The focus of this three day course is to highlight the important steps to be considered during the design and implementation process of metadata modeling. This knowledge is key to ensure that all future work will produce consistent and predictable results during end user analysis.

Course Outline

This three-day instructor-led metadata modeling course is best suited to the following audiences:

  • New to both metadata modeling and data warehousing
  • Upgrading from previous versions
  • Knowledge refresher
During the session, students will be introduced to the entire Framework Manager lifecycle, beginning with the planning phase, all the way through to publishing the model for user consumption.
Each topic will be highlighted with in-depth workshops, question


A good comprehension of Microsoft Windows and the Office suite is mandatory.
An understanding of the standard IBM Cognos 10 BI portal (Cognos Connection) is beneficial.

High-level Curriculum

  • Framework Manager Overview
  • Access your Data
  • Framework Manager Objects and Terminology
  • Create Packages Organize your Projects
  • Generating and Creating Relationships
  • Filters
  • Calculations
  • Work with Dimensionally Modeled Data
  • Extra Features