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Classes for SAP BusinessObjects — BOX310

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards

This course curriculum is also available as mentoring.

With our mentoring program, you pick the topics that are most relevant to you and your environment. We then teach those specific topics on an individual or small-group basis—in your own environment. You get the best of both worlds: the training you need, plus individual attention to see how it applies to your own environment.

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This course is designed to give you the comprehensive skills and in-depth knowledge needed to create compelling dashboards and visualizations with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.


  • Business Analysts
  • Anyone needing to create dashboards and visualizations with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards


  • None
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel helpful

What you Will Learn

  • Introduction to Dashboards
    • Creating Interactive Dashboards
    • Using an Embedded Excel Workbook in the Dashboard
  • Data Visualizations with Charts
    • Using Data in a Range
    • Using Data in a Series
    • Preparing Future Data by Ignoring End Blanks
  • Dashboard Distribution
    • Distributing a Dashboard
  • Single Value Components
    • Using Single Value Components
  • Alerts
    • Setting Up Alerts
  • Selectors
    • Using Selectors
    • Setting Default Values for Selectors
    • Selecting Multiple Items
  • Common Components
    • Using Images in a Dashboard
    • Using Tables in a Dashboard
    • Using an Interactive Calendar in a Dashboard
    • Adding a URL to a Dashboard
  • Components Used as Selectors
    • Using the Chart Component as a Selector
    • Using the Map Component as a Selector
  • Format Options
    • Configuring Proportional Size and Position
    • Using Themes to Apply Formats
    • Using Templates to Apply Formats
    • Applying Globalization
  • Dynamic Visibility
    • Adding Dynamic Visibility
    • Using Formulas to Create Dynamic Visibility
    • Creating Multi-Layer Dashboards
  • Dashboard Design Optimization
    • Optimizing Dashboard Design
  • Dashboard Connection to Live Data
    • Using Live Data Sources
    • Setting Up an XML Connection
    • Using Web Services to Connect to Data
    • Using the Query Browser to Connect to Data
    • Using the Portal Data Connection to Connect to Data

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