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SAP BusinessObjects BI (also known as BO or BOBJ) is a suite of front-end applications that allow business users to view, sort and analyze business intelligence data. The suite includes the following key applications:

Crystal Reports — Enables users to design and generate reports
Xcelsius/Dashboards — Allows users to create interactive dashboards that contain charts and graphs for visualizing data

Web Intelligence — Provides a self-service environment for creating ad hoc queries and analysis of data both online and offline Explorer — Allows users to search through BI data sources using an iTunes-like interface. Users do not have to create queries to search the data and results are shown with a chart that indicates the best information match

Course Curriculum

  • SAP BI Launch Pad 4.1
  • SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence
  • Web-Intelligence Rich Client (Desktop based tool)
  • SAP Business Objects BI Information Design Tool 4.1 (IDT)
  • SAP Business Objects BI Universe Designer tool (UDT)
  • SAP BW Integration with BO (Using IDT)
  • SAP HANA with BO (Using IDT and UDT)
  • Promotional management Tool & Upgrade management tool
  • Report Conversion Tool (Deski to Webi Reporting)
  • BO Administration/ Security (CMC/CCM)
  • SAP Business Objects Dashboards (Crystal Xcelsius 2011)
  • Crystal Reports
  • BO Project migration
  • BO Deployment and Report Scheduling
  • New features of SAP Business Objects 4.1
  • SAP Designer studio 4.1
  • SAP Visual intelligence
  • Differences between different versions of BO
  • Interview Questions and BO Certification exam preparation

SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence

BI launch pad: What’s new in 4.1

Customizing BI launch pad

Creating Interactive Analysis documents with queries

Restricting data returned by a query

Types of filters

Designing Interactive Analysis reports

Enhancing the presentation of data in reports

Formatting reports

Calculating data with formulas and variables

Using multiple data sources

Analyzing data

Managing and sharing Interactive Analysis documents

Reporting from Other Data Sources

Accessing corporate information with Web Intelligence

Understanding how universes allow you to query databases using everyday business terms.

Managing documents

Creating Web Intelligence Documents with Queries

Modifying a document’s query

Using prompts to restrict data

Using complex filters

Displaying data in tables and charts

Presenting data in free-standing cells

Enhancing the Presentation of Reports

Using breaks, calculations, sorts and report filters

Ranking data to see top or bottom values

Using alerters to highlight information

Organizing a report into sections

Copying data to other applications

Alternative Query Techniques Using Combined Queries Using Sub-Queries

Creating a Query based on another Query

Character and Date String Functions Using the character string functions concatenating different data types Using date functions

Using If Logic

Grouping data using If() logic

Using If() to modify calculation behavior

Advanced Reporting Features Formatting breaks

Creating custom sorts

Displaying document data in free-standing cells

Alternative Query Techniques Defining Combined Query Types Using Combined Queries

Using Sub-Queries

Creating a Query on a Query

Character and Date String Functions Understanding Character Strings

Linking to documents and URLs in Web Intelligence

Create the reports on top of Sap BEX queries

Web-Intelligence Rich Client 4.1

Introducing Web Intelligence

Create reports using webservises as a Data source

Using complex filters

Report Design

Ranking data to see top or bottom values

Tracking data changes

Using alerters to highlight information

Organizing a report into sections

Copying data to other applications

Formatting Reports

Preparing documents for PDF and print

Calculating Data with Formulas and Variables

Understanding formulas and variables

Understanding how Web Intelligence calculates data

Creating formulas and variables to calculate data

Using Multiple Data Sources

Adding a new query using a personal data provider

Creating multiple queries in a document

Synchronizing data with merged dimensions

Analyzing Data

Drilling into the data

Setting Web Intelligence drill options

Using sub-queries

Creating a query based on another query

Changing data sources

Using the query drill

Using query sampling

Understanding dimensions and details

Character and Date String Functions

Using character string functions

Concatenating different data types

Using date functions

Calculation Contexts

Understanding calculation contexts

Redefining calculation contexts

Using If Logic


Additional Reporting Techniques

Using data tracking

Displaying data restricted by a filter or ranking

Using additional report functions

Information Design Tool 4.1

What is the Information Design Tool (IDT)

Create a project

Create a connection to a relational database (Single and Multiple databases)

Create the data foundation with Single & Multiple databases

Define the different types joins in a data foundation

Create a business layer

Create folders and objects

Resolve Loops and Use alias

Resolve Loops Use contexts

Resolving the fan traps and Chasm traps problem

Define data restrictions

Work with LOVs

Use Parameters restrict data

Use @functions also Aggregate Awareness

Create Derived Tables and Index Awareness

Maintain universes

Deploy and manage and maintain universes

Documentation of the universes

SAP BW Integration with BO


Creating OLAP Connection (Using BICS middleware)



Universe Designer Tool 4.1

Understanding Business-Objects Universes.

