This course is designed to teach you how to use z/OS job control language (JCL) and selected z/OS utility programs in an online batch environment. Both Storage Management Subsystem (SMS) and non-SMS JCL are discussed. Machine lab exercises complement the lecture material.

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Learning Objectives

Skills gained at course completion:
Code basic JCL statements using proper syntax and coding rules, including JCL for:
Creating new data sets
Referencing existing data sets
Condition code testing
IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF constructs
Generation data groups
Output routing
JCL enhancements introduced by various releases of Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS), OS/390, and z/OS
Identify Storage Management Subsystem requirements
Code instream and cataloged procedures
Use symbolic parameters in procedures
Code procedure overrides and additions super
Use selected utility programs
Describe tape processing facilities
Code sort and merge control statements and associated JCL statements
Recognize and resolve common abnormal terminations (ABENDs)

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Cost: $ 3,875

Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)

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