Course Description

Enterprise COBOL Debugging and Maintenance

Course Code: D-732
Recommended Duration: 2 Days


The student learns how to use the Language Environment (LE) and COBOL facilities for debugging as well as how to effectively do maintenance on a module that has been debugged. The Program Binder is also discussed extensively.


COBOL programmers who need to know how to code calling and called programs (subroutines) and who need to know how to debug these programs in the LE environment; programmers who need to know how to use the Program Binder for maintenance.


Basic understanding of the COBOL language, and a working knowledge of how to code JCL statements. Fundamental understanding of CALL statements and basic subroutine concepts.

Related IBM Materials

This course is drawn from these and other IBM manuals; access to these publications in the classroom is desirable but not required:

SC27-1408 - COBOL Language Reference
SC27-1412 - COBOL Programming Guide
GA22-7560 - LE Debugging & Messages
SA22-7562 - LE Programming Reference

Major Topics Include



There are three hands-on exercises.








Course Objectives
Topical Outline
COBOL curriculum
LE curriculum
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