• The “SAP Certified Application Associate – Business Intelligence with SAP BW 7.4 & SAP BI 4.1” certification exam verifies that the candidate has the required knowledge in the areas of the SAP Business Warehouse and Business Intelligence as it pertains to the application consultant profile. This certificate builds on the basic knowledge gained by a BI consultant and preferably refined by practical experience within a BI project team.

Topic Areas

Please see below the list of topics that may be covered within this certification and the courses that cover them. Its accuracy does not constitute a legitimate claim; SAP reserves the right to update the exam content (topics, items, weighting) at any time.

Management of BEx Queries > 12%

Manage BEx queries, tranlate queries, and optimze their performance, and describe the authorization concept.

SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio > 12%

Use the Design Studio to create analytical applications (including scripting).

Business Explorer Query Designer (BEx Query Designer) > 12%

Use Bex Query Designer to create reports including the advanced options and features.

Analysis > 12%

Create workbooks and workspaces using SAP BusinessObjects Analysis.

SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence 8% – 12%

Create Web Intelligence documents with and without SAP Business Warehouse.

SAP Crystal Reports < 8%

Use SAP Crystal Reports and SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise to create reports with and without SAP Business Warehouse.

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards < 8%

Use Dashboards with and without SAP Business Warehouse.

SAP BusinessObjects Explorer < 8%

Create information spaces using SAP BusinessObjects Explorer and describe ist connectivity with SAP BW.

Semantic Layer in SAP BI < 8%

Describe the semantic layer in SAP BusinessObjects BI and create unsevers using the Information design Tool.

BI Foundation < 8%

Differentiate the various SAP BusinessObjects solutions and describe aspects of intergrating those with SAP BW.

General Information

Exam Preparation

Each specific certification comes with its own set of preparation tactics. We define them as “Topic Areas” and they can be found on each exam description. You can find the number of questions, the duration of the exam, what areas you will be tested on, and recommended course work and content you can reference.

Please be aware that the professional- level certification also requires several years of practical on-the-job experience and addresses real-life scenarios.

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