Pre-Conference Workshops

Hands-on lab: SAP Business Planning and Consolidation: How to simplify plan and report design

David Dixon, TruQua Enterprises
Scott Cairncross, TruQua Enterprises
Monday, March 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Petrus 2

Attend this two-part hands-on workshop for a full day of real-world exercises that will provide a proven, systematic approach for building plans and reports in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. Whether you are a beginner or a BPC veteran, this session will guide you through the fundamentals of plan and report. 

Part 1: Building a cost planning application 

During Part 1 of this session, walk through a proven method for building your own cost center planning application in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. You'll receive:

  • An end-to-end review that details how to load SAP data into SAP Business Planning and Consolidation via the data manager
  • Guidance for efficiently mapping data to your planning scenarios via transformation and conversion files
  • Tips for writing Script Logic for allocations and executing via the data manager
  • Instruction for running reports in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1
Part 2: Mastering report creation in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 

During Part 2 of this session, you'll get up-close, hands-on experience for building, creating, and pulling reports in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1. By attending, you'll have the opportunity to:
  • Walk through a proven methodology for creating, maintaining, and modifying dynamic reports and input forms
  • Better understand the dynamic formatting templates that are pre-delivered with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation and how you can customize them to fit the unique needs of your organization
  • See firsthand how SAP Business Planning and Consolidation differs in dashboarding capabilities from SAP BusinessObjects BI tools
  • Get tips for utilizing reporting features in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, such as drag-and-drop and drill-through functionality