ALIP University – Business Configuration

Gain a broad overview of all the components associated with business configuration within the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP).

About the course

This course is not product- or company-specific, but instead concentrates on the business configuration framework.

Topic 1 - Overview to ALIP Business Configuration

  • This introductory course is intended to provide a broad overview as well as a brief description of the role of a Business Configurator.
  • Subjects: Introduction to configuration, process of configuration, components of configuration, roles and responsibilities.

Topic 2 - Schema management

  • This second topic covers the essential functionality within ALIP Schema Management for a Business Configurator and will include enough training in XML (Extensible Markup Language) to complete the tasks.
  • Subjects: Overview of Schema Management, overview of XML, relating XML to Schema Management, managing tag paths, tag nodes and tag type codes.

Topic 3 - Page groups

  • This third topic is designed to empower the user with the skills to perform the primary tasks associated with page groups within the platform.
  • Subjects: Introduction to Page group configuration, the page group management tool, how to configure pages in ALIP, Q&A, conditions, columns, repeating blocks, testing.

Topic 4 - Rule groups

  • This fourth topic is designed to empower the user with the skills to perform the primary tasks associated with rule groups within the platform.
  • Subjects: Introduction to rules, rule group management, creating rule groups/rules, attaching rule groups, testing/debugging rules, other rules usage.

Topic 5 - Lookup tables

  • This fifth topic is designed to empower the user with the skills to perform the primary tasks associated with lookup tables within the platform.
  • Subjects: Introduction to lookup tables, lookup table management.

Topic 6 - Workflow

  • This sixth topic is designed to empower the user with the skills to perform the primary tasks associated with the workflow within the platform.
  • Subjects: Introduction to workflows in ALIP, the workflow tool, workflow components.

Topic 7 - Miscellaneous topics

  • This seventh topic will cover a set of miscellaneous topics that are part of business configuration but are not necessarily essential for completing basic configuration tasks.
  • Subjects: Tab groups, page group views, forms (forms in ALIP, forms management), common administrative functionality (permissions, users).

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Course participation and logistics

Intended audience

  • For participants looking to understand business configuration, the business configuration components of ALIP and which areas are configurable.
  • This course is useful for users responsible for implementation and those looking for a technical understanding.
  • An in-depth product or company business knowledge is not needed.

Course structure

  • A classroom setting limited to 12 participants.
  • A PowerPoint is used for training with 8-10 subjects per topic.
  • Each subject includes: an introduction, interactive instruction, hands-on activities, conclusion, instructor checkpoint, final test.
  • Training lasts six hours per day plus extra time for breaks/lunch.
  • Course duration is four days.

Cost and logistics

  • Training is customized to your needs. We’ll discuss your cost structure with you once you’ve begun your registration process.
  • To ensure quality and individual attention, courses are limited to 12 participants, with a minimum of four required.
  • A course cannot be audited by customer’s management.
  • Note: Participants must bring their own laptop.

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Further your organization’s ability to become more self-sufficient on the platform with the ALIP University’s Business Configuration course.

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