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This course with lab introduces students to the Sterling B2B Integrator Map Editor, mapping, the Graphical Process Modeler, and inbound and outbound business processes. During the hands-on exercises, the students create maps and business processes, setup envelopes and adapters to process data to trade with the trading partners.


Students should have a fundamental knowledge of Sterling B2B Integrator and Electronic Data Exchange (EDI) documents.

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the Sterling B2B Integrator and Map Editor
  • Navigate the Map Editor
  • Create an Inbound 850, an Outbound 810, a system header, and an 856 Map
  • Administer maps in Sterling B2B Integrator
  • Create inbound and outbound business processes
  • List various methods to view the business process results
  • Create and analyze the acknowledgment maps
  • Search for EDI documents and correlations


Day One

Lesson 1:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 1 Exercises

Lesson 2:

  • Lesson 2.1: Inbound Maps
  • Lesson 2.1 Exercises
  • Lesson 2.2: Administering Maps
  • Lesson 2.2 Exercises
  • Lesson 2.3: Inbound Business Processes
  • Lesson 2.3 Exercises

Lesson 3:

  • Lesson 3.1: Outbound Maps
  • Lesson 3.1 Exercises
  • Lesson 3.2: Document Extraction Maps
  • Lesson 3.2 Exercises
  • Lesson 3.3: Outbound Business Processes
  • Lesson 3.3 Exercises
  • Lesson 3.4: Advance Shipment Notices

Lesson 4:

  • Lesson 4: Case Study, Outbound 856 Map
  • Lesson 4 Exercises

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