RapidResponse role-based training paths

Training designed to match how you use RapidResponse

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Our Knowledge Services team has created comprehensive role-based training paths to help all RapidResponse users determine the most appropriate education needed to be successful with our solution. Our training is offered in various formats depending on the course, and includes, private classroom, virtual classroom, and self-paced options.
 
Our role-based training is designed to match how individuals use RapidResponse. For each path, we’ve defined what courses should be taken and in what order, making it easy for everyone to get the training they need. And of course, training paths align with Kinaxis Certification, helping  prepare you to qualify your knowledge with industry-recognized accreditation.

Choose your RapidResponse role

RapidResponse training is organized by role. Each role has a training path to guide you through the recommended courses for that role.

  • Consumers view reports in RapidResponse.
  • Contributors solve business issues through simulation and collaboration.
  • Authors create and modify RapidResponse resources, including worksheets, dashboards, and alerts.
  • Administrators support and maintain RapidResponse systems, users, and data.
  • RapidResponse Experts want to master skills in the product in all areas.

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Consumers
Consumers view and interact with reports and dashboards in RapidResponse, and receive alerts to be notified when business conditions change. Anyone using RapidResponse should start with this introductory course.

RapidResponse Consumer Training Path

Registered members can also access the following training video on the Kinaxis Supply Chain Expert Community:

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Contributor Foundational
Contributors perform what-if analyses to simulate various business outcomes and initiate collaborations to solve business problems in RapidResponse. The topics covered in the course for contributors cover the core functionality of RapidResponse.

Prerequisite
Consumer course

Registered members can also access the following training videos on the Kinaxis Supply Chain Expert Community:

Contributor Applications
Contributors can take the following additional courses on RapidResponse applications. Contributors should select these courses according to the RapidResponse applications they are using for their solution.

Registered members can also access the following training videos on the Kinaxis Supply Chain Expert Community:

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Basic Authors
Basic Authors use basic understanding of the RapidResponse data model to create or modify basic workbooks, worksheets, and filters for end users. Authors looking to create more advanced resources should start with this basic author course. Some RapidResponse contributors may want to take this course to learn how to create basic worksheets for their own personal use.

Prerequisite
Consumer course
Contributor course

Intermediate Authors
Intermediate Authors create and modify intermediate RapidResponse resources for end users, including composite worksheets, workbook variables, worksheets for importing data, worksheets for editing grouped data, treemap worksheets and table insert definitions. Authors looking to create more advanced resources for end users should take the intermediate author courses.

Prerequisite
Consumer course
Contributor course
Basic Author course

Advanced Authors
Advanced Authors create and modify advanced RapidResponse resources for end users, including complex composite worksheets, worksheets for importing data, workbooks to automatically modify data, all the while optimizing performance. Authors looking to create more complex resources using performance best practices for their RapidResponse user community should take the advanced author courses.

Prerequisite
Consumer course
Contributor course
Basic Author course
Intermediate Author course

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User Administrators
User Administrators create and manage user accounts and user access within RapidResponse.

Prerequisite
Consumer course

Kinaxis Certification ExamsRecommended training course for RapidResponse Administrator Level 1 Certification

RapidResponse User Administration

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RapidResponse Experts
RapidResponse Experts want to master skills in the product for all user roles. Participants will learn all the skills and tasks associated with the Consumer, Contributor, Author and Administrator Roles, plus how to participate as a business user in the business processes within the RapidResponse applications.