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Im working in Business intelligence(BI activation) in SAP's new product. Could you please suggest me, what type of certification,i may take up to progress my career.


Santhosh kumar.N

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    Aug 22, 2007 at 05:27 AM

    Hi Santhosh,

    You can check the certification link for more information:

    Note the +++ signs for each topic and the legend at the end

    SAP Consultant Certification

    Solution Consultant SAP NetWeaver 2004s – Business Intelligence

    Software components: SAP NetWeaver 2004s Business Intelligence

    Certification exam is included in course TBW45 and is also in separat certification events at many locations.

    Certification ID (Booking code): C_TBW45_04S

    Certification duration: 3 hours

    Number of certification questions: 80

    Required certificates for participation in this certification test: None

    Consultant Academy courses for certification preparation: TBW10 (BI – Enterprise Data Warehousing), TBW20 (BI – Reporting & Query Design), TBW41

    (BI – Extraction with UDI & XI and APD), TBW42 (BI – Advanced Enterprise Data Warehousing & Reporting), TBW45 (BI – Integrated Planning)

    Alternative Project Team Training courses for certification preparation: BW310 (BI - Enterprise Data Warehousing), BW305 (BI - Enterprise Reporting, Query & Analysis (Part I)), BW350 (BI - Data Aquisition), BW360 (BI - Performance & Administration), BW365 (BI - User Management & Authorizations), BW330 (BI - Modeling & Implementation), BW306 (BI - Enterprise Reporting, Query & Analysis (Part II)), BW370 (BI - Integrated Planning)

    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 2004s – 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

    Enterprise Reporting, Query and Analysis

    1. BEx Design Tools (++)

    • Query Definition

    o Conceptual Query Design

    o Reporting Scenarios

    o InfoProviders

    • Analytical Engine

    o Variables

    o Calculated and Restricted Key Figures

    o Navigation

    o Hierarchies

    o Exceptions and Conditions

    o Other features of the Analytical Engine

    o Report-Report Interface

    • BEx Query Designer

    o Query Properties

    o Cell Editor

    o Other features of the Query Designer

    • BEx Report Designer

    o Basic Concepts

    o Report Styles and Formatting

    o Report Layouts

    • BEx Web Application Designer

    o Web Items

    o Context Menu

    o Structuring the Layout of Web Templates

    o Chart Designer

    o Command Wizard

    o Web Items

    o Chart Capabilities

    o Integration with the SAP NetWeaver Portal

    2. BEx Reporting Tools ➕

    • BEx Web Analyzer

    o Overview

    o Data Access

    o Data Analysis

    • BEx Analyzer

    o Navigation Features

    o Excel Integration

    o Workbook Design

    3. General BEx Features and Information Broadcasting ➕

    • Printing and Export

    • BEx Broadcaster

    o Overview

    o Functionality

    o Events, Time Points

    o BI Alerts and the Central Alert Framework (SAP Web Application Server)

    o Data Bursting

    • Document Integration

    Business Planning and Analytical Services

    4. Planning Model Design and Planning Functions ➕

    • Planning Modeling

    • Aggregation Levels

    • Variable Wizard

    • Concept of Locking

    • Characteristic Relationships and Data Slices

    • Planning Sequences

    • Planning Functions

    5. Input Enabled Queries, Planning Applications and Miscellaneous topics in Business Planning ➕

    • Create an input ready query

    • Filter in Planning Applications

    • Web Application for Planning

    • Implementation options for BI Integrated Planning

    • Status & Tracking System

    • Performance & Sizing

    6. Analysis Process Design ➕

    • Analysis Process Designer (APD) and Data Mining

    Enterprise Data Warehousing

    7. Modeling the Enterprise Data Warehouse (+++)

    • Concepts in Enterprise Data Warehousing

    • Data Modeling

    o Using Different InfoProvider Types

    o MultiProviders

    o Characteristics and Attributes

    o Navigation and Display Attributes

    o Tracking History

    o Star Schema in SAP NetWeaver BI

    • InfoObjects

    o Definition

    o Texts, Attributes, Hierarchies

    o Compounded InfoObjects InfoProviders

    • InfoProviders

    o InfoCubes

    o DataStore Objects

    o InfoSets

    o VirtualProviders

    • Data Warehousing Workbench

    • Meta Data Repository

    • BI Content

    • Remodeling Toolbox

    • Source System

    • (New) Data Sources

    • Transformations

    • (New) InfoSources

    • Data Acquisition: SAP Source Systems

    o DataSources

    o Service API

    o Delta Management

    o Generic Extraction

    o Enhancing BI Content DataSources

    • Data Acquisition:

    o Flat File

    o Web Service DataSources and SAP NetWeaver XI / SAP NetWeaver BI Integration

    o Database Connect

    o Universal Data Connect and Universal Data Integration

    8. Running the Enterprise Data Warehouse (++)

    • Direct Access

    • Real Time Data Acquisition

    • Administrator Cockpit and BI Statistics

    • Performance Optimization

    o BI Accelerator

    o Aggregates

    o Query Design

    • Scheduling and Monitoring

    o InfoPackages

    o Data Transfer Processes

    o Process Chains

    o Monitor



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