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PeopleSoft Update Manager

  • Tuition USD $3,600
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code PPL-MNG-ED1
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This PeopleSoft Update Manager training covers all of the tasks required to set up and use PeopleSoft Update Manager methodology for applying update maintenance to your PeopleSoft 9.2 and above applications. You’ll learn how to perform each task from installing the PeopleSoft Image to applying the updates to all your PeopleSoft environments, as well as upgrading PeopleTools, and applying PeopleTools patches.

Updated for PeopleTools 8.57; Suitable for students using PeopleTools 8.54 or later.

Learn To:

  • Download and deploy PeopleSoft Image (PI).
  • Configure the Windows Client running Change Assistant.
  • Upload customer data and target database to PI.
  • Use PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA application.
  • Apply Change Packages.
  • Use Change Assistant for Update Manager, which includes defining and applying the generated custom change package.
  • Download and apply a PeopleSoft Release Patchset.
  • Upgrade PeopleTools and apply PeopleTools patch.
  • Create or modify a change package.

Benefits to You

PeopleSoft Update Manager is the update methodology and mechanism you will use to apply updates to your PeopleSoft applications. This course steps you through the entire process to get you up and running quickly, while developing the skills to perform all of the tasks necessary to set up and use this methodology. Learn through participating in hands-on exercises.

PeopleSoft Image

You'll also learn to download, import and start the PeopleSoft Image for your PeopleSoft product.

PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA Application

Investing in this course will help you develop the skills to search and select updates using PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA Application.

Skills Gained

  • Download and deploy PeopleSoft Image (PI).
  • Configure the Windows client and Change Assistant
  • Upload customer data and target database to PI
  • Use PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA application
  • Apply change packages
  • Download and apply PeopleSoft Release Patchset to PeopleSoft Image
  • Upgrade PeopleTools and apply PeopleTools patch
  • Create or modify a change package

Who Can Benefit

  • Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Developer
  • Implementer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Suitable for students using PeopleTools 8.54 or later.


  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft Architecture
  • Understanding of the data structures of PeopleSoft applications
  • PeopleSoft PeopleTools
  • Experience with Application Designer
  • Understanding of the PeopleSoft managed objects

Course Details

Course Outline

  • Technology Overview
  • Downloading and Deploying PeopleSoft Image
  • Configuring the Windows Client Running Change Assistant
  • Configuring Change Assistant for Updates
  • Uploading Customer Data
  • Using PeopleSoft Update Manager PIA Application
  • Defining Change Packages
  • Using Update Manager Utilities
  • Applying Change Packages
  • Defining Update Packages
  • Downloading and Applying a PeopleSoft Release Patchset
  • Applying PeopleTools Patches
  • Upgrading PeopleTools
  • Creating or Modifying Change Packages
  • Applying Your Change Package

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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