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IBM Cognos Planning: Explore and Contribute to Plans (V10.1) (P8104G)

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  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Course Duration 1 day.
IBM Cognos Planning: Explore and Contribute to Plans (V10.1) - is an instructor-led course that provides you with a solid understanding of the Planning Contributor Web application. At the end of the course, you will be able to access and navigate your corporate Contributor Workflow application, know how to efficiently enter data into the Web grid and how to save and submit the data. You will learn about the planner and the reviewer roles in Planning Contributor, how to manage workflow, and how to take the grid offline. You will also learn how to import data to the grid and export data to Excel.

Who Should Attend

  • This basic course is intended for Contributors.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Knowledge of your organization's data and structure
  • Experience using a Web browser

Course Objectives

  • Please refer to course overview.

Course Content

Introduction to the IBM Cognos Planning Solution
  • Describe IBM Cognos Planning
  • Identify the components of IBM Cognos Planning
  • Identify the roles in the IBM Cognos Planning process
  • Describe the IBM Cognos Planning process flow
Fundamentals of the Contributor Workflow Screen
  • Describe IBM Cognos Connection
  • Identify the elements on the Contributor Workflow screen
Enter Data in the Contributor Grid
  • Describe the Contributor grid
  • Identify the data entry process
  • View, load, and submit data in the Contributor grid
Participate in Plans
  • Examine the planning process
  • Identify the workflow states
  • Take ownership from another user
  • Work offline
Import and Export Data
  • Export data to Excel workbooks
  • Import data using system links
  • Import data from external sources using local links
Use the Contributor Add-in for Excel
  • Identify the features of the Contributor Add-in for Excel
  • Enter Contributor data in Excel
  • View Contributor data in Excel
  • Submit ad review Contributor data in Excel

Course ID: P8104G

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