Course announcements

  • Training content for the SAP SuccessFactors Academy courses is provided via the SAP Learning Hub.
  • This course is not intended for customers. Customers should reference the customer training catalog for available offerings. If you are a customer administrator, please explore the customer catalog and get accredited via the SFX Accreditation program.
  • Only registered SAP Partner consultants will be provided with provisioning rights once they have been certified. Independent consultants, even if certified, will not be provided with provisioning rights. There are no exceptions to this policy.
  • The course provides an overview of Self Service Reporting Tools and Custom Reporting Tools and covers the Reporting and Analytics suite, Tile-Based Dashboard Framework, Online Report Designer, Ad Hoc Report Builder, and additional report types. The course also provides an overview on how to enable various SAP SuccessFactors Reporting and Analytics tools within Provisioning. This course is intended for functional consultants configuring SAP SuccessFactors Reporting tools, including Ad Hoc (BIRT), Pixel Perfect Talent Cards (PPTC), Online Report Designer (ORD), Dashboards, Compensation Statements, Custom Print Layout, and LMS Report Designer.


  • Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify when to use Self Service Reporting Tools vs. Custom Reporting Tools
  • Use tile-based dashboard to:
    • Manage Dashboards
    • Access, build, and assign access to tiles
    • Construct and share tile-based dashboards
    • Use filters and themes on the dashboard data
    • Differentiate between tiles, portlets, and standard dashboards
  • Use Online Report Designer to:
    • Explain the basic functions of Online Report Designer
    • Build and customize queries and reports using Detailed and Advanced Reporting
    • Create pivots using Pivot Query Designer
    • Create and format reports using Report Designer
    • Use Report Distributor and manage too permissions for End Users
    • Use advanced reporting features in Detailed and Advanced Reporting
  • Use Ad Hoc Report Builder to:
    • Describe Ad Hoc Reports and their usage
    • Grant various Ad Hoc Reporting privileges
    • Create basic Ad Hoc Reports
    • Copy, edit, and delete existing Ad Hoc Reports
    • Share and unshare Ad Hoc Hoc Reports with other users
    • Export and upload report definitions
  • Describe additional report types and how to:
    • Access Pixel Perfect Talent Cards (PPTC)
    • Locate additional information on Compensation Statements
    • Execute LMS Reporting
  • Create, use, and access a Custom Layout Report
  • Describe the purpose of the analytics and reporting solution for functional consultants
  • Enable Ad Hoc Reporting in Provisioning
  • Enable Ad Hoc with BIRT in Provisioning
  • Explain the difference between BIRT and Ad Hoc Reporting
  • Manage additional Provisioning settings
  • Identify which BIRT version needs to be used in combination with Ad Hoc reports
  • Describe how to develop a BIRT template
  • Schedule a report in a Provisioning Job
  • Enable PPTC in Provisioning
  • Identify PPTC permission limitations
  • Configure PPTC in multi-language configurations
  • Describe PPTC configuration for splitting PPTC files
  • Identify common PPTC issues
  • Enable Online Report Designer for different data sources
  • Describe options for creating tiles
  • Describe the development process for Compensation Statements
  • Describe the purpose and goals of Custom Print
  • Describe an overview of LMS Report Designer
  • Export, upload, and permission in LMS templates


  • Consultants



  • THR80 or THR80e: Introduction to SAP SuccessFactors Academy
  • HR802e: SAP Activate for SAP SuccessFactors


  • An Introduction to SuccessFactors Solutions (free from openSAP)

Course based on software release

  • SAP SuccessFactors Reporting


  • Reporting and Analytics Suite Overview
  • Tile-Based Dashboard Framework
  • SAP SuccessFactors Online Report Designer
  • SAP SuccessFactors Ad Hoc Report Builder
  • Additional Report Types
  • Overview
  • Ad Hoc (BIRT)
  • Pixel Perfect Talent Cards (PPTC)
  • Online Report Designer (ORD)
  • Dashboards
  • Compensation Statements
  • Custom Print
  • LMS Report Designer