Role-based training

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 you to get the training you need. And of course, supply chain 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, with training paths to guide you through the recommended courses for that role.

  • Consumers view reports and dashboards in RapidResponse and edit data in shared scenarios.
  • 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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Role-based training paths

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Consumers

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

Introduction to RapidResponse


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Registered members can also access the following training videos on the Kinaxis Knowledge Network:

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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

Introduction to RapidResponse
 

Contributors Foundational

 

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Registered members can also access the following training videos on the Kinaxis Knowledge Network:


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.

S&OP applications
 

S&OP Applications

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Inventory Management applications
 

Inventory Management

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Other applications
 

Other applications

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Registered members can also access the following training videos on the Kinaxis Knowledge Network:

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Authors

Authors create and modify RapidResponse resources, including worksheets, dashboards and alerts.

Prerequisites

Introduction to RapidResponse
RapidResponse – Working with Scenarios
 

Certified RapidResponse Author Level 1

Level 1 Authors use basic understanding of the RapidResponse data model to create or modify basic workbooks, worksheets, and filters for end users. Some RapidResponse contributors may want to take Level 1 Author training to learn how to create basic worksheets for their own personal use.
 

Contributor Level 1


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Level 2

Level 2 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.
 

RR Author Level 2

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Level 3

Level 3 Authors create and modify advanced RapidResponse resources for end users, including complex composite worksheets, worksheets for importing data, workbooks to automatically modify data, all while optimizing performance.

Level 3


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Registered members can also access the following training videos on the Kinaxis Knowledge Network:

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User administrators

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

Prerequisites

RR User Admin

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Data administrators

Data Administrators set up data integration between RapidResponse and source systems and monitor and maintain data and data integrity in RapidResponse. 

Prerequisites

Level 1

Level 1 Administrators perform integration of data into RapidResponse using fundamental analytics, validate basic input data and perform basic data model customizations.

Admin Level 1

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Integration Platform for RapidResponse powered by Talend

Data Administrators who will be performing data integration using the Integration Platform for RapidResponse powered by Talend would take the following courses after the Data Administrator Level 1 courses:

Integration Platform for RapidResponse powered by Talend


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Level 2

Level 2 Administrators understand all options for integrating data into RapidResponse, validate fundamental planning data, perform advanced data model customizations and data validation.

Admin Level 2

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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.

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Experts