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Training Details

Course Duration: 50-55 hours Training + Assignments + Actual Project Based Case Studies

Training Materials: All attendees will receive,

  • Assignment after each module, Video recording of every session
  • Notes and study material for examples covered.
  • Access to the Training Blog & Repository of Materials

Pre-requisites for this training

Who should plan on joining?

  • Someone who is looking for a career in SAP HANA Database.
  • Someone who is looking for a career in BUSINESS OBJECTS for SAP customers.
  • Someone who is working on SAP BW and wants to get certified in SAP BO and SAP HANA.
  • Someone who is working in another SAP module and want to move to SAP BO and HANA.

Training Format:

This course is delivered as a highly interactive session, with extensive live examples. This course is Live Instructor led Online training delivered using Cisco Webex Meeting center Web and Audio Conferencing tool.

Timing: Weekdays and Weekends after work hours.

Project Work and Case Study details and Time spent?

  • At the end, we will work on a POC Excel file, simulating to real world project scenarios, work on project deliverables, end to end process, all types of transformation, naming practices and best practices.

Training Highlights

  • Focus on Hands on training with lot of assignments, practice exercises and quizzes
  • Assignments, Case Studies & Study Material
  • Quality Study material
  • SAP BW 7.3 Concepts covered for better understanding of SAP BOBI 4.1 integration with SAP BW BI.
  • Case Studies based on Real-time project based Scenarios
  • SAP BOBI 4.1 Certification Guidance
  • Certificate of Participation at the end.

ZaranTech SAP BO 4.1 on HANA Training Roadmap

How are we Different from other Training Institutes?

Role-specific training instead of Product-based training – We are the leaders in providing **Role-Specific training and e-learning solutions for individuals and corporations. Our curriculum are based on real-time job functions as opposed to being product-based. Real-time scenarios and troubleshooting techniques shown in class.
(**Role based training – Here our trainers share their real-time implementation experience in the class. The trainer will work with participant on several Case Studies based on a actual projects. This gives the participant an understanding of how things are accomplished in real-time environment. The idea is to get the participant familiar of the process, real-time.)

Longer Course Durations – We provide students with more detailed training with Assignments based on the real-time scenarios as well as case studies so that the students take away relevant experience in their respective platform.

We offer Training Blogs using Google Site – The Training Blogs are a common platform for both the trainer as well as the trainees to interact with, discuss queries with the trainers, upload assignments and referring assignments. Training Blogs helps the student to attend the sessions anywhere, anytime, using laptop, desktop or tabs/palmtops.

We provide study materials using Google Drive –We provide access to a Repository of materials for training using Google Drive Cloud. The students are given access to their respective modules using Google Drive for which they have access for lifetime and can be accessed anywhere any time.

For our SAP Trainings –We offer the longest duration of Courses in SAP as compared to any other training institute out there. Our SAP training programs are very detailed. Integration with other SAP modules is covered as a part of our training programs.

Never miss a session – We video record every online training sessions and post the Video recording on the training Blog after the session. So if a students misses a Live Online session, the Video is always available on the Blog. Other students can always go back to these video recordings for review purpose or just to go over.

Highly Qualified and Well Experienced Trainers – Our Trainers are highly qualified and are well experienced in their respective domains. We have trainers from USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore and many other countries.

Case Studies and Assignments Based on Real Scenarios – The Case Studies and Assignments assigned to the students are based on real-time scenarios out the Trainers Past Projects they were involved in.

Certification Assistance – During and at the end of training, the Sr. trainer will provide Certification questions and answers to help you clear the Certification (if required). They will guide each student the required Certification program as well as they themselves are Certified. Every student also receives a ZaranTech Training Completion Certificate as well.

Career Counseling – If you are New to IT and want career counseling to help you decide which stream to go into, please click the link, and fill out the Career Counseling form and one of our counselors will get in touch.

Placement Assistance – Our “After the training” team can also help you with Resume prep guidance, Interviews questions and Mock interviews after your training is complete.

Modules Covered in this Training

In this training, attendees learn:

  1. Overview SAP HANA 1.0
  2. Product Availability Matrix (Supported H/w Vendors Platform)
  3. Architecture
  4. SAP HANA System Landscapes
  5. SAP HANA System Sizing Guidelines
  6. Data Provisioning
  7. SAP HANA Studio view
  8. SAP HANA Modeling
  9. SAP BO Reporting
  10. SAP HANA User Management
  11. SAP HANA System Monitoring & Administration
  12. SAP HANA Security & Authorization
  13. Distributed System Landscape
  14. Role of Solution Manager in SAP HANA
  15. SAP BW on HANA
  16. Certification Questions & Answers

Attendees also learn:

