PeopleSoft PeopleTools I



Course DateStart TimeEnd TimeTime ZoneLocationDaysPrice
Oct 17, 202210:0006:00EDTToronto - In Class or by Video Conference5$5,000 USDPurchase
Dec 5, 202209:0005:00ESTToronto - In Class or by Video Conference5$5,000 USDPurchase

PeopleSoft PeopleTools I

Description: This PeopleTools training introduces you to the PeopleSoft application development methodology. Dive deep into the PeopleSoft system architecture and the tool set used to develop new applications or customize existing PeopleSoft applications.

Suitable for students using PeopleTools 8.54 or later.

Duration: 5 Days

Learn to:

  • Develop new PeopleSoft classic applications.
  • Create and deploy PeopleSoft fluid applications.
  • Customize existing PeopleSoft applications.
  • Create and modify PeopleSoft definitions.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe PeopleSoft application design and the technology behind this process
  • Navigate PeopleSoft applications
  • Describe the elements of the PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture
  • Describe PeopleSoft data organization and validation
  • Implement the eight steps of PeopleSoft application development
  • Organize definitions into projects
  • Design and build PeopleSoft applications, including building data structures and creating user interfaces
  • Build classic and simple fluid PeopleSoft applications and explain the differences between the two approaches
  • Demonstrate competence in PeopleSoft application development methodology


  • Administrators
  • Developers
  • Implementers
  • Systems Administrators


  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft data organization and validation
  • Working knowledge of the PeopleSoft architecture


Navigating PeopleSoft Applications

  • Navigating with Global Search
  • Using Search Pages
  • Identifying Definitions
  • Entering and Modifying Data
  • Finding Information Using PeopleSoft Online Help

Explaining the PeopleSoft Architecture

  • Describing PeopleSoft Databases
  • Explaining Data Transfer in PeopleSoft Pure Internet Architecture
  • Identifying Requirements for the Development Environment

Validating Data

  • Describing Prompt Tables
  • Using Effective Dating
  • Comparing Validation Types
  • Explaining Tableset Sharing

Using Application Designer to Develop Applications

  • Describing the PeopleSoft Application Development Process
  • Describing Application Designer Interface
  • Organizing Definitions in a Project
  • Migrating Definitions between Databases Using Projects

Designing the Application

  • Determining Functional Specifications
  • Determining Technical Specifications
  • Describing the Training Application

Creating Record Definitions

  • Explaining Record Definitions
  • Accessing Record Definition Displays
  • Configuring Record Definition Properties
  • Configuring Record Field Use Properties
  • Configuring Record Field Edits Properties
  • Creating Record Definitions

Building SQL Tables

  • Describing the Relationship Between Record Definitions and Application Data Tables
  • Building Application Data Tables
  • Viewing Table Indexes

Creating Page Definitions

  • Identifying Page Design Principles
  • Identifying Page and Page Control Properties
  • Adding Page Controls
  • Creating Page Definitions
  • Implementing Scroll Areas and Grids
  • Finalizing Page Design and Layout

Registering Components

  • Explaining Component Registration
  • Describing the Purpose of Menu Definitions
  • Identifying PeopleSoft Security Fundamentals
  • Navigating the Portal Registry
  • Planning Component Registration
  • Registering Components

Testing Applications

  • Creating and Analyzing Test Plans
  • Testing Applications
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues

Editing the Portal Registry Structure

  • Discussing Content Organization in PeopleSoft Systems
  • Creating Folders
  • Moving Folders or Content References to New Parent Folders
  • Deleting Folders

Creating Menu Definitions

  • Describing the Purpose of Menus
  • Locating Component and Menu Information
  • Editing Menu Item Labels
  • Creating Menu Definitions

Understanding the Fluid User Interface

  • Describing PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface
  • Identifying the Characteristics of a Fluid Application
  • Building Fluid Applications
  • Describing Sources of Information About PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface in PeopleSoft Online Help

Creating Fluid Pages

  • Creating Fluid Page Definitions
  • Working with the Elements of Fluid Page Design
  • Understanding Fluid Page Types
  • Setting Properties for Fluid Pages
  • Setting Page Control Properties
  • Working with Additional Page Controls

Using Delivered CSS

  • Describing Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Explaining How PeopleTools Uses CSS in Fluid Applications
  • Working with Delivered PeopleTools Fluid Style Sheets
  • Extending or Overriding Default Styles
  • Incorporating Custom Style Sheets
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