IBM Sterling Configurator Visual Modeler Fundamentals (6T853)

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About this Course

This 2-day instructor-led course provides you with an overview on Sterling Configurator Visual Modeler. It enables you (item and pricing administrators) to configure and maintain Models that are used by customers to configure items of their choice.

This course teaches you the techniques, tools, and recommended practices that can be used to create Model Groups, Models, Option Classes, Option Items, and Option Class Groups. It also helps you create properties and rules that are associated with the Models to enable customers pick the correct items when building items of their choice.

In addition to the basic concepts, this course provides hands-on and demonstration exercises along with the informational content. The hands-on exercises enable you to practice certain tasks on the system while the demo exercises help to reinforce the concepts you learned.

Audience Profile

This basic course is designed for the Item and Pricing Administrators to create various Models.

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate high-level understanding of Sterling Configurator Visual Modeler concepts.
  • Configure Models and Model Groups.
  • Configure Option Classes and Option Groups.
  • Define Properties and Lists to work along with the Model.
  • Configure Rules and Option Constraints.
  • Explain miscellaneous functionalities integral to Sterling Configurator Visual Modeler.


You should have completed:

  • Supply Chain Concepts (Online Tutorial)
  • Item and Pricing Configurations Instructor-Led course

Course Outline

Lesson 1. Product Overview

Lesson 2: Configuring Models

  1. Exercise 2: Create a Model Group and Create a Model

Lesson 3: Option Class and Option Groups

  1. Exercise 3: Create Option Classes, Attach Option Class Groups to the Model, Add Option Items and Item IDs to the Option Classes, Attach Option Item Groups to Option Classes

Lesson 4: Working with Properties and Lists

  1. Exercise 4: Create a Model with UEV Input, Setting the Display Properties, Create a Worksheet, Create a List

Lesson 5: Working with Rules

  1. Exercise 5: Creating Rule with Error Message, Expansion Action, Assignment Action

Lesson 6: Option Constraints and Features

  1. Exercise 7: Creating a Constraint Table and Executing a Report

Lesson 7: Course Wrap Up