Understanding how universes allow users to query databases using their everyday business terms.

Creating Universe Connections.

Creating the universe on different databases

Building and populating the Universe Structure.

Defining joins in a universe.

Creating Dimension Objects.

Understanding classes and objects.

Creating Measure Objects.

Understanding measure objects.

Using List of Values.

Resolving Loops.

Resolving loops using aliases.

Resolving loops using contexts.

Chasm traps and Fan traps.

Restricting the data returned by objects.

Using Functions with Objects.

Using @ Functions.

Using Hierarchies.

Working with hierarchies.

Aggregate Awareness.

Derived Tables

Securing Universes.

Managing Universes.

BO Administration (CMC)

Understanding BusinessObjects Enterprise What is BusinessObjects Enterprise?

Installation and configuration

Managing all servers

Configure the Audit databases to monitor BO server health Checkup

Working in the Central Management Console BusinessObjects Enterprise Architecture

BO Cluster Setup and maintaining the load balancing

Understanding the Business Objects Enterprise architecture Enterprise Security Creating users, groups, and folders

BusinessObjects Enterprise security model


Guidelines for planning security



Configuring the FTP and SMTP Server

Setting up groups and users

Organizing and changing Folders & Categories



Controlling Universes

Scheduling through CMC

User Security

Database Configuration

Modify Settings for Applications

Access Levels


Managing Content in Multiple Deployments

Understanding the Import Wizard


Understanding Upgrade Management Tool

SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.1

Xcelsius Dashboard Overview

Creating Dashboards using Query As A Web Service (QAAWS) and Live Office

Create Drill Down dashboard reports

What’s new in SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.1

Creating a Visualization

Producing interactive visualizations

Getting around in Xcelsius

Working with your Excel workbook

Visualizing data with charts

Using Xcelsius Components

Formatting a Visualization

Applying formatting options

Using themes and templates to apply formatting

Adding Interactivity to a Visualization

Using selectors

Adding dynamic visibility

Using live data sources

Connecting to BO Universes using Query as a Web Service

Using Live Office data

Creating Complex dashboards

SAP Crystal Reports 2011

Crystal Report Overview

Creating reports

Selecting records

Organizing data on reports

Grouping & section formatting

Creating basic and complex formulas

Using variables

Using report templates

Applying conditional reporting

Building parameterized and specialized reports

Summarizing data with cross tabs

Using report sections

Representing data visually

Managing reports

Distributing reports

Using repository data sources

Report processing

Linking Crystal Reports to Webi reports

Drill down reports



Priority Training


1.Is there any Demo Video I can see before enrolling to the course?Yes, Demo Videos are provided free and you can attend one of our Live Demo Sessions.

2. How soon after I Enroll would I get access to the Training Program and Content?

Right after you have Enrolled, we will send you an Email to your Gmail id with a Video on How To login to the training blog and get access to the training program and content.

3. Who are the instructors and what are their qualifications?

All our instructors are Senior Consultants themselves with a minimum of 10 years of real-time experience in their respective fields. Each trainer has also trained more than 100 students in the individual and/or corporate training programs.

4. How will be the practicals/assignments done?

Practicals/assignments will be done using the training blog. Instructions will be sent after you enroll.

5. When are the classes held and How many hours effort would I need to put in every day/week?

Online Live sessions are held weekdays evening EST (Eastern Standard Time GMT-5:00) or on Weekends. The schedule is posted for each batch on the website. You have to put in a effort of 8-10 hrs per week going threw the videos once again and completing your assignments.

6. What if I miss a class?

We record every Live session and after the session is complete, we will post the Video recording of that session in the blog. You will have access to these Video recordings for 6 months from the date you start your training. Material access will be provided using Google Drive Cloud for lifetime.

7. Will I get 24*7 Support ?

You will get 24*7 access to the blog to post your questions. Trainers will answer your questions within 24 hrs of time. Normally they answer very frequently, like about 1-2 hrs. You can also approach your training coordinator or Support Staff threw skype for the same.

8. How can I complete the course in a shorter Duration?

Yes you can. Go for the Video Training.

9. What internet speed is required to attend the LIVE classes?

512Kbbs/ 1Mbps of internet speed is recommended to attend the LIVE classes. However, we have seen people attending the classes from a much slower internet.

10.What are the payment options?

We accept all Credit Cards, via Paypal

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