Before you begin
Before you book onto this course, you should have a good working knowledge of Business Objects, including navigating between tabs and folders, selecting columns and rows, using filters, sorts and input controls. We recommend that you have attended Business Objects - Run reports and do the basics . You should ensure you can log in to Business Objects before you attend. If you cannot do this you should ask your manager to fill out the Management Information System access form.
Delivery Method: Tutor led
Course Duration: 2 hours
What you will learn
Business Objects is a general purpose enquiry and reporting tool which allows users to access information in the University's administration databases, including iTrent and SAMIS. This course is taught through a mixture of demonstration and hands-on practice. You will learn how to:
- create a table or cross-tab based on existing data
- use the Document Structure & Filters panel
- create variables
- add calculations into columns
- edit a report using Query Panel
- group values in a table
- use formatting rules
Book your place
A course will need a minimum of 2 attendees to run. Choose a course:
- Friday 16 November 2018, 10:15am to 12:15pm
- Wednesday 28 November 2018, 2:15pm to 4:15pm
- Tuesday 11 December 2018, 2:15pm to 4:15pm
Further dates will be placed on the website within the next few days.
You can access a number of training resources on using Business Objects via Moodle. Any member of staff or postgraduate student can access these and learn at their own pace.