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SAP BusinessObjects WebIntelligence™ 4.x Advanced Reporting

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Video Title
00: WebIntelligence™ 4.x Advanced Reporting - Course Introduction
4 min
01: Creating Formulas and Variables
25 min
02: Function Categories
26 min
03: Exercise Demo: Creating Formulas and Variables in a Report
25 min
04: Adding Queries
23 min
05: Merging Dimensions
25 min
06: Exercise Demo: Creating Reports from Multiple Data Providers
27 min
07: Subqueries
17 min
08: Query Within Query
9 min
09: Exercise Demo: Advanced Query Filters
19 min
10: Drilling Part 1
22 min
11: Drilling Part 2
22 min
12: Exercise Demo: Report Drilling
10 min
13: Combination Queries
15 min
14: Exercise Demo: Combination Queries
8 min
15: Advanced Formatting
10 min
16: Linking Reports and Creating Web Services
4 min
17: Exercise Demo: Advanced Formatting
6 min
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.0 Certification Exam Sample Questions
4 hrs 57 mins

Michael Ward

Michael Ward has over 10 years of experience with BusinessObjects.  He provides consulting and training services to customers throughout the world.  He is a frequently requested speaker at BusinessObjects User Group Meetings throughout North America.  Most recently, Michael presented at the BusinessObjects International User Group Meeting in Dallas, where he did 2 major presentations.  Michael Ward has over 26 years of FOCUS experience and over 25 years in consulting and training.  He has operating systems experience on a variety of platforms, including VM/CMS, MVS/TSO, VAX/VMS, AS/400, HP/UNIX, SQL/Server, PC/DOS, Windows NT/Server and many others.  For over three (3) years, from its inception, he was a presenter of a variety of topics at the Top Gun School for High Performance.  He taught all levels of FOCUS training classes, and was also a Train-The-Trainer.  Because of Michael’s extensive application experience and FOCUS technical skills, he provided high level consulting throughout the Midwest.  Michael has also worked with the FOCUS interface to DB2, SQL/DS, RDB, TERADATA, ORACLE, AS/400, and other products.  He is a certified ORACLE Master in Application Development.   He also has training and application experience in CACTUS/WebFOCUS.    

He has spoken to numerous FOCUS user groups throughout the country, and has also been heavily involved with training organizations throughout the Midwest.  Michael has done training presentations many times to the Detroit Area Trainers Association and the Northern Ohio Data Trainers Association.  He has also spoken at the national FUSE Conference several times.  At the 1993 FUSE Conference in Atlanta, Michael was voted “Best Session”.  He was the keynote speaker for the Detroit Area Trainers Association all day symposium several years ago.  He has received numerous references from customers throughout the country.  Michael holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan.

Michael is a major supporter of Community Living Toronto, an organization that support  intellectually (and physically) challenged adults.  He sponsors annual overnight trips for groups from Toronto to attend various sporting events in the Detroit area, and helps cover the costs for the groups. 


System Requirements


  • In-house server capable of handling SAP Business Objects


  • SAP BusinessObjects installed on the server
  • 3 required exercise files downloaded and installed on the server(20 minute download), available to download on the Course Materials tab

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only administrative level Server and BusinessObjects account access will have the security rights to install and setup the database files, the workshop files, connections and universes. 

Course Links

These links are activated when you purchase this course.

  • Course Survey


This course comes with a Transcript that tracks your progress. You can use your transcript to view and monitor your progress and when you complete the course, you can print or email the transcript.

Certificate of Completion

You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion when you finish this course. You will be able to print or email the certificate and share your accomplishment with everyone.

How to Take Your Exam

The SAP Certified Application Associate™ – SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.0 Certification exam verifies proven skills and fundamental knowledge in using SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.0 to create and maintain queries and reports that will help you analyze and interpret important information.

GogoTraining’s three course series, SAP BusinessObjects WebIntelligence™ 4.x Advanced Reporting SAP BusinessObjects WebIntelligence™ 4.x Basic Reporting , and SAP BusinessObjects WebIntelligence™ 4.x Intermediate Reporting  has been designed to cover everything that is provided in the SAP recommended courses below:

  • Web Intelligence – Report Design I, E-Learning course BOW310 and classroom course BOW315
  • Web Intelligence - Advanced Report Design E-Learning course BOW320 and classroom course BOW325

The SAP Certified Application Associate™ – SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 4.0 Certification exam is an 80 question exam and you may take up to 180 minutes (3 hours) to complete it. A passing mark is 66% or higher. The exam number is C_BOWI_40.


Exam Locations: For exam locations, click on this link.