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TBW10 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Warehousing

Duration
 5 day(s)

Course Goals
 Participants will gain the detailed SAP BI knowledge necessary for successful implementation and
administration within a heterogeneous SAP BI system landscape.

Target Audience
 Solution consultants responsible for implementing SAP Business Intelligence

Prerequisites
Essential:
 Basic understanding of data warehousing, tables, and structures
 DDIC knowledge

Recommended:
 Participation in basic or more advanced training courses in at least one SAP R/3 component
 SAPTEC Fundamentals of SAP Web AS

Software Component(s) and Release(s)


 BW 3.5

Course Content
 Overview of the basic concepts and architecture of SAP Business Intelligence
 Practical experience and exercises with SAP BI tools, focusing on extracting, transforming, and loading
data (ETL)
 Introduction to the functions of the SAP BI Metadata Repository

Notes
 To ensure that you retain the knowledge gained in this course and successfully complete the certification
examination at the end of course TBW45, we recommend that you consolidate the content in your own
time after the course.
TBW20 SAP Business Intelligence – Reporting & Analysis
Duration
 5 day(s)

Course Goals
 Use the SAP BI analysis tools to access, define, and analyze reports (either with the SAP BI tools or on
the Web).
 Successfully implement SAP BI tools for Web Reporting

Target Audience
 Solution consultants responsible for implementing SAP Business Intelligence

Prerequisites
Essential:
 TBW10 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Warehousing

Software Component(s) and Release(s)


 BW 3.5

Course Content
 Introduction to using SAP BI analysis tools:
- Overview of the basic concepts and OLAP functions in SAP BI reporting
- Use of predefined SAP reports from Business Content
- Creating and executing query definitions with BEx Query Designer and BEx Web Application Designer
 Introduction to the enhanced functions of the Business Explorer Analyzer:
- Report-report interface
- BEx Map as a tool for geographical visualization and analysis
 Introduction to SAP BI Web Reporting:
- Concepts of Web Reporting
- Working with the SAP BI Web Application Designer
- Maintenance and administration of HTML pages in the Web Application Server
 Working with the Reporting Agent
- Exception Reporting
- Batch printing
- Preliminary calculation of Web templates

Notes
 To ensure that you retain the knowledge gained in this course and successfully complete the certification
examination at the end of course TBW45, we recommend that you consolidate the content in your own
time after the course.
TBW30 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Staging & Extraction
Duration
 5 day(s)

Course Goals
 Use the extraction mechanisms available through the API service for extracting data from SAP
components (such as SAP R/3 LO, CO-PA, SAP CRM)
 Use the delta management functions
 Extract data from non-SAP systems
 Explain the extraction, transaction, and loading (ETL) process and the related interfaces

Target Audience
 Solution consultants responsible for implementing SAP Business Intelligence

Prerequisites
Essential:
 TBW10 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Warehousing
 TBW20 SAP Business Intelligence – Reporting & Analysis

Software Component(s) and Release(s)


 BW 3.5

Course Content
 Basics of data extraction:
- Overview of the various mechanisms for uploading data from different source systems
- Generic extraction functions
- Delta mechanisms
- Function enhancements from extractors
- Extraction and staging from non-SAP systems
 BW Business Content data extraction:
- Using BW Business Content and enhancement options
- Data extraction from SAP components, using the example of logistics
 Additional data staging scenarios
- ETL
- XML integration
- Universal data integration
- SAP BW Java integration
- BW and XI integration – Open hub service

Notes
 To ensure that you retain the knowledge gained in this course and successfully complete the certification
examination at the end of course TBW45, we recommend that you consolidate the content in your own
time after the course.
TBW40 SAP Business Intelligence – Modeling & Authorization
Duration
 5 day(s)

Course Goals
 Construct a data model and set up its technical implementation in SAP BI
 Implement a security and authorization concept in SAP BI

Target Audience
 Solution consultants responsible for implementing SAP Business Intelligence

Prerequisites
Essential:
 TBW10 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Warehousing
 TBW20 SAP Business Intelligence – Reporting & Analysis
 TBW30 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Staging & Extraction

Software Component(s) and Release(s)


 BW 3.5

Course Content
 Data modeling process (combined with case study elements):
- Creating a requirements analysis
- Developing a logical data model
- Transfer to a physical data model
- Technical implementation in SAP BI
- Enhancing the data model
 Introduction to the SAP BI authorization concept:
- Common features and differences in the SAP R/3 and SAP BI security requirements
- Creating authorizations for Reporting users, SAP BI administrators, and authorizations for
administrative tasks
- Standard roles and templates that support authorization concept creation
- Authorizations necessary for linked source systems

Notes
 To ensure that you retain the knowledge gained in this course and successfully complete the certification
examination at the end of course TBW45, we recommend that you consolidate the content in your own
time after the course.
TBW45 SAP Business Intelligence – Business Planning & Simulation
Duration
 5 day(s)

Course Goals
 Convert requirements from corporate planning
 Design and customize planning structures and generic planning functions
 Design end-user interfaces
 Use hierarchies and attributes in planning
 Set up a monitoring system for BPS
 Retract data into SAP R/3 applications

Target Audience
 Solution consultants responsible for implementing SAP Business Intelligence

Prerequisites
Essential:
 for new SAP BI consultants:
 - TBW10 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Warehousing
 - TBW20 SAP Business Intelligence – Reporting & Analysis
 - TBW30 SAP Business Intelligence – Data Staging & Extraction
 - TBW40 SAP Business Intelligence – Modeling & Authorization
 For already certified mySAP BI (2002, SAP BW 3.0) consultants:
 - TBWD35 Delta SAP BI Reporting, Warehouse Management, Extraction (SAP BW 3.0 – 3.5)
 For the delta certification examination only:
 - Certificate Solution Consultant mySAP BI – BW (2002, SAP BW 3.0) (must be submitted by the day of
exam)

Software Component(s) and Release(s)


 BW 3.5

Course Content
 Setting up planning structures
 Manual planning and options for layout formatting
 Defining generic planning functions
 Designing end-user interfaces with the help of planning books and the Web Interface Builder
 Integrating BI hierarchies and attributes
 Retracting data into SAP R/3 applications
 Presenting the status and tracking system as a monitoring tool for planning
 Certification exam for Solution Consultant SAP NetWeaver 2004 – Business Intelligence based on the
content of the following training courses: TBW10, TBW20, TBW30, TBW40, and TBW45 and Delta
certification exam based on the content of the training courses TBWD35 and TBW45

Notes
 At the end of this training course, you can either take the full certification exam (for BI consultants not
certified) or the Delta certification exam (for BW 2002 (BW 3.0)-certified BW consultants). Please
indicate when you register, on which certification exam you want to participate.
SAP Consultant Certification
Solution Consultant SAP NetWeaver ‘04 – Business Intelligence
Software components: SAP BW 3.5
Certification exam is included in course TBW45 and is also offered separately at many SAP locations.
Certification ID (Booking code): C_TBW45_04
Certification duration: 3 hours
Number of certification questions: 80
Required certificates for participation in this certification test:: None
Courses for certification preparation: TBW10, TBW20, TBW30, TBW40, TBW45
Please note that you are not allowed to use any reference materials during the certification test (no access to
online documentation or to any SAP system).
The certification test Solution Consultant SAP NetWeaver ‘04 – Business Intelligence verifies the knowledge in the
area of the SAP NetWeaver for the consultant profile Business Intelligence. This certificate proves that the
candidate has a basic understanding within this consultant profile, and can implement this knowledge practically in
projects.
The certification test consists of questions from the areas specified below:
Topic Areas
1. Reporting (+++)
 InfoProviders and InfoObjects
 Document Integration
 Business Content
 Report/Report Interface

Business Explorer
 The BEx Browser
 BEx Query Designer
 BEx Map
 Analysis and Reporting in the BEx Analyzer
 Mobile Reporting
 Bex Web Application Designer
 Internet Graphics Server (IGS)

Query Designer
 Calculated and Restricted Key Figures
 Properties of Key Figures
 Navigation
 Characteristics
 Properties and Attributes
 Hierarchies
 Query Properties
 Variables
 Exceptions and Conditions

Reporting Agent
 Exceptions
 Printing
 Additional Functions
 Pre-Calculating Web Templates
Bex Web Application Designer
 Web Items
 Context Menu
 Structuring the Layout of Web Templates
 Cascading Stylesheets
 Chart Designer
 Web Analyzer

Ad-hoc Query Designer


2. Business Planning and Simulation (++)
 General concepts and challenges of business planning
 Positioning of BPS and relationship to BW
 Set up of planning structures
 Manual planning and layout formatting
 Locking concept and commit model used in BPS
 Configuration of planning functions and sequences
 Definition and usage of variables
 Design of end user interfaces using planning folders and the Web Interface Builder
 Options for data models
 Integration of hierarchies and attributes into BPS
 Characteristic relationships for deriving and validating data
 Status and Tracking System

3. Data Modeling (++)


 InfoProviders
 Using Different InfoProvider Types
 MultiProviders

Characteristics/attributes
 Navigation Attributes
 Status Attributes

Tracking History
Dimensions
 Structure of Dimension Tables
 Dimension Modeling
 BW Star Schema

4. Warehouse Management (+++)


Administrator Workbench Functions
 Scheduler
 Process Chains
 Monitor
 Source Systems
 BW Statistics

InfoObject Within BW
 Definition
 Texts, Attributes, Hierarchies
 Compounded InfoObjects

Data Flow in BW
 Involved Objects
 Transfer Rules
 Update Rules

Business Content
 Definition
 Activation

Storing Data in BW
 Data Targets
 Types
 Architecture
 Data Target - Administration
 Aggregate Maintenance

Metadata Repository
 Architecture
 Functionality

5. Extraction (++)
 Data Flow

Extraction from SAP Source Systems


 Transfer Methods (PSA(Idoc)
 DataSources
 Data Extraction Logistics
- LO Cockpit Functions
- LO DataSources Data Flow in R/3
- Structure of Delta Method for LO Cockpit DataSources
 Delta Management in extraction
- Delta Method
- Delta Method Properties
- Delta Queue Functions
 Generic Extraction
- Data Types
- Data Sources
 Enhancing Business Content

Extraction with Flat Files


 Extracting Transaction and Master Data using Flat Files
 Data Types that Can be Extracted using Flat Files

DB Connect
Universal Data Integration
XML Integration
DataMart Interface
Open Hub Service
Virtual InfoCubes
6. Authorizations (+)
Administration
 Authorization Object Classes
 Authorization Objects
 Authorizations

The Authorization Concept


 Roles
 Reporting User
 Warehouse Management User

7. SAP NetWeaver 04 - Technical Scenarios (++)


 Information Broadcasting

BW Information Broadcasting: Overview and Positioning


BEx Broadcaster Functions
Setting up Events, Time Points and Authorizations
Workbook Precalculation
 SAP BW and SAP Enterprise Portal (EP 6.0) Integration
 SAP BW and SAP XI Integration
 BW Alerts in the Central Alert Framework (SAP Web Application Server)
 Web Services

Weighting key in the test:


+ = 1 - 9%
++ = 10 - 19%
+++ = over 20%