Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g Essentials

Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g Essentials

The Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g Essentials Exam (1Z0-560) is primarily intended for implementation consultants who are using Oracle's Business Process Management product in the field to address customer opportunities. The exam targets the roles of process analyst/architect and process designer/developer. In addition to on-the-job training, preparation can be done by completing the Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g Implementation Boot Camp or by utilizing alternate training.

The Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 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 Business Process Management Specialization.

Exam Number:
120 minutes
Exam Price:
US$ 245

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Associated Certifications:
Oracle Unified Business Process Management 11g Certified Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist

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


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g Essentials - Exam Study Guide (PDF) (printable and recorded PDF, Adobe Reader V10 is required)
Oracle PartnerNetwork training
Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g Implementation Boot Camp
Oracle Unified Business Process Management 11g Implementation Specialist Guided Learning Path


Additional Information & Resources
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Exam Topics

Business Process Management Fundamentals

  • Define Business Process Management and explain its value proposition.
  • Describe the closed-loop life cycle and Oracle’s Business Process Management Methodology.
  • Explain capability maturity levels and elements of good Business Process Management governance.

Product Overview

  • Explain key architecture components.
  • Identify key design-time and run-time features.
  • Describe supported personas.

Process Modeling

  • Describe the purpose and evolution of BPMN.
  • Implement roles and organizational units.
  • Use the main diagramming objects.
  • Add conditional logic, parallel paths and loops.
  • Design subprocesses to organize your process models.

Process Simulation

  • Explain simulation scope and objectives.
  • Create process simulation models.
  • Create project simulation definitions.
  • Run simulations and analyze results.

Process Implementation

  • Describe task types.
  • Explain ways to start and end processes.
  • Implement event support and exception handling.
  • Create business objects and task services.
  • Generate a form for a task.
  • Configure service tasks and script tasks.
  • Create of service implementations.
  • Map data for activities.
  • Implement security roles and identity management.

Process Analytics

  • Describe process analytics architecture and out-of-the-box metrics support.
  • Add a business indicator to a process and assign data.
  • Add measurement marks and counters to a process.
  • Create a dashboard.
  • Set up integration with Oracle BAM.
  • Create BAM data objects and alerts.

Process Spaces and Business Process Management Workspace

  • Describe the features and roles serviced by Process Spaces and the Business Process Management Workspace.
  • Organize work by creating and using views.
  • Delegate and reassign work.
  • Manage and track processes.

Business Rules

  • Explain how rules are integrated with mediator and human workflow.
  • Create an IF-THEN business rule.
  • Define a business rule using a decision table.
  • Test business rules.

Human Workflow

  • Describe the architecture for workflow.
  • Explain the supported human task patterns.
  • Explain expiration and escalation policy options.
  • Configure a human task and add data assignments.
  • Create approval groups.
  • Set security and access controls.

Custom Workflow User Interface

  • Identify the key components of ADF.
  • Create business components and task flows.
  • Build a data entry form.


  • Manage roles and configure organization units.
  • Manage approval groups and use flex fields.
  • Monitor business processes.
  • Troubleshoot installation and runtime issues.


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