PeopleSoft Asset Management Online Training Course Content

Business Process Overview
Defining the Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) Solution
Describing the Asset Transaction Flow
Describing Asset Management System Integration
Describing the Implementation of Asset Management
Describing the Conversion Process for Asset Management
Navigating through Asset Management
Finding Sources of Information about Asset Mgmt in PeopleBooks

Defining General Options
Setting Up Installation Options
Defining User Preferences
Defining Locations, Calendars and ChartField Values

Setting Up Asset Management
Creating Asset Books and Asset Management Business Units
Defining Open Periods
Setting Up VAT Defaults and Other Delivered Tables
Setting Up Depreciation Processing Information
Defining Tax Information for Assets
Setting Up Additional Asset Management Components
Creating Asset Profiles
Setting Up the Capitalization Threshold Feature

Adding Assets
Describing the Methods for Adding Assets Online
Describing the Tables Used for Asset Management
Adding Assets Using Express Add and Basic Add
Defining Asset Operational Information and Hazardous Assets
Copying Assets
Using the Asset Search Utility
Adding Assets from a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet
Using Transaction Currency

Maintaining Leased Assets
Describing Lease Types
Defining Lease Payment Schedules
Creating Leased Assets
Defining Step Leases
Updating Lease Information
Generating Lease Reports

Adjusting, Recategorizing and Transferring Assets
Adjusting Asset Information
Reviewing Asset Cost History
Using the Financials Audit Framework
Recategorizing Assets
Transferring Assets Within a Business Unit (IntraUnit)
Transferring Assets Between Business Units (InterUnit)
Reviewing and Approving Asset Transfer Requests

Retiring and Reinstating Assets
Describing Asset Retirements
Retiring Assets Manually
Retiring Fully Depreciated Assets Automatically
Using the Disposal Worksheet to Retire Assets
Describing Retirement Integration with Other PeopleSoft Products
Reviewing the Net Book Value of Parent-Child Assets
Reinstating Assets

Maintaining Parent and Child Assets
Describing Parent and Child Asset Relationships
Adding Parent and Child Assets
Adding a Parent Asset as a Reporting Umbrella
Updating Basic Information for Parent-Child Assets
Adjusting Parent and Child Assets
Recategorizing Parent and Child Assets
Performing Transfers of Parent and Child Assets
Retiring Parent and Child Assets

Depreciating Assets
Describing How Asset Management Calculates Depreciation
Reviewing and Modifying Open Transactions
Performing the Depreciation Calculation Process
Describing the Remaining Value and Life-to-Date Depreciation Methods
Reviewing the NBV of Parent-Child Assets
Recalculating Depreciation and Executing What-If Calculations

Depreciating Assets - France
Configuring and Depreciating Assets Using the Derogatory Method
Creating Accounting Entries for Derogatory Depreciation
Configuring and Reporting Business Tax
Revaluing Assets
Running Statutory Reports

Depreciating Assets - India
Describing Depreciation Processing for India
Processing Tax Depreciation for India

Depreciating Assets - Japan
Descibing Japanese Depreciation Methods
Using the Extended Depreciation Worksheet
Using Special and Increased Depreciation Methods
Using Advanced Depreciation
Using Composite Depreciation
Setting Up Currency Rounding Options
Generating Local Tax Reports
Calculating Consumption Tax (VAT) When Selling Retired Assets

Maintaining Asset Book Information
Describing Asset Books and Required Information for Calculating Depreciation
Reviewing Changes Made to Asset Books

Reporting and Charting Asset Information
Describing Asset Management Reporting Options
Generating Asset Management Reports from Batch Processes
Generating Asset Management Reports Online
Managing and Viewing the Asset Component Hierarchy
Generating Asset Management Charts

Generating Asset Accounting Entries
Creating and Reviewing Asset Accounting Entries
Summarizing Cost Rows
Closing Depreciation
Closing Asset Accounting Periods
Listing Common Month-End Processes
Validating and Securing ChartFields

Allocating Depreciation Expense
Describing Depreciation Allocation
Defining Transaction Groups
Setting Up the Depreciation Allocation Business Process
Creating Allocation Entries

Integrating with PeopleSoft General Ledger and Other PS Products
Defining the General Ledger to Accept Journal Entries
Defining the Link Between Asset Management and General Ledger
Running the Journal Generator Process
Integrating with PeopleSoft Purchasing and Payables
Using On-Demand Processing
Consolidating and Unitizing Assets
Running the Transaction Loader Process
Integrating with Project Costing, Billing, Strategic Sourcing, and Budgeting

Planning for Capital Asset Acquisitions
Describing Asset Budgeting and Capital Acquisition Planning
Defining Capital Acquisition Plans (CAP)
Linking Assets to a CAP
Reviewing and Adjusting CAP information

Performing Mass Changes to Assets
Describing Mass Changes to Asset Information
Defining a Mass Change
Running the Mass Change Process
Reviewing the Results of a Mass Change
Running the Transaction Loader Process

Final Course Activity
Defining the Control Tables Needed to Perform Transactions
Performing Functions to Create Open Transactions
Calculating Depreciation on Open Transaction
Creating Accounting Entries and Running Depreciation Close
Running the Journal Generator Process
Viewing Results