PCMCS: Administrator On Demand


About Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud Service PCMCS

To enhance profitability, businesses need to accurately measure, allocate, and manage costs and revenue. Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud (PCMCS) helps to manage the cost and revenue allocations that are necessary to calculate profitability by business segment, such as product, customer, region, division or branch.

Oracle's PCMCS enables the use cost decomposition, activity-based costing and the use of different scenarios to measure profitability for effective planning and decision support.


Implementation consultants, system administrators, financial modellers and financial power users

On Demand Subscription

Access to course materials: 90 days for ONE student

Default access to hands-on lab environment: 14 days (lab extensions are available to purchase if required) 

Learning objectives

Learn the concepts required to design and create Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud Service (PCMCS) applications to identify and exploit profitability through the development of complex what-if scenarios and reporting.

Find out how to model structures, design calculation rule sets and rules, deploy applications and use PCMCS tools and Smart View to analyse and report on data.

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Course description

The course focuses on the design, build, system administration and deployment of Oracle PCMCS (Profitability and Cost Management) applications. You’ll discover the tasks involved in preparing the structure and dimensionality of the allocation model, together with the strategies for the creation and deployment of applications.

Learn about the calculation rules and the rule sets required to effectively and efficiently model data within PCMCS. Discover how to execute the model and explore the use of manifold tools to view and analyse allocated data.This hands-on course provides everything you’ll need to design, build and maintain PCMCS models and applications.

Major Topics

PCMCS Overview
• Architecture
• Rules and Rule Sets
• Database Management
• Model execution
• Reviewing the data and Model Validation

Application Creation
• POV, Business and Attribute Dimensions
• The Balance Dimension
• The Rule Dimension
• Deploying the application

Model Build
• The Model Summary
• Defining the Point of View
• Creating Rules and Rule Sets
• Rule Set Calculation Options
• Deploying to Essbase
• Managing Queries
• Entering Data
• Data Load Facility 

Model Execution and Validation
• Calculating Rule Sets
• Rule Balancing
• Trace Allocations
• Model Views
• Model Validation

• Managing Queries
• System Reports
• Smart View with PCMCS
• Financial Reports

• Security Overview
• PCMCS Security Roles
• Security Provisioning

Application Portability
• Lifecycle Management
• Extracting the Application components
• Importing applications from LCM extracts
• Deploying the imported application
• Introducing EPM Automate

Hands-On Labs

Your subscription gives you 90 days of access to the course materials. We also provide 14 days of access to a live hands-on lab environment. Once the lab has been made available it cannot be suspended and will be available for a minimum of 14 consecutive days. You can request a start date for access to your hands-on lab. You will use the same environment for all workshops in this course and these should be completed within 14 days. It is possible to purchase a Hands-On Lab Extension for an additional 14 or 28 days. Keyteach will monitor the use of the hands-on lab and we reserve the right to cancel access to the course (without notice) if we believe it is in use by more than one named user.

Help from an Instructor

This is a self-paced course and you should be able to watch the videos and navigate through the course on your own. If you experience any difficulties or would like an opportunity to ask questions of our instructors, we will be happy to help. Please note that whilst we provide personalised support, we cannot provide one-to-one tuition across the entire course.  We will respond to any request for assistance within one working day (24 hours). 

Detailed course agenda / Justification for your manager 

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Build solid expertise in your own time at your convenience

Administrator On Demand training is our most robust and flexible self-paced training option gives you the benefits of an instructor-led experience with instant access to course materials that you can download and keep. The learning experience is highly interactive with hands-on lab access to the real software. We're available to provide personalised support to help you build solid expertise in your own time at your convenience. The content is video-based, with plenty of additional reading, whiteboard presentations and structured workshops to provide comprehensive and flexible learning. 

Named Users

Your subscription is for an named individual and students should not share access to the course or distribute the course materials under any circumstances. Keyteach will monitor the use of the course and the associated hands-on lab and we reserve the right to cancel access to the course (without notice) if we believe it is in use by more than one named user.