IBM Cognos
Planning Analyst
Overview Training

CDP Essentials Series: IBM Cognos Planning
Analyst Overview training course


Auckland, Wellington or onsite at your location anywhere in New Zealand.


Cognos Planning Analyst Overview is a two day workshop designed to provide users with an understanding of the key concepts of Analyst, along with basic modelling knowledge. Through a variety of theory and practical modelling examples, attendees gain confidence to explore existing models and learn skills required for performing simple tasks.


  • What is an Analyst model?
  • Creating simple D-Lists.
  • Identifying complex calculations in D-Lists.
  • Modifying existing D-Lists.
  • Creating D-Cubes and using quick data entry techniques.
  • Creating, editing and executing simple D-Links.
  • Understanding and analysing complex D-Links.
  • Importing data from a flat file.
  • Exporting data to a flat file.
  • Running a Macro.
  • Creating a simple Excel report.


Employees who need to understand the core elements of IBM Cognos Planning Analyst models, but who are unlikely to be involved in building extensive and complex models.


Attendance at an IBM Cognos Planning Analyst Overview course.


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