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Cognos Training

  • 143 Ratings
  • Learners : 286
  • 30 hrs

Cognos is the most powerful yet the easiest to use business intelligence and performance administration software set. It enables corporate users to dig out company data, examine it, and bring reports together.  The training in Cognos will assist learners to master the reporting tool, dashboards, as well as to create multifaceted reports. The training course has been structured in line with the syllabus of the Cognos BI Data Warehouses exam for the aspirants who want to become a Certified Developer.

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Key Features

  • 30 Hours of instructor-led live online training
  • 100% Practical approach with hands-on practice
  • Live project based on real-life case studies
  • Most experienced & certified trainers
  • Lifetime access to class recordings
  • 24x7 Teaching assistance and support

Upcoming Batches

  • 17


    7:00 AM IST (Saturday)

    Sat-Sun (5 Weeks)
  • 19


    7:00 AM IST (Monday)

    Mon-Fri (15 days)
  • 21


    7:00 AM IST (Wednesday)

    Sat-Sun (5 Weeks)

Modes of Training

Self-paced Video Learning
  • Access to high quality pre-recorded Hadoop Training videos ( from a previous live training )
  • LMS Access
  • Access to self-paced haddop Training material designed by experts.
Instructor Led
Instructor led live training
  • Live online training by Certified & industry expert Trainers.
  • On Demand Dedicated Cloud lab and LMS access.
  • 24X7 teaching assistance and suppoert.
  • Fast-track / Regular / Weekend batches.
Corporate training
Corporate training
  • Self-paced-e-learning and/or instructor led Live-online training options.
  • Learning Management System access.
  • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams.
  • 24X7 Support

Course Details

Objectives of the course

The main objective of the Cognos Training course is to provide students with the in-depth knowledge about the software tool. It will educate participants on Cognos Analytics, Data Warehousing, and Business Intelligence. The course has been designed with the main aim of allowing students to create Cognos reports and using dashboards independently. It allows them to know about the Components of Cognos, Cognos Architecture, Analysis Studio, Query Studio, OLTP system, designing of advance reports, and managing the Cognos Framework Administration. The training also makes learners familiar with the usage of Cognos Analytics user interface, data components, as well as the innovative dashboard features.

Some of the other goals of the course include:

  1. Let learners understand the fundamentals of Data Warehousing by using the Cognos Architecture.

  2. Let participants work efficiently and easily with the data modules of Cognos.

  3. Let students know the way to handle frameworks and bring in data.

  4. Let delegates know about Framework Manager of Cognos as well as Cognos management.

The right candidate to do the course

Although anybody can join the course, those who are having the basic knowledge of SQL can find it more useful. It is appropriate for those who are working as:

  • Business Intelligence professionals.

  • ETL Developers.

  • SQL Developers.

  • Database Architects.

  • Mainframe Professionals.

  • Project Managers.

  • Business Object Professionals.

What skills will you learn with the course?

The Cognos training course will offer you the required skill to handle the different aspects of Cognos Business Intelligence, such as reporting, analysis, and score carding. Furthermore,

  • You will be capable of using the different features of the Cognos user interface easily and effectively.

  • You will get the ability to create reports as well as dashboards using the Report Studio and Query Studio.

  • You can have the capability to create query subjects and namespace.

Above all, as the training course in Cognos has been designed in proportion to the IBM Cognos Analytics certification examination, you can clear the exam easily.

Projects included in the course

All projects of the Cognos training course include only real-world projects to master the tool according to the needs of modern-day industries. This means that students will be provided with the most relevant, updated, and worthy real-time projects to familiar with the latest trends in the Cognos field.  There are also projects that offer students the ability to resolve problems while implementing them in the real time.

Why should you join the course?

Most of the business around the world has started to embrace the Cognos software for their market analyzing needs. This makes them hunt for Business Intelligence professionals and Market Analysts who are appropriately trained in Cognos. Having a certification in Cognos will allow you to work as a Cognos BI Developer to meet the goals of these organizations.

Moreover, the training course will prepare you for some of the most popular skills in the Business Intelligence as well as in the Analytics field.  Additionally, as Cognos is the most powerful and comprehensive software to mine intelligence from heaps of data, the training will offer you the complete skill suite required to extract as well as to transform that data into effective analytical insights.

Cognos is the latest tool, which is designed to move forward quickly and easily in the business intelligence marketplace. Most of the modern-day fast-paced businesses exclusively require a tool, such as Cognos. This creates a great demand for those who have the ability to work with the software professionally. This means that if you are trained in Cognos, you will  be given top priority to fill up the various execute job roles in these organizations. Moreover, the training course will offer you a 100% skill to pass the Cognos Analytics exam.

Above all, when you have the Cognos certification with you, it will offer you ample job opportunities to work in a variety of IT, MNC, and other organizations in your home country and abroad. This is for the reason that the course has been specially designed to hone your skills in the industry-specific real-time projects and case studies. All these projects will aid you considerably in fast tracking your career with practical experience in the field.

Career Improvement on doing the Tableau course

Joining the training in Cognos will offer you a variety of skills and practical experience in the domain. Upon the completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply a variety of highly paid jobs in organizations that are using the Cognos software. Besides getting a chance to work as a professional Cognos developer, you will be capable of applying for some of the other greatest jobs in leading organizations around the world with high salary packages.

