About SAP Analytics Cloud
Faculty Profile
Course Syllabus

SAP Analytics Cloud is a robust, agile analytics platform. It can integrate the existing business apps; connect databases and different information sources. It can handle enterprise-level Internet of Things information, create analyzed visual output with segregated data and deliver consistent insights to the business that is easily accessible in the cloud.

Some of the benefits of SAP Analytics Cloud for medium and large-sized entities are: collaborative planning, generate data insights for faster and better business decision-making, a higher value from existing investments, easy communication, improved business performance, predictive analytics, faster return on investment, single source of data truth, customized dashboard, etc.

At Version IT training institute, we will provide guidance, support, and advice on all the matters relating to your course right from the day you enroll. Our trainers are highly committed to your success in the industry, and they will help you earn industry-recognized qualifications and required skills. Commit yourself to a bright future.

Murali Profile

Murali is currently working as Sr. BI Solution Architect specializing in Business Intelligence, Reporting, Data Visualization, and ETL. Prior to he worked as a Tech lead in Accenture for H TO H Capability. He was also awarded various awards for his dedication and excellence towards his work.

He has completed his MSIS ,Mphil (VHDL ) in Master of science in Information System from The BITS with a concentration in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Data Analytics, and SAP. He is also awarded the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor academic honor award for being in the top 10% of Employees in the Accenture in this program.

Looking for full-time opportunities in Business Intelligence and Analytics domain. Excellent communication skills, never say die attitude, incredible organizational skills merged with aptitude and diligence to meet a challenge is his motto to make a difference in an organization. His education, professional skills, and experience would be a valuable asset to the company.

Technical Skills

Reporting and Analysis: SAC, Tableau, Power BI, Design Studio, Dashboard, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, BeX, Qlik View

MS-Excel: V-lookup, Pivot Table, Power view, Regression, ANOVA, F-test, T-test, Descriptive statistics

Platform & Tools: SAP BW, HANA, SAP BO, SAS Enterprise Miner, Google Analytics, WebI, Design Studio

Programming: Python, SQL, SAS, C

Databases: SAP HANA, MS Access, Sharepoint, MySQL, Oracle

Certifications: SAP Analytics Cloud, Google Analytics, Google Adwords

Competencies: Analytics, Data Visualization, Time Management, Team Working, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Leadership, CSR


UNIT-1: Overview & Positioning

  • SAP Analytics Cloud Architecture Overview
  • SAC vs other BI tools
  • Benefits & core functionalities of SAC
  • Cloud vs On-Premise vs Hybrid
  • SAP Analytic Cloud Client tools and Importance

UNIT-2: Connections

  • Overview of Connections
  • Live Connections
  • Import Connections
  • Connecting and accessing Flat file data
  • Connecting and accessing Cloud applications
  • Connecting and accessing Cloud databases
  • Connecting and accessing SAP-HANA
  • Connecting and accessing Odata services

UNIT-3: Modelling

  • What is MODEL
  • Components of MODEL
  • Working with Dimension and Classification
  • Configuring Geo-Dimension
  • Working with Measures
  • Working with Transformations
  • Working with Variables
  • Data Blending

UNIT-4: Business Intelligence

  • Desinging SAC Stories
  • Working with Custom Templates
  • Working with Standard Templates
  • Working with Canvas-Responsive & Grid modes
  • Working with Designer(Builder panel , Styling Panel)
  • Filters in SAC
  • Query level filters
  • Story level filters
  • Page level filters
  • Widget level filters
  • Advanced Filters
  • Linked Analysis
  • Hyperlinking
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Customizing Measures
  • Customizing Dimensions
  • Data blending
  • Working with Chart widget
  • Working with Table widget
  • Working with Geo Map widget
  • R language basics
  • Generating R based Stories

UNIT-5: Augmented Analytics

  • What is Augmented Analytics
  • Smart Search
  • Smart Discovery
  • Smart Insights

UNIT-6: Analytics Designer

  • What is SAP Analytics Designer
  • Difference between SAC Stories vs SAP Analytics Designer
  • Analytics Designer overview and walkthrough
  • Outline,Designer,Error & reference panels
  • Design mode vs Run mode vs View mode
  • Desingning basic Analytic application
  • working with Container widgets
  • Implementing filters
  • working with Drop-down,Radibutton,Checkbox componets
  • working with script variables
  • working with script objects
  • Configuring and implementing Dynamic Visibility
  • Working with Loop functions and Conditional Statements
  • Implementing Hyperlinking and Explorer option

UNIT-7: Predictive Scenario

  • Predictive scenario overview
  • SAC Stories vs SAC Applications vs SAC Predictive
  • Working with Datasets,Variables
  • Implementing Classification Precitive Model
  • Implementing Regression Predictive Model
  • Implementing Timeseries Predictive Model
  • Generating predictive stories

UNIT-8: Administration

  • SAC Architecture Overview
  • Working with Roles(Standard vs Custom)
  • Defining Team(s)
  • Defining User(s)
  • Working with dataloading and scheduling
  • SAP Cloud connector
  • SAP Analyics Cloud Agent
  • SAC Lifecycle management/Transports

UNIT-9: SAC Roadmap & Certification

  • SAC Roadmaps(Current vs Future)
  • SAC Project Implementation landscapes
  • SAC Certification Overview
  • ECC/BW/BO/S4-HANA/HANA-> SAC Migration Strategy

UNIT-10: SAC Planning

  • SAC Planning Overview
  • Building a Planning model
  • Currency Table Configuration
  • Working with Value Driver Tree
  • Working with Data actions
  • Working with Data actions
  • Configuring allocations
  • Working with Distributions
  • Predictive forecasting implementation
  • Generating Stories using planning models
  • Generating analytic applications using planning models

Frequently asked Questions(FAQ’s)

What is SAP Analytics Cloud?

SAC aka SAP Analytics Cloud is a Cloud based solution from SAP capable of BI, Planning & Predictive activities

Is SAP Analytics Cloud an advanced version for SAP Business Objects(SAP-BO)?

SAC is not entirely a replacement for SAP-BO but definitely a Cloud Version with flavor of SAP BOBI or SAP BOBJ

Who can learn SAP analytics cloud?

SAP BW Consultant(SAP BIW or SAP BI or SAP BW)

SAP Business Objects (SAP BO) consultant

SAP Xcelcius consultant

SAP Lumira Discovery consultant

SAP Lumira Designer consultant

SAP Crystal Reports Consultant

SAP BODS Consultant

SAP Information Steward Consultant

SAP HANA Consultant

SAP BPC Consultant

SAP ABAP Consultant

SAP S4HANA Consultants

SAP BW4HANA or SAP BW on HANA Consultants

SAP LoB Consultants(SAP Ariba/SAP Success Factors/SAP Concur/SAP Field glass/SAP Qualtrics)

SAP Business by Design Consultants

Non-SAP Consultants with SQL knowledge

What are the pre requisites?

No pre requisite knowledge is required

Is Certification available for SAP Analytics Cloud?


What is SAC latest Certification Code?



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