Topic outline

  • General


    At the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Rapidly build webMethods Business Rules projects using Software AG Designer
    • Create, test, validate and deploy Business Rules projects
    • Invoke Business Rules from webMethods BPMS processes
    • Start processes from Business Rule actions
    • Queue User Tasks from Business Rule actions
    • Control (cancel, join, suspend, resume) running processes from Business Rule actions
    • Work with Rule Maintenance Applications
    • Create and use Rule metadata in a CentraSite registry/repository
    • Invoke Decision Entities from User Tasks and IS services


    Developers, Architects


    3 days

    Available languages:

    course book: English
    course delivery: Dutch, English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish



    • Being familiar with general BPM concepts, e.g. as provided in Software AG's FREE book "BPM Basics for Dummies"
    • 1 to 2 years of experience in software development, preferably Java
    • Familiarity with the Eclipse IDE
    • Attending the "webMethods Integration Workshop" and the "webMethods BPM for Developers" class is strongly recommended



    • Introducing webMethods Business Rules
    • Creating Simple Decision Tables
    • Rule Sets
    • Rule Execution, Validation and Inference
    • Build-in functions 
    • Internal Event Rules
    • Service and New Data Actions  
    • Deployment to IS and MWS
    • Working with the Rule Management Console (RMC)
    • BPM invokes Business Rules
    • Business Rule interacts with BPM - Process Actions
    • External Event Rules and Event Models
    • Business Rules invoked from BPM User Tasks and other resources
    • Business Rule Metadata
    • Logging