Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1 Human Capital Management Essentials

Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1 Human Capital Management Essentials

The Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1 Human Capital Management Essentials (1Z0-548) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling or implementing Oracle E-Business Suite Human Capital Management solutions. This certification exam covers topics such as: Core Human Resource (HR) (Work Structure, Workforce Management, Recruitment, and Absence Management), Self Service HR (SSHR), Payroll and Compensation Workbench. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

The Oracle E-Business Suite Human Capital Management Implementation Specialist certification recognizes OPN members as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. This certification helps the OPN member’s partner organization qualify for the Oracle E-Business Suite Human Capital Management Specialization

Exam Number:
120 minutes
Associated Certifications:
Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Human Capital Management Certified Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist
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Exam Price:
US$ 245

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Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 12
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1 Human Capital Management Essentials- Exam Study Guide (PDF)
OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1 Human Capital Management Implementation Specialist


Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy
Specialization Catalog (PDF) for all launched and planned Specializations
Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS)
More Training Opportunities for Oracle Partners


Exam Topics

Core HR: Work Structures

  • Define Organization Hierarchy and Classifications.
  • Define Position Hierarchy and Position Control.
  • Define Job & Job groups.
  • Define Grade Structure: Grade Range / Grade Steps and Point.
  • Create and Maintain Career Management: Competencies, Qualification Types, Schools & Colleges.
  • Setup & Maintain Checklists.
  • Manage Documents.

Core HR: Workforce Management

  • Apply User & System for Person Types & Assignment Status.
  • Manage Employee & Assignment Data - New Hire, Promotion, Transfer, Termination.
  • Manage Other Employee Data - Contracts, Qualifications, Medical Assessments.
  • Manage Salary (Salary Basis).
  • Use Person DFF, Assignment DFF.
  • Use Global Deployment.

Core HR: Recruitment

  • Create and Maintain Requisitions and Vacancies.
  • Maintain Applicant Data: Hiring, canceling an Applicant.

Core HR: Absence Management

  • Configure Absence-related Elements & Links.
  • Configure Accrual Plan, Absence Types.
  • Use Accrual Fast Formulas.

Core HR: Others

  • Explain Date Track History Feature.
  • Use HR Security Profile.
  • Configure Key Flex Fields.
  • Use User Defined Tables.
  • Use Lookups.
  • Configure SIT & EIT.
  • Use Forms Configuration & Define Task Flow.
  • Use Important HRMS Profiles.
  • Explain Project Accounting with Core HR.
  • Create and Maintain Functions, Menus.

Self Service HR

  • Personalize SSHR.
  • Configure Oracle Approvals Management (AME).
  • Explain Functionality of Termination, Absence Management, Change Assignment.


  • Explain Processes Fundamentals: Payroll Run, Pre-Payment, Payment, Costing & Transfer to GL.
  • Explain Fundamentals of Retro Pay Process & Retro Element Configurations.
  • Explain Costing Fundamentals.
  • Set up Elements Definition & Links.
  • Use Assignment & Element Set.
  • View Payroll & Assignment Process Results.
  • Explain Basics of Fast Formula & Element Run Results.
  • Use Balances & Dimensions.
  • Use Batch Element Entry (BEE).
  • Explain Integration of Payroll with GL, Cash Management & Accounts Payable.

Compensation Workbench

  • Create and Maintain Plans Definition, Types & Years.
  • Explain Plan Enrollment Requirements.
  • Define and Use Standard Rates.
  • Define Life Events.
  • Define Eligibility Profiles.
  • Explain Total Compensation Statement.
  • Use Compensation Workbench for Managers & Administrators.
  • Use Profile Options for CWB.
  • Perform Budgeting.
  • Manage Promotion and Rating.


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