This classic 2-day SAP BOW310 Report Design I beginners training class is designed to give students the comprehensive skills and in-depth knowledge needed to access, analyze and share data using SAP BusinessObjects BI launch pad and SAP BusinessObjects WebI.

Students will learn how to create simple and complex Web Intelligence documents for your reporting needs, to retrieve data by building queries using SAP BusinessObjects universes and to use WebI to enhance documents for easier analysis. You’ll also learn how to organize, manage and distribute documents using the BI launch pad.

Exist Management LLC (ExistBI) is a market leader in SAP BusinessObjects training with offices in Los Angeles, Ohio, New Jersey and London. All of our trainers are certified and enthusiastic about SAP!

This SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence training is offered onsite or via live instructor-led virtual classroom. All delegates receive course materials and access to our licensed environment for hands-on labs.


  • Create simple and complex documents for your intelligence reporting
  • Retrieve data by building queries using universes
  • Use Web Intelligence to enhance documents for easier analysis
  • Organize, manage and distribute documents using the BI launch pad


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User

Report Design I Course Outline:

Module 1: SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Overview

  • Describing Concepts
  • Explaining Core Functions

Module 2: Web Intelligence Documentation Management

  • Publishing Documents to the Corporate Repository
  • Logging In to the BI Launch Pad
  • Managing Documents in BI Launch Pad
  • Viewing a Web Intelligence Document in the BI Launch Pad
  • Sharing Web Intelligence Documents
  • Setting BI Launch Pad Preferences
  • Logging Off From the BI Launch Pad

Module 3: Documents with Queries

  • Creating Queries
  • Creating a Document
  • Modifying a Document’s Query
  • Modify the Query Panel

Module 4: Data Return Restrictions from Queries

  • Restricting Data with Query Filters
  • Modifying a Query with a Predefined Query Filter
  • Applying a Single-Value Query Filter
  • Using Wildcards in Query Filters
  • Using Prompts to Restrict Data
  • Using Complex Filters

Module 5: Document Design

  • Modifying Documents
  • Displaying Data in Tables
  • Using Tables
  • Presenting Data in Free-standing Cells
  • Presenting Data in Charts

Module 6: Presentation of Data in Documents

  • Using Breaks and Calculations
  • Using Sorts and Hiding Data
  • Formatting Breaks and Cross Tables
  • Filtering Report Data
  • Ranking Data
  • Highlighting Information with Formatting Rules
  • Organizing a Report into Sections

Module 7: Document Formatting

  • Formatting Documents
  • Formatting Charts

Module 8: Data Calculation

  • Applying Formulas and Variables
  • Using Formulas and Variables

Module 9: Drilling Functionality

  • Analyzing the Data Cube
  • Drilling in an Web Intelligence Document

Module 10: Comparing the Web Intelligence Clients

  • Comparing the Clients