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Pega 7 Fundamentals

This course is for decision makers who are responsible for determining efficiency improvements for complex business problems.

This course provides students with an overview of the Pega 7 platform. It introduces BPM and DCO, and gives students an opportunity to use the Pega Designer Studio to create an application foundation, add steps to manage a business case, define data types and create user interfaces. Note: The exercise system for this course is no longer available, although the exercises are still in the course. You can review the exercises to gain additional knowledge.


  • Knowledge of the business processes, best practices, and policies in use at your company.
  • Basic application development knowledge.
  • Familiarity with one or more project methodologies, such as Scrum, RUP, or Waterfall.

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully:

  • Understand how the Pega platform and DCO help to create more efficient BPM and case management applications
  • Describe and use basic Pega Designer Studio features to create a business case type, add stages and steps, define data object types and create data properties
  • Discuss how features of the Pega 7 platform can be used to manage data, work , integration with other systems and information such as documentation and reports

Course Outline

  1. Orientation

    • Course Overview
  2. Pegasystems Overview

    • Why Pega?
    • Operators, Portals and Cases
    • Project Management
  3. Using the Pega Designer Studio

    • Tour of the Designer Studio
    • Creating a New Pega 7 Application
    • Adding Stages to the Case Type
    • Adding Steps to Case Stages
    • Configuring Process Flow
  4. Working with Data

    • Creating Data Object Types
    • Creating the User Interface
  5. Wrap-Up

    • Managing Information and Accessing Resources

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  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Platform Version


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