Course announcements

  • This course will give you a thorough overview on the basic tools to view and create reports in the financials area. The course goes over standard reports, SAP list viewer reports, Report Painter reports, drilldown reports, SAP query and basic BW reporting concepts for financials.
  • Our Learner's Choice events are a hybrid of Classroom and Virtual with a live instructor. You can register for the Virtual Event, or the Classroom Event.


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst



  • Knowledge of Financial and Management Accounting in SAP systems


Course based on software release

  • SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7


  • Reporting Requirements in Financials
    • Listing Reporting Tools for Financials
  • Standard Reports in Financial and Management Accounting
    • Using the Information Systems
    • Using Report Variants and Variables
  • SAP List Viewer
    • Presenting the SAP List Viewer
    • Editing a Display Variant
    • Using Additional Selection Criteria in FI Reports
  • AR/AP Information System
    • Accessing the AR/AP Information System
    • Customizing the AR/AP Information System
    • Creating and Displaying Evaluations
  • Report Painter and Report Writer
    • Executing and Navigating in Report Painter Reports
    • Creating the Structures for Report Painter Reports
    • Creating Basic Report Painter Reports
    • Building Flexibility into a Report Painter Report
  • Drill Down Reporting
    • Introducinng Drill Down Reports
    • Navigating in Classic Drill Down Reports
    • Navigating in Graphical Drill Down Reports
    • Optimizing Report Execution
    • Creating a Basic Drill Down Report
    • Using Variables
    • Exporting Data
    • Including Calculations in Drill Down Reports
    • Using Key Figure Schemes and Characteristic Hierarchies in CO-PA Reporting
    • Connecting Drill Down Reports
  • BW for Financials
    • Introducing BW Structures
    • Navigating in BW Reports
    • Accessing the BEx Query Designer
    • Creating a Basic Query
    • Navigating in Web Analyzer Reports
    • Using Variables and Adding Text Elements
    • Creating Exceptions and Conditions in a Query
  • SAP Query
    • Outlining SAP Query Structures
    • Defining SAP Query


  • The Report Painter can be used in the following modules: Financial Accounting (GL and SL), Cost Center, Cost Element, Order. This course provides an introduction to the standard reporting tools used for Financial Reporting and Analytics. Further information can also be found in other courses including CA705, CA710, BW305 and others.

CPE 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.

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