Cognos Reporting Tool Training

Users consuming data from enterprise resources use Cognos as their main reporting tool for operational data.  Courses listed below are based on user roles and licensing.  Please review roles needed for your position with your supervisor.

COG 101 - Cognos Analytics Navigation

Introductory course for all Cognos users.  Course covers basic navigation, report usage features, folder and report properties, and report output options.

Cognos Analytics Navigation Training Manual

COG 111 - Cognos Analytics Scheduler

Completion of COG 101 is required.  Create scheduled report output within the Cognos portal for email distribution or viewing within Cognos Analytics. User best practices and scheduler properties and options are also covered. 

Cognos Analytics Scheduler manual

COG 301 - Cognos Analytics Authoring Lite

Completion of COG101 is required.  Cognos Authoring Lite is a two hour course offering a lighter reporting option using drop and drag features. (Replaces Query Studio).

Cognos Analytics Authoring Lite User Guide  

COG 401 - Cognos Analytics Authoring

Completion of COG 101 or HR/FI Data Training is required.  Cognos Analytics Authoring is a two-day course offering report authoring capabilities including advanced formatting and filtering, prompt generation, and paging controls.  This tool allows for a more robust experience in data handling and report construction.

Cognos Analytics Authoring User Guide


Creating a Cognos Schedule

Demo of creating a schedule, including creating a report view and setting prompt selections.