Course announcements

  • By attending this course, you will understand how to design, explore, visualize and deliver reports via the web or embedded in enterprise application. You will also gain comprehensive skills and in-depth knowledge to plan and create reports that will help you analyze and interpret data.


  • Participants will gain skills in designing reports


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Process Owner / Team Lead / Power User



  • Standard Windows conventions
  • Basic computer skills and database concepts


  • None

Course based on software release

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013


  • Report Concepts
    • Describing Reporting Concepts
  • Report Creation
    • Choosing a Report Creation Method
    • Connecting to Data Sources
    • Navigating in the Design Environment
    • Inserting Objects in a Report
    • Previewing a Report
    • Saving a Report
    • Setting the Position and Size of Objects
    • Formatting Objects
  • Record Selection
    • Setting Records Using Select Expert
    • Saving and Refreshing Data in Reports
    • Setting Additional Criteria
    • Applying Time-Based Record Selection
  • Report Data Sorting, Grouping, and Summarizing
    • Sorting Records
    • Creating a Grand Total
    • Grouping Records
    • Managing Multiple Groups
    • Grouping on Time-Based Data
    • Summarizing Data
    • Sorting and Filtering Groups
    • Sorting Groups using Specified Order
  • Graphics and Special Fields
    • Adding Graphical Elements
    • Adding Special Fields
  • Section Formatting
    • Formatting Sections
    • Controlling Page Breaks
    • Creating Summary Reports
  • Basic Formulas
    • Defining a Formula
    • Creating If-Then-Else Formulas
    • Creating Boolean Formulas
    • Creating Formulas with Dates
    • Creating Summary Functions in Formulas
    • Applying String Manipulation
  • Conditional Reporting
    • Highlighting Data in a Report
    • Formatting Data Conditionally
  • Charts
    • Creating Charts Without Groups
    • Creating Charts Based on Existing Groups and Summaries
    • Customizing a Chart on a Simple Report with No Groups
  • Report Distribution
    • Exporting a Report
    • Saving a Report to SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform


  • As a business benefit, this course will provide an in-depth approach to the entire report creationg cycle, from planning a report prototype to distributing a report.
  • This course is also available as an elearning (BOC315)

CPE Credits

016 Credits

Please note CPE credits are available only for publicly scheduled courses delivered at SAP locations. CPE credits are not available for virtual classroom deliveries or customer specific deliveries.

This course is also available as a test system within SAP Live Access

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