Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional Essentials

Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional Essentials

The Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional Essentials (1Z0-496) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in implementing Oracle Retail 13.3 Merchandise Financial Planning solutions. This certification covers topics such as: a Planning Overview, details about Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP), Cross Function solutions, configuration, and administration of an MFP solution. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

This Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional certification is available to all candidates but is geared toward members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork. OPN members earning this certification will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification qualifies as competency criteria for the Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Specialization.

Exam Number:
1Z0-496
Duration:
2 hours
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Number of
Questions:
62
Exam Price:
US$ 245

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Passing
Score:
75%

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Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional Specialist

 OPN Certified Specialist

 

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

Recommended Training
Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation Functional Essentials Exam Study Guide (PDF)
OPN Boot Camp
Oracle Retail Introduction to Retail Predictive Application Server Configuration Boot Camp
Oracle University Training
Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP) Product Overview Fusion UI Ed 1 OLC
13.2 TOI: Retail Item Planning with Clearance Optimization Functional Overview
Category Management Product Overview Classic UI Ed 1 OLC

This exam has been validated against release version 13.3

 

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

 

Exam Topics

Planning Overview

  • Describe, at a high level, the functionality of Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)

Merchandise Financial Planning Solution

  • Describe the key capabilities of the solution
  • Apply accounting methodologies for Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Describe the roles involved in Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Apply Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP) best practices
  • Describe the versions used in Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Describe the key performance indicators used in Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Describe the usage and benefits of embedded forecasting
  • Apply the differences between forecasting units vs. retail
  • Address cross channel planning
  • Describe how Location Planning ties into Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Apply In season tasks in Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Describe plan seeding behavior and sources
  • Describe which role(s) set and publish targets
  • Plan markdowns
  • Describe the relationship between Receipts and Inventory
  • Calculate Gross Margin
  • Calculate an Open to Buy
  • Assess which plan versions are affected by approving plans
  • Assess which plan versions are affected by submitting plans

Cross Solution Functions

  • Address multi-currency
  • Lead a customer to correct decisions on In season versus Preseason tasks
  • Assess capabilities within Merchandise Planning and Optimization (MPO) applications that Excel does not have
  • Address VAT (value added tax)

Configuration

  • Describe measure interaction
  • Change order of operations within measures
  • Set up hierarchies, alternate hierarchies, and dimensions
  • Set up task flows, activities and steps used in Fusion client
  • Use wizards to support planning
  • Describe the difference between using Classic Client and Fusion Client
  • Setup Custom Menu Options
  • Set up extended measures
  • Set up position queries and pre-ranging
  • Assess workbook design using profiles and windows

Administration

  • Map weeks as a customer would expect
  • Manage security processes
  • Describe plan locking - OP version for example
  • Manage alternate hierarchies
  • Format workbooks for global use

 

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