Oracle Insurance Policy Administration 9 Configuration Essentials

Oracle Insurance Policy Administration 9 Configuration Essentials

The Oracle Insurance Policy Administration 9 Configuration Essentials (1Z0-557) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise configuring Oracle Insurance Policy Administration solutions.  This certification exam covers configuration topics such as: Architecture, Term and Annuity Policies,Transactions, Math, Screen, Events, and Configuration Tools. Please refer to the Guided Learning Path for exam training and preparation materials.  Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

The Oracle Insurance Policy Administration 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 qualifies as competency criteria for the Oracle Insurance Policy Administration Specialization.

Exam Number:
120 minutes
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Exam Price:
US$ 245

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Oracle Insurance Policy Administration Configuration Certified Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist
Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 9.3
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training and Preparation Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training and Preparation
Oracle OIPA Exam Guide (PDF)
OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle Insurance Policy Administration Implementation Specialist


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


Exam Topics


  • Navigate thru OIPA Interface
  • Define OIPA Interface basics
  • Identify Main Screens and their Functions
  • Explain Activity Processing Details

Basic Configuration Overview

  • Describe Use of Product Templates
  • Navigate thru Rules Palette
  • Locate Business Rules and Transactions
  • Describe Different Types of Rules
  • Explain System Overrides of Rules
  • Explain the Basic XML Rules

Term Life Policy Lifecycle

  • Describe the Term Product Template
  • Explain Term Life Lifecycle
  • Create a Term Life Policy
  • Use Suspense Records in OIPA

Configuring Screens

  • Define Screens and Database Tables
  • Configure Screen Business Rules
  • Apply Screen fields
  • Change Screen Cosmetics
  • Use Field Validation


  • Explain OIPA Security
  • Create and Remove Users
  • Create and Remove Security Groups


  • Create Roles
  • Configure Roles
  • Validate Roles


  • Describe the use of Transactions
  • Create Transactions
  • Use Copybooks
  • Use Overrides
  • Configure EligibleTransactionsByPolicyStatus
  • Configure TransactionBusinessRulePacket

Transaction Spawning

  • Explain Spawning
  • Process a Spawned Transaction
  • Configure a Spawned Transaction


  • Explain MathVariables
  • Apply Basic Math using MathVariables
  • Apply SQL MathVariable
  • Apply VALUE MathVariable
  • Use Functions in Math


  • Describe Events
  • Explain Actions
  • Configure Events and Actions
  • Use Field Validation
  • Use ScreenMath

Debugging Transactions

  • Set up Debugging
  • Debug a Transaction
  • Use Breakpoints


  • Configure Segments
  • Use Segment Fields
  • Configure the SegmentScreen


  • Explain Array Basics
  • Create an Array
  • Use Array Types
  • Fill Arrays with FILLBY-LIST and FILLBY-SQL
  • Fill Arrays with FILLBY-FUND and FILLBY-DEPOSIT

Array Functions

  • Explain Manipulating Arrays
  • Use AggregateFunction - COUNT, MIN, MAX, SUM, INDEX


  • Describe Loop Basics
  • Apply FOR Loops


  • Describe Function Basics
  • Create a Function
  • Call a Function
  • Debug a Function


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