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COBOL Training - COBOL Course - COBOL Certification

  • COBOL Training provided by the Largest Training Company globally
  • Trainees or Junior Programmers who will be writing/maintaining COBOL programs are recommended to attend
  • Includes practical exercises and realistic case studies that can be based on the client’s particular environment
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY
  • An understanding of basic computing terms and techniques is recommended prior to attending this course
  • Courses delivered by world class COBOL training instructors in luxury venues 
  • Cobol Programming Part 1 Foundation course includes material and manuals
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 05/06/17 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 03/07/17 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 07/08/17 Limited Seats Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 04/09/17 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 02/10/17 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 06/11/17 Limited Seats Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 04/12/17 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 01/01/18 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 05/03/18 Kuala Lumpur
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COBOL Programming Part 1 Foundation 02/04/18 Kuala Lumpur
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Overview

Introduction

Cobol Programming Part 1 Foundation introduces new programmers to COBOL, this course teaches how to write and maintain simple COBOL programs.

This course includes practical exercises and realistic case studies that can be based on the client’s particular environment and work-load.

Pre-Requisites

  • An understanding of basic computing terms and techniques is recommended prior to attending this course.
  • For individuals working in an IBM mainframe environment, a conceptual-level understanding of that environment and the ability to use TSO/ISP is also recommended.

Who Should Attend

  • Trainees or Junior Programmers who will be writing/maintaining COBOL programs are recommended to attend.

Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the structure and purpose of COBOL programs
  • Write, compile and test structured COBOL batch programs
  • Code both IDENTIFICATION and ENVIRONMENT DIVISIONS
  • Code data descriptions within the DATA DIVISIONS
  • Access sequential files from COBOL programs
  • Perform arithmetic operations in COBOL programs.

Course Content

Introduction to COBOL Programming

  • Programming concepts
  • Low and high level programming
  • Development
  • Compiling
  • Design.Programming concepts
  • High level programming
  • COBOL history
  • Program design
  • Preparing a program

COBOL Programming Basics

  • Syntax descriptions
  • COBOL divisions
  • COBOL program structure
  • Words
  • Word examples
  • Literal examples
  • Figurative constants
  • User-defined words
  • Standard COBOL program format

IDENTIFICATION DIVISION

  • IDENTIFICATION DIVISION
  • IDENTIFICATION DIVISION sentences
  • Use of comments

ENVIRONMENT DIVISION

  • ENVIRONMENT DIVISION
  • CONFIGURATION SECTION
  • INPUT-OUTPUT SECTION
  • Relationship with JCL

DATA DIVISION

  • DATA DIVISION
  • Data record structure and levels
  • Data records - example
  • FILE SECTION
  • Coding rules & recommendations
  • WORKING-STORAGE SECTION
  • Describing data
  • PICTURE clause
  • Alphanumeric & alphabetic data
  • Numeric data
  • Setting initial values

PROCEDURE DIVISION - File Handling

  • PROCEDURE DIVISION
  • I/O statements
  • OPEN /CLOSE statements
  • OPEN /CLOSE examples
  • READ / WRITE statements
  • READ / WRITE examples
  • Writing print headings and lines
  • MOVE statement
  • MOVE examples
  • Group
  • MOVE
  • DISPLAY
  • Terminating a program
  • RETURN-CODE

PROCEDURE DIVISION - Program Logic

  • Paragraphs
  • GO TO statement
  • Structured programming
  • In-line
  • PERFORM
  • Paragraphs & sections
  • Using sections
  • PERFORMing a section
  • PERFORM example
  • PERFORM . . THROUGH
  • PERFORM UNTIL
  • PERFORM VARYING...UNTIL

ACCEPT and Date Intrinsic Functions

  • ACCEPT
  • Using ACCEPT for input data
  • ACCEPT date data format
  • Intrinsic functions
  • CURRENT-DATE function
  • Other date functions - YYYYMMDD date format
  • Other date functions - YYYYDDD date format

Arithmetic Operations

  • Arithmetic operations
  • Other common options
  • The ADD statement
  • The SUBTRACT statement
  • CORRESPONDING statement
  • MULTIPLY statement
  • DIVIDE statement
  • COMPUTE statement
  • Size errors
  • ON SIZE ERROR option
  • Arithmetic functions
  • Arithmetic functions examples

Conditional Processing

  • Conditional processing
  • IF statement format
  • Relational conditions
  • Class conditions
  • Sign condition
  • Multiple conditions
  • Nested IF statements
  • 88 level identifiers
  • Setting 88 levels
  • The EVALUATE statement
  • EVALUATE and multiple fields
  • EVALUATE using TRUE & FALSE
  • Using ANY

Program Compilation

  • The COBOL compiler
  • Compiler-directive statements - COPY
  • Compiler listing - COPY
  • Compiler options

COBOL Errors & Abends

  • Error messages
  • Abend codes
  • Abend information
  • CEEDUMP
FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.


  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am


  • What are the timings of the course?

    The course begins at 9am and finishes around 5pm.


  • Is this course classroom based?

    Yes. This course is classroom based instructor led


  • Do you offer support for the course?

    We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course


  • What is included in the course?

    Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor and Refreshments


  • Who should attend this course?

    Trainees or Junior Programmers who will be writing/maintaining COBOL programs are recommended to attend.


  • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

    Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts


What's Included?
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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