IFS Engineering - PDM Configuration


This course is a course towards gaining the IFS Certified Specialist - Functional accreditation. It enables students to cover and prepare all the examination specification topics for the PDM Configuration exam.

Target Audience

Those who need to be able to identify and state the essential decisions to be made, basic data and processes to use Engineering Parts in support of IFS PDM Configuration in IFS Applications.
  1. Introduction to PDM Configuration
  2. Establish New Parts
  3. Design Product Structures
  4. Prepare Parts for Release 
  5. Release Engineering Part Revisions
  6. Engineering Transfer
  7. Change Management
  8. Special Topics in PDM Configuration 

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand basic theory behind PDM Configuration Management
  • Understand overall use of IFS PDM Configuration
  • Create new Engineering Parts
  • Create Engineering Product Structures or Bills of Materials
  • Prepare for Release by adding Information to Engineering Parts
  • Satisfy Requirements and Release Engineering Parts
  • Transfer Engineering Parts to Production Sites
  • Use Engineering Change Management and create new Revisions of a Part
  • Know some Special Topics in PDM Configuration
Knowledge: Basic knowledge of the PDM Configuration business processes

Courses: IFS Fundamentals

Exams: IFS Fundamentals (recommended)


IFS Academy Inquiry Text



  • Consultants

IFS Applications Version:

  • IFS Applications 10


  • Specialist


  • IFS Engineering

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