Course Curriculum

Overview of Business Intelligence

  • What is Business Intelligence

  • Why is BI important and where can we use it

  • Components of BI

  • Business Intelligence Roadmap

Overview of Data Warehousing

  • What is Data warehouse, why do we need it

  • Data warehouse architecture and its components

  • Define star schema – fact and dimensions

  • Understand OLTP and OLAP Systems

Overview of Cognos 10.1 BI and Architecture

  • Introduce Cognos 10.1 BI

  • Examine the different studios in Cognos 10.1 BI

  • Identify the different data sources within the studios

  • Highlight key capabilities of Cognos 10.1 BI

  • Understand Cognos multi layered architecture

Cognos 10.1 BI Administration

  • Create and modify a data source

  • Create database backups

  • Understand roles users and groups

  • Specify permission settings

Cognos 10.1 Connection

  • What is Cognos connection

  • Examine Cognos connection UI elements – create a URL, Login, Logoff

  • Entry properties: General Properties, Permission, Report, Query, Analysis, Job, Agent and Page Properties

  • Navigation – Public and Private Folder

  • Open reports with report name, Go to links, Run reports from a view

  • Run Reports – Prompt Pages, Printing a report and Open in excel

  • View the run history of a report and historical reports

  • Closing and creating quick links to reports – my folder

  • Shortcut and browser bookmark

  • Personalize Cognos connection

  • Backups – Export of Cognos

  • Content store or select items for backups

  • Restore an exported backup

  • Create and customize a page and share a single page with multiple users

Cognos 10.1 Framework Manager (metadata modelling)

  • Introduction to framework manager

  • Framework manager basics

  • User interface, navigation, objects

  • Planning the project and data model, framework manager workflow

  • Naming conventions for objects in a project

  • Designing project

  • Create project

  • Importing metadata from one and more sources

  • Exporting metadata

  • Data sources

  • Working with data source connections

  • Create and modify data sources

  • Improve performance by setting query processing type

  • Preparing relational metadata for use in reports

  • Verifying relationships

  • Working with dimensions

  • Working with query

  • Subjects – data, model and stored procedure query subject

  • Working with query items- set usage and aggregate property

  • Making metadata available to report authors

  • Verify model

  • Set governors

  • Improving performance

  • Create and modify package

  • Controlling access to metadata

  • Explore package publish package

  • Guideline for modelling metadata

  • Best practices – presentation and database layers

  • Merge metadata

  • Perform calculations and filer

Cognos 10.1 Query Studio

  • Introduction to query studio

  • Create reports (List, Grouped List, Crosstab, Charts)

  • Changing the appearance of reports (Format)

  • Sorting and grouping

  • Filters and prompts

  • Subtotals and calculations

  • Run and manage reports

  • Drill through reports

Cognos 10.1 Analysis Studio

  • Introduction to Analysis Studio

  • Creating a basic analysis

  • Working with data in crosstab

  • Exploring data

  • Limiting data

  • Calculating data

  • Sharing data

Cognos 10.1 Report Studio

  • Introduction to report studio

  • Report studio user interface

  • Creating, save and run reports

  • Report templates

  • Managing reports

  • Types of reports

  • List reports

  • Crosstab reports charts

  • Formatting a report

  • Report layout guidelines

  • Fonts, styles, header, footer and orders

  • Insert objects

  • Swap columns and rows

  • Working with data

  • Filters, parameters and prompts

  • Sorting and grouping

  • Subtotals and calculations

  • Working with queries

  • Working with reports

  • Managing changes in the package

  • Conditional formatting

  • Drill-through reports

  • Drill-up / drill-down reports

  • Master-detail reports

  • Scheduling reports

Exam & Certification

Upon successful completion of the training course, together with all the real-time projects, assignments, quizzes, and scoring a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying examination, you will be provided with the verified course completion certification. This certificate is approved by all leading organizations, including Fortune 500 companies in India and abroad.


  • The Cognos training course has aided me greatly in improving my career to work as a Cognos Developer in an MNC company. The Cognos training is the most appropriate and useful course for those who want to settle in their life with a better salary package. I recommend the course strongly to all fresh graduates like me to get ample job opportunities.


1. What are the modes of training offered for this course?

The training is being offered in Classroom training, lecturer led training, and in the Self-paced learning modes.

2. Can I attend a demo session before enrollment?

Yes, you can opt for the video session.

3. Who are the instructors taking the theory and practical classes?

All instructors handling the classes will have a wealthy experience and expertise in the domain.

4. Are there any group discounts for classroom training programs?

For this, contact the admission section of your training institute.

5. Can I switch from Self-Paced Training To Online Instructor-Led Training?

You can absolutely make the change from self-paced to online instructor-led training by just paying the additional fees and joining the next lot of the training.

6. What If I Miss A Class?

You can update your missed class by viewing its video tutorial.

7. How Will I Execute The Practical?

There is no problem in doing your practical projects, as you will be guided by a trained tutor.

8. What payment options are available?

You can pay your fees in any mode you want.

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