  1. Resume Preparation Guidelines and Tips
  2. Mock Interviews and Interview Preparation Tips

Topics Covered

Overview SAP HANA 1.0

  1. Information Explosion
  2. Consumerization of ‘IT’
  3. ‘IT’ cannot deliver
  4. Reality with SAP HANA
  5. SAP In-Memory Appliance
  6. Hardware Innovations
  7. Bottlenecks
  8. Understanding Columnar Data Storage
  9. When to use Column store
  10. When to user Row Store
  11. Avoid Bottlenecks
  12. Customer feedback and benefits on SAP HANA Implementation Use cases

Product Availability Matrix (Supported H/w Vendors Platform)

BOBI 4.1 Architecture

  1. SAP HANA Appliance Architecture View
  2. SAP HANA Database Engine View
  3. SAP HANA Data-Loading View
  4. SAP HANA Data-Modeling View
  5. SAP HANA Reporting View
  6. SAP HANA Administrator View
  7. Persistence layer, Backup and Recovery

SAP HANA System Landscapes

SAP HANA System Sizing Guidelines

Data Provisioning

  1. Direct in HANA: Loading Data from Excel file to HANA Database with/ without Template Tables
  2. Via Data Services
    • Loading Data from Oracle / Sql Server Database
    • Loading Data from SAP ECC with Dataflow
    • Loading Data from ECC with ABAP Dataflow
    • Loading Data from BW to SAP HANA Databse
    • Loading Metadata from SAP ECC to HANA Database
  3. Via Replication (Landscape Transformation)
    • SAP Landscape Replication server for HANA
    • Key benefits of SLT replication server
    • Key benefits of Trigger-Based Approach
    • Architecture for SAP source replication
    • Architecture for Non-SAP source replication
    • Configuration and monitoring Dashboard
    • Creating new Configuration for SAP Sources
    • Creating New Configuration for Non-SAP sources
    • Result of Creating new Configuration
    • Launching Data provisioning UI in HANA studio
    • Start Load/Replication
    • Stop/Suspend replication
    • Status Monitoring in HANA Studio
    • SLT based transformation Concept
    • Advanced replication settings
    • Change of table structuring and partitioning
    • Filtering and selective data replication
  4. Via SAP DXC

SAP HANA Studio view

SAP HANA Modeling

  1. Data warehouse Concepts
  2. Data Modeling techniques
    • ER Model
    • Multidimensional Model
    • ER Model to Multidimensional Model
    • Star Schema
  3. Attribute Views (Standard / Derived / Time Dimension)
    • Calculated Columns
    • Hidden Attributes
    • Using Hierarchies (Level / Parent Child)
    • Applying Filters
  4. Analytical View
    • Calculated Measure
    • Calculated Attributes
    • Restricted Measure
    • variables and Input Parameters
  5. Calculation View
    • Graphical Calculation view
    • Using Union, Join, Projection, Aggregation
    • Scripted Calculation views
    • Hierarchies
  6. HANA Modelling Approach
  7. Connecting Tables using Inner / Left outer / Right Outer / Full Outer / Text / Referential Join
    • Data Definition Language (Create / Alter / Drop)
    • Data Manipulation Language (Insert / Update Delete)
      • Data Query Language (Select)
    • Functions
    • Creating procedures
    • Creating Table Types
    • Using CE-Functions
    • Control Statements
  9. Export and Import Models
  10. Case Study based on:
    • Real world data warehouse Model
    • SAP ERP Tables

SAP BO Reporting

  1. Client connectivity options
  2. SAP BO System Landscape Architecture and Product Availability Matrix
  3. MS-Excel
    • Reporting via MDX
    • Reporting via BICS
  4. SAP BO Analysis
    • Creating Analysis Workspace
    • Putting up Visualizations
  5. SAP BO Explorer
    • Create Information Spaces
    • Create Exploration sets
    • Use case of SAP BO Explorer
  6. SAP Lumira
    • Connect directly to SAP HANA
    • Connect through Semantic Layer (Universe)
    • Prepare Data
    • Visualize Data
    • Create Storyboards (as good as simple Dashboard)
    • Case Study to discover information
  7. Semantic Layer (Universe)
    • Connect to SAP HANA using OLAP Connection
    • Connect to SAP HANA using Relational Connection
    • Create Data Foundation Layer
    • Create Business Layer
    • Deep dive to Universe like resolve loops, Object Qualifications, Customizing list of values, Derived Tables etc…
    • Case Study based on Data warehouse model
  8. SAP Crystal Reports and Dashboards
    • Connectivity to SAP HANA
    • Create sample reports and Dashboards
  9. Webi
    • Connect to SAP HANA through Semantic Layer (Universe)
    • Create quick Ad-Hoc reports with below Functionalities
      • Tables, Charts, Master Detail, Breaks, Pivot Table
      • Formulas and Variables
      • Apply Rankings, Conditional Formatting
      • Apply Sorts
      • Static and Dynamic filtering
      • Case Study on creating quick Ad-Hoc Report
  10. Distribution to Users
    • Send manually to various destinations like BI Inbox, Outlook Inbox, Shared Folder, FTP Destination
    • Automate the Distribution Process to above Destinations
    • Automate the Distribution Process with data level security to above Destinations

