RSA Archer Platform Fundamentals for Business Users

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This 1-day on-demand classroom provides an overview of the RSA Archer  6 platform features as well as commonly leveraged end user functions.  Hands-on practice is included.



This one-day classroom-based workshop includes a thorough overview of RSA Archer Platform features, including but not limited to: Application and questionnaire creation and management, essential access control concepts, email notification options, reporting and dashboard options, integration possibilities, and more.



RSA Archer business users with a need to understand what is possible with the platform. Ideal audience includes those who may need to create business requirements but will not actually administer the platform.



1 day


Prerequisite Knowledge/Skills

Students should have a general understanding of their own business’s needs as it relates to the use of the RSA Archer system.


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the learner should be able to:

  • Navigate the RSA Archer GRC 6 interface
  • Describe administrative options related to building and maintaining applications and questionnaires
  • Explain basic access control options
  • Identify email notification options
  • Define integration options and determine the best use of each
  • Build reports and dashboards
  • Locate community-based resources for further study


Course Outline


  • Unit 1: Introduction to RSA Archer GRC 6
    • RSA Archer basics
    • Introduction to the lab environment
    • Interface components
    • Working with content records


  • Unit 2: Building an Application
    • Application basics
    • Field types
    • Layout options
    • Navigation menu options


  • Unit 3: Workflow Components
    • Data-driven events
    • Calculated fields
    • Subscription notifications
    • Advanced Workflow overview


  • Unit 4: Access Control
    • User accounts
    • Groups
    • Roles
    • Record permission fields
    • Private fields
    • LDAP considerations
  •   Unit 5: Reporting and Dashboards
    • Reporting basics
    • Global searches
    • Advanced searches
    • Statistics searches
    • iView types
    • Dashboards and Workspaces
    • Other reporting options
  • Unit 6: Integration
    • Data Import Manager capabilities
    • Data Feed Manager capabilities


  • Unit 7: Questionnaires
    • Questionnaire basics


  • Unit 8: Additional Resources
    • Introduction to RSA Link



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