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Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course Outline

This Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course is comprised of the following subjects:

Editing Reports:

  • Editing Blocks
  • Applying and Formatting Filters
  • Applying and Formatting Sorts

Formatting Reports:

  • Creating and Using Templates
  • Page Formatting Options
  • Formatting Tables and Sections
  • Adding Page Breaks
  • Formatting Charts
  • Aligning Cells and Blocks

Restricting Data with Conditions:

  • Multi-Value Conditions
  • Using Logical Operators (AND/OR)
  • Pre-Defined Conditions
  • Prompted Condition Queries
  • Using Wildcards in Queries
  • Displaying Prompt Criteria in Reports
  • Creating Subqueries
  • Combine Queries (Union, Intersect, and Minus)

Using Multiple Data Providers:

  • Understanding Data Providers
  • Multiple Queries from a Single Universe
  • Naming and Using Data Providers
  • Querying Multiple Universes in a Single Document
  • Using Personal Data Files (e.g., Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets) as Data Sources
  • Synchronising Data Providers by Linking
  • Numeric Data Format Issues

Defining and Using Variables:

  • Creating Variables
  • Resetting Calculations Across Breaks
  • If/Then/Else Variables
  • The Group Function
  • Creating a Variable Using the Group Function
  • Understanding Calculation Contexts

Using Slice and Dice:

  • Slice and Dice View
  • Converting Tables to Crosstabs
  • Converting Table Blocks to Charts
  • Adding Breaks, Totals, Filters, and Other Functions


  • Understanding Hierarchies
  • Setting the Scope of Analysis
  • Pre-Defined Hierarchies
  • Drilling on Single and Multiple Hierarchies
  • Creating Custom Hierarchies
  • Drilling on Charts
  • Displaying Drill Information
  • Saving Snapshots

Exporting Data for Use in Other Applications:

  • Exporting Data from a Block
  • Exporting Data from a Data Provider

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Who should attend this Business Intelligence Training Course?

This training course is designed for those who have been introduced to Business Objects and are wishing to expand their knowledge.


There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course.

Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course Overview

This Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter training course teaches delegates some clear, practical techniques that will boost productivity with Business Objects. This course is the next step after the Business Objects introductory certification, as it expands on knowledge acquired at this beginner’s level.

Nevertheless, during the Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter training, elements from the introduction course are revisited to refresh delegate understanding. Topics covered within this one-day training course include the refinement and formatting of reports, using conditions to restrict data, multiple data providers, and the use of variables. Likewise, delegates will also learn about the technique of slice and dice, drilling, and exporting data.

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What’s Included in this Business Intelligence Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course FAQs


No, Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter delegates are not required to sit an exam.
Business Objects is a program for displaying, assessing, and sharing information. Delegates can learn how to formulate reports using Business Objects.
Yes, all delegates will receive a Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter training completion certificate.
All our instructors are fully certified and have years of experience in their specialist area.
The price for Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course certification in Philippines starts from $995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Business Objects Desktop Intelligence Advanced Reporter Course.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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