CICS Configuration Manager Concepts & Facilities

IBM CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS (CICS CM) is a product that helps you modernize, simplify and streamline the administration of CICS resources. The product reduces the cost, risk,and time of CICS administration and provides you with an audit trail and reporting of changes to help meet your regulatory obligations (such as SOX). In this course CICS CM is discussed in relationship with CICSPlex SM & CICS Explorer. This course provides you with hands-on experience in using CICS Configuration Manager to manage a CICS environment.

This course is available for one-company, on-site presentations. It is also available live over the Internet 'on demand' as a public presentation via RSM's Virtual Classroom Environment service.


On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • identify the challenges of administering a modern CICS configuration
  • chart a transition strategy for migrating to a managed context
  • understand the role of CICS CM in supporting the transition
  • understand core CICS CM concepts
  • implement CICS CM
  • perform a configuration change using CICS CM
  • identify the various organization roles involved in CICS CM
  • communicate the advantages of transitioning to CICS CM
  • use CICS CM with the CICS Explorer and CICSPlex SM.

Who Should Attend

CICS Administrators and Systems Programmers


Knowledge of z/OS and an understanding of CICS administration.


3 days

Fee (per attendee)

£1975 (ex VAT)

Course Code



Installation & Customization

Product Concepts & Terminology

Resource Defintions

Change Packages

Enforcing Standards

Migration Strategies


CICS Explorer

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