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IBM COBOL Basics

This course is part of IBM Mainframe Developer Professional Certificate

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Erik Herman

Instructor: Erik Herman

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13 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to your first module in IBM COBOL Basics! This module will take the beginning steps in learning and using COBOL. As we navigate through, you will learn about the birth of COBOL, the purpose of COBOL, and who uses COBOL. We will then move to learning about the divisions of COBOL, its structure, and the purpose of the compiler.

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5 videos6 readings3 quizzes1 app item2 discussion prompts1 plugin

Congratulations on making it through your first module! In this module, we’ll work on records of fixed and variable sizes, COBOL hierarchy, and clauses, wrapping up with some hands-on COBOL coding.

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2 videos3 readings1 quiz2 plugins

In this module we are going to get right to work and learn about scope terminators and how they’re used. Learn to code the Initialize statement and its purpose. Utilize I/O statements, move statements, use return-code, and compile and link simple programs.

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3 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 plugin

Welcome to module four! Congratulations on making it to our final module of the course! In this module we learn the arithmetic behind COBOL, use of symbols and why they’re important for enhanced pictures, and perform data editing with numbers.

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3 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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