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Business Objects: Introduction

Business Objects is the University’s corporate reporting tool that is provided for all levels of user to easily run standard published reports against university information held in internal IT systems (such as SIMS, CORE and EBS etc.).

This course will provide an introduction to using Business Objects Online which is accessed using a web browser.

Topics Covered

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • log in to Business Objects
  • open and refresh an existing document
  • understand the layout of reports
  • navigate around an existing document
  • save a document
  • export data into Excel and Adobe Acrobat
  • to print documents


Before starting, you should:

  • be familiar with Windows based software
  • be familiar with using the Web
  • be able to log in to the network
  • have a Business Objects account (contact for further information) 

Course Duration

Half day workshop (3 hours).

Cost of Course

£45 for members of staff and students of Cardiff University.

Please note: due to the specific nature and internal content of this course, only bookings from Cardiff University staff will be accepted.