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Course Duration:65 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:

  • Basics of SQL, Database and Data Warehouse knowledge

Who Should Join this Training:

  • Someone who is looking for a career in BUSINESS OBJECTS for SAP customers.
  • Someone who is looking for a career in BUSINESS OBJECTS for Non SAP customers.
  • Someone who is working as a SAP BW consultant and wants to learn SAP BO BI 4.1 skills.

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.

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 BusinessObjects 4.1 Training Roadmap

How are we Different from other Training Institutes?

Role-Specific Training – Traditional training focuses on an overall business process, without regard for the individual's role. By contrast, ZaranTech's series of role-based courses delivers in-depth training on a specific role within the business process.

Hands-on Mentoring – Our expert trainer's work side-by-side with each trainee and teach proven discipline and techniques for successful delivery. Mentoring is "hands-on" as part of actual projects to gain real-time experience.

Real-time Project Experience – Comprehension of practical skills is both reinforced and demonstrated in our training programs by completing Case studies of actual projects.

Certification Exams –Our trainers are all certified and provide expert industry level guidance to certification exams with tips and tricks to guarantee consistency of skills and practices for a successful completion of certification.

Ongoing Education – ZaranTech continues to offer new courses so you can keep up-to-date on latest technologies and best practices.

After reviewing your goals, and assessing your current IT skills capability, ZaranTech will tailor an after-the-training program and placement plan that will meet your needs in successful placement. This includes Resume preparation assistance, Mock interviews (technical and project based), Soft Skills and On-the-job support.

Modules Covered in this Training

In this training, attendees learn:

Module 1. Data warehousing/Dimensional modeling & SAP BW 7.3 Concepts
Module 2. Database Concepts needed for Data warehousing
Module 3. BOBI 4.1 Architecture
Module 4. Information Design Tool
Module 5. Web intelligence 4.1
Module 6. Crystal Reports for Enterprise
Module 7. Dashboard Design Tool
Module 8. Administration
Module 9. Widgets
Module 10. Webi-rich Client
Module 11. Query as Web service
Module 12. OLAP EDITION,BO Analysis MS EXCEL,MS PPT
Module 13. Business Objects Explorer 4.1
Module 14. BI Workspace
Module 15. BI Module
Module 16. Information Steward
Module 17. Security Implementation
Module 18. OLAP Universe
Module 19. Import Wizard\Publishing Wizard
Module 20. Business View Manager
Module 21. Live Office Reporting
Module 22. BO-SAP Integration/Edge Series
Module 23. BO-SAP HANA Integration
Module 24. SAP Webi/Dashboard Reporting
Module 25. BO BI Certification Guidelines
Module 26. SAP BO BI 4.0 Launch pad

New Enhancements for SAP BUSINESS OBJECTS 4.0:
  UNIT 1: Information Design Tool
UNIT 2: BI Launch Pad
UNIT 3: Dashboard Design Tool
UNIT 4: SAP BO 4.0, BW 7.3 Integration
UNIT 5: SAP BO BI 4.0 SAP HANA INTEGRATION

New Enhancements for SAP BUSINESS OBJECTS 4.1:
  UNIT 1: Designer Studio
UNIT 2: SAP Visual Intelligence
UNIT 3: Information Steward
UNIT 4: New Enhancements in Different Tools comparing with SAP BO BI 4.0

SAP BO BI 4.1 with SAP HANA 1.0 SP S5 SENARIOS:
  1. COPA scenario (Designing the Universes and Reporting using various Reporting tools)
2. SALES scenario (Designing the Universes and Reporting using various Reporting tools)
3. Procurement scenario (Designing the Universes and Reporting using various Reporting tools)

Attendees also learn:
1. Resume Preparation Guidelines and Tips
2. Mock Interviews and Interview Preparation Tips

Topics Covered

Data warehousing/Dimensional modeling/ SAP BW 7.3 Concepts

  1. OLTP vs. OLAP
  2. Types of OLAP
  3. Multi Dimensional Modeling Of SAP BW 7.3
  4. SAP BW 7.3 Cubes, DSO's ,Multi Providers, Infosets
  5. Business Explorer (Bex) Queries in BW 7.3 system as Data sources
  6. Data Flow in BW 7.3 and Activating Business Content Cube

Database Concepts needed for Data warehousing

  1. Joins & Cardinality
  2. Views/Materialized Views
  3. Date/Time Functions

BOBI 4.1 Architecture

  1. Architectural overview
  2. Client tier components
  3. Application tier components
  4. Intelligence tier
  5. Processing tier
  6. Data tier
  7. Security management
  8. Information

