Business Objects: Intermediate

​The purpose of the course is for users to extend their knowledge of how to use the Business Objects Business Intelligence Launch Pad and the Web Intelligence reporting tool. The aim is to increase user’s knowledge of the reporting capabilities within Business Objects enabling the production and sharing of complex and well-presented documents.

Target Audience

​Any current Business Objects users who wish to increase their knowledge of Business Objects.


​It is assumed that you have a basic knowledge of the Business Objects Business Intelligence Launch Pad and Web Intelligence applications and ideally undertaken the Business Objects: Introduction training course.

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Course Structure

The session is structured to last 3.5 hours, with a twenty minute break approximately halfway through.

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Specific Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session trainees should be able to:

Within the Business Objects Launch Pad

  • Schedule the running of documents
  • Work with historical instances of documents
  • Create and use document templates

Within Web Intelligence

  • Switch between user interfaces
  • Use multiple queries
  • Use multiple reports
  • Display data in various tables
  • Group data into sections
  • Use report filters
  • Format reports, headers, footers, sections, tables and cells
  • Format numbers and dates
  • Create formulas
  • Fold and unfold data