Oracle R12 Upgrade Strategy and Planning

Workshop Description

During IT Convergence's Oracle R12 Upgrade Strategy and Planning workshop, you'll join with fellow ERP professionals to develop an Oracle R12 Upgrade plan while learning to take advantage of most relevant Oracle Application Release 12 (R12) new Features.

Workshop Overview

By the end of this Oracle R12 training course you will be able to:
  • Understand Oracle R12's functional architecture and common essential features
  • Validate your Oracle R12 upgrade project plan based on knowledge you've gained by learning from veteran R12 implementers
  • Know how Oracle R12 new functionalities can help you reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

Workshop Agenda

  DAY 1  

  • Introduction and Preparation
  • Oracle Applications Release 12 architecture
  • Functional planning for your new environment

Planning for the upgrade

  • How to put together your R12 implementation team
  • The type of personnel and ERP skill sets you need to deploy Oracle R12
  • Supporting an Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 environment during & after Go Live
  • Predicting the duration of an R12 upgrade
  • High level R12 navigation

Changes in R12 to Oracle Financials Accounts Payable:

  • Legal Entities in Oracle Accounts Payable
  • Multi-Org Access Control (MOAC)
  • Representation of Suppliers in the Trading Community Architecture (TCA)
  • Introduction of Invoice Lines
  • Invoice Processing for Contract Financing, Retainage, and Progress Terms
  • Non-PO Invoices Entered via the iSupplier Portal
  • Collaboration with Suppliers to Resolve Disputes
  • Enhancements to Payment Banks, Branches, and Accounts
  • Payment Manager
  • Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable Netting
  • Business Intelligence Publisher Support for Selected Payables Reports

  DAY 2  

Changes in R12 to Oracle Financials Purchasing:

  • Professional Buyer's Work Center
  • New Supplier Setup User Interface
  • Document Styles
  • Procurement for Complex and Services
  • Multi-Org Access Control (MOAC)
  • E-Business Tax
  • Support for Contractor Purchasing Users
  • Approvals and Notifications
  • Subledger Accounting for Budgetary Control Actions
  • New User Interface for Oracle Purchasing Setups

Changes in R12 to Oracle Financials Fixed Assets:

  • Enhanced Mass Additions Interface for Legacy Conversions
  • Automatic Preparation of Mass Additions
  • Asset Impairment
  • Energy Units of Production Method
  • Energy Straight line Method
  • Flexible Reporting using XML Publisher
  • Automatic Depreciation Rollback
  • Enhanced Logging for Asset Transactions and Programs
  • Oracle Financials for Europe Reporting: XML Publisher Report Extracts for Fixed Assets and Payments
  • Fixed Asset changes related to Japan

Changes in R12 to Oracle Financials Accounts Receivable:

  • Revenue Management Enhancements Partial Period Revenue Recognition
  • Enhanced Payment-Based Revenue Recognition
  • Line Level Cash Applications
  • Credit Card Error Handling and Chargebacks
  • Balance Forward Billing
  • Multi-Org Access Control (MOAC)
  • E-Business Tax
  • Legal Entities
  • Subledger Accounting
  • Receivables Reconciliation Enhancements
  • Obsolescence in Accounts Receivable
  • AP/AR Netting
  • Golden Tax Adaptor Enhancements for the People's Republic of China
  • BI Publisher Support for Selected Receivables Reports

  DAY 3  

Changes in R12 to Oracle Financials Cash Management:

  • Bank Accounts in Cash Management R12
  • Cash Pooling
  • Bank Statement Accounting
  • Bank Account Signing Authorities
  • Cash Positioning Intra-day Activities
  • Enable Reconciliation at a Payment Group Level

Introducing Oracle R12 Financials New E-Business Tax Module:

  • Setting Up Taxes in Oracle E-Business Tax – Introduction
  • Setting Up the Basic Tax Configurator
  • Setting Up and Using Tax Rules
  • Subledger Accounting
  • Overview of Subledger Accounting
  • Create Accounting and Transfer to GL
  • Inquiries
  • Accounting Methods Builder
  • Subledger Reports

Changes in R12 to Oracle Financials General Ledger:

  • Centralized accounting setup
  • Enhanced multi reporting currency functionality
  • Ledgers and ledger sets
  • Multi-Org Access Control (MOAC)
  • Security enhancements
  • Integration with Subledger Accounting
  • Enhanced Oracle Intercompany functionalities in Release 12
  • Account Analysis and Drilldown
  • Overview of WebADI
  • Overview of Report Manager
  • Business Intelligence Publisher (formerly XML Publisher)

Evaluating reporting options based on your needs

  • R12 Upgrade Best Practices
  • Understanding the different ways to approach an Oracle R12 upgrade, re-implement, patching or reinstalling?
  • Advantages, tricks, key success factors tied to each option
  • Lessons learned from successful Oracle R12 Upgrades and Re-implementations

The sessions are being held from 9 am to 5 pm.

Start your Oracle R12 planning today.
Click here to download a copy of our white paper "Mission Possible: Upgrade to Oracle R12 Financials, HRMS, CRM and Project in 6 Months!"

Workshop Registration

Embassy Suites Atlanta Airport, 4700 Southport Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30337

• From March 5th to 7th, 2013

100 East Royal Lane, Suite 275, Irving, Texas 75039

• From June 4th to 6th, 2013



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