Oracle Value Chain Planning: Demantra Demand Management 7 Essentials

Oracle Value Chain Planning (VCP) - Demand Management (Demantra) 7 Essentials

The Oracle Value Chain Planning - Demand Management (Demantra) 7 Essentials (1Z0-558) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling or implementing VCP - Demand Management modules. This certification exam covers topics such as: Collaboration Workbench, Worksheets, Series, Security Manager, Workflow Manager, Data Model, Forecast Engine, Integration and Causal Factors. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

The Oracle Value Chain Planning (VCP) - Demand Management (Demantra) 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 Value Chain Planning - Demand Management (Demantra) Specialization.

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120 minutes
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US $195
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Oracle Value Chain Planning - Demand Management (Demantra) Certified Implementation Specialist

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Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 7.3
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


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Recommended Training
Oracle Value Chain Planning - Demand Management (Demantra) Implementation - Exam Study Guide (PDF)
Oracle Value Chain Planning - Demand management (Demantra) Specialist Guided Learning Paths
OPN Boot Camp
Value Chain Planning and Demand Management 7.3 Implementation Essentials


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


Exam Topics

Collaboration workbench

  • Personalize the Workbench
  • Configure Workbench using Admin tools
  • Set up and manage Tasks
  • Set up KPI's
  • Manage Content Panes


  • Explain Worksheet elements
  • Explain different types of Worksheets - Calendar, Content etc
  • Configure Embedded Worksheets
  • Use Open With functionality
  • Create a Waterfall Worksheet
  • View Audit Trail and Notes
  • Configure the different elements of Series
  • Configure the Client vs Server Expressions
  • Use Proportions for Series calculations
  • Use Client Expessions in Series
  • Configure Series Set up - Graph, Color
Security Manager
  • Create/Modify a User Component
  • Create /Modify a User
  • Set up Users with Series restrictions
  • Set up Users with Level restrictions
  • Set up Users with Unit restrictions
  • Set up User Profiles
  • Manage User Groups
  • Set up Worksheets for Open With

Workflow Manager

  • Explain Workflow Manager Step Types
  • Manage Workflow Groups
  • Troubleshoot Errors
  • View the progress and the status of Jobs
  • Configure Level Methods

Data Model

  • Explain the concept of Hierarchy and Levels
  • Explain the types of Levels
    Add a new Item and Location Level
  • Add a Time Level
  • Add Attributes to Levels
  • Explain the purpose and use of Attributes
  • Explain the Mapping of Staging tables
  • Explain the difference between Upgrade and a New Model
  • Add UOM and Price
Forecast Engine
  • Explain the concept of a Forecast Tree
  • Explain the structure and requirements of a Forecast Tree
  • Configure a Forecast Tree
  • Explain the concept of Influence Range and Influence Group
  • Explain the Theoretical Engine Models
  • Explain the application of Engine Models based on Data Quality
  • Explain the Engine Parameters pre-requisite to an Engine Execution
  • Create an Engine Profile
  • Specify the Demand Stream and set up the Engine Parameters
  • Register the Analytical Engine
  • Execute the Engine using Engine Administrator
  • Explain the Outputs for the Analytical Engine
  • Examine the Engine Results
  • Run a Simulation Scenario


  • Explain the Input data requirements for Demand Planning and Forecasting
  • Explain the use of various Data Feeds - POS, Orders, Shipments
  • Describe the key Demantra Data tables
  • Describe the key Demantra Staging tables
  • Describe the seeded Levels available in the Demand Management module
  • Collect and load basic Demantra Data
  • Use Integration Interfaces
  • Explain the structure of an Import Profile
  • Explain the structure of an Export Profile
  • Create and execute an Integration Interface
  • Configure Series Load and Purge options
  • Set up and collect Unit of Measure Conversion data
  • Setup and collect Currency Conversion data

Causal Factors

  • Explain the concept of a Causal Factor
  • Differentiate between Global and Local Causal Factors
  • Identify the pre-requisites for creating a Global Causal Factor
  • Identify the pre-requisites for creating a Local Causal Factor
  • Configure a Global Causal Factor
  • Configure a Local Causal Factor
  • Explain the Baseline Causal Factors in the Demand Management module
  • Explain the requirement of a Causal Factor


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