z/OS Fundamentals Training

Course #:WA2298

z/OS Fundamentals Training

This class introduces the newcomer to the world of z/OS. It introduces the components of the z/OS package and explains the responsibilities of each of these components. It then examines how work is performed and how programs run in the z/OS environment. Concepts, terminology and acronyms associated with z/OS and MVS/ESA are explained, as is the relationship of z/OS to the world of PCs, Open Systems and Unix.

What you will Learn

By the end of the course, you will be able to...

  • Describe the main components that make up z/OS
  • Explain how work is run in the MVS environment
  • Understand how MVS manages the online transaction environment
  • Appreciate the role of z/OS and MVS in today's integrated open systems and PC based world
  • Understand what the various products in the z/OS world actually do and feel more comfortable with the myriad of acronyms used in this environment


This course is designed for anyone who needs an introduction to the world of z/OS and MVS, and is designed to give a high-level overview of that world.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


2 Days

Outline of z/OS Fundamentals Training

  • Not just a mainframe system, but an enterprise server
  • The mainframe environment
  • z/OS Network Facilities
  • MVS - the heart of it all
  • MVS Installation and Maintenance
  • Working on MVS - TSO
  • Working on MVS - Batch
  • Working on MVS - OLS
  • Data Management
  • Review and Summary
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.