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Cognos BI Reporting Course Outline

The 1-day Cognos BI Reporting course will give delegates the understanding and awareness of the advanced analytical platform.

The following topics will be taught during this course:


Module 1: Cognos BI Reporting Fundamentals

  • Types of Data
  • Data Processing
    • Introduction and Stages of Data Processing
  • Business Intelligence
    • Introduction and Trends in Business Intelligence
    • Business Intelligence Advantages
  • Reporting Fundamentals
  • Report Objects
    • Objects
    • Objects as Containers
    • Locking and Unlocking Objects
    • Hierarchy of Objects

Module 2: Creating a Dashboard or Story

  • General Workflow Steps to Create a View

Module 3: Report Components

  • Toolbox Tab
  • Source Tab
  • Toolbar and Menu
    • On-Demand Toolbar
    • Navigation Menu
  • User Interface

Module 4: Creating Reports

  • Introduction to Active Report
  • Two Types of Objects
    • Active Report Controls
    • Active Report Variables
  • Summary Functions
  • Combined Filters
  • Custom Filters
  • External Data

Module 5: Creating Charts

  • Column Charts
  • Line Charts
  • Scatter Charts
  • Pie Charts
  • Column-Line Charts
  • XML Specification
  • Access Permissions

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Who should attend this Cognos BI Reporting Training Course?

The Cognos BI Reporting is a comprehensive training course designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively use Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) for creating insightful and interactive reports and dashboards. The course is suitable for the following professionals:

  • Business Analysts
  • Report Designers
  • Data Analysts
  • Managers
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Data Scientists
  • Team Leaders

Prerequisites of the Cognos BI Reporting Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Cognos BI Reporting Training. However, a basic understanding of business analytics and report making can be beneficial.

Cognos BI Reporting Course Overview

Cognos BI (Business Intelligence) is a web-based reporting and analytic tool. The application is used to create user-friendly reports which can be shared with the business in XML or PDF format.

Cognos delivers a large variety of components to provide an adaptable reporting atmosphere that can be used for any type of industry. This advanced tool allows both analysts and business executives to summarize and organise data in different templates so that it is easier to view for both users.

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What’s included in this Cognos BI Reporting Training Course

  • World-class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Cognos BI Reporting Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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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.

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Cognos BI Training FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Cognos BI Training certification in Philippines starts from $995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Cognos BI Training.

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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