IBM Cognos ICM Reporting Using Presenter Version 7.3 (1R012)

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About this Course

This course equips you with the skills required to design and create Presenter reports in IBM Cognos ICM. In a highly interactive environment, a Certified Instructor will guide you through the use of layout tables, data components (calculations, parameters, values, and sources), reusable report templates, user defined report options such as pick lists and submit buttons, and report formatting options. Examples used during class will include a commission statement with drilldown functionality and a "what-if" modeling report.

Audience Profile

This intermediate course is recommended for all project team members who are responsible for defining or creating reports.

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the Presenter Module
  • Identify and explain the use of data and presentation components
  • Design and create a Presenter report using layout tables
  • Format a Presenter report
  • Create reusable Presenter report templates
  • Insert charts and user defined reporting options
  • Describe how Presenter reports can be shared with users


You are expected to be proficient in Windows, Internet Explorer, and Excel. Students also need to have completed Incentive Compensation Management 1.

Course Outline

1. Navigation

2. Data components

  • Parameters, Values and Data Sources
  • Presentation components
    • Layout tables, data grids, fixed grids, charts, maps, gauges, images, text, text controls and picklist controls
  • Report templates
  • Links
  • Modeling (self-calculating)