SAP HANA User Management

SAP HANA System Monitoring & Administration

SAP HANA Security & Authorization

Distributed System Landscape

Role of Solution Manager in SAP HANA

Certification Questions & Answers

About Trainer Ganesh :

  • Certified BO/BW/HANA 1.0 consultant with rock solid experience in Delivery/Consulting/Assessment/POC projects with fortune 500 companies and as a Solution Architect.
  • More than 11 years of Consulting & Teaching experience in SAP BO (5.0/6.0/XI R1 , XI R2, 3.0 4.X ) BW versions (2.0B, 2.1, 3.0B, 3.1C, 3.5, BW 7.0 NW 2004S), Hana SP4 ,SP5 , SP6).
  • Certified SAP BW, SAP BO Consultant with (a) WEBI XI 3.0 level 1 & 2 and Hana SP5.
  • With a strong background in training and deep knowledge of the core subject and techniques on getting certification successfully completed many batches around the globe.
  • Trained over 120 + batches in BW/BO/HANA and 80% of the students accomplished in getting jobs in various domains.

CASE STUDY # 1 – “Creation of Universe”

Creation of Universe from scratch (Manufacturing Domain):

In this Case study we will be creating a Universe from the beginning for a Manufacturing Domain. This Case Study also illustrates different types of challenges you will face while designing the Universe in the real-time working environment.


  • Designing the schema
  • Defining cardinalities and Joins
  • Defining Classes and Objects and setting the properties according to business requirements
  • Detecting and resolving the loops using aliases and context
  • Detecting and resolving SQL traps like chasm and fan traps
  • Applying restrictions on Objects and Using @Functions
  • Using Hierarchies and List of values and Managing Universe

CASE STUDY # 2 – “Creation of Web-i Report”

Creation of Web intelligence report with auto scheduling:

The Purpose of this Case Study is to explore all the features of Web Intelligence while working on real-time projects. Here are some of the tasks involved in creation of a Web-i report.


  • Creating Web Intelligence documents with queries
  • Restricting Data returned by a Query.
  • Enhancing the presentation of data in the reports
  • Different types of Formatting Options
  • Calculating the data with Formulas and Variables.

CASE STUDY # 3 – “Creation of Corporate Dashboard”

Creation of Corporate dashboard for Supply chain mgmt (Banking Domain):

This case study is an Example of how to create the Corporate dashboard report by exploring different types of charts in Xcelcius like Line charts, Column charts, Pie Charts.

How to be a certified SAP BO/BI certification?

Certification for SAP BO/BI can be attained by the aspirant in the following steps:
Step 1: Once training is over, Registration must be done for C_BOBIP_40 exam.
Step 2: Complete the exam and hence you shall be certified.

What are the requirements for the certification?

Degree is desired along with the basic understanding of the concepts and functionalities of Object oriented programming shall be an advantage.

What are the pattern for the exam and the duration for the test?

The examination would consist of 80 multiple choice questions, the duration for the examination is 180 minutes and the passing score is 64%.

Technical Requirements to take an Online training with ZaranTech

Technical Requirements for ZaranTech Online Classes:

  • Operating System: Windows XP or newer
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 6.x or newer
  • CPU: P350 MHz, recommended P500+ MHz
  • Memory: 128 MB, recommended 256+ MB RAM
  • Free Disk Space: 40 MB, recommended 200+ MB for content and recordings
  • Internet Connection: 28.8 Kbps, recommended 128+ Kbps
  • Monitor: 16 bit colors (high color)
  • Other: Sound card, microphone, and speakers OR headset with microphone

What is the Difference between Live training and Video training?

These Videos here will help you understand the difference,
VIDEO – What is Instructor led LIVE Training –
VIDEO – What is Instructor led VIDEO Training –

Benefits of online training as compared to classroom training

Online Training Benefits
A constantly shifting and changing IT market requires IT professionals to do more with less, making use of new tools and solutions to move forward. Investment in learning and development enables growth in our changing information technology marketplace, giving you the knowledge and skills to act, behave, and perform your job differently. Instructor-led Online training can provide the learning solutions you need in a format that is cost-effective and convenient bringing the interactivity, expertise, and diverse curriculum of our traditional courses to your home or office utilizing state-of-the-art technology. This method of learning allows for live interaction with the trainer and fellow students, without the cost of travel or lodging expenses. To accommodate the demanding schedules of professionals that is trying to do more with less.