Information Design Tool(IDT)

  1. Understanding Business Objects Universes
  2. Creating the Course Universe
  3. Building the Universe Structure
  4. Creating Dimension Objects
  5. Creating Measure Objects
  6. Resolving Loops in a Universe
  7. Resolving SQL Traps
  8. Using List of Values
  9. Applying Restrictions on Objects
  10. Using @Functions with Objects
  11. Using Hierarchies
  12. Deriving Tables & Indexes
  13. Working with Aggregate Awareness
  14. Designing Advanced Objects
  15. Creating Predefined Condition
  16. LOVs & Joins
  17. Securing Universes
  18. Implementing Universe Life Cycle Mgmt
  19. Maintaining & Optimizing Universes
  20. Creating Universe from Other Data sources
  21. Designing Universes on SAP HANA tables and views
  22. Designing Universes on SAP HANA for COPA scenario, Sales Scenario, Procurement Scenarios

Universe Designer Tool(UDT)

  1. Understanding Business Objects Universes
  2. Creating the Course Universe
  3. Building the Universe Structure
  4. Creating Dimension Objects
  5. Creating Measure Objects
  6. Resolving Loops in a Universe
  7. Resolving SQL Traps
  8. Using List of Values
  9. Applying Restrictions on Objects
  10. Using @Functions with Objects
  11. Using Hierarchies
  12. Deriving Tables & Indexes
  13. Working with Aggregate Awareness
  14. Designing Advanced Objects
  15. Creating Predefined Condition
  16. LOVs & Joins
  17. Securing Universes
  18. Implementing Universe Life Cycle Mgmt
  19. Maintaining & Optimizing Universes
  20. Creating Universe from Other Data sources
  21. Designing Universes on SAP HANA tables and views
  22. Designing Universes on SAP HANA for COPA scenario, Sales Scenario, Procurement Scenarios

Web intelligence

  1. Understand concepts of Web intelligence
  2. Create Web Intelligence documents with Queries
  3. Restrict data returned by a query
  4. Design a report
  5. Enhance the presentation of data in reports
  6. Creation of Web intelligence report with auto scheduling
  7. Creation of Corporate dashboard for Supply chain mgmt/Banking Domain
  8. Format a report
  9. Calculate data with formulas and variables
  10. Use multiple data sources
  11. Analyze data
  12. Manage and share Web Intelligence documents
  13. Work with Advanced Query techniques
  14. Work with calculation contexts
  15. Create formulas with character & date string functions
  16. SUse "If" logic
  17. Work with additional reporting techniques
  18.  Create hyperlinks
  19. Designing Webi reports Based on BEX query as Source.
  20. Designing Webi Reports Based on SAP HANA UNX universes.

Crystal Reports 2011

  1. Planning a Report
  2. Selecting Records
  3. Formatting a Report
  4. Representing Data Visually
  5. Distributing Reports
  6. Creating Basic Formulas
  7. Organizing Data on a Report
  8. Applying Section Formatting
  9. Applying Conditional Reporting
  10. Using the Repository
  11. Using Report Templates
  12. Creating Formulas
  13. Building Parameterized Reports
  14. Summarizing Data with Cross-Tabs
  15. Using Report Sections
  16. Managing Reports
  17. Presenting Data Visually
  18. Add hyperlinks to a report
  19. Depreciation Forecast.
  20. Designing Crystal reports i reports Based on BEX query as Source
  21. Designing Crystal reports Reports Based on SAP HANA UNX universes

Dashboard Design Tool

  1. Creating a Model
  2. Adding Interactivity to a Model
  3. Creating a Connected Model
  4. Connect to Crystal Reports data and create Dashboard
  5. Connect to Web intelligence report data
  6. Create Dashboard
  7. Connect to Business Objects Universes
  8. Using Query as a web service and create Dashboard
  9. Use Live Office data and create Dashboard
  10. Use other connectivity components and create Dashboard
  11. Designing Dashboard reports Based on BEX query as Source using QUERY BROWSER
  12. Designing Dashboard reports Based on SAP HANA UNX universes QUERY BROWSER

Query as Web service

  1. Configuring the QWS with BO System
  2. Creating Webservice report from Universes
  3. Creating WSDL reports
  4. Using WSDL reports in external application

BO Analysis 4.1

  1. Get Started with Business Objects Analysis BW 7.3, SAP HANA as Source.
  2. Creating Analysis Workspace using OLAP EDITION, BO analysis MS EXCEL,MS PPT.
  3. Using Charts to Visualize Data
  4. Selecting Members to Display in Crosstabs and Charts
  5. Sorting, Filtering, and Ranking Data
  6. Highlighting Exceptions

BO Explorer 4.1

  1. Creating Information Spaces based on SAP HANA Analytical view, Spread sheets, UNX Universes.
  2. Exploring the data Based on Information Spaces.

