Certification Preparatory Course (CERT-PREP-01)

This course provides the basic knowledge to prepare you for the inRiver Business Consultant and Developer Certifications.
Participation in this course is free of charge and suitable both for inRiver Partners and inRiver Customer Power Users.
It doesn't require any previous knowledge of inRiver, but for someone completely unfamiliar with the concept of PIM and the basic concepts of data management it might require some extra effort to digest.

Course Format

The course is divided into units that take about 15 minutes each to complete.
  • Introduction
  • Introduction and Learning Goals
  • Accessing inRiver Service Center
  • iPMC and the PIM challenge
  • Introduction to the Marketing Model
  • introduction to Entity Types
  • What data belongs in inRiver?
  • Relations
  • Case study: Product Information in an e-commerce site
  • Introduction to the iPMC User Portal and the Control Center
  • Interacting with iPMC
  • iPMC User Portal Overview
  • Control Center Overview pt.1
  • Control Center Overview pt.2
  • The Productivity Supporting Tools of iPMC
  • Harmony in Workload
  • The Marketing Model Continued
  • The Marketing Model pt.2a
  • The Marketing Model pt.2b
  • The Marketing Model pt.2c
  • A Summarizing Modeling Exercise
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed