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Business Objects Class Introduction

| 9:30am to 4:30pm ISC Training Lab 220

This hands-on instructor-led course will give students the skills to create comprehensive BusinessObjects Web Intelligence reports. Students will learn how to analyze information, distribute information, and use the major reporting features of Web Intelligence.

Who Should Attend:    This course is designed for business users who need to generate effective reports using BusinessObjects Web Intelligence XI R2 and XI 3.x.

Prerequisites: No prior reporting experience is required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office is helpful.

Fee:  $450   

Course Topics: After completing the course, student will be able to:
·    Understand BusinessObjects terminology and features
·    Understand the InfoView portal
·    Build complete BusinessObjects reports
·    Restrict data using conditions and filters
·    Use various presentation styles

Course Outline:

Module 1 – Introduction                
1.    Training Objectives              
2.    Overview of BusinessObjects Tools            
3.    The Island Resorts Marketing Universe        
4.    Course Book Overview                 
5.    Conventions Used In This Book    

Module 2 – The InfoView Portal
1.    Viewing Documents
2.    Managing Documents    
3.    Customizing the Portal        

Module 3 - Creating Your First Report
1.    Starting Web Intelligence                
2.    Accessing the Data Provider – Your Universe    
3.    Classes and Objects                    
4.    Result Objects                        
5.    Conditions Area                    
6.    Creating Your First Report
7.    Selecting Toolbars    
8.    Arranging Objects on the Page            

Module 4 - Selecting and Filtering Data
1.    Query Filters                                        
2.    Creating Complex Query Filters
3.    Precedence with And/Or Conditions                            
4.    Creating User Prompts                
5.    Report Filters    
6.    Precedence with And/Or Conditions                

Module 5 – Evaluating Data
1.    Sorting                            
2.    Grouping                        
3.    Calculations                        
4.    Breaks
5.    Ranking                            

Module 6 – Formatting Your Report
1.    Formatting Cells                    
2.    Special Fields                        
3.    Setting Alerts                        
4.    Working with Report Tabs                

Module 7 – Working With Data
1.    Saving the Report in Different Formats        
2.    Exporting Data to Microsoft Excel            
3.    Printing Your Report                                    

Module 8 – Charting
1.    Displaying Data in Charts                    
2.    Formatting Charts

To purchase a seat, please email your name, PennID#, budget code, and business administrator's email to  
Seats are limited.


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