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Enterprise COBOL
DURATION: 3 days

FEE: $1,785

Based upon a class size of six students.

Scheduling can be adjusted to employee work hours and incorporate client assignments.

There is a surcharge associated with training two or fewer students.


  • Programmer
  • System Analyst
  • IT Professional


    1. Introduction
      • Examine the components of Enterprise COBOL.
      • Identify the differences between the older versions of COBOL and the current version of Enterprise COBOL.
      • Highlight the concepts specific to the environment of the client organizations.
    2. Unicode Support
      • Examine the run-time options with the new compiler for Unicode.
      • Assign and convert Unicode values.
    3. Writing Object oriented Programs
      • Use the COBOL object oriented featureset.
      • Code a COBOL class with data and function members.
      • Code and test a stub program to invoke the class.
    4. XML Processing
      • Read and display a subtree in an XML document.
    5. Special Features
      • Code a recursive program to read data in a hierarchy.
    6. Storage and Addressability
      • Code a 31-bit program passing data to a 24-bit program.
    7. Compiling Under z/OS
      • Compiling with JCL.
      • Compile a sequence of separate COBOL programs by using a single invocation of the compiler.
    8. Processing Dates
      • Process and compute date calculations.
    9. Performance and Tuning
      • COBOL tuning techniques.
      • Optimize the program provided by the instructor.
      • Use the run-time features to display the metrics.

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Effective February 27, 2012, the course dates listed on the SYS-ED schedules only will be available based upon approved and authorized user ID.

Copyright Acknowledgement: The software product(s) listed in this outline are owned and copyrighted by their respective companies. SYS-ED makes no representation regarding ownership in any of the software products that we train on.

SYS-ED courses are not intended for or open to the general public. They are intended for employees of Fortune 1000 companies, government municipalities, consulting companies, software, companies, healthcare providers. and mid-sized businesses. Individuals attending such courses will be required to execute a statement acknowledging that the employer will be paying for the SYS-ED course and that the employer has a licensed version of the software.