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Oracle Business Intelligence Training Course

Oracle Dashboard & Report Application Development

Oracle BI training © 2016 by Burleson Corporation

This course is taught at your Company site with up to 20 students. 

Click here for on-site course prices

Optional supplemental mentoring


Key Features

Burleson Oracle Training Courses help build your business and your personal experience, confidence, and success!

* Ensure the success of your Oracle Business Intelligence project by learning from an experienced Oracle Business Intelligence expert.

* Get a pragmatic learning experience in Oracle Business Intelligence

* See industry best practices for choosing a  Business Intelligence  platform and supplemental  Business Intelligence  tools.

* Understand the evolution of  Business Intelligence  needs, from tactical data to hypothesis testing and forecasting.

* See how to use Oracle Business Intelligence for advanced linear regression, predictive modeling and trend analysis.

* Learn proven methods for ETL and data cleansing.

* See how to collect and analyze terabytes of operational data.

* See how to create executive dashboards for strategic data analysis.

* See how to build Oracle  Business Intelligence  Interactive Dashboards for executive management.

* Understand the secrets for hypercharging your Oracle Business Intelligence queries.

* See how to leverage the Oracle  Business Intelligence  Server.

* Learn to use Oracle  Business Intelligence  Answers for sophisticated trend analysis.


Course Description

Burleson's Oracle  Dashboard and Report Application Development Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition course is a hands on two day intensive course designed for report developers, business analysts,  and subject matter experts to create professional level dashboards and reports using Oracle Answers and Dashboards.   This course shows how to take full advantage of all aspects of powerful OBIEE end-user tools, and it also covers the material that is taught in the one day Power User Answers course as fully outlined in the class syllabus below.  Highlights include the following:                                                                

  • Charting and Chart Formatting Basics

  • Pivot Table Basics

  • Adding Calculations and Data Formatting

  • Using Bins

  • Conditional & Advanced Formatting  

  • Advanced Formatting of Tabular Views                                                  

  • Column & View Selector Basics                                                                

  • View Selector and Dashboard Basics                                                       

  • Developing Dashboard Prompts                                                              

  • Professional Level Tables and Pivot Tables                                          

  • Complex Charts: Line-Bar Combinations                                                

  • Formatting an Existing Request                                                               

  • Developing Complex Requests Based upon Existing Requests         

  • Complex Pivot Tables

  • Ranking and Top and Bottom Requests                                                  

  • Combining Column Selectors with a Single Chart View

  • Bubble Charts

  • Advanced Dashboard Formatting   

  • Using Guided Navigation to Create Dashboard Alerts                          

  • Navigation to Display or Hide Dashboard Sections                              

Low on theory and long on real-world applications, this Oracle Business Intelligence training class is taught by an experienced Oracle Business Intelligence DBA who teaches Oracle Business Intelligence secrets and tips.

Every Oracle  Business Intelligence  shop has different requirements, and Oracle Business Intelligence training course can also be customized according to your specific needs along with follow-up supplemental mentoring to guarantee your success in your  Business Intelligence  deployment.

BC is proud to be the All-American team with pragmatic training from expert instructors.

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This Oracle  Business Intelligence  Suite Enterprise Edition course is designed for practicing Oracle professionals, particularly report developers, business analysts,  and subject matter experts who already have basic experience with Oracle.

Curriculum Design

This Oracle  Business Intelligence  Suite Enterprise Edition course was designed by Donald K. Burleson, an acknowledged leader in Oracle database administration.  Mr. Burleson has over two decades of real-world Business Intelligence experience, and strategic data analysis.  In this intensive training course, Mr. Burleson shares hidden secrets for maximizing your investment in the Oracle  Business Intelligence Suite.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this Oracle Business Intelligence training course the student will be able to create professional level dashboards and reports using Oracle Answers and Dashboards.  This course also shows how to take full advantage of all aspects of powerful OBIEE end-user tools by working through practical demonstrations and hands on exercises there on site, tailored to meet your business needs!

Oracle Classes


Oracle  Business Intelligence  Suite

(Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, or OBIEE)

Oracle Dashboard & Report Application Development Syllabus

A hands on  intensive two day customized Oracle Business Intelligence course.
Specific course topics will be customized to your specific Business Intelligence project needs


  • Introductions and Overview                                     

  • Answers Basics: Creating a Request                         

  • Filtering, Totals, and Formatting Tabular Views        

  • Charting Basics                                                        

  • Intermediate Charting and Chart Formatting Basics   

  • Pivot Table Basics                                                   

  • Adding Calculations and Data Formatting                 

  • Using Bins                                                               

  • Conditional Formatting Basics                                  

  • Advanced Formatting of Tabular Views                    

  • Column Selector Basics                                           

  • View Selector Basics                                               

  • Dashboard Basics                                                   

  • Combining View Selectors and Column Selectors    


  • Review Questions from Day One                                                        

  • Developing Dashboard Prompts                                                          

  • Adding “Is Prompted” Filters to Requests                                            

  • “Best Practice Guidelines for Tables and Pivot Tables”                         

  • Complex Charts: Line-Bar Combinations                                             

  • Adding a Saved Filter and Formatting an Existing Request                   

  • Tips on Developing Complex Requests Based upon Existing Requests

  • Complex Pivot Tables                                                                         

  • Ranking and Top and Bottom Requests                                               

  • Combining Column Selectors with a Single Chart View                        

  • Bubble Charts                                                                                     

  • Advanced Dashboard Formatting                                                         

  • Using Guided Navigation to Create Dashboard Alerts                           

  • Using Guided Navigation to Display or Hide Dashboard Sections         

  • Review: Tips, Tricks, and Frequently Asked Questions                        

To view all of our Oracle  Business Intelligence  Suite training courses please visit our main training page here.


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