Crystal Reports

If you work with large amounts of data and need to create engaging reports with that data, then you need to learn Crystal Reports. As data analysis becomes increasingly important in business, knowing how to use Crystal Reports, SAP's widely-used business intelligence application, is critical. This course will teach you to use Crystal Reports and create custom SQL statements to analyze data and create reports that convey clear messages.

You will learn to format reports, to filter and group data,...

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6 Months / 100 Course Hrs
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Course code: GES3013

What you will learn

  • To work with reports and custom SQL statements
  • To connect to a data source
  • To select subsets of data and perform analysis
  • To format reports and share with others

How you will benefit

  • You will gain the skills to successfully and confidently work with Crystal Reports software.
  • You will work with SQL and Crystal Reports to learn the basics through advanced concepts of Crystal Reports.

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 100 course hours
  1. Introduction to Crystal Reports
    1. Getting Acquainted with Crystal Reports
    2. Formatting Reports
    3. Working with Objects
    4. Filtering Reports
    5. Sorting and Grouping Reports
    6. Using Basic Formulas
    7. Advanced Formatting
    8. Exporting and Distribution
  2. Intermediate Crystal Reports
    1. Crystal Reports Review
    2. Using Parameters
    3. Using Subreports
    4. Charts
    5. Cross-Tabulation Reports
    6. Advanced Techniques
    7. Report Alerts
  3. Introduction to SQL
    1. Relational Database Basics
    2. Simple SELECTs
    3. Advanced SELECTs
    4. Subqueries, Joins, and Unions
  4. Advanced Crystal Reports
    1. Crystal Reports Review
    2. Working with SQL
    3. Advanced Functions
    4. Geographic Mapping

Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.

Prerequisites:

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in database concepts. Prior to enrolling, you should have basic computer skills and a basic understanding of data management and analysis programs such as Introduction to Microsoft Access and Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent experience.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Crystal Reports (not included in enrollment). A free 30 day trial is available.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software is not included in the cost of enrollment. All software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.

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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.

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