Business data comes from a variety of sources and is stored in various formats. The volume and variety of business data presents immense potential for understanding and responding to customer requirements and business process optimization. In order to realize this potential, SAP provides the Crystal Reports reporting tool. Crystal Reports has supplanted the BusinessExplorer report designer as SAP's standard enterprise reporting tool. Crystal Reports provides the interface to allow business users to extract and present formatted, layout-centric reports from business data. Crystal Reports provides a very user-friendly interface to various data sources, including data sources outside of the SAP realm. This course provides an introduction to the Crystal Reports reporting tool, including an initiation to the user-friendly interface, the various formatting and layout options, as well as the various methods of data access made available to all levels of users through Crystal Reports.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the features of the Crystal Reports user interface
  • Recognise the relationship between the information in the Explorer tools and what appears in a report
  • Identify the steps for hiding details in a web-based report
  • Cetermine whether to use live or saved data for a given report
  • Recognise the key features and concepts related to Crystal Reports
  • Recognise the procedure for using the report creation wisard to create a report
  • Recognise the procedure for creating a report using the Blank Report option
  • Recognise the procedure for adding and formatting a report title
  • Recognise the procedure for using the Dependency Checker tool


Individuals, such as managers and project team members, who are responsible for extracting and analyzing information using SAP BusinessObjects

91 Minutes

365 Days