Some of the major benefits are :

  1. Full Interactivity –
    Two-way voice over internet and web-conferencing using Cisco WebEx Meeting Center tool. This tool enables participants to ask questions and collaborate with each other in an online virtual space and enables the online trainer to answer questions, take simulations, and receive answers instantaneously. Every trainee can view the trainers desktop and vice versa.
  2. Cost Savings and Convenience –
    Courses can be completed from home, the office, or wherever the Internet is accessible. There is no need to travel to a specific location to attend a training program. Less overhead cost for the company and the savings is passed on to the trainees. Shorter course schedules mean that projects don’t have to be put on hold while participants train (for corporations).
  3. Never Miss a Session –
    With online training, you can receive archived video recorded sessions to all enrollees and the streaming video recording links are posted on the Training blog after each session. Participants may view these sessions to review sessions post-class or make up a missed class as needed. Accesses to Video Recordings are available after the training end thus making it easy for you to review after training ends.
  4. Location Independent –
    You may join for an online instructor-led course from any part of the world without having to travel. Trainees can attend from USA, Canada, New Zealand, UK, Australia, India and many other countries around the world.
  5. Affordable –
    Classroom sessions are expensive. You pay for Hotel, Food, Travel plus Course Fees. All those overhead costs quickly add up to more than 5,000 dollars. Online training programs costs less and is a fraction of that cost of classroom training.
  6. Career Focused –
    The online IT training courses match the tasks, assignments or projects you perform for employers on the job guaranteeing that the new skills you gain after training are immediately relevant to your career or employer.
  7. Shorter Sessions –
    By providing shorter session duration and then providing assignments, gives the trainees time to understand the concepts and practice from the assignments and be prepared for the next session. Online training sessions are each 2-3 hrs long and only cover 10hrs per week. Classes are scheduled 2-3 days apart giving you time to practice.
  8. Computer-Aided Simulation Learning –

    A growing number of Online Training courses are utilizing computer-aided simulation. This feature allows you to learn by making critical decisions in a realistic and safe “virtual” business setting. The consequences of your actions can be comprehended immediately. It is a highly-effective method for realizing the potential short- and long-term benefits (or dangers) of specific actions and decisions. The lessons learned using simulation are entrenched in your mind and can be applied to your role immediately.

  9. Minimum Technical Requirements:
    • Operating System: Windows XP or newer
    • Browser: Internet Explorer 6.x or newer
    • CPU: P350 MHz, recommended P500+ MHz
    • Memory: 128 MB, recommended 256+ MB RAM
    • Free Disk Space: 40 MB, recommended 200+ MB for content and recordings
    • Internet Connection: 28.8 Kbps, recommended 128+ Kbps
    • Monitor: 16 bit colors (high color)
    • Others: Sound card, microphone, and speakers OR headset with microphone

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.

What are the pre-requisites of taking this training?

– Someone who has the Basic computer and IT skills.
– Someone who is looking for a career in SAP HANA Database.
– Someone who is looking for a career in BUSINESS OBJECTS for SAP customers.
– Someone who is working on SAP BW and wants to get certified in SAP BO and SAP HANA.
– Someone who is working in another SAP module and want to move to SAP BO and HANA.

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.

How will be the practicals/assignments done?

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

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 CST (Central Standard Time GMT-6) 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 thru the videos once again and completing your assignments.

What if I miss a class?

We Video 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.

How can I request for a support session?

You can do that by posting a question on the training blog.

What If I have queries after I complete this course?

You can post those questions on the training blog.

Will I get 24*7 Support ?

You will get 24*7 accesss 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 for the same.

Can I get the recorded sessions of a class from some other batches before attending a live class?

Yes, you can. Or you can see our Youtube page for previous batch session recordings.

How will I get the recorded sessions?

It will be provided to you through the trainng blog.

How can I download the class videos?

You wont be able to download any videos. They are available for you to View using the training blog 24*7.

Is the course material accessible to the students even after the course training finishes?


Do you provide Placements as well

We are infact, a Consulting company which provides training so we are mainly looking for trainees who are looking for Placement after training.
After the Training Process explained (Video):
Our 6-step training to placement process (Video):

How can I complete the course in a shorter Duration?

Enroll to our Self paced video training.
Video Explanation – What is Instructor led VIDEO Training –

Do you provide any Certification? If yes, what is the Certification process?

We provide Certification guidance at the end of each course. You will also receive a “Certificate of Completion” from ZaranTech at the end of the course.

Are these classes conducted via LIVE video streaming?

We have both the options available

What internet speed is required to attend the LIVE classes?

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

What are the payment options?

We accept Credit Cards, Paypal, Bank payments from anywhere in USA, Money orders, International Wire transfer, ACH transfers, Chase Quickpay, Bank of America transfers, Wellsfargo Surepay. All the payments details are mentioned on the Enrollment page.

What if I have more queries?

Call the number listed on the Course Details page of our website.