Widgets

  1. Installing BI Widgets
  2. Using BI Widgets to Access BI Content
  3. Working with widgets
  4. BI Widgets Content Authoring Guidelines
  5. Auto refresh of Widgets

Administration

  1. Understand the Business Objects
  2. Enterprise interface & architecture
  3. Manage Business Objects Enterprise content
  4. Secure Business Objects Enterprise content
  5. Secure application security
  6. Schedule content
  7. Publish report
  8. Identify Business Objects Enterprise architecture
  9. Perform common server management tasks
  10. Manage the Business Objects Enterprise servers

Security Implementation

  1. Creating Secured users & group
  2. Creation secured connections
  3. Creation of Secured objects
  4. Creation of security at Table, Column & row level
  5. Creation of secured restriction set and mapping to users or groups

OLAP Universe

  1. Creation of OLAP Universe by connecting to an Info cube
  2. Updating the OLAP Universe (Cube)
  3. Creating the Custom Hierarchies in OLAP Universes.
  4. Accessing multiple info cubes to create an OLAP Universe

Live Office Reporting

  1. Describe the benefits of using Live Office
  2. Connect to the repository
  3. Navigate the Live Office menu
  4. Insert charts, crosstabs, and fields from a Crystal report
  5. Insert report parts from a Web Intelligence document
  6. Insert a new query based on a Universe
  7. Insert Live Office objects into an email
  8. Navigate and refresh Live Office objects
  9. Enable consolidated prompts
  10. Set refresh settings for objects
  11. Set parameter binding
  12. Take a snapshot
  13. Save Live Office documents to the repository
  14. Open and view Live Office documents from the repository

BO-SAP Integration/Edge Series

  1. Understanding BO-SAP Integration kit
  2. Configuring single sign on authentication
  3. Creating SAP Authentication in BO
  4. Importing the roles of SAP into BO
  5. Entitlement settings of SAP & BO System

SAP Webi/Dashboard Reporting

  1. Creation of Web intelligence reports using Info cube & BW Query

Installation of BOXI 4.0 suite with System/Audit/Performance mgmt Polestar/Business Explorer

  1. Creating Polestar Reports
  2. Configuring Pole star with BO System

SAP Business Objects Certification Guidelines

  1. Sample questions on Business Objects Certified Professional – Business Objects Web Intelligence certification
  2. Sample questions on Business Objects Certified Professional – Business Objects Crystal Reports certification

PROJECTS

  1. Creation of Universe from scratch (Manufacturing Domain)
  2. Creation of Universes for COPA SENARIO (Finance) SAP HANA as Source.
  3. Creation of Universes for SALES SENARIO SAP HANA as Source.
  4. Creation of Universes for PURCHASE ORDERS SENARIO SAP HANA as Source.
  5. Creation of Web intelligence report with auto scheduling
  6. Creation of Corporate dashboard for Supply chain mgmt/Banking Domain

About the trainer

  • Certified BO/BODS/HANA 1.0 consultant with rock solid experience in Delivery/Consulting/Assessment/POC projects with fortune 500 companies and as a Senior Solution Architect.
  • More than 14 years of Consulting & Teaching experience in SAP BO (5.0/6.0/XI R1 , XI R2, 3.0 4.X ) BODS 3.X/4.X Hana SP4 ,SP5 , SP6).
  • Certified SAP BO Consultant with SAP BODS 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 150 + batches 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.

Tasks:

  • 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.

Tasks:

  • 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.


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 -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G908QvF-gVA
VIDEO - What is Instructor led VIDEO Training - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naPdAyKvAI0

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 is looking for a career in BUSINESS OBJECTS for SAP customers.
- Someone who is looking for a career in BUSINESS OBJECTS for Non SAP customers.
- Someone who is working as a SAP BW consultant and wants to learn SAP BO BI 4.1 skills.

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?

Yes.

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): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrBJjoH46VI
Our 6-step training to placement process (Video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrBJjoH46VI

How can I complete the course in a shorter Duration?

Yes you can. Go for the Video Training.
VIDEO - What is Instructor led VIDEO Training - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naPdAyKvAI0

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.