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IBM Cognos Planning: Explore and Contribute to Plans (V10.1) is an instructor-led course that provides you with a solid understanding of the Planning Contributor Web application. At the end of the course, you will be able to access and navigate your corporate Contributor Workflow application, know how to efficiently enter data into the Web grid and how to save and submit the data. You will learn about the planner and the reviewer roles in Planning Contributor, how to manage workflow, and how to take the grid offline. You will also learn how to import data to the grid and export data to Excel.
This basic course is intended for Contributors.
You should have:
- Knowledge of your organization's data and structure
- Experience using a Web browser
Please refer to Course Overview for description information.
Introduction to IBM Cognos Planning Contributor
- discuss the components of the IBM Cognos Planning solution
- examine features of the Planning Contributor Web application
- discover methods to enter data in the Planning Contributor Web grid
- load and submit data in the Planning Contributor Web grid
Participate in the Plan
- examine the user roles and workflow states
- bounce users from the application
- work offline
Import and Export Data
- export data to Excel workbooks
- import data using system links
- import data from external sources using local links
- link to another Planning Contributor tab using local links
Use the IBM Cognos Planning Contributor Add-in for Microsoft Excel (Optional)
- examine the Planning Contributor Add-in for Microsoft Excel
- enter, save, and submit Planning Contributor data using the add-in
- modify the display of Planning Contributor data in Excel
- annotate data in Excel
- import and export data
What do I need to bring with me to my public class?
All required learning materials and equipment are provided in the classroom.
When do public training course fees have to be paid?
For public training classes payment must be received no later than three business days prior to the first day of class in order to remain in the class and confirm your seat. Failure to provide payment by this date may result in removal from the class, and/or late cancellation fees applied. You can submit payment in the form of a Purchase Order or credit card.
On-site (private) Course Pricing:
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What is the cancellation policy?
Requests for cancellations or date transfers need to be received at least ten (10) business days prior to the event start date in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation or reschedule request is received less than ten (10) business days before the start date, the penalty of 100% of the cost of the course will be applied, resulting in no amount of the fee being refunded. Refunds will not be allowed for “no-shows” in our public training or IVA courses. This cancellation policy is strictly enforced.
What happens if Agile Solutions needs to cancel or reschedule a course?
Agile Solutions reserves the right to cancel events for any reason at any time. Cancellation liability for Agile Solutions, if Agile Solutions cancels the course, is limited to the return of course payment ONLY. Agile Solutions will not reimburse registrants for any other costs including but not limited to any travel cancellation fees or penalties, including airfare and hotel costs. PLEASE NOTE: If your registration status is either “Approved”, or “Pending Payment” you have not been confirmed for the class and it is recommended that you do not make any travel arrangements until you have received a confirmation e-mail letting you know the class and registration is confirmed.
How will I know if my course has been rescheduled?
Agile Solutions reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a course due to low enrollment or if necessitated by other circumstances. Agile Solutions will contact you via e-mail or phone to inform you of the change of schedule. Once you have been notified you may reschedule or receive a full credit. Agile Solutions shall not be liable for any other costs including but not limited to any non-refundable travel arrangements if a course is rescheduled or cancelled.