IBM Cognos 10.2 - Workspace Advanced

Self-Service Relational Authoring and Dashboarding


Self-Service Relational Authoring and Dashboarding with IBM Cognos 10.2 Workspace is a one-day, instructor-led, online course. Students will perform self-service authoring and dashboard assembly using IBM Cognos 10.2 Workspace and Workspace Advanced.

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 version 10.

The core techniques learned in this course are relevant to the next generation of IBM Cognos Analytics version 11. Read details about similarities and differences between Cognos v10.x and v11.

Class Length

One Day



Suggested Attendees

Consumers of business intelligence information (business users)

Class Outline
  1. Introduction to Cognos Workspace
    1. Understand the differences between Cognos Workspace and Cognos Workspace Advanced
    2. Access Cognos Workspace Advanced
    3. Explore Cognos Workspace Advanced interface
  2. Use Pre-Existing Content in a Workspace
  3. Enhance the Dashboard in Cognos Workspace Using Ad-Hoc Features, Tabs and Filters
  4. Extend Analysis with Cognos Workspace Advanced Functionality
  5. Create Reports Using Cognos Workspace Advanced
    1. Create list, crosstab and chart reports
      1. Choose a report format
      2. Build a report
      3. Use available query items
      4. Use calculated query items
    2. Summarize data
    3. Suppress and filter data
    4. Use formatting to improve presentation of a report
    5. Apply conditional styles (exception highlighting)
    6. Add advanced calculations
    7. Group and sort data
    8. Create advanced filter definitions
    9. Extend reports with external data
    10. Format data and other report objects
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.