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Business Objects v6 for user Training

Hands-on course
Duration : 2 days
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  • Program
  • Participants / Prerequisite
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Based on tutorials, the training will enable learners to grasp Business Objects (v6) concepts, create simple and complex queries, format reports and analyse the data. Commonly processed tasks and user tools will be detailed and directly used through practical examples.

Hands-on work

Learners will create reports and have the opportunity to practise all covered topics concerning the creation of queries and formatting. Environment : Windows NT, Business Objects, Excel, Access.


  • Introduction to Business Objects.
  • Tasks falling to user in the enterprise.
  • Presentation and introduction of the training environment (databases, universe).
  • Presentation of the user tool.

Hands-on work
First steps with the tool. Description of the query panel interface.

Business Objects concepts

  • Definition and presentation of elements supplied to the user (universe, classes, objects).
  • Definition and presentation of various types of objects (dimensions, details, measures).
  • Definition of queries, reports, blocs (tables, charts).

Creating reports

  • Open wizard. Presentation of the choice of data source (universe, external sources).
  • Creation of simple queries. Handling objects (adding and deleting objects).
  • Creation of queries with a condition. Definition of operators (selecting a choice of values from a list of values, creating prompts, ...).
  • Creation of queries with embedded conditions (usage of AND/OR).
  • Using the slice & dice window. (breaks, master/detail sections, ...)

Hands-on work
Creating queries with simple filters. Creating queries with multiple filters. Displaying results (slice & dice).

Formatting the reports

  • Sorting data.
  • Creating calculations on the report's numerical and alphanumerical data.
  • Defining, using and creating variables.
  • Defining and creating alerters.
  • Filtering ordering and ranking data.
  • Templates.
  • Charts.

Hands-on work
Applying various formats on a report. Creating and using templates. Creating pivot tables and charts from a report.

Multidimensional analysis

  • Slicing & Dicing.
  • Exploring hierarchies (explorer view).

Hands-on work
Applying multidimensional analysis on a report.

Information on sharing documents

  • Business Objects messaging.
Participants / Prerequisite

» Participants

End users in charge of writing the reports ; people involved in Decision making.

» Prerequisite

Knowledge of desktop applications such as Excel. The knowledge of decisional environments is an asset.

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Time schedule

Generally, courses take place from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30.
However, on the first day attendees are welcomed from 8:45, and there is a presentation of the session between 9:15 and 9:30.
The course itself begins at 9:30. For the 4- or 5-day hands-on courses, the sessions finish at 15:30 on the last day
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