FAQ: Recommended Training Resources on OFC and Concur
This article provides valuable information for the University community regarding training resources for Oracle Financials Cloud (OFC) and Concur. It aims to address common questions and concerns related to the available training materials, helping users navigate and make the most of these platforms effectively.
Q: What training resources are available to new employees at our campus?
A: All employees and affiliates that work in Oracle Financials Cloud and Concur can find training resources in Blink>Finance Budget & Finance Support >Training & Events>Training Courses.
Q: Are any training courses required to be completed in order to access OFC or Concur?
A: Not at this time, but it is recommended that the training resources are available and should be used to gain familiarity with those applications. Training requirements are expected in the future.
Q: I'm not sure what training I should take, what courses do you recommend that I take?
A: Depending on your level of experience or type of course you are searching for, use this information as a guide:
- Fundamental Courses provide high-level instruction covering basic financial terms and concepts, policies and procedures, system navigation, and transactional overviews. Fundamental training is advised for all department preparers with Oracle standard roles (e.g., Fund Managers, Fiscal Assistants, Financial Analysts, and Administrative Assistants).
- Core courses provide in-depth instruction covering advanced concepts, including embedded business processes, what-if scenarios, best practices, and workflow hierarchies, including information for Financial Unit Approvers. Departmental staff working with sponsored projects and accounts receivable should take additional function-specific training courses.
- Specialized courses are tailored to job-specific functions, provide elevated training, and enable staff to continue learning and optimizing the Financial Information System. Topics include processing cost transfers, using Oracle Budget module, and Business Intelligence (BI) training.