SAP BI/BW Online Training


SAP which stands for Systems Applications and Products has several different branches of specialization. One of these is BI and BW.  Where BI stands for Business Intelligence, BW is the essential part of SAP known better as SAP NetWeaver. Both of these specializations have several training programs in classrooms, institutes as well as online. The most popularly acclaimed are the online modules for the considerable advantages they have over other modes of training.

Benefits of Online SAP BI/BW Training

As mentioned above, there are several advantages to online training in these disciplines. Compared to other modes of training, some of the benefits are as follows:

  • Flexible hours
  • Repetition of lectures is possible
  • Cheaper fees than in an actual institute
  • Easy access to internet and other additional aids while studying
  • Flexible deadlines for assignments
  • Uninterrupted studies due to lack of external influences
  • Instant feedback
  • Improved retention due to well-designed multimedia and graphic representation
  • Concentrated expertise
  • Updated content at a reasonable price

Course details

The training course duration for online SAP BI/BW usually takes three to four weeks. It comes under the category of “technical” and in total time taken it usually averages at about 40 hours. The study hours required are usually about 2 to 3 hours per day. The access to systems however usually is valid for about 3 months which gives the candidate sufficient time in case they need to do any re-evaluation.
The topics that are usually covered are:

  • Introduction to SAP BI
  • Data Extraction/Acquisition
  • Enterprise Data Warehousing
  • Enterprise Query, Analysis and Reporting

Price Detail

Depending on which online institute you register with, the price of the course can vary from $500.00 to $1,600.00.

How to choose best online training center

Considering that it is an online course that is being pursued, the best place to start looking is on the internet.  The best approach is to browse the internet and make a list of the most promising sites. Once a few have been shortlisted, you can contact the remaining ones either through telephone or email, and register with the one that seems to suit your needs.

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