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Introduction to Pega Platform

This course is for anyone who wants to learn the core principles of model-driven application design using the Pega Platform to build a visual model of a business application and design a user interface that works across platforms and channels.

In this course, you learn the core principles of application development using Pega Platform, preparing you for further Pega Academy training. Demonstrations help solidify your understanding of these core principles by guiding you in exploring the Pega Platform development environment and how to build and modify a basic Pega application. Delivered on v7.3, demonstrations in this course are designed to enable users on v7.3 and v7.4. You may notice slight navigation changes between versions.

What you'll learn

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

  • Explain the benefits of application development using Pega Platform and model-driven application design
  • Describe the navigational elements of the Pega Platform portals
  • Use Pega Platform to build a basic application — designing the case, the data model, and UI
  • Describe and differentiate the roles and responsibilities of team members during the design, build and production phases of the application build

Course Outline

  1. Pega Platform

    • Before you begin
    • Pega Platform
    • Configuring a Pega Platform application
    • Best practices and application development guardrails
    • Course summary

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  • Skill Level


  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Platform Version

    7.3, 7.4

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