Introduction to IBM Cognos Connection v10.2.1 (WBT) (U5BQB21G)


Introduction to IBM Cognos Connection is a four hour, self-paced, online interactive training course. Students will have access to the web-based training for up to 30 days. IBM Cognos Connection is the web portal used to run or create reports using Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Workspace, or Report Studio.Cognos Viewer displays reports on the web. Students will learn how to use IBM Cognos Connection to view, save, and print standard reports.  Running reports responding to prompts, saving prompt values, exporting to Excel and PDF, scheduling reports, and customizing Cognos Connection will be covered.


Knowledge of the use of a web browser to access the corporate intranet environment is assumed.  Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and basic navigation.



Course Objectives

  • Start and log into Cognos Connection
  • Run standard reports
  • Respond to prompts
  • Export to Excel, PDF, and other formats
  • Print and email reports
  • Customize Cognos Connection Home Page
  • Schedule reports to run unattended
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Course Outline

  • The components of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence
    • Cognos Connection
    • Query Studio
    • Analysis Studio 
    • Report Studio
    • Workspace
    • Workspace Advanced
    • Cognos Viewer
    • Framework Manager
    • Event Studio
  • The Welcome Screen
  • Public Folders
  • My Folders
  • Toolbar Icons/Action Icons/Report Icons/Cognos Viewer Icons
  • Navigating to the location of standard reports
  • Drill-through reports
  • Viewing/Saving as Excel
  • Viewing/saving as PDF
  • List view, details view
  • Copying, pasting, deleting a report
  • Saving a report view
  • Saving prompt responses
  • Scheduling reports to run unattended
  • Run options
  • Options while a report is running (Wait or Save)
  • Changing the home page
  • Customizing Cognos Connection
  • Creating Portal Pages