating Special Resources
Defining Calendars and Periods

Creating and Scheduling Applications

Creating an Application Description
Scheduling Applications
Defining Event Triggered Tracking Criteria

Defining Operation Prerequisites

Creating Operation Predecessors
Assigning Resources to Operations

Creating Operation Definitions

Defining General Operation Attributes
Creating Job Setup
Print and WTO operation definitions

Scheduling with Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS Mastery Test

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