IBM Cognos BI Report Studio Intermediate

Course Length: 1 Day  |  Price: $595  |  Please contact us today to schedule your training

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IBM Cognos Report Studio Intermediate is a one day instructor-led online course. It is designed for professional report authors to learn intermediate report building techniques to provide polished reports to executives, managers and end users within your organization.

Using a combination of lectures, instructor led demos, hands-on exercises, workshops and group exercises in a high-quality learning environment, participants will learn how to customize reports using Report Studio features including conditional formatting, master-detail reports and drill through.

Intended Audience

This is an intermediate course intended for professional report authors.


  • Knowledge of your business requirements
  • Experience using Windows and Web functionality
  • Completion of Report Studio Essentials or working knowledge of Report Studio

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  • Recognize various components of IBM Cognos BI
  • Describe the primary benefits of creating reports with IBM Cognos BI
  • Understand the Cognos portal and various activities that can be performed within it
  • Understand different reporting styles in Report Studio
  • Understand the concept of dimensions, measures, and dimensional reporting styles
  • Use conditional variables to customize reports.
  • Hide and show report objects, which can be based on input or defined condition or calculation.
  • Highlight data in a report based on user input or defined condition or calculation.
  • Add multiple layouts to the report
  • Create multilingual reports
  • Understand Master Detail Relationships
  • Create Master Detail Reports
  • Setup drill-through reports
  • Understand drill-through scenarios
  • Understand different types of drill-through reports
  • Create and setup different types of drill-through reports
  • Understand relational queries
  • Understand Query Model
  • Effect of data Aggregation/Summarization on queries
  • Filtering effect on Queries
  • Working with Joins/Unions/Intersect/Except
  • Create a Join Relationship
  • Create a Query using various operators (Union, Intersect and Except Operators) in Report Studio
  • Working with Queries in Custom SQL/MD
  • Module 1: Introduction to IBM Cognos 10 BI
  • Module 2: Highlight Data with Conditional Formatting
  • Module 3: Creating a Master-Detail Report
  • Module 4: Defining Drill Through Definitions for Reporting
  • Module 5: Examining a Query Model