IBM Cognos 10.2 - Report Studio

Active Report Authoring Fundamentals


Authoring Active Reports with IBM Cognos 10 is a one-day, instructor-led, online course. Students will create Active Reports using new features of Cognos 10 Report Studio including button bars, decks and other advanced techniques.

This is a fully interactive course. Participants will have practice performing the skills in our online classroom. The instructor is able to see each student's computer screen and offer guidance. A full set of course materials is included and hard copies sent prior to the class.


Techniques learned in this course are relevant to all versions of IBM Cognos BI v10.

The core techniques learned in this course is  relevant to Cognos Analytics, v11. Read details about similarities and differences between Cognos v10.x and v11.

Class Length

One Day



Suggested Attendees

Advanced report authors: individuals that design and develop corporate standard reports with strong authoring experience

Class Outline
  1. Understand Concepts Using Active Reports
  2. Convert Existing Reports to an Active Report
  3. Use Filter and Select in Active Reports
  4. Create Active Reports Using Decks and Cards
  5. Understand Advanced Features with Active Reports
    1. Create Active Reports with cascading controls
    2. Manage advanced control behaviors
    3. Work with additional controls optimized for mobile recipients
    4. Create Active Reports using advanced visualizations and the RAVE engine
Registration Details

  • Senturus accepts payment by credit card, purchase order and invoice.
  • Paying party will receive a payment confirmation email upon payment receipt.
  • Each registered student will receive an email with the course confirmation and details on how to access the online classroom.
  • A full, hard copy set of course materials is shipped to each United States based student a few days prior to the start of class.
  • *International students will receive electronic copies of the course guide in place of a hard copy. These students may print one hard copy of the guide for their own personal use during the course. The course materials are copyrighted and any other reproduction or distribution of these materials is strictly prohibited.

We recommend that all attendees have two displays (monitors) so they can see the training presentation and their hands-on class work simultaneously.

Audio for attendees is via VoIP and a PC Headset is highly recommended. Audio is also available via teleconference using a TOLL number.

Cancellations made ten or more calendar days prior to the first day of the course receive a 100% refund.

Cancellations made between five and nine calendar days prior to the first day of the course, receive a 50% refund.

Registrants will be charged 100% of the enrollment fee if a cancellation request is not received at least five calendar days prior to the first day of the course.