Business Objects Course

Business Objects CourseBusiness Objects Course

This Desktop Intelligence Introductory Reporter course is intended for new users of Business Objects who have little or no previous experience of the software. The course aims to provide a good basic grounding in the use of Business Objects for presenting and analysing information, and for distributing that information to others within your organization.

The business objects course is suitable for users of Business Objects Desktop Intelligence XI, or earlier Business Objects versions 5, 6, and 6.5 (Full Client). It is not suitable for users of any version of Business Objects Web Intelligence. At the end of the course you should feel confident about using the reporting features of the software.

What will I learn

During this business objects course you learn all the key fundamentals to utilise the software proficiently. Please check the course outline for details

Course Outline

The topics covered in this business objects course are:

  • The Business Objects Environment

  • Documents

  • Reports

  • Blocks

  • Universes, Classes and Objects

  • Data Providers

  • The Training Course Universe – eFashion

  • Starting Business Objects

  • The User Interface

  • Toolbars and Menus

  • Help

  • The Report Manager

  • The Status Bar

  • Opening and Retrieving Documents

  • Opening, Saving and Closing Documents

  • Retrieving Documents

  • Sharing Documents

  • Using Slice and Dice

  • The Slice and Dice View

  • Converting Tables to Crosstabs

  • Converting Table Blocks to Charts

  • Adding Breaks, Totals, Filters and other Functions

  • Modifying Reports/Analysing Data

  • Editing Blocks to Manipulate Data

  • Adding Blocks to an Existing Report

  • Master/Detail Reports

  • Adding New Reports to a Document

  • Creating and Editing Queries

  • Using the Query Panel

  • Editing a Query

  • Building a Query

  • Running a Query

  • Saving Queries

  • Restricting Data with Conditions

  • Simple Conditions

  • User Defined Single Value Conditions

  • Pre-Defined Conditions

  • Using Functions

  • Filtering Data

  • Sorting Data

  • Ranking Data

  • Using Alerters

  • Inserting Calculations

  • Presentation Styles

  • Tables, Crosstabs and Charts

  • Using/Applying Templates

  • Formatting Blocks

  • Formatting Pages

  • Formatting Breaks

  • Special Fields

  • Using Headers and Footers

  • Adding Logos and Pictures

  • Creating Templates


To follow

Run In House In-house Courses – £1199.00 per day

Duration: This course is delivered over: 1 day

*All prices are excluding travel charged at 45 pence per mile.

This course is currently unavailable